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Printing as Process


Exhibition opening night: Friday 10 August, 6 - 8pm (all welcome)

Exhibition dates: 11 August – 30 September 

Printmaking studio visit: Saturday 25 August, 2pm 

Printing as Process explores the collaborative nature of art production in the printmaking studio. Featuring works created in collaboration with over 50 artists from across Australia, this exhibition reasserts the idea that art production can be a social enterprise.

Participating master printmakers and print studios are Editions Tremblay (QLD), Larry Rawling Print Workshop (VIC), Megalo Print Studio and Gallery (ACT), Lancaster Press (VIC) and Sunshine Print Art Space (VIC).
Artists include: Antonia Aitken, Alison Alder, Rick Amor, Ampersand Duck, Sue Anderson, Brook Andrew, Clinton Barker, Gillian Bellas, Julia Boros, Dean Bowen, Liz Coats, John Coburn, Rick Cochram, Jack Crash, Juan Davila, Desmourteau + Moore, Trevor Dickinson, Phillip Doggett-Williams, Leslie Dumbrell, Spike Farrawell, Erica Fisher, Juanita Gabriel, Joel Gailer, Robert Hague, Michelle Hallinan, Ingeborg Hansen, Bernard Hardy, Brent Harris, John Hart, Nicci Haynes, Amanda Herzman, Megan Jackson, Peter Jordan, William Kelly, Knees, Heather Koowootha, Jeanette Laing, Jimmy Langer, Richard Larter , Alun Leach-Jones, Glen Mackie, Roy McIvor, Peter McLean, Deborah Metz, MPS, Niaf, Daniel O’Shane, Michael Pasqualone, Millan Pintos-Lopez, Mini Graff, Gabriella Possum-Nungurrayi, Hannah Quinlivan, Julia Raath, Geoffrey Ricardo, Dawn Shipley , Bernie Slater, Neil Sloane, Franki Sparke, Adrian Spurr, Chris Sutevski, Beatrice Thomson, Annie Trevillian, UK Frederick. 

Image credit: Glen Mackie, Kawai (The Black Dogai) 2011, vinylcut (ed. 35), 100 x 132cm. Printed by Editions Tremblay, Cairns.

Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change


13 October – 25 November
Opening Night: Friday, 12 October, 6pm – 8pm
Artist and Curator Talks: Saturday, 20 October at 2pm

Shortlisted artists:
Duha Ali & Justine Youssef, Helen Amanatiadis, Hayley Arjona, Rob Bartolo, Alison Bennett, Izzy Brown, Jazmina Cininas, Shan Crosbie, Adam Douglass, Megan Evans, Sarah Firth, Joseph Griffiths, Amala Groom, Nigel Hewitt, Paul Hodges, Kathy Holowko, Sonia Leber & David Chesworth, Sally Mannall, Jordan Marani, Margaret McIntosh, Asher Milgate, Hayley Millar-Baker, Ilona Nelson, Shane Nicholas, Claudia Phares, TextaQueen, Robbie Rowlands, Mia Salsjö, Nina Sanadze, Tama Sharman-La hole, Amy Spiers, Bethany Wheeler, Paul White

The Incinerator Art Award is the Gallery’s annual contemporary art prize of national significance, with entries received from across Australia. The award showcases 33 shortlisted works inspired by the theme of art for social change. 

The award pays homage to 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. 

The Incinerator Art Award will be judged by Max Delany (Director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art), Melissa Keys (Curator at Buxton Contemporary) and Mark Feary (Artistic Director at Gertrude Contemporary).

The $10,000 Boathouse award and $3,000 Incinerator Gallery Award will be announced at the exhibition’s opening night. The $1,000 People’s Choice Award will be announced at the exhibition’s conclusion. 

The Boathouse is the proud sponsor of the Incinerator Art Award.

For more information call the Incinerator Gallery on 8325 1750.

Exhibitions at the Atrium

The eyes that saw her were closed 


Exhibition dates: 11 August – 30 September

Tracey Lamb

The eyes that saw her were closed is an installation referencing the architectural drawings of Marion Mahony Griffin who was the architect and co-designer of the Essendon Incinerator, now the Incinerator Gallery, alongside Walter Burley Griffin. 

The work aims to highlight the importance of her work within their collaborative practice.

Image credit: Tracey Lamb, Tenuous Connections, 2017 welded steel, concrete, paint

Exhibitions at Boadle Hall Community Gallery

One World


John Barcham

Exhibition dates: 11 August – 16 September

One World is an exhibition of works inspired by global travel and adventure. 

Through his extensive travel, artist John Barcham documented the beauty and intimacy of lives and places that are both extraordinary and familiar, which has been translated through his works. 

Image credit: John Barcham, Lonesome Road Folk Coffee Lounge, Ballarat Road, Maidstone, 2014, oil on canvas, 100 x 150cm (detail)

Melbourne Fringe Festival - Colour in our City


Tegan Iversen

Exhibition dates: 20 September – 30 September

Event with the Artist: Sunday 23 September, 12pm - 3pm

The Incinerator Gallery is proudly part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2018 with the exhibition, Colour in our City.

Colour in our City is an interactive art piece featuring a series of hand drawn images by Essendon-based artist and illustrator, Tegan Iversen, created with a thick black marker. 

Each artwork is depicts a different scene from around Moonee Valley, as interpreted by the artist showing the people, shops, businesses, animals, nature and the environment.

Covering the walls of the Boadle Hall Community Gallery, visitors are invited to breathe new life into the scenery as they, literally, colour in our city!

Want to see other Fringe Festival Melbourne events in Moonee Valley? Visit www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/fringe

Offsite exhibition projects


The Billboard Project, Niddrie is a series of large format photographic billboards that create unexpected public galleries in and around the Keilor Road Shops in Niddrie.

The locations can be discovered around Wallace Mall, and they connect to the billboard in the front garden of the Incinerator Gallery.

These public sites feature changing exhibitions by some of Melbourne's best contemporary artists. Elvis Richardson, Clare Rae, Zoe Croggon, Petrina Hicks, Mike Read, Genevieve Grieves, Dianne Jones, James Voller and Steven Rhall have all exhibited in these spaces.

The Clocktower Gallery


Voula Christopoulos

29 August – 31 October 

My current work is focused on memories, dreams and the subconscious. The work is an exploration of domestic interior spaces, since the home is where we dream and memories are made. It is also an intimate place, where we can retreat into our own mind space.

The paintings are glimpses of domestic interior spaces and objects that are not fully described. They are both familiar and vague, like a fragmented recollection of a dream or memory.

Image Credit: Voula Christopoulos, Memory Recaptured, 2017, oil on linen, 51 x 51 cm


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.

The Incinerator Gallery is creating new exhibition spaces throughout the City, including Crown Street stables, some library locations and Flemington Community Centre. Artists and community groups interested in exhibiting in these spaces in 2019 are encouraged to express their interest.

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


Crown Street Stables and Beyond


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: Thursday, 20 September 2018, 6:35 AM