Boom Gallery News

Summer Snapshot with Ingrid Daniell

Summer Snapshot with Ingrid Daniell

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? If I’m on an uncrowded beach with a great book; my pocket sketch book and pen; and the cool ocean to dip in that’s probably my favourite thing to do … or if the beach is busy with people and the house busy... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Tiel Seivl-Keevers

Summer Snapshot with Tiel Seivl-Keevers

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? Hide from the sun. Find the coolest, shadiest spot and read….except I usually fall asleep. I actually dislike how summer is so relentless here in Brisbane and miss seeing the seasons change.   2. Does your art practice/routine vary over this time of... Read more
Elizabeth Barnett, Summer Projects VI

Elizabeth Barnett, Summer Projects VI

Elizabeth Barnett’s creative practice encompasses painting, printmaking and illustration. Elizabeth’s work documents her surroundings, often depicting intimate domestic spaces filled with exotic and interesting plants, colour, treasured objects and furniture, seasonal still life compositions and landscapes. “With these latest works I sought to encapsulate what summer means to me, with a palette of bright hues;... Read more
Yvonne Paton, Summer Projects VI

Yvonne Paton, Summer Projects VI

Geelong based artist Yvonne Paton, uses the environment around her for inspiration throughout her work. Yvonne studied Fine Art at RMIT and spent 7 years studying botanical art at the Geelong Botanical Gardens. Her recent body of work draws inspiration from the Australian bush. “My work expresses the ideas and experiences which accompany my explorations... Read more
Belinda Wiltshire, Summer Projects VI

Belinda Wiltshire, Summer Projects VI

Belinda Wiltshire is a visual artist working predominately as a figurative oil painter. Within her more recent works the artist utilises both non-objective abstract and finely detailed figurative elements. Combining these opposing painting styles brings to the surface her unique culmination of visual rhythm. The painting series “Theia” by Belinda Wiltshire is seeded in the Giant... Read more
Tina Thorburn, A Leg Up: The 100 Planter Project

Tina Thorburn, A Leg Up: The 100 Planter Project

Geelong local Tina Thorburn is the production potter behind ‘Clay by Tina’ and has been working full time as a ceramicist since early 2016. Tina took up wheel throwing as a hobby in 2014 at the Carlton Arts Centre, Melbourne. And despite years of study and a Bachelor of Biomedicine, a Masters in Journalism and... Read more
Tiel Seivl Keevers / Summer Projects VI

Tiel Seivl Keevers / Summer Projects VI

  Tiel Seivl Keevers is a painter with a background in design and illustration. Her work evolves from her interests in the environment and the cycles of life. Through her observations she develops many layers on the surface to capture the impermanence of her explorations. In recent months, Tiel has been exploring concepts of memory and... 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
Ingrid Daniell, ‘Space, Heart, Time’ for Summer Projects VI

Ingrid Daniell, ‘Space, Heart, Time’ for Summer Projects VI

Painter and visual artist Ingrid Daniell, lives on the Surf Coast of Victoria, Australia, where the land and seascapes that surround her inspire her work. “I am constantly drawn to landscapes that offer a sense of solitude, majesty, mystery, places that feel removed from the chaos of our current day; they offer a sacred experience;... Read more
First Exhibitions for 2019

First Exhibitions for 2019

Our first show for the year begins with the opening of our annual group exhibition Summer Projects VI, featuring fresh works made over summer by Yvonne Paton, Tiel Seivl-Keevers, Ingrid Daniell, Belinda Wiltshire & Elizabeth Barnett. Alongside our annual exhibition is local ceramicist Tina Thorburn (Clay By Tina) exhibiting 100 different handmade plant pots, each... Read more
Boom Gallery reopens for 2019

Boom Gallery reopens for 2019

  After a relaxing summer break Boom Gallery has reopened and is trading as usual. Although much remains the same, there are some inspiring new changes planned for 2019. Among which, we are excited to welcome new cafe operators Sunday to the building! So drop into the gallery and grab a coffee or a bite... Read more
Robert Croft / Selected Works

Robert Croft / Selected Works

Robert’s application of any medium he uses gives a tactile quality to his work. He delights in the colour, texture and the rhythm of the application, pushing as far as the materials will allow. The layers of colour and texture Robert achieves through his processes, demonstrate the instinctual nature of this Artist. An industrious worker,... Read more
Katherine Wheeler / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Katherine Wheeler / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Katherine Wheeler is a Victorian artist, based in Castlemaine, Australia. Katherine has a bachelor of Fine arts, Gold and Silver smithing and a Diploma of Visual art, both from RMIT. She now mainly works in ceramics, a skill she learned primarily from her Dad, who is a potter. She now combines her skills to create artworks and wearable pieces that... Read more
Tantri Mustika / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tantri Mustika / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Tantri Mustika is a Brunswick based ceramicist who makes a range of light-hearted and colourful hand built ceramics. Her current collection of work incorporates a modern spin on traditional terrazzo tiling, applying it to bespoke functional forms making terrazzo adaptable to everyday life. Tantri is currently creating works in small batches. Each piece takes many... Read more
Elnaz Nourizadeh / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Elnaz Nourizadeh / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Elnaz Nourizadeh is an Iranian-Australian Ceramic Artist and self taught Designer who has worked alongside artists and craftspeople in both Melbourne and Iran. She mentored by one of Iran’s leading ceramicists and sculptors, Maryam Salour back in Iran. These years under this mentorship brought ideas of European history, minimalism, modernism and truth of form. Elnaz... Read more

Christopher Johnson / Selected Works

Christopher’s artistic practice is primarily figurative oil paintings. Much of Chris’ inspiration comes from the Australian landscape drawing on regional Victoria and comparing it to the Canadian setting he grew up in. Canada, like Australia is a vast and open country but the colours found in nature are so different. Chris draws on the colours... Read more
Csilla Csongvay & Matt Blackwood / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Csilla Csongvay & Matt Blackwood / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Csilla Csongvay and Matt Blackwood’s artworks balance form and function to create ceramic pieces using geometry and tonal glazes, which reference the Brutalist architecture of Csilla’s childhood in Romania and Matt’s love of Mid-Century Modern. Their design process aims to fuse form with function to create ceramic pieces that are unique and true to their... Read more
Saxon Quinn / Selected Works

Saxon Quinn / Selected Works

Growing up with a mother who was and still is and artist and a father who was a designer, I have always been surrounded by creativity. Once I finished school, I went on to complete my Bachelor of communication design at Swinburne University. I currently paint part-time from our family studio. I am currently working... Read more
Charmian Ong / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Charmian Ong / Melbourne Ceramics Market at Boom

Charmian Ong creates architecturally inspired, ceramic pieces from her studio, Bisuketto. Bisuketto Studio was started in 2015 and the name Bisuketto is derived from the Japanese word, biscuit.  This refers to the biscuit firing or the first firing in the world of ceramics. This is the turning point where clay once soft and pliable is... Read more
Kathryn Junor / Selected Works

Kathryn Junor / Selected Works

Kathryns paintings are drawn from lived experience of a place with a hint of imagination. Influenced by the cubist movement and the way they reduced their subjects to geometric forms, Colour palletes are arrived by saturating hints of colours found in nature. By combining these two approaches in tandem with strong graphic qualities and use... Read more