Boom Gallery News

Anna Reynolds / Fabric of the Domestic

Anna Reynolds / Fabric of the Domestic

The work by Anna Reynolds crosses medium and material fusing painting, printing, textile, collage, montage and bricolage into 2 dimensional textural landscape and seascape intended for wall hanging. Acknowledging the pixel in painting, printmaking, sewing, stitching, travelling and photography, the work binds, consumes and advocates digital engagement while simultaneously questioning it. It aims to render... Read more
Fabric of the Domestic / 16 April – 09 May

Fabric of the Domestic / 16 April – 09 May

In a new and exciting format for Boom’s exhibition calendar, three artists have chosen to present a collaborative show, collectively titled: Fabric of the Domestic A survey of three eclectic practitioners exploring the interplay, the tangible and nostalgic that seek the current . . This exhibition will feature work by: Mark Cuthbertson For Fabric of... Read more
Kendal Henry at Boom

Kendal Henry at Boom

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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

Emerging Artist Basil Papoutsidis joins Boom Gallery

We are thrilled to welcome Basil Papoutsidis to Boom Gallery! Basil is a young emerging artist from Melbourne who graduated in 2014 from the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. Basil’s sculptural wall and free standing pieces explore modernist design, architectural language and an interest in the construction industry while also representing an automotive aesthetic.... Read more

Boom Artist Janne Kearney Shortlisted for International Portrait Prize

Congratulations to local artist Janne Kearney for being named a semi-finalist in the prestigious BP Portrait Award, held at The National Portrait Gallery in London! Janne’s painting ‘Miasma’ (pictured) is on its way to London for judging and if selected to join the exhibition, Janne’s artwork will travel the UK and be seen by hundreds of thousands... Read more

Summer Projects II

Summer Projects is a dynamic group exhibition highlighting what the artists have been up to over the Summer break. The show features work by Boom regulars Ren Inei / Nat Anderson / Shelley McKenzie / Glen Smith + Boom newbies Eleanor Louise Butt / Lance Delary Simpson / Julia Trybala + Elizabeth Barnett   Ren Inei Nat Anderson... Read more

Tracks / Cara Johnson

    Cara Johnson is an artist and jeweller hailing from Bellbrae on the Surf Coast. Currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Fine Art – Object Based Practice (Gold and Silversmithing) at RMIT, Cara has developed a very distinct approach and style, her handmade jewellery and drawings clearly express a love for... Read more

Pot & Pan Sustainable Seafood Dinner at the Gallery

The City of Greater Geelong, Future Proofing Geelong and the Surf Coast Shire cordially invite you to an intimate sustainable seafood dinner at Boom Gallery. Costa Georgiadis from ABC Gardening and Richard Webb from the Australian Marine Conservation society will host the evening and the menu will celebrate our regions best sustainable seafood, locally grown... Read more

Sneak Preview of Upcoming Exhibitions

We have three upcoming Exhibitions, all running from 12 February – 7 March with opening celebrations on Friday 13 February from 5:30pm   Cara Johnson / Tracks     Summer Projects II featuring work by: Julia Trybala, Lance Simpson, Eleanor Louise Butt, Shelley McKenzie, Glen Smith, Ren Inei, Nat Anderson & Elizabeth Barnett    ... Read more

Boom’s VCE Folio Expansion Course 2015

VCE Folio Expansion Course / BOOM Gallery / 2015 Boom Gallery announces an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic VCE art and design students to widen their knowledge and practical experience of the visual arts. * Develop and broaden your emerging arts practice through a series of art projects and tasks. * Engage with current specialists from... Read more

Every Greyhound has a Story

To launch into the year Boom will be hosting a travelling exhibition “Every Greyhound has a Story” – portraits of adopted greyhounds & their unique stories by photographer Josh Robenstone.  The series intimately portrays the relationships of the greyhounds with their new owners, carers or volunteers. From hospitals, to under privileged homes and even prisons, greyhounds... Read more

Closed for a Summer break

Boom Gallery and The Dirty Rascal will reopen on Jan 19 after  a short break to recharge and refresh, ready for an exciting New Year. Thankyou for all who have worked with us, visited us and supported us over the last year. We would like to wish you a safe and Happy New Year!Read more

Christmas show & Opening

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Icons are sacred images representing the saints, Christ, Mary & narrative scenes. Dating to the 4th C & venerated among Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox & Catholic Churches, these images follow set traditions with symbolic meaning, attention to detail, strict colour palettes and compositions. ICON at Boom Gallery will present the work of five artists who have... Read more

Christmas Show

The Boom Annual Christmas show is of an epic scale this year, with almost 50 artists contributing .  Each artist is presenting 2 works (no bigger than 30x30cm in size), resulting in an excitingly diverse and accessibly priced exhibition. The show will run from 27 Nov – 23 Dec and will open with a festive celebration on... Read more

Nat Anderson / Wayfaring

Nat Anderson is a Geelong based artist whose current chosen subjects are drawn from her constant, almost obsessive rambling walks along the southern ocean coastline and around her home in the Moorabool Valley.  Painted with a limited palette reminiscent of the old masters, Natalie’s strong sense of colour and use of light and dark explores traditional... Read more

Julia Trybala / Beginners

Julia Trybala draws, paints, prints and makes works in Melbourne. Julia has been exhibiting in group exhibitions throughout Melbourne for the past two years. ‘Beginners’ will be her first solo show at Boom Gallery. Julia’s work strives to engage the viewer through her bold use of colour combinations combined with strong portrait work. ‘Beginners’ is... Read more

Jiri Tibor Novak / 90 Postcards

Tibor is responsible for many one man shows and books here in Australia and overseas. He has been a dedicated contributor to the arts in Geelong and Surfcoast having taught at the Gordon Tafe and mentored many young artists over the last 15 years.  One of his recent endeavours was an artist book titled “Visitors”(a limited edition of... Read more

Emily Besser / Adventuresome Things

  Emily Besser is an artist working from a Sydney studio.  Boom Gallery is delighted to have connected with Emily and has a small body of her work on display and in the stockroom. Emily speaks of her art practice….. “I recently returned to an everyday practice of painting after an intensive period of making... Read more