July 2015 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Melbourne art galleries and their July exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.

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Alcaston Gallery
11 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9418-6444.
Fax 9418-6499.
Director: Beverly Knight (member of ACGA), approved to value Aboriginal paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and artefacts for the Cultural Gifts Program.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
July 21 to Aug 14 Balibal Country by Emily Ngarnal Evans, and The History of Me on My Breath by Jaye Early. Read more
Also, Ella Rose Savage and Jimmy Thaiday.

Left: Jaye Early, The silent antagonism of a reluctant Mother (but I don’t blame her), 2015, synthetic polymer paint, enamel and glitter on canvas, 152 x 12cm
Right: Jaye Early, Private life is public business (detail), 2015, performance and installation
Photograph: Travis Coleman

Anita Traverso Gallery
7 Albert Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-7557.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To July 19 AT_SALON²: Final month of Season 2 ‘mini-art-fair’, showcasing fourteen artists and designers with distinctive techniques in painting, photography and sculpture.

Anita Traynor Fine Art
Level 1, 394 Glen Huntly Road (above the ANZ Bank),
Elsternwick 3185.
By appt.
Through July Group Exhibition – Josef Marzi, Laura Matthews and Leigha White.

Anna Pappas Gallery
2-4 Carlton Street, Prahran 3181.
(03) 9521-7300.
Director: Anna Pappas (Director of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Anna Schwartz Gallery Melbourne
185 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-6131.
Director: Anna Schwartz.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To July 11 Emily Floyd: Field Libraries.
July 17 to Aug 22 Warwick Thornton.

ARC ONE Gallery
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-0589.
Directors: Fran Clark and Suzanne Hampel (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 18 Threshold by Anne Zahalka.
July 21 to Aug 22 (opening Wed July 22, 6-8pm) Incendie by Catherine Woo.

Art at Linden Gate
899 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-1861.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
July 10 to Aug 31 Tiwi Ochre – paintings, prints and sculpture direct from Melville Island. Read more

Geraldine Pilakui – Pole Artist, Tutini-Pukamani, ochre on canvas, 120 x 80cm

Art at St Francis
Contemporary Art

326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-2495.
Contact: Brigitte Remmen.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sun 9.00 to 3.00.
July 21 to Aug 25 Abstract Icons paintings by Pat Negri.

The Art of Dr. Seuss
Presented by Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery, The Block
The Block Arcade, 19-18/282 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
Mon-Thur 10.00 to 6.00, Fri 10.00 to 7.00, Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Authorised editions from the Seuss Estate.

Arts Project Australia
24 High Street, Northcote 3070.
(03) 9482-4484.
Fax 9482-1852.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
For artwork enquiries please contact the gallery.
To July 11 Somewhere in the city – a group exhibition that explores the fabric of our urban environment and aspects of daily life through both individual and collective experiences. Featuring works by Boris Cipusev, Miles Howard-Wilks, Kate Knight, Junebum Park, Liesl Pfeffer, Gavin Porter, Shannon Smiley, Charlie Sofo, Kensuke Todo and Terry Williams. Curated by Karra Rees, Managing Curator, Centre for Contemporary Photography.

Shannon Smiley, Dark Forest, Northcote, 2013, oil on linen, 107 x 140cm
Courtesy of the artist; Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide; and THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

July 18 to Aug 22 (opening Sat July 18, 3-5pm) After… explores how images can be reinterpreted and insightfully transformed into unique images in their own right. Curated by Penelope Hunt.

Julian Martin, Not titled (After Rodin, The Kiss), 2014, pastel on paper, 38 x 28cm

Also, John Northe Solo presents a collection of pastel and pencil drawings by the late John Northe (1943-2009). This exclusive selection is exhibited courtesy the Estate of John Northe and Arts Project Australia.

John Northe, Fox, 1994, graphite and pastel on paper, 66 x 50cm

Australian Centre For Contemporary Art (ACCA)
111 Sturt Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9697-9999.
Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt.
To Aug 2 Ryan Gander: Read Only a recent exhibition of works from British artist Ryan Gander. Curated by ACCA’s Artistic Director Juliana Engberg and Associate Curator Hannah Mathews, Read Only includes video, installation and mixed-media including the acclaimed ‘Ampersand’(2012) comprised of 66 everyday items and works from the artist’s collection, presented on a conveyor belt set on a continuous cycle behind a wall in the gallery.

Australian Centre For The Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8663-2200.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 12 Gallery 2: War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918. Step inside our picture palace and discover what Australians saw at their local cinema during WWI. View a fascinating selection of newsreels, propaganda and feature films produced by the developing local film industry, as well as a selection of international content.
July 16 to Nov 1 Gallery 1: David Bowie is. Exclusive to ACMI, this acclaimed exhibition from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum celebrates a music, fashion and performance icon.
Don’t miss out! Book now at    Read more

Aladdin Sane, 1973. Photograph by Brian Duffy.
Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive & The David Bowie Archive. 

Australian Galleries
Derby Street
35 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-4303.
Fax 9419-7769.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
July 7 to 26 Chancing Your Arm by Rona Green.
Also, Stages of Life by Ian Westacott.

Australian Galleries
Stock Rooms
28 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9417-2422.
Fax 9417-3433.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.

Australian Print Workshop Inc.
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-5466.
Director: Anne Virgo.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00. July 4 to Aug 29 Venice & Biennale Artists at APW – limited edition prints produced in collaboration with APW. An exhibition of limited edition prints produced in collaboration with Australian Print Workshop by a number of internationally renowned artists participating in the 2015 Venice Biennale: Heri Dono (representing Indonesia), Emily Floyd and Fiona Hall. These artists will be shown alongside Shaun Gladwell (Venice 2009) and Judy Watson (Venice 1997) together with artists who participated in APW’s 2007 Venice Project: Rick Amor, Jan Senbergs and Louise Weaver.

Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9699-7885.
Gold coin entry to the galleries and workshop.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
Guided tours Wed 11.00 and Thurs 2.00, $10 per person: bookings essential.
View the weavers and dyer at work on major contemporary art commissions.
Galleries featuring contemporary tapestries designed by Australian artists including Angela Brennan, Sangeeta Sandrasegar and David Larwill.
Visit website for current projects on the looms.
To July 26, 2015 ATW Tapestry Design Prize for Architects Finalists Exhibition.
Participating in Open House Melbourne: Sat-Sun July 25 and 26.


The Baldessin Press
Printmaking Studio
90 Shaftesbury Ave, St Andrews 3761.
(03) 9710-1350.
Offering workshops, studio access, art retreats and accommodation.

Beth Hulme Gallery & Studio
646a Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North 3068.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
July 10 to Aug 1 (opening Fri July 10, 6-8pm) Figures and Faces – Leonie Leivenzon, Catherine Grey, Malcolm Ritchie, Arthur Siozio and Jane Sinclair.

BLINDSIDE Artist-Run Space
Nicholas Building, Level 7, Room 14,
37 Swanston Street (enter via Cathedral Arcade lifts, cnr Flinders Lane),
Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-0093.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
To July 4 Portion of the Surface Never Seen by Colleen Boyle, and The Cowl Incident by Paula Binnie.
July 8 to 25 Screen Series: Displaced Agency – Nathan Ceddia (AUS), Anna Franceschini (IT), Pip Ryan (AUS), Tromarama (IND), Ryan Wilson (AUS). Curators Annabelle Lacroix and Xanthe Dobbie. Opening with Nite Art Melbourne: Thurs July 23, 6-10pm with artist talk at 7.30pm.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station Street, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9895-8888.
June 30 to July 11 Alcove Art Shop: Winter Delights.

Alcove Art Shop – Winter Delights

July 14 to 18 Box Hill Art Group Winter Exhibition.

Rosemary Morgan, Butterfly Ears, pen and brush

July 21 to Aug 2 Emerging Artists Exhibition – Uri Auerbach and Ngoc Nguyen.

Ngoc Nguyen, In The Floating World My Tako Is Flying Away To Find Its Home (II)

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
130 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9347-1700.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Over 200 fine early and modern paintings, drawings and prints always on show.
July 4 to 25 (opening Sat July 4, 2-5pm) Brigid Cole-Adams: Landmarks – a retrospective of highly regarded Australian artist Brigid Cole-Adams.
The exhibition spans works from the 1970s to today. In these works, Cole-Adams explores the Australian landscape: forest borders, dirt roads, harvest tracks, lake edges, and hill formations. These lines inevitably distinguish between it and us – between marked and unmarked land.

Bridget McDonnell Gallery
392 Hampton Street, Hampton 3188.
(03) 9598-8398.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Olga Finkel felt artist, and Stockroom collection.

Olga Finkel – Felt artist, Hair Do, wool Merino, wool and silk, 61 x 105cm

8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9593-9366.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
July 15 to Aug 2 W_THIRTEEN a celebration of 13 years of Brightspace with a women only exhibition; all who have contributed to the life of this gallery.
July 15 to Aug 9 Vivien Anderson Gallery at Brightspace presents Duvahe Nioge bark cloths by Senior Ömie Artists of Papua New Guinea.
Also, Aotearoa, my Hawaiki new photographs by James Tylor.

Brunswick Street Gallery
Nine galleries under one roof
322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9942-3141.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 8.00.
To July 9 Destination Interstice by Olivia Bowman.
July 10 to 23 Hands group show, curated by Suzannah Henty.
July 24 to Aug 6 Painting 2015b group exhibition.
Also, Pirum Informibus, Transient, Rift, and Dedication to our Friend.
Also, Through Haze, and Through the Eye of a Needle.

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
7-27 Snake Gully Drive, Bundoora 3083.
(03) 9496-1060.
Free admission.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 2 Andamento.


Cambridge Studio Gallery
52 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9486-0169.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 11 Life Abstracted an exhibition of selected abstract imagery from submissions Australia wide.

S. Gibson, Life Abstracted,  oil on canvas, 100 x 100cm

July 15 to Aug 1 Mining Art History an exhibition of painting and drawing by artists of the Melbourne Studio School.
Artists unashamedly mine the rich vein of ideas and techniques through the study of masterworks both past and recent.

Philippa Croll, Girl on the Beach after Diebenkorn-collage, hand painted parer on canvas, 61.5 x 91.5cm

Chapel On Station Gallery
Cnr Station Street and Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9890-5810.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.30 to 3.00, Sat 1.00 to 4.00, Sun 4.30 to 7.00.
To July 8 Everything is Breath by Libby Byrne.
July 9 to 22 The Unknown: The birth of the spirit through awareness of embodied presence by Mary Duffy.
July 23 to Aug 5 Harmony in Colour – Karla Flentge, Heidi Messner, Carol Munday, Brigitte Salwat and Birgit Verhagen.

Chapter House Lane
Entry via Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
July 2 to Aug 2 (opening Thurs July 2, 6-8pm) House of Joy/Hello Ladies by Alasdair McLuckie.

Left: Alasdair McLuckie, Study, 2015, archival inkjet print on paper, 42 x 30cm. Image courtesy of Murray White Room, Melbourne and Mothers Tankstation, Dublin
Right: Alasdair McLuckie, Study, 2015, Ballpoint pen and acrylic on recycled card, 30 x 21cm

Charles Nodrum Gallery
267 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9427-0140.
Director: Charles Nodrum (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
July 2 to 25 Work on paper by Victor Majzner, Ann Thomson and Kim Westcott.

Chinese Museum
22 Cohen Place, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662 2888.
Adults $9.00, Conc. $7.00.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 31 Chinese Anzacs untold stories of Chinese-Australian war contributions.

Collingwood Gallery
292 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
See website for details.
To July 16 Recent Works by Hugh Evans.
Tues-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

Conduit Gallery
83 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 6.00.
July 15 to 26(opening Wed July 15, 6-9pm) A space comes into being by Julia White.

Left: Julia White, study for Wood, 2014, oil on linen 70 x 60cm
Right: Julia White, The art of gardening, 2014, oil on linen, 122 x 152cm

Courtesy of the artist photographer Mathew Stanton

Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.
CAS Inc. PO Box 283, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-0568.
A non-profit art society run by artists, for artists, established 1938.
To July 30 The Australian National Brooch Show 2015 at Toorak-South Yarra Library, 340 Toorak Road, South Yarra.
To Aug 21 solo show by Thalia Andrews at Decoy Café & Gallery, 303 Exhibition Street, Melbourne.

Counihan Gallery In Brunswick
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056.
(03) 9389-8622.
Free Entry.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
To July 19 Both Sides Of The Street. The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick in collaboration with Blak Dot Gallery present Both Sides of the Street, an exhibition and celebration of cultural identity through art making, and is part of an ongoing dialogue within global Indigenous societies. Curated by Kimba Thompson, and Assistant Curator, Eugenia Flynn.
July 31 to Aug 30 (opening Thurs July 30, 6-8pm) Sky Lab: lines of sight and forces of attraction – Dan Armstrong, Magda Cebokli, Lesley Duxbury, Harry Nankin, Sam Leach, Felicity Spear and Tarja Trygg, curated by Felicity Spear. Artist talks: Sat Aug 8, 2.30pm.

31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9650-7775.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
To July 25 Leaders – nine Victorian makers leading the way across traditional, experimental and contemporary crafts, showcasing diverse ways of making and thinking within the contemporary craft landscape. Nicholas Bastin, Sarah crowEST, Georgina Cue, Timothy McLeod, Mariella McKinley, Ian Mowbray, Owen Rye, Vipoo Srivilasa and Nick Wirdnam. Read more…

Nick Wirdnam, Bowl of Plenty, 2015, blown glass, dimensions variable
Courtesy the artist


da bronx gallery
Level 7, Room 3, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
Tues-Fri 3.00 to 6.00, Sat 2.00 to 6.00.
To Aug 1 A Decade of China photographic works by Michael Nader Dewhirst and Richard Gibbon.
Celebrating 10 years of travel to various regions of China. da bronx gallery also for hire.
Contact Michael 0419-158-618.

The Dax Centre
The University of Melbourne
Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Melbourne 3010.
(03) 9035-6258.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00.
To Oct 30 From The Fire brings together a selection of artworks made by people who experienced the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009.
This exhibition captures the destruction wrought by the fires and the emotional aftermath, with a focus on the psychological impacts of such trauma.

Deakin University Art Gallery at Burwood
221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.
(03) 9244-5344.
Fax 9244-5254.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
To July 10 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. In its seventh year this annual acquisitive award and exhibition is organised by the Art collection and Galleries Unit at Deakin University.
July 22 to Aug 30 A Curious Evolution. Artists Rose Farrell and George Parkin consider fanciful imaginings of early personality profiling. Their evocative images and sculptures reflect upon the intangible elements of character and the camera’s role in codifying difference.

Rose Farrell and George Parkin, Sparrow Man (detail), 2008-2011, digital print on archival rag paper, 80 x 204cm
Image courtesy Rose Farrell.

Duldig Studio
museum + sculpture garden
92 Burke Road, East Malvern 3145.
(03) 9885-3358.
Tues, Thurs and second Sat of every month 1.00 to 3.00, or groups by appt.
Art Behind The Wire
– Karl Duldig bronzes.


Eastgate & Holst
Dealers in Fine Art
158 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9818-1656.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A fine selection of traditional and contemporary art from leading Australian artists past and present.
To July 18 Max Lyle – sculpture exhibition. Sculpture (1962 to 2009) from the artist’s studio. Fabulous contemporary figurative and abstract pieces in bronze, copper, galvanised iron and aluminium. All works illustrated in the new publication ‘Max Lyle Journeys with Sculpture’ also available at the gallery.

Eltham Library Community Gallery
Panther Place, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9433-3131.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 8.30, Fri-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To July 6 Deep Outback by Mary Raphael.
July 9 to Aug 3 Drawn to the Darkness by Jole di Florio – showcasing di Florio’s ten year practice from early drawings inspired by the etching process to current figurative works that combine surrealist imagery with haunting effect.

Eltham South Fine Art: Studios & Gallery
6 Mt. Pleasant Road, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9439-3458.
Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan.
Painting Classes.


Fehily Contemporary
3a Glasshouse Road, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9017-0860.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.30 or by appt.
June 25 to July 18 (opening Sat June 27, 3-5pm) Mind at the end of its Tether by Konstantin Dimopoulos.
Read more

July 23 to Aug 15 (opening Sat July 25, 3-5pm) Foresight by Simon Finn.

Konstantin Dimopoulos, Mind at the end of its Tether, 2015, neon tubing, dimensions variable
Courtesy the artist and Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

Firestation Print Studio Gallery
2 Willis Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-1782.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 11 Thats Life group exhibition based on the human form.
July 15 to 31 Printed Natural by Francesco Geronazzo exhibition with a workshop on ‘Traced Monotype’ Sat July 18, $100.

Flinders Lane Gallery
137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-3332.
Director: Claire Harris.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Please consult website for any opening hours changes.
Our extensive stockroom can also be viewed on our website.
To July 11 Gallery 1 & 2: Exploration 15 – Annual Emerging Artist Exhibition.

Tania Gioffre, Found Myself in a Forest Dark, 2014, archival pigment print on museo silver rag, edition of 10, 40 x 60.96cm

July 14 to Aug 1 Gallery 1 & 2: Jo Davenport: A Natural Response.

Jo Davenport, Fast Falls the Eventide, 2015, oil on board, 90 x 90cm

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9966.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To July 4 Emerging Artist Award 2015 painting and drawing by various artists.
Also, Solstice – of darkness and light jewellery, objects and mixed media by Aurelia Yeomans, Inari Kiuru and Naoko Inuzuka.
July 7 to 25 Epiphany mixed media by Theo Papathomas and Helen Andrade.
Also, Lacuna pastel drawing by Michael Pearce.
July 28 to Aug 15 Victorian Craft Award mixed media by various artists – Craft Victoria.

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Art After Dark each night dusk til dawn.
From July 2 The Atrium: Nina Bové.
Curved Wall Gallery: Selected Works on Paper by Baluk Arts.
Cube Gallery: Kolkiwarra: Lorraine Kabbindi White.
Art + Gift Boxes: Kate Macindoe, Jeni Danks and Kunda Beamo.


The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre
Cnr Wilson and Carpenter streets, Brighton 3186.
(03) 9592-0291.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 9 Percy Grainger: In the Company of Strangers.

Gallery #9
9 Johnston Street, Collingwood 3066.
Thurs-Fri 11.30 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
To July 31 Art For Art’s Sake a group exhibition.

Left: Pablo Gentile, Harvest, diptych, acrylic on canvas, 220 x 240cm
Right: Ben Fuog, From Penny’s, acrylic on canvas, 121 x 183cm

Gallery Funaki
4 Crossley Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9662-9446.
Director: Katie Scott.
Tues-Thurs 10.00 to 5.00, Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
June 30 to Aug 1 Dark to light to dark by Jiro Kamata.

The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall
99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9209-6777.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 8.30 to 5.00.
To July 8 Standing on Sacred Ground an exhibition of paintings by artists from Ngwala Willumbong Cooperative Ltd.
July 15 to Aug 12 Carolyn Cardinet presents White Trash, an ensemble of assemblages using single-use plastic found objects. Julian Twigg presents his 16th solo exhibition, 10 Months at The George, works resulting from his residency in the turret of St Kilda landmark the George Hotel.

170-174 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9329-1860.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 18 Winter Solstice a group exhibition featuring – Ian Friend, Jennifer Goodman, Ngaio Lenz, Sue Lovegrove, Stephen Ormandy, Christopher Pease and Lee Salomone among others.
July 23 to Aug 22 (opening Sat July 25, 4-6pm) District by Rachel Coad, and Apropos by Jennifer Goodman.

Gallerysmith Project Space
First Floor, 170-174 Abbotsford Street,
North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9329-1860.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 4 No Other Knowledge by Nic Plowman.
July 9 to 18 (opening Sat July 11, 2-4pm) C l o s e by Harley Manifold.
July 23 to Aug 8 (opening Sat July 25, 4-6pm) Crypsis – Jon Tarry, Stephanie Reisch and Joshua Cobb-Diamond.

Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery
at Hume Global Learning Centre Craigieburn
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn 3064.
(03) 9356-6117.
(refer to website).
July 2 to Aug 30 Fossa new work by Hume artist Natasha Dusenjko.

George Paton Gallery
Second floor, Union House,
University of Melbourne 3010.
(03) 8344-5418.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.
July 29 to Aug 7 Entrance Gallery: Kemistry & Storm @ Quest by Alethea Everard.
Main Gallery: The things that scared me this morning are over now! – Kara Baldwin, Hannah Brooksbank, Shaun Duggan, Susannah Foster, Emme Orbach, Tricia Page, Kenny Pittock and Hayden Stuart. Curated by Hannan Al-Daqqa, Anushia Andrews and Carol Que.

Gertrude Contemporary
200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9419-3406.
Fax 9419-2519.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.30.

Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn roads,
Caulfield 3162.
(03) 9524-3402.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To July 12 Arcadia includes works by Valerie Sparks, Michael Cook, Polixeni Papapetrou, Sonia Payes and Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, curated by Diane Soumilas. Read more
July 15 to Aug 2 Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc.

Valerie Sparks, Le Vol 1, 2014, pigment inkjet print, 140 x 220cm
Courtesy of the artist, THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

Gould Galleries
270 Toorak Road, South Yarra 3141.
(03) 9827-8482.
Director: Rob Gould.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Stockroom exhibition: Showcasing works from Australia’s leading modern and contemporary artists.

Ground Floor Waterfront, Array
100 Lorimer Street, Docklands 3006.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00 or by appt.
To July 31 Global Perspective by Demian Carey Gibbins.


Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe 3079.
(03) 9457-9851.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.

Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
(03) 9850-1500.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 16 Albert Tucker: The Truth in Masquerade.
To Sept 13 Halcyon Days: Heide in the 1940s.
To Oct 11 Abstraction: The Heide Collection.
To Oct 18 Naomi Eller: If not bones, then stones.
To Oct 25 Colour Sensation: The Works of Melinda Harper.

Heritage Hill
66 McCrae Street, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9793-4511. Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, and first Sun of the month 12.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 7 Inspirational Stories – Our Elder’s by the Dandenong & District Aborigines Co. Op.
Also, Fred Woodman by Fred Woodman.

Hunt Club Community Arts Centre
775 Ballarat Road, Deer Park 3023.
(03) 9249-4600.
F 9360-4570.
Free entry.
Mon-Thurs 9.00 to 5.30, Fri 9.00 to 4.30, Sat 9.00 to 12.00.
Extended hours with course programming, closed public hols.
To July 18 Main and Foyer Galleries: Student Showcase 2015: Participants in the Hunt Club Community Arts Centre short courses program.
To Aug 22 Foyer Gallery: Chance or Fate: Silvia Tomarchio.
Main Gallery: Part of my Journey: Benjamin Alvarado.


The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne,
Swanston Street (between Elgin and Faraday streets),
Parkville 3010.
(03) 8344-5148.
Fax 9349-3518.
Director: Kelly Gellatly. Free entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To July 5 Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection, and Nature/revelation.
To July 12 Weird melancholy: The Australian gothic.
To Aug 9 Brook Andrew: Archives and monuments: remembering silent histories.
To Sept 20 Souvenirs of the Grand Tour: The Vizard Collection of Antiquities.
July 21 to Nov 15 Remaking the world by Julie Rrap, and November More love hours.

The Incinerator Gallery
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds 3039.
(03) 8325-1750.
Curator: Richard Ennis Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 26 Main Gallery: Impart – Vicki Couzens, Vicki West and Maree Clarke. An exhibition that reclaims, interprets and revitalises cultural knowledge and ritual practices, post the invasion of 1770. Guest curated by Maree Clarke.


Atrium: Conversations outside the Frame by Catherine Johnstone. A multi-channel video installation devised out of an interest in bridging the cultural distance between Muslim women and women from other backgrounds.

Catherine Johnson, Conversations outside the frame, 2014, HD video

Garden: Vision Quest: Into Nature by Jasmine Targett. A large handmade screen that acts as a billboard, customised to suit the scale of the garden.

Jasmine Targett, Vision Quest

Boadle Hall Community Gallery: Midwinter GASP. Works from 15 mosaic, leadlight and lamp workers – Glass Addicts Support Group.


Islamic Museum of Australia
15A Anderson Road, Thornbury 3071.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 4.00, Fri 10.00 to 9.00. Visiting the Islamic Museum of Australia: Five permanent galleries – Islamic Faith, Islamic Contributions to Civilisation, Islamic Art, Islamic Architecture, Australian Muslim History and the visiting exhibition gallery. School and education tours and art workshops are available. Enjoy a scrumptious meal, coffee or light snack at the museum café, Modern Middle Eastern, by Masterchef finalist Samira El Khafir. For more information or to book a tour please call or visit our website.
To Aug 8 Hybrid II a collaborative exhibition produced by artists Damon Kowarsky (Australia) and Atif Khan (Pakistan) exploring the countries’ shared colonial histories and the post-independence establishment of national identities and images through a series of stunning prints.


James Makin Gallery
67 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9416-3966.
Fax 9416-4066.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 23 to Aug 9 Jenny Rodgerson.

Joshua McClelland Print Room
Rathdowne Galleries
310 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North 3054.
(03) 9347 6118, 9347-1854.
Directors: Joan McClelland and Patricia Williams.
Rathdowne Directors: Philippa and Bill Kelly.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.


Karen Woodbury Gallery
Level 1/167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9639-5855.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 1 to Aug 1 Philip Wolfhagen. Read more

Little World no. 8
, 2015, oil and wax on linen, 96 x 103cm
Image courtesy the artist and Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne

Kingston Arts
G1 and G2: 979 Nepean Hwy (cnr South Road),
Moorabbin 3189.
G3 Artspace: Shirley Burke Theatre,
64 Parkers Road, Parkdale, 3195.
(03) 9556-4440.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Kingston Arts Centre: Wed July 8, 6-8pm Kingston Arts invites you to celebrate NAIDOC 2015. Opening with Welcome to Country and traditional Smoking Ceremony, Indigenous catering provided. July 9 to Aug 4 (opening Wed July 8, 6-8pm) Wayne Quilliam: On Sacred Ground. Artist talk: Sat July 11, 2pm (free admission).
Kingston City Hall: Sun July 5 to Sun July 12, 6-9pm Clock Tower Projections – featuring artwork by Wayne Quilliam.
Kingston City Council: (opening July 9, 2-3pm) Civic Art Collection Acquisition: Lisa Waup Echidna. Council Offices, 1230 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham.
Workshops: Kingston Arts Centre: Baluk Arts Bush Sculpture Workshop. Adults: Sat July 11, 12.00 to 3.00, tickets $79. Children (6+): Sat July 18, 12.00 to 3.00pm, tickets $39. Bookings essential: (03) 9556-4440. For an example of their work, see Lisa Waup’s Echidna at Cheltenham Customer Service.
For more information please visit the website.

Kinross Arts Centre
603 Toorak Road (opp Irving Road),
Tram route 8, stop 39, Toorak 3142.
(03) 9829-0340.
Manager: Lyndel Wischer. Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 3.30. Weekends by appt.
To July 31 Power & Purpose – ceramics exhibition and Creative Mentor Project with Ann Ferguson and the Stables Artists’ Co-Operative and Prahran Mission Clients.
Proudly supported by the City of Stonnington, Toorak Ecumenical Opportunity Shop, Boroondara Community Outreach and Toorak Uniting Church.

Koorie Heritage Trust
New Location
Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8622-2600.
CEO Tom Mosby.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
July 4 to 26 Ritual ‘Connection to Country’ multi media installation by Maree Clarke.
Also, The Aborigine is Present by Robyne Latham – for the first exhibition in our new gallery at Federation Square, Melbourne-based Yamatji artist, Robyne Latham presents The Aborigine is Present, a performance and installation work inspired by Marina Abramovic’s ‘The Artist is Present’. Audience members will be invited to sit opposite various members of our local Aboriginal communities, and be ‘present’. Join in the live performances on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the exhibition, 2-4pm.

Kosnar’s Picture Framing
488 Mount Alexander Road,
Ascot Vale 3020.
(03) 9370-5744.
We offer a large range of frame styles for the artist and collector.
Expert advice in framing design for all types of artwork.


La Trobe University Museum of Art | LUMA
La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus (access via Carpark 7),
Bundoora 3086.
(03) 9479-2111.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
July 1 to Aug 29 Reduced: minimal and reductive artworks from the La Trobe University Collection.

Langford 120
120 Langford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
(03) 9328-8658.
Directors: Irene Barberis and Wilma Tabacco.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 4 to Aug 1 (opening Sat July 4, 2-4pm) Membrane of Memory: Care Instructions by Jan Hogan.
Also, Grid: Matrix Module Myth group exhibition, curated by Wilma Tabacco and Stephen Wickham, and Ellipsis, Near and far, now and then by Micky Allan and Steenus von Steensen.

Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
5 Malakoff Street, North Caulfield 3161.
(03) 9509-9855.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
July 18 to Aug 29 Michael McWilliams: An Aussie Wally.

Right: Michael McWilliams, The Rock Hoppers, 2015, synthetic polymer on linen, 75 x 75cm
Left: Michael McWilliams, Wallaby Amazement, 2015, synthetic polymer on linen, 120 x 150cm

Libby Edwards Galleries
Established since 1987
1046 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9509-8292.
Winter Hours: Tues-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00, Sun by appt, closed Mon.

Linden New Art
26 Acland Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9534-0099.
Fax 9525-4607.
Director: Melinda Martin
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00, Wed 11.00 to 8.00.
To July 12 Linden Projects: Paper – Gunjan Aylawadi, Peta Clancy, Becc Orszag and Emma van Leest.

Becc Orszag, (L-R) The False Victor (2015), The Appointed (2015), The Revived (2015), graphite pencil and 24kt gold on paper

Linden Projects: Atmosphere – Tomorrow Never Dies by Debbie Symons and Alice Wormald, curated by Adriane Hayward and Verity Hayward.
Also, Future Falls (2014) by Jack Rowland.

Jack Rowland, Future Falls, 2014, oil on linen, 41 x 61cm
Courtesy of the artist and Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

July 17 to Sept 6 (opening Thurs 16 July, 6-8pm) New Frontiers – John Prince Siddon, Mabel Wakarta, Curtis Taylor, Lily Hibberd Daniel Walbidi and Tommy May, curated by Emma McCowan.

Mabel Wakarta painting
Photograph: Bo Wong

The Long Gallery
at montsalvat
7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham 3095.
(03) 9439-7712.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
July 23 to Sept 6 (opening Thurs July 23, 6-8pm) Nv Yishu Series VII: Thread – Di Ellis, Caroline Askew, Denise Keele-bedford, Liliana Barbieri, Lucille Yuk Yin Lo, Evelyna Liang Kan and Pauline Lam Yuk Lin. The seventh in a series of biannual exhibitions highlighting the cultural and artistic exchange between artists from Hong Kong and Australia featuring mixed media, assemblage, and installation.

Lumen Gallery
436a Clarendon Street, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9699-1866.
0412-835-083 Martin.

The Lytlewode Press
Antique Graphic Prints, Original Graphic Prints, Photographs, Manuscripts, Fine Art Objects, Ephemera, Ex Libris Bookplates, Posters and the full range of publications from the Lytlewode Press.


Manningham Art Gallery
Manningham City Square (MC²),
687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster 3108.
(03) 9840-9367.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 15 to Aug 29 Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award 2015 – Finalists’ Exhibition. With a total prize pool of $14,000, this acquisitive biennial award brings to Manningham some of the finest contemporary Victorian ceramic art. The award supports studio ceramic artists and celebrates both the great diversity of work being produced across the state and the special place ceramics has in Manningham’s history. Award winners announced Wed July 15. Read more

 Petrus Spronk, Landscape of the mind, 2012, 16 x 26 x 26cm
Winner of the 2013 Award. Manningham Art Collection.

Margaret Lawrence Gallery
40 Dodds Street, Southbank 3006.
(03) 9035-9400.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.

Mario’s Café
303 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
July 14 to 27 First Glance an exhibition of new oil paintings by Rose Agnew.
Daily 7am to 10pm

Left: Rose Agnew, First Glance, oil on linen, 12 x 10 inches
Right: Rose Agnew, Resting Now, oil on linen, 14 x 18 inches

Maroondah Art Gallery
Maroondah Federation Estate,
32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood 3134.
(03) 9298-4542.
Curator: Lisa Byrne.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 5 Displaced Pastimes by Andy Drewitt.
From July 16 Photo Competition 2015 presented by Maroondah City Council.

MAS Gallery
1297-1299 High Street, Malvern 3144.
(03) 9822-7813.

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: Robert Lindsay.
Entry by donation.
Gallery, shop and café hours Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 19 McClelland Sculpture Survey and Awards 2014.
To Sept 6 Elemental. Also, Andrew Rogers A Retrospective: Maquettes 1996-2015.

Metro Gallery
1214 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9500-8511.
Fax 9500-8599.
Gallery Manager: Jacinta Cavalot.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Metro Gallery is a contemporary art gallery committed to exhibiting collectable Indigenous art, contemporary Australian art and work from promising emerging artists.
July 6 to 31 Things of Interest – a survey of our artists.

Monash Gallery of Art (MGA)
Home of Australian Photography: celebrating 25 years
860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill 3150.
(03) 8544-0500.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Gallery, gift shop, licensed café and sculpture park.
To July 12 Highlights from the MGA Collection.
Also, Strange land by Shane Higson.
July 18 to Sept 20 Impressions of Paris: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier.

Monash University MADA Gallery
Monash Art Design & Architecture, Monash University,
900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
(03) 9903-2882.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.

Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA
Ground Floor, Building F, Monash University, Caulfield Campus,
900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
(03) 9905-4217.
Director: Charlotte Day. Free admission.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
July 11 to Sept 19 (opening Wed July 15, 6-8pm) Linda Marrinon: Figure Sculpture. A key figure in Australian contemporary art since the mid-1980s, Linda Marrinon has developed a wonderfully idiosyncratic language of figurative sculpture. This exhibition will focus on works produced over the last ten years, providing an intimate view of her expanding repertoire of historical and cultural figures, from Voltaire and Edwardian ladies to Emergency Service Worker and MC Hammer. Figure Sculpture will bring together 60 figures and busts from public and private collections, the artworks brought together for the very first time.

Linda Marrinon, Weeping Women, 2015
Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley 9

Also, Dominik Lang – Dominik Lang lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic and is best known for his installation ‘Sleeping City’ in the Czech Pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale. In this project he exhibited bronze sculptures made by his father, artist Jiri Lang (1927-1996), during the 1950s and 60s. Presenting them among structures of iron, wood, glass and fabric, the pieces took on new meanings, wrapped in personal memories and the affective and artistic relation between father and son. Lang has been invited to make a site responsive project for the galleries at MUMA.

Moonee Art Space / Fatemeh Vafaeinejad’s studio
Level 1, 3-7 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds 3039.
Mon-Fri 1.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
Contemporary art and design.
Art programs.
Hiring the gallery is negotiable for contemporary national and international art.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
(03) 5975-4395.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 12 Windows to the Sacred: An Exploration of the Esoteric. Presented in association with Buratti Fine Art.
Also, Jo Scicluna: Where we begin, and Beyond Belief: Works from the Permanent Collection.
July 24 to Sept 27 Storm in a Teacup a Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery exhibition. This exhibition considers the social custom of drinking tea through paintings, works on paper, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and installation.
July 24 to Sept 27 Ways to draw: A selection from the Permanent Collection by Betty Churcher (edited).

Mossgreen Gallery
926-930 High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9508-8888.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 26 Deborah Halpern: Mosaic. Halpern’s latest exhibition at Mossgreen Through the Forest features a unique collection of mosaic sculptures which take us on an enchanted journey in to the world of the artist’s imagination. Inspired by the natural surroundings of her home and studio in Warrandyte, Halpern draws together new elements of colour, mosaic and form which will come to life at Mossgreen Gallery.
To July 30 David Bowie Heroes by Masayoshi Sukita. Mossgreen Gallery presents an International exhibition of evocative limited edition photographs which explore the glam-rock career and lifestyle of one of the world’s most iconic performers, David Bowie. Titled David Bowie Heroes by Masayoshi Sukita, the twenty-six photographs featured in the selling-exhibition, which will be displayed in a new gallery space for Mossgreen, were taken by the famous Japanese photographer, designer and close friend of Bowie, Masayoshi Sukita.
David Bowie Heroes
by Masayoshi Sukita follows the popular David Bowie Is exhibition held at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum and opening at The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI).


National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, cnr Russell and Flinders streets, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 8620-2222.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed Mon.
To July 12 Shifting Gear: Design, Innovation and the Australian Car.
To Aug 16 Follow the Flag: Australian Artists at War 1914-45.
Also, John Wolseley: Heartlands and Headwaters, and Indigenous Art: Moving backwards into the future.
To Aug 23 The Kaleidoscopic Turn.
July 25 to Oct 4 Bunyips and Dragons: Australian Children’s Book Illustrations.

National Gallery of Victoria
NGV International
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004.
(03) 8620-2222.
Free entry, unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed Tues.
To Aug 30 Gods, Heroes and Clowns: Performance and Narrative in Southeast Asian Art.
To Sept 13 Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age.
To Oct 18 Open House: Tromarama for Kids. July 31 to Nov 8 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2015 – Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great.
Aug 14 to Nov 8 The Horse.

the natural room
2/206 Governor Road, Braeside 3195.
(03) 9017-3780.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 31 domestic icons mixed media drawings by Suellen Kennewell.

Niagara Galleries
245 Punt Road, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-3666.
Fax 9428-3571.
Director: William Nuttall (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
June 30 to July 25 Mining The Archive X: 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, 2004, 2014 by Richard Larter. Also showing in our stockroom: Rick Amor, Angela Brennan, Terry Batt, Stephen Benwell, Tony Bevan (UK), Paul Boston, Robert Bridgewater, Julia Ciccarone, Gunter Christmann, Brenda L Croft, Fiona Foley, Malaluba Gumana, Michelle Grabner (US), Rubaba Haider, Euan Heng, Dianne Jones, Jennifer Joseph, David Keeling, Yvonne Kendall, Kevin Lincoln, Song Ling, Euan Macleod, Helen Maudsley, Sean Meilak, Noel Mckenna, Samuel Namunjdja, Lena Nyadbi, Martin Parr (UK), Angelina Pwerle, Andreas Ruthi (CH), Jan Senbergs, Neil Taylor, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, Garawan Wanambi, Wukun Wanambi, Wolpa Wanambi, Bradd Westmoreland, Ken Whisson, Helen Wright and Liu Zhuoquan.

No Vacancy Gallery
32 The Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9663-3798.
To July 5 Dopa-kinesia by Pezaloom.


Panoply Gallery
222 Toorak Rd, South Yarra 3141.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
An interesting and impressive array of affordable art.
Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and fine jewellery.

PG Printmaker Gallery
227 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9417-7087.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Limited-edition prints by Australian, NZ, UK, European, Japanese and American printmakers.
Large selection of works from Indigenous Australians.

Photonet Gallery
15a Railway Place (upstairs above Bean Counter Cafe),
Fairfield 3078.
(03) 9018-3081.
Contact: Susanne Silver.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.

Port Jackson Press Australia
New location
84 Smith Street, Collingwood 3066.
(03) 9419-8988.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Publishers and dealers in limited-edition fine-art prints.
Established 1975.
To July 9 LWOO: featuring Zone 1 by Glen Smith.
July 10 to 24 Seawoman by Chris De Rosa, and Campfire Stories by Travis Paterson.
July 28 to Aug 13 Oceanus by Trudy Rice. Read more

Trudy Rice, Red Puffer Fish and sea grasses (detail), 2015, solar plate etching, 38.5 x 28cm
Courtesy the artist and Port Jackson Press Print Gallery, Melbourne


Quadrant Gallery
72 Barkers Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9079-0943.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
July 9 to Aug 1 DIVERSITY art from 3 angles – Christine Cochran, Keith Graham and Angi Thomas.
Quadrant Gallery welcomes the second collaboration between these artists, showcasing a diverse range of sculptural furniture using natural recycled timbers by Keith Graham, and complementing the rich and varied works of paintings by Christine Cochran and Angi Thomas.

Christine Cochran, Canyon 1


red gallery
contemporary art space
157 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North 3068.
(03) 9482-3550.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 1 to 18 Gallery 1: Grace Biles.
Gallery 2: Shirley Ploog.
Gallery 3: Elizabeth Farlie.
July 22 to Aug 8 Gallery 1, 2 & 3: Place and Space.

Renaissance Bookbinding Gallery
493 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North 3068.
(03) 9481-8402, 0407-307-683.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun by appt.
Fine bookbinding and letterpress printing.
Limited edition prints and artists’ books.
New exhibitions every month specialising in fineprintmaking, supporting the local print-makers and artists.
Through July Urban Renaissance limited edition woodcuts, etchings and aquatints by Robert Mihajlovski.

RMIT First Site Gallery
Building 16 Basement,
344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9925-3878.
Fax 9925-2190.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00.

RMIT Project Space / Spare Room
RMIT Building 94, Level 2,
23-27 Cardigan Street, Carlton 3053.
(03) 9925-4971.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 2 Project Space: iAIR Gushul Studios Indigenous Residency Exchange – Michael Belmore (CAN). Spare Room: Mass by Atticus Bastow.
July 10 to Aug 20 (opening Thurs July 9, 6-8pm) Lost in translocation – Eva Abbinga, Rushdi Anwar, Alfredo Aquilizan & Isabel Aquilizan, Megan Cope and Nikos Pantazopoloulos, curated by Adriane Hayward and Verity Hayward.

RMIT Lightscape Projects
RMIT Rodda Lane (off Latrobe Street)
and, RMIT Building 2, Level 1 Lightwell,
and Knox Place at Melbourne Central (off Swanston Street),
Carlton 3053.
(03) 9925-4971.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
To July 27 Rodda Lane: iAIR Gushul Studios Indigenous Residency Exchange Alumni – Jason Baerg (CAN), Scott Benesiinaabandan (CAN), Tanya Harnett (CAN) and Neon Kohkom (CAN). Building 2 Lightwell: Kay Beadman (HKG). Melbourne Central: Mallory Allen, Christian Bishop, Chris Gooch, Cameron May and Daniel Price.

Rubicon ARI
Level 1, 309 Queensberry Street,
North Melbourne 3051.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
July 1 to 17 (opening Wed July 1, 6-9pm) Submergence by Emily Yuting Chen, and Spending by Annette Chang.
Also, I still haven’t found what i’m looking for by Mariana Jandova.


Sarah Scout
Suite 15, 12 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-4429.
Directors: Kate Barber and Vikki McInnes.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.

Scott Livesey Galleries
909a High Street, Armadale 3143.
(03) 9824-7770.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To July 25 The Salon – a large and diverse rotating collection of art and artefacts.

Screen Space
30 Guildford Lane, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9670-4443.
Thurs-Sat 12.00 to 6.00 during exhibitions.
To July 11 Main Galleries: Peter Alwast, and Greg Penn.
Small Screen: Lara Thoms and Kate Blackmore.
Also, Kawita Vatanajyankur.
From July 23 Amie Siegel, Victor Burgin and Edith Roux.
Check website for further exhibitions and details.
Gallery closed for installation from July 12 to 22.

Seventh Gallery
155 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
July 22 to Aug 8 Head case by Cathyann Coady.

69 Smith Street Gallery
69 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9028-7503.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00 (subject to change, other times by appt).

Smart Artz Gallery
2 Alfred Place, South Melbourne 3205.
(03) 9690-8872.
July 10 to 19 (opening Fri July 10, 5pm) This land through my eyes by Di Crawford.

Stephen McLaughlan Gallery
Level 8, Room 16, 37 Swanston Street (cnr Flinders Lane),
Melbourne 3000.
Director: Stephen McLaughlan.
Wed-Fri 1.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
July 1 to 18 Josephine Telfer.
July 22 to Aug 8 Massimo Palombo.

Steps Gallery
62 Lygon Street, Carlton South 3053.
(03) 9650-3577.
July 8 to 26 Respiro new paintings by Marco Luccio. Wed-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
In conversation with Marco Luccio: Sun July 19, 2-3.30pm.

Strange Neighbour
395 Gore Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9041-8727.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
June 26 to July 18 Eyes In Their Shoulders, Mouths In Their Chests by Adam Boyd.

Left: Adam Boyd, Triangle of Means (detail), 2015, ink, pencil and acrylic on paper, 152 x 72cm
Right: Adam Boyd, Funnel Vision (detail), 2014, ink and pencil on paper, 150 x 76cm

July 24 to Aug 15 (opening Fri July 24, 6-9pm) A Sinister Beauty – Sarah Field, Jennifer King, Nadia Mercuri, Jasmine Targett and Bethany Wheeler.

Sunshine Art Spaces Studio and Gallery
Artist studios and gallery
2 City Place and 11 Sun Crescent, Sunshine 3020.
(03) 9249-4600.
Opening hours vary, please call to enquire.
To July 20 A Brush With Fame – expressive paintings of infamous characters and celebrities by Melbourne artist Jose Marcote.


Tacit Contemporary Art
312 Johnston Street, Abbotsford 3067.
Director: Keith Lawrence.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
July 22 to Aug 9 Gallery 1: Frankenstein’s Mojo by Roy B. Wilkins. Read more
Gallery 2: Museum Afterparty by David Rossiter.
Gallery 3: Fruit, Flowers & Reflections by Terry Beer.
Gallery 4: of dark and bright by Margot Westhorpe.
Gallery 5: pencil.paper.process by Sally Fitts.
Project Space: Ossuary by Julian McLucas.
Gallery closed for the winter until July 21.

Roy B. Wilkins, Bring the Illuminati to the Party, 2015, acrylic, spray paint and marker pen on canvas, 100 x 100cm
Courtesy the artist and Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne

TarraWarra Museum of Art
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road,
Healesville 3777.
(03) 5957-3100.
Adults $7.50, Seniors $5.00; Concession free (children, students and pensioners).
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00. Visit website for public programs and events.
To Aug 16 The Triumph of Modernism in the Art of Australia presents a compelling view of the emergence of Australian Modernism, featuring over 60 works from the TarraWarra Museum of Art collection dating from 1935 through to 2012. Curated by Edmund Capon AM, OBE.

Techno Park Studios
15 Techno Park Drive,
Williamstown 3016.
(03) 9397-6344.
Thurs July 9, 5.30-7.30pm Techno Park Studios presents Technotopiary by Kim Donaldson at Margaret Lawrence Gallery, 40 Dodds, Southbank.

Ten Cubed
1489 Malvern Road, Glen Iris 3146.
(03) 9822-0833.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A private collection of contemporary art, open to the general public.
To Sept 26 David Wadelton. Read more

David Wadelton, Milk bar, 2014, oil on canvas,  66 x 102cm
Image courtesy the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery
108-110 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
(03) 9417-7172.
Director: Dianne Tanzer (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
July 8 to Aug 8 Homage to a Rectangle by Cherie Fahd.

Tolarno Galleries
Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000.
(03) 9654-6000.
Fax 9654-7000.
Director: Jan Minchin (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
To July 11 Tim Maguire.
July 14 to Aug 29 Tim Johnson. Read more

Tim Johnson and Daniel Bogunovic, Namgyalma, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60cm
Courtesy the artists and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Town Hall Gallery
Hawthorn Arts Centre,
360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
(03) 9278-4626.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00, closed Mon and public hols.
To July 26 Group Exchange – The 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial. Twenty-two Australian artists have been invited to explore themes around collaboration, interdisciplinary relationships and the cross-pollination of ideas. Group Exchange presents the extraordinary textile works that have emerged from this enquiry.


VCA School of Art – Open Day
The School of Art offers undergraduate, graduate coursework and research higher degrees in Drawing and Printmedia, Painting, Photography, and Sculpture and Spatial Practice.
Find out more at Open Day. Sunday Aug 16, 10.00 to 4.00.

Vickery Room
207 Nicholas Building,
21-47 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
Tues, Thurs and Fri 10.00 to 6.00.
To Aug 4 Cubity Blues graphics from the ’60s by John Vickery.
Contact 0402-117-933.

Victorian Artists’ Society
430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002.
(03) 9662-1484.

Vivien Anderson Gallery
49 Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
(03) 9534-1334.
Specialising in exhibition and representation of Australian indigenous artists for over 25 years.
July 15 to Aug 9 Vivien Anderson Gallery at Brightspace presents: Duvahe Nioge – bark cloths by Senior Ömie Artists of Papua New Guinea.
Also, Aotearoa, my Hawaiki new photographs by James Tylor.
Brightspace: 8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182. Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.


Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre
Cnr Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong 3175.
(03) 9706-8441.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00, closed Sun and public hols.
July 2 to Aug 1 Gallery 1: (opening Thurs July 2, 6.30pm) Home Here Now – Rubaba Haider, Kosar Majani, Khaled Sabsabi, Hossein Valamanesh, Guan Wei and Gosia Wlodarczak. Illuminate Window: Drift Away by Michelle Tran, 6pm to 12am nightly. Call out for exhibition expressions of interest now sought for 2016, visit our website for information.

West Space
Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
To July 4 Front Space, Gallery 1 & Back Space: room overlay/5 weeks /thursdays 6-7pm/accumulation by Geoff Robinson.
Front Space, Gallery 1 & Back Space: THREE ADJOINING SPACES WITH MANIFOLD EDGES by Helen Grogan.
Gallery 2: Out Land Look Scape by David Egan.
Gallery 3: Deworlding by Michelle Sakaris.
July 10 to Aug 15 (opening Thurs July 9, 6-8pm) Front Space:Spherical Approximations by Melanie Irwin.
Gallery 1: Concerted efforts – Nina Barnett, Citizen Coombs, Mbongeni Dlamini, Samantha McCulloch, Robyn Nesbitt, Catherine or Kate and Morné Visagie, curated by Robyn Cook, Samantha McCulloch, Lauren von Gogh and Christopher Williams-Wynn.
Gallery 2: Gala Day by Lachlan Petras, curated by Charlie Sofo.
Gallery 3: consequences of compression by Dan Bell/ Debris Facility.
Back Space: Before too long by Georgina Criddle.

Whitehorse Artspace
Box Hill Town Hall,
1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128.
(03) 9262-6250.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 1 Old and New. An exhibition of contrasts, Old and New features traditional artworks alongside the work of contemporary painters, ceramicists, printmakers and photographers. Portraiture by Archibald prize winner Ernest Buckmaster and exquisite watercolours by Neville Cayley Snr will be offset by prints from Kit Hiller and Kate Husdon and the vibrant photography of Jesse Marlow and June Orford.

Neville H P Cayley Snr, Common Bronze Wing Pigeon (detail), undated, watercolour on paper, 44 x 27cm (sheet)
© Whitehorse Art Collection

William Mora Galleries
60 Tanner Street, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9429-1199.
Fax 9429-6833.
Director: William Mora.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
July 9 to Aug 7 In Situ by Eric Pillot – Award winning French photographer.

Women’s Art Register 1975-2015
Richmond Library,
415 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Member organisation with information on 5000+ women artists.
Supported by the City of Yarra.


Yarra Sculpture Gallery
Contemporary Sculptors Association
117 Vere Street, Abbotsford 3067.
(03) 9419-6177.
Facebook: Yarra Sculpture Gallery :Current Projects.
To Aug 16, 2015 Winter Artists In Residency Program – seven artists produce new works in-gallery over eight weeks.
Open Studio: Sat July 11.
Exhibition: Aug 5 to 16 (opening Fri Aug 7, 6-9pm).

Yering Station Gallery
38 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen 3775.
(03) 9730-0102.
Contact: Savaad Felich.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 6.00.
July 3 to Aug 16 All the Year Round by Geoff Dupree and Jillian Chandler.

York St Art Gallery
Level 1, 216 York Street,
South Melbourne 3205.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 3.00, after hours by appt.
Facebook: Lynn Jaanz Art Studio.
Works by international artist Lynn Jaanz.