• 5 February 2022

    Monica Rohan at Outer Space

    Monica Rohan’s moving image artwork can be seen in the new exhibition, ‘Location, Location, Location’, now open at Outer Space Brisbane. Shown as part of an ongoing series curated by Alice Maia Rezende, Monica’s work ‘Familiar/Topple’ (2019) will be projected on the Judith Wright Arts Centre façade until the 13th of February. Alice Maia Rezende […]

  • Lottie Consalvo. Photo by Alana Landsberry
    26 January 2022

    Lottie Consalvo in House & Garden Magazine

    An article featuring Lottie Consalvo can be seen in Australian House & Garden magazine. Presented in the feature by writer Elizabeth Wilson, is the seaside Newcastle-based home the artist shares with husband and fellow artist, James Drinkwater. Exploring the unique living space, the artist discusses its story and the art-filled walls along with her own […]

  • 23 December 2021

    Summer closure

    Jan Murphy Gallery will be closed for our annual summer break from 24 December until 1 February 2022. From all of us at the gallery, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Image credit: Leonard Brown, ‘Rainy night NYC at the Ziegfeld theatre — for the director’s cut of Lawrence of Arabia’, 2015, […]

  • 16 December 2021

    Juz Kitson at S.H. Ervin Gallery

    Opening in early January, work by Juz Kitson can be seen in ‘Destination Sydney: the natural world’. Presented in conjunction with Sydney Festival, this exhibition is a collaboration between Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Mosman Art Gallery and S.H. Ervin Gallery. Kitson’s work will be displayed at S.H. Ervin gallery, alongside the work of some […]

  • 16 December 2021

    Richard Lewer at Maitland Regional Art Gallery

    This summer, visitors to the Maitland Regional Art Gallery can see work by Richard Lewer in the new group exhibition ‘Storylines’. Curated by Todd Fuller and Lisa Woolfe, ‘Storylines’ brings together work by six artists that use drawing to unpack, challenge and question the way we understand Australia’s history. ‘Storylines’ is current at the Maitland […]

  • 16 December 2021

    Victoria Reichelt at Glen Eira City Council Gallery

    Victoria Reichelt’s work can be seen in the new group exhibition, ‘Telling Tales’, now open at Glen Eira City Council Gallery. Curated by Diane Soumilas, this exhibition explores art’s fascination and preoccupation with storytelling and the literary world. Incorporating a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, video and collage, ‘Telling Tales’ is a celebration […]

  • Install view of 'Stories from Homedale'. Image courtesy of Mudgee Arts Precinct.
    16 December 2021

    Guido Maestri at Mudgee Arts Precinct

    Guido Maestri’s exhibition, ‘Stories from Homedale – Guido Maestri’ is now showing at the newly opened Mudgee Arts Precinct, in regional NSW. For the last year Guido has travelled back to his hometown of Mudgee to create a series of dynamic landscape paintings that are imbued with a connection to his formative years. The exhibition […]

  • 15 December 2021

    Gerwyn Davies at Museum of Sydney

    A new body of work by Gerwyn Davies is now on display in ‘Iridescent’ at the Museum of Sydney. The exhibition features 12 large scale photographs with Davies responding to and reimagining the museums, archives, historic houses and gardens under the care of Sydney Living Museums and NSW State Archives. ‘Iridescent’ Museum of Sydney Current until 24 April, 2022 For […]

  • 15 December 2021

    Ben Quilty at Tweed Regional Gallery

    A new exhibition featuring works by Ben Quilty is now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. ‘At Home – Margaret Olley & Ben Quilty’ presents a collection of recent works by Quilty alongside some of Margaret Olley’s late-career still life and interior paintings. In 2020, Quilty like so many artists, was influenced by the Covid lockdown […]

  • 13 November 2021

    David Griggs reveals life-size Lion at Sydney Town Hall

    Earlier this week, David Griggs unveiled the final lion installation in the globally recognised Tusk Lion Trail. The British charity whose Royal Patron is HRH The Duke of Cambridge, launched 47 life-sized lion sculptures onto the streets in iconic locations worldwide including the UK, the US, Dubai, Nairobi, New Zealand and lastly in Sydney. The ‘Civilian […]

  • Gerwyn Davies with Chanel bag, photo by Gerwyn Davies (as featured in Harper's Bazaar November 2021)
    5 November 2021

    Gerwyn Davies in Harper’s Bazaar

    Gerwyn Davies is featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar Australia/New Zealand. Wearing costumes made especially for the fashion spread, the artist is featured in a curated ‘It’ handbag editorial. Playing upon the textures and colours of the bags, Davies created a series of bright and bold costumes and photographs. Alexander English’s accompanying article […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Lottie Consalvo commission at MAP : Mima

    ‘Why Can’t We Just Do Something Beautiful’ is a new video work by Lottie Consalvo, now on display at the newly opened Multi-Arts Pavilion, mima (MAP mima) in the Macquarie Lake Arts Precinct. This site specific video work was commissioned for the ‘Node’ section of the Pavilion, which comes alive after dark. In the video, […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Laura Patterson in the 2021 Hawkesbury Art Prize

    Congratulations to Laura Patterson who is a finalist in the 2021 Hawkesbury Art Prize with her work, ‘Ballanjui fern specimens’. Established in 2011, the Hawkesbury Art Prize is a non-acquisitive art award that celebrates and promotes art in the Hawkesbury/Western Sydney region of NSW. The prize is awarded to a collage or painting that is […]

  • 22 October 2021

    Victoria Reichelt in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Award

    Congratulations to Victoria Reichelt who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize with her work, ‘Self Portrait as Parent’. Named in memory of artist Portia Geach, this prestigious prize celebrates excellence in portraiture painting by Australian women artists. Describing her painting, Victoria notes that ‘Self Portrait as Parent’ […]

  • 22 October 2021

    Jacqueline Hennessy in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Award

    Congratulations to Jacqueline Hennessy who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize with her work, ‘Untitled (what happens to the heart)’. Named in memory of artist Portia Geach, this prestigious prize celebrates excellence in portraiture painting by Australian women artists. Winners will be announced 3 November, 2021. The […]

  • Victoria Reichelt, Corrugated Horror, 2018, oil on linen, 42 x 42 cm
    20 October 2021

    Victoria Reichelt at Warrnambool Art Gallery

    Victoria Reichelt’s work, ‘Corrugated Horror’, has been included in the new group exhibition at Warrnambool Art Gallery, ‘Black & Gold’. Bringing together works from both private collections and the Warrnambool Art Gallery collection, this exhibition references the symbolism of the consumer world and questions how we perceive value through the juxtaposition of the colours, black […]

  • 14 October 2021

    New to Protégé – India Mark

    Jan Murphy Gallery is pleased to announce India Mark as the newest addition to the protégé program. Working predominately in still life, India Mark’s paintings analyse composition, light and the textural qualities of ordinary objects. Working tonally and from life, Mark gently prods the tension points between visual depth and flatness, colour and shadow. “The […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Archibald Prize 2021 Regional Tour exhibits Natasha Bieniek, Keith Burt, Lucy Culliton & Richard Lewer

    Works by a selection of finalists from the 2021 Archibald Prize, will be on display as part of the Archibald Prize 2021 regional tour. Portraits by Jan Murphy Gallery represented artists Natasha Bieniek, Keith Burt, Lucy Culliton and Richard Lewer were included in this year’s prize. The regional tour commences 8 October 2021 and continues […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Louise Tate in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

    Congratulations to Louise Tate who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize with her work, ‘Warmer weather’. Held every 2 years, this coveted prize celebrates excellence in contemporary painting and attracts entries from across Australia. The winner will be announced 19 November and the the exhibition of finalists […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Robert Malherbe in Artist Profile

    To celebrate the Robert Malherbe’s 2021 exhibition, ‘Feeling is everything’, Artist Profile have re-shared an essay about the artist first published in issue 37 (2017). In the article, writer Judith Pugh discusses the artist’s beginnings in animation, his travels through Europe, creative process and eventual movement into full-time painting. To read the article, please click […]