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  • Darren Wardle wins the 2013 Gold Coast Art Prize

    We congratulate Darren Wardle who is the recently announced winner of the The 2013 Gold Coast Art Prize. The competition was judged by Chris Saines from Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art. The work Head Case Study #7 recently showed at our Spring Group Show in October/November 2013. It is currently on show at The Arts Centre in Surfers Paradise, Queensland until February 9, 2014.
     
     

    Darren Wardle wins the 2013 Gold Coast Art Prize

  • Nellie Castan Gallery artists at Melbourne Now

    Congratulations to the following Nellie Castan Gallery artists participating in the NGV's 'Melbourne Now' exhibition:
    Chris Bond
    Bindi Cole
    Polixeni Papapetrou
    David Thomas

    Nellie Castan Gallery artists at Melbourne Now

  • JUZ KITSON IN PRIMAVERA AT THE MCA, SYDNEY

    Juz Kitson, is one of eight artists featured in the annual Primavera exhibition at the MCA in Sydney with her work Changing Skin.

    Primavera is the MCA's annual exhibition featuring "the next crop of unapologetically bold makers, thinkers and performers" from Australia.

    Click here for more on the exhibition. mca.com.au/exhibition/primavera-2013-young-australian-artists

    Image: Changing Skin (detail), 2013, Southern Ice porcelain, Jingdezhen porcelain (pig fat porcelain), terracotta clay, paraffin wax, horse fox and goat hair, alpaca and sheep wool, dear and cow hide, flocking, resin, natural found material, silk thread, tulle, polyurethane. Oxidised, PVD fired (physical vapour deposition) and lustre fired.
    Image courtesy of the artist.
    Photograph: Brett East.

    JUZ KITSON IN PRIMAVERA AT THE MCA, SYDNEY

  • CURRENT AND UPCOMING SHOWS FOR DEBORAH PAAUWE

    Deborah Paauwe is showing at the current and upcoming shows. Make sure you check them out.

     
    Revealed²: CollectorSpace, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia
    Deborah Paauwe’s work features in this group exhibition that runs from 18 July – 20 September 2013

    NEWv3, UQ Art Museum, Queensland, Australia
    Deborah Paauwe will be exhibiting in a group exhibition at UQ Art Museum from 10 August – 15 December 2013.


    Under My Skin: contemporary Australian photography from the Corrigan Collection, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia. Deborah Paauwe will exhibit in this group exhibition from 4 October – 24 November 2013

    CURRENT AND UPCOMING SHOWS FOR DEBORAH PAAUWE

  • Chris Bond's work showing in Tasmania, Victoria and NSW

    Chris Bond, the recent winner of the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2013, is showing in three exhibitios around Australia over the next few months. His winning piece for the Arthur Guy Prize, Viridian (2012), is showing in Bendigo, Victoria at Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo from 3 August - 6 October 2013. Other exhibitions are:

    City of Hobart Art Prize 2013, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
    Unbound, Macquarie University Art Gallery , NSW, 31 July - 7 September 2013

    Chris Bond's work showing in Tasmania, Victoria and NSW

  • CHRIS BOND WINS THE 2013 ARTHUR GUY ART PRIZE

    Nellie Castan Gallery is proud to announce and congratulate Chris Bond, who has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Arthur Guy Art Prize.

    Bond was awarded the prize for his entry entitled Viridian (2012). The prize is acquisitive for Bendigo Art Gallery, and worth  $50,000.

    Congratulations Chris!

     

    CHRIS BOND WINS THE 2013 ARTHUR GUY ART PRIZE

  • NCG at Auckland Art Fair - New Zealand 2013

    We're excited to announce that Nellie Castan Gallery will be at this year's Auckland Art Fair in New Zealand, presenting new work by Chris Bond, Annika Koops, Darren Wardle and Marc Freeman.

    AUCKLAND ART FAIR 2013, Stand 22, The Cloud, Queens Wharf

    7 - 11 August 2013

    NCG at Auckland Art Fair - New Zealand 2013

  • Vipoo Srivilasa's new work at Edwina Corlette Gallery

    Vipoo Srivilasa will be exhibiting new porcelain works in How To Make A Million Before Dinner at Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane.

    How To Make A Million Before Dinner will be showing from 9 - 27 July 2013

    Edwina Corlette Gallery welcomes you to the opening reception on Friday 12 July 6.30 pm.

     

    Vipoo Srivilasa's new work at Edwina Corlette Gallery

  • Elvis Richardson reviewed in The Age, Fri 21 June 2013

    Elvis Richardson's current show at Nellie Castan Gallery, Slide Show Land, has been reviewed by Penny Webb in today's Age.

    Showing 6 June - 29 June 2013 at Nellie Castan Gallery

    To read the article online, go to The Age.

    Richardson is also listed online in RealTime.

    Elvis Richardson reviewed in The Age, Fri 21 June 2013

  • Reuben Paterson billboard commission

    Reuben Paterson presents a public work commissioned by the Brisbane City Council for the Vibrant Laneways Art Program. Seek to Yield to Find is a 9x5m billboard sited in Edison Lane, Brisbane. Paterson's fragmented view of a forest river evokes the dynamic force of history passing through the river city landscape.

    Showing April-October 2013 on Edison Laneway, Brisbane

    To see more of Paterson's works go to www.reubenpaterson.com

    Reuben Paterson billboard commission

  • ART PRIZE FINALISTS

    Congratulations to Chris Bond, Annika Koops, Elvis Richardson, Vipoo Srivilasa and Megan Walch who have been announced as finalists in the 2013 City of Hobart Art Prize. Now in its 25th year the 2013 City of Hobart Art Prize celebrates with a national contemporary art survey with entries from all media.
    For more details go to 2013 City of Hobart Art Prize

    Chris Bond and Megan Walch have also been selected as Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize finalists. The inaugural Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize exhibition will be held at Bendigo Art Gallery.
    Showing 3 August - 6 October 2013
    bendigoartgallery@bendigo.vic.gov.au

    ART PRIZE FINALISTS

  • Davis Thomas now showing at RAUM 2810, Germany

    David Thomas is now showing at Raum 2810, a new artist run space in Bonn, Germany.
    Showing 21 June - 27 July 2013.
    For more details go to http://www.raum2810.de

    Davis Thomas now showing at RAUM 2810, Germany

  • Darren Wardle now showing at Gippspland Gallery

    Darren Wardle's painting Hyper Vigilance (2012) is part of New Horizons, an exhibition at Gippspland Gallery exploring alternate realities in Australian landscape painting.
    Showing 1 June to 25 August 2013
    Gippsland Art Gallery - 68 Foster Street, Sale VIC 3850, open every day

    Darren Wardle now showing at Gippspland Gallery

  • Polixeni Papapetrou at CCP

    Polixeni Papapetrou has a show opening - A PERFORMATIVE PARADOX, at Centre for Contemporary Photography, (CCP) Melbourne from 24 May - 14 July 2013.

    A Performative Paradox presents Papapetrou's earlier, perhaps lesser-known, black and white work in the context of her highly-regarded staged photography, and includes previously unseen images from Papapetrou's early series.

    Centre for Contemporary Photography 404 George St Fitzroy VIC 3065
    Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 11am-6pm Saturday-Sunday, 12-5pm

    Image: Polixeni Papapetrou. Suzie, Elvis fan at home, Melbourne 1989

    Polixeni Papapetrou at CCP

  • Sir John Sulman Prize and Archibald Finalists

    Nellie Castan Gallery would like to conratulate Annette Bezor, Pei Pei He, Prudence Flint and Darren Wardle on being announced as Finalists in the Sir John Sulman Prize for 2013. Well done, and best of luck to all of you!

    In addition to being a finalist in the Sulman Prize, Prudence Flint is also a finalist in the 2013 Archibald Prize. Congratulations, Prue!

    Winners of both awards are announced on March 22nd, and the works can be viewed from 23rd March - 2nd June 2013

     

    Sir John Sulman Prize and Archibald Finalists

  • Bindi Cole in the Castlemaine State Festival

    Bindi Cole will be in the Castlemaine festival, which begins Saturday March 16th, with her show 'For Such a Time as This.' This show presents four very different video art and experimental film works by Bindi. Including EH5452 and Ab Blaster 40,000, these contemporary and innovative videos provide a compelling glimpse into the politics, personality, playfulness and heart being voiced by Bindi today.

    Where: Theatre Royal, 30 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine

    Date and Times: Saturday 16, Sunday 17, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March ,10am to 3pm. Admimssion is free

    For more info, click here.

    Bindi Cole in the Castlemaine State Festival

  • Vipoo Srivilasa in the Hua Krathi Project

    Vipoo Srivilasa is a participating artist in The Hua Krathi Project, presented by the Australian Thai Artist Interchange and curated by Rushdi Anwar, Melanie Jayne Taylor and Shukit Panmongkol.

    The Hua Krathi Project presents the work of 14 contemporary Thai artists that span the mediums of installation, sculpture, media art, drawing, painting and photography to showcase the diversity of Thai culture. Their work represents a divergence from the traditional mediums and approaches to art making, offering Australian audiences a taste of this fresh contemporary approach.

    Coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of The Thai Culture and Food Festival, the visual art program features a two week exhibition at the RMIT University School of Art Gallery; a three week exhibition at Screen Space and a pop up gallery at the Amphitheatre in Federation Square. The program also features a panel discussion at The Edge and artist and visiting international curator talks at RMIT University.

    For more information about The Hua Krathi Project, and its public programs, please click here.

     

    Vipoo Srivilasa in the Hua Krathi Project

  • DAVID RAY FINALIST IN THE CICELY & COLIN RIGG AWARD AT NGV

    David Ray is a finalist in the 2012 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award with his work 'Stone Soup' (2012).
    This ‘Award of Excellence’ focuses on contemporary design practice in the state of Victoria and is a reflection of the NGV’s continuing support for and commitment to contemporary design. Held every three years, each exhibition is devoted to a particular design discipline. In 2012 the exhibition is dedicated to vessels and the notion of containment.
    Congratulations, David!
    David Ray's solo exhibition 'Infinite Variety' is on at Nellie Castan Gallery until December 15th, 2012.

    DAVID RAY FINALIST IN THE CICELY & COLIN RIGG AWARD AT NGV

  • VIPOO SRIVILASA ACQUIRED BY THE NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF ART

    Vipoo Srivilasa’s work, 'Lotus' was recently acquired by The New Mexico Museum of Art, USA, for their permanent collection.
    The work was exhibited at the museum as part of the New World: Timeless Visions, the biennial exhibition of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC).
    Also, Vipoo Srivilasa will be included in the International Prize of GICB 2013, the main exhibition of the 7th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2013, Korea. This exhibition is in a competition format and will comprise of new works made specifically for the venue.
    Only 27 artists from 18 countries are nominated for the main exhibition. Vipoo Srivilasa is one of the 27 artists invited. Congratulations, Vipoo!

    VIPOO SRIVILASA ACQUIRED BY THE NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF ART

  • DARREN WARDLE ACQUIRED BY RMIT UNIVERSITY ART COLLECTION

    Darren Wardle's work 'Synthetic State' was recently acquired by the RMIT University Art Collection. The work was most recently shown at Nellie Castan Gallery in July. Congratulations, Darren!

    DARREN WARDLE ACQUIRED BY RMIT UNIVERSITY ART COLLECTION