Exhibitions 

Baluk Arts is enthusiastic about promoting their unique and diverse artwork through state, national and international exhibitions. Details are listed below OR join our mailing list to receive invitations to our exhibitions.


Diverse/City - Aboriginal Art in Melbourne

 

The Light Factory Gallery is excited to present a unique exhibition featuring the diverse and innovative work of Indigenous artists from across Melbourne. 

February 27th – March 30th, 2014

Join us for the opening of this exhibition on Sunday 2nd March from 2pm-4pm. 

 
Diverse/City: Aboriginal Art in Melbourne is an exhibition that does not predefine what Aboriginal art is; instead it showcases the diversity of art and culture that exists in Australia.  In particular, it focuses on the many talented artists that are located in our own backyard – Melbourne and surrounds.  Indigenous Victorian artists offer a plethora of styles and techniques all with a unique story to tell.

The Light Factory Gallery - 21 Brougham Street, Eltham 3065








 McCulloch's Summer Collectors Show

 
A selection of outstanding work from the APY Lands, Eastern and Western Deserts, Arnham Land, Queensland and the Kimberley, Canning Stock Route and Baluk Arts of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

5% of all sales donated to Baluk Arts Indigenous Artists Workshop Program.

 

Join us for the opening of this exhibition on Friday January 17th from 5.30pm.  
 
January 18 – January 24, 2013
Whistlewood - 642 Tucks Road, Shoreham 3916





Gawang Head

 
Coinciding with the 2013 Archibald Prize at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Baluk Arts presents Gawang, an exhibition of portraits of Aboriginal people by Aboriginal artists of South East Melbourne.


 
Join us for the opening of this exhibition on Saturday 15th June from 2pm-5pm at 6 Bruce St, Mornington. RSVP to info@balukarts.org.au
 
June 15 – July 20, 2013
Baluk Arts Centre

6 Bruce St, Mornington VICTORIA 3931 




Kerrboonool Join/Unite

 
Kerrboonool celebrates the coming together of Baluk Arts' Aboriginal artists to create and present new work.


 
June 25 – August 12, 2013
Frankston Arts Centre

Cnr Young and Davey Streets, Frankston VIC 3199 



Tapping Identities

The Way We Look Does Not Define Who We Are

Using the building blocks of societies past and present, 5000 bricks and 1 tonne of sand, Indigenous and immigrant artists will explore the process of our changing identities in the planned installation of Tapping Identities at Frankston Arts Centre. 


Ramon, a Venezualan artist and four senior members of Baluk Arts will work together to explore the influence of past and present cultural forces constantly morphing our world view.

Robert Kelly - Wathaurong, Lisa Waup - Knarn Kolak, Douglas Smith - Wiradjuri, Patsy Smith – Taungurung, Ramon Martinez Mendoza -Venezuela

March 1st – March 23rd, 2013

Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre
Cnr Young & Davey St, Frankston VICTORIA 3199

 

Ngarrambel White Ochre

Baluk Artists from Mornington Peninsula presents ochre works on paper using ancient traditions of marking identity or mapping specific sites or stories. The expression acknowledges and incorporates the dynamic relationship between past, present and future and celebrates Aboriginal life as it has been, and as it is now.

July 5 – August 5, 2012
Burrinja Cultural Centre
351 Glenfern Road, Upwey VICTORIA 3158


 

Keelonith Understand

A selection of small paintings, carved wooden tools and natural jewellery produced by Aboriginal artists at the new Baluk Arts Centre in Mornington.

July 2 – August 12, 2012
Frankston Arts Centre
Cnr Young and Davey St,
VICTORIA


 

Wirra To Make

‘Wirra – To Make’ is a selection of works being presented to symbolise making now, strengthening Indigenous culture here on the Mornington Peninsula and to raise funds for the opening of the Baluk Arts art centre and gallery in Mornington in late April. Works include themes of reconciliation, traditional food and ceremony by young, emerging and established local Indigenous artists.

March 30 – April 30, 2012
Flinders Village Cafe
49 Cook St, Flinders
VICTORIA

 

 




Nairm Baluk Bay Mob 2011

An exhibition showcasing recent ochre works on paper and paintings of Aboriginal artists from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. 

Federation Gallery, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts,  Frankston VIC 3199


Tuesday 28th June - Sunday 24th July 2011

Opening Tuesday 5th July at 5pm



 

Living the Land

An exhibition celebrating Indigenous artists' care of the land. 

Featuring  70 + vibrant paintings, carvings, barks, works on paper, prints, fibre works, carvings, fabrics, jewellery and other items by leading artists and rising stars of Central, Western and Eastern Deserts, APY Lands, the Kimberley, Arnhem Land, Torres Strait Island and Mornington Peninsula Indigenous artists. 

Curated by Susan McCulloch & Emily McCulloch Childs the exhibition also celebrates the work of the Mornington Peninsula Parks Victoria property Coolart - a unique Indigenous bird sanctuary, wetlands, park, garden and historic homestead.

Featuring Ochre stencil prints, limestone carvings and natural jewellery by Baluk Arts - Indigenous artists of Frankston & the Mornington Peninsula.


October 31 – November 14 2010
OPENING Saturday 30 October 2010 - 2.00 to 4.30pm
at Coolart Wetlands and Homestead,
Lord Somers Road, Somers VICTORIA
OPEN 10 – 4PM


 
 
 

 Biik Land

 

Ochre stencil prints by Baluk Arts

Indigenous artists of Frankston & the Mornington Peninsula

October 6 – November 6 2010
OPENING 5.30PM to 8PM Wednesday October 6 2010
at UNTIL NEVER Gallery
2ND FLR 3-5 HOSIER LANE MELBOURNE 3000 AUSTRALIA
OPEN 12 – 6PM Wednesday to Saturday



Featuring 
Mariah Briggs : Jan Chapman Davis : Donella Gadsby Boyd McLean 
Jemelya Gadsby : Rhoda Green : Korrinne Hudson : Peta Hudson
Bob Kelly : Dan Kelly : Jacinta Kelly : Maggie Kelly : Nola Lauch 
Patrice Mahoney : Tracy Roach : Doug Smith : Chaigen Watson : Ada Weston
 
 
 
 

Nairm Baluk Bay Mob 2010

Baluk Arts presents recent artworks of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Indigenous artists.  Works on exhibition include limestone sculptures, ochre stencil prints and paintings. 

Federation Gallery, Cube 37 - Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts, Frankston VIC 3199

Tuesday 29th June - Sunday 18th July 2010

Also on show: 'Men of the Ngarrindjeri' by Cedric Varcoe

The first solo exhibition of Port Pirie Raukkan/Ngarrindjeri artist Cedric Varcoe

Curved Wall, Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts, Frankston VIC 3199

Wednesday 2nd June - Saturday 17th July 2010

*Celebration and Meet the Artists Wednesday July 7th at 4pm*

 



Collaborations

Nairm Djambana Bay Gathering Place Stencil Art and Murrup Spirit Blankets


Join us in celebrating our recent collaborative artwork. This exhibition showcases our collaborative stencil art and local Indigenous community blanket artworks.

Over 60 local Indigenous people aged from 2 to 65 years old contributed to these artworks which encourage and symbolise the unity, connectedness and reclaiming of Indigenous community and culture in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

Federation Gallery, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts,  Frankston VIC 3199

Friday 27th November - Monday 30th November 2009

 

 

 



 
 

Nairm Baluk Bay Mob 2009

A diverse range of artworks by Indigenous artists of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. Experience the colours, feel the culture, celebrate our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

 

Federation Gallery, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Cnr Young and Davey Sts,  Frankston VIC 3199

 

Tuesday 16th June - Sunday 12th July 2009




 



 

 


 

Nairm Djambana Bay Gathering Place

A dynamic exhibition of stencil artwork by Indigenous artists of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. Experience an exciting of contemporary expression of  Indigenous connection to community, culture and place.

 

City Library Gallery, 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Tuesday 2nd June - Sunday 28th June 2009