Category: Exhibitions

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
Mickey Egan / Commute, Day in Day Out

Mickey Egan / Commute, Day in Day Out

“These paintings are part of a continued theme that explores a notion of travel between my home and work place and back again. Through my windscreen, I absorb the landscape, rolling hills, sky, shadow patterns, weather conditions and roadside vegetation, old & new. Often I will stop observe, photograph or draw what I see and... Read more
Andrea Shaw / Fabric of Place

Andrea Shaw / Fabric of Place

Andrea Shaw is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Torquay. Drawing from her studies in landscape architecture and textile design, strong relationships between colour, pattern, surface and space inform her works. Often painting abstract representations of the many planes of the natural landscape she creates dynamic and playful works. Andrea’s practice is varied and she experiments... Read more
Elizabeth Barnett / Arrangements

Elizabeth Barnett / Arrangements

Elizabeth Barnett is a visual artist whose practice encompasses printmaking, painting, and illustration. Elizabeth’s work depicts intimate domestic spaces filled with exotic and interesting plants, colour, treasured objects and furniture. “A table in my studio plays host to an ever evolving arrangement of objects; ceramics, jugs and cups, plants, vases of flowers, bowls of lemons... Read more
Summer Projects IV

Summer Projects IV

Summer Projects is an annual group exhibition showcasing recent artwork created over the Summer break, from some new and exciting artists to Boom. This time we have an all girl group show which features work from four recent RMIT and VCA arts graduates that we discovered at their end of year exhibitions and two established artists who have been practicing for many years. The exhibition... Read more