Devonport Regional Gallery

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

A decolonial geographic

Ten Days On The Island Festival Program Exhibition

17 – 26 March   

19 March – 30 April

Opening Saturday 18 March                 

Curator: Fernando do Campo

Artists: Richard Bell, Jon Cattapan, Juan Davila, Kerry Gregan, Raafat Ishak, Penny Mason, Alex Pittendrigh, Jessica Rankin, Judy Watson, Megan Walch and Ruth Waller

Under DRG’s Guest Curator Program, artist and curator Fernando do Campo brings together the work of 11 artists who engage with pictorial, material and philosophical questions that re-think misleading representations of our landscape.

 

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Jon Cattapan, Fall of the Valley Kings, Oil on linen, 2016

 

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North West Art Circle Annual Community Art Exhibition and Awards

6 May – 28 May

Opening Friday 5 May

The North-West Art Circle’s displays works created by an eclectic group of art enthusiasts and includes awards in different categories.

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Jennifer Frost, The Wilderness Walk, mixed media, 2016

 

Little Gallery Project Space

Jenny Overton

History: Embroidered, Stitched & Threaded

This exhibition presents contemporary interpretations of histories and stories through the artist’s embroidered creations and use of found objects.

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Jenny Overton, Pull Yourself Together, 2015, mixed media

 

Middle Gallery

PORTAL Community Photography: Project Capturing 24 hours on the NW Coast of Tasmania

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Graham Harding. Leaving. Spirit of Tasmania, Devonport, 2016, Inkjet Print

 

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3 June – 9 July

Head over Head

Tony Ameneiro

This touring exhibition of drawings and prints by established artist Tony Ameneiro, is based on a research project carried out at Sydney University’s teaching museums, Shellshear and JT Wilson Museum. at Sydney University. Combining images from the museums with images from the life drawing studio, the exhibition explores issues around mortality and regeneration.

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Tony Ameneiro Heads Over Heads, 2016 white ink drypoint

 

Little Gallery Project Space

Ashley Bird: The Nostalgic Toybox

Ashley Bird will utilise the dimensions of The Little Gallery to create a ‘toybox of memory’ displaying his experiments in re-framing nostalgic objects of play. The works will be displayed in a series of castings, impression sculptures and vacuum formed plastic shells created from 1970s Star Wars figurines.

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Ashley Bird, Almost there 1, 2016, resin                        

 

Middle Gallery

Joanna Gair

Consisting of a series of paper-based works, the exhibition represents an investigation into personal experience represented through the art of paper-making and watermarks.

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Joanna Gair, Thomas a Becket (Within), 2016, hand-made paper, back-lit

 

 

 

 

 

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