Art - Upcoming exhibitions
Date

3 October - 26 October

Venue

Jarmbi Downstairs Gallery

Birds: A Group Show

Illustrations and paintings of Australian birds. Group exhibtion with Jeremy Boot (SA), Katherine Cooper (TAS), Jacqui Christians, Janet Flinn, Jessie Journoud-Ryan, Joanne Pearcy and Stephen Powell (all VIC)

 

Date

3 October - 26 October

Venue

Jarmbi Upstairs Gallery

The Bequeath of Vera Skipper

Local hills artist, Vera Skipper, has bequeathed oil pastels and paintings from decades of her creative career to the Belgrave Fire Brigade. The paintings will be sold as a means to fund an urgently needed second fire tanker.

 

Dates

19 September - 2 November

Venue

Cafe Gallery

Matthew Rutten: The Beauty of Colour and Silk

Matthew Rutten's latest exhibition “The Beauty of Colour” presents a great range of art works. Matthew furthered his artistic education at Melbourne College of Textiles, his work is done using cold batik wax called guta, and the washes are done using silk dyes and salt. Each piece is a one off design all done freehand.

Matthew's scarves are very popular, having sold out at one exhibitions and being exhibited as part of Dandenong Ranges Open Studios, Lady Hawke Cafe and for a group exhibition at Steps Gallery, Carlton.

Date

22 November - 15 February 2015

Venue

Burrinja Inner Gallery

Cicada Press: Gamarada

Cicada Press is a research group within the School of Art at the College of Fine Arts (COFA), University of NSW. It functions as an educationally focused custom printing workshop where artists of national reputation are invited to produce a body of work with the support of Cicada Press staff and students.

For the past six years Cicada Press has worked closely with a number of Aboriginal artists from NSW but also other parts of the country building Aboriginal print portfolios and providing them with new skills to take into their future practice.

Recent visiting artists include Vernon Ah Kee, Reko Rennie, Laurel Nannup, Jason Wing who will be featured in the exhibition.

Curated by Tess Alass, Associate Lecturer, School of Art History and Art Education at the College of Fine Arts (COFA), University of NSW.

Date

22 November - 15 February 2015

Venue

Burrinja Gallery

Myths and Legends of West Arnhem Land: Nganjmirra Family Drawings

Rare works on paper by members of the Nganjmirra family, including Bobby, Alex, Peterson, Ralph and Wesley tell traditional stories of creation, law and life in Western Arnhem Land.

Selected from the McLeod Gift Collection.

Also showing at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum,
21 February - 22 March 2015.