The following exhibitions are currently open or will be opening soon.
Art Quilt Australia
13 September- 1 October 2023
Australian National Capital Artists Inc (ANCA) , 1 Rosevear Place, Dickson, ACT
Gallery Hours: Contact ANCA +61 2 6247 8736
Networks Australia: Artists at work features 2 and 3-dimensional artworks in various media, exhibited alongside photographs of the artists by award-winning photographer, Fiona Bowring. As a member of the Networks Australia group, Fiona has captured personal, documentary-style portraits of other Networks members. Fiona’s talent at visual story-telling gives the audience an intimate view of life as an artist, and the diversity of techniques and skills involved in creating artwork for exhibition and for enjoyment.
Hungarian Experience- a print journey by Linda Balding
21 October- 2 December
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm.
After completing an Art Teaching degree in 1976, Linda Balding was awarded a Cultural Exchange scholarship and spent a year in Budapest, Hungary working at the Academy of Fine Arts with final year graphics students studying Printmaking.
This exhibition surveys her collection of Hungarian students work, her own printmaking at the Academy and her journey through print and textiles over the years to her current practice. The selection of prints captures the pursuit of technical excellence and presents an engaging time capsule from behind the Iron Curtain in communist Hungary.
Marie Mitchell Wetland Stories
13 October- 17 November
The Alcoa Gallery, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, 9 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah.
Gallery Hours: Monday- Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 4pm.
Wetland Stories: An Artistic Journey of Conservation and Connection is a collaboration of three Mandurah-based artists passionate about wetland conservation who explore the role the local wetlands play in forming personal and community identity.
The exhibition is inspired by community stories that have evolved through their interaction with the internationally significant Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands. The exhibition invites the viewer to consider how these stories form integral parts of our local cultural identity and their own identity.
The artist’s aim to showcase and preserve these community stories, to raise greater awareness for these wetlands and advocate for their protection.
International Art Textile Biennale
Travelling through most states in Australia until July 2024
See International Art Textile Biennale page for more details.
23 September- 11 November 2023: Roxy Gallery, Kyogle, NSW
Fibre Arts Australia is highlighting the contemporary practice within Art Textiles as an art form. The International Art Textile Biennale (IATB) seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art textiles and invited submissions, from Australia and Internationally, that reflect a wide range of works related to the textile medium.