© Martin Parr, Magnum Photos, Rocket Gallery

Martin Parr - winner of the 2017 Outstanding Contribution to Photography Prize

Congratulations to Martin Parr, who is the recipient of this year's Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize from World Photography Organisation. The World Photography Organisation has conducted an interview with Parr.

An exhibition will be held to coincide with the award, presenting a selection of images, books and film from Parr's career, shown as part of the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition at Somerset House, London, 21st April - 7th May

Parr will collect his title at the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards ceremony held in London on Thursday 20 April

Destiny Deacon Over the fence from the series Sad & bad 2000, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Destiny Deacon. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Our Lands - Art Gallery of NSW

Niagara artist Brenda L. Croft features in Our Lands, a group exhibiton at the Art Gallery of NSW.

The exhibition, held in the Yiribana Gallery, is drawn from the gallery's collection and explores the issues surrounding land rights in Australia.

Exhibition runs from January 21 - June 18 2017

Euan Macleod, MK1, 2003, etching, edition of 25, 30 x 22.5cm

Euan Macleod: Prints 1991-2016 - Orange Regional Gallery

Orange Regional Gallery presents Euan Macleod: Prints 1991-2016, a retrospective of the artist's prints curated by Gavin Wilson.

Macleod’s prints have played a significant role in the evolution of the artist’s career. Working with master printmakers such as Ron McBurnie and Michael Kempson, he has probed aspects of the human condition extending his idiosyncratic oeuvre.

Exhibition runs from 10 December 2016 - 5 February 2017

Installation view of Michelle Grabners solo exhibition at James Cohan Gallery

Michelle Grabner - James Cohan Gallery

James Cohan presents an exhibition of new work by Michelle Grabner.

Grabner has produced a series of bronze sculptures and large scale paintings drawn from the artist's collection of knitted and crocheted blankets. The works respond to the textiles' varying modes of 'usefullness' - as objects of comfort and care transformed into physical frameworks for fine art objects.

Exhibition runs from 8 December 2016 - 28 January 2017

Image courtesy of the Art Gallery of South Australia

Rick Amor at The Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia presents a significant collection of works by Rick Amor.

This display draws on the gallery’s collection to highlight a recent gift of Amor’s prints by Adelaide collectors, Rick and Jan Frolich. These are augmented with rare prints, etching plates and sketchbooks loaned from the artist’s own collection. For further informaition, visit AGSA's website.

Exhibition runs from 2 December 2016 - 30 April 2017

Jan Senbergs,The Geelong Road, 2004, synthetic polymer paint, Geelong Gallery Purchased with the assistance of the Regional Galleries Collections Fund, 2005 Courtesy of the artist

My Geelong - our Gallery - Geelong Gallery

My Geelong—our Gallery reveals the artistic riches of Geelong Gallery, a collection owned by the people of Geelong.

Twenty diverse members of the Greater Geelong community were invited to meet Gallery Director Jason Smith and select a favourite work of art. Their choices are exhibited in this revealing and fascinating special exhibition and trail through the Gallery. Featured amongst the chosen works is The Geelong Road 2004 by Niagara artist, Jan Senbergs.

Exhibition runs from 12 November 2016 - 2 April 2017

Running Interference at Rubicon Ari

Running Interference - Rubicon Ari

Rubicon Ari presents Running Interference, which brings together the work of Steven Rendall, Vittoria Di Stefano, Sam Martin and James Little.

Curated by Kent Wilson, the exhibition explores art’s power to transfer information both internally and externally. For further information, visit Rubicon Ari's website.

Exhibition runs from 9 - 26 November 2016

Noel McKenna, Untitled (Chihuahua), 2001

The Popular Pet Show

The National Portrait Gallery presents The Popular Pet Show.

The exhibition, which features Niagara artist, Noel McKenna, showcases works that express the joy and warmth derived from animal companions and celebrate their trusting, unpretentious ways.

Exhibition runs from 4 November 2016 - 13 March 2017

Angela Brennan and Mel Deerson present Mobile Drawings at The Alderman

Mobile Drawings - The Alderman

Angela Brennan and Mel Deerson present an exhibition of mobile drawings - the sketches and notes that the artists make when they are someplace else.

Held upstairs at The Alderman, the exhibition runs from 29 October - 6 November 2016.

Greek Style Mangrove Pot,  2016, earthenware, 41 x 13 cm

Glenn Barkley: itsallright - Utopia Art Sydney

Utopia Art Sydney presents itsallright, a solo exhibition of ceramic work and collage by Niagara artist, Glenn Barkley

Drawing upon classical and oriental forms and decoration, Barkley has produced an exhibition that is both joyful and dramatic.

Exhibition runs from 26 October - 19 November 2016

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Martin Parr: Welcome To Belfast - Belfast Exposed

Belfast Exposed presents Welcome To Belfast, a new body of work by Martin Parr.

The documentary project, commissioned by Belfast Exposed, focusses on tourism in Belfast including the legacy of the ill fated Titanic, built in the Belfast docks and the 'Troubles', a 40 year period of violent conflict which continues to resonate throughout Northern Ireland.

Exhibition runs from 14 October - 23 December 2016

Contempottery at Mailbox Art Space

Contempottery - Mailbox Art Space

Contempottery, presented at Mail Box Art Space showcases the work of Niagara ceramicist, Stephen Benwell, alonside that of Kim Jaeger, Tessy King, Noriko Nakamura, Kirsten Perry, Jessilla Rogers & Mark Whalen.

Exhibition runs from 5 - 29 October 2016