This collaborative Main Space exhibition features paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures that explore a shared interest in revealing the elemental / hidden nature of our ever-changing environment.
Pet Sounds is an Access Space exhibition of paintings and sculptures assembled in a compilation of oddly related works, linked by music and the artist’s engagement with visual culture.
A Vault and stairway space exhibition of 3D and 2D works utilising found beach objects and materials from earth and trees to explore the energy and relationship between human life and trees.
Exhibition Opening Imbrication: power and politics +
An Access Space exhibition of works on paper and canvas expressing the artist's concerns about the care of the fossilised marine environment in the Bowen Basin's coalfields.
An exhibition in the vault space comprising of the cassowary plaque series that has incorporated materials that reference food trails.
Angela Hughes presents a Main Space exhibition of mixed media works investigating the human relationship with animals.
In the Access Space Harry Hummerston presents wall assemblages which utilize individual elements that play off each other in order to evoke responses that are both contradictory and paradoxical in an attempt to challenge the viewer’s customary understanding of everyday experience.
James Ellis first solo Vault Space exhibition of life-size clay sculptures and works on paper, provoking the viewer to reconsider their ideologies of aesthetics and exploring the nature of disgust.
Annette Sibsonpresents a Stairway Space exhibition of textiles that have been slow dyed with all natural ingredients. Garden clippings, vegetable skins, windfall leaves, rusted iron, weeds... All have been used in some way.
Jo Lankester & Hannah Murray presents a Main Space exhibition of artworks, utilising non-toxic intaglio printmaking, drawing and collage, represents a mutual association with the symbolic and aesthetic qualities of birds and their habitats. Paper Bird includes artworks created in collaboration.
Luke Stefanos & simon Reid presents an Access and Vault Space mixed media exploration into the effects of institutions and the cultural significance as observed from a personal perspective.
Bronte Perry presents a Vault Space mixed media installation of prints and works on paper embodying the artist's love of roller derby.
Alison McDonald held this exhibition to coincide with World Environment Day, this temporary public artwork is a waterfall created from over 20,000 upcycled plastic lids. The artwork will cascade off the east wall of the Umbrella Studio building, to highlight environmental responsibility, particularly with recycled plastics that continue to pollute the Great Barrier Reef and then the Pacific Ocean.
An exhibition by photographer, film maker, writer, installation artist, broadcaster and performer Destiny Deacon. Working from her Melbourne studio to Umbrella Studio, the artists presents a new view of Indigenous perspectives in digital media and installation.
Donna Ives, Gail Mabo, & Susan Peters are all parts of the group Murris in link. Mixed media works, including printed works on paper, acrylic on canvas and installation made from recycled materials are used to deconstruct and reconstruct racial slurs that have penetrated the psyche of Indigenous women.
An installation of clay, timber and string artworks based on the traditional fire making implements of the Girringun rainforest Aboriginal people. penetrated the psyche of Indigenous women.
An exhibition in the entire gallery spilling out the doors, made from white yarns and fabrics exploring different aspects of the human form.
Jenny Mulcahy presents a main space exhibition of ceramic and mixed media works which explores the universal human emotional connections to place and to the seemingly mundane objects of daily life.
Neoteric Print is an exhibition of emerging and mid career printmakers pushing boundaries across disciplines with video, sculpture and assemblage at Umbrella Studio coinciding with Impact 7 an International Multi Disciplinary Printmaking Conference in Melbourne.
Neoteric Print Featured: Doug Arana, Aja Ausman, Kelly Bianchi, John Bradshaw, Laura Catell, Michelle Hall, Donna Foley, Karen Fiorito, Sheree Kinlyside, Jo Lankester, Kyana Pike, Gerald Soworka, Sandra Wright.
The theme of 2011's annual Umbrella members' exhibition is "Eleven" as a celebration of the date it will be held on: 11/11/11. Too many 11’s are aligned to pass by unnoticed. The exhibition offers Members the opportunity to acknowledge this auspicious numerical line up in creative ways.
Ron McBurnie's Print Workshop Exhibition. This group exhibition showcasing works created in an artist book workshop lead by Ron McBurnie featuring Janne Bogomiagkova-Hartig, Tony Fitzsimmons, Amber Hartig, Sylvia Hewitt, Nadia Hilton, Margot Laver, Irene Rae, Isabella Shatte and Jennifer Terrey.