Category: Artists

Ren Inei / Longing Lots

Ren Inei / Longing Lots

Boom Gallery Director Ren Inei’s second solo exhibition for 2015 – ‘Longing Lots’ is opening this Friday night alongside young artist Harry McEvoy’s solo show ‘SuperRaw’ and our annual Christmas Show. It’s the last opening for the year and with delicious Livewire wines and food by Cater and Co. its looking to be a big... Read more
Lance Delary-Simpson /  タップダンスシチー What is it Gallant Steed? Tap Dance City

Lance Delary-Simpson / タップダンスシチー What is it Gallant Steed? Tap Dance City

What is it Gallant Steed? Tap Dance City is a tempered enquiry into cultural bias between dangerous, erotic and at times hilarious visual interactions. Using little to no filter when focusing on subject matter enables Lance Delary-Simpson to sample visual, theatrical and lyrical tensions. Ranging from the seductive flow, or minimal floral arrangement to the flight... Read more
Sandra Eterovic / Cheap Pop

Sandra Eterovic / Cheap Pop

Sandra Eterovic enjoys exploring traditional gender roles, the public/private self, cultural signifiers and the way we make meaning. Her style is influenced by Pop and naive art forms, and traditional illustration. She aims to deliver uncomfortable messages through work that is accessible and likeable. Cheap Pop is divided into two parts. Three of the five... Read more

Upcoming Workshops at Boom Workroom

We are excited to have local artists Fiona McDonald, Chelsea Gustafsson and Amanda Carson sharing their skills and knowledge in some inspiring workshops. We have had such a great response in previous sessions, no experience or art knowledge required – come along, get creative and have fun!Read more

Some music & art

Check out this clip by longtime Boom friend and artist Jeff Raglus and his lovely lady Vikky…. so good.Read more
Boom welcomes new artist Dane Chisholm

Boom welcomes new artist Dane Chisholm

Living and working in Beaumaris on the beautiful East Coast of Tasmania, Dane Chisholm was introduced to us through our mutual friend and fellow artist Ingrid Daniell. We love Dane’s approach to art making, his use of fine line work, contrasting colours and connection to his indigenous ancestry. We will be featuring a selection of... Read more
15 things about Arthur Bannon

15 things about Arthur Bannon

  1. I currently have a sprained Pelvis. It’s not a sex injury. Stop being a pervert. 2. A part of me thinks asking an artist about their art is like asking a hen about its eggs. Just shut up and eat the eggs. 3. Another part of me (I believe it’s called the Ego)... Read more
Natalie Anderson / Meetings with the Southern Ocean

Natalie Anderson / Meetings with the Southern Ocean

At its heart my art practice is driven by the desire for life long learning. Living a ‘sea affected life’ (to borrow words from Mick Sowry) in the shadow of the ancient You Yangs, the landscape and the ocean around our beautiful town continues to be enough to keep me captivated as an artist and... 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
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
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