Above & Below | Photographic exhibition by Matt Burgess & Matt Testoni
Dec
8
to Dec 15

Above & Below | Photographic exhibition by Matt Burgess & Matt Testoni

The Peninsula Above & Below exhibition is a collaboration between two photographers with a passion for the ocean, Matt Burgess and Matt Testoni. The exhibition presents a unique perspective of the Mornington Peninsula, showcasing ocean-inspired images from Above & Below. Burgess takes us Above the waves with his spectacular images featuring ocean landscapes of turbulent waves and stunning sunlight. Testoni shoots Below the surface, capturing the unique and beautiful inhabitants that lurk in the unique underwater world of the Peninsula.

Opening night: Fri 8 December, 6–9pm
Exhibition runs until: Thu 14 December

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Exhibition | Animal Memory by Wenona Matthews
Nov
5
to Nov 12

Exhibition | Animal Memory by Wenona Matthews

Animal Memory draws attention to the massive loss of the natural world we are currently undergoing and it’s parallel of cultural knowledge. The drawings within this exhibition focus on archetypal animals that have had strong mythological and cultural resonance within human societies over history.

Exhibition opening: Sun 5 November, 2–5pm
Exhibition runs until: Sun 12 November 2017

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Exhibition | Shaped by Time – Luke Tyrrell
Oct
28
to Nov 3

Exhibition | Shaped by Time – Luke Tyrrell

Shaped By Time is the first solo exhibition by local Mornington Peninsula artist Luke Tyrrell. This exhibition features an array of paintings and drawings which explore the rugged yet beautiful back beach coastline between Rye and Sorrento. Luke was inspired to produce the artwork for this exhibition during one of his numerous runs along the stunning but often deserted coastal trail that winds through the sand dunes. Luke has combined his passion for trail running and painting to collect stimulus in the form of photographs and sketches to produce this series of artworks.

Opening night: Sat 28 October, 4–7pm
Exhibition runs until: Fri 3 November

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It's all right | A solo exhibition by Arswandaru Cahyo
Sep
22
to Sep 23

It's all right | A solo exhibition by Arswandaru Cahyo

Arswandaru Cahyo’s It's All Right is an exploration of daily life. In particular the exhibition explores the role and influence of technology in todays world. Arswandaru draws inspiration from his own experiences living in a tropical paradise, and to create surreal and psychedelic pieces.

Opening night: Fri 22 Sep 2017, 7–10pm
Exhibition runs until: Sat 23 Sep 2017
 

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Business Portrait Session with Janis House Photography
Aug
24
9:00 AM09:00

Business Portrait Session with Janis House Photography

Bookings for the next business portrait session with Janis House Photography are now open. The perfect opportunity to update your current commercial portraits. Ideal for creatives / corporates / tradespeople and for those wishing to refresh their CV.

Date: Thu 24 August 2017
Location: The Nook Gallery
Cost: $255 – Includes 4 images / 2 outfits / Hair & Make Up
Bookings: Only six sessions are available, so please call or email now to secure your spot. Contact Janis on 0409 519 078 or janis@janishousephotography.com

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844km's South - A Photographic Exhibition by Caitlin O'Grady
Jun
24
to Jul 2

844km's South - A Photographic Exhibition by Caitlin O'Grady

In January 2017, Caitlin cycled 844km's south from Nelson to Queenstown on the West Coast of New Zealand. With help from a support team, she rode to raise money for The Conor Foley Neuroblastoma Cancer Research Foundation. A foundation created at the passing of her cousin, who was only 17.

Drawing parallels from travelling the slow way, Caitlin highlights this process by hand-printing all the photographs in the Colour dark room – an integral part of the exhibition. Ultimately, 844km’s South, is the final point of her destination.

Opening night: Sat 24 Jun 2017, 6–9pm (All welcome!)
Exhibition runs until: Sun 2 Jul 2017

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Vanishing Giant by Emma Morgan
Jun
2
to Jun 11

Vanishing Giant by Emma Morgan

In November of 2016, Emma volunteered at The Elephant Nature Park in Northern Thailand. Currently home to 71 Asian elephants (alongside hundreds of rescued cats, dogs, and livestock), the park focuses on rescuing elephants from tourism, illegal logging and circuses.

Opening Night: Fri 2nd June, 6–9pm
Exhibition runs until: Sun 11th June
Gallery hours: Wed 7th & Thu 8th 10–4pm / Sat 10th & Sun 11th 10–4pm

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INNATIVE | Art Showcase
Apr
7
to Apr 9

INNATIVE | Art Showcase

Innative is a devotional art showcase of local artists to the Mornington Peninsula and surrounds. You are warmly welcomed to experience a sensual space of articulated beauty through nature, visionary paintings, wood work mandalas, glassworks, projections and soundscapes.

Opening Night: Friday 7th April, 6–11pm
Exhibition runs until: Sunday 9th April 2017

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Chasing Dreams
Feb
17
to Feb 20

Chasing Dreams

Opening Night: Friday 17th February 7pm – 9:30pm. Free entry – all welcome!
Exhibition runs: until Monday 20th February 2017
Opening hours: Saturday 10am – 5pm / Sunday 10am – 5pm / Monday 10am – 5pm

Chasing dreams is a photographic exhibition produced by Nick Carrick and highlights the Mornington Peninsula and the aquatic beauty that makes it so special. Nick’s work showcases the sea and how unpredictable, and every changing the ocean is. On top showcasing the sea and surf that the Peninsula is blessed with, Nick’s work also provides a glimpse into the relationship between the rocky shorelines and the people that traverse them to be at home in the water.

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RADLJOST | Enough light to navigate
Feb
3
to Feb 15

RADLJOST | Enough light to navigate

A photographic exhibition by Daniel Milligan & Tom Terlaak

Opening night: Fri 3 Feb 2017, 6–9pm
Exhibition runs until Wed 15 Feb 2017

Traveling to Iceland in the summer is like landing on a far away planet. The sun never truly sets and you loose all grasp of time. Explore this incredible country with Daniel and Tom as their photographs showcase its breathtaking, beautiful landscapes. The second portion of the show is more low key and a small collection of Daniel and Tom's travels around America. Many cities, mountains, canyons, ghost towns and lots of friends along the way.

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La Máscara by Bonnita Gillard | Solo Exhibition
Jan
21
to Feb 1

La Máscara by Bonnita Gillard | Solo Exhibition

Opening night: 21st January 2017, 6–9pm
Exhibition runs until: Wed 1st Feb 2017

Bonnita’s art is motivated by traditions of the ancient world; a celebration of Paganism, mythology and folklore. Her masks are vibrant portals into the imagination of the human psyche, leaping into the realms of natural phenomenon. 

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Regeneration – A photographic exhibition by Tash Carah
Nov
12
to Nov 25

Regeneration – A photographic exhibition by Tash Carah

Opening Night: Sat 12 November, 6–9pm. All Welcome!
Exhibition runs until Friday 25th November 2016

The Regeneration series was taken in the Yarra Ranges in Victoria and aims to capture the natural beauty of the area.  Despite being ravaged by bushfires in 2009, the region is striking, and the new growth coming through in the mountains provides a dramatic contrast against the burnt out trees.  This exhibition brings together a collection of Tash’s recent work, including an ocean series from the Mornington Peninsula, and images from her surfcoast series shot on medium format film with a Holga camera.  It also celebrates the launch of her online print store which is due for release later this year.

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out & about – A photographic exhibition by Janis House
Nov
4
to Nov 10

out & about – A photographic exhibition by Janis House

Friday 4th November 2016, 6–9pm, All Welcome!
Exhibition runs until Thu 10th November 2016

Celebrating a life well captured this first solo exhibition for Janis brings together a photographic collection of work that encompasses images captured whilst travelling and from her everyday. The images in this exhibition will be printed on stone, each piece handmade in Melbourne using raw materials creating a truly unique item.

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sea of dreams – an exhibition by Liz Fitzgerald
Oct
22
to Oct 26

sea of dreams – an exhibition by Liz Fitzgerald

Opening Night: Sat 22nd October, 5pm – 9pm. All Welcome!

An enduring love of the coast figures largely in Liz’s paintings, which feature abstract and semi-abstract coastal landscapes. Liz works with blocks and layers of colour which merge and overlap, creating impressions of the ever-changing sky, wind and water. 

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Fiestas by Maria Flores | Solo Exhibition
Oct
15
to Oct 16

Fiestas by Maria Flores | Solo Exhibition

Opening drinks: 15th October 2016, 2 – 4pm. All welcome!
Exhibition runs: Sat 15 – Sun 16 October 2016

‘Fiestas' is Maria Flores’ first solo exhibition. It is a collection of artwork that celebrates colours, layers, movement and textures that reflect the Latin-American ways. Maria explores different mediums and pushes the boundaries of printing, creating patterns that dance on the paper. 

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