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KAREN MILLS AND SALLY GABORI FEATURE IN CHAOS AND ORDER: 120 YEARS OF COLLECTING AT RMIT

Alcaston Gallery is thrilled that Karen Mills and Sally Gabori are included in Chaos & Order: 120 Years of Collecting at RMIT.

Chaos & Order celebrates over 80 Australian and international artists in an ambitious survey of the RMIT Art Collection. Also included in the exhibition is artworks by Kawita Vatanajyankur

The exhibition runs from 13th April – 9th June 2018.

For more information on Karen Mills or the exhibition please see her artist page on our website.

For more information on the exhibition please see RMIT's website. 

Image | Karen Mills, Untitled, 2014, natural pigments and PVA fixitive on linen, 85 x 123 cm. © The Artist and Alcaston Gallery, 2018 

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20th April 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO BETTY MUFFLER AND RACHAEL MIPANTJITI LIONEL ON BEING NAMED FINALISTS IN THE 2018 JOHN FRIES AWARD

Congratulations to Betty Muffler and Rachael Mipantjiti Lionel on being named finalists in the 2018 John Fries Award! 

Curated by interdisciplinary artist, academic and curator, Consuelo Cavaniglia, the John Fries Award is a $10,000 non-acquisitive award recognising the talents of early career visual artists from Australia and New Zealand. Now in its ninth year, the annual award is a platform for some of the most engaging and experimental works from the next wave of contemporary artists in the region. Finalists will present artworks in the award exhibition at UNSW Galleries from September 29 to November 3, 2018. 

Congratulations to all the selected finalists.

For more information on the artists please contact Alcaston Gallery. 

For more information on the award, please visit the John Fries Award website.

Image details | Betty Muffler. Image courtesy Iwantja Arts.  Rachael Mipantjiti Lionel. Image courtesy Ernabella Arts Inc. 

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14th April 2018

PATRICK FREDDY PURUNTATAMERI, FREDDY KEN AND SHIRLEY MACNAMARA FEATURE IN AUSTRALAIN WAR MEMORIAL TOURING EXHIBITION AT BUNDABERG REGIONAL GALLERY, QUEENSLAND

Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri, Freddy Ken and Shirley Macnamara will feature in Australian War Memorial touring exhibition For Country, for Nation opening at the Bundaberg Regional Gallery, Queensland, tomorrow. 

This important exhibition shares the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contributions to the Australian Defence Forces.

For more information on the exhibition, please visit Bundaberg Regional Gallery's website, or the Australian War Memorial's website.

For more information on Patrick Freddy PuruntatameriFreddy Ken or Shirley Macnamara, please visit their artist pages on our website.

IMAGE | Shirley MacNamara, Memoir, 2015, spinifex, emu feathers, bullock bone, horse hair, wax thread, ochre, and fixative.  

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6th April 2018

SALLY GABORI FEATURES IN FEAT OF CLAY, OPENING AT THE VIVIEN, NEW ZEALAND

Sally Gabori features in Feat of Clay, opening today at The Vivian in New Zealand. 

This exhibition explores the idea of ‘classicism’ and how it permeates throughout the entire history of western art. 

With three distinctive spaces, the Vivian shows internationally-renowned and local artists in curated and group shows interspersed by talks, performances, and events. 

For more information on Sally Gabori, or to view available works, please visit her artist page on our website.

For more information on the exhibition, please visit The Vivien's website.

Image | Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Thundi (AK16660), 2010, synthetic polymer paint on linen. 1960mm x 1510.

 

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24th March 2018

APY GALLERY OPENS IN SYDNEY

Alcaston Gallery is trilled to announce that the opening of the inaugural APY Gallery in Sydney was a tremendous success. 

Opened by the APY Art Centre Collective, a group of 10 Indigenous owned and governed enterprises, the APY Gallery is a platform for emerging Indigenous Artists from the APY Art Centre Collective to connect with a wide audience outside of their remote communities, gain professional development opportunities and build a network within the art industry supporting them to pursue successful careers in the arts. 

The APY Gallery showcases artists working across a wide range of mediums from painting, traditional punu (wood) carving, weaving, textiles, new media and digital photography. These emerging young artists have watched, listened and learned from their grandparents, the senior men and women of the APY Lands, it is now the young peoples turn to find new ways of sharing these traditions and stories. 

Image | From left, artists Kamurin Young, Peter Mungturi, Vincent Namajira and Ben Quilty at the new APY Gallery in Sydney. Picture: James Croucher. Image courtesy of The Australian 

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24th March 2018
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