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Past Exhibitions


Farewell, Whiskers Creek • Kerry McInnis
2 August 2019 - 22 August 2019

Kerry McInnis's new work focuses on an unassuming small waterway, Whiskers Creek, that makes its way through the hills of Carwoola, in the Canberra region, emptying its scant water into the Molongo River.

20 July 2019 - 31 July 2019

An exhibition of collectable art sourced from private collections around Australia.

Driftless - Paintings of Stone and Mist • Neil Taylor
21 June 2019 - 17 July 2019

In his new exhibition, Neil Taylor focuses on the sandstone cliffs and valleys of the Blue Mountains. When Charles Darwin first laid eyes on the massive cliffs of the Blue Mountains in 1836, he was deeply impressed by their ability to convey a window

Suspended • Christopher Orchard
23 May 2019 - 19 June 2019

Christopher Orchard's new body of work makes reference to the act of reading, or to the elevated feeling of suspension experienced when reading and absorbing text and images during a space of time. A kind of transcendence.

Pop Up 4-Day Exhibition • Chris Antico
16 May 2019 - 21 May 2019
Abstraction : The Feeling of Being Inisde • Genevieve Carroll, Al Poulet, Minnie Pwerle & Judith White
13 April 2019 - 14 May 2019

With every mark, dab and daub, the artists in Wagner Contemporary's exhibition, 'The Feeling of Being Inside', express the ineffable, the tangible, and the transcendent.

Being Home • Eleanor Millard
21 March 2019 - 11 April 2019

Eleanor Millard's new series captures memories and imaginings of the coastal landscape of Victoria. Hazy seaside cottages and faint structures

Dickheads + Demons • Nigel Sense
1 March 2019 - 21 March 2019

For his debut show with Wagner Contemporary, Nigel Sense invokes the everyday and the fantastical in a suite of paintings that revisit one of the artist’s favourite subjects, the working lives of Australian blokes,

Summer Exhibition • Gallery Artists
12 January 2019 - 26 February 2019

An exhibition featuring an impressive range of new work from some of the gallery's established and early-career artists. We also invite you to


40/40 PROJECT • Gallery and guest artists
8 December 2018 - 22 December 2018

Wagner Contemporary is proud to present the 40/40 Project - our annual exhibition of small works by gallery and guest artists. 

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,