Current media releases

Growth habits — Julia Gorman

Growth habits — Julia Gorman
12 April 2014 to 5 July 2015

Artist in residence— 7 to 11 April 2014

Completed installation on display— 12 April 2014 to 5 July 2015 Geelong Gallery is thrilled to welcome Julia Gorman as artist in residence this week as she installs a major contemporary art commission on the west walls of the Gallery's permanent...
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Beastly

Beastly
14 June 2014 to 7 September 2014

Prints, paintings and photographs drawn from the Gallery’s collection, which are inspired by the darker side of the animal kingdom. Includes works by some of Australia’s leading artists such as Stephen Bush, Rona Green, Rew Hanks, Maria Kozic, Brett Whiteley and Deborah Williams, amongst others.
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Tom Nicholson — Indefinite substitution

Tom Nicholson — Indefinite substitution

Commissioned by NETS Victoria for The Cinemas Project curated by Bridget Crone

6 to 9 July 2014 Sorrento, Indented Head, Eastern Beach and Geelong Gallery

Geelong Gallery is pleased to partner with National Exhibitions Touring Support (NETS) Victoria to present a major new work by one of Australia’s...
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2014 Geelong contemporary art prize — Shortlist announced

2014 Geelong contemporary art prize — Shortlist announced

Geelong Gallery is delighted to announce that 42 works by 45 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize.

Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature 42 works by Tony Albert...
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Silent life — Sally Cleary

Silent life — Sally Cleary
19 July 2014 to 7 September 2014

Geelong region artists program. Silent life, a haunting multi-media installation by Sally Cleary, explores Australian ecology including water usage, habitat removal and species extinction.

As the third instalment of an ongoing investigation, Silent life is Sally Cleary’s most ambitious project...
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Just announced — Rob McHaffie awarded the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

Just announced — Rob McHaffie awarded the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

A bright, colourful and whimsical work by 36 year old Melbourne-based artist Rob McHaffie is the winner of the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize, Geelong Gallery’s biennial acquisitive award for contemporary painting.

Rob McHaffie’s Preserve this fruit is highly representative of the artist’s...
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