We are excited to be participating in Melbourne Art Week with inclusion in two art fairs; Melbourne Art Fair and Spring 1883.
Melbourne Art Fair
Southbank Art Precinct (alongside ACCA)
111 Sturt Street
Southbank VIC 3006
The Hotel Windsor
111 Spring Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
____________19.06.18 Fred Fowler in The Design Files
Fred Fowler’s first Jan Murphy Gallery solo exhibition, Home / Visitors has been featured by The Design Files. In an interview with Elle Murrell, Fowler discusses the inspiration behind this newest body of work.
Home / Visitors
26 June – 21 July 2018
Image credit: Fred Fowler in the studio, 2018. Photo: Amelia Stanwix
____________16.06.18 Fred Fowler in The Courier Mail
Fred Fowler features in The Courier Mail’s ‘U on Sunday’ section. In the article, writer Fiona Purdon explains how a trip to Stradbroke Island became the starting point of inspiration for Fowler’s first Jan Murphy Gallery solo exhibition, Home / Visitors.
Home / Visitors
26 June – 21 July 2018
Image credit: Fred Fowler Peppermint Grove oil paint, oil stick and gold leaf on wood panel 90.0 x 80.0 cm
____________01.06.18 Linde Ivimey at National Portrait Gallery
Linde Ivimey features in group exhibition, So Fine – Contemporary women artists make Australian history, at the National Portrait Gallery.
Forming part of the National Portrait Gallery’s twentieth birthday celebrations, the exhibition features new works from ten women artists reinterpreting and reimagining elements of Australian history.
Image credit: Linde Ivimey Marilyn Ball Albatross 2018 steel armature, acrylic resin, dyed cotton, cast and natural, sheep, turkey and chicken bones, sewn viscera, earth, smoky quartz and pearls 95.0 x 63.0 x 30.0 cm
____________30.06.18 Julia deVille at RMIT Gallery
Julia deVille’s work features in My Monster: The Human Animal Hybrid at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne. The group exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s seminal science fiction novel, Frankenstein.
Exploring themes of difference and acceptance, My Monster interrogates the history of human intrigue in hybrid creatures and looks to the future possibilities through biotechnological advances.
Image credit: Julia deVille Peter 2012 rabbit, antique sterling silver goblet 17.0 x 15.0 x 15.0 cm
____________01.06.18 Tjala Arts – ‘Seven Sisters’ Exhibition
Jan Murphy Gallery presents an exhibition featuring artwork from the acclaimed Tjala Arts centre in Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. In a first for both organisations, the exhibition solely focuses on artists from Tjala Arts, providing a platform for their works in Queensland.
Seven Sisters features new works by the Ken Sisters Collaborative (Tjungkara Ken, Yaritji Young, Freda Brady, Maringka Tunkin and Sandra Ken), plus individual works by Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken and Tjungkara Ken. The Seven Sisters Story is a Tjukurpa Story (Creation Story) about the constellations of Pleiades and Orion. The sisters are the constellation of Pleiades and the other star Orion is said to be Nyiru or Nyirunya (described as a lusty or bad man). Each of the works in the exhibition is about this Creation Story.
Image credit: Ken Sisters Collaborative 2017, Courtesy of Tjala Arts
____________05.06.18 Gerwyn Davies – ‘Idols’ Online Exhibition
Idols is a new online exhibition by Gerwyn Davies which reanimates popular iconography and myth through an assemblage of costume, performance and photography. Conjuring characters across the political, religious, historic, this work is interested in familiar narratives that are highly contrived in nature.
Davies recently held a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Australian Centre for Photography in February 2018 and he will be in the upcoming Biennale of Australian Art in the Art Gallery of Ballarat later in 2018. His work is held in private and public collections, including Artbank, Gallery at HOTA Collection and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Image credit: Gerwyn Davies Madonna 2018 archival inkjet print 110.0 x 95.0 cm Edition of 8 + 1 A/P
____________30.06.18 William Mackinnon at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre
William Mackinnon features in group exhibition, Freshwater/Saltwater at the Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre.
A collaborative exhibition between Shepparton Art Museum and the Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Freshwater/Saltwater features both contemporary and historical works that highlight the material and cultural significance of water.
Image credit: William Mackinnon Crossroads (ii) 2018 acrylic, oil and enamel on canvas 200.0 x 450.0 cm (triptych)
____________08.06.18 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018
Jason Benjamin, Gerwyn Davies, Danie Mellor, Monica Rohan and A.J. Taylor are finalists for the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018 at the Caloundra Regional Gallery.
The annual prize offers an acquisitive major prize of $25,000 with the winning work acquired by the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. The winner will be announced on Thursday 30 August at the official opening.
____________04.07.18 Julia deVille at Linden New Art
To celebrate Linden New Art’s return to their original St Kilda premises, they will present a major solo exhibition of new work by Julia deVille. Wholeness and the Implicit Order sees deVille working in the new mediums of holography and Virtual Reality (VR) to create an immersive environment within the Victorian rooms of Linden New Art.
Using these new technologies, deVille furthers her exploration into the interconnectedness of all things and the importance of treating all life with respect.