Yearly Archive: 2015

Upcoming Art classes and workshops

Upcoming Art classes and workshops

Street Art, Paint your own Selfie, Printmaking, Papier Mache, Crazy Cacti and more! With no experience necessary, this 5 hour workshop introduces students to the process required to create a realistic self portrait in acrylics. Life Drawing offers a fun, friendly environment that encourages creativity. Improve and hone your skills over 8 weeks through structured tutoring... Read more

Emily Besser Offer

There’s been so much love for Emily Besser’s paintings and she wants to return the good vibes….over the month of September any of her work sold from our stockroom will be discounted [$100 off regular price]. Have a look here and get in touch!  Read more
Stillpoint / Anita Beaney

Stillpoint / Anita Beaney

“The quiet dignified beauty of nature. Offering moments of contemplation and solitude. Old. Eternal. Ever-changing. A safe harbour for the soul.” Anita Beaney’s latest body of work for her solo exhibition Stillpoint explores abstract observations of sea and sky. Employing analogue photographic techniques the images are realised in a painterly manner. The works featured in... Read more
Shelter / Trudy White

Shelter / Trudy White

Trudy White returns to Boom with a new series of paintings that imagine the intersection between pictures and words. Continuing a long investigation into working with water based paint on paper, Shelter is a quiet and beautiful extension of Trudy’s work to date. Trudy has a varied artistic output, painting and illustration work, author and... Read more
New Tibor / Jiri Tibor Novak

New Tibor / Jiri Tibor Novak

Jiri Tibor Novak’s latest solo exhibition New Tibor features a selection of recent etchings, drawings and paintings created in his Aireys Inlet studio. With his characteristic light touch and whimsy, poetry takes on image form. Tibor is much loved and respected artist and this new body of work will delight and intrigue. “copper + acid... Read more
To Render / Craft Cubed Boom Gallery

To Render / Craft Cubed Boom Gallery

  As a satellite exhibition of the statewide Craft Cubed Festival To Render: Paper and Process features the work of a group of dynamic, young artists: Lindy McSwan, Michaela Pegum, Tessy M King, Cara Johnson, Sue Buchanan, Naasicaa Larsen, Niamh Minogue, Lizzy Rich, Melanie Boermans and Gabbee Stolp. Paper allows a freedom when making. There... Read more

Art Classes and Workshops at BOOM Workroom

We have a range of amazing art classes and workshops happening at BOOM Workroom. Classes are taught by local artists and makers represented or stocked by BOOM.. Such as: Fiona McDonald from ICHIMU – Taking a porcelain workshop / Handforming and illustrating objects and jewellery. Chelsea Gustafsson – Running a one day workshop teaching participants... Read more
Basket Weaving Classes

Basket Weaving Classes

Ro Yule’s Basket Weaving classes at BOOM Workroom have been really popular and lots of fun! We will be running another beginners class ‘Basket Weaving 101’ on Saturday 29th August click here for more info and to book. The more advanced class ‘Basket Weaving 202’ expands the skills and concepts learned in the first session,... Read more
Janne Kearney / Dystopia

Janne Kearney / Dystopia

    Janne Kearney’s solo exhibition Dystopia explores the urban environment focusing on graffiti street art. This latest body of work originates from visits to a derelict abandoned Electrical Power station. The factory was a magnet for underground graffiti artists, making ever-changing backdrops for Janne’s paintings. Since beginning this series, the substation has been re-invented... Read more
Amanda Carson / A Salty tail – Kaleidoscopes of shallow & deep

Amanda Carson / A Salty tail – Kaleidoscopes of shallow & deep

Flowing on from Amanda’s most recent exhibition Pleasant Twittering, is A Salty Tail; a colourful story of the southern sea’s marine life and coastal dwellers. This latest body of work has an undercurrent of Amanda’s love for the southern ocean, expressed through a medley of geometric creatures from land and sea, of the shallow and... Read more
Eliza Feely / Look What Happened to Us

Eliza Feely / Look What Happened to Us

More celebratory than nostalgic, Look What Happened To Us vibrantly reignites images that had an indelible impact on how Eliza characterises the world. Inspired by observing her son Rupert’s formative years (he’s 6), Eliza’s artwork uses whimsy and humour to explore the impact of popular culture on our lives; inviting audiences to reflect on their... Read more

Ellie Malin / Illumine

Ellie Malin’s latest series of works for lIlumine are a reflection of creative ideas past and present. Created during a recent artist residency at Megalo Print Workshop in Canberra, these unique state prints are inspired by Ellie’s immediate surroundings during the residency, “solid concrete brutalist structures stand confidently enveloped by earthy autumnal tones of deep... Read more
Basil Papoutsidis / HK-GTS

Basil Papoutsidis / HK-GTS

Working predominantly in sculpture, Basil Papoutsidis utilizes an architectural language and specific material range to inform a practice of modernist abstraction. Drawing from figures such as Anthony Caro and Tony Smith, Papoutsidis cross-references the principles of this school of formalist abstraction, with a personal interest with the masculine identity. Using various aspects, in particular mid-century,... Read more
Upcoming classes in the Workroom

Upcoming classes in the Workroom

  The man, the art, the music.  This workshop will inspire and engage. Perfect for adults and students alike.             Another of Boom’s favourite’s Chelsea Gustaffson will share some of her secrets in this introduction class to painting with acrylics. No experience required just willingness to learn and have fun in... Read more

Boom Group Show

A dynamic selection of recent paintings and mixed media work from popular Boom Artists. Emily Besser, Ngaio Lenz, Shane Drinkwater, Shelley McKenzie, Tiel Seivl Keevers & Glen Smith [a full listing of their work can be seen under the exhibitions tab] Show continues until June 6Read more

Philip Cordingley / Disparate Companions

  Colour, tone, line and object intersect in Philip Cordingley’s work to entice the viewer into a dream space. Colour becomes a psychic signpost, line leads you away from the plane of limited potential into the forest of possibility, while words interrupt well-trodden paths and objects delight in their confusion. After 35 years as a... Read more

Meredith Earls / Moonscape Island

After a successful solo exhibition in 2013, Meredith Earls returns to Boom with her whimsical collaged landscapes. A Graphic Designer by trade, Meredith’s artwork allows for a more personal artistic exploration, her works on paper are dreamy and beautiful. “My recent work explores imagined landscapes. I use collage to create dreamscapes that burst with colour... Read more
Local Artist Glenn Fry at the Powerhouse

Local Artist Glenn Fry at the Powerhouse

Since mid-November 2014 local artist and Factory 21 resident G-TWO (Glenn Fry) has been working on a large installation piece at the Powerhouse in Geelong. Over the five months it has taken to complete,  G-TWO faced obstacles such as injury and theft but never gave up!   In this work titled ‘Living Urban Delusion’ G-TWO... Read more
Boom Gallery in the headlines

Boom Gallery in the headlines

Boom Gallery has been featured in some recent blogs and articles – see below for links. local company Joco Cups did a photo shoot in the Gallery recently and interviewed us for their blog. ‘Boom Gallery – A Contemporary Art and Design Space’ can be found here.   We were also featured on Get In... Read more
Mark Cuthbertson / Fabric of the Domestic

Mark Cuthbertson / Fabric of the Domestic

For Fabric of the Domestic Mark Cuthbertson has created a series of artworks that encompass sculpture, painting, prints and assemblage. Mark’s art making process is about deconstructing an idea to its essence, in order to rebuild it into something that challenges our preconceptions of ideas and product. Using simplistic and common aspects of the everyday... Read more