upcoming Exhibitions

IDRIS MURPHY: THE 'WITHIN OF THINGS' 2017

10-Oct-2017 - 04-Nov-2017
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Alcaston Gallery is excited to present Idris Murphy: The 'within of things' , the artist's first solo exhibition with the gallery .  

Established Sydney-based painter Idris Murphy exhibited with Alcaston Gallery for the first time in the group show Time and Tide.  Murphy is renowned for his intimate understanding of the Australian landscape rendered by unabashed observation and a masterly formal approach.  His landscape paintings contain acknowledged reverence to the ancient, indigenous spirituality of place. 

Quote reference: Teilhard de Chardin. 

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View work in the stockroom.  

 

© The artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne 

SALLY GABORI: LIVING WITH ART 2017

08-Aug-2017 - 26-Aug-2017
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ALCASTON GALLERY and MONDOPIERO, two institutions of the Melbourne art and design worlds collaborate to create an exhibition of superb paintings by the renowned Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori presented with international design from Mondopiero and showcasing paintings recently released by the Estate of Sally Gabori; the exciting possibilities of Vivere Con L’Arte – Living With Art.

Together, Alcaston Gallery and Mondopiero, curate living tableaus of fine art and design objects across both venues in Ftizroy, presenting Sally Gabori: Living with Art.

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Image: Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Dibirdibi Country, 2011 (AK17063), synthetic polymer paint on linen, 151 x 196 cm installed at Mondopiero

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2017

07-Sep-2017 - 10-Sep-2017
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Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to exhibit in Australia’s leading contemporary international art fair SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 17 at Carriageworks from 7 - 10 SEPTEMBER 2017. 

 

Alcaston Gallery will present a robustly ambitious selection of artworks from some of Australia’s most celebrated painters, alongside powerful photographic and new media works from renowned international artists. Featured artists include two-time Telstra Award winning painter Betty Kuntiwa Pumani,  Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, painter, Nonggirrnga Marawili, painter & sculptor, Naomi Hobson, painter, Angela Tiatia, multi-media artist, Dean Smith, ceramicist, Judy Holding, multi-discipline artist, and for the first time at Sydney Contemporary the Wynne Prize award winning painter Yaritji Young, and celebrated established painter Ray Ken

Image: Betty Kuntiwa Pumani, Antara, 2017 (detail). 

JUDY HOLDING: THE LAYERED LANDSCAPE 2017

05-Sep-2017 - 30-Sep-2017
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Alcaston Gallery proudly presents an exciting body of work by Judy Holding, including new watercolours and sculptures. Judy Holding  is an established multidisciplinary artist with a practice spanning 35 years. Holding’s sweeping painterly documentation and playful sculptural forms present a spirited meditation on plants, animals, indigenous mythology, and the role of man in the vast biosphere. Exuding immense energy, Holding’s personal visual vocabulary of symbolic forms conveys her lifelong connection to the landscape of regional Victoria and far north Australia. Her work is collected by many public and private collections, including the major institutions: the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne; the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin; the Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria; the Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria; the Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria; and the collections of Deakin, LaTrobe and Victoria University, Victoria

Image: Judy Holding, White Lady at Cannon Hill, 2017, watercolour on paper, 57 x 76 cm.

© Judy Holding and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne 2017

HERMANNSBURG POTTERS - IRNA: TREES 2017

05-Sep-2017 - 30-Sep-2017
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Alcaston Gallery is delighted to present Irna: Trees a new body of work by The Hermannsburg Potters. This exhibition represents an important development in the practice of the celebrated ceramic artists, introducing new directions in sculptural forms and painterly depictions celebrating the beauty, spirit and life-giving force of trees within the landscape: IRNA: Marna, Itarrkngilanha, Pmara - Tree: Food, Medicine, Home

Presented alongside new work by leading watercolourist and sculptor Judy Holding, who was artist-in-residence at The Hermannnsburg Potters studio in 2016. 

Alcaston Gallery has represented the Hermannsburg Potters spanning 30 years. Their unique, immediately recognisable style has been exhibited widely through Australia and internationally. Their major installation commission for the National Gallery of Victoria Our Land is Alive, NGV Australia 19 December 2015 - 11 April 2016, set new benchmarks for their engaging and lyrical pots.

The Hermannsburg Potters are world-renowned as master ceramicists and their work is held in most major Australian institutions and several major art collections internationally. 

 

ALEC BAKER AND PETER MUNGKURI: TJILIPi KUTJARA (TWO OLD MEN) 2017

10-Oct-2017 - 04-Nov-2017
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Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to present solo bodies of work from two senior artists of the APY Lands Alec Baker and Peter Mungkuri in Tjilipi Kutjara (Two Old Men).  

The artists' monumental paintings in acrylic, alongside their detailed monochromatic ink and goauche paintings on paper create dynamic representations of landscape; highlighting their deftness in both mediums, and extraordinary detailed knowledge of country.  

In 2017 Peter Mungkuri won the inaugural Hadley's Art Prize. Alec Baker has been a finalist in the Alice Prize, Len Fox Painting Award, Telstra National Indigenous & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards and the Hadley's Art Prize. 

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Image: Peter Mungkuri. 

© The artists, Iwantja Arts and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne 

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SHIRLEY MACNAMARA WINS THE TELSTRA WANDJUK MARIKA MEMORIAL THREE-DIMENSIONAL AWARD

Congratulations to Shirley Macnamara for winning the prestigious Telstra Wandjuk Marika Memorial Three-Dimensional Award at the 34th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, for her work Nyurruga Muulawaddi.  

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Congratulations Betty Kuntiwa Pumani for winning the prestigous Wynne Prize 2017, as announced today at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.  

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CONGRATULATIONS TO DEAN SMITH, FINALIST IN MANNINGHAM VICTORIAN CERAMIC ART AWARD 2017

Congratulations to Dean Smith who has just been announced a finalist in the Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award 2017. The biennial acquisitive award and accompanying exhibition…

ARTBANK AND QPAC TODAY ANNOUNCE CLAUDIA MOODOONUTHI AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE ARTBANK + QPAC COMMISSION 2017

A recent graduate of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art at Griffith University, Claudia’s incredible body of work to date reflects a strong connection to country, having spent the first seven years of…

PETER MUNGKURI WINS INAUGURAL HADLEY'S ART PRIZE

Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to broadcast Iwantja artist Peter Mungkuri as winner of Hobart's inaugral Hadley's Art Prize, the world's ritchest landscape art prize. 

Mungkuri will take home $100,000 for…

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