Gecko Studio Gallery Exhibition Timeline

To celebrate our one hundredth exhibition – a timeline of our exhibitions

(in time this will be a permanent page with links to the exhibition pages and to the artist profiles, where they exist)

100  Blown Off Course – recent drawings, paintings & prints – Kerry Spokes. April 2015 – May 2015

99 the whole shebang: a survey of recent works – paintings – Susan Quinn. March 2015 – April 2015

98 Circus of Life – paintings and sculpture – Peter Cole. February 2015 – March 2015

97 The Bower – Sarah Dingwall (paper collage/works on paper with gouache and flameworked glass) and Julie Niekamp (oils and paper collage/works on paper, sculpture). January 2015 – February 2015

96 Holding On – prints – David Frazer. December 2014 – January 2016

95 flat earth – Andrew Stacey. November 2014 – December 2014

94 The White Act – Gabrielle Woodhams. October 2014 – November 2014

93 Mysterious Creatures – a group exhibition of strange beings, oddities and mystique – Jane Power, Kate Zizys, Helen Wilkinson, Grant Flather, Heather Shimmen, Chris Ingham, Kerry Spokes, Frank Wildenberg, the children of Foster Primary School. September 2014 – October 2014

92 horse – works on paper – Kim McDonald & Abigail van Rooyen. August 2014 – September 2014

91 This Land – group show of contemporary landscape. David Bell, Leigh Fraser, Linda Gibbs, Mandy Gunn, Andrew Hocking, Andrew McPherson, Susan Quinn, Kerry Spokes, Annie Stark. July 2014 – August 2014

90 DYSTOPIA – drawings and sculptures – Paul Sheehan & Rajko Grbac. June 2014 – July 2014

89 Alison Lester’s Animals – featuring a new release of prints form “Noni the Pony” – digital prints – Alison Lester. May 2014 – June 2014

88 Out There –Digital Landscapes by Kerry Spokes. April 2014 – May 2014

87 Te – Voto – paintings – Martin Allen. March 2014 – April 2014

86 “The Mind’s Eye – Landscapes From the Heart” – paintings – John Adam. February 2014 – March 2014

85 Sub Zero Sub Aqua Sublime – Monoprints and collages  – Mandy Gunn. January 2014 – February 2014

84 Ebb and Flow – Computer  3D rendered scenes – Michael Chang. December 2013 – January 2014

83 Paintings, Prints and Sculptures – Dean Bowen. November 2013 – December 2013

82 Wild Beasts Wild Flowers – linocuts by Aileen Brown. October 2013 – November 2013

81 As It Is – drawings using chinagraph, charcoal & oilstick – Paul Satchell, Wendy Satchell & Tom Murray-White. September 2013 – October 2013

80 Art of Love – collages and assemblages by Rachel Warren. August 2013 – September 2013

79 Art of Life – linocuts & etchings by John Sharp. July 2013 – August 2013

78 “In the Deep”  – linocuts and etchings – Gillian Kline & Judy Dorber. June 2013 – July 2013

77 “Gone to the Dogs” – a group show focusing on all  things dog – Colin Bennison, Kim Devenish, Chris Grant, Sheena Mathieson, Paul Satchell, Wendy Satchell, Gwen Scott, Kerry Spokes & Abigail van Rooyen. May 2013 – June 2013

76a “Something for Kate” – Silent Art Auction in Fish Creek Memorial Hall to benefit Kate Zizys, 12th May, followed by exhibition and sale of Kate’s works in Gecko Studio Gallery.

76 Trace Wings – Super 8 film stills, woodblock prints and digital/illustrative diaromas – Irene Proebsting, Miriam Potts, Ann Lorraine. April 2013 – May 2013

75 Recent works – paintings and prints – George Matoulas. March 2013 – April 2013

74 Prints – etchings and lithographs – Jim Pavlidis. February 2013 – March 2013

73 True to Life – Works on paper by Helen Wilkinson and wire work by Grant Flather. January 2013 – February 2013

72 Letting Go – new works by Kerry Spokes. December 2012 – January 2013

71 a little melencolia’ – prints and drawings –  Martin King. November 2012 – December 2012

70 “Remember me” – A collection of dry-point etchings  ranging from endangered and local species printed on geological maps – Clare Whitney. October 2012 – November 2012

69 Collections of the Gatherer’ – a collection of prints, paper cuts and sculptural etchings – Sheridan Jones. September 2012 – October 2012

68 Varieté – Drawings and prints inspired by old world circus and vaudeville performers – Paul Compton. August 2012 – September 2012

67 Natural Diversity – paintings and drawings -Janie Frith &  Pauline John. July 2012 – August 2012

66 Coast – paintings in acrylic by Dennis Leversha. June 2012 – July 2012

65 Arboreal – ‘Out on a Limb’ –  group exhibition focusing on trees – Susan Purdy, Rosalind Atkins, Malcolm Pettigrove,  Ben Henry, John Sharp, Christine Larsen, Andrew McPherson, Colin Bennison, Rachel Warren, Sian Adnam, Grant Flather, Helen Wilkinson, Rod Bechaz, Anne Roussac Hoyne. May 2012 – June 2012

64 Black Dog – paintings and printmaking from Abigail van Rooyen. April 2012 – May 2012

63 Freestone Printmakers – prints from Freestone Press printmakers, Briagolong -Debra Milligan , Lorraine Watt, Maxine Salvatore, Wendy Chappelow, Louise Van Kuyk, Ali Fullard, Glenda Johnson, Adelaide Macpherson, Diana Balhorn, Pat Waters, Gillian Kline, Jenny Noone, Kathy Luxford, Kye Hanley & Judy Dorber. March 2012 – April 2012

62 Multifold Narrations – works in oil on panels plus ink and watercolour on paper –  Frank Wildenberg. February 2012 – March 2012

61 Inkworks – printmaking from Lyndy Lord, Amanda Thompson & Elisabeth Scott. January 2012 – February 2012

60 quiet down’ – new paper and glass works by Sarah Dingwall. December 2011 – January 2012

59 snAPP! – Mobile Phone Camera Art – Jane Power, Colin Suggett, Warren Reid, Kerry Spokes, Rick Rutjens & Abigail van Rooyen. November 2011 – December 2011

58 Bulabil boordup djerrup barboon yinin da booyegigat nonoongarrang gananoonoon mangkie marrambin (“two good mates celebrate the creation of our thoughts with you”) – Kate Zizys (etchings & drawings) and Mick Harding (wood artifacts & print overlaid with copic markers). October 2011 – November 2011

57 Points of View – A group show by students of Mandy Gunn in a variety of media – Suzanne Brandenberger, John Brandenberger, Jill Harvey, Jill Butterfield, Marni Hattam, Rob Hattam, Anne Waters, Robin Stevens, Deb Bray, Elizabeth Landy, Helen Harrison, Helen Mackenzie, Neil Mackenzie, Rosemary Livingstone, Bruce Grainger, Ian Gunn & Mandy Gunn. September 2011 – October 2011

56 “Root & Branch – the Trees of Brown Valley”. Pen drawings by Malcolm Pettigrove. August 2011 – September 2011

55 Alison Lester’s Kids Antarctic Art Project – Alison Lester. July 2011 – August 2011

54 Recent Linocuts – Aileen Brown. June 2011 – July 2011

53 “Opposites” – A group exhibition featuring: Grant Flather, Helen Wilkinson, Deb LeCerf, Peter Cole, Andrew McPherson, Jane Power, Annie Stark, Kerry Spokes, Susan Purdy, Colin Suggett, Wendy Satchell, Mandy Gunn. June 2011 – June 2011

52 Lost and Found – Works on paper: wood engraving, etching & lithography – David Frazer. April 2011 – May 2011

51 Reflectionism’ – Eighty Ways to Adore Life. Dreams fulfilled by white chalk as well as imitation Buddhism, India inks and a myriad of coloured pencils –  Barry Dickens. March 2011 – April 2011

50 New Works – 2D & 3D works – Sue Gilford. February 2011 – March 2011

49 Another Time and Place – Journeys to the West – works in acrylic – Annie Stark. January 2011 – February 2011

48 South Gippsland Scapes. Paintings exploring the majesty of the Southern most point of Australia’s mainland – Linda Gibbs. December 2010 – January 2011

47 Waterlines – paintings, drawings, mixed media – inspired by stencil & street art – Megan Dell. November 2010 – December 2010

46 It’s In Our Hands – paintings, prints, drawings, collage by Jane Power & stitched, forged & formed sculptures by Sharon Monk. October 2010 – November 2010

45 Mélange – landscapes in oil and mixed media by Tracy Lewis and sculptural works by Boyd Maddocks. September 2010 – October 2010

44 Full Play – prints, paintings, drawings and sculptures – Kerry Spokes and Laurie Collins. August 2010 – September 2010

43 The Graphic Coast – images of Sth Gippsland coastlines in graphite and acrylic – Dennis Leversha. July 2010 – August 2010

42 These Strange Places – Collage & Glasswork by Sarah Dingwall. Works in Oil by Celeste Whittle. June 2010 – July 2010

41 Trees of Gippsland – paintings and drawings by Colin Bennison. May 2010 – June 2010

40 Retracing Darwin – An exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species – photography, paintings and rock art – Norm Hanson. April 2010 – May 2010

39 Mezze Plate – printmaking by Sharman Feinberg. March 2010 – April 2010

38 Assemblage 15……transforming everyday objects into art – Abigail van Rooyen, Annie Stark, Jane Power, Peter Cole, Deb Le Cerf, Bridget Crowe, Sian Adnam, Kerry Spokes, Mandy Gunn, Rachel Warren, Helen Wilkinson, Grant Flather, Sue Gilford, Suellen Lee, Andrew McPherson, Ann Parry. February 2010 – March 2010

37 Primordium – acrylic paintings on canvas – Catherine Wheeler. January 2010 – February 2010

36 Girl Friday – paintings, prints, artist books – Kate Zyzis, Lyndy Lord, Elisabeth Scott & Amanda Thomson. December 2009 – January 2010

35 re:render – computer generated 3D works and pen and ink drawings – Michael Chang. November 2009 – December 2009

34 ‘Pieces of Eight’ – silk paintings, pottery and wood veneer forms – Jeannie & Bill McDonagh. October 2009 – November 2009

33 An Exhibition of Fine Paper Marbling – Robert McLaren & Joan Ajala. September 2009 – October 2009

32 Land and Sea’ – prints, drawings and sculpture  – George Matoulas & Michael Ingleton. August 2009 – September 2009

31 Bright and Cheerful – paintings – Brian Cragg. July 2009 – August 2009

30 Recent Linocuts – Aileen Brown. June 2009 – July 2009

29 Fragment – works on canvas – Annie Stark. May 2009 – June 2009

28 Second Souvenir – paintings, drawings, paper collages and 3D works – Jane Power. April 2009 – May 2009

27 Lepidoptera* – paintings, drawings and collages (*moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies, skipper butterflies & moth-butterflies) – Ann Parry. March 2009 – April 2009

26 Pattern#12 – a group exhibition  consisting of 13 artists’ response to the concept of pattern – toni buckley, bill grundy, kate zizys, andrew mcpherson, helen wilkinson, neil stanyer, grant flather, kerry spokes, annie stark, suellen lee, jane power, sue gilford & suellen mcqueen. February 2009 – March 2009

25 “Akin” – layers of relating – works on canvas exploring relationships with family and the environment – Marilyn Ardley. January 2009 – February 2009

24 Spiral Bound’ – travels with a sketchbook plus explorations in computer-rendered 3D imagery -Michael Chang. December 2008 – January 2009

23 The Kingdom – wireform animal sculptures and digital works – Grant Flather. November 2008 – December 2008

22 My Menagerie – an exhibition of paintings of curious and exotic creatures – Jan Stuut. October 2008 – November 2008

21 Orange and Mars – Colour out of this world – an exhibition of paintings & digital ’space’ works – Suellen Lee. September 2008 – October 2008

20 A Survey of Prints and Drawings – Kim McDonald. August 2008 – September 2008

19 Cosmovision – A selection of recent drawings, prints  & cut outs which deal with daily life, dream states &  spiritual inclinations – Kate Zizys. July 2008 – August 2008

18 “The Friends  of Art” / “The Art of Friends” – two exhibitions showcasing the art of members from David Hoare’s Art Groups –

“THE FRIENDS OF ART” Deb Bray, Margaret Cumming, Jenene Evans, Sue Gaffy, Elaine Goodman, Julia Hancock, Noelene Henson, Kerry Inns, Elizabeth Landy, Rosemary Perry, Berenice Riches, Cathy Scollo

“THE ART OF FRIENDS” Diana Campbell, Jenny Reeves, Nola Sieh-Brown, Jeannie Wallace, Marie Werrett, Wilma Western, Jane Ziebell, Alayne McKenzie, Les Francis, Pat Dempsey, June Rahn, John Watson, Chezz Bradshaw, Lian Casson. June 2008 – July 2008

17 “Rural Pieces” – “works on paper using ‘found metal’ printing, etching and maps”- Jenny Petersen. May 2008 – June 2008

16 “Happy Agnes” – pyrography and acrylics on board, gourds and bowls – Sue Gilford. April 2008 – May 2008

15 “Shaken & Stirred” -a cocktail of works – drawings, paintings, prints, jewellery, lamps, mirrors and ceramics – Kerry Spokes and Sue Hoare. March 2008 – April 2008

14 A Slice of Gippsland – paintings – Janie Frith. February 2008 – March 2008

13 Powerlines – recent paintings and drawings – Annie Stark. January 2008 – February 2008

12 Deciduous – coloured pencil drawings & acrylic paintings on canvas – Ann Parry. December 2007 – January 2008

11 “Terra Cata Umbrarum: Loots from No–Shadow Land, Exploration of Different Visual Mediums” – Sacha Zoe Lamont. November 2007 – December 2007

10 The Banikos Collection – Studies of the Female Form – 1967 – 2007..not so much a retrospective, as a continuing passion…. Yianni Banikos. October 2007 – November 2007

9 Paintings…bright colours, unusual subject matter and Brian’s own perspective…..works in the naïve style – Brian Cragg. September 2007 – October 2007

8 “Triptych” – images created by using conventional, plastic and pinhole cameras to create images with a sense of mystery and drama – Rod Bechaz. August 2007 – September 2007

7 Paperwork – found paper – folded, silhouetted, painted and used to explore the metaphysics of chance and coincidence… an exhibition of current work – Jane Power. July 2007 – August 2007

6 Linocuts – Aileen Brown. June 2007 – July 2007

5 Chinese water colour paintings – in  the Lingnan style of Chinese painting – Sew Khai Chang. May 2007 – June 2007

4 “Bird on a Wire” – 2D and 3D works. A playful exploration of shape, colour and form in design and in nature – Grant Flather & Helen Wilkinson. April 2007 – May 2007

3 Piece de Resistance – group exhibition – Annie Stark, Rick Rutjens, Kim McDonald, Jane Power, Colin Suggett, Marilyn Ardley, Trevor Wheeler, Ann Parry, Rhonda Storm, Susan Purdy, Jean-Marc Dupré & Kim Devenish. March 2007 – April 2007

2 Decorated Paste Papers – works on paper – Michael Lester. February 2007 – March 2007

1 Wood on Paper – photographs of the Victorian bush – Neil Stanyer. January 2007 – February 2007

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