Exhibitions

Featured Exhibitions

Mar 17, 2017Mar 30, 2017

Perspectives
Rudiger Wasser

Byron photographer, Rudiger presents work from the last five years - the title referring to his particular style of photography which is based on his innate perspective and eye for detail, particularly in the architectural oeuvre.

Mar 29, 2017May 6, 2017

If These Halls Could Talk
Frances Belle Parker

As part of Arts Northern Rivers 'If These Halls Could Talk' project Yaegl artist Frances Belle Parker transformed Eatonsville Hall. The work offers a space to reflect on the many histories of the hall.

Apr 26, 2017May 21, 2017

Coming Home
Corrina Mclaughlin

A rediscovery of self through returning home after a long absense. Images that signify the artist’s connection to place, a depiction of the bond with the idea of ‘home’ is explored through this body of work. Launch: Thursday 27 April 5.30pm-7.30pm

Mar 3, 2017Jun 18, 2017

Slipstitch
Group Show

Slipstitch presents an Australian perspective on the contemporary uptake of embroidery by a new generation of artists, and aims to introduce a contemporary audience to the capacity of embroidery for drawing and communication in this mode.

All Exhibitions

Mar 1, 2017Mar 26, 2017

Our Ballina Table
Group Show

A beautiful ‘foodscape’ of a community emerged. This exhibition is a selection of the best food and landscape photography from a coffee-table style recipe book, together with the book itself, produced by the Ballina community. Launch 5:30-7:30 Mar 4.

Mar 1, 2017Mar 26, 2017

If These Halls Could Talk
Group Show

If These Halls Could Talk was a multi-arts project developed by Arts Northern Rivers. This exhibition showcases the work produced by H.W. Collective & Spaghetti Circus, Roundabout Theatre and Joey Ruigrok van der Werven.

Mar 17, 2017Mar 30, 2017

Perspectives
Rudiger Wasser

Byron photographer, Rudiger presents work from the last five years - the title referring to his particular style of photography which is based on his innate perspective and eye for detail, particularly in the architectural oeuvre.

Mar 9, 2017Apr 3, 2017

Two B | Betty and Boris
John Walters

John continues his morning walks and has been befriended by 2 pug dogs, taking their masters for a walks. These friendly little creatures with their up turned noses and curly tails, have inspired him to create their images from chicken wire.

Mar 24, 2017Apr 5, 2017

Feeling Like A Suicase
Group Show

Come view the works of artists Sabine Brosche, Marlene Tholen & Laura Tate at the BSA Project Space. Official Opening 24 March 2017, 6-8pm. Block Out Poetry Workshop 1 April, 11.30-12.30.

Mar 3, 2017Apr 16, 2017

Objects Of Desire | Contemporary Clay
Group Show

This is an exhibition about material transforming from a lump of dirt into a myriad of forms. Clay is an expressive material, from the belly of a bowl to the gestural marks of an abstract sculpture, there is something seductive about clay.

Mar 3, 2017Apr 16, 2017

The Continuity Of Life
Maki Horanai

The paintings of Maki Horanai display a unique and imaginative combination of artistic sensibilities, transporting the viewer into a fantastic world of dreams. Horanai’s work defies any single label, yet has its own immediately recognisable style.

Mar 19, 2017Apr 21, 2017

Northern Bliss
Latesha Houston

Northern Bliss is a celebration of the spectacular natural highlights of the Northern Rivers of NSW through the use of the bright and bold movement of colour.

Mar 29, 2017Apr 23, 2017

Southern Cross Small Schools
Group Show

A creative arts and creative thinking challenge for local Primary School students. The exhibition is a showcase of the creative results of students being challenged to think outside the box. Launch Event: Thursday 30 March 5.30pm - 7:30pm.

Mar 29, 2017Apr 23, 2017

Pixel The Past
Group Show

Alstonville High School students, the Plateau’s Historical Society and digital media creators Duke Albada, Susie Forster and Karenza Ebejer have worked together to produce new digital media histories from the shire. Launch: Thursday 30 March 5.30pm.

Mar 29, 2017Apr 23, 2017

Loud In The Gallery
Group Show

LOUD is a dynamic exhibition celebrating National Youth Week, with final year works on showcase from secondary schools in the Ballina Shire. Launch Event: Thursday 30 March 5.30pm - 7:30pm

Mar 29, 2017May 6, 2017

If These Halls Could Talk
Frances Belle Parker

As part of Arts Northern Rivers 'If These Halls Could Talk' project Yaegl artist Frances Belle Parker transformed Eatonsville Hall. The work offers a space to reflect on the many histories of the hall.

Feb 17, 2017May 21, 2017

Tumbulgum and the Countdown to Midnight
Group Show

This exhibition draws from documentation gathered from If These Halls Could Talk; a multi-arts project managed by Arts Northern Rivers celebrating halls and the role they play in our communities.

Apr 26, 2017May 21, 2017

Falling Into Place
Tanja Taljaard

Winner of the innaugral Byron School of Art Student Prize, Tanja Taljaard, presents an exhibition of works reflecting upon distilled every day moments and altered memories. Launch Event: Thursday 27 April 5.30pm - 7:30pm

Apr 26, 2017May 21, 2017

Secret Female Signatures
Georgie Maddox

Secret Female Signatures is an exhibition designed to give women a voice through the powerful medium of visual art. Launch Event: Thursday 27 April 5.30pm - 7:30pm

Apr 26, 2017May 21, 2017

Coming Home
Corrina Mclaughlin

A rediscovery of self through returning home after a long absense. Images that signify the artist’s connection to place, a depiction of the bond with the idea of ‘home’ is explored through this body of work. Launch: Thursday 27 April 5.30pm-7.30pm

Mar 8, 2017Jun 4, 2017

Concrete 2
Damien O’Mara

Throughout the history of art photography, the concrete form has been used to symbolise pervasive and dominant social forces. The works reflect a gradual shift away from the regimentation of Modern societies.

Apr 2, 2017Jun 18, 2017

Heirlooms of the Future
Group Show

This exhibition displays the work by local textile and embroidery group, Loose Threads. They use traditional techniques with a contemporary interpretation, demonstrating excellence in embroidery, confidence in design and a love of textiles.

Mar 3, 2017Jun 18, 2017

Slipstitch
Group Show

Slipstitch presents an Australian perspective on the contemporary uptake of embroidery by a new generation of artists, and aims to introduce a contemporary audience to the capacity of embroidery for drawing and communication in this mode.

Apr 21, 2017Jun 18, 2017

Drawn To Print
David Fairbairn

Renowned portraitist David Fairbairn is well known for his large mixed media drawings. Although this aspect of his practice continues, in recent years he has worked almost exclusively on large scale etchings.

Apr 21, 2017Jun 18, 2017

Slow Light… Celestial
Colleen DaRosa

Colleen DaRosa employes techniques in which reflection and refraction of light create a glow of colour. As one’s view point changes, light becomes a more palpable force.

Jun 10, 2016Jul 16, 2017

A - Z: the alphabet in art
Group Show

Drawn from our collection, this playful exhibition brings together a curious combination of works inspired by the alphabet.

Mar 17, 2017Jul 30, 2017

Guy Maestri
Guy Maestri

During 2016 Sydney-based artist Guy Maestri spent time in the Gallery’s Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residency Studio. The aim of the residency was to commence the development of a body of work for this solo exhibition

Jun 30, 2017Sep 17, 2017

Words and Pictures
David Hockney

The Gallery is thrilled to present these works, which include colourful portraits of the artist’s mother and a self-portrait, alongside the British Council Collection.

May 26, 2017Nov 19, 2017

Surrender
Joshua Yeldham

Surrender explores the distinctive figurative and landscape work of Joshua Yeldham, one of Australia’s most original and creative contemporary visual artists.