ART EXHIBITIONS, PROJECTS & EVENTS
Dr Noris Ioannou is an independent visual arts/cultural historian, writer. He is the author of eight major original books on Australian art and craft including Ceramics in South Australia 1836-1986: from folk to studio pottery, a visual arts/cultural history that traces the social and cultural interaction of people and clay from settlement to 1986, The Culture Brokers, published by Wakefield Press 1987 and a number of others. In addition, Noris has written many essays for national and international journals and magazine, including over 500 craft reviews published in the Adelaide Advertiser. He has won many awards including a Churchill Fellowship and curated exhibitions internationally. His Doctorate is in visual arts and archaeology.
Dr Noris Ioannou’ current book Vernacular Visions: A Folklife History of Australia: Art, Diversity, Storytelling, published in April by Wakefield Press has received high praise in reviews.
AIARTS has developed a COVID-SAFE PLAN and has Covid 19 safety precautions in place at the Gallery.
PAINTINGS FROM MYANMAR – BURMA
Art exhibited at Shamiana Indian Restaurant 16 Main Road Belair (Medical Plaza)
Opening on 22 February at 4pm, at the Restaurant. Exhibition on til May.
Open Tuesdays to Sundays 5pm to 9pm – exhibition closed due to Covid 19 restrictions
The paintings are based on temple murals of the ancient city of Bagan, Myanmar, Burma. They are painted on fabric in fine detail showing stories surrounding the life of Buddha with many animals, birds, plants and spirits combined with decorative elements and painted in vibrant colours. The murals have stylistic and iconographic similarities to north east Indian art.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION at AIARTS Gallery
AERIAL VIEWS OF KATI THANDA – LAKE EYRE
Opening 15 March on to 5 April – exhibition closed due to Covid 19 restrictions
Photographers Ross Pollock and Robert Dettman exhibit remarkable aerial photographs of Kati Thanda – Lake Eyre taken during the 2019 flood. Their enigmatic images reveal infinite variations in colour and texture. The lake floods rarely. When full, it is 9,500 square kilometres in size, the largest lake in Australia. The Arabana people hold native title over the lake and region. Their Dreaming story has the lake being formed when the hunter named Wilkuda threw down a kangaroo skin which transformed into Kati Thanda.
EXHIBITION June July 2020
LANDSCAPES – GEOFF WILSON
AERIAL VIEWS OF KATI THANDA – LAKE EYRE ROSS POLLOCK, ROBERT DETTMAN
ABORIGINAL ARTISTS – HALL GALLERY
SALA EXHIBITION at AIARTS GALLERY – 8 to 23 August open times Friday to Sunday 12 to 5pm
LAND AND HUMAN STRUCTURES
An exhibition of paintings and photographs that provide visual perspectives on the way humans have interacted with the land and built various structures on it such as buildings and roads. Photographers include Robert Dettman, Ross Pollock and Angelika. Artists are painters Jason Cordero and Geoff Wilson.
Image: Jason Cordero, Perhaps the day will never end
PROJECT AND EXHIBITION:
LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND THE LAND OF TJUKURPA
A project with an exhibition at AIARTS gallery and a visual presentation curated by Angelika Tyrone; artists include landscape artists and Aboriginal artists. The project and exhibition is a dialogue in presenting different views of the Australian land with an objective being to develop understandings across cultures, ie the Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The project will present each artist’s approach to the land and the visual works they create showing how different artists relate to place and how identity is connected to place. The visual presentation is portable, intended for viewing at various venues via projection.
Regina Jaugietis is an internationally renowned and award winning artist, working in painting sculpture and ceramics with specialisation in glaze technology. She exhibited internationally. Commissions including large wall murals and architectural works in Australia and internationally and was an innovator in the use of glass and glazes. She taught at the South Australian School of Art. The exhibition of works will include sculpture, ceramics and paintings. A visual presentation will show larger sculpture and wall murals.
MARCH TO APRIL 2020 – EXHIBITIONS
FEBRUARY TO END OF APRIL – EXHIBITION
Images of the art work from this exhibition can be viewed under International Art
WORKS BY ROSS POLLOCK
WORKS BY ROBERT DETTMAN
NOVEMBER 2019: LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION
Diverse depictions of landscape painting. Artists include Geoff Wilson, Jason Cordero and Winnie Pelz.
WORKS BY JASON CORDERO
WORKS BY WINNIE PELZ
WORKS BY GEOFF WILSON (see details)
GEOFF WILSON EXHIBITION
Works not marked sold are for sale
- Palettes contemplating blue hills like Heysen once painted 2016, 137×107 cm oil on linen
(This painting was a finalist in the Fleurieur Award 2016) SOLD
- A landscape of scattered whites 2016, 102 x 40 oil on linen SOLD
- Water tank and side rake 1990, 910 x 455 cm oil on linen N/A SOLD
- River Murray from Banrock Station’s graveyard 1999, 745 x 510 cm acrylic on board
- Composition in Grey 2008, 760 x 510 cm oil on linen SOLD
- New plantings Hindmarsh Island farm 2019, 61 x 40 cm oil on cotton canvas SOLD
- You get an ensuite with a sea view 1998, 770 x 610 cm oil on canvas on board
- Fog at Belair: my washing and quince tree 1981, 910 x 610 cm acrylic on canvas
- Landscape west of Pengilly Farmearly 1990’s, 910 x 510 cm oil on linen
- Zen and roof top landscape view from Korean Café, Belair Triangle 2019, 46 x 30 cm oil on canvas
- Shed structure Salt Creek Coorong 2006, 50 x 24 cm watercolour SOLD
- Farm shed with three gums 2008, 92 x 61.5 cm oil on canvas SOLD
Other painting in the exhibition borrowed from private collection for the exhibition:
- The farm near Ouyen Victoria 2012, 137.5 x 61.5 cm oil on canvas – NFS
(TBA): AIARTS PROJECT & EXHIBITION with Presentation
PROJECT TITLE: LANDSCAPE PAINTING AND THE LAND OF TJUKURRPA
A project with an exhibition at AIARTS gallery and a presentation curated by Angelika Tyrone.
Artists include landscape artists and Aboriginal artists (List of artists TBA). The project and exhibition is a dialogue in viewing, presenting and representing various versions of the Australian land with the objective being to develop understandings across cultures. The visual presentation is portable, intended for viewing at various venues.