• 29 April 2016

    Robert Malherbe on In/Out Blog

    Robert Malherbe has been featured on design blog, In/Out in an article about his major survey exhibition Resist the spirit of the times at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. The insightful article highlights Malherbe’s unique and considered approach to oil painting, which has seen him honoured by the survey held in the region in which he […]

  • 13 April 2016

    Road Trip – Group Exhibition

    Road Trip is a group exhibition featuring the work of significant Australian artists Juz Kitson, Fiona Lowry, William Mackinnon and Guy Maestri. The show considers the long held presence of the ‘road trip’ in the Australian psyche and how it shapes our experience of the landscape. The utterance of the phrase ‘road trip’ immediately conjures […]

  • 7 April 2016

    Rhys Lee in Museum Magazine

    Rhys Lee is featured in Museum Magazine in an interview with Sammy Preston. Lee discusses his early years in Queensland, his move down to Melbourne and the influence of his older works in his current solo exhibition, Jungle Rum Rumble at Jan Murphy Gallery. To read the interview please click here  Image credit: Rhys Lee   Jungle […]

  • 12 March 2016

    Rhys Lee – Jungle Rum Rumble

    Rhys Lee will present a new body of work in a solo exhibition titled Jungle Rum Rumble at Jan Murphy Gallery in 2016. Jungle Rum Rumble, drew reference from an earlier period in Lee’s career, specifically 2007, which was a transitional period in his practice. At that time, he had presented a body of work […]

  • 3 March 2016

    Guy Maestri in Art Month Sydney 2016

    Guy Maestri will have works from his personal art collection on display throughout March as part of Art Month Sydney 2016. Held at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Private Lives, the artist as collector will feature works from the collections of some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists including Maestri, Nicholas Harding and Idris Murphy. The exhibition runs from 27 […]

  • 25 February 2016

    2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

    Juz Kitson and Danie Mellor have been curated into the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Titled Magic Object, the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art takes inspiration from the Wunderkammer, delving into a world of wonder and enchantment through the eyes of Australian contemporary artists. Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia and curated […]

  • 16 February 2016

    2016 Fleurieu Art Prize Finalists

    Jan Murphy Gallery represented artists Natasah Bieniek, William Mackinnon, Danie Mellor and Alex Seton have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2016 Fleurieu Art Prize. Held at the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art in Adelaide , the Fleurieu Art prize is the richest landscape art prize in the world. The 2016 prize will […]

  • 10 February 2016

    Danie Mellor Solo Exhibition

    Leading Australian artist Danie Mellor will present a new solo exhibition, a sensual instinct, from 23 February until 19 March 2016, which will be the first exhibition in the gallery’s 2016 program. a sensual instinct is a collection of 13 new photographic works that explore the visceral sensuality of landscape and nature. Imagery of natural […]

  • 23 December 2015

    Summer Closure

    We would like to wish everybody a safe and happy holiday period! The gallery will be closed from 5pm Wednesday 23 December 2015 until Tuesday 9 February 2016. We have an exciting program of exhibitions planned for 2016. Look forward to seeing you in the new year.

  • 12 November 2015

    Monica Rohan in Artist Profile

    Monica Rohan was interviewed by writer Lucy Stranger in the latest issue of Artist Profile. Rohan discusses the different elements which make-up her unique painting practice and explains the concepts behind her work. Please click here to read the interview. Image credit: Monica Rohan   Bluster   2015   oil on board   60.0 x 45.0 cm

  • 20 October 2015

    Leslie Rice on ABC’s The Mix

    Leslie Rice is featured in a video interview on the most recent episode of ABC’s ‘The Mix’. Presenter Lindsay McDougall visited Les in his Newtown tattoo parlour to discuss his two roles as a tattoo artist and contemporary painter. Watch the episode here.

  • 9 October 2015

    Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2015

    Julia deVille is a finalist in the 2015 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize for her work Caesar 2015. The judging panel for the 15th annual Prize was comprised of Dr Michael Brand, Director of The Art Gallery of NSW, Penelope Seidler, CEO of Harry Seidler Associates and Curatorial Advisor Barbara Flynn. An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be on from […]

  • 25 September 2015

    Monica Rohan Video Interview for QAGOMA

    Monica Rohan is featured in a short video interview by QAGOMA, in which she discusses her painting practice and involvement in GoMA Q: Queensland Contemporary Art. The exhibition is the first time QAGOMA have curated an exhibition of solely Queensland artists and showcases the talents of emerging, mid-career and established artists working across a range […]

  • 23 September 2015

    Linde Ivimey – Cross My Heart

    Carrie McCarthy from Cultural Flanerie has reviewed Linde Ivimey’s current Jan Murphy Gallery solo exhibition, Cross My Heart. Running until 3 October 2015, the new exhibition consists of eleven exquisite hand-crafted sculptures exploring themes of identity and self using a vast range of materials and techniques. The review discusses Linde’s unique artistic practice from her studio […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Natasha Bieniek – Winner 2015 Portia Geach Memorial Award

    Natasha Bieniek has been named as the winner of the 2015 Portia Geach Memorial Award for her miniature oil painting Sahara 2014. Presented at S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney, the non-acquisitive award of $30,000 is in it’s 50th year and recognises excellence by Australian women artists in contemporary portraiture. This year’s judges were Eleonora Trigunboff, […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Robert Malherbe – Winner 2015 Manning Art Prize: Naked & Nude

    Robert Malherbe has been named as the winner of the 2015 Manning Art Prize: Naked & Nude for his oil painting Woman in a Black Coat 2015. The $10,000 acquisitive prize was judged and awarded for 2015 by Sydney Morning Herald Art Critic, John McDonald. An exhibition of award winners and finalists will run at […]

  • 10 September 2015

    Sydney Contemporary Art Fair 2015

    Jan Murphy Gallery is currently exhibiting new work by Ben Quilty at the 2015 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair. From 10 – 13 September at Carriageworks the fair provides an opportunity to see the best of contemporary Australasian art under one roof. Please visit the Jan Murphy Gallery stand D15 to view a new solo exhibition […]

  • 21 August 2015

    Supreme Court Library Queensland Exhibition

    Victoria Reichelt and Linde Ivimey are in Discerning Judgement, an exhibition at the Supreme Court Library Queensland. Curated by John Stafford and Jodie Cox from CREATIVEMOVE, in collaboration with the Supreme Court Library, Discerning Judgment explores commonalities of how judgment is required in the practices of art and law. The nine artists selected for the exhibition are Robert Andrew, Michael […]

  • 14 August 2015

    Jason Benjamin in Art Guide

    Jason Benjamin’s exhibition Practicing Calligraphy has been featured in the July/August 2015 issue of Art Guide Australia. Arts writer Louise Martin-Chew previewed works from Jason’s upcoming solo exhibition, Practicing Calligraphy, which is on at Jan Murphy Gallery from 11 August – 11 September. Please click here to read the article. Image credit: Jason Benjamin   Song of summer   […]

  • 1 August 2015

    Introducing Sancintya Simpson

    JMG is excited to introduce emerging Brisbane artist Sancintya Simpson who will be exhibiting as part of upcoming group exhibition Anywhere, Elsewhere, curated by Tess Maunder. Sancintya Simpson’s photo-media and video-based critical practice combines traditional mediums with digital platforms. Informed by her hybrid-cultural inheritance Simpson examines the complexities of race and identity within Australia, by exploring lived […]