MEGALO EXHIBITION PROGRAM

Megalo runs a comprehensive exhibition program dedicated to promoting the practice of printmaking across the mediums of lithography, intaglio, relief and screen printing on fabric and paper. The gallery hosts 7 exhibitions a year which consist of solo and group shows from early, mid and late-career artists.

A call for expressions of interest to Megalo’s exhibition program is assessed annually by a panel of peers


Image:  Pollen Musica Continuum - infinite  completed, Dianne Fogwell, linocut, perforation - artists’book, completed 2018

Image: Pollen Musica Continuum - infinite completed, Dianne Fogwell, linocut, perforation - artists’book, completed 2018

Megalo International Print Prize Exhibition

16 FEBRUARY - 6 APRIL
The Inaugural Megalo International Print Prize finalists exhibition. The exhibition consists of the 37 finalists works across a broad range of printmaking techniques including, woodcut, lithography, engraving, linocut, screen prints and mezzotints.

 
Image:  Lying in the Dark,  Fiona Hall, etching, aquatint, screen print, 2011

Image: Lying in the Dark, Fiona Hall, etching, aquatint, screen print, 2011

Cicada Press In Put / Print Out

13 APRIL - 18 MAY
A survey exhibition of fine art prints by artists who have worked with Cicada Press.
Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Tony Albert, Michael Callaghan, Kevin Connor, Elisabeth Cummings, Nici Cumpston, Tony Curran, Fiona Hall, Alan Jones, Julie Gough, Nicholas Harding, Vanessa Inkamala, Euan Macleod, Michael Kempson, Tilau Nangala, Gregory O’Brien, Chris O’Doherty aka Reg Mombassa, Rodney Pople, Ryan Presley, John Pule, Reko Rennie, Mervyn Rubuntja, Vipoo Srivilasa, Judy Watson, Marshall Weber, Dame Robin White, Raymond Zada, Adeel uz Zafar

 
Image:  Surrender (after Pussy Riot) , Robert Hague lithograph on cotton rag paper with 24ct gold leaf, 2019

Image: Surrender (after Pussy Riot), Robert Hague lithograph on cotton rag paper with 24ct gold leaf, 2019

Robert Hague Porcelaine

25 MAY - 29 JUNE
In Porcelaine Hague takes on a succession of iconic Australian artworks referencing colonial to modern imagery. Each is reconfigured, transported into a contemporary reading and rendered in exquisite detail using an old world stone lithographic process.

 
Image:  Impact Cooktown II  Arone Meeks, etching 2017

Image: Impact Cooktown II Arone Meeks, etching 2017

Survey: selected works from the Megalo Residency Archive

6 JULY - 10 AUGUST
A survey exhibition of works by former Megalo artists in residence.
Works by Julie Brooke (Australia), Rachel Duckhouse (Scotland) Angus Fisher (Australia), Waratah Lahy (Australia), Pia Larsen (Australia), Ellie Malin (Australia), Peter McLean (Australia), Arone Meeks (Australia), Evan Pank (Australia) Patsy Payne (Australia), Tomiyuki Sakuta (Japan), Douglas Schofield (Australia), Trent Walter (Australia), Bayu Widodo (Indonesia), Andrzej Zielinski (USA).

 
Image:  Guerilla Bay   Annika Romeyn, watercolour monotype on paper, 2019

Image: Guerilla Bay
Annika Romeyn, watercolour monotype on paper, 2019

Annika Romeyn: Endurance

17 AUGUST - 21 SEPTEMBER
Endurance is a solo exhibition of new work by Annika Romeyn. The work began with a Bathurst Regional Gallery Hill End Residency (Nov 2015) spent walking and drawing outdoors in Golden Gully. Annika takes us through her own experience of the surreal landscape of Hill End in NSW which bear the scars of colonial mining – raw and damaged, yet intriguing and somehow transcendent.

 
Image:  untitled  Ben Rak screen print on board, 2017

Image: untitled Ben Rak screen print on board, 2017

Sydney Printmakers: Borderless

28 SEPTEMBER - 2 NOVEMBER
An exhibition of selected works by 40 members of the organisation Sydney Printmakers responding to the theme Borderless.

 
Image:  Collection Tray No.23  Angus Fisher, multi-plate intaglio etching, 2019

Image: Collection Tray No.23 Angus Fisher, multi-plate intaglio etching, 2019

PRESS vs SCREEN

9 NOVEMBER - 13 DECEMBER
Press vs Screen is the end of year exhibition. Megalo Members submit prints that they have produced in either the Press or Screen studios at Megalo during 2019.