Category: Exhibitions

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
Darren McGinn / Building Blocks

Darren McGinn / Building Blocks

Established suburbs and rural villages are peculiar beasts; a host for the persistence of sacred memories: the Australian Mandala. Building Blocks explores what it is that begins to create nascent place within the rapid construction of ‘packaged’ communities and exposes the problem of how do established communities retain a sense of place within the relentless... Read more
Rohan Robinson / Littoralism015; From the Other Side

Rohan Robinson / Littoralism015; From the Other Side

Deans Marsh artist Rohan Robinson had his first Littoralism show in 1988. Littoralism015, “Littoral, the coastal fringe with “ism” is the ninth instalment. The previous Littoralism forays have been land based, with only a bit of aerial work on the odd occasion. For this exhibition Rohan teamed up with Jeff Sweeney and his jet ski,... Read more
Lianne Gough / New Work

Lianne Gough / New Work

Lianne Gough / New Work Geelong artist and educator Lianne Gough brings a selection of her latest paintings to Boom for her solo exhibition New Work. Raw, emotive and honest, Lianne’s recent artwork reflects her personal journey to better health. “These paintings together are part of my illness and recovery – and my changes as... Read more
Ben Fennessy / Impressions of Deen Maar

Ben Fennessy / Impressions of Deen Maar

Another day another volcano. Since moving further west, Ben has become fascinated by the ancient volcanos that surround this region of Victoria. A boat trip, one calm morning, out to the awe-insipring island volcano, Deen Maar (aka Lady Julia Percy Island) inspired him to shift his painterly gaze from the land to the sea. These... Read more
Ren Inei / Above the Heave Below the Blanket

Ren Inei / Above the Heave Below the Blanket

Above the Heave Below the Blanket is a new body of paintings by Ren Inei. The work continues his exploration of the skyscape as subject matter. He depicts through oil paint not how the sky looks but rather how it makes him feel and how he intends to make others feel. Each work is an... Read more
Arthur Bannon / Beast

Arthur Bannon / Beast

We are delighted to again exhibit the work of Arthur Bannon. After a decade based in New York overseeing a highly successful advertising company Bannon has returned home to Victoria, changed his name, and decided to focus on his true passion – making art. Beast is a group of painterly images of animals, exploring ideas... Read more
Stillpoint / Anita Beaney

Stillpoint / Anita Beaney

“The quiet dignified beauty of nature. Offering moments of contemplation and solitude. Old. Eternal. Ever-changing. A safe harbour for the soul.” Anita Beaney’s latest body of work for her solo exhibition Stillpoint explores abstract observations of sea and sky. Employing analogue photographic techniques the images are realised in a painterly manner. The works featured in... Read more
Shelter / Trudy White

Shelter / Trudy White

Trudy White returns to Boom with a new series of paintings that imagine the intersection between pictures and words. Continuing a long investigation into working with water based paint on paper, Shelter is a quiet and beautiful extension of Trudy’s work to date. Trudy has a varied artistic output, painting and illustration work, author and... Read more
New Tibor / Jiri Tibor Novak

New Tibor / Jiri Tibor Novak

Jiri Tibor Novak’s latest solo exhibition New Tibor features a selection of recent etchings, drawings and paintings created in his Aireys Inlet studio. With his characteristic light touch and whimsy, poetry takes on image form. Tibor is much loved and respected artist and this new body of work will delight and intrigue. “copper + acid... Read more
To Render / Craft Cubed Boom Gallery

To Render / Craft Cubed Boom Gallery

  As a satellite exhibition of the statewide Craft Cubed Festival To Render: Paper and Process features the work of a group of dynamic, young artists: Lindy McSwan, Michaela Pegum, Tessy M King, Cara Johnson, Sue Buchanan, Naasicaa Larsen, Niamh Minogue, Lizzy Rich, Melanie Boermans and Gabbee Stolp. Paper allows a freedom when making. There... Read more

Ellie Malin / Illumine

Ellie Malin’s latest series of works for lIlumine are a reflection of creative ideas past and present. Created during a recent artist residency at Megalo Print Workshop in Canberra, these unique state prints are inspired by Ellie’s immediate surroundings during the residency, “solid concrete brutalist structures stand confidently enveloped by earthy autumnal tones of deep... Read more

Boom Group Show

A dynamic selection of recent paintings and mixed media work from popular Boom Artists. Emily Besser, Ngaio Lenz, Shane Drinkwater, Shelley McKenzie, Tiel Seivl Keevers & Glen Smith [a full listing of their work can be seen under the exhibitions tab] Show continues until June 6Read more

Philip Cordingley / Disparate Companions

  Colour, tone, line and object intersect in Philip Cordingley’s work to entice the viewer into a dream space. Colour becomes a psychic signpost, line leads you away from the plane of limited potential into the forest of possibility, while words interrupt well-trodden paths and objects delight in their confusion. After 35 years as a... Read more

Meredith Earls / Moonscape Island

After a successful solo exhibition in 2013, Meredith Earls returns to Boom with her whimsical collaged landscapes. A Graphic Designer by trade, Meredith’s artwork allows for a more personal artistic exploration, her works on paper are dreamy and beautiful. “My recent work explores imagined landscapes. I use collage to create dreamscapes that burst with colour... Read more

New Exhibitions Open!

Please join us for opening celebrations Friday 13th March from 5:30pm Andrew Pye / Victorian Landscapes Oil paintings and drawings that depict scenes of post-drought Victoria. Gestural representations of natural landscapes – a picturesque visit to regional Victoria. Yvonne Paton / Connections  Inspired by pristine and ancient coastlines, the curious grace of gum trees and native bushland, Yvonne... 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

James Butt / Earthscapes

Earthscapes is a selection of recent woodblock prints, wood carvings and mixed media works on paper and canvas by artist James Butt. In creating work for this exhibition, Butt has collected wood for carving from the natural environment; complementing the finished pieces which reflect the Australian landscape. “I like to be inquisitive with my art... Read more

Chelsea Gustafsson / Carpe Diem #YOLO

The flowers evolved as a symbol of guilt for our indulgent lifestyles. I always thought of a vase of cut flowers as an unnecessary pleasure: no practical qualities and very short term pleasure. Similarly, I was as cynical in regards to the process of creating art: an act of self serving indulgence. With our exposure... Read more

Inei / Turner / Hayes & Tuohey / September

  Ren Inei / New Directions This series of paintings mark a journey, a conscious movement Ren Inei is making away from a skill based arts practice focusing on tangible and concrete subject matter towards a more immediate, responsive and personal subject matter. A transition from the physical landscape towards a personal “emotional landscape”. “These... Read more