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.

Gallery hours

11am - 5pm Tues - Sat

Latest news

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.

Eugene Carchesio at Deakin University Art Gallery

Posted on: 06 Apr 2017

Unproductive Thinking
Deakin University Art Gallery
26 April - 26 May 2017

This exhibition features work by Eugene Carchesio, Jessie Bullivant, Lauren Burrow, Laresa Kosloff, Rob Mchaffie, Ian Milliss, Elyse de Valle and Simon Zoric.

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.

 

Raafat Ishak at Devonport Regional Gallery

Posted on: 08 Mar 2017

A decolonial geographic
Curated by Fernando do Campo
Ten Days On The Island Festival Program Exhibition
Devonport Regional Gallery
19 March - 30 April 2017

For more information see here.

 

David Rosetzky in the NGV Festival of Photography

Posted on: 04 Mar 2017

NGV Festival of Photography
NGV International
March - June 2017

Taking over a number of galleries across the NGV, the NGV Festival of Photography highlights new acquisitions of international and Australian photographers' works, which have been actively collected by the NGV in recent years.

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
Geelong Gallery
25 February - 7 May 2017

Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, this exhibition reveals the astounding contribution Australian women artists have made to abstract art. Covering the work of 38 artists from a wide ranging period, the exhibition reveals a passion for colour, shape and rhythm and a dedication to experimentation and conceptual innovation.

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 shortlisted for the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

Posted on: 01 Feb 2017

Sutton Gallery is excited to announce that Karen Black has been shortlisted for the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award.

The winner for this acquisitive prize will be announced during the exhibition's official opening event on Saturday 17 June 2017. Accompanying the exhibition will be a series of public programs and floor talks, with details to be announced in April 2017.

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.

 

Raafat Ishak's Hero Building Billboard

Posted on: 11 Nov 2016

Raafat Ishak: Bushrangers
Hero Building Billboard
118 Russell Street, Melbourne
November 2016 - May 2017

Launch event
Tuesday 22 November, 5-7pm
Sutton Projects
230 Young Street, Fitzroy, 3065

Bushrangers is based on William Strutt's 1887 painting titled Bushrangers, Victoria, Australia, 1852 in the University of Melbourne art collection.

For more information see here.