Ashini Nanayakkara

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Mabel Juli

Mabel Juli features in the latest issue of Art Collector. The front cover of the April-June 2024 edition of Art Collector features a striking work by Julia Ciccarone (see below). Pick up a copy here.

Mabel Juli’s work features in the exhibition One foot on the Ground, one foot in the water, currently showing at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, QLD. Curated by Travis Curtin,

One foot on the ground, one foot in the water is a La Trobe Art Institute exhibition toured by NETS Victoria, accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue. Read more about the exhibition in Artshub here.

One foot on the Ground, one foot in the water
Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture, QLD
until 1 June 2024

Mabel Juli is exhibiting at Niagara Galleries 29 May – 15 June 2024. 

BOOK LAUNCH: Ken Whisson

Presented by Drill Hall Gallery Publishing, Ken Whisson: Painting & Drawing is an extensive monograph on one of Australia’s most prolific artists.

Join author Quentin Sprague in conversation with art critic and art historian Victoria Perin, and interim Director of the ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Tony Oates as they discuss Ken Whisson: Painting & Drawing and, more broadly, the function of biography in relation to art history.

LAUNCH DETAILS
Ken Whisson: Painting & Drawing Book Launch
NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair 
Sunday, 26 May, 11.30am-12.15pm
Great Hall, NGV International, 180 Saint Kilda Road, Southbank Melbourne

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Julia Ciccarone

Julia Ciccarone‘s recent self portrait entitled In conversation with myself, 2023 features on the front cover of the latest Art Collector. In addition, she appears on ABC Radio National’s The Art Show. Listen here.

Dale Hickey & Steven Rendall: RMIT GALLERY

Paintings by Dale Hickey and Steven Rendall feature in the upcoming exhibition Working Title: Studio Practice in the RMIT Art Collection at RMIT Gallery. Curated by Lisa Linton, the exhibition draws from the RMIT Art Collection to reveal notable academics, alumni, methods and collaborations and the rich history of studio practice at RMIT.

Working Title: Studio Practice in the RMIT Art Collection
RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
30 May – 27 July 2024

Gunter Christmann: ARTBANK

Gunter Christmann‘s paitning Heavy Jelly from 1969 features in the current exhibition SNO 176 at Artbank Window at Artbank Sydney. The exhibition brings together work from artists associated with SNO (Sydney Non Objective), the supportive and community-based project that Artbank has proudly supported over the years.

Gunter Christmann’s painting appears alongside works by Belle Blau, Lottie Consalvo, Leslie Dumbrell, Richard Dun, Lynne Eastaway, Nathan Gray, Helga Groves, Matt Hinkley, Andrew Leslie, Ruark Lewis and Kerrie Poliness.  

SNO 176
Artbank Window, Artbank Sydney
until 2 June 2024

Brenda L. Croft: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Brenda L. Croft features in the exhibition Reflecting Lenses: Twenty Years of Photography at the Gorman Museum in California, USA. The exhibition presents highlights from the Gorman Museum of Native American Art collection by more than two dozen Indigenous artists from North America, Aotearoa, and Australia. The exhibition highlights self-representation and the works are accompanied by text by the artists featured. Read more about the exhibition in The Reporter here.

In addition, Brenda L. Croft featured in an Art Guide article exploring ancestral legacies and her continued engagement with family and culture in her practice. Read more here.

Brenda L. Croft is a finalist in the National Photographic Portrait Prize. Entering its 17th year, the National Photographic Portrait Prize is one of the Gallery’s most popular annual events. The prize provides a powerful visual record of the year that was – a celebration of identity, both collective and individual.

Reflecting Lenses: Twenty Years of Photography at the Gorman Museum
Gorman Museum of Native American Art, Davis, CA, USA
until 1 September 2024

National Photographic Portrait Prize
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
22 June – 22 September 2024

Sangeeta Sandrasegar: RACV ARTHOUSE EXHIBITION

Sangeeta Sandrasegar will be exhibiting at ArtHouse, a dedicated building at  RACV Goldfields Resort in June. Drawing from her own upbringing in Australia and Malaysia, and her Indian and Malaysian ancestry, Sangeeta Sandrasegar will explore the connections to land and livelihood in her latest exhibition.

Sangeeta Sandrasegar
RACV Goldfield Resort, Creswick, VIC
22 June – 6 October 2024

Noel McKenna: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

In addition to being a finalist in both the Adelaide Perry Prize and the Darling Portrait Prize, Noel McKenna‘s work is currently showing in the exhibition Art Collection up close at Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, QLD. The exhibition is drawn from the City of Moreton Bay’s Art Collection. Noel McKenna also features in the latest issue of MCA magazine. Purchase your copy here.

The Adelaide Perry Prize is an annual acquisitive award hosted by PLC, Sydney and was judged by Sasha Grishin this year.

The Darling Portrait Prize is a biennial national prize for Australian portrait painting honouring the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015). This year the prize will be judged by Bree Pickering, Director, National Portrait Gallery; Erin Vink, Curator First Nations Art (local and global), Art Gallery of New South Wales and Tara Heffernan, Art Historian and Critic. An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be held at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra from 22 June to 22 September 2024.

Art Collection up close
Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, QLD
until 15 June 2024

The Darling Portrait Prize
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
22 June – 22 September 2024

Julie Dowling: LIVING LANDSCAPES 

Drawing from the City of Greater Geraldton’s Art Collection Living Landscapes, currently showing at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery presents varied depictions and perspectives of the land, from traditional European to First Nations and contemporary works, including work by Julie Dowling.

Living Landscapes
Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Geraldton, WA
until 23 June 2024

Euan Heng : LAWRENCE WILSON GALLERY

Euan Heng’s work is currently showing in the group exhibition The End of History at Lawrence Wilson Gallery, University of Western Australia. The End of History explores artists’ relationship to history, as it’s made. At its centre is a group of works from the University of Western Australia Art Collection made between 1985 and 1995, united by mood and motif.

The End of History
Lawrence Wilson Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth
until 17 August 2024

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