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Past Exhibitions

2018

Light • Melissa Egan
10 November 2018 - 3 December 2018

Melissa Egan’s new works contain the charming and whimsical story-tale imagery for which she is well-known and celebrated. Her narratives evoke a particular emotive experience or event and her characters are full of personality. 

I am • Dagmar Cyrulla
13 October 2018 - 6 November 2018

In her forthcoming exhibition, Dagmar Cyrulla explores what it is to be human - the home rituals, the myriad of choices made, and moments had, incorporating a particular focus on the complex relationship women have with the virtual world.

Group Show - Newly Consigned Work • Gallery Artists
22 September 2018 - 11 October 2018

A vibrant exhibition featuring a range of new work to the gallery.

Boundless • Melinda Schawel
13 September 2018 - 16 September 2018

Following the presentation of her new series to an international audience at Art Central Hong Kong in March, 2018, Melinda Schawel showcases, 'Boundless', at Sydney Contemporary.

Flat earth theory • Bec Juniper
25 August 2018 - 19 September 2018

Australia is flat and so I paint it that way; this is where my work gets its meaning. The idiosyncratic and many times counter-intuitive process of interaction, between water and earth, and between elements across the horizontal surface of the canvas,

Harbour: Water in the Urban Environment • Judith White
1 August 2018 - 22 August 2018

Judith White’s exciting new series explores the notion of water in urban environments. Water in landscape has been a recurring theme for the artist and this show highlights its interaction with the landmarks and infrastructure of working harbours and ports,

Interiors • Rosemary Valadon
7 July 2018 - 30 July 2018

This much-awaited exhibition features recent major works of Rosemary Valadon’s private world, unveiling the interiors of the artist’s mind, guiding our eye through patterns, light and the rich colours of personal objects and furnishings in her creative space and studio.

From the Studio • Margaret Woodward
15 June 2018 - 4 July 2018

Wagner Contemporary has been offered a limited release of drawings and paintings from the artist's studio. This largely unseen collection of works, by one of Australia's highly respected female artists, presents a rare opportunity to overview Woodward's tremendous scope of work from different periods of her career.

Highland • Min-Woo Bang
19 May 2018 - 12 June 2018

Experiencing Min-Woo Bang's landscapes is like being immersed in nature and feeling its different states of change. In his new series, Highland, the viewer is invited to contemplate each work intimately through subtle pictorial devises.

Head On Photo Festival • Emma Hack
5 May 2018 - 15 May 2018

Featuring two new series by Emma Hack: 'Geometric' and 'Flight of Fancy' (painted installations).

Emma Hack is known for her photographs of painted human bodies that merge with patterned backgrounds, producing a chameleon-like camouflage effect.

Painted Black • Collectable artists
29 March 2018 - 30 April 2018

Black can be a very expressive colour for artists. Although often perceived as a tool for describing emotion, it is also used as a device for conveying light, building texture or creating density or space within the picture plane.

Rumpus Room • Nick Hall
1 March 2018 - 27 March 2018

Nick Hall’s new series, 'Rumpus Room', explores critical narratives of modern relationships between humans, and between humans and nature, depicting feelings of a yearning for control.

2017 - 2018

Summer Show • Selected Artists
16 December 2017 - 28 February 2018

This popular annual exhibition showcases an incredible collection of impressive contemporary and modern works of art, including new works in stock as well as rare collectable pieces sourced from private collections around Australia.

2017

40/40 PROJECT • Annual Highlight
18 November 2017 - 13 December 2017

Min-Woo Bang, Dagmar Cyrulla, Melissa Egan, David Fairbairn, Sai-Wai Foo, Nick Hall, Mark Hislop, Marcella Kaspar, Deborah Marks, Kerry McInnis, Eleanor Millard, Christopher Orchard, Nick Stathopoulos, Neil Taylor, Rosemary Valadon, Judith White, Jo Young.

14 Paintings from Dawn • Neil Taylor
21 October 2017 - 15 November 2017

For most of my painting life my abiding interest has been light - it's both the medium and the message of painting.

Painters are obsessed with beginnings and I'm starting on a series now of works now which show the beginnings of light.

More than just the daily dawn of the sun they show this in the most ancient and primaeval context : emerging from the ocean or casting light into the deep recesses of the forest.

Small Levitation | And exclusive Sydney Book Launch • Christopher Orchard
23 September 2017 - 18 October 2017

PREVIEWING AT SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 
BOOTH A05 | 7-10 SEPTEMBER
Christopher Orchard’s paintings and drawings contain the hall-marks of fine draughtsmanship in their composition, sure line and imaginative scope. The breadth and possibilities of meanings his work opens up, through narrative and technique, offer the viewer a multifaceted journey rather than any predictable outcome.  

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