About us

Established in 1992, Sutton Gallery is committed to the presentation and promotion of serious contemporary art by a select and highly respected group of innovative artists whose practice takes on a challenging position within today's visual culture.

A monthly program of exhibitions by those artists features work across the whole spectrum of media - painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and electronic media.

For further and detailed information on all the represented artists, please contact the gallery.

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11am - 5pm Tues - Sat

Latest news

9 X 5 exhibition at Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Posted on: 08 Jun 2017

9 X 5 exhibition
Margaret Lawrence Gallery
16 June - 25 June 2017

Artists include: Kate Beynon, Aleks Danko, Amanda Marburg, Nicholas Mangan, John Meade, Arlo Mountford, Rosslynd Piggott, Nusra Latif Qureshi, David Rosetzky, Nicholas Selenitsch, Simon Terrill and Jane Trengove.

 

Kate Beynon at the MCA

Posted on: 31 May 2017

Lucky Charms
Kate Beynon Bella Room Commission
MCA

For the 2017 Bella Commission, Kate Beynon has created a space filled with good luck charms drawn from her mixed Chinese and Welsh heritage. Taking the form of soft sculptures, more than 500 charms line the walls of the Bella Room, featuring a series of 11 symbols with personal, spiritual and cultural significance, referring to Buddhist, Taoist and Celtic designs and beliefs.

For more information see here.

Nicholas Mangan at KUNST-WERKE, Berlin

Posted on: 30 May 2017

Nicholas Mangan
Limits to Growth

KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2 June - 13 August 2017

For more information see here.

Helga Groves shortlisted for the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

Posted on: 24 May 2017

Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery
17 June - 17 September 2017

Sutton Gallery is excited to announce that Helga Groves has been shortlisted for the 2017 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize.

For more information see here.

Amanda Marburg at Glen Eira City Council Gallery

Posted on: 10 May 2017

Imagined Worlds
Glen Eira City Council Gallery
26 May - 9 July, 2017

This exhibition investigates themes of storytelling, mythology, fairytales, identity and fantasy addressed in the artworks of major Australian artists, including Amanda Marburg, Polixeni Papapetrou, Michael Doolan, Charles Blackman, Mirka Mora, Jacqui Stockdale and Kyoko Imazu. The diverse interpretations of the fairytale narrative and its enduring allure in contemporary culture, is explored in the exhibition.

For more information see here.

Gordon Bennett, Kate Beynon, Eugene Carchesio, Anne Ferran and Rosslynd Piggott at the NGV

Posted on: 26 Apr 2017

Every Brilliant Eye: Australian Art of the 1990s
NGV Australia, Federation Square
2 June - 1 October 2017

For more information see here.

Marnie Edmiston awarded 2017 Monash Graduate Emerging Artist Prize

Posted on: 08 Apr 2017

Congratulations to 2017 Monash Graduate Emerging Artist recipient Marnie Edmiston, who will present a solo exhibition at Sutton Projects next year.

For more information see here.

Kate Beynon at QAGOMA

Posted on: 29 Mar 2017

Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts
GOMA Children's Art Centre
1 April - 22 October 2017

In Friendly Beasts, Kate Beynon brings to life four hybrid figures who are inspired by mythological figures, deities, theatrical masks and supernatural creatures.

Children and families can engage with the Friendly Beasts through interactive activities, which include creating a new 'beast' identity by combining character features as part of a mask-making activity, dancing with the beasts in the artist's video installation Visions from a Ghost Tale / Friendly Beasts edit 2017, and contributing to the beasts' magical world in the collaborative drawing activity The Lotus Garden.

For more information see here.

Simon Terrill at Somerset House Studios

Posted on: 14 Mar 2017

Sutton Gallery is excited to announce that Simon Terrill has been selected for a two and a half year residency at Somerset House Studios, London.

For more information see here.

Raafat Ishak at the Institut de Monde Arabe

Posted on: 08 Mar 2017

100 masterpieces from Modern and Contemporary Arab Art
The Barjeel Collection
Institut de Monde Arabe, Paris
28 February - 2 July 2017

For more information see here.

 

David Rosetzky and Kate Beynon at Griffith University Art Gallery, Queensland

Posted on: 03 Mar 2017

Red Green Blue: A History of Australian Video Art
Griffith University Art Gallery, Queensland

For more information see here.

 

Elizabeth Gower at Geelong Gallery

Posted on: 18 Feb 2017

Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists
Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns QLD
15 September - 24 November 2017

Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW
2 March - 27 May 2018

QUT Art Gallery, Brisbane QLD
1 June - 26 August 2018

For more information see here.

Lindy Lee, David Rosetzky and Anne Ferran at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Posted on: 07 Feb 2017

Versus Rodin: Bodies across space and time
Art Gallery of South Australia
4 March - 2 July 2017

Through a series of duets and duels, works by Auguste Rodin will be brought into vivid conversation with over 200 works of art by leading artists from Australia and overseas who have similarly challenged our understanding of the human condition.

For more information see here.

 

Karen Black at Artspace, Sydney

Posted on: 14 Dec 2016

Sutton Gallery is excited to announce that Karen Black has been selected to be part of the 2017 Artspace Studio Program.

This is the third year that Artspace has offered its studios Free for Artists, a landmark initiative that will support seventy Australian artists over ten years. The practitioners selected represent a cross-section of contemporary Australian art practice, spanning generations and disciplines.

For more information see here.