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July 2017

Rehgan De Mather, [DIOS] Mother is God, 2017, acrylic, spray enamel and tin heart on canvas, 1400 x 1400mm

Art, Life, Love, Death, Immortality, and a Respectable Haircut…

25 July, 2017 - 5 August, 2017

After a four-month residency at fortyfivedownstairs, Rehgan De Mather presents an exhibition inspired by his travels through Mexico and South America.

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Cate Blanchett Elizabeth the Golden Age, 2015, gouache on paper, 80 x 130mm

Imaging the Filmic Gloriana: The Mask of Elizabeth

25 July, 2017 - 5 August, 2017

The purse-sized gouache miniature portraits of Queen Elizabeth I are a meditation on regaining authorship of one’s own story.

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August 2017

David Frazer, 5. Happy Hour, 2017, wood engraving, 75 x 99mm

Happy Hour

8 August, 2017 - 19 August, 2017

David Frazer teams up with Australian song-writing legend Don Walker to create his latest handmade book collaboration of traditional wood block prints.

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45at45 Design by Zac Fay

45 at 45

8 August, 2017 - 19 August, 2017

An exhibition of 45 artists at fortyfivedownstairs to celebrate our fifteenth birthday!

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Rhonda Baum, Mind, white conte and ink, 300gsm on cotton rag paper, 300mm x 200mm

Convenire

22 August, 2017 - 2 September, 2017

Convenire is an exhibition of sculpture, photography and works on paper by three renowned Melbourne artists.

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Rosie Weiss, Mt Martha, 2016, CHinese ink and watercolour on Arches, 160 x 125mm

The Trees Are Falling Into The Sea And Other Stories: Part Two

22 August, 2017 - 2 September, 2017

An exhibition of watercolours documenting the effects of climate change along Melbourne coastlines.

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September 2017

Mark Chew

Nili Kotoka

5 September, 2017 - 16 September, 2017

Nili Kotoka is an attempt to understand how despite the most desperate circumstances, community is fundamental, music permeates all aspects of life and above all, education is cherished.

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Aurora in Purple (2016) Monotype & Etching Ink on Velin Arches paper 43.5 x 39cm

A Decade of Dance

19 September, 2017 - 14 October, 2017

A Decade of Dance celebrates ten years of artwork inspired by dance companies from New York to The Australian Ballet by Debra Luccio.

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October 2017

Terry Swann, HIGH COUNTRY MT. BUFFALO VIC , watercolour, 530 X 530mm

Journeys Through Landscape

17 October, 2017 - 28 October, 2017

This series of visceral contemporary watercolours capture in vivid abstraction the essence of Australia’s ancient and unspoilt landscapes.

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The Art of Conversation, Image and Text on paper & Interactive Digital work 100cm x 100cm

The Art of Conversation

31 October, 2017 - 25 November, 2017

The Art of Conversation presents a colloquial and visual dialogue around the arts, community, collectivity and what it’s like to be young.

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Liza McCosh, Liminal 5, watercolour on synthetic paper, 300 x 300mm

LIMINAL

31 October, 2017 - 25 November, 2017

The series of work in LIMINAL derives from Liza McCosh’s direct engagement with the natural environment.

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November 2017

Kim Anderson, Untitled (The Red Dress series), 2017, ink on Arches paper, 350 x 260mm

Hiding in Plain Sight

28 November, 2017 - 16 December, 2017

A body of work centred around personal experiences and struggles, exploring the artist's deepest responses to the world around her.

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William White, It's Not a Library.

It’s Not a Library

28 November, 2017 - 16 December, 2017

A collection of of mixed media artworks and prints inspired by childhood memories.

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January 2018

Stephanie Howden, Bec and The Fox

As you are

30 January - 10 February

An exploration in the subtleties of physical expression through body language, attitude and sartorial choices.

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Bailer, Untitled, acrylic on canvas. Photo by p1xels

Duality

30 January - 10 February

A series of paintings and sculpture traversing the liminal states of being and exploring the ever-changing states of the human condition.

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February 2018

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

Save me

13 February - 3 March

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.

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Jan Donaldson, The Infant of Prague

Uncanny Life – artifact and identity

13 February - 3 March

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

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March 2018

Lisa Sewards, Thousand kisses deep, 2017, detail

Thousand kisses deep

6 March - 17 March

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

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Bird as totem

6 March - 17 March

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

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Daily Encounters

20 March - 7 April

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.

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The Language of Colour: A Textile Journey

20 March - 7 April

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.

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April 2018

A life seen through cut outs

Kerry Armstrong
10 April - 5 May

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

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Hands All Over 2

Hands All Over

Serap Osman
10 April - 21 April

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

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Studio Gallery Melbourne

A Small Gathering

Studio Gallery Melbourne
24 April - 5 May

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

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May 2018

Between Us

Ede Horton
8 May - 19 May

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

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Arthur Ted Powell, Midnight Melbourne

Mighty Melbourne

Arthur Ted Powell
8 May - 19 May

An exhibition of Melbourne cityscapes by Arthur Ted Powell

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Captured Landscapes

Alison Percy
22 May - 2 June

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

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Andrew Scollo, Grid 1 (detail)

MAXIMUM minimal

Andrew Scollo
22 May - 2 June

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

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June 2018

Constant Companions

Maria Petrova
5 June - 16 June

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.

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Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre: Interpretations from the air

The Light Collective
5 June - 16 June

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

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Emerging Artist Award 2018

fortyfivedownstairs & Future Leaders
19 June - 30 June

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

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July 2018

HICSA Bunyip

TOO-ROO-DUN

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

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

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Weaving the here and then

Ali McNabney-Stevens
17 July - 28 July

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

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Real and Imagined Spaces

Jessica Gannaway
17 July - 28 July

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.

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All We Can't See: Janet Laurence

All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

Melbourne Art Week
31 July - 11 August

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.

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