Upcoming and current exhibitions not to miss in the region

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Upcoming and current exhibitions not to miss in the region

Here at Forte we’re all about celebrating arts, culture and music happenings in the region, so here are a few exhibitions coming up for you to join in on the fun.

Trio Exhibition
Where: Boom Gallery, Newtown
When: Running until May 20

Known for running multiple exhibitions at once, Boom Gallery is currently hosting collections from Anita Beaney, Michelle Kettle and Katie Eraser. The works vary from graphic, abstract style pieces to realist paintings.

Where: Courthouse Youth Arts Gallery
When: Running until Friday, May 19

Artists Louise Meuwissen and Petra Nicel explore the relationship between organic forms and unexpected materiality through intricate and methodical processes. The exhibition features various textures, colours and line work.


War is Stupid
Where: Little Creatures, South Geelong
When: Opening Thursday, May 4 at 7pm

An exhibition featuring illustrations by Joshua Maxwell de Hoog on one panoramic 4.2metre piece of paper, the content “looks at the brainwashing of men and stupidity of war in a raw and honest depicition”.

An Intimate Death
Where: UBU Gallery, Fyansford
When: Opening Friday, May 12 at 6pm

In a collection that both explores and celebrates the majestic pain of intimacy, loneliness and the longing for love, Stacey Williams will present a series of paintings in her first exhibition for some time. Musician Alister Turrill will be performing on the night as well.

Where: KARINGallery, Geelong
When: Opening night Friday, May 5, running until June 5

Bryce Morgan and Courtney Ward have teamed up to bring you Intricacies. This will be Courtney Ward’s third exhibition for the year, who is well known for exploring themes of sexuality and femininity through photography, graphic design and illustration work.


Guirguis New Art Prize
Where: Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
When: Until May 14

GNAP is a national, biennial, acquisitive, contemporary art axhibition with a pretty sizeable prize for one lucky recipient. This year’s winner was Yhonnie Scarce, but the exhibition also features works by Abdul Abdullah, Joel Arthur, Erin Coates, DAMP and many more.

Main image sourced from Boom Gallery.