Judy Watson

 

Helga Groves, Raquel Ormella, Judy Watson: 'Limitless Horizon: Vertical Perspective', GOMA

Posted 26/08/2017

 Limitless Horizon: Vertical Perspective draws together an array of artistic approaches that represent the landscape from a vertical perspective, including work by Helga Groves, Raquel Ormella, Judy Watson. Many of the artists in this exhibition remind us how the conceptual parameters of mapping can change our perception of place. The exhibition opens on Saturday 26 August and runs until Sunday 25 March 2018.

Judy Watson: 'Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art', RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

Posted 03/08/2017

Judy Watson's interactive database of massacres of Indigenous communities across Australia the names of places is being exhibited as part of Experimenta Make Sense: Triennial of Media Art at the RMIT Gallery. Experimenta is where creativity and technology collide.

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Judy Watson: Blood: attract & repel, Science Gallery, Melbourne

Posted 30/06/2017

From biological fluid to artistic medium, BLOOD: Attract & Repel is a powerful collision of arts and science that will take you on a journey of scientific discovery, social taboo and self-identity. This exhibition features 22 artworks and a diverse public program of events exploring six key sub themes: taboo, stigma, identity, giving, health and future. Read more.

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Dale Harding and Judy Watson: 'Defying Empire: Third National Indigenous Art Triennial' Opens

Posted 27/05/2017

 Work by artists Dale Harding and Judy Watson can be seen at Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Defying Empire brings the works of 30 contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country into the national spotlight.

A Decolonial Geographic: Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania

Posted 11/04/2017

Under the Devonport Regional Gallery’s Guest Curator Program, artist and curator Fernando do Campo brings together the work of 11 artists, including Richard Bell, Judy Watson and Jon Cattapan, who engage with pictorial, material and philosophical questions that rethink misleading representations of the Australian landscape in A decolonial geographic.

Defying Empire 2017: Artists announced

Posted 05/04/2017

The National Gallery of Australia has just launched its website for the 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial. Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial brings the works of 30 contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country into the national spotlight. Included in the exhibition are Judy Watson and Dale Harding.

THE DUST NEVER SETTLES: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM, ST. LUCIA

Posted 28/03/2017

'The Dust Never Settles' is a group exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum that draws on its collection to explore works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved. The exhibition includes work by Khadim Ali, Richard Bell & Emory Douglas, Gordon Bennett, Bonita Ely, Dale Harding, Raquel Ormella, Luke Roberts and Judy Watson and runs from Wednesday 12 April to Sunday 30 July.

JUDY WATSON: 'TOW ROW' 2016 UNVEILED, GALLERY OF MODERN ART

Posted 02/12/2016

Judy Watson's new public sculpture 'tow row' 2016 has been unveiled outside the Gallery of Modern Art as part of celebrations for GOMA's tenth birthday. The work features as part of 'Sugar Spin', an ambitious and large-scale exhibition of contemporary works from the QAGOMA collection, organised in conjunction with the broader program of celebrations.

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GORDON BENNETT, IAN BURN, JUDY WATSON, SANDRA SELIG, LUKE ROBERTS, TIM JOHNSON, VERNON AH KEE, EUGENE CARCHESIO & STUART RINGHOLT: GOMA TURNS 10 & SUGAR SPIN

Posted 25/11/2016

The work of Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Eugene Carchesio, Luke Roberts, Tim Johnson, Vernon Ah Kee, Sandra Selig and Stuart Ringholt features as part of 'Sugar Spin', a large-scale and ambitious exhibition featuring work from the QAGOMA collection and new commissions, such as Judy Watson's 'tow row' 2016. The exhibition is situated at the Gallery of Modern Art and is part of the Gallery's tenth birthday celebrations 'GOMA Turns 10'.

Judy Watson in East Coast Encounters at Caboolture Regional Gallery

Posted 26/10/2016

Judy Watson is exhibting at Caboolture Regional Gallery as part of the the National Maritime Museum's exhibition East Coast Encounters which is a touring exhibition. 

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Review of Black Mist Burnt Country featuring Judy Watson

Posted 18/10/2016

Black Mist Burnt Country is an exhibition touring NSW, VIC, SA and QLD until 2019. Read the view of the exhibiton which features Judy Watson's 'bomb drawings' (1995) here

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Judy Watson's film 'the keepers' at MUMA

Posted 20/09/2016

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Judy Watson at 'Zero Metres Above Sea Level' - CrossArts Projects

Posted 16/09/2016

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Judy Watson 'the names of places' at IMA, Green Screen

Posted 01/09/2016


Judy Watson's 'the names of places' presents research-based mapping of Aboriginal massacre sites across the country.

A significant aspect of the project is an invitation extended by Watson to the Australian public to contribute any knowledge of such massacres to be incorporated into a database and website, which will be part of the evolving project.

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JUDY WATSON: MAPPING AUSTRALIA, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ABORIGINAL ART, UTRECHT

Posted 17/08/2016

Judy Watson's work features as part of 'Mapping Australia: Country to Cartography', a major, upcoming exhibition organised by and exhibited at the AAMU Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Utrecht, Netherlands. The exhibition opens 4 October 2016 and runs until 15 January 2017. Read more. 

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JUDY WATSON: MAJOR PUBLIC ART WORK COMMISSION, QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY / GALLERY OF MODERN ART, BRISBANE

Posted 02/08/2016

Judy Watson has been selected to create a major public artwork to be positioned adjacent to the entry of Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). The Queensland Indigenous Art Public Art Commission provides a unique opportunity for a new commission by a Queensland-based Indigenous artist to coincide with the 10th anniversary celebrations of GOMA's opening.

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BEYOND THE TOWER: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM

Posted 19/07/2016

The University of Queensland Art Museum celebrates its 40th year with the exhibition 'Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting', profiling the museum's significant collection. Curated by Director Campbell Gray and Curator Samantha Littley, the exhibition includes work by Madonna Staunton, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Gordon Hookey, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Aleks Danko, Judy Watson, Luke Roberts, and Tim Johnson.

JUDY WATSON: NGARUNGA NANGAMA, CALM WATER DREAM, 200 GEORGE ST SYDNEY

Posted 14/06/2016

Judy Watson's latest public art commission, 'ngarunga nangama, calm water dream' will be unveiled next week at 200 George Street, Sydney. Drawing on Watson's etching and painting practice, the imagery of water and artefacts have been rendered in close to 265m2 of sandstone. 

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Tate-MCA Acquisition of Gordon Bennett, Judy Watson and Vernon Ah Kee

Posted 13/05/2016

Judy Watson at Tarrawarra Museum

Posted 30/04/2016

Judy Watson will be part of a panel discussion at Tarrawarra Art Museum with Danie Mellor, Imants Tillers and Justin Clemens. 

This forum will discuss their work in relation to the question of 'landscape'. 7th May, 2PM

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http://www.twma.com.au/events/panorama-forum/

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Judy Watson - Borders, Barriers, Walls @ MUMA

Posted 14/04/2016

Borders, barriers and walls delineate this group exhibition of Australian and international artists. It reflects on how these contested and complex forms shape the world, producing situations of separation, isolation or thwarted passage across the globe.

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With Secrecy and Despatch - Judy Watson, Dale Harding, Gordon Bennett and Vernon Ah Kee

Posted 07/04/2016

The unacknowledged histories of frontier violence and genocide are explored in a major new international exhibition at the Campbelltown Arts Centre. With a focus on the deterioration of relations between British settlers and indigenous peoples, this exhibition traces the beginning of a long and bloody history which begins with Governor Macquarie, April 17, 1816.

JUDY WATSON: LIVING WATERS, OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM OF MONACO

Posted 16/03/2016

The work of Judy Watson features as part of 'Living Waters' at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco from 24 March to 30 September 2016. 'Living Waters' is curated by Erica Izett and is exhibited within the broader exhibition 'Taba Naba - Australia, Oceania, Arts by People of the Sea'. Read more

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JUDY WATSON: Unsettled

Posted 15/03/2016

As part of the exhibition Unsettled Judy Watson will present a talk with Jonathan Jones at the National Museum Australia. The event runs 12.30-1.30pm Wednesday 16 March 2016. Read more.

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JUDY WATSON: The scarifier, TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART

Posted 06/02/2016

The exhibition 'Judy Watson: the scarifier' opens at the TarraWarra Museum of Art 12 March and will run until 31 July 2016. Judy will present a new major installation that responds to the Museum's location and the surrounding Yarra Valley area. For further information please click here.

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JUDY WATSON & VERNON AH KEE, Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia, Harvard Art Museums, MA

Posted 27/01/2016

Work by Judy Watson and Vernon Ah Kee features in the upcoming exhibition 'Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia' at Harvard Art Museums, MA. The Exhibition includes over seventy works from both public and private collections. Most works have never been seen outside Australia. As part of the opening events Vernon Ah Kee will be in conversation with Curator Stephen Gilchrist 6-7 pm, 4 February 2016.

Judy Watson: Artist and Empire: Facing Britain's Imperial Past, Tate Britain, London

Posted 09/12/2015

Three prints by Judy Watson are currently on display at the Tate Britain, London as part of the major exhibition 'Artist and Empire'. The works developed from Watson's exploration of British museological collections and refer to samples of bones, skin and hair held in these collections that come from areas in northern Australia occupied by Watson's ancestors. The exhibition runs until 10 April 2016. Read more.

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Judy Watson: Unsettled, National Museum of Australia

Posted 09/12/2015

Judy Watson presents new work as part of the exhibition 'Unsettled: Stories Within' currently on display at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra. The exhibition features responses from five of Australia's leading contemporary Indigenous artists to the National Museum of Australia's concurrent exhibition 'Encounters', which includes material from the British Museum's permanent collection. 'Unsettled' runs until 28 March 2016.

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VERNON AH KEE, JUDY WATSON, RICHARD BELL & EMORY DOUGLAS: WHEN SILENCE FALLS, AGNSW

Posted 28/10/2015

Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Judy Watson, Richard Bell and Emory Douglas will be on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of the upcoming exhibition 'When Silence Falls'. Opening 1 December 2015 the exhibition will run until 1 May 2016. For further details about the show please read more.

VERNON AH KEE & JUDY WATSON: SALTWATER COUNTRY, CAIRNS REGIONAL GALLERY

Posted 23/10/2015

The group exhibition Saltwater Country opens today at Cairns Regional Gallery and will run until 29 November 2015. The exhibition features work by Vernon Ah Kee and Judy Watson. Read more.

GORDON BENNETT & JUDY WATSON: 21, CASULA POWERHOUSE

Posted 03/10/2015

Significant works by Judy Watson and the late Gordon Bennett feature as part of the large scale exhibition 21, celebrating Casula Powerhouse's 21st birthday. The exhibition opens 17 October and runs until 29 November. Read more

VERNON AH KEE & JUDY WATSON: SALTWATER COUNTRY, GOLD COAST CITY GALLERY

Posted 10/09/2015

New work by Vernon Ah Kee and Judy Watson is currently on display until 3 October at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery. The group exhibition Saltwater Country focuses on Indigenous artists' depiction and connection with the sea and water's edge. Read more.

JUDY WATSON: INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA - ENDURING CIVILISATION, BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON

Posted 09/04/2015

The work of Judy Watson features as part of the ambitious exhibition 'Indigenous Australia - Enduring Civilisation' at the British Museum from 23 April to 2 August. The exhibition is the first major exhibition in the UK to present a history of Indigenous Australia through objects, and will celebrate the cultural strength and resilience of both Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.

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JUDY WATSON: WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS VISUAL ARTS AWARD 2015

Posted 21/03/2015

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Judy Watson has been awarded the 2015 Australia Council for the Arts Visual Art Award. The Australia Council Visual Arts Awards acknowledges the exceptional achievements of an Australian artist and an arts professional who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of Australian art. Judy was presented with the award on Thursday 19 March.

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JUDY WATSON: THE GUARDIAN

Posted 10/03/2015

The work of Judy Watson features as part of The Guardian's ongoing feature on the effects of climate change. Watson's work Pisonia with acidification graph 2009 accompanies a new article by renowned American environmentalist Bill McKibben. Read more. 

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JUDY WATSON: DAUGHTERS MOTHERS

Posted 20/02/2015

Daughters Mothers, an exhibition of the creative exchanges between four daughter-mother partnerships opens March 4 at the SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney. The exhibition will feature work by Judy Watson and her mother Joyce Watson. Read more.

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VERNON AH KEE & JUDY WATSON: SALTWATER COUNTRY, GOLD COAST CITY GALLERY

Posted 15/07/2014

Vernon Ah Kee and Judy Watson present new work as part of Saltwater Country, a large-scale exhibition looking at Indigenous artists' depiction and connection with the sea and water's edge. Opening 19 July and running until 31 August at the Gold Coast City Gallery, the travelling exhibition will tour both nationally and internationally. Read more. 

JUDY WATSON: NOOSA REGIONAL GALLERY

Posted 02/07/2014

Noosa Regional Gallery presents a suite of three exhibitions by Judy Watson, including heron island 2009-10, sacred ground beating heart and experimental beds. The exhibition runs from 3 July - 24 August 2014, Judy Watson will give an artist talk this Friday 4 July at 9.30am. Read more. 

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Judy Watson in East Coast Encounter at the Australian National Maritime Museum

Posted 21/06/2014

Judy Watson is exhibiting in 'East Coast Encounter: re-imagining the 1770 encounter' at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Runs until 24 August.

http://www.anmm.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=2230

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CONFLICT: CONTEMPORARY RESPONSES TO WAR, UQ ART MUSEUM

Posted 09/05/2014

MY COUNTRY: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM BLACK AUSTRALIA

Posted 27/03/2014

'My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia' opens tomorrow Friday 28 March at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki. The exhibition presents over 100 works by over 40 artists, including Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Judy Watson and Gordon Hookey. My Country showcases the breadth of recent work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and the connections the artists have with their land and nation. The exhibition runs until 20 July 2014.

JUDY WATSON: WRITTEN ON THE BODY

Posted 20/03/2014

Judy Watson and Diana Young have co-curated 'Written on the Body', an object-focused exhibition at the University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, drawing on a number of collections to generate new relationships and a commentary on the past in the present.  Read more

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Judy Watson: Théâtre du Monde

Posted 15/10/2013

Judy Watson is included in Théâtre du Monde at La Maison Rouge, Paris running 19 October 2012 - 12 January 2013. The exhibition tours from MONA in Hobart from their exhibition Theatre of the World

http://www.lamaisonrouge.org/IMG/pdf/Orig_0000648_000_046_Dossier_presse_Theatre_Monde.pdf

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THÉÂTRE DU MONDE: Judy Watson & Vernon Ah Kee

Posted 09/10/2013

Judy Watson and Vernon Ah Kee will have works in the Museum of Old and New Art's exhbition Théâtre du Monde, travelling to La Maison Rouge in Paris. The exhibition runs from 18 October 2013 - 12 January 2014.

http://www.lamaisonrouge.org/spip.php?article1048

Australia: The Royal Academy of Arts, London

Posted 18/09/2013

Tim Johnson, Judy Watson, Gordon Bennett, and Vernon Ah Kee are featured in the exhibition Australia at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. The exhibition runs 21 September - 8 December 2013.

http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/australia

Reading the Space: Contemporary Australian Drawing 4

Posted 22/08/2013

Jon Cattapan, Judy Watson and Rosslynd Piggott will feature in Reading the Space: Contemporary Australian Drawing 4 at the New York Studio School. The exhibition runs 6 August - 6 September 2013.

http://www.nyss.org/exhibition/Cont-Aust-Draw-4/

University of Queensland Art Museum NEW 2013

Posted 16/08/2013

NEW 2013 will feature a selection of recent acquisitions to the University of Queensland Art Museum's collection, including Eugene Carchesio, Lucy Griggs, Ian Burn, Madonna Staunton, Gareth Sansom, Stuart Ringholt, Gordon Hookey, and Judy Watson. The exhibition runs 10 August - 15 December 2013.

http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=189719

The Melbourne Review

Posted 16/07/2013

Jon Cattapan, Judy Watson and Gordon Bennett feature in the Melbourne Review's review of (What's so Funny 'bout) Peace, Love and Understanding. The exhibition is currently being held at The Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Victoria until August 18.

http://www.melbournereview.com.au/arts/article/whats-so-funny-bout-peace-love-and-understanding

(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding...?

Posted 18/06/2013

Judy Watson, Gordon Bennett and Jon Cattapan will feature in the exhibition (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding...? at the Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, 22 June - 18 August.

More information: http://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/the_gallery_at_bacc_midwinter_masters_2013.htm

Voice and Reason

Posted 01/06/2013

Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Judy Watson, and Luke Roberts are included in Voice and Reason at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition runs 18 May - November 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/current/voice_and_reason

My Country, I Still Call Australia Home

Posted 31/05/2013

Gordon Bennett, Richard Bell, Judy Watson, Gordon Hookey, and Vernon Ah Kee will feature in My Country, I Still Call Australia Home at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition is the Gallery’s largest survey of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date. The exhibitions runs 1 June to 7 October 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/my_country

Judy Watson: Brisbane Times

Posted 12/04/2013

An article on Judy Watson's work water memory for the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) is featured on the Brisbane Times.

Read it here: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/towering-artwork-fuses-aboriginal-and-medical-history-20130411-2hmrw.html

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Judy Watson: experimental beds

Posted 16/02/2013

Henry Wiencek, expert on Thomas Jefferson, discusses Judy Watson's work experimental beds, which she made during a residency at Monticello in 2012.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkj7hfHiVsk&list=ECE389058E455D6AEB

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JUDY WATSON and Khaled Sabsabi: Taboo at the MCA

Posted 20/12/2012

Judy Watson and Khaled Sabsabi feature in Taboo at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. The exhibition runs from 19 December 2012 - 24 Janurary 2013.

http://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/taboo/

Propositions: Milani Gallery Pop Up Show.

Posted 05/12/2012

A pop up exhibition will open on Thursday 6th December from 6 - 8pm. Propositions will span over two warehouse spaces and will run from 6 - 11 December. The address is 78 Logan Rd Woolloongabba (100m down the road from Milani Gallery). 

Part One: Eugene Carchesio, Ross Manning and Sandra Selig. 

Part Two: Vernon Ah Kee, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Gordon Hookey, Peter Kennedy, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Stuart Ringholt, Madonna Staunton, Judy Watson. 

Making Change: Celebrating the 40 Years of Australia–China Diplomatic Relations

Posted 17/11/2012

A number of artists feature in Making Change: Celebrating the 40 Years of Australia–China Diplomatic Relations, showing in Beijing and Sydney. The exhibition surveys recent work by artists who are change-makers in their perception and portrayal of modern Australia.

http://www.acp.org.au/international/events/2012_making_changes

Vernon Ah Kee and Judy Watson: Theatre of the World @ MONA, Tasmania

Posted 13/07/2012

Vernon Ah Kee and Judy Watson's works are both featured in the current exhibtion Theatre of the World at the Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania. Theatre of the World engages, and rejects, the widely held notion that ancient and contemporary works of art are inherently different, and that we must burden the past with the weight of history. 

For more information: http://mona.net.au/media/27818/totw_dl.pdf

Theatre of the World: 23 June 2012 - 8 April 2013, The Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania. 

TIM JOHNSON, KHALED SABSABI, JUDY WATSON & ALAN MICHELSON IN THE SYDNEY BIENNALE

Posted 24/06/2012

Tim Johnson, Khaled Sabsabi, Judy Watson and Alan Michelson have been selected to participate in the 2012 Sydney Biennale: All our Relations. Co-curated by Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster, the Biennale opens June 27 and runs to 16 September.

JUDY WATSON in Contemporary Indigenous Art in Australia @ The Valencian Institute for Modern Art

Posted 03/03/2012

Judy Watsons work is currently on display at The Valencian Institute for Modern Art, Spain. The exhibition draws primarily from the private collection of Marc Sordello & Francis Missana and brings together 71 works from 58 artists from both urban and remote areas of Australia. For more information: http://www.ivam.es/en 

Contemporary Indigenous Art in Australia: The Valencian Institite for Modern Art, 31 January - 17 April 2012. 

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Contemporary Australia: Women @ Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Posted 16/02/2012

Works by Kirsty Bruce, Natalya Hughes, Sandra Selig and Judy Watson will be exhibited as part of a display contemporary Australian women artists at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition will be accompanied by public programs and a full colour publication with essays by Julie Ewington and Emily Maguire. For more information:http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/contemporary_australia_women/. 

Contemporary Australia: Women, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 21 April - 22 July 2012.

 

Ten Years of Contemporary Australian Art: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Posted 22/10/2011

A number of artists represented by Milani Gallery will be included in an upcoming exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Ten Years of Contemporary Art features highlights from the collection of James C. Sourris AM.

For more information: http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/ten_years_of_contemporary_art_the_james_c_sourris_am_collection

RECLAIMED: CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN ART @ BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY

Posted 22/10/2011

Works by Richard Bell and Judy Watson are currently on display as part of an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. Curated by Richard Perram, Reclaimed features work by seven leading contemporary Indigenous Australian artists. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, featuring an essay by Daniel Browning. Reclaimed, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, 7 October - 20 November, 2011. http://www.bathurstart.com.au/

Collaborative Witness @ UQ Art Museum

Posted 16/06/2011

Works by Jon Cattapan, Tim Johnson and Judy Watson will be on display at the University of Queensland Art Museum as part of an upcoming exhibition that looks at the plight of asylum seekers. Collaborative Witness: Artists' responses to the plight of the asylum seeker and refugee, curated by Dr. Prue Ahrens and Michele Helmrich, University of Queensland Art Museum, 11 June - 27 August, 2011. 

Art + Soul on ABC 1

Posted 13/10/2010

Richard Bell and Judy Watson feature in a new documentary series screening on ABC1. Written and presented by Hetti Perkins, curator of Indigenous art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art + Soul is a three part documentary series that considers the practice of a number of leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country. The series is accompanied by a major new publication from Melbourne University Press, as well as an exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Art + Soul, ABC1, Thursday, 8:30 pm.

Roundabout at City Gallery, Wellington

Posted 23/09/2010

Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio Tim Johnson, Raquel Ormella and Judy Watson feature in an upcoming exhibition at the City Gallery, Wellington.  roundabout will showcase major new works by 108 artists, both established and emerging, from around the world. roundabout, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand, 25 September 2010 - 16 January 2011. http://www.citygallery.org.nz/roundabout/

2010 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards

Posted 03/08/2010

Richard Bell & Judy Watson are finalists in this year's Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards. Both artists have recent works on display at the Art Gallery of Western Australia as part of the award exhibition, which runs until 3 January 2010. For more information:http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/WAIAA-2010/wa-indigenous-art-awards.asp

100 Years: Highlights from the University of Queensland Art Collection April 16 - July 4

Posted 17/04/2010

Historic and contemporary artworks will be juxtaposed in an exhibition that highlights the depth of collecting at UQ. Many artists are on display through July 4, including Ian Burn, Luke Roberts, Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Sandra Selig, Eugene Carchesio, Judy Watson, Tim Johnson, Madonna Staunton and many more. Read more here:  http://www.uq.edu.au/centenary/100-years-100-artworks

National Artists Self Portrait Prize

Posted 25/11/2009

Luke Roberts and Judy Watson are finalists in this year's National Artists' Self Portrait Prize at the University of Queensland Art Museum. The biennial, invitational only prize will be judged this year by Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney. The winner will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on November 27. University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia, Queensland, 28 November 2009-24 January, 2010. 

Terra Nullius

Posted 06/06/2009

An exhibition of contemporary Australian art at HALLE 14 in Leipzig, Germany  features works by Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon HookeyMike Parr & Judy Watson. Terra Nullius, curated by Frank Motz and Deborah Kelly, HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany, 1 May - 26 July, 2009.http://www.halle14.org/ausstellungen.html 

Judy Watson: blood language

Posted 06/06/2009

A major new monograph on the work of Judy Watson has been released by The Miegunyah Press (Melbourne University Publishing). Judy Watson: blood language features colour reproductions of many of the artist's seminal works, including paintings, works on paper, and sculptural installations,  complemented by insightful texts by Watson and Louise Martin Chew.

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