Category: Artists

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
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
Scott Andrews / Fabric of the Domestic

Scott Andrews / Fabric of the Domestic

Scott Andrews’ recent body of work using acrylics explores fond memories of his past, during the 70s in Australia. Scott looks back at the simplicity of day-to-day life and the comparison to today’s increasingly busy existence. Distinctive, streamlined design of bikes and cars also features in Scott’s work, bright pops of colour and whimsical scenes... Read more
Anna Reynolds / Fabric of the Domestic

Anna Reynolds / Fabric of the Domestic

The work by Anna Reynolds crosses medium and material fusing painting, printing, textile, collage, montage and bricolage into 2 dimensional textural landscape and seascape intended for wall hanging. Acknowledging the pixel in painting, printmaking, sewing, stitching, travelling and photography, the work binds, consumes and advocates digital engagement while simultaneously questioning it. It aims to render... Read more
Fabric of the Domestic / 16 April – 09 May

Fabric of the Domestic / 16 April – 09 May

In a new and exciting format for Boom’s exhibition calendar, three artists have chosen to present a collaborative show, collectively titled: Fabric of the Domestic A survey of three eclectic practitioners exploring the interplay, the tangible and nostalgic that seek the current . . This exhibition will feature work by: Mark Cuthbertson For Fabric of... Read more
Kendal Henry at Boom

Kendal Henry at Boom

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Emerging Artist Basil Papoutsidis joins Boom Gallery

We are thrilled to welcome Basil Papoutsidis to Boom Gallery! Basil is a young emerging artist from Melbourne who graduated in 2014 from the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. Basil’s sculptural wall and free standing pieces explore modernist design, architectural language and an interest in the construction industry while also representing an automotive aesthetic.... Read more

Sneak Preview of Upcoming Exhibitions

We have three upcoming Exhibitions, all running from 12 February – 7 March with opening celebrations on Friday 13 February from 5:30pm   Cara Johnson / Tracks     Summer Projects II featuring work by: Julia Trybala, Lance Simpson, Eleanor Louise Butt, Shelley McKenzie, Glen Smith, Ren Inei, Nat Anderson & Elizabeth Barnett    ... Read more

Boom’s VCE Folio Expansion Course 2015

VCE Folio Expansion Course / BOOM Gallery / 2015 Boom Gallery announces an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic VCE art and design students to widen their knowledge and practical experience of the visual arts. * Develop and broaden your emerging arts practice through a series of art projects and tasks. * Engage with current specialists from... Read more

Every Greyhound has a Story

To launch into the year Boom will be hosting a travelling exhibition “Every Greyhound has a Story” – portraits of adopted greyhounds & their unique stories by photographer Josh Robenstone.  The series intimately portrays the relationships of the greyhounds with their new owners, carers or volunteers. From hospitals, to under privileged homes and even prisons, greyhounds... Read more

Christmas show & Opening

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ICON

Icons are sacred images representing the saints, Christ, Mary & narrative scenes. Dating to the 4th C & venerated among Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox & Catholic Churches, these images follow set traditions with symbolic meaning, attention to detail, strict colour palettes and compositions. ICON at Boom Gallery will present the work of five artists who have... Read more

Christmas Show

The Boom Annual Christmas show is of an epic scale this year, with almost 50 artists contributing .  Each artist is presenting 2 works (no bigger than 30x30cm in size), resulting in an excitingly diverse and accessibly priced exhibition. The show will run from 27 Nov – 23 Dec and will open with a festive celebration on... Read more

Jiri Tibor Novak / 90 Postcards

Tibor is responsible for many one man shows and books here in Australia and overseas. He has been a dedicated contributor to the arts in Geelong and Surfcoast having taught at the Gordon Tafe and mentored many young artists over the last 15 years.  One of his recent endeavours was an artist book titled “Visitors”(a limited edition of... Read more

Emily Besser / Adventuresome Things

  Emily Besser is an artist working from a Sydney studio.  Boom Gallery is delighted to have connected with Emily and has a small body of her work on display and in the stockroom. Emily speaks of her art practice….. “I recently returned to an everyday practice of painting after an intensive period of making... Read more

Jiri Tibor Novak / Postcard Workshop

“Do you like travelling? Do you like remembering your days on the road? Some, after taking photos will never look at them but if you are drawing, writing, keeping a sketchbook….. maybe even making postcards, you will come back & look at these…… remembering the place & time that you created your own experience….” TIBOR... Read more

Shane Drinkwater / Surfaces & Beyond

Painting is something I’ve always needed to do and I’m enjoying it more and more: it’s the joy of putting colour, shape and gesture on a surface.
I find it difficult to put into words why I paint or what I paint about. Ideas and images appear through the making of the work and I don’t... Read more

Arthur Bannon / Black Box

My current work is focused on the evolving nature of how we tell and understand stories. My paintings examine the shortcomings of language, and probably the need for art itself. Each single painting is reliant on its partner for context, and to evolve beyond its single statement or character to become a ‘story’. The works... Read more