Call for Entries and Awards

We have a number of awards and call outs, providing artists with the opportunity to show their work at the Incinerator Gallery.

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The Atrium Space 2019

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Applications open Monday, 4 June and close Friday, 29 June, 2018.

The Atrium is suited to experience artists who work in sculptural and spatial practices.

New works designed specifically for the site are encouraged.

There is no charge to exhibit in the Atrium and selected artists will be provided with a $1,000 artist fee.

If you have any further questions, or want to see the space, contact the Incinerator Gallery on 8325 1750 or email incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Boadle Hall Community Gallery 2019

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Applications open Wednesday, 1 August and close Friday, 31 August, 2018.

Boadle Hall Community Gallery is suited to developing artists and community groups who would like to exhibit two or three dimensional works.

Artists, curators and groups who have a local connection are ancouraged to apply for this space.

Fireworks: Art and Design 2019

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Applications open Monday, 1 October and close Wednesday, 31 October, 2018.

Fireworks is our annual art and design exhibition and award for year 11 and 12 students who live , work or attend school in Moonee Valley.

Students are invited to enter their art and design works to be eligible to win prizes and have their work professionally displayed in the Gallery.

Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change

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The Incinerator Art Award is an award of national significance with entries received from every state and territory in Australia. The award showcases the work of selected artists who make art to promote positive social change.

The award is inspired by the original architects of the Incinerator Gallery, Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony, who believed that art and architecture practices are ethical enterprises that should aim to bring about positive social change. 

More information about the 2018 Incinerator Art Award call-outs coming soon.

2017 Incinerator Art Award

The 2017 Incinerator Art Award was judged by Anthony Fitzpatrick (Tarrawarra Museum of Art), Jacqueline Doughty (Ian Potter Museum of Art), and Pippa Milne (Centre for Contemporary Photography).   

Shortlisted artists:

Cigdem Aydemir, Hayley Millar-Baker, Sheena Colquhoun, Jacquelene Drinkall, Carly Fischer, Rew Hanks, Heather Hesterman, Alana Hunt, Kelly Hussey-Smith and Alan Hill, Thea Jones, Aaron Martin, Mohsen Meysami, Phuong Ngo, Becc Ország, Perdita Phillips, Jacob Raupach, Georgia Robenstone, Paul Trefry, Matthew Vaughan, Yandell Walton and Sharon West.

Winner $10,000 Boathouse Award:

Alana Hunt, Cups of nun chai, 2017, participatory memorial and media intervention involving tea, conversation, photography and text, dimensions variable

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Winner $3,000 Incinerator Gallery Award

Heather Hesterman, LOSS/GAIN, 2017, plywood, stain, water-jet cutting, native plant stock,160 x 160 x 120 cm

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Winner, $1,000 People's Choice Award

Paul Trefry, Homeless Still Human, 2015, mixed media, 140 x 150 x 140cm

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The 2017 Incinerator Art Award was sponsored by The Boathouse.

The Clocktower Gallery

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The Clocktower Cafe Gallery features a changing selection of paintings, drawings, prints and other two dimensional media, created by early career artists from the local community.

The gallery is offered free of charge and exhibitions are programmed based on availability. some of the artists included in this years program include: Lauren O'Meara, Mohamed Abumeis, Josh Simpson and Bruno Pasqualini.

750 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds.

For availability please email incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call on 8325 1750.

Image: Installation view of Sybella Kaye, Stylish Art, 2017

Crown Street Stables and Beyond

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In 2018 the Incinerator Gallery will present off-site exhibitions in a range of spaces across Moonee Valley in council-owned facilities.

Starting at the Crown Street Stables cafe space, Incinerator staff will curate a display of works from Moonee Valley's art collection.

The new exhibition program is an opportunity to liven up new spaces with ever changing artwork throughout Moonee Valley, and it is also an opportunity for the community to engage with visual art in new and maybe even surprising encounters.

40 Crown St, Flemington

For availability please email incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call on 8325 1750.

Last updated: Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 9:13 PM