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  • 21st Aug 2015

    Daniel Boyd has been awarded the inaugural Young Artist Award by the Melbourne Art Foundation. This new award recognises the significance of a young artist’s practice of up to 35 years, and was awarded to Boyd by curator Max Delany at the foundation’s Awards for the Visual Arts Dinner at the National Gallery of Victoria

    (image: Daniel Boyd 'Untitled' 2015)

  • 13th Aug 2015

    Tom Polo has been awarded the 2015 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. Presented to a young artist with an established body of work who is best able to demonstrate the benefit of the scholarship to further their art education in Europe; the award was created by Mrs Beryl Whiteley in memory of her son and is administered by the Brett Whiteley Studio and the Art Gallery of NSW.

    (image: Tom Polo All she needs 2015)

  • 5th Aug 2015

    Ronnie van Hout will be presenting The Dark Pool at the Centre for Contemporary Photography as apart of the 2015 Melbourne Festival this October. Taking it's concept from the notion of withdrawing from society — specifically when art crosses a line where society turns against it; Hout finds key examples with the successful American toy company Aurora and in the director Stanley Kurbick’s respective closure and retreat from public life. Questioning how exactly can an interactive children’s toys, and a movie be so bad for you? Being forced to return to the dark pool. The exhibition will be on from the 2nd of October until the 15th of November. 

    (image: Ronnie van Hout Punk on a Bed 2015, painted mdf, painted polyurethane and fibreglass on polystyrene, wig, clothing)

  • 14th Jul 2015

    Gareth Sansom one of Australia's pre-eminent painters is now represented by Station. Winner of the 2008 John McCaughey Memorial Prize among an array of other awards, and represented in many Australian and International institutions, Sansom remains an undeniable focus point within the Australian contemporary art landscape. With combinations of figuration and abstraction his paintings evoke themes of iconoclasm, irony and humour, whilst equally displaying a range of Modern and Contemporary influences. His bold and emotionally charged works more recently have come to encompass digital photography, adding yet another physical and conceptual layer to his already abundant contemporary practice. Gareth’s first exhibition with Station will be in late 2016.

  • 13th Jul 2015

    Anna Kristensen has been included in Sold State, an exhibition that looks at solid-state physics concerns with the properties and structures of solid objects. The science focuses on the arrangement of closely packed molecules that form a larger whole. Using this premise, the exhibition will investigate the physical structure of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre as the architectural remains of a powerhouse. The exhibition runs from the 18th of July until the 6th of September 2015.
  • 10th Jul 2015

    Station is pleased to announce a major exhibition by TV Moore opening at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art on the 15th of August as part of their annual ‘Influential Australian Artist’ program. With Love & Squalor brings together recent and new works from the New York based artist, using animation and sound as a central theme.
     
    The first major solo exhibition to be held in Melbourne, combining TV Moore’s video and sound works as well as hyper-electric digital paintings within a tactile environment, all characterised by the artists’ ongoing critical consideration of technology and media consumption across high and low culture.  
     
    Moore has maintained an unwavering commitment to creating a body of work that engages with the moving image in all it’s forms. Using video, animation, performance and sound as well as painting, photography, sculpture and installation, Moore creates psychedelic, decadent works that reach back to pop, abstract expressionism and surrealism.  His works are characterized by an overriding sense of emotion, where energy and angst, perversion and pleasure, seduction and danger co-exist.
     
    He has been recognized at the national and international level, with several major awards including the Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Arts (Art Gallery NSW, 2009), the Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship (2003), and an Australia Council Fellowship (2013-14). Recent exhibitions include the 2014 mid-career survey exhibition, TV Moore’s Rum Jungle, held at Campbelltown Arts Centre, also coinciding with his participation in the 19th Biennale of Sydney.
     
    Concurrent with this exhibition, Moore will also be exhibiting new works at Station Gallery, Melbourne from the 22nd of August until the 19th of September.
     
    Opening night: 14 August 6 - 8pm.
     
    15 August to 27 September, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), 111 Sturt St, Southbank.  accaonline.org.au
     
  • 19th Jun 2015

    Séraphine Pick will be presenting a major exhibition of new and recent works in White Noise at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hut, New Zealand later this month. The works featured continue with Pick’s exploration of her own life experience as a teenager of the 1970s and as a mother at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Equally evident is her interest in the distortions of reality produced by the internet, exploring both the value of the painted image and the sociological and psychological impact of the web. Opening on the 26th of June the exhibition is on until 17th of January 2016.
  • 12th Jun 2015

    Laith McGregor is currently showing a group of new works in PULAU, an exhibition that is on whilst McGregor is undertaking an artist residency at The Young in Wellington, New Zealand. This exhibition of site-specific wall drawings, new objects and framed works on paper will be on display until the 4th of July.
     
  • 27th May 2015

    Michelle Ussher is currently showing a collection of new paintings, ceramic and sound works in The Mind goes out to Meet itself within Artspace Sydney’s new 'Ideas Platform' space. Continuing the themes within her recent show at Station, this exhibition was created whilst Ussher was undertaking a 3 month residency at Artspace and concludes on the 31st of May.
     
  • 23rd May 2015

    Station now represents New Zealand based artist Patrick Lundberg in Australia. Known for his arrangements of detailed marble looking objects, these work integrate within their environment, both on walls and floors creating forever changing subtle contemporary displays. As seen at Station in Lundberg’s solo exhibition GAMES III in February 2015, and with a new site specific work that will be displayed within Station’s room at the Spring 1883 art fair in Sydney later this year.

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