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Hobie Porter :: Unnatural History: The Tower Hill Project
17 Feb - 1 Apr 2018
Gallery 3

Unnatural History: The Tower Hill Project commemorates over 160 years since Australian artist Eugene von Guérard painted Tower Hill VIC (1855). In this exhibition Hobie Porter interrogates the environmental impacts that colonial settlement has had on this special place. Guided by von Guérard’s painting, a major revegetation program began in the 1960s to restore the flora and fauna native to the region. Porter’s depiction of Tower Hill celebrates this renewed state, while also alluding to the complexities of the restoration program.

Porter’s sublime panoramic landscapes are overlaid with configurations of the minutiae that the artist discovered while exploring these sites. Feathers, leaves, flowers, botanical specimens, ceramic shards and beach shells (often used to represent Aboriginal midden shells) – forge meaningful connections between the microcosm and the macrocosm.

This exhibition has been developed by Warrnambool Art Gallery in conjunction with the artist.

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Art on Bundjalung Country

Art on Bundjalung Country

9 Dec 2017 - 11 Feb 2018
Gallery 2 & 3

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EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection

EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection

16 Dec 2017 - 26 Feb 2018
Gallery 1

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Ali Noble & Cybele Cox :: The Golden Flowerpot: Arcane Folly

Ali Noble & Cybele Cox :: The Golden Flowerpot: Arcane Folly

6 Jan - 4 Feb 2018
Gallery 5

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Pearl, Perle, Purl: Celebrating 30 years of stitch

Pearl, Perle, Purl: Celebrating 30 years of stitch

17 Feb - 1 Apr 2018
Gallery 2

This exhibition will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Lismore and District Group-NSW Embroiderer's Guild .

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Geoff Harvey :: DOGGED

Geoff Harvey :: DOGGED

17 Feb - 1 Apr 2018
Upstairs Corridor

The dog symbolises unconditional love and companionship which are two characteristics I very much admire.

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Bryce Anderson :: Rodeo Role Play

Bryce Anderson :: Rodeo Role Play

10 Feb - 11 Mar 2018
Gallery 5

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Penny Evans :: Death to a Stereotype

Penny Evans :: Death to a Stereotype

17 Mar - 15 Apr 2018
Gallery 5

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