Out of Line
- group exhibition, 2017
7 to 25 November
Featuring Margaret Ackland, Rodney James Alexander, Kim Anderson, Lorraine Biggs, Matt Chun, Todd Fuller, Nicci Haynes, Rachael Helmore, Chris Humphries, Melinda Le Guay, Alun R. Jones, Noel McKenna, Peta Minnici, Trudy Moore, Mylyn Nguyen, Catherine O’Donnell, Indigo O’Rourke, Anastasia Parmson, Anna Richardson, Edgar Schilter, Paul White, and Ainsley Wilcock.
Todd Fuller at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
- The Unflinching Gaze: Photo Media & the Male Figure, curated by Richard Perram OAM, 2017
14 October to 3 December
The exhibition is curated by Richard Perram OAM, Director Of BRAG, an openly gay man, who brings his "queer" gaze to his selection of images of historic and contemporary photography and film. The exhibition is also an important opportunity to inform and educate the Bathurst community and affirm the local LGBTI community.
Catherine O'Donnell and Nicole Welch at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
- Go West, 2017
13 October to 3 December
Kitchen-Studio, curated by Megan Fizell
- Black Box Projects, 2017
10 October to 4 November
Artists include Hana Hoogedeure & Luke O’Donnell (Australia), Hanne Nielsen & Birgit Johnsen (Denmark), Ana Prvački (United States), Nina Ross (Australia), Miku Sato (Japan), and Kawita Vatanajyankur (Thailand).
- MASSING, 2017
10 October to 4 November
MASSING continues my exploration of constructed landscape imagery, utilising the framework of geology to reference accumulation and erosion of time and meaning within the image.
- curated by Waratah Lahy and Anne-Marie Jean, 2017
19 September to 7 October
The idea of a big backyard has long been considered an essential element of Australian iconic culture, synonymous with the fading aspirational ideal of a quarter acre block and a modest home. Our backyards are important spaces: mostly private, they can be practical, useful and fanciful, providing a space for imagination, creativity, toys, pets, projects and failed ambitions.
Despite most of us not having our very own big backyard, the spaces around us and closest to us continue to inspire. A backyard evokes an outdoor environment we engage with in our everyday lives, which we feel an intimate connection to, perhaps responsibility for - a place that shapes us and at times a place we shape.
As times change, notions of what we regard as our own backyard also changes and broadens. The artists in this exhibition have observed and explored significant environments in their lives. The places from which they draw inspiration include gardens, both public and private, suburban streets, local neighborhoods and bigger and wilder spaces left mostly untrammeled by development. From representative to abstract painting, ceramics to 4K HD animation, the patterns of observing and intimately engaging with these spaces emerge through the colours, textures and images created to articulate experience and place.