November 2019 Listings
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Federation Square CBD
Art at St Francis’
326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000.
Contact: Brigitte Remmen.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sun 9.00 to 3.00.
To Dec 3 Siting The Landscape paintings by Bernadette Pilli – connecting mapped sites to specific Landscapes.
Australian By Design
The Terrence John Hadler Gallery
Room 303e, 3rd Floor, Lift 1 opposite the Hopetoun Tea Rooms,
The Block Arcade, 282 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000.
Featuring an extensive collection of work by Terrence Hadler who is a recognised Australian artist specialising in scenes of the Outback and the rivers of Australia. His paintings range in size from miniatures to very large pieces utilising the colours of this great land. Hadlerís art is represented nationally and internationally and is exclusive to Australian By Design. He is in attendance regularly, please call to enquire.
Deakin University Downtown Gallery
Level 12, Tower 2 Collins Square, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne 3008.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, closed public hols.
Koorie Heritage Trust
Yarra Building, Federation Square, Melbourne 3000.
CEO Tom Mosby.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 24 Dry Your Dishes on My Culture by Wadawurrung visual artist, Kait James.
Also, Camping On Country by Gunditjmara master weaver, Aunty Bronwyn Razem.
Also, Marnda Grik (Blackgin).
National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Federation Square, Cnr Russell and Flinders Streets, Melbourne 3000.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 2, 2020 Civilization: The Way We Live Now.
To Feb 9, 2020 Lucy McRae: Body Architect.
To March 15, 2020 Roger Kemp: Visionary Modernist.
To March 29, 2020 Olympia: Photographs by Polixeni Papapetrou.
Also, Petrina Hicks: Bleached Gothic. Read more…
Also, Tammy Kanat: Circles of Life.
To April 5, 2020 Black Bamboo; Contemporary Furniture Design from Mer, Torres Strait.
1/53 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000.
Also at 15 Tinning Street, Brunswick 3056.
To Nov 9 Paul Knight.
To Nov 16 Elizabeth Newman.
Nov 20 to Dec 14 Tim McMonagle.
Pan Pacific Melbourne
2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf 3000.
To Feb 27, 2020 2019 MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE – Its Art & Soul.
Thirty-eight prominent Victorian artists capture Australia’s Most Livable City’s uniqueness through a delightful array of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs. Artists include Stephen Armstrong, Joe Blundell, Ross Cockle, Robert Lee Davis, Jacquie Hacansson, Betina Fauvel-Ogden, Isabelle Ferrier, Peter Ferrier, Laurel Foenander, Louise Foletta, Janine Good, Jaq Grantford, Regina Hona, Matt Irwin, Amaya Iturri, Geoff La Gerche, Jan Martin, Steve May, Ruth McIntosh, James Pasakos, Bob Pelchen, Ron Penrose, Ted Powell, Marian Quigley, Ingrida Rocis, Rachel Rovay, Chris Seater, Richard Shaw, Todd Simpson, Kerry Smith, John Spooner, Susan Sutton, Liz Vagg, Jim van Geet, Eugene von Nagy, Lisa Wang and Vicky Watts. Enquiries: Jacqueline Taylor OAM, Exhibition Manager/Curator 0418-357-814. email@example.com
344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
Free admission. Lift access.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs 11.00 to 7.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, closed Sun and public hols.
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Nov 29 to March 7, 2020 Pleasure – presents the work of a diverse group of artists who use the body to celebrate joy, humour, flamboyance and the outrageous. From decoration, embellishment and exaggeration to examinations of identity and beauty and its various interpretations, Pleasure explores how artists and designers have used the body as a personal, provocative and at times political canvas from the flamboyant 1980s to contemporary times. Be pleasured! Artists including: Rose Agnew, Robyn Beeche, Queenie Bon Bon, Gavin Brown, Penny Byrne, Frances Cannon, Nick Chilvers, Keith Clancy, Kate Clark, Ray Cooke, Peter Ellis, Dita Gambiro, Gerwyn Davies, Kate Durham with Moira Finucane, Rhett D’Costa, William Eicholtz, Leah Emery, Tarryn Gill, Judith Glover, Gun Shy, Mella Jaarsma, Kate Just, Lillian Grace Lee, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Louise Meuwissen, Misklectic, Mossy 333 & Misklectic, Ciara Murphy, John Pastoriza-Pinol, Robert Pearce Collection, Mithu Sen, Laksmi Shitaresmi, Cop Shiva, Vipoo Srivilasa, Christian Thompson, Peter Tully, TextaQueen, Wayan Upadana, VERMIN with Jenny Bannister, Paul Yore, Ah Xian and Preston Zly.
Decorating the Body: Fri Nov 29, 12.30-1.20pm. Artist talks: Thurs Dec 5, 5-7pm – Writing & Concept series + performance artist Queenie Bon Bon. Wed Dec 11, 12.30-1.30pm – Curators’ talk + Julian Goddard, Helen Rayment and Evelyn Tsitas. Fri Feb 14, 12.30-1.30pm – Valentine’s Day ‘Art Celebrates Love’. Thurs Feb 20, 5.30-6.30pm – Pleasure Plus Panel ‘Art or Porn?’
Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000.
Director: Jan Minchin (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
West End Art Space
137 Adderley Street, West Melbourne 3003.
Director: Anna Prifti.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 3.00, or by appt.
Nov 7 to 30 (opening Fri Nov 8, 2-5pm) Inner Forest by Lev Khesin.
Anna Schwartz Gallery
185 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
Director: Anna Schwartz.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 1.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 1 Part 1: Never the same river.
Nov 8 to Dec 21 Part 2: Never the same river. Read more…
Fri Nov 8, 6pm and Sat Nov 9, 6pm Dress: a costumed performance in collaboration with designer Martin Grant by Shelley Lasica.
ARC ONE Gallery
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
Directors: Fran Clark and Suzanne Hampel (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 9 The Far Country by Lyndell Brown & Charles Green.
Nov 12 to Dec 19 Array by Murray Fredericks.
Nicholas Building, 714/37 Swanston Street (enter via Cathedral Arcade lifts, cnr Flinders Lane), Melbourne 3000.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 6.00.
To Jan 31, 2020 Satellite: becoming [in]determinate – Abbra Kotlarczyk, Eugenia Lim, Joe Hamilton, Mitch Goodwin, Nick Rebstadt and Sharni Hodge, curated by James Carey.
Oct 30 to Nov 9 BLINDSIDE B-SIDE – the annual fundraiser enables BLINDSIDE to continue to program pivotal exhibitions, facilitate critical and engaging public programs, and support arts writers and artists at all stages of their careers.
Nov 13 to 30 You Shares Me Shares by Lizzy Simpson.
Also, Digital Land(e)scape by Zuza Banasinska.
Watson Place, off Flinders Lane behind Supernormal, Melbourne 3000.
Mon-Wed 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.
Flinders Lane Gallery
Level 1, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.
Director: Claire Harris.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 2 All Around Me by Susan Baird.
Also, Flora Obscura by Brett Ferry.
Nov 7 to 30 Beauty in Transience by Julie Davidson.
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
Oct 29 to Nov 9 Living Water painting by Ella Whateley.
Also, Mrs Larritt drawings and installation by Catherine Pilgrim.
Nov 12 to 23 Wilderness: A Natural Response painting by Terry Swann.
Also, Once was Paradise painting by Diane Keating.
Nov 29 to Dec 14 SMALL! a group exhibition presented by fortyfivedownstairs.
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.
To Nov 9 Langford 120 @ SMcL.
Nov 13 to 30 Jenny Loft.
Southbank Sth Melbourne
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
111 Sturt Street, Southbank 3006.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt.
To Nov 17 Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act. The annual ACCA International brings to Melbourne an artist at a pivotal point in their career, often presenting to Australian audiences for the first time. This is the first solo exhibition in Australia by acclaimed London-based artist Haroon Mirza, which brings new commissions into dialogue with representations of the artistís recent work. Mirza’s practice, encompassing sculptural assemblage, immersive installation and live performance, has its origins in music; in the rhythm, syncopation and sampling techniques informed by the artist’s early experience as a DJ. For The Construction of an Act, presented with Melbourne International Arts Festival, Mirza will consider ACCA’s vast architecture as a reverberation chamber in which a disparate body of works come together to form a conceptual and sonic whole. For this new commission, Mirza has constructed a residency studio within the gallery, as a space for local and international collaborators to undertake week-long residencies, culminating in a live performance within the exhibition.
Australian Tapestry Workshop
262-266 Park Street, South Melbourne 3205.
Gold coin entry.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.
Guided tours Wed 11am and Thurs 2pm, $10 per person: bookings essential.
During your visit, you will have an opportunity to observe the ATW weavers at work on contemporary tapestries from our mezzanine, as well as look down into the colour laboratory where the yarns are dyed for production. The ATW has two galleries which feature curated exhibitions of tapestries, textiles and contemporary art on a rotating basis.
To Dec 6 Place Makers – Kay Lawrence AM (SA), Paula do Prado (NSW), Yunuen Pérez, Mu Naw Poe, Bronwyn Razem, Ema Shin, Muhubo Suleiman and Lisa Waup. Place Makers includes the work of eight artists who use textiles to investigate history, self, place and identity. Each artist identifies with a unique cultural heritage; their use of textiles serves as an anchor point for their personal histories and their contextualisation within the broader Australian milieu. Public programs day: Sat Nov 16. See www.austapestry.com.au for further details. Read more…
Cnr Dodds Street and Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
A purpose-built home for the Michael Buxton Collection of contemporary art.
Lynn Jaanz Art Gallery
Level 1, 216 York Street, South Melbourne 3205.
Curator: Anne Ioannou.
International artist Lynn Jaanz and guest artist advertised.
Viewing by appt: email Curator@lynnjaanzartgallery.com
Sun Nov 10, 2-4pm Swirls of Colour by Lynn Jaanz; lynnjaanzartgallery.com RSVP: to the Curator.
Margaret Lawrence Gallery
40 Dodds Street, Southbank 3006.
Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 16 Hope Dies Last: Art At The End Of Optimism – a curated exhibition of Australian and international contemporary art presented across two sites, Gertrude Contemporary and the Margaret Lawrence Gallery. The project focuses on how artists consider the depletion of optimism, how they might envisage the end of days, and how they make sense of these tumultuous times. Exploring themes of mortality, fatalism, extinction, pain (both emotional and physical), failure and downfall, the works focus on the specific moment when hope evaporates for the final time. With compassion, humour, sadness and resignation, Hope Dies Last confronts our individual and collective anxieties around death and will be one of the most depressing events of the year, an exhibition that will riddle us with sadness, and likely leave us more pessimistic than we have ever been before. Read more…
National Gallery of Victoria
180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 27, 2020 Turning Points: Contemporary Photography from China.
To April 13, 2020 KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness.
Oct 31 to July 26, 2020 Collecting Comme.
Nov 15 to April 19, 2020 Shirin Neshat.
Carlton Nth Melbourne
Bridget McDonnell Gallery
130 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun and Mon by appt.
Gateway Building, Trinity College, the University of Melbourne, 100 Royal Parade, Parkville 3052.
Tues and Thurs 10.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 19 Be Brutal: Nicholas Harding Portraits. Harding is one of Australia’s leading artists, recognised recently in a retrospective exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. This captivating exhibition of portraits showcases works from his own collection.
The Dax Centre
30 Royal Parade, Kenneth Myer Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010.
Entry by donation.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00.
The Dax Centre is a leader in the use of art to raise awareness and reduce stigma towards mental health issues. Through our exhibitions and educational programs we seek to engage, inform and encourage community connections and conversations about mental health. The Dax Centre is the custodian of the Cunningham Dax Collection, one of only four collections of its kind in the world.
To Dec 13 FORMATION – an exhibition of six contemporary artists supported by Arts Access Victoria alongside works from the Cunningham Dax Collection, FORMATION explores artistic practice as an expression of one’s inner world, inspiring a dialogue about the human experience.
170-174 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne 3051.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.30.
Nov 14 to Dec 7 The Space Between by Isobel Clement.
Project Space: The Valley by Gabrielle Martin.
The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne, Swanston Street
(between Elgin and Faraday streets), Parkville 3010.
Director: Kelly Gellatly.
Check website for public programs.
The Larwill Studio
48 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052.
A boutique hotel in Melbourne’s north dedicated to the work of Australian artist David Larwill.
RMIT Project Space / Spare Room
RMIT Building 94.2, 23-27 Cardigan Street, Carlton 3053.
Free entry, wheelchair access.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 9 Collision Drive 3 – Kez Hughes, Hiroe Komai, Stephania Leigh, Andrea Medjesi-Jones, Laurence Noga, Steven Rendall, Benet Spencer and Bronte Mae Webster, with text by Jack Willet.
62 Lygon Street, Carlton South 3053.
Nov 27 to Dec 8 (opening Sat Nov 30, 5-7pm) Of Place and Time 3 – George Eustice, Rom Jagielski, Birgit Kreuzkamp, Marianne Little, Betty Nicholson and Carol Rowlands. Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Fitzroy Collingwood Abbotsford
11 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Director: Beverly Knight (approved to value Aboriginal paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and artefacts for the Cultural Gifts Program).
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Tues by appt.
To Nov 9 Voices From The Land II by Judy Holding.
Also, Forsaken Interiors And Other Contemplations by Karen Mills.
Nov 20 to Dec 20 Pink Lightning by Nonggirrnga Marawili.
Also, Looking Back, Moving Forward by The Hermannsburg Potters.
35 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
To Nov 3 Australian Galleries: The Purves Family Business. The First Four Decades book launch.
Also, Group Exhibition 2019 by represented artists.
Nov 12 to Dec 1 Through the Screen by Peter Churcher.
Also, Here and There II by Pam Tippett.
28 Derby Street, Collingwood 3066.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
To Nov 3 A Cabinet of Curiosities by Jennifer Keeler-Milne.
Also, Group Exhibition 2019 by represented artists.
Nov 12 to Dec 1 Under a Blue Sky by Jill Noble.
Also, Thinking about Unnatural History by Martin King.
Australian Print Workshop
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Director: Anne Virgo OAM.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Nov 2 to Dec 20 APW George Collie Memorial Award Exhibition – a selection of limited edition fine art prints by the 2019 APW George Collie Memorial Award recipients, Alun Leach-Jones and Kevin Lincoln. This prestigious annual award acknowledges and celebrates artists who have made significant and enduring contributions to the field of contemporary Australian Printmaking.
95 Johnston Street, Collingwood 3066.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Nov 13 to 24 Nyein Chan Aung – solo show.
Nov 27 to Dec 10 Marcus Encel – solo show.
Chapman & Bailey Gallery
350 Johnston Street, Abbotsford 3067.
Fax (03) 9415-8811.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.30 to 4.00.
To Nov 23 Portraits by Terry Taylor.
Also, Tim Clarkson.
321 Smith Street, Fitzroy 3065.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
Oct 31 to Nov 14 (opening Thurs Oct 31, 6-8pm) Memento Mori II– a group show. Join us as we ‘remember death’. Curated by Tess Wait.
Nov 7 to 14 (opening Thurs Nov 7, 6-8pm) Salvaged – a GROW group show. Salvage: “To save goods from damage or destruction”, “To try to make a bad situation better”. This show features works salvaged and made new. Curated by Grow, a creative community.
Nov 21 to Dec 4 (opening Thurs Nov 21, 6-8pm) So Sci-Fi – a group show. A bunch of awesome Melbourne-based artists explore the vast and intriguing concept of Science Fiction. Curated by Tegan Iversen.
Melbourne East Arts Festival
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Cnr Clarendon and Hotham streets, East Melbourne 3002.
Nov 8 to 17 MEAF 2019: Figures and Facades paintings by Salvatore Trigilia and sculptures by Marija Patterson. MEAF includes concerts, recitals and workshops.
7 Campbell Street, Collingwood 3066.
Nov 23 to Dec 13 (opening Sat Nov 23, 2-4pm) Splendacious – an exhibition of printmaking by ñ Emma Armstrong-Porter, Ute Braatz, August Carpenter, Matthew Clarke, Elizabeth M. Cole, Dianne Colk, Paul Compton, Warren Cooke, Carlton Cox, Beth Croce, Ann Cunningham, Rachel Derum, Philip Faulks, Kevin Foley, Sarah Gabriel, Alex Gillies, Jillian Green, Rona Green, HAHA, Greg Harrison, Bill Hay, Bridget Hillebrand, Judy Horacek, Callum Jackson, Shana James, Chris Lawry, Tim Lines, Soula Mantalvanos, Cassie May, John McClumpha, Aaron McLoughlin, Deborah Miller, Julia Milton, Millie Mitchell, Glenn Morgan, Helen Mueller, Rachael Ness, Leonie Oakes, Sharron Okines, Lex Palmer Bull, Travis Paterson, Jim Pavlidis, Michael Reynolds, David Rosengrave, Penny Ruthberg, John Ryrie, Gary Shinfield, Glen Smith, Shanti Stamp, Sophia Szilagyi, Simone Tippett, Justin Watson, Zoe Woebken and Joel Wolter, curated by Rona Green.
Nicholas Thompson Gallery
155 Langridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
Wed-Fri, 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Nov 6 to 24 John Bokor.
Nov 27 to Dec 15 Leith Maguire.
Port Jackson Press Print Gallery
67 Cambridge Street, Collingwood 3066.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Publishers and dealers in limited-edition fine-art prints.
Established in 1975.
contemporary art space
157 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy 3068.
Thurs-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Nov 13 to Dec 22 Red Stocking 2019: Christmas Salon and Annual Group Show.
123a Gipps Street (cnr Gipps and Islington streets), Collingwood 3066.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 10 Mel Kerr, Shane McGowan, Julie Puchalski and Jenny Reddin.
Oct 30 to Nov 24 Celia Bridle, Mimmo Cozzolino, Liz Millsom, Belinda Pringle and Gloria Stern.
Nov 13 to Dec 8 (opening Wed Nov 13, 6.30-8pm) Keiko Goto, Mark McCarthy and Carrie Pitcher.
Nov 27 to Dec 22 (opening Wed Nov 27, 6.30-8pm) Brad Gunn, Suzanne Moss, Mark Seabrook, Annemarie Szeleczky and Joel Wolter.
Victorian Artists’ Society Galleries
430 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002.
Mon to Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 1.30 to 4.00.
Dec 4 to 10 (opening Fri Dec 7, 7pm for 7.30pm start) 10th International Drawing Biennale 2019, presented by the Polish Art Foundation Incorporated.
Counihan Gallery In Brunswick
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056.
Curator: Victor Griss.
Gallery: Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 10 Gallery one: Unfold by Tatjana Este. Gallery two: Light of Soul by Avan Anwar.
Nov 16 to Dec 14 The Moreland Summer Show: Language and Liberty.
Langford120 and Langford Consulting
PO Box 88, Brunswick South 3055.
Directors: Irene Barberis (0433-138-058) and Wilma Tabacco (0417-517-822).
To Nov 9 Fosse by Wilma Tabacco at Gallerysmith.
Also, Abstract Salon a group exhibition at Stephen McLaughlan Gallery.
Tinning Street Presents
Lot 5/29 Tinning Street, Brunswick 3056.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Nov 7 to 24 Gallery One: Brian Cheung: Where are we now? The Canning Room: Marion Abraham: The End, And I Saw Its Beginning Too.
Nov 28 to Dec 15 Gallery One: Ralph Bristow: The Cycle on Circle. The Canning Room: Jordan Wood: Twofold.
Charles Nodrum Gallery
267 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Director: Charles Nodrum (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Nov 2 to 23 Abstraction 19: painterly, textural and symbolic abstraction of the 1950s and 60s.
Nov 30 to Dec 21 Concurrent exhibitions of new works on paper by Lesley Dumbrell and Trevor Vickers.
Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc.
CAS Inc. PO Box 283, Richmond 3121.
(03) 9428-0568, 0407-059-194.
A non-profit art society run by artists, for artists, established in 1938.
Nov 10 to Feb 7, 2020 Sculpture by Janet Cameron – Richmond Library foyer, 415 Church Street, Richmond.
245 Punt Road, Richmond 3121.
Director: William Nuttall (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
To Nov 16 End street by Noel McKenna.
Also, With Permission and without permission. Needing an Authority that Doesn’t Exist by Helen Maudsley.
Nov 19 to 14 hand/made/held/ground by Brenda Croft.
Also, Bottles by Liu Zhuoquan.
Also showing in our stockroom: Rick Amor, Glenn Barkley, Terry Batt, Stephen Benwell, Tony Bevan (UK), Paul Boston, Angela Brennan, Robert Bridgewater, Gunter Christmann, Julia Ciccarone, Brenda L. Croft, Harry Dixon Mptyane, Riley Dixon, Julie Dowling, Fiona Foley, Star Gossage (NZ), Michelle Grabner (US), Malaluba Gumana, Rubaba Haider, Euan Heng, Dale Hickey, Dianne Jones, Jennifer Joseph, David Keeling, Yvonne Kendall, Richard Larter, Kevin Lincoln, Song Ling, Travis MacDonald, Euan Macleod, Helen Maudsley, Noel McKenna, Sean Meilak, Samuel Namunjdja, Lena Nyadbi, Martin Parr (UK), Angelina Pwerle, Hu Qinwu (CN), Steven Rendall, Andreas Ruthi (CH), Jan Senbergs, Neil Taylor, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, Wolpa Wanambi, Wukun Wanambi, Bradd Westmoreland, Ken Whisson, Helen Wright and Liu Zhuoquan (CN).
William Mora Galleries
60 Tanner Street, Richmond 3121.
Director: William Mora.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Nov 6 to 21 Stockroom Viewing!
Women’s Art Register
Richmond Library, 415 Church Street, Richmond 3121.
Member organisation with information on 5,000+ women artists.
Supported by the City of Yarra.
Yarra Sculpture Gallery (YSG)
Contemporary Sculptors Association (CSA)
117 Vere Street, Abbotsford 3067.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 17 (opening Sun Nov 3, 2pm with Awards) BONANZA.
Nov 21 to Dec 8 (opening Fri Nov 22, 6-9pm) A Fresh Outlook – ‘Fresh 19’ is a unique, interactive exhibition showcasing the photographic talents of eight emerging artists from the 2019 Photography Studies College Art major class – Susan Brunialti, Agata Mayes, Angie Bye, Denise Lawry, Neen Magro, Sally Thomas, Zina Sofer and Alex Rogers.
Toorak Sth Yarra Prahran
Alternating Current Art Space
(map ref Melway 2L, K12) 248 High Street, Windsor 3181.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Nov 8 to 30 Gallery 1: Serena Cowie: Nightlife.
Gallery 2: Debra J. Marshall: Where I Draw the Line.
Gallery 3: Madeleine Thornton-Smith, and Katherine Hubble: Adorned.
Gallery 4: Philip Soliman: The Philosophy of Dancefloors.
The Cupboard: Cathy Muhling: Gossamer.
Basement 2, 1 Victoria Street, Windsor 3181.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
To Nov 23 Primary Instincts by Coady.
116 Greville Street, Prahran 3181.
Tues-Wed 10.30 to 5.30, Thurs-Sat 10.30-7.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.30, closed Mon and public hols.
Nov 1 to 24 (opening Fri Nov 1, 6-8pm) LAND. SEA. SKY – a group show featuring collections from Stella Greig, Jenny Jessop and Paula Lindley.
7 James Street, Windsor 3181.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Nov 7 to Dec 7 (opening Thurs Nov 7, 6-8pm) Main Gallery: Silent Structures by Meagan Streader. Upstairs Gallery: GREENBACK by Sebastian Di Mauro.
637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra 3141.
The Olsen is an elegant hotel with suites featuring lyrical works of Australian landscape artist John Olsen.
STATION | Melbourne
9 Ellis Street, South Yarra 3141.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 16 I Was Born Under A Stone Mountain by Jason Phu.
Also, Cubism Surrealism Tourism by Sean Peoples
Nov 23 to Dec 21 Jake Walker.
Also, Tom Polo and Anna Mcmahon.
St Kilda Elwood Brighton
(map ref Melway 67 F10)
Cnr Wilson and Carpenter streets, Brighton 3186.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 15 Altered states: material change in the work of four contemporary Australian artists – Vittoria Di Stefano, Nicholas Folland, Tim Silver and Elizabeth Willing. Altered states is an exploration of artists who use the materiality of their chosen medium to challenge expectations about the static nature of art and create an experiential audience engagement.
Nov 16 to Dec 15 Anna Rowbury: Vestige is an evocative installation by Brighton-based artist Anna Rowbury. Comprising ceramic objects in muted pastel tones that are suggestive of architectural fragments, utilitarian forms and abstracted domestic elements, Vestige is an atmospheric three-dimensional still life composition that induces the fragmented nature of memory and history.
8 Martin Street, St Kilda 3182.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
Nov 21 to 30 (opening Thurs Nov 21, 6.30-8.30pm) Nativegray by Marygray Art – solo exhibition.
Carlisle Street Arts Space
99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda 3182.
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8.30 to 5.00, Thurs 8.30 to 7.00.
Oct 30 to Nov 27 Emerald Reflections. The Emerald Hill Art Group celebrates 35 years with their exhibition, Emerald Reflections, which explores themes associated with the City of Port Phillip, its people and places.
Linden New Art
26 Acland Street, St Kilda 3182.
Director: Melinda Martin.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 10 Our Long Conversation with the Sun by Alicia King, Heavy Launch by Brodie Ellis, and Breath-hold dwelling by Simon Finn.
Nov 23 to Feb 9, 2020 Linden Postcard Show 2019-20.
Vivien Anderson Gallery
Ground Floor, 284-290 St Kilda Road, St Kilda 3182.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
Representing and exhibiting Australian Indigenous artists for over 30 years.
To Nov 9 Barkindji Blue Sky; Ancestral Connections new photographic prints by Kent Morris.
Nov 13 to Dec 7 Minyma Malilunya by Teresa Baker and Kani Tunkin. Teresa Baker and her sister Kani Tunkin work with the Tjungu Palya Art Centre in Nyapari Community, South Australia. Both women have developed an incredibly distinct and unique way of painting. Baker is known for her dynamic compositions, depicting the epic travails of Malilu, the artist’s heroine ancestor. Tunkin also paints Minyma Malilunya but is more inclined to maintain negative space in her compositions that offset strategic pockets of intense linear dotted design.
18-24 Down Street, Collingwood 3066.
Mon-Fri by appt.
A Commonwealth Government art leasing program for contemporary art.
Supporting Australian artists.
Museum + Sculpture Garden
92 Bourke Road, East Malvern 3145.
Tues and Thurs 1.00 to 3.00 and second Sun of every month 1.00 to 4.00, or groups by appt.
Through Nov SLAWA: modernist art and design.
Sun Nov 10, 12-4pm Clay for Kids & Family Open Day.
Tues Nov 19 Annual Duldig Lecture with Dr Jane Eckett.
Firestation Print Studio Gallery
(map ref Melway 59 A8) 2 Willis Street, Armadale 3143.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 9 (opening Sat Oct 26, 4-6pm) Crossing the Divide by Bronwyn Rees and Kathy Boyle.
Nov 13 to 23 (opening Thurs Nov 14, 6-8pm) Diana Wiseman, Summer Salon Prize Winner.
Nov 27 to Jan 25, 2020 Summer Salon Exhibition 2019.
Also, Annual Members Exhibition.
Scott Livesey Galleries
909a High Street, Armadale 3143.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Nov 13 to Dec 7 Child of the Storm by Joshua Yeldham.
1489 Malvern Road, Glen Iris 3146.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A private collection of contemporary art, open to the general public.
Nov 6 to 30 The Symphony of Collection: (1) The Best of Times. To celebrate ten fabulous years of collecting, Ten Cubed presents The Symphony of Collection, a series of five exhibitions that brings together artworks in the Ten Cubed Collection. Viewing the act of collecting as an accumulative journey, each exhibition will be presented metaphorically as ‘movement’. The first movement, titled The Best of Times, explores works within the collection which are variously engaged with the notion of time, history, mobility, death and violence, through mediums including painting, installation, photography and sculpture. The Best of Times also embraces the complex nature of ‘time’ and the ambiguity in interpreting ‘a period of time’ or ‘an era’ as the worst of times may simultaneously be the best of times. Featuring works from the Ten Cubed collection, the exhibition is curated by Ten Cubed’s Gallery Manager and includes works from artists Liu Zhouquan, Brook Andrew, Tim Silver and Scott Miles.
East & West Art
665 High Street, East Kew 3102.
Director: Marjorie Ho.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.30, Sat 11.00 to 4.30.
Specialists in Asian Fine Arts and Antiques.
Dealers in Fine Art
158 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
A selection of traditional, abstract, and contemporary art from leading Australian artists past and present.
Nov 23 to Dec 21 Yankirri Jukurrpa (Emu Dreaming) by Jeffrey Jangala Gallagher.
Hawthorn Studio & Gallery
635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East 3123.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 4.30.
Nov 6 to 16 Landscape Exhibition – group show.
Nov 20 to 30 Abstracted Botanica by Joanna Weir and Alex Scott.
Ladder Art Space
81 Denmark Street, Kew 3101.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 1.00 to 6.00.
To Nov 16 Familie Düsselberg – Ingrid, Klaus, Nadia and Saskia Düsselberg.
Nov 19 to Dec 4 (opening Sat Nov 23, 6.30-8.30pm) Nature Rendered Permanent – Fiona O’Byrne, Tim Murphy and Lana Daubermann.
Town Hall Gallery
360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
To Dec 15 Contemporising the Modern: Australian Modern and Contemporary Photography – showcasing photographic works that speak of 20th and 21st century Australia, this exhibition explores the development of Australian photography and its coming of age in a period when photographers were still pushing for their work to be accepted as a pure art form. Town Hall Gallery is thrilled to be hosting this touring exhibition from the Russell Mills Foundation and Murray Art Museum’s Albury Collection.
Community Exhibitions: To Nov 17 Made to Measure by Polly Hollyoak and Olga Tsara. Painters Polly Hollyoak and Olga Tsara have collaborated for the first time with other artists in Made to Measure. For this exhibition, the artists expand on their artistic practice to present a series of dresses based on the designs of their artworks.
19 Nov to Dec 15 About Abstraction brings together four local artists whose practice focuses on abstraction. In the absence of figurative representation, each artist explores the visual languages of colour, shape, form and texture to communicate meaning and their understanding of the world. Featuring: Yeonjoo Park, Cathy Quinn, Kathleen Ralston and Benice Woolley.
Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn roads, Caulfield 3162.
Curator: Diane Soumilas.
Free admission. Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Nov 2 to Dec 15 Stories in clay: Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery.
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
5 Malakoff Street, North Caulfield 3161.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat-Mon by appt.
Specialists in Australian colonial, impressionist, modern, contemporary and indigenous painting, sculpture and decorative art. Sourcing European masterworks on request.
Monash University, Caulfield Campus
Building D, Ground Floor, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
Free entry. Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Nov 22 to 30 MADA Now: Art Design and Architecture Graduate exhibition 2019.
Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA
Ground Floor, Building F, Monash University,
Caulfield Campus, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East 3145.
Free admission. Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Art at Linden Gate
899 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen 3775.
Fri-Mon 10.00 to 5.00 (including public hols, except Dec 24 and 25) or by appt.
Nov 1 to Dec 9 Clarice & Friends by Dominika Keller.
Also, Drawings by Sharyn Lambell, and West Coast Noir by Bill Proctor.
ArtSpace at Realm
Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood 3134.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 8.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 5.00.
Bolin Bolin Gallery
at Bulleen Art & Garden
6 Manningham Road West, Bulleen 3105.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 25 Trio Creative baskets, textiles and glass – Jeanette Carter, Carly Leech and Jenie Yolland.
From Nov 30 Summer @ Bulleen art & Garden.
Box Hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station Street, Box Hill 3128.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Call for w’end hours.
Nov 6 to 17 (opening Wed Nov 6, 6-8pm) Adults Painting Exhibition – students from BHCAC’s adult painting courses. Nov 19 to Dec 1 Impressions from the Whitehorse Art Collection.
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre
7 Prospect Hill Drive, Bundoora 3083.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Jan 26, 2020 Darebin Art Prize. The $10,000 Darebin Art Prize is a biennial multi-medium award for excellence in contemporary visual art. Artists from across Australia are presented in this major exhibition, featuring contemporary artworks across all media, from painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and craft, through to video and printmaking. Don’t forget to vote in The Peopleís Choice Award.
Deakin University Art Gallery at the Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.
Free entry. Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00 during exhibitions, closed public hols.
Oct 30 to Dec 13 New Acquisitions From The Collection – this exhibition showcases a number of important acquisitions to the Deakin University Art Collection. The University’s Art Collection is constantly changing and evolving but always reflective of the diverse nature of the cultural life of our University; brave, accessible, inspiring, stylish and savvy. This exhibition features treasured examples of leading and emerging Australian painting, sculpture, photo-media and artist books that have been donated or purchased for the Collection in recent years. Curated by Leanne Willis and James Lynch, Deakin University.
Deakin University Burwood Library Gallery Space
Foyer Building V, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.
Free entry. Daily 8.30 to 8.00.
Oct 30 to Dec 13 Presbyterian Ladies’ College, VCE Art Year 11 Exhibition. In its third year the annual student art exhibition will feature works by students undertaking Units 1 and 2 in VCE Art at the Presbyterian Ladies’ College. Using a variety of materials, techniques and processes, students will explore an area of personal interest related to culture and contemporary practices. Deakin University Art Gallery aims to provide opportunities for students undertaking units in VCE Art and Studio Arts to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the art industry. Curated by Vanja Radisic, Deakin University.
Eltham Library Community Gallery
(map ref Melway 21 J5)
1 Panther Place, Eltham 3095.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 8.30, Fri-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 1.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Oct 31 to Dec 2 diversARTy – Living & Learning Nillumbik . Discover the range of work produced by Living & Learning Nillumbik artists and makers. Visual arts, ceramics, textiles, glass, crafts and more.
Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery
at Hume Global Learning Centre Craigieburn
(map ref Melway 386E-F7)
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn 3064.
(refer to website).
To Dec 1 Changed Forever – Legacies of Conflict a travelling exhibition from the Shrine of Remembrance.
Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 10 George Egerton-Warburton.
To Nov 17 Mirka for Melbourne.
To Feb 23, 2020 Albert Tucker: Mobile Home.
Nov 2 to March 1, 2020 Terminus by Jess Johnson & Simon Ward.
From Nov 9 En Route: Wona Bae and Charlie Lawler.
From Nov 16 Shannon Lyons: Dark Kitchen.
(map ref Melway 28 D7)
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds 3039.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 1 Incinerator Art Award – the Gallery’s annual contemporary art prize of national significance, with entries received from across Australia. This year’s award has 28 artists, all with different perspectives on art and social change. ‘Mooncake (Stage V)’ is part of an ongoing 10-part work by Slippage, the collaborative practice of Hwafern Quach and Phuong Ngo. The work uses the mooncake as a symbol to comment on shared cultural values, while critiquing China’s geopolitical position through a historical lens.
5 Sargood Street, Altona 3018.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
Joel Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space hosting a diverse program of visual arts exhibitions by professional and community artists.
Kosnar’s Picture Framing
488 Mount Alexander Road, Ascot Vale 3020.
We offer a large range of frame styles for the artist and collector.
Expert advice in framing design for all types of artwork.
Manningham Art Gallery
Manningham City Square (MC²), 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster 3108.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Nov 13 to Dec 14 Far Flung: Connecting Intergenerational Families – an exhibition produced collaboratively between 11 new migrant families of the Birralee Primary School community and Manningham’s ‘social artists in residence’ team. Over ten weeks, the families worked together with professional artists to workshop and explore notions of how they relate to local and global places. Forming the basis of the exhibition is a ceramic-based installation project exploring the idea of a global sense of home through their connection to food, sharing and creating a sense of belonging. Developed in partnership with RMIT University, supported by Manningham Council and funded by Creative Victoria’s Creative Suburbs program. Closing soon: 2020 Manningham Art Gallery call for proposals. Manningham Art Gallery is accepting exhibition proposals from artists, curators and organisations for the 2020 exhibition program. Call, email, or visit the gallery website for more info. Applications close 5pm, Fri Nov 29.
Maroondah Federation Estate Gallery
Maroondah Federation Estate,
32 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood 3134.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed weekends and public hols.
Monash Gallery of Art (MGA)
The Australian home of photography
860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill 3150.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Nov 17 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize.
Also, Dreaming Mum again by Leah King-Smith.
Nov 23 to Feb 9, 2020 Fashioning black identity: Africa and the African diaspora.
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
(map ref Melway 145 G4)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 1 David Hockney: Prints. Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century and an important contributor to the pop art movement of the 1960s. The exhibition is drawn from the National Gallery of Australia’s extensive collection, presenting over 80 works from 1961 to the present day including prints developed using lithography and etching, photocopiers and fax machines, and more recently, iPhones and iPads. A National Gallery of Australia exhibition.
To Dec 1 Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft by Prue Venables. Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centre series Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft, which celebrates the achievements of Australia’s most iconic crafts practitioners. An Australian Design Centre (ADC On Tour) national touring exhibition, presented with assistance from the Australian Government Visions of Australia program.
TarraWarra Museum of Art
313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville 3777.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, and all public hols.
Nov 23 to Feb 16, 2020 ASSEMBLED: The Art of Robert Klippel. Adults $12, Seniors $10, Concession $8.
Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre
(map ref Melway 90 D8, E7)
Cnr Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong 3175.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00, closed public hols.
Walker Street Gallery & Arts Centre is South Eastern Melbourne’s premier art centre.
Nov 7 to 30 Expanse by Victoria Cattoni and Mohamed Abumeis. Cattoni’s precariously balanced compositions are puzzling, beautiful and exploratory works of the imagination, built upon relationship to place, real and longed for. The work of Libyan Australian artist, Mohamed Abumeis explores the characteristics of being transnational. His paintings have a hybrid of aesthetics, transcribing the cultures of Libya and Australia.
Also, Subliminal Stories and other Photographs by David Trout. Through photography, the exhibition shares an experience that artist David Trout has captured from his life. The artist found it is an act of the sublime, sitting in a train 16,000 kilometres from where he lives. The rushing frames of people and places, unseen. Distorted through the lens, yet enough colour, grey and shape to construct or deconstruct the cursory moments a traveller confronts, away from the tourist spots others diligently photograph.
Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 9 Impressions II – Masterpieces from the Whitehorse Art Collection accompanied by works from contemporary printmakers Elizabeth Banfield, Kate Hudson, Gwen Scott, Senye Shen and Wayne Viney.
Nov 14 to Dec 21 Metamorphosis – an Australian Quilters Association exhibition of exquisite hand-made and machine-stitched quilts from across Australia. Metamorphosis is the process of transformation from an immature form to an adult form in two or more distinct stages or a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one. The theme Metamorphosis is explored in many magical and extraordinary ways.
Yering Station Art Gallery
38 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen 3775.
Contact: Dr Ewen Jarvis.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 6.00.
To Nov 17 Master Fu Hong.
To Dec 8 Yarra Valley Arts / Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards 2019.