2021 Exhibitions

Narelle Autio – Place In Between: The Changelings

“And though you beckon and play, we will not stay here long. We will snatch back the child who trusts too far to your song.”

Judith Wright

Excerpt: Seven Songs from a Journey; VI Sea-Beach

 

Disappearing into deep water … Continued

Neon – Kate Just, Jamie O’Connell, Min Wong

Richard Lewer – Richard’s Disasters, a true story

A friend once told me I dine out on other people’s misery.

They were referring to some of the more unusual or extreme interviews and immersive research I’ve undertaken when starting a new body of work.
I have told the … Continued

Honor Freeman – Sunlight for a pandemic

This timely body of work continues my exploration into the poetic potential of the simple and ubiquitous bar of soap. A small yet quietly powerful object that has gathered heightened meaning during the last 12 months. Using the mimetic qualities … Continued

Jan Murphy Gallery at Hugo Michell Gallery – Lottie Consalvo, Celia Gullett, Guy Maestri, Lara Merrett, Ben Quilty, A.J. Taylor

A collaborative exhibition, presenting new works from six leading contemporary artists, represented by Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane. Connecting Brisbane and Adelaide, stay tuned for part two of this exchange in 2022. Lottie Consalvo
Celia Gullett
Guy Maestri
Lara Merrett
Ben… Continued

Tony Garifalakis – Scum Suite

As the relationship between art and design becomes increasingly complicated and the flattening of creative languages means their signposts are more difficult to identify, the proximity between their shared systems offers potential to both. The clarity of design’s communicative voice … Continued

David Booth [Ghostpatrol] – Time Feeling Slippy

Artist Statement

I’ve been building a world in my mind for a long time now. Playing around… Some curious drifting.

Sometimes I feel like a well-resourced professional child when it comes to play.

I like to zoom right out and … Continued

Going Home – Kate Ballis, Paul Davies, Eliza Gosse, Katherine Hattam, Noel McKenna, Elvis Richardson

GOING HOME

Stay home. Work from home. Isolate at home. Over the past 18 months, our homes have assumed greater importance than ever before, not only as a space in which to play, rest and (at times) work, but also … Continued

James Dodd & Henry Jock Walker – Low Pressure System

James Dodd and Henry Jock Walker are excited to present a suite of recent artworks.

Low Pressure System brings together a collection of ongoing investigations and will include a new teamwork exploration.  Whilst having shared many art adventures together, this … Continued

Sera Waters – Specks

Artist Statement

I imagine the atmosphere of now is full of specks; specks of the past, specks of data, specks of living matter, specks of stuff. Specks link to others to make threads, then tangles, then whole interconnected networks, that … Continued

Clara Adolphs – One Eye Open

ONE EYE OPEN

To keep one’s eye open suggests a limited view; like the crinkled eye as it struggles towards wakefulness.

Drawn from Clara Adolphs vast archive of vintage photographs, this body of work turns its solitary eye to the … Continued

Laura Wills – Clouded

ARTIST STATEMENT

This year I was the recipient of the Palace of Production, Country Arts SA, artist in residency at Emu Bay Kangaroo Island. This enabled me to spend four weeks on the island researching and developing new works. These … Continued

Garawan Wanambi – The Cleansing

Troy-Anthony Baylis – Yes, I am musical

Justine Varga – Masque

Grant Nimmo – How the prisoners yearn, when the forests burn

2020 Exhibitions

Paul Yore – Crown Of Thorns

Gippsland-based artist Paul Yore’s solo exhibition ‘Crown of Thorns’ brings together new textiles, assemblages and collages, continuing the artist’s decade-long personal and candid investigation into the intersection of religion, sex, politics and popular culture. Taking its title from a passage … Continued

Clara Adolphs – In Between Days

Nadine Christensen, Katrina Dobbs, Bill Hawkins – Outside Painting

In Through Your Window – By Laura Skerlj

In her 1987 novella-cum-painting-meditation titled f, German-born artist Jutta Koether wrote: “When you make art, you’re often asked: ‘What’s art doing?’ But never what the things are doing that make art.”[i]Continued

Daniel Emma – PAK-UH-JING

Adelaide design duo Daniel Emma (Daniel To and Emma Aiston) present PAK-UH-JING, a selection of study models exploring an interest in the packaging of everyday items, relating to foods, travel, loved ones, personal childhoods, and general nostalgia.

Within each of … Continued

New Collectors – Narelle Autio, Sally Bourke, Gerwyn Davies, Eliza Gosse, Bridie Gillman, Rob Howe, Amy Joy Watson & Andy Nowell

‘New Collectors’ provides an accessible and exciting opportunity to introduce a fresh audience to collecting contemporary art. The exhibition features work from eight of Australia’s leading and emerging artists who will present works priced between $650 and $3,300.

Featuring: Narelle … Continued

Plan B – Sally Bourke, James Dodd, Tony Garifalakis, Lucas Grogan, Rob Howe, Ildiko Kovacs, Trent Parke, Justine Varga, Sera Waters, Amy Joy Watson