Boom Gallery News

Basil Papoutsidis / HK-GTS

Basil Papoutsidis / HK-GTS

Working predominantly in sculpture, Basil Papoutsidis utilizes an architectural language and specific material range to inform a practice of modernist abstraction. Drawing from figures such as Anthony Caro and Tony Smith, Papoutsidis cross-references the principles of this school of formalist abstraction, with a personal interest with the masculine identity. Using various aspects, in particular mid-century,... Read more
Upcoming classes in the Workroom

Upcoming classes in the Workroom

  The man, the art, the music.  This workshop will inspire and engage. Perfect for adults and students alike.             Another of Boom’s favourite’s Chelsea Gustaffson will share some of her secrets in this introduction class to painting with acrylics. No experience required just willingness to learn and have fun in... 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
Local Artist Glenn Fry at the Powerhouse

Local Artist Glenn Fry at the Powerhouse

Since mid-November 2014 local artist and Factory 21 resident G-TWO (Glenn Fry) has been working on a large installation piece at the Powerhouse in Geelong. Over the five months it has taken to complete,  G-TWO faced obstacles such as injury and theft but never gave up!   In this work titled ‘Living Urban Delusion’ G-TWO... Read more
Boom Gallery in the headlines

Boom Gallery in the headlines

Boom Gallery has been featured in some recent blogs and articles – see below for links. local company Joco Cups did a photo shoot in the Gallery recently and interviewed us for their blog. ‘Boom Gallery – A Contemporary Art and Design Space’ can be found here.   We were also featured on Get In... Read more
Mark Cuthbertson / Fabric of the Domestic

Mark Cuthbertson / Fabric of the Domestic

For Fabric of the Domestic Mark Cuthbertson has created a series of artworks that encompass sculpture, painting, prints and assemblage. Mark’s art making process is about deconstructing an idea to its essence, in order to rebuild it into something that challenges our preconceptions of ideas and product. Using simplistic and common aspects of the everyday... Read more
Scott Andrews / Fabric of the Domestic

Scott Andrews / Fabric of the Domestic

Scott Andrews’ recent body of work using acrylics explores fond memories of his past, during the 70s in Australia. Scott looks back at the simplicity of day-to-day life and the comparison to today’s increasingly busy existence. Distinctive, streamlined design of bikes and cars also features in Scott’s work, bright pops of colour and whimsical scenes... Read more
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