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ArtSHINE Licensing Artists Opening Celebration on Thursday 5 April

April 2, 2018 - April 27, 2018

Please join us to celebrate the launch of a group exhibition by 27 amazing licensing artists who will be representing Australia at Surtex Art Licensing ...

Studio for Rent

March 1, 2018 - April 28, 2018

Look for early Career Artists for affordable studio in Marrickville

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Beauty or Beast?

March 1, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Exhibition dates: Mar 1st – Apr 29th
Official opening: Mar 4th at 3pm
Open 6 days 10am – 5pm from Mar 1st (closed Tuesdays)

Cement Fondu Launch and Inaugural Exhibition Opening, Suburbia

March 10, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Cement Fondu with our inaugural exhibition Suburbia.

Join ArtSHINE @ SURTEX in New York May 2018.

Nov. 20, 2017 - April 30, 2018

Have you ever wanted to have your artwork reach thousands of people?

Have you ever wanted to become a full-time artist doing what you love ...

Owls and Open Studios Gippsland Portrait Show

April 7, 2018 - April 30, 2018

Gippsland Open Studios and Owls of Nebraska bring you this portrait show featuring visitors to arc Yinnar in 2017 during the Gippsland Open Studios event

Embroidered Abstraction: Vita Cochran in conversation

May 3, 2018 - May 3, 2018

Come and listen to Vita chat with Lisa Cahill, CEO and Artistic Director, Australian Design Centre about her fascinating practice and the inspiration behind her ...

Fly

April 7, 2018 - May 5, 2018

To hazard escape from fear, to fly.
To soar with a wide heart, to fly.
When don’t we fly?
These are the three approaches ...

Eclecticism

April 13, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Believing that art-making is an essential part of her daily life, Jingwei has developed an ongoing experimental approach for creating works that speak from her ...

Phantom Limbs by Erin Greer

April 26, 2018 - May 10, 2018

OPENING NIGHT: Fri 27 Apr 6 - 9pm

Flesh, Bone and Weakness by Bec Armstrong

April 26, 2018 - May 10, 2018

OPENING NIGHT: Fri 27 Apr 6 - 9pm

Tickets by Tegan Iversen

April 26, 2018 - May 10, 2018

OPENING NIGHT: Fri 27 Apr 6 - 9pm

When I Get Home by Cecilia Farley

April 26, 2018 - May 10, 2018

OPENING NIGHT: Fri 27 Apr 6 - 9pm

Lessons in transformative objects with Professor Richard Goodwin

May 10, 2018 - May 10, 2018

Goodwin will present a lecture focusing on his experiences working on the interdisciplinary exhibition Porosity Kabari.

This Wild Song X Signed + Numbered

April 26, 2018 - May 13, 2018

An exhibition of portraits by Ilona Nelson from her This Wild Song series plus art works by Elizabeth Barnett, Indigo O'Rourke, Cat Rabbit and ...

South West Art Now

Feb. 24, 2018 - May 13, 2018

South West Art Now presents new works by 60 artists who live and work in the region and showcases a survey of the many artistic ...

MOROCCO TEXTILES TOUR

April 30, 2018 - May 14, 2018

Explore the traditional Amazigh (Berber) crafts of Morocco at a grassroots level where women’s cooperative ventures present a range of textile creations that meld ...

Tabitha McGregor : This Side

April 20, 2018 - May 16, 2018

Deeply connected to nature, spiritualism and subconscious human memory, Tabitha comments on the innate power that comes from reducing a complex and multi layered experience ...

Exhibition - ‘The Space Between Lines’

April 27, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Local contemporary painter Dragica Milunovic’s new solos exhibition ‘The Space Between Lines’ presents a new series of works celebrating line-making, layering and repetition.

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Exhibition – ‘In Full Bloom’

April 27, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Students of Jacqueline Coates present their interpretations of their natural environment through a series of painted works inspired by their recent workshops.

Exhibition - ‘PENUMBRA’

April 27, 2018 - May 18, 2018

In an effort to create a context for contemplation, for their three-month residency at Midland Junction Arts Centre, Bina Butcher and Tessa Beale have gathered ...

Cartoon Symphony

March 31, 2018 - May 20, 2018

“Cartoon Symphony” is a body of work that artistically joins the forces of cartoon imagery and music. Tanja Ackerman is a Synaesthete Artist who has ...

Interpretations V: Paper (cellulose)

April 5, 2018 - May 23, 2018

Interpretations V explores the material limits of paper (cellulose) – a challenging but incredibly rich material. Each designer has cut, folded, formed, stitched, moulded (as pulp ...

Porosity Kabari

April 5, 2018 - May 23, 2018

Made from materials and craftsmanship sourced solely from the ‘Chor Bazaar’ (thieves market) and ‘Kabari Bazaars’ (junk markets) in Mumbai, India, the works in this ...

Like Water

April 6, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Understanding where we come from helps us define our future …in this exhibition held respectively in the main gallery of the Mundaring Arts Centre, Jo ...

Eugene von Guérard: Artist–traveller

March 24, 2018 - May 27, 2018

A remarkable exhibition telling the story of the art and travels of Eugene von Guérard, the preeminent landscape painter of colonial Australia.

‘Physical Mindfulness of Painting’ Residency – Harrison See

April 6, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Working in residence in Galley 2 at MAC, emerging WA artist Harrison See will explore the project Physical Mindfulness of Painting.

‘Like Water’ Exhibition

April 6, 2018 - May 27, 2018

For ‘Like Water’, artist Jo Darvall explores WA’s water history at a time when globally we are seeking sustainable solutions to provide fresh drinking ...

My Object

May 14, 2018 - June 1, 2018

An intimate, yet vibrant, exhibition featuring a collection of small oil paintings on canvases by Sarah's art students. These artists have captured the essence ...

'Promiscuous Provenance' Touring Exhibition 2018 – 2021

April 7, 2018 - June 2, 2018

In the Promiscuous Provenance series, I indulge my perpetual curiosity to lead me back in time to an intersection of worlds. By re-interpreting images of ...

Interruptible States - Judith Torzillo

May 24, 2018 - June 9, 2018

In this show Torzillo will be exploring new forms with art pieces and vase objects that disrupt aesthetic values.

Chaos & Order, 120 years of collecting at RMIT

April 13, 2018 - June 9, 2018

Presenting the work of over 80 Australian and international artists, Chaos & Order is an ambitious survey of the RMIT Art Collection.

Let’s Tea Party: Taiwan Design Now

May 31, 2018 - June 13, 2018

This exhibition demonstrates the value of design in reinventing Taiwanese culture on a global stage.

Kudos x Verge: Professional Development Series 2018

Sept. 2, 2018


For those in Sydney - Verge has teamed up with Kudos to present a series of professional development workshops very helpful for curators and artists alike ...

This Wild Song

Sept. 1, 2018 - Oct. 21, 2018

This Wild Song is a long-term project by Melbourne artist Ilona Nelson. Nelson is in the process of photographing over 100 significant Australian female artists ...

Morocco Painting Tour with WENDY SHARPE

Oct. 29, 2018 - Nov. 8, 2018

Renowned artist Wendy Sharpe will lead a 10 day Painting Tour in the glorious North of Morocco. Starting in the capital, the Imperial City of ...

Saturday afternoon Creative Meetups

This is a weekly group meetup with consultation style contact with a professional artist. Open between 1 - 5pm, we charge $15 by the hour. Bring ...

System Updates

"System Updates" is an online curatorial project exploring the evolving experience of social media identity. We would like to examine the contrast between early social ...

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health short course explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts mediums.

Friday night life drawing

Come and draw the model in our well-equipped studio near Sydenham train station.

Saturday afternoon art meetups

Every Saturday between 1 - 2pm we run a one hour class introducing a drawing skill. This week we experiment with frottage as texture in drawing.