Category: Artists

Sou’ West Expeditions / Group Exhibition

Sou’ West Expeditions / Group Exhibition

The seed for this collaborative exhibition was planted in Winter 2017 when Ren and Mickey made the journey through Southwest Victoria to Ben’s Rosebrook property and studio. The landscape was dark and moody, (just the way they like it) and the artistic collaboration fuelled a creative exploration. Using this beautiful scenery as inspiration and seeing... Read more
Five facts about Andrew Pye

Five facts about Andrew Pye

1. I love lawns, I have a large lawn outside my studio and I try to keep it looking like the white house lawn. The rest of my studio is completely disorganised. 2. I dry works in old abandoned structures such as sheds, old gold rush toilets etc. 3. I am constantly at battle with... Read more
Tarli Glover / My Place

Tarli Glover / My Place

“The body of work created for My Place continues to reflect my interest in the regional landscapes of the central and western plains of Victoria, the familiar environments that I have lived, my whole life in. My country, my land, my place has left a powerful and lasting impression on the aesthetics of my work,... Read more
Five facts about Summer Projects V Artist Jordy Kerwick

Five facts about Summer Projects V Artist Jordy Kerwick

1) I can’t properly straighten either of my pinky fingers. 2) As a 7 year old, I played in a German Xylophone group. 3) I have eaten a piece of 3 week old pizza – microwaved it for 6 minutes and it was brilliant. 4) Twombly/Motherwell and Frankenthaler are my favourite painters – they were... Read more
Five facts about Summer Projects V Artist Graeme Altmann

Five facts about Summer Projects V Artist Graeme Altmann

 Meet Summer Projects V Artist Graeme Altmann   1. I have one leg shorter than the other, yes I do have to buy two pairs of shoes sometimes….Ha   2. I loved surfing as a young boy. I wasn’t very good at it, but being out beyond the breakers created a beautiful peace in my... Read more
Five facts about Sarah Rowe

Five facts about Sarah Rowe

1. I have long standing love of shipping containers and dump trucks, they’re are both really inspiring I think. The colours and the wear on them are my cup of tea… 2. I spent a year on student exchange in Sweden when I was 17. I went to a Swedish school and I saw snow... Read more
Summer Projects V

Summer Projects V

Summer Projects V  is our first exhibition for 2018. A group show of work by six dynamic painters from around Australia – Sarah Rowe, Melissa Boughey, Kate Debbo, Graeme Altmann, Jordy Kerwick and Mickey Egan. Though quite varied in the individual artist’s approach, Summer Projects V is a complimentary and exciting show. Sarah Rowe is a Melbourne based artist, and established... Read more
Boom Christmas Show

Boom Christmas Show

Boom Gallery’s annual group exhibition including artwork from many of our favourite exhibitors and introducing a few new artists to the fold. Each artist has completed a small work for this show, making for a dynamic exhibition of works that are affordably priced and perfect for a very special Christmas present. Artists included are Ingrid... Read more
Ellie Malin / Electric Earth

Ellie Malin / Electric Earth

Ellie Malin is a Melbourne based artist working predominantly in relief woodblock printing and experimenting in painting, installations and collaborative projects. Her bold, visceral artworks reflect an intuitive approach to image making where colours and form construct the landscape. Her artworks are inspired by a love for travel, memories, and also from the most meaningful... Read more
Play Clay Play

Play Clay Play

Kirsten Perry and Peta Armstrong maintain an inquisitive and playful approach in their individual art practice. They creatively push and explore their use of the ceramic medium resulting in unique and at times, quirky pieces. Peta Armstrong works from her backyard studio in Torquay and also in the family business of surfboard making. She is... Read more
Louise Tate / Intimacies

Louise Tate / Intimacies

‘Beneath its russet wood, a wardrobe is a very white almond’, says Gaston Bachelard in The Poetics of Space, ‘Its inner space is intimate space’. Recent RMIT graduate Louise Tate’s latest body of work discovers intimacy within spaces of domesticity. Translucent layers of watercolour, oil, or synthetic polymer paint build up to form the patterned... Read more
Terra Firma / Group Exhibition

Terra Firma / Group Exhibition

Featuring a diverse group of artists from across the country, Terra Firma is a Boom curated group show exploring the ever-changing and always interesting Australian landscape. Shane Drinkwater “There has often been a reference to landscape in my work. In this particular series there is a more agricultural side to it: deep felt marks and lines carved by... Read more
Meredith Earls / Iridescent

Meredith Earls / Iridescent

“A phenomenon of surfaces that appear to change hue as the angle of view or the angle of illumination changes. Iridescent is a new body of work exploring new perspectives. Seductive florals intertwine and morph, blooming into new and foreign forms. Magical bird and snake motifs dance together in abundance. Rich imagery is carefully collected,... Read more
Emily Besser / To The Edges: Pieced Work

Emily Besser / To The Edges: Pieced Work

Within the genre of abstract painting, Emily Besser has been engaging with different ways of picture-making that mimic the patterns and processes of historically domestic and decorative crafts. Emily has used repetitive mark-making to engage with the slow processes of embroidery and weaving and has also drawn on the legacy of geometric patterns belonging to the... Read more
Rachel Hine / Make My Own People

Rachel Hine / Make My Own People

Rachel Hine weaves figurative tapestry inspired by classical portraiture and a strong interest in fashion. Her colourful, and often textural pieces have expressive figures inhabiting a psychedelic landscape. Using a combination of Medieval and Renaissance portraits and contemporary fashion, Rachel has emphasised the pensive and confronting gaze of the subject. The concept of ‘looking’ and... Read more
Ingrid Daniell / Shadows, Light, Time

Ingrid Daniell / Shadows, Light, Time

Through her recent body of work, Ingrid Daniell continues to explore her love of landscape, the environment and the link between the magic of earth, the mystery of our existence and the time in which we have had to impact our effect on earth. Using places that have personal connection as her muse, Ingrid paints... Read more
Anita Beaney / The Untroubled Mind

Anita Beaney / The Untroubled Mind

“The Untroubled Mind is the title of an essay by the painter Agnes Martin. My latest body of work takes its name from that essay in which Martin talks about finding solitude in nature, inspiration and abstraction.I feel I am looking to find peace and inspiration by being in the natural environment. I am hope... Read more

Michelle Kettle / Details

“My current work explores details of buildings and scenes we move through every single day. In capturing these familiar yet sometimes overlooked places my aim is to amplify the mundane and celebrate these unique representations of a specific time and place. They are devoid of human activity yet are often manmade spaces, therefore the viewer can... Read more
Katie Eraser / Perfection isn’t Beautiful, Destruction is Beautiful

Katie Eraser / Perfection isn’t Beautiful, Destruction is Beautiful

Katie Eraser’s most recent body of work is a chaotic reckoning. Focusing on the artist’s primary concern of dismantling the agency to chase impeccability and normativity as an end game. Vibrantly executed by the untamed carnage of her own work, tearing fluoros and bold textures expressively layer paintings. Vivid oil pastels slice and stain painted... Read more
Carla McRae / Full Sun

Carla McRae / Full Sun

Carla McRae – Full Sun “Full Sun is a reflection on a summer spent in Iceland. Co-existing with lava fields, waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers and craters; shrunken down and humbled by powerful, epic versions of nature. A hyper-awareness of these forces in a land of extreme contrasts. An ever-present sun crawls across the sky, never sinking below... Read more