skip to Main Content
Loading Events

Past Events › gallery

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2018

Anna Taylor, The Andes, Peru – Save me series (detail), 2016, 230 x 510mm. Photographer: Christopher Sanders

Save me

13 February, 2018 - 3 March, 2018

An exhibition exploring the minutiae of landscape replicated in the aerial view, documenting the exquisite mirroring of detail, pattern and line. Both a celebration of our earth and it’s incredible
beauty, and a call to action to save it.

Find out more »
Jan Donaldson, The Infant of Prague

Uncanny Life – artifact and identity

13 February, 2018 - 3 March, 2018

An extension of the research undertaken for Jan Donaldson's PhD project exploring the doll/puppet as a cultural icon and artifact.

Find out more »

March 2018

Lisa Sewards, Thousand kisses deep, 2017, detail

Thousand kisses deep

6 March, 2018 - 17 March, 2018

A new body of work connecting the materiality of prints and the fluidity of paintings with imagery emphasizing illusory maritime parachutes.

Find out more »

Bird as totem

6 March, 2018 - 17 March, 2018

An exhibition of sculpture, drawing and prints commenting on issues affecting our lives, war, the environment and the higher being.

Find out more »

Daily Encounters

20 March, 2018 - 7 April, 2018

As part of an artist residency at fortyfivedownstairs, Robyn Rich will present an exhibition of paintings that explore life through the eyes of the artist.

Find out more »

The Language of Colour: A Textile Journey

20 March, 2018 - 7 April, 2018

A new series of work as part of Melbourne Design Week exploring cultural heritage and traditional textiles as the inspiration to create new performative and cultural connections with the medium.

Find out more »

April 2018

A life seen through cut outs

Kerry Armstrong
10 April, 2018 - 5 May, 2018

A series of large scale paintings finding figuration through means of abstraction.

Find out more »
Hands All Over 2

Hands All Over

Serap Osman
10 April, 2018 - 21 April, 2018

An exhibition of photography commenting on how convenience, industrialisation and modern materials are impacting the natural world.

Find out more »
Studio Gallery Melbourne

A Small Gathering

Studio Gallery Melbourne
24 April, 2018 - 5 May, 2018

A Small Gathering brings together a series of artworks from Studio Gallery Melbourne.

Find out more »

May 2018

Between Us

Ede Horton
8 May, 2018 - 19 May, 2018

An exhibition of glass portraits depicting the diversity of the artist's community.

Find out more »
Arthur Ted Powell, Midnight Melbourne

Mighty Melbourne

Arthur Ted Powell
8 May, 2018 - 19 May, 2018

An exhibition of Melbourne cityscapes by Arthur Ted Powell

Find out more »

Captured Landscapes

Alison Percy
22 May, 2018 - 2 June, 2018

A series of paintings capturing the Australian landscape, exposed to the elements, in a rapidly changing environment.

Find out more »
Andrew Scollo, Grid 1 (detail)

MAXIMUM minimal

Andrew Scollo
22 May, 2018 - 2 June, 2018

The first solo exhibition of an architect/artist exploring the materiality of line and colour in painting.

Find out more »

June 2018

Constant Companions

Maria Petrova
5 June, 2018 - 16 June, 2018

Constant Companions explores concepts of dysfunctional attachment, heredity, trauma and healing; both in relation to the artist and her family, and as a unifying thread running through humanity.

Find out more »

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre: Interpretations from the air

The Light Collective
5 June, 2018 - 16 June, 2018

The Light Collective presents an exhibition of photographic works interpreting the deeply captivating and somewhat mystical landscape that is Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre.

Find out more »

Emerging Artist Award 2018

fortyfivedownstairs & Future Leaders
19 June, 2018 - 30 June, 2018

fortyfivedownstairs and Future Leaders present the fourth annual Emerging Artist Award 2018.

Find out more »

July 2018

HICSA Bunyip

TOO-ROO-DUN

Curated by Lisa Waup and Baluk Arts
3 July, 2018 - 14 July, 2018

TOO-ROO-DUN has brought together Victorian Aboriginal communities to create an immersive and imagined exhibition celebrating the Bunyip.

Find out more »

Weaving the here and then

Ali McNabney-Stevens
17 July, 2018 - 28 July, 2018

A new series of large scale paintings exploring the links between the artist's past and present.

Find out more »

Real and Imagined Spaces

Jessica Gannaway
17 July, 2018 - 28 July, 2018

These botanical hand dyed textiles provoke viewers to think about the imaginary and discursive places we inhabit in relationship to other people: shared spaces, contested spaces, collaborative spaces and boundaries and walls that divide us.

Find out more »
All We Can't See: Janet Laurence

All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

Melbourne Art Week
31 July, 2018 - 11 August, 2018

A hugely impressive roster of award-wining Australian artists, including Abdul Abdullah, Janet Laurence and Ben Quilty have joined forces once again for the Melbourne installment of All We Can’t See, depicting individual interpretations of the leaked Nauru files exposed by The Guardian in 2016.

Find out more »

August 2018

Virtually Embedded in the Landscape

Narelle Cridland
14 August, 2018 - 25 August, 2018

Virtually Embedded In The Landscape authenticates a father’s and daughter’s connection with the picturesque Australian landscape of South Australia, Flinders Ranges and the romantic mobility of the British icon four-wheel drive vehicle, the Land Rover.

Find out more »

Darker Places

Caroline Walls
14 August, 2018 - 25 August, 2018

Darker Places, a new series of paintings and drawings by Caroline Walls, is an extension of her art practice where the female is the central focus of consideration.

Find out more »

Hyperrealism and Improvisation

James Yuncken
28 August, 2018 - 8 September, 2018

James Yuncken presents a series of paintings and drawings; both landscapes in a traditional and non-traditional sense.

Find out more »
Melbourne Listening, Susannah Williams and Warren Armstrong

Melbourne Listening

Susannah Williams & Warren Armstrong
28 August, 2018 - 8 September, 2018

An interactive installation consisting of 24 audio recordings representing a "day" in Melbourne that can be accessed via touch responsive drawings and objects, and beyond the gallery, via a phone app.

Find out more »

September 2018

Marion Harper, I am years on the bridge, 2018, oil on board, 630 x 730mm

I am scattering like light

Marion Harper
11 September, 2018 - 22 September, 2018

I am scattering like light proposes a visual journey through abstraction, amorphic forms, dimensional models, and demarcated spaces.

Find out more »
Catherine Bainbridge

…of script and facture… with Two Shanks

Catherine Bainbridge with Daniel Keene
11 September, 2018 - 22 September, 2018

A two-part exhibition of painting and prints by Catherine Bainbridge and a film of Two Shanks by Daniel Keene.

Find out more »

Manhattan Dreaming

Marco Luccio
25 September, 2018 - 20 October, 2018

A new collection of paintings and drypoints capturing Manhattan's lines, angles, moods and movement, with a spontaneity bordering on instinct.

Find out more »

October 2018

The Far North

Allan Wolf-Tasker
23 October, 2018 - 3 November, 2018

In this most recent exhibition, Allan leaves his studio in Daylesford for the vastly different Far North of Australia, an area he has visited with his wife Alla since the 1970s but never before captured on his canvas.

Find out more »

November 2018

SMALL! exhibition

fortyfivedownstairs
8 November, 2018 - 17 November, 2018

fortyfivedownstairs has submissions from everyone for our first ever community-sourced small works exhibition, SMALL!

Find out more »
Keren Dobia, The Fashion Designer

I AM.

Keren Dobia
20 November, 2018 - 1 December, 2018

A photographic portrait series of Australian creatives, exploring and depicting the diverse nature of those in the creative industry in a cinematic and stylised form.

Find out more »

Yenbena Lotjpa: Ancestors Speak Out

Lee Darroch
20 November, 2018 - 1 December, 2018

A contemporary installation documenting and exploring a series of heart-wrenching letters and petitions written by the Ancestors to authorities in the 19th and 20th century.

Find out more »

December 2018

Ignacio Palacios, 2017

BLACKANDBLUE: Coral or Coal

The Light Collective
4 December, 2018 - 15 December, 2018

A photography exhibition posing the question: Coral or Coal. How do we meet our growing energy needs and still act responsibly towards the environment?

Find out more »

January 2019

Recent Drawings

Barry Dickins
22 January - 2 February

Prolific Australian playwright Barry Dickins exhibits his steel nib drawings.

Find out more »

February 2019

Light. Ash. White

Evan Hancock
5 February - 16 February

Light. Ash. White is a black and white photographic narrative that captures the partial re-birthing amongst a landscape that still holds on to hectares of remnant white carcasses. The series marks the 10 year anniversary of Black Saturday in Victoria.

Find out more »

Shape of Thought

Jo Dyer
5 February - 16 February

My practice is informed by processes of introspection and observation, and a particular interest in exploring my inner and outer worlds and how they shape each other.

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Back To Top