August 2018 Listings

Victorian art galleries and their exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Mornington Peninsula

Frankston Arts Centre and Cube 37 Galleries
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 3199.
(03) 9784-1896.
Free Entry.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00. Art After Dark every evening from dusk.
Through Aug Full Bloom by Caroline Graley & John Noordennen.
From Aug 9 FAC Curved Wall Gallery: Hugh Mackay: The Moment of Being.
FAC Atrium Gallery: Sea Boards by Matt D Design.
Cube Gallery: FAC Open Exhibition.
FAC Mezzanine: Local Tales from a Suitcase.

Gordon Studio Glassblowers
A Working Hot Glass Studio & Gallery
290 Red Hill Road (cnr Dunns Creek Road), Red Hill 3937.
(03) 5989-7073.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery
(map ref Melway 103 E3)
390 McClelland Drive, Langwarrin 3910.
(03) 9789-1671.
Director: Lisa Byrne.
Entry by donation.
Gallery, shop and café Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.

Merricks House Art Gallery
3460 Frankston – Flinders Road, Merricks 3961.
(03) 5989-8088.
Daily 8.30 to 5.00.
Merricks House is located adjacent to Merricks General Wine Store and showcases talent from both the local Mornington Peninsula Region as well as artists from across Australia. Meander through the garden from the café, bistro, cellar door or deck to discover this hidden gem.
Aug 10 to Sept 2 Delmore Gallery: Utopia Women.

Genella Kngwarreye, Flowers at Enteebra, 2016, synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 90 x 90cm
© the artist. Courtesy the artist and Merricks House Art Gallery

Charmaine Pwerle, Awelye, 2017, synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 90 x 100cm
© the artist. Courtesy the artist and Merricks House Art Gallery

Montalto Sculpture park
33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937.
(03) 5989-8412.
(member of ACGA) Free entry.
Daily. To Oct 28 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2018.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG)
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington 3931.
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

Oak Hill Gallery
(map ref Melway 145 G10)
100 Mornington-Tyabb Road (adjacent to the Rose Gardens),
Mornington 3931.
(03) 5973-4299.
Daily 11.00 to 4.00.

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Gippsland South East

arc Yinnar Gallery
19 Main Street, Yinnar 3869.
(03) 5163-1310.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
Aug 11 to 25 (opening Sat Aug 11, 2pm) SParc Gallery: Memento works by Jill Loader.
Aug 11 to Sept 8 (opening Sat Aug 11, 2pm) ARChive – environmental protest poster art from the 1970s, from arc and the Wonderful Art Nuances Club.

ArtSpace Wonthaggi
1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi 3995.
(03) 5672-5767.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. 2D and 3D contemporary and traditional art.
To Sept 3 Open Art Exhibition – selected artworks from our Gippsland Artists – paintings, original prints, handmade textiles, wood, glass art, jewelry and ceramics.

Gecko Studio Gallery
and ArtHouse accommodation
15 Falls Road, Fish Creek 3959.
(03) 5683-2481.
Facebook: geckostudiogallery
Thurs-Mon 9.00 to 4.00. Also including Headquarters Café.
The Gallery and café are closed to Aug 15.
Aug 16 to Sept 17 (opening Fri Aug 17, 6-8pm) So I see (postcard from Morocco) by Rita Lazauskas drawings, paintings and prints.

Gippsland Art Gallery
70 Foster Street, Sale 3850.
(03) 5142-3500.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.30, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 9 Call of the Wild – Wildlife art from the Gallery Collection.

Peter Slater, Black Shouldered Kite, 1991, acrylic on board, 59 x 44cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery

Also, Posthumous Tableaux by Michelle Molinari.

Michelle Molinari, Nature Morte, 2014, oil on aluminium, 96 x 122cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased with the assistance of the Robert Salzer Foundation, 2015. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery

To Sept 16 Event Horizon by Peter Gardiner.

Peter Gardiner, Ravensworth (Swamp Lantern III), 2012, oil on canvas, 150 x 130cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased in memory of Tim Wright with donations from the Wright Family, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery

Also, Gunailand by Steaphan Paton.

Steaphan Paton, Muraskin VII, 2017, etched colonial cotton canvas, 180 x 120cm
Collection Gippsland Art Gallery. Purchased with the assistance of the Robert Salzer Foundation, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery

Permanent Exhibition The Art of Annemieke Mein.

Annemieke Mein, Dance of the Mayflies, 1988, applique, machine embroidery, fabric paint, silk organza, cotton, taffeta, synthetic fur on cotton canvas on board, 110 x 180cm. Gippsland Art Gallery Collection. Courtesy the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery

Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road, Morwell 3840.
(03) 5128-5700
Fax 5128-5706.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Aug 26 Paint County with County by Dennis Seymour.
To Oct 21 Richard Tipping: Art Word, Signs, Drawings, Typographs.
Aug 4 to Oct 7 Mineral | Art of Matter 1400-2000: Highlights from Latrobe Regional Gallery Object Collection.
Aug 11 to Oct 28 Beyond the Valley – a voyage in time by Martine Corompt.

Richard Tipping, No Understanding (Martin Place, Sydney), 2002, 2018, digital photographic print, 59.4 x 41cm
Collection of Latrobe Regional Gallery. Courtesy the artist and Latrobe Regional Gallery

Maffra Exhibition Space
150 Johnson Street, Maffra 3860.
Enquiries to Gippsland Art Gallery (03) 5142-3500.
Mon, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 12.00, closed Tues and Sun.
To Sept 3 Guiding Lights by Gippsland Art Gallery Guides.

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Geelong South West Great Ocean Road

Bijou Gallery
Jenni Mitchell and Mervyn Hannan
Petschel House, 107 Petschels Lane, Hamilton 3300.
Thurs-Sun, or by appt.
Painting workshop ‘Winter’ Aug 25 and 26.

Blarney Books & Art
37 James Street, Port Fairy 3284.
(03) 5568-2174.
Instagram: blarneybooksandart
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Unique book-related art space bookshop, in beautiful Port Fairy.

Elizabeth Arthur Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden
35 Carmichael Street, Hamilton 3300.
(03) 5572-2851.
Director: Dr Elizabeth Arthur.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Geelong Gallery
55 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5229-3645.
Director: Jason Smith.
Free entry unless otherwise stated.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19, 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize. Read more…

Yvette Coppersmith, Self-portrait as St Vincent wearing Cara’s dress, 2016-18, oil on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Geelong Gallery

To Sept 2 rethinking Antipodes by Brook Andrew.

Brook Andrew, Bringing up the bodies Without fear or favour, 2016, four-colour photolithograph with collaged photolithograph elements and hand colour; edition 24/30. Purchased with generously provided by Christine Bell in memory of Dr Colin Holden, Robert Salzer Foundation Acquisition Fund, and Sybil Craig Bequest Fund, 2017. This work was produced in collaboration with APW Printers Martin King and Simon White at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2016 – as part of APW’s Antipodes project. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne. Courtesy the artist and Geelong Gallery

To Sept 9 My Geelong – our Gallery.

Laith McGregor, Tired mantra, 2018, oil on canvas and cotton. Courtesy the artist, Station Gallery, Melbourne and Geelong Gallery

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)
51 Little Malop Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 4201-0666.
Aug 10 to Sept 8 Near & Far photographic works by Lynne Alderton and Tess Rice.
Mon-Fri 8.00 to 8.00pm, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.

Metropolis Gallery
64 Ryrie Street, Geelong 3220.
(03) 5221-6505.
Director: Robert Avitabile.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.

Qdos Arts + Sculpture Park
35 Allenvale Road, Lorne 3232.
(03) 5289-1989.
Fri-Mon 9.00 to 5.00.

SCOPE Galleries
38 Kelp Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5561-4758, 0410-464-330
Fax 5561-5692.
Director: Liza McCosh.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Contemporary painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and prints.

Warrnambool Art Gallery
26 Liebig Street, Warrnambool 3280.
(03) 5559-4949.
Director: Vanessa Gerrans.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun and public hols 10.00 to 3.00.
To Sept 23 The Warrnibald 2018.
To Sept 30 Once Women Won the Vote by Danielle O’Brien and Marie Cook.
To Oct 14 Code Breakers: Women in Games.
Also, Humanise by Leah Heiss.

Wishart Gallery
19 Sackville Street, Port Fairy 3284.
(03) 5568-2423.
Art, Antiques, Bar.
Through August Topographical Exhibition – Greg Mallyon, Carmel Wallace and Nick Dridan.

Greg Mallyon, Lakes Outback NSW, acrylic on timber. Courtesy the artist and Wishart Gallery

Nick Dridan, Far from Basque, 2016, oil on aluminium panel. Courtesy the artist and Wishart Gallery

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Central Victoria

Ararat Gallery TAMA
Town Hall, Vincent Street, Ararat 3377.
(03) 5355-0220 , .
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Aug 3 to Oct 28 Material Constructs: The Home Stretch by Sarah crowEST. Read more…

Sarah crowEST, Beaten and Left for Dead (detail), 2013-2018, linen, synthetic polymer paint, 254 x 218cm
Courtesy the artist and Ararat Gallery TAMA, Victoria

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5320-5858.
Free entry unless specified.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 19 Parlour by Megan Evans – an intervention in a classic Victorian sitting room space, exploring violence in colonial society.
To Aug 26 WOW! LOOK AT THAT! – vibrant paintings and creative creatures by two Ballarat local artists.
To Sept 2 Recent Acquisitions a selection of works acquired in the past two years for the Gallery collection.
To Sept 9 Into Light: French masterworks from the Musée de la Chartreuse. Forty 19th and early 20th century paintings from this major French regional Gallery. Tickets available from the gallery website. Read more…

Émile Claus, Brouillard sur la Lys (Fog on the Lys), 1896, oil on canvas, 51 x 73cm
© Musée de la Chartreuse, Douai. Courtesy Art Gallery of Ballarat

Sept 1 to Nov 11 solis by Louiseann King – work by this Victorian artist and sculptor reflecting on the display of colonial works in the Gallery collection. Part of the Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA), which will open in Ballarat Fri Sept 21.

Arts Academy, Post Office Gallery
Federation University Australia,
cnr Sturt and Lydiard streets, Ballarat 3350; PO Box 663, Ballarat 3353.
(03) 5327-8615.
Curator: Shelley Hinton.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 4 BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN! & COOEE! – Deanne Gilson, Marlene Gilson, Tammy Gilson, Elizabeth Liddle, Georgia MacGuire, Josh Muir and the Pitcha Makin Fellas. Work by Indigenous artists engaged in an art program through Federation College. Part of NAIDOC 2018.
Aug 16 to Sept 15 Benchmark18 – Arts Academy Undergraduate Visual Arts showcasing new work by our next hot crop of visual artists and designers. reflecting the breadth and diversity of students’ interests, ideas and areas of enquiry in drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and design.

Ebony Gulliver, Self Evident Map Painting 3, 2018, acrylic on paper, 123 x 86cm. Courtesy the artist and Post Office Gallery

Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt
421 Sturt Street, Ballarat 3350.
(03) 5331-7011.
Director: Leigh Tweedie.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
To Aug 18 Tress St Artists original works on canvas and paper.

Zafet Zec, ŒLa Barca, 2002-2003, etching and drypoint, 39 x 54.5cm
Courtesy the artist and Ballarat – Gallery on Sturt

Bendigo Art Gallery
42 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6088.
Director: Karen Quinlan.
Entry by donation unless specified.
Gallery/shop daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 9 Paul Guest Prize.
To Sept 16 Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise.

Thomas Kennington, Homeless, 1890, oil on canvas
Collection Bendigo Art Gallery

Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA
Sept 21 to Nov 6 BOAA ART 2018 – presenting a showcase of 150+ artists from across Australia 65 curated solo exhibitions presented throughout three ‘Art Villages’ within 14 of Ballarat’s heritage buildings and historic locations. Visit website for program and ticketing.

Clancy Warner, Between the Silence and the Heartbeat, re-claimed oregon timber (burnt), linseed oil and stain on steel baseplate
Courtesy the artist and Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA

Louise Paramor, Palace of the Republic, on display at the NGV Australia, plastic, dimensions variable
Photograph: Eugene Hyland. Courtesy the artist and Biennial of Australian Art – BOAA

Castlemaine Art Museum
14 Lyttleton Street (PO Box 248), Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5472-2292.
Thurs-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

Central Goldfields Art Gallery
Old Fire Station, Neil Street, Maryborough 3465.
(03) 5460-4588.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Central Goldfields Art Gallery is a cultural facility of the Central Goldfields Shire Council.
Aug 3 to Sept 2 Oceanarium – deep sea other world featuring the work of Karen Richards and Sue Ferrari ñ this exhibition explores the magic of the deep sea underworld.
Also, It takes a child to grow a village – young children and their families from the Central Goldfields have made tiny ceramic houses led by Ann Ferguson.

Falkner Gallery
35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450.
(03) 5470-5858.
Wed 1.00 to 5.00, Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Sun by appt.
To Aug 11 Tree/Creek mixed media by Paula Martin, and Caste acrylic paintings by Georgie Beard.
Aug 16 to Oct 6 Solitude oil paintings by Jan McNeill, and Fleet of Foot watercolours by Liz McLennan.

La Trobe Art Institute
121 View Street, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5444-7272.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 1 The Grammar of Glitch – Antonia Sellbach, James Little, Katie Paine, Michael Georgetti, Paul Kaptein and Ross Taylor.

The Lost Ones
Contemporary art gallery, Ballarat
14 Camp Street, Ballarat Central 3350.
(03) 4343-1754 , 0419-630-091.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.

A marketplace and consultancy of innovative, collectable, contemporary 2D and 3D art for commercial and private spaces, with a focus on large-scale works.

Post Office Gallery
A satellite space of Bendigo Art Gallery
51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo 3550.
(03) 5434-6179.
Director: Karen Quinlan. Entry by donation.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 11 Bankrolling Bendigo: building a city.

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North North East & North West

Art at Linden Gate
For exhibition details see Melbourne section.

Benalla Art Gallery
(map ref Melway 619 D6)
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street West, Benalla 3672.
(03) 5760-2619.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed Tues, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
To Sept 30 Ornament and Subject.
To Aug 26 Sea HER Land – six of Baluk Arts’ key female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

The Goat Gallery
87A Main Street, Natimuk 3409.
Sat-Sun 1.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Aug 3 to 12 Media Studies and Art assemblage works – McKenzie Creek, Horsham College.
Aug 17 to Sept 2 Studio Practice: Studio Arts Units 1, 2.

Horsham Regional Art Gallery
80 Wilson Street, Horsham 3400.
(03) 5382-9575.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.30, Sun 1.00 to 4.30.

Mildura Arts Centre
199 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 3500.
(03) 5018-8330.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 25 Testa Dura II by Vince Vozzo.
To Sept 2 Self-made: zines and artist books – State Library Victoria.
To Dec 2 Considering Mildura: Mildura Sculpture Triennials, 1982-88 – Mildura Arts Centre Collection.
Aug 30 to Oct 14 Art Directions 2018 – Arts Educators.

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
(map ref Vic Roads map 273 L8 or 32 H8)
70 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630.
(03) 5832-9861.
Director: Dr Rebecca Coates. Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00, public hols 1.00 to 4.00. Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday.
Join SAM on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
To Aug 12 I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella.
Aug 25 to Nov 11, 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA).
Also, Subject / Object.

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Horseshoe Bend, Swan Hill 3585.
(03) 5036-2430.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.

Swanpool Arts Festival
Aug 4 to 19, 10am to 4pm the annual Swanpool Arts Festival – featuring the new Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize exhibition. The dining room will be open each day for morning/afternoon tea and lunches. Bookings available on 0422-370-389. Joining the SCRAP exhibition for 2018 will be displays by the Benalla Camera Club and the Broken River Painters. All exhibitions are within walking distance of each other from 2386 Midland Highway, Swanpool 3673. Events run by volunteers, all proceeds go to local not-for-profit community groups and projects. Visit website for details.

TarraWarra Museum of Art
See Melbourne entry for exhibition details.

Wangaratta Art Gallery
56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 3677.
(03) 5722-0865.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon. Office hours Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed public hols and for exhibition installations.
Wangaratta Art Gallery is a Cultural Service of the Rural City of Wangaratta.
To Aug 12 Gallery 2: Field of Vision – Wangaratta Artist Society.
To Aug 19 Gallery 1: Petite Miniature Textiles.
To Sept 10 WPAC Foyer: Should we Say something? by Marise Maas.
Aug 18 to Sept 16 Gallery 2: Inside Out: Art Outreach program with Beechworth Correctional Centre.

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Warragul Region

Bradley Hall Antiques & Art Gallery
Australian Studio of Gary Miles
12 Old Telegraph Road West, Drouin West 3818.
(03) 5626-8355, 0407-443-606.
Sat-Sun and public hols 11.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
Artist: Gary Miles.
Gallery viewing of available paintings of past series. Jugiong Series coming soon.

Kerrie Warren, Artist & Pilgrim Creek Studios
Crossover (East of Melbourne)
T 0411-480-384.
Large Scale Paintings, Ceramics and Sculpture.

Phil Henshall Studio
1116 Main Neerim Road, Rokeby 3821.
Studio open the second weekend each month 10.00 to 5.00.
Exploring ASPECTIVISM™. Aug 11 and 12, Sept 8 and 9 BEN HALL and other PERSONS OF INTEREST.

Red Tree Gallery Jindivick
420 Main Jindivick Road, Jindivick 3818.
(03) 5628-5224.
Ongoing Laurie Collins.

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