Category: News

Big Boom

Last Friday saw the launch of Big Boom. Celebrating both the second birthday of the gallery and the opening of the extended gallery space. A large group of artists exhibited their work, creating a varied and dynamic show. There was a wonderful response from the friends and supporters of Boom Gallery with an enthusiastic crowd... Read more

Local – new artwork by Glen Smith

Local is a new exhibition by artist Glen Smith. Grungy street art inspired urban environments and skylines captured in their full illuminated glory. Artworks that are specific in their Geelong locations, yet captured in a “glimpsing” manner allowing for both familiarity for the locals with their intimacy of the physical locations, while also creating broader... Read more

Recent work -Jiri Tibor Novak, Zoe Snyder, Jean Bohuslav

Boom Gallery is thrilled to present recent work by this trio of well respected Geelong artist’s.   The notion of journeying is a theme that each of these artists explore. Jiri Tibor Novak’s softly hued paintings of place and memory. His delicate etchings depicting a man and his world full of symbols and poetry. Zoe Snyder’s sculptures... Read more

Alex Game – New Bestiarum

Alex Game   Fall of the U.A.C Crusader (detail)  intaglio & aquatint Human history is filled with conflict over race, ideology and environment. It seems to be an almost inevitable part of human relationships and the world we live in. I have an avid interest in history, particularly military history; and as much as I don’t advocate violence,... Read more

Eight Women – Artist / CHELSEA GUSTAFSSON

Chelsea Gustafsson is an artist and graphic designer from Barwon Heads.Chelsea‘s most recent series of paintings include an embellishment of embroidery. The cross stitching adds a tactile quality and a graphic element to the work. Her subjects often involve a character or scene designed with some sort of quirk and whimsy to it: Goldfish swimming... Read more

Eight Women – Artist / Jackie Sleight

Jacqueline is an English born visual artist living in the coastal town of Ocean Grove in Victoria, having migrated with her family to Australia in the 1960’s.  Her work deals with place, identity and belonging. The way that the past influences the present and how things are passed from one generation to the next. Jacqueline... Read more

Eight Women – Artist / Cricket Saleh

Cricket is a photographer based in Newtown, Geelong.  From her studio, she works with a cross section of fashion based businesses photographing campaign imagery.  Cricket has continued to exhibit her photographic artwork over the course of 20 years. ‘This body of work is a continuation of my last project – Immersed. It is also a... Read more

Introducing Bingkai Frame and Arts

  We are excited to introduce one of the businesses that have set up their operations out of the new Boom Studios. Bingkai Frames and Art owned and operated by Ching Teoh and Eng Khoo, provides custom framing for artwork, memorabilia and collectables.  Eng’s training has qualified him with the distinction of a Guild Commended Framer, which is... Read more

Eliza Feely Exhibition – DISCARDE, an ode to Op Shop

  Boom Gallery is pleased to present a wonderful exhibition of illustrations by Eliza Feely Discarde is a vibrant collection of satirical works on paper drawn as an open conversation of these uniquely familiar places.  The oddities, sense of transience and shared histories contained therein. The exhibition is brimming with wit and nostalgia. There are... Read more

Georgia Gray at Boom Gallery

A fabulous opening of Georgia Gray’s  solo show last night at Boom Gallery.  There was a large crowd with much enthusiasm and appreciation for the impressive body of work that Georgia had produced. Georgia says about her work : “My painting explores the relationships created in simple colour and shape formations and patterns. I generally... Read more

Ellie Malin & Gorman Clothing

WOW!  How fabulous to attend the launch of a brand new Gorman clothing range last Thursday night.  This gorgeous range is a collaboration between Gorman and the wonderful printmaker Ellie Malin. We’ve been fortunate to show Ellie’s work over the last year, and are so excited for her with this new project.  Congratulations to Ellie... Read more

Ellie Malin – Director’s show now on at Boom.

Boom Gallery is delighted to be exhibiting new prints by Ellie Malin in our Director’s show currently on. Ellie is a young Melbourne printmaker who works on limited unique prints. The woodblock prints that are included here are bold and colourful.  Each print is composed over a period of many weeks as each colour is... Read more

Jiri Tibor Novak – exhibiting now, Director’s Choice

We are delighted to present some fine paintings by one of our favourite artists, Jiri Tibor Novak in our 2013 Director’s Show.  Delicate, poetic and whimsical,  such beautiful works.Read more

Kasper Raglus

Kasper Raglus was born in 1990. He lived in Northcote until he moved to the beach in 93′. The son of well known Australian artist Jeff Raglus he grew up around Mambo art. Kasper finished high school in 2008 then studied graphic art for a year. During a trip to California in 2011 he was strongly influenced... Read more

Christopher Gordon Johnson

Hunting Series #3   oil on canvas   28x36cm   2012   Christopher Gordon Johnson is a Canadian who now lives in the Geelong region. We were fortunate to meet Chris in 2012 and invited him to show some of his paintings as part of our opening exhibition for 2013. In 2003, Chris graduated with... Read more

Design Objects at BOOM Gallery

Boom Gallery shows a diverse range of design objects and jewellery. We’ve been fortunate to connect with some very talented makers from Geelong, Melbourne and interstate. Here’s a selection of these handmade delights.   Alex McKim     Bon Voyage     Dale Hardiman     Emma Mitchell   Shan Shan Mok     Helen... Read more

Glen Smith at Boom Gallery

The Search   Mixed media on canvas   2012 The artwork created for the exhibition ‘Only dead fish goes with the flow’ is a body of work exploring various social and political issues that are impacting on the world today. These issues vary from the interpersonal to matters of society as a whole. The work... Read more

Emma Mitchell

Emma Mitchell is an architect, designer and artist who lives in the bush in the Anglesea/Aireys Inlet area. We are delighted to have some of her work at Boom Gallery. Your creative output is quite varied – what does a typical day involve? A typical day starts with feeding all of our animals. I am... Read more

Shelley McKenzie

  Chux   Acrylic, shellac & ink on canvas   102x102cm   2012 Occupation is our current exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Shelley McKenzie. “My work explores the process of making art. Each step in the creative process mobilises an aspect of being kinaesthetic, sensory, perceptual, affective, cognitive and symbolic. The... Read more

David Turner – Solo Exhibition & Book Launch

You are more than welcome to attend an exhibition opening and book launch by David Turner – Saturday 22 September – 2-4pm, 2012. Please follow this link for an interview with David and a look at some of his artworks  https://www.boomgallery.com.au/2012/03/22/new-work-interview-with-david-turner/Read more