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PAINTING / OBJECTS

PAINTING / OBJECTS

June 30, 2024

painting / objects Melinda HarperZhejun (Joyce) HuangHannah MaskellJackson McLarenGiles Ryder Masato Takasaka curated by Craig Easton and Aaron Martin July 5 – 27th, 2024 Catalogue PAINTING OBJECTS There’s a line in that title somewhere and I don’t just mean the oblique.  Ok maybe it is oblique. But where does a painting, specifically an abstract painting, … Read More

ANNA STEELE | REDACTED

ANNA STEELE | REDACTED

June 24, 2024

Anna Steele Redacted July 5 – 27th, 2024 ANNA STEELE Catalogue This body of work is a translation of my experience of the urban landscape. Watching a city change and evolve over time presents us with a layered environment of past and present. In thinking about the transformation of a space, the constructed and deconstructed, … Read More

KERRIE WILSON MCCONCHIE | VAGUE GREY CLOUD

KERRIE WILSON MCCONCHIE | VAGUE GREY CLOUD

June 24, 2024

Kerri Wilson McConchie Vague Grey Cloud July 5 – 27th, 2024   With a practice focusing on drawing, installation, video and projection, I create work addressing themes of instability and unknowing. Drawings and material fragments transform through digital processes and form the basis of animated choreographed sequences. Personal memory and aspects of the human condition … Read More

KENDAL HEYES | TIME AND THE OCEAN

KENDAL HEYES | TIME AND THE OCEAN

June 24, 2024

Kendal Heyes Time and the Ocean July 5 – 27th, 2024 KENDAL HEYES Catalogue This exhibition brings together three major works from a series of exhibitions called Time and the Ocean, held over four years at Articulate Project Space in Leichhardt, Sydney. This is the first time the three major works have been shown together. … Read More

WENDY KELLY | VARIATIONS: ONE PLUS ONE

WENDY KELLY | VARIATIONS: ONE PLUS ONE

June 24, 2024

Wendy Kelly Variations: One Plus One July 5 – 27th, 2024 WENDY KELLY Catalogue These works continue to explore the visual themes of abstraction and geometry through the immediacy of the linocut technique. Using twelve plates, either singularly or in a multiple over-printing format, these unique state prints develop a strong graphic geometrical quality of … Read More

STEFANIE SCHULTE | CAREFULLY PLANNED INTUITION

STEFANIE SCHULTE | CAREFULLY PLANNED INTUITION

May 21, 2024

Stefanie Schulte Carefully Planned Intuition June 7th – 29th, 2024 Stefanie Schulte Catalogue Navigating between control and surprise, between rational planning and spontaneity, between colour theory and intuition, I try to explore a parallel to the idea of emotion and poetry shining through the almost mathematical approaches to music of baroque composers. I like to … Read More

GABRIEL COLE | LOVE LETTERS FROM PERUGINA

GABRIEL COLE | LOVE LETTERS FROM PERUGINA

May 21, 2024

Gabriel Cole Letters from Perugina June 7th – 29th, 2024 Gabriel Cole Catalogue Love Letters from Perugina explores the relationship between the industrial component of spatial design and the quantitative spirit of human emotion. In his new body of work, Gabriel Cole seeks to distil passing moments of wisdom into physical objects. Through humour and … Read More

DANNY JARRATT | TEMPORAL CRASH

DANNY JARRATT | TEMPORAL CRASH

May 21, 2024

Danny Jarratt Temporal Crash June 7th – 29th, 2024 Danny Jarratt Catalogue Temporal Crash explores the relationship between time, humans, and success. This research uses time travel to explores preconceived notions of time and how humans are policed by time. We have cultural timelines for almost any task we undertake. Aren’t you too old to … Read More

DALE NASON | POSITION DESCRIPTION

DALE NASON | POSITION DESCRIPTION

May 21, 2024

Dale Nason Position Description June 7th – 29th, 2024   Dale Nason presents artefacts from critical making processes exploring relief printing of fonts and other typographic gestures. Holding the position of teacher, student and technician simultaneously whilst rematerializing a place for graphic design learning, more-than-human discourses emerge problematizing his everyday workflow. Observing and participating in … Read More

MARK GALEA | STANDARD

MARK GALEA | STANDARD

May 20, 2024

Mark Galea Standard June 7th – 29th, 2024 Catalogue Mark Galea Standard Standard is a response to a series of paintings that were made during the Victorian Covid 19 lockdown and later exhibited at Occasional Space, Carlton. The earlier series was called, untitled, incidental format, referring to the support on which the paintings were made, … Read More

THE DISTANT EDGE | LEAH TESCHENDORFF & JOHN TESCHENDORFF

THE DISTANT EDGE | LEAH TESCHENDORFF & JOHN TESCHENDORFF

April 24, 2024

THE DISTANT EDGE Leah TeschendorffJohn Teschendorff May 3rd – 25th, 2024   Leah Teschendorff Equanimity. This is what the grids, this is what the colours bring me. The ability to maintain a deep sensation of inner calmness, stillness and even-mindedness when dire external circumstances threaten to over whelm. As forests burn, ancient trees are felled, … Read More

ANTONIA SELLBACH | CONVERSATIONS WITH FORM

ANTONIA SELLBACH | CONVERSATIONS WITH FORM

April 24, 2024

Antonia Sellbach Conversations with Form May 3rd – 25th, 2024 ANTONIA SELLBACH Catalogue Through the method of collage, this series brings together materials such as wood, clay, plaster, hydrostone, sand, acrylic paint and oil pastel to explore serial groupings of abstract form and their intrinsic dialectic qualities. The action of amassing a set of abstract … Read More

BRONWYN MORTON | PUZZLE

BRONWYN MORTON | PUZZLE

April 24, 2024

Bronwyn Morton Puzzle May 3rd – 25th, 2024 Bronwyn Morton Catalogue Bronwyn’s recent works continue her ongoing inquiry into the art making process through geometric abstract explorations in a series that she refers to as simply, “puzzle like”. Composing these geometric abstract artworks involves entering a restricted world to undertake a challenge of arrangement and … Read More

EVA STIMSON CLARK | BEYOND CONTROL

EVA STIMSON CLARK | BEYOND CONTROL

April 24, 2024

Eva Stimson Clark Beyond Control May 3rd – 25th, 2024 EVA STIMSON CLARK Catalogue The exhibition, “Beyond Control”, features a series of wall pieces where Stimson Clark continues developing abstractions from repurposed materials. This collection of paint on canvas evolves from the artist’s ongoing fascination with processes of dissection and rearrangement, that allows found colour … Read More

ROBIN KINGSTON | EXPERIENCE OF THE EVERYDAY

ROBIN KINGSTON | EXPERIENCE OF THE EVERYDAY

April 24, 2024

Robin Kingston Experience of the Everyday May 3rd – 25th, 2024 Robin Kingston Catalogue Each of the artworks in this exhibition has its genesis in objects and situations from my everyday life whether it is a sequinned evening purse made by my grandmother, rugs in the house, the birch trees through a bedroom window decorated … Read More

JULIE SHIELS | MAKING STRANGE

JULIE SHIELS | MAKING STRANGE

March 19, 2024

Julie Shiels Making Strange April 5th – 27th, 2024 JULIE SHIELS Catalogue Making Strange is a snapshot of images captured when the selfie function on a mobile phone is turned away from the self and directed at the world around us. When this popular and often narcissistic mode of photography is upended, the familiar becomes … Read More

CAMILLE CHAPMAN | ALL MY FRIENDS AND EVERYONE IN MY LIFE (WHO I LOVE)

CAMILLE CHAPMAN | ALL MY FRIENDS AND EVERYONE IN MY LIFE (WHO I LOVE)

March 19, 2024

Camille Chapman All My Friends And Everyone In My Life (Who I Love) April 5th – 27th, 2024   Camille Chapman is a Melbourne/Naarm based non-binary artist with a film and painting practice. Graduating from Swinburne University of Technology with a Bachelors of Film and Television (Honours) in 2021, Camille has since turn their focus … Read More

INGMAR APINIS | COMPRESSED, REPRODUCED, RIPPED, REMIXED

INGMAR APINIS | COMPRESSED, REPRODUCED, RIPPED, REMIXED

March 19, 2024

Ingmar Apinis Compressed, Reproduced, Ripped, Remixed April 5th – 27th, 2024   Compressed, Reproduced, Ripped, Remixed considers the idea that life in the digital age, where the virtual/physical binary is breaking down, mirrors the fluidity of the Queer experience. For Queer individuals, long accustomed to challenging and transcending binaries, this dissolution of boundaries is familiar … Read More

JULIE VINCI | INTEREST OF CONFLICTS

JULIE VINCI | INTEREST OF CONFLICTS

March 19, 2024

Julie Vinci Interest of Conflicts April 5th – 27th, 2024   Interest of Conflicts is an exhibition of experimental new paintings. Presenting as abstract oil paintings I see these works as figurative representations of real objects. These objects are based on dirty and stained rags and pieces of cloth. Highlighting the very real artefacts that result … Read More

LACHLAN STONEHOUSE | GRID VARIATIONS

LACHLAN STONEHOUSE | GRID VARIATIONS

March 15, 2024

Lachlan Stonehouse Grid Variations April 5th – 27th, 2024   Lachlan Stonehouse, is an artist working across painting, drawing, and collage. In recent works and for his exhibition Grid Variations he explores innovative methods of constructing a canvas support prior to its painting. One such methods involves adhering lengths of roughly cut linen to specifically crafted wooden substrates. Once complete the painting support evokes a … Read More

EMMA LANGRIDGE | AS IS.

EMMA LANGRIDGE | AS IS.

February 28, 2024

Emma Langridge AS IS. March 1st – 23rd, 2024   The singular motif of these paintings is the ruled line. In cartographic and meteorological diagrams, lines are an indication of contour and continuity, denoting uniformity and equal value along their length. In this case, the line is repeated ad infinitum, amassing to fill the picture … Read More

every(n)one | group show

every(n)one | group show

February 28, 2024

every(n)one group exhibition March 1st -23rd, 2024 every(n)one Catalogue project space Michele Fountain, Rebecca George, Jen Hubert-Beresford, Juliet Jones, Elissa Sadgrove every(n)one looks for the threads or hard lines or sharp interruptions between the soft places, the old places – and finds voice in the spaces between the conceal and reveal, the embodied and alienated. … Read More

DENISE HONAN & EVA STIMSON CLARK | RIDICULOUS

DENISE HONAN & EVA STIMSON CLARK | RIDICULOUS

February 27, 2024

Project Space exhibition  Denise Honan & Eva Stimson Clark Ridiculous March 1st – 23rd, 2024   Ridiculous is the second collaborative exhibition bringing together the work of Denise Honan and Eva Stimson Clark, artists working on Euro-Yuroke land and the land of the Yalukit Willam people. Both have an ongoing creative practice grounded in engaging … Read More

CAITLIN RIGBY | LANDSCAPE.ESCAPE

CAITLIN RIGBY | LANDSCAPE.ESCAPE

February 27, 2024

Project Space exhibition Caitlin Rigby Landscape/Escape March 1st – 23rd, 2024   Landscape/Escape, invites a visual immersion into abstract landscapes expressed through a distinctive and limited palette of deep blue hues. The paintings’ symbolism of archways, night-scapes and open horizons are washed over, layered and diluted to offer suggestions of gestural forms. Within the transparent … Read More

MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2024 | PJ HICKMAN

MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2024 | PJ HICKMAN

February 18, 2024

PJ HICKMAN MELBOURNE ART FAIR BOOTH H2 February 22nd – 25th, 2024   PJ Hickman is renowned for his conceptual approach and witty articulation of a reductive Minimalist aesthetic, combined with a formalist conceptual approach to painting. He uses a playfully sophisticated blend of art historical references, wit, and contemporary revisionism, while simultaneously extending the … Read More

COLLAPSING SPACE | HELEN SMITH & JEREMY KIRWAN-WARD

COLLAPSING SPACE | HELEN SMITH & JEREMY KIRWAN-WARD

January 16, 2024

Collapsing Space Helen Smith & Jeremy Kirwan-Ward February 2nd – 24th, 2024   Main Gallery Historically, concrete and non-objective art have adhered to the notion of non-narrative. Within the conceptual premise for the exhibition, both artists have used layering, stacking and slumping to alter readings of space between planes, on both a visual and metaphoric … Read More

mono.poly.chromes

mono.poly.chromes

January 16, 2024

mono.poly.chromes curated by Misuzu (Missy) Ueda and Aaron Martin February 2nd – 24th, 2024 Project spaces 1 & 2   Adrien Allen (VIC), Raymond Carter (VIC), Richard Dunn (NSW), Kerrilee Dixon(VIC), Craig Easton (NZ), Michael Graeve (VIC), Billy Gruner (NSW), Melinda Harper (VIC), Jason Hartcup (VIC), Zhejun Huang (CHN), Kyle Jenkins(QLD), Sarah Keighery (NSW), Simon Klose (VIC), Tom Loveday (NSW), Aaron Martin (VIC), Sarah Robson (NSW), Stefanie Schulte (ACT), David … Read More

LET THE SUNSHINE IN

LET THE SUNSHINE IN

January 16, 2024

Let The Sunshine In Hannah Cooper (NSW), Lucia Dohrmann (SA), Jilly Edwards (UK), Amanda Ho (VIC), Kay Lawrence (SA), Sara Lindsay (VIC), Misako Nakahira (Japan), Robyn Phelan (VIC), Jacqueline Stojanovic (VIC), Cheryl Thornton (VIC) February 2nd – 24th, 20224   Project Space 3   Let the Sunshine In represents 10 multi-generational female visual artists, from Australia, … Read More

VOIDS

VOIDS

January 15, 2024

VOIDS Aaron Ashwood, John Elcatsha, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Isaac Lizardo, and Lilly Skipper. February 2nd – 24th, 2024 Project Space 4   Voids exhibition contemplates the possibilities of space, through processes of intervention and temporal assemblage. Artwork arrangements and performative gestures will take forms specific to site, embracing translating metaphors of the habitually unobserved. Artists consider … Read More

SIMON KLOSE | TO NOW

SIMON KLOSE | TO NOW

November 15, 2023

Simon Klose To Now November 15th – December 2nd, 2023   Painted or laid in on a flat surface, a table, unless applying spray paint. Nearly always masked off with tape, the colours and patterns, contrasting and complimentary, work together to build images alive to the moment, stimulating to see. Additionally, at first, the compositions … Read More

ELEANOR SUESS | PROJECTIVE ARTEFACTS

ELEANOR SUESS | PROJECTIVE ARTEFACTS

November 15, 2023

Eleanor Suess Projective Artefact November 15th – December 2nd, 2023 Eleanor is an artist and architect whose wider practice spans across a variety of media, including artists’ film, installation, model-making, photography, and cyanotype photograms, exploring the nature of spatial and temporal representation. For Projective Artefacts, Eleanor has included a range of work from the last … Read More

RHONDA BAUM | ASSUAGE

RHONDA BAUM | ASSUAGE

November 15, 2023

Rhonda Baum Assuage November 15th – December 2nd, 2023 RHONDA BAUM Catalogue   A subtitle for this show could well be ‘not business as usual’. Current sensibilities—in light of ongoing global conflicts—are fractured and disparate. The exhibition endeavours to work with this disparity and proffers cohesion in subtle placement and surface. Exhibited works continue the … Read More

CATHERINE CLOVER | BIRDS OF THE FOOTSCRAY DISTRICT

CATHERINE CLOVER | BIRDS OF THE FOOTSCRAY DISTRICT

November 15, 2023

Catherine Clover Birds of the Footscray District November 15th – December 2nd, 2023 CATHERINE CLOVER Catalogue In my multidisciplinary art practice I use sound and language as a means of unlearning, as a way to consider knowledge heirarchies in terms of our relationship with other species such as common urban birds. I assemble works using … Read More

RAYMOND CARTER | IRREGULAR POLYGONS

RAYMOND CARTER | IRREGULAR POLYGONS

October 24, 2023

Raymond Carter Irregular Polygons October 25th – November 11th, 2023 Raymond Carter Catalogue   In 1884, Edwin Abbott Abbott published his satirical, mathematical novella, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, an adventure narrated by a Square using a world (Flatland) of two-dimensions to describe the social absurdities of Victorian England. He created a land populated … Read More

ANNA HOYLE & FRANKY HOWELL | CHROMAKRILL

ANNA HOYLE & FRANKY HOWELL | CHROMAKRILL

October 24, 2023

Anna Hoyle & Franky Howell Chromakrill October 25th – November 11th, 2023 Anna Hoyle & Franky Howell Catalogue Franky Howell and Anna Hoyle present new works on wood and paper from 2023. Both artists share a love for flat, high chroma colour and simple but often complicated shapes. Both work near each other and Franky … Read More

THALIA ROBERTSON | SYMBIOSIS

THALIA ROBERTSON | SYMBIOSIS

October 24, 2023

Thalia Robertson Symbiosis October 25th – November 11th, 2023 Thalia Robertson Catalogue This series of paintings demonstrates my ongoing interest in emergence and morphogenesis. Influenced by my recent work in horticulture I have shifted from emblematic landscapes to the abstract and molecular as imagined with this exhibition. The art practice in congruence with botanical studies … Read More

SCOTT ANDERSON | WALK AROUND THE MONUMENT ONE MORE TIME

SCOTT ANDERSON | WALK AROUND THE MONUMENT ONE MORE TIME

October 24, 2023

Scott Anderson Walk Around the Monument One More Time October 25th – November 11th, 2023 SCOTT ANDERSON Catalogue Walk Around the Monument One More Time is a deeper dive into a reductive process through a “what’s on offer” mentality. Repurposing old works, utilising found objects, non-art materials and subsequently drawing on memory, architectural and sign … Read More

FOUR SQUARE

FOUR SQUARE

October 24, 2023

FOUR SQUARE Aaron Martin Craig Easton Emma Langridge PJ Hickman October 25th – November 11th, 2023 FOUR SQUARE Catalogue Four Square is a curated group show presented in Gallery Four, by four artists and considers all things square.

IAN WELLS | NEXT

IAN WELLS | NEXT

October 4, 2023

Ian Wells Next October 4th – 21st, 2023   Next is an exhibition of new artworks by Ian Wells. These multi-panel works explore different ways of painting with irregular colour, and broken surfaces. Varying opacity is used as a compositional device, as are interrupting and inscribed lines, and colour washes. Painted in the past year, … Read More

JESSIE STANLEY | DIATOM

JESSIE STANLEY | DIATOM

October 4, 2023

Jessie Stanley Diatom October 4th – 21st, 2023 Jessie Stanley Catalogue _A window into the abyss of deep time _Anti-monuments to the universe in an eternal state of change _Transitory arrangements of ancient fossilised remains This series of anti-monuments are proposed as momentary suspensions of the eternal and universal state of change. Drawing on 15th … Read More

NICHOLAS MELLEFONT | WALL-SPACE

NICHOLAS MELLEFONT | WALL-SPACE

October 4, 2023

Nicholas Mellefont Wall-Space October 4th – 21st, 2023 Nicholas Mellefont’s art is site generated. His work consists of two gestures that act together as the engine for the work. One, an architectural intervention and two, a painted projection. Through a receptive encounter with the site, Mellefont selects a particular characteristic of the space and constructs … Read More

PETER LEIGH | THE NEW WILDERNESS

PETER LEIGH | THE NEW WILDERNESS

October 4, 2023

Peter Leigh The New Wilderness October 4th – 21st, 2023 PETER LEIGH Catalogue This body of work forms part of an ongoing investigation into the use of internet search metrics as the basis for making non-objective paintings. The paintings are generated from fragments of visualised data based on global internet search activity for trending news … Read More

CHRISTIAN BOK | MONA LISA MUJI

CHRISTIAN BOK | MONA LISA MUJI

October 4, 2023

Christian Bök Mona Lisa Muji October 4th – 21st, 2023 CHRISTIAN BOK Catalogue ‘Imagine a painting that smiles just once in a billion years.’ — Yoko Ono Christian Bök, the fabled author of Eunoia, has turned his attention to Art, taking inspiration from the playfulness of Fluxus (particularly the conceptualism of Yoko Ono). Mona Lisa … Read More

PERIMETER III

PERIMETER III

August 26, 2023

Perimeter III PJ Hickman Craig Easton Aaron Martin August 30th – September 16th, 2023 PERIMETER III Catalogue  PERIMETER III is the second iteration of Perimeter, with the first exhibition taking place in 2016. This curated exhibition endeavors to explore the abstract concept of the outer edge, boundaries, framing, cartography, and mapping through the lens of … Read More

FIONA SCHOER | FIXED OBJECTS

FIONA SCHOER | FIXED OBJECTS

August 26, 2023

Fiona Schoer Fixed Objects August 30th – September 16th, 2023 This body of work examines the primary function of the object; to support the human body, and presents an alternative in which the discarded object is given agency. Continuing investigations into body object relations, it seeks to establish associations between the body, the object and … Read More

BENJAMIN SHEPPARD | SCRIBBLED GEOMETRIES…

BENJAMIN SHEPPARD | SCRIBBLED GEOMETRIES…

August 26, 2023

Benjamin Sheppard Scribbled Geometries… August 30th – September 16th, 2023 Benjamin Sheppard Catalogue ‘…like a boiling soup of under and over reactions’ PD 2023 Scribbled Geometries… experiments with the geometric resonance between complex chaotic systems and their significations. Born from the four-part-rotary-pivots of shoulder, elbow, wrist, and ultimate release from the finger-thumb pince, these seemingly … Read More

SUSAN ANDREWS | MID-LINE

SUSAN ANDREWS | MID-LINE

August 26, 2023

Susan Andrews Mid-Line August 30th – September 16th, 2023 Susan Andrews Catalogue This exhibition of work continues my ongoing enquiry and explorations into seriality, measurement, and perceptions of space in object-based painting. The formal simplicity of the work pays homage to modernist abstraction while the wooden supports, protrusions and extensions create gaps and spaces that … Read More

MICHAEL GRAEVE & STEVEN RENDALL | MUD & CLARITY

MICHAEL GRAEVE & STEVEN RENDALL | MUD & CLARITY

August 26, 2023

Michael Graeve & Steven Rendall Mud & Clarity August 30th – September 16th, 2023 Steven Rendall & Michael Graeve We will use these items of sub proposals to structure the work – akin to an employee’s performance plan. (The first few are missing) 19a. We audit the space for moisture with Michael’s Crommelin® Moisture Meter. … Read More

ADRIAN CORKE | NOTE TO SELF

ADRIAN CORKE | NOTE TO SELF

August 7, 2023

Adrian Corke Note to Self August 9th – 26th, 2023   Note to Self invites participants into a world defined by COVID. In Melbourne we had the highest number of days of lockdown; our spaces and places were constrained to our homes, and a five km radius. Our perceptions of our world at that time … Read More

PETER BROOK | TRUTH AND LIES

PETER BROOK | TRUTH AND LIES

August 7, 2023

Peter Brook Truth and Lies August 9th – 26th, 2023   Brook’s current body of paintings draws on visual languages found in our online and urban environments. They are a response to both the pervasive digital algorithms and predictive systems that influence our current Western social and economic cultures, and the ordered abstract patterns found … Read More

CARLO GOLIN & BILL MCDONALD | NO KNEW GROUND

CARLO GOLIN & BILL MCDONALD | NO KNEW GROUND

August 7, 2023

Carlo Golin Bill McDonald NO KNEW GROUND KNOW NEW GROUND KNOWKNEWGROUND NO NEW GROUND August 9th – 26th, 2023   Artist Carlo Golin and musician Bill McDonald have been working together for over 40 years. They first collaborated in 1981 at The Australian Sculpture Triennial, Latrobe University, Bundoora. Using the working name for their collaborations … Read More

EVA STIMSON CLARK | A PROVENANCE OF SOMETHING GATHERED

EVA STIMSON CLARK | A PROVENANCE OF SOMETHING GATHERED

August 7, 2023

Eva Stimson Clark A Provenance of Something Gathered August 9th – 26th, 2023   Art based in materiality involves waiting for an easy rhythm and to abandon any notions of control. Eva Stimson Clark’s art practice continues to relate to chance encounter, and extends to making do with what is at hand while pursuing a … Read More

STEPHEN WICKHAM | START LIGHT…GO DARK

STEPHEN WICKHAM | START LIGHT…GO DARK

August 7, 2023

Stephen Wickham Start Light…Go Dark August 9th – 26th, 2023   This small exhibition includes several working drawings from 1980’s -1990’s and recent paintings. Over the years, the little drawings have informed larger works on paper, etchings and paintings. They reflect my long-standing interest in Suprematism, Constructivism and the work of modernist Dutch artists. The … Read More

MICHAEL S. L. VANDORPE | PEPPER ON THE TONGUE

MICHAEL S. L. VANDORPE | PEPPER ON THE TONGUE

July 12, 2023

Michael S. L. Vandorpe Pepper on the Tongue July 19th – August 5th, 2023   Michael Samuel Lucifer Vandorpe lives and works in Ghent, Belgium. Already in his early work, the fascination for the linear visual language dominated. Painting is an investigation into what, according to the painter, is the essence of oil on canvas. … Read More

ELISABETH BODEY | THE COEXISTENCE OF THINGS

ELISABETH BODEY | THE COEXISTENCE OF THINGS

July 12, 2023

Elisabeth Bodey The Coexistence Things July 19th – August 5th, 2023   I make these colours. I hear them. I carry these sounds and I see them. Touch is the intermediary.  

PETALIA HUMPHREYS | TEND

PETALIA HUMPHREYS | TEND

July 12, 2023

Petalia Humpheys Tend July 19th – August 5th, 2023   To tend means to care for something, or, to go or move in a particular direction. Tend is an installation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional paintings. As active objects the cube paintings present an illusory game of shifting dimensionality, posing sequences of iterative patterns to be … Read More

SIMON RANKIN & DALE NASON | YOUR ORDER HAS BEEN DELIVERED

SIMON RANKIN & DALE NASON | YOUR ORDER HAS BEEN DELIVERED

July 12, 2023

Simon Rankin & Dale Nason Your Order Has Been Delivered July 19th – August 5th, 2023   Simon Rankin and Dale Nason combine individual works in a gallery installation examining the present moment of supply & demand. Simon’s work digs into a fresh set of visual exploration and production constraints. This show sees Simon manufacturing … Read More

STEFANIE SCHULTE | COLOUR EXPERIMENTS

STEFANIE SCHULTE | COLOUR EXPERIMENTS

July 12, 2023

Stefanie Schulte Colour Experiments July 19th – August 5th, 2023   The colour experiments are a combination of architecture in two dimensions and an analysis of the interactions of colour, very much in the spirit of Josef Albers. Within these works, the role of the canvas boards is not just to “carry” the painting: the … Read More

REBECCA DIELE | A SERIES OF FALSE SUMMITS

REBECCA DIELE | A SERIES OF FALSE SUMMITS

June 7, 2023

Rebecca Diele A Series of False Summits June 7th – 24th, 2023   A Series of False Summits explores the tension, contradiction and synthesis of opposing forces: order/disorder, randomness/control, rule/freedom and strength/vulnerability. A sequence of patterns is methodically stitched into paper with cotton thread, moving from one predetermined point to another along a fixed path. … Read More

THE NOTE TAKERS | PETER BURKE, VIN RYAN, TARA GILBEE

THE NOTE TAKERS | PETER BURKE, VIN RYAN, TARA GILBEE

June 7, 2023

The Note Takers Vin Ryan, Peter Burke, Tara Gilbee June 7th – 24th, 2023   Vin Ryan, Peter Burke and Tara Gilbee are three artists who occasionally collect found, handwritten notes from their surroundings. Each collection represents a series of communications between people but also a gathering of ephemeral objects. In this project, the artists … Read More

ALEX HAMILTON | SKETCHES OF EMPTY

ALEX HAMILTON | SKETCHES OF EMPTY

June 7, 2023

Alex Hamilton Sketches of Empty June 7th – 24th, 2023   “pardon my dust” “reimagining in progress”. Google office mottos, Silicon valley. The most pervasive new art forms are the screens we see everyday. In a drawing style reminiscent of late Rococo and mid-career Disney, Sketches Of Empty links screens, road traffic, monoxide, unseen heating … Read More

NICHOLAS ELLIOTT | RANDOM BEGINS

NICHOLAS ELLIOTT | RANDOM BEGINS

June 7, 2023

Nicholas Elliott Random Begins June 7th – 24th, 2023   Recent non-narrative painting My current approach to painting is to begin randomly and quickly, move towards a feeling, reach into dark waters and fathom touch, register marks, seize ambiguity, linger only long enough in order to establish a field of energy and then abandon when … Read More

HENRY HU | THE HIVE ITSELF A TEACUP

HENRY HU | THE HIVE ITSELF A TEACUP

June 7, 2023

Henry Hu The Hive Itself a Teacup June 7th – 24th, 2023   The Hive Itself a Teacup, an exhibition of new paintings and photographs by Henry Hu. This focused presentation spotlights the artist’s continued interest in abstraction as a force that might signify life without directly defining it. Engaged with notions of mysticism, central … Read More

PETER DE LORENZO | SUB-LIMINAL

PETER DE LORENZO | SUB-LIMINAL

May 17, 2023

Peter De Lorenzo SUBliminal May 17th – June 3, 2023   Liminal – adjective, defined as occupying a position at, or on both sides of a boundary or threshold; relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. In these square pictures, surface is defined and then questioned through a strategy of repeated horizontal, … Read More

STEVEN TONKIN | BOOKWORKS

STEVEN TONKIN | BOOKWORKS

May 17, 2023

Steven Tonkin Bookworks May 17th – June 3rd, 2023   In my artistic practice I draw a creative lineage from the radical experiments with the book form which characterised early 20th Century Modernism, specifically Constructivism and Bauhaus graphic design and typography. Conceptual art in the 1960s and Australian Post-Object practice of the 1970s provide theoretical … Read More

FINN LESLIE-GOLDSTRAW | FERNVERKEHR

FINN LESLIE-GOLDSTRAW | FERNVERKEHR

May 17, 2023

Finn Leslie-Goldstraw Fernverkehr May 17th – June 3rd, 2023   Fernverkehr, a German word, translates to long-distance traffic or long-distance travel and, for me, represents many journeys. It represents my journey with art, with engaging in a world that is dictated by journeys of time, exertion, self-belief, and acceptance. Within photography, it represents my self-imposed … Read More

SIX by FIVE

SIX by FIVE

May 17, 2023

SIX by FIVE curated by Aaron Martin May 17th – June 3rd, 2023   BRETT COLQUHOUNSIMON KLOSEEMMA LANGRIDGEAARON MARTINFIONA SCHOERIAN WELLS Six by Five is a follow-up to our 2020 exhibition Five by Five. Six by Five is an exchange of ideas between artists and their circles. It is an effort to expand the dialogue around abstraction, reductive, and non-objective … Read More

SIMON DE BOER | A TELESCOPE POINTED AT TIME

SIMON DE BOER | A TELESCOPE POINTED AT TIME

May 17, 2023

Simon De Boer A Telescope Pointed at Time May 16th – June 3rd, 2023 The silence dispersed among the deep green and blue waves of the sea connects diverse stories, experiences and perspectives beyond comprehension. An understanding that will never fathom the impact on the lives of individuals that those waves helped shape over generations, … Read More

MICHAEL MARK | NEW WORKS

MICHAEL MARK | NEW WORKS

April 25, 2023

Michael Mark New Works April 26th – May 13th, 2023   I am continuing to investigate light and space through the materiality of oil paint. My compositional decisions are informed by the results of dragging linseed oil and pigment around canvasses and panels using gloved hands, palette knives and rags. The colour and viscosity, too, … Read More

LISA STONHAM | LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING THROUGH … FUTURE PERFECT

LISA STONHAM | LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING THROUGH … FUTURE PERFECT

April 25, 2023

Lisa Stonham Looking Forward, Looking Through … Future Perfect April 26th – May 13th, 2023   Lisa Stonham’s Artworks capture the temporary, the ephemeral, the momentary through the immovable, and constant landscapes of the man-made. Exploring the ever evolving relationship between light and time in the context of architectural space, to produce sensory and evocative … Read More

AMELIA GILL, ALEXI CORDES, DARREN COVENTRY | ABACUS

AMELIA GILL, ALEXI CORDES, DARREN COVENTRY | ABACUS

April 25, 2023

Amelia GillAlexi CordesDarren Coventry Abacus April 26th – May 13th, 2023   Abacus is an experiment in closed fantasy and close relations. Functional models of composition are pretty prevalent at the moment- web page organization, heads-up-displays, etc. When you play games as a kid, you slowly learn to ignore grass and clouds, feel out the … Read More

MICHAEL MARK & DAVID WALLAGE | LOST & FOUND

MICHAEL MARK & DAVID WALLAGE | LOST & FOUND

April 25, 2023

Michael Mark & David Wallage Lost & Found April 26th – May 13th, 2023   As artists we understood during COVID-19 that making a connection(s) beyond our own ‘bubble’ was not only healthy, but helpful in growing our practices. This understanding led to our first collaboration, Dualism, in 2021. Following that success, we decided to … Read More

IOANNA SAKELLARAKI | THE SEVEN CIRCUITS OF A PEARL

IOANNA SAKELLARAKI | THE SEVEN CIRCUITS OF A PEARL

April 25, 2023

Ioanna Sakellaraki The Seven Circuits Of A Pearl April 26th – May 13th, 2023   The Seven Circuits of a Pearl is a journey through the early Australian pearling industry; one of pioneers, explorers, piracy, shipwrecks, cyclones, death, wealth, secrecy and power. Positioning photography as ontological proposition within the nexus of collage, embroidery and the … Read More

TINA DOUGLAS | HYPHA_E

TINA DOUGLAS | HYPHA_E

March 8, 2023

Tina Douglas Hypha_e March 15th – April 1st, 2023 Hypha_e is a visual score performance project, consisting of a network of scores, recordings, sound and music performances, as well as the presentation of multiple sound machines.  The project is an expansion of a collaboration that began in 2018 with Berlin musician Magda Mayas, who Douglas … Read More

KAREN WELLS | UNRAVELLING

KAREN WELLS | UNRAVELLING

March 8, 2023

Karen Wells Unravelling March 15th – April 1st, 2023   Unravelling is a body of work that continues my exploration of lived spaces, the conscious and unconscious mind and the practice of painting. These works are responses to viewing outside space from within a built environment. Looking from windows or doorways, through frames, evokes an … Read More

HOLLY GOODRIDGE | AT THE CELESTIAL THRESHOLD

HOLLY GOODRIDGE | AT THE CELESTIAL THRESHOLD

March 7, 2023

Holly Goodridge At the Celestial Threshold March 15th – April 1st, 2023 Holly Goodridge expresses ideas of associating the self with systems connected to her lived experience. Using practice to escape the constrictions of neurotypicality, the works created represented metaphorical portals through the process of using an ‘automated-self’ to create a preferred space apart from … Read More

JO MOLONEY | THE RETURN

JO MOLONEY | THE RETURN

March 7, 2023

Jo Moloney The Return March 15th – April 1st, 2023     THE RETURN stems from a curiosity around the relationship between the mod fashion movement and early to mid-20th-century geometric abstraction. I’ve taken as my influence the mod fashion pioneer Mary Quant – a devotee of the geometric fantasies of Kandinsky and Mondrian – … Read More

MAIRIN BRIODY | YOU AND ME AND THE PAINTING

MAIRIN BRIODY | YOU AND ME AND THE PAINTING

March 7, 2023

Mairin Briody You and Me and the Painting March 15th – April 1st, 2023     Mairin Briody is influenced by the history and potential of painting as a vast idiomatic practice. Through her painting projects, Briody engages with the potential for painting to gain agency, in doing so her work moves into realms of … Read More

TROY RAMAEKERS | PATAFLAFLA

TROY RAMAEKERS | PATAFLAFLA

February 20, 2023

Troy Ramaekers Pataflafla February 22nd – March 11th, 2023   This exhibition presents a new iteration of drumhead paintings that draw upon the structure, energy, repetition and minimalism of post-punk drumming, conceptual painting systems, recursive processes and practices of rehearsing, recording and performing music, common time, four on the floor, first takes, retakes, snare spill, … Read More

STEPHANIA WINDHOLZ LEIGH | AREN’T YOU GOING TO EAT YOUR GEFILTE FISH ?

STEPHANIA WINDHOLZ LEIGH | AREN’T YOU GOING TO EAT YOUR GEFILTE FISH ?

February 20, 2023

Stephania Windholz Leigh Aren’t You Gonna Eat Your Gefilte Fish? February 22nd – March 11th, 2023     Windholz Leigh’s solo exhibition, Aren’t You Gonna Eat Your Gefilte Fish?, is a poignant exploration of her Jewish heritage and the importance of continuing her cultural lineage for future generations. Gefilte fish, a traditional Jewish dish composed … Read More

AARON PERKINS | SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

AARON PERKINS | SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

February 20, 2023

Aaron Perkins Six characters in search of an author February 22nd – March 11th, 2023     Taking its title from an early 20th century meta-theatrical absurdist play written by Luigi Pirandello, Six characters in search of an author interrogates the story we each tell ourself about our own self through a suite of text-based … Read More

LANI SELIGMAN | STUMPS & STONES

LANI SELIGMAN | STUMPS & STONES

February 20, 2023

Lani Seligman Stumps & Stones February 22nd – March 11th, 2023     Stumps & Stones is a series of photographs taken in and around my hometown of Barkers Creek in central Victoria. This landscape has a deeply personal familiarity that exists in the scratchy and skittish realm of memory. The area is known for … Read More

MATTHEW AUSTIN | SEDIMENTS

MATTHEW AUSTIN | SEDIMENTS

February 20, 2023

Matthew Austin Sediments February 22nd – March 11th, 2023     Rage lacks nuance; it’s repetitive, churning inward.A force that builds over time, changing, evolving, layering.In between the layers, a muddy kind of sadness.These works are a fight against myself. Existing on the back of failed paintings turned away.The thick built-up edges made with modelling … Read More

ABSTRACTION

ABSTRACTION

January 25, 2023

ABSTRACTION Curated by Missy Ueda and Emma Landgridge February 1st – 18th, 2023   Five Walls presents the work of fifty Australian abstract artists in an expansive exhibition across four gallery spaces. This endeavour attempts in some way to redress the gender imbalance in the art world, but moreover, it signals the continuing presence and ongoing practice of women … Read More

NATALIE TROFIMIUK | FROM MORCEAU

NATALIE TROFIMIUK | FROM MORCEAU

January 25, 2023

Natalie Trofimiuk From Morceau February 1st – 18th, 2023   Systems skeleto-muscular: I have a photocopy of the anterior and posterior views of skeletal muscles of an anatomical figure sitting on my desk, physically cut-out and scrunched up. Like little puppets, I manipulate them into a three dimensional shape. The structure of the body has … Read More

AARON MARTIN | REFLECTION PAINTINGS

AARON MARTIN | REFLECTION PAINTINGS

November 25, 2022

Aaron Martin Reflection Paintings 25.11.22 – 17.12.22 Reflection Paintings is a series of variously sized monochromes each painted in a high gloss, industrial grade enamel. It builds on my interest in monochromatic painting, colour, reflection, painterly gesture, and the relationship between the painting and the viewer. The work applies a contemporary approach to abstract painting, … Read More

TXT GROUP EXHIBITION

TXT GROUP EXHIBITION

November 25, 2022

TXT GROUP EXHIBITION Curated by Aaron Martin, PJ Hickman, Craig Easton 25.11.22 – 17.12.22 A group exhibition featuring contemporary Australian and international artists using a variety of mediums and genres exploring concepts to recontextualise text. EXHIBITION IMAGES (click to enlarge)

STUART GLUTH | DRAWING WITH LIGHT

STUART GLUTH | DRAWING WITH LIGHT

November 24, 2022

Stuart Gluth Drawing with Light 25.11.22 – 17.11.22 Designing with plain or unmarked paper to interact with light to communicate ideas, express visual concepts and explore the visual possibilities of the ‘non-objective’ (in Malevich’s terms) form, and equally exploiting the tangible physical nature of the interaction of the material and light. Currently consisting largely of embossed paperworks, it … Read More

FABIEN FREESE | CURIOSITY

FABIEN FREESE | CURIOSITY

November 24, 2022

Fabian Freese Curiosity 25.11.22 – 17.12.22 Fabian Freese spent a large part of his childhood in nature, playing with wood and water, which influenced his sense of beauty and aesthetics. When he was a teenager he developed some experience by doing Graffiti. Today Fabian Freese’s work is a exploration of the urban environment. He is … Read More

SARAH KEIGHERY & BILLY GRUNER | WHAT IS POST FORMALISM – LA VIE ENSEMBLE

SARAH KEIGHERY & BILLY GRUNER | WHAT IS POST FORMALISM – LA VIE ENSEMBLE

November 1, 2022

Sarah Keighery & Billy Gruner What is Post Formalism – La Vie Ensemble 02.11.22 – 19.11.22 The body of constructed works comes from two makers with individual works and collaborations to consider, done in various iterations over the last 20 years at a local, national, and international level. In starting out together as contemporary art … Read More

CLAIRE MOONEY | CLOUD CREEK WATER

CLAIRE MOONEY | CLOUD CREEK WATER

November 1, 2022

Claire Mooney Cloud Creek Water 02.11.22 – 19.11.22 The paintings and drawings in Cloud Creek Water have been inspired by my daily walks along the local creek and the experience of being immersed in the complex paths and waves of the ground, the water and the sky. The layered patterns and forms in the works … Read More

TOM BOLLES | VIBRANT

TOM BOLLES | VIBRANT

November 1, 2022

Tom Bolles Vibrant 02.11.22 – 19.11.22 As Maurice Denis wrote in 1890, “Remember, that a picture, before it is a picture of a battle horse, a nude woman, or some story, is essentially a flat surface covered in colors arranged in a certain order.” My approach to making art is in keeping with this Formalist … Read More

IAN WELLS | SUBJECT TO CHANGE

IAN WELLS | SUBJECT TO CHANGE

November 1, 2022

Ian Wells Subject to Change 02.11.22 – 19.11.22 Subject to Change is a group of painted works that Ian created while considering the major changes and shifts that we have all experienced in the last 3-6 years. These intuitive compositions are not a direct reflection of change; yet pervasive deliberations of all that goes on … Read More

MICHAEL GREAVES | SULLIVAN’S OBJECTS

MICHAEL GREAVES | SULLIVAN’S OBJECTS

November 1, 2022

Michael Greaves Sullivan’s Object 02.11.22 – 19.11.22 Sullivan’s Objects is a reference to time in painting. Time of making, time of viewing, a condensation of both. I feel like the painting is a record of multiple moments, and thoughts that run parallel to the process of considered studio work. I like what Alan Smith said … Read More

SNO@FIVEWALLS

SNO@FIVEWALLS

October 7, 2022

SNO@FIVEWALLS 12.10.22 – 29.10.22 Ian AndrewsBelle BlauRichard DunnLynne EastawayJeremy Kirwan-WardEmma LangridgeRuark LewisAndrew LeslieAaron MartinJacky RedgateHelen SmithNuno Rodrigues De Sousa EXHIBITION IMAGES (click to enlarge)  

JAMES LANGER | TEMPLE

JAMES LANGER | TEMPLE

October 7, 2022

James Langer Temple 12.10.22 – 29.10.22 Temple involves experiments in photography and printing, explorations in drawing and painting, that articulate some unanswered questions – ill defined questions, questions on the tip of my tongue. Lately I have been perceiving the world as sedimentation: layer upon layer of compounded material, of space, of object and of … Read More

LISA PANG | SOFT PAINTINGS

LISA PANG | SOFT PAINTINGS

October 7, 2022

Lisa Pang Soft Paintings 12.10.22 – 29.10.22 I like to think of painting as action, object and discourse, all at once. Going from word to vocabulary, my practice explores the ways in which the form of painting can express those conflations and contradictions, as a visual language. With a materially reductive approach, I situate my … Read More

ASHLEY RUSSELL | BLANKPLACE

ASHLEY RUSSELL | BLANKPLACE

October 7, 2022

Ashley Russell BlankPlace 12.10.22 – 29.10.22 BlankPlace continues on from the BlankSpace exhibition recently presented at Five Walls. This immersive painting installation focusses on the fragmentation of reality, examining how one’s sense of place and connection is experienced in a perpetual state of flux between deterioration and creation. The physical and optical interaction between the … Read More

NICK BERRY | OBJECT – LIKE PAINTING

NICK BERRY | OBJECT – LIKE PAINTING

October 7, 2022

Nick Berry Object – Like Painting 12.10.22 – 29.10.22This new body of work explores the physical presence of painting. The works communicate ideas around form and colour.Pushing painting away from illusionist history , these works expand the boundaries and capabilities of painting as a visual language across form and materiality. EXHIBITION IMAGES (click to enlarge)