Jess Johnson and Simon Ward nominated for The Walters Prize 2018
Jess Johnson and Simon Ward were nominated for The Walters Prize for their work Whol Why Wurld, 2017, recently included in the inaugural exhibition at Buxton Contemporary The Shape of Things to Come curated by Melissa Keys. Whol Why Wurld is currently exhibited at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki alongside other finalists: Ruth Buchanan, Jacqueline Fraser and Pati Solomona Tyrell.
Walters Prize, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 18 August – 20 January 2019
Image: Christian Capurro
Art Guide: Mikala Dwyer on mysticism, daydreaming and ‘not-knowing’
Tiarney Miekus recently interviewed Buxton Contemporary Collection artist Mikala Dwyer for Art Guide Australia. On the occasion of Dwyer’s exhibition Bird at Roslyn Oxley9 in Sidney, Miekus writes: Vivid yet mysterious, Mikala Dwyer’s installations connect a...
‘Octopus 21: On Fire’, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 26th June – 15 August 2021.
The works by Buxton Contemporary Collection artists Tracey Moffatt and Gordon Bennett are included in Octopus 21: On Fire curated by Tim Riley Walsh: Octopus 21: On Fire is an iteration of Riley Walsh’s exhibition and publication project On Fire: Climate and Crisis...