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Gallery arc. High quality exhibitions are hosted every 2, 4 or 6 weeks in this large and elegant Gallery space which measures 20 x 7 metres. Each calendar year a mix of shows are hosted with an emphasis on the contemporary approach to art making and a wide range of media. Application Form here

The small gallery size is 415cm x 300cm and has an up to date hanging system. Floor Plan here Application Form here

Open Entry group shows are open to artists to exhibit at the minimal cost of $10 or $12.50 per artwork. Examples include the 'Members and Friends exhibition in Summer'; in 2010 we held 'COLOUR IT!' around the theme of using colour to express your emotions and moods. Annual exhibitions include the ‘ARC WOMEN'S SHOW’

Exhibition proposals from individual artists and groups are welcome and we encourage you to plan 12 months ahead, contact the Gallery Coordinator with your idea and Exhibition guidelines are available from the arc office.  Solo and group shows attract payment of gallery hire for a minimum of 2 weeks with no commission on sales - if transactions are handled by the artist themselves.

Curated Exhibitions such as 'My Big Backyard: Reflections on Landscape', 2017 showcase a particular theme or media relevant to those artists invited to participate. Open hours with staff attending are 12 till 4pm Tuesday to Friday, 11 am till 3 pm on Saturdays.

gippsland sculpture exhibition 2019 April 5 - June 1

Paul Jesse, 'Forms of Being'

Opening Saturday 6th April 12-4pm. Presentation of awards at 1pm. Click HERE for your invitation

For a full Calender of Events during the exhibition click HERE

The prizes include:

Allen Prize for Exterior Sculpture $5,000
Glover Prize for Interior Sculpture $2,000
Harry Ballis People's Choice Award $1,000
The Judges are Colin Suggett & Catherine Larkins. Please see the dedicated website for information on this amazing Yinnar event in 2019.

small art in Sparc april 6 - June 1

An opportunity for two dimensional works (under 15 x 15cm), cards & jewellery

This pop-up display will run the same dates and times as the Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition. INFORMATION and ENTRY FORM or speak with Gallery coordinators on Friday afternoons.

winter journey june 8 - july 6

Solo exhibition of 24 paintings by Lucy Chapman. Opening Event on Sat 15 June.
" The Winter Journey project, involving paintings taking their inspiration from the twenty-four poems of Schubert’s Winterreise song cycle, is ideally suited to the genre of Nature Surrealism. Realistic images are taken from nature and combined in unexpected, even impossible, juxtapositions. Thus, the varied imagery contained in any given poem can be accommodated through artistic licence into an unlikely whole in which I am able to share with the viewer my responses to the poems". Join the artist for a free Opening Event at 2pm on Saturday 15 June, with pianist Brian Chapman and Baritone Nathan Lay performing works by Franz Schubert. Guest Speaker Peter Bandy. Complimentary antipasto and Wine Tasting. RSVP to 561310 or 0407 252714.
Lucy will talk with visitors about the exhibition each Saturday it runs, from 11.30 - 12.30.

winter journey - sunday june 16

Admission: Adult $30   Arc Member/Concession: $25   Student: $15
Enquiries  Tel. 0438 078969


local entanglement with birds june 8 - july 6

 Solo exhibition of works on paper by Miriam Potts in the SParc gallery

The artist's question: In what ways do birds interact with us? This exhibition investigates our relations with local birds. Combining traditional print methods with digital media, works contemplate relations between birds and urban places. Opening Event 2 pm Saturday 15 June.

image: Miriam Potts, Corella Parrot, 2018, digital collage from monoprint and photograph, dimensions variable.

annual women's exhibition - WHole - march 1-30

altWHole is the theme for this years Annual Women's Show.

Open to all Female artists to exhibit work that relates (or not) to the theme of wholeness. Entry Forms are available here. Please note the opening event is Saturday 9 March 2-4pm and the works will be on show from March 1.

un cri-de-coeur march 2-30

  Drawings & Prints by Wendy Flack in the SParc gallery

Symbols are used to communicate, producing vivid sensitive drawings. "The snake remains the key symbol in my works, a symbol that represents protection, transformation, re-birth and growth. The inner serpent is the spiritual energy that rises from within with the discovery and awakening of inner knowledge. This comes through spiritual practices or in response to life events, known in Hinduism and in Yoga practices as the ‘Kundalini’ it is the rising energy and consciousness that brings mind, body and soul together as one".
Opening event Saturday 9 March at 2pm.

Summer Daze Feb 9 - 23, 2019

altOpen Entry Group Exhibition on the theme of Summer

 Opening event Sat 9 February, 2-4pm. All artists are welcome to be part of this exhibition with any style or medium of art.

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Winners Announced!
Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition April 6 - June 1, 2019
Interior Sculpture: Efrossini Chaniotis "House and Bird", mixed media, 45x100x25cm

Exterior sculpture: Jimmy Rix "I've Got This Chicken Legs" Cor-10 Steel, 260x265x55cm

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