Category: Events

Geelong Contemporary Soiree at Big Boom

Geelong Contemporary Soiree at Big Boom

We are very excited to be the first offsite venue of this annual fundraising event for Geelong Gallery’s Geelong Contemporary committee and would like to invite our audiences to join us on the night. Details below: A Geelong Contemporary fundraising event @ Big Boom Saturday 13 March 2021, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm Join Geelong Contemporary to support... Read more
Beth Gibbeson, Painting My Heart Out

Beth Gibbeson, Painting My Heart Out

Beth Gibbeson is an abstract artist based in Melbourne. Her work explores landscape, past and present focusing on bold rich colours, form and shape to represent her visual and emotional interpretation of what she experiences. The past 12 months and living in lockdown with her four children and husband has had a profound shift on Beth’s... Read more
Gordon Lingard, Sacred Gums

Gordon Lingard, Sacred Gums

“Whilst we’re not as rich in architectural history as Europe, our history is in the land, in gum trees, vast landscapes which sing, hum and vibrate with a resonance hard to ignore. ‘The spirit’s in the land.’ (Archie Roach). Sacred Gums is a reflection of this and draws inspiration from an ongoing and ever deepening love of... Read more
Amber Stokie, Finding My Way

Amber Stokie, Finding My Way

“This collection of work is the outcome of an intense and exciting period of exploration and discovery during the first few months of my relocation from Victoria to South Australia. In an attempt to capture special and distinct moments in the early days of my new life I have interpreted both the physical landscape and my... Read more
Colleen Guiney at Cosh Living

Colleen Guiney at Cosh Living

A selection of Colleen Guiney’s beautiful works are available to view at Cosh Living’s new showroom in Church Street, Richmond until the end of January. These works are available through Boom, to view online click here or please get in touch if you have any queries. https://coshliving.com.au/blogs/news/colleen-guiney-at-cosh-living     “The process of making art is... Read more
Wattleitbe, Young Lovers (Are) Turned To Trees

Wattleitbe, Young Lovers (Are) Turned To Trees

“This body of work comprising a collection of 13 paintings is the imagined continuation of another painting called, Young Lovers.I began to see the original work as the setting for a story and painted toward the understanding that powerful bonds between people transmute into and heighten the everyday. For me, it’s also ironic because I’m... Read more
Terra Firma II, Group Exhibition

Terra Firma II, Group Exhibition

Terra Firma II is the second iteration of this popular group exhibition, which focuses on the unique landscape of Australia. We have selected a diverse range of artists from across Regional and Metro Victoria and New South Wales to respond to this concept and are delighted to be presenting this really beautiful show. Shelley McKenzie – “While... Read more
Dean De Landre, Daisy

Dean De Landre, Daisy

“I’ve always liked the daisy, the form, limited colour palette, associations with spring, warm sunny days; what’s not to like? This series is a homage to the daisy as an icon in both popular culture and our gardens. When I hear flowers, I think daisies, maybe others do too.” Dean De Landre is a painter... Read more

Shane Drinkwater, Quietly Spoken

“These works express my ongoing interest in repetitive mark making, I continue to explore favourite themes such as:  astronomy, maps, codes…” “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’m interested in the making! I delve... Read more
The Seven Seas, Get A Grip

The Seven Seas, Get A Grip

The Seven Seas is a Melbourne based multidisciplinary artist working in illustration and sculpture. He works across many styles from figurative to abstract work, always with a focus on bold colours and large forms. The Seven Seas explores woodworking, casting and illustration techniques to represent his recurring cast of characters and forms reflecting memories, thoughts... Read more
Steve Singline, Still Point

Steve Singline, Still Point

“For this latest series of works, I have returned again to the ocean. The calming waters, the stretch of the horizon, the great expanse of sky. The works speak more of yearning than a pictorial representation of a specific place. Still Point… a moment, a sense of being present with the great beyond.” “The horizon is... Read more
Stacey McCall, Still

Stacey McCall, Still

“Somewhere between painted and drawn, objects emerge. Marks made more confidently, shapes and light observed more keenly. Quiet, calm….sometimes the less said the better.” Still is Stacey McCall’s latest body of work, continuing once again with the subject of home, but perhaps with a more confident and deliberate mark. Detailed underpainting glows through her gestural brushstrokes,... Read more
Upcoming Exhibitions – Steve Singline, Stacey McCall & Bushfire Relief Group Exhibition

Upcoming Exhibitions – Steve Singline, Stacey McCall & Bushfire Relief Group Exhibition

  We have two upcoming solo exhibitions at Boom running from 20th February to the 15th of March with opening celebrations on Saturday 22nd February from 1-3pm, sponsored by Austins Wines.     Steve Singline, Still Point “For this latest series of works, I have returned again to the ocean. The calming waters, the stretch of the... Read more
Cricket Saleh artwork up for acquisition at Geelong Gallery

Cricket Saleh artwork up for acquisition at Geelong Gallery

We are thrilled to announce that a work by Boom artist Cricket Saleh has been selected by the Geelong Gallery’s Geelong Contemporary committee for potential acquisition into the permanent collection. Geelong Contemporary works closely with Geelong Gallery hosting events to fundraise and support the acquisition of contemporary art. The annual Soiree is not to be... Read more
Five facts about Meredith Earls

Five facts about Meredith Earls

I live in Melbourne, however I spent my childhood growing up in Ocean Grove. I still feel happiest when I’m at the beach. I’m trained as a graphic designer and I currently work as Design Director at a Melbourne based design studio. Our studio works on strategic design projects within the built environment. Everyday we... Read more
Five facts about Natalie Anderson

Five facts about Natalie Anderson

I live in a very old, tiny farmhouse in the Barrabool hills which six months ago had subversive graffiti all over the internal walls, fungus growing in the kitchen floor and pine needles falling through the roof! My studio is in a 1970’s  ‘sleep out’ addition on the back of the farmhouse which, thanks to... Read more
Christina Darras / Dutch Blue

Christina Darras / Dutch Blue

“Dutch Blue is a body of work that includes paintings and aquarelles using only one colour, the ultramarine blue. Ultramarine blue or Dutch Blue, or Delphi Blue, is a pigment, a colour with great potential and qualities. It can be very transparent and light, it can also be very dense, compact and covering. It can be... Read more
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
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
Boom Super Saturday & Final Openings

Boom Super Saturday & Final Openings

Join us next Saturday Dec 9th for our first “Super Saturday”. In conjunction with Boom Makers and Neighbour Geelong, a fun and timely option for Christmas Shopping with a design market, discounts in the gallery stockroom, festive food & drink and kids activities. Also the opening of our final 2 exhibitions for 2017, a great... Read more
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