The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official exhibition, as well as works not selected for the Wynne Prize. Exhibition current to 29 November. . ‘Guy Warren, who is 99 this year – the same age as the Archibald Prize – had a small watercolour…’ from exhibition review by John McDonald in the Sydney Morning Herald . Image Detail of Guy Warren ‘Orange walk with dead trees’ 2020 illustrated in The Sydney Morning Herald
The Paddington Art Prize is a National acquisitive prize, awarded annually for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. The exhibition is current from 29 October to 08 November 2020 at Defiance Gallery, Sydney Peter Sharp New Horizons 2020 oil and acrylic on linen 150 x 130 cm
The Paddington Art Prize is a National acquisitive prize, awarded annually for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. The exhibition is current from 29 October to 08 November 2020 at Defiance Gallery, Sydney James Drinkwater Yellow moon over TESORO 2020 oil on linen 122 x 180 cm
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ALUN LEACH-JONES WORK IN ’21ST CENTURY HEIDE: THE COLLECTION SINCE 2000′ AT HEIDE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Alun Leach-Jones ‘Untitled’ collage in ’21st Century Heide: The collection since 2000′ at Heide Museum of Modern Art until June 14 2015 Link to Heide exhibition page here
Congratulations to Arryn Snowball – his work Ashes and Diamonds II 2012 has been acquired by the National Gallery of Australia through his Canberra representative Nancy Sever Gallery.
Link to Dan Rule’s article ‘In the galleries: what to see in Melbourne this weekend’, here text version below: “If the debut exhibition at new Collingwood space Nicholas Thompson Gallery is anything to go by, the young art dealer – who has spent time at Australian Galleries and John Buckley Gallery – has an eye for no-nonsense painting, with significant works from artists of all generations, including senior painters Gordon Shepherdson and Alun Leach-Jones and mid-career artists Sarah Faulkner and Craig Waddell. A monumental work by John Firth-Smith, which stands at more than 2.7 metres, is a highlight, his abstract motifs…
Read article here – text version below: UQ Art History graduate opens his own commercial gallery 24 March 2015 Nicholas Thompson, an Honours graduate in Art History from the University of Queensland, has opened his own commercial gallery in Melbourne. Nicholas completed his Honours thesis on Australian Indigenous Art at UQ and has worked at some of the most esteemed galleries in Australia. Mr Thompson said his experience in galleries including Australian Galleries and John Buckley Gallery in Melbourne and Philip Bacon Galleries in Brisbane was where he honed his skills in the commercial sector of the art world. “I had…
Read the article online here, text version below: Nicholas Thompson’s new Collingwood gallery sparks dialogue between artists young and old Dylan Rainforth Published: March 17, 2015 – 2:32PM Nicholas Thompson opens a new, eponymous gallery in Langridge Street, Collingwood, this Saturday, only a stone’s throw from Australian Galleries where he was gallery manager for the past three years. Before that he worked for John Buckley and, in his hometown of Brisbane, Philip Bacon Galleries. “I’d been working for galleries for about a decade and it was kind of just time to do my own thing,” Thompson says. “I’m opening with15 artists…
Link to the interview here
Column in Jan 2015 issue on the opening of the gallery.
View the beginnings of the gallery.
Dr Kate Macneill and Assoc. Prof. Alison Inglis, the Coordinators of the Master of Arts and Cultural Management and the Master of Art Curatorship are hosting a careers panel discussing career pathways and perspectives on the Arts industry. Speakers will include: Melissa Loughnan, founder of Utopian Slumps gallery and recently appointed director of Anna Schwartz galleries in Melbourne’s Flinders Lane and Sydney’s Darlington. Sarah Reynolds, who has worked at the Wheeler Centre and in Tasmania running a performing arts subscription season. Nicholas Thompson, has previously worked with Philip Bacon Galleries, John Buckley Gallery; and as Gallery Manager at prestigious Australian…