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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Accounts of my dancing evenings. Season 1914 — Jim Pavlidis

Accounts of my dancing evenings. Season 1914 — Jim Pavlidis
14 June 2014 to 24 August 2014

From 14 June the Geelong Gallery will present a poignant exhibition of prints and paintings by Jim Pavlidis, which commemorate one woman’s life in suburban Melbourne in 1914.

Inspired by the personal diary of 19 year old Winifred Noble, Accounts of my dancing evenings. Season 1914—Jim Pavlidis explores the musings...
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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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The Great War—a graphic legacy

The Great War — a graphic legacy
14 June 2014 to 24 August 2014

Geelong Gallery is pleased to present The Great War—a graphic legacy, a powerful exhibition that brings together works by some of the early 20th century’s finest artists that capture the realities and impact of war from different national perspectives.
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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
30 August 2014 to 23 November 2014

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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