2017 Graduate Exhibition

9 - 22 December 2017
Adelaide Central Gallery and the Teaching & Studios Building

The 2017 Graduate Exhibition will present a significant body of outstanding work from 30 graduating Bachelor of Visual Art [Honours] and Bachelor of Visual Art students. With more than 250 works of art, this exhibition will take over all three floors of our Teaching and Studio Building and the Adelaide Central Gallery. 

Ranging from paintings, drawings, sculpture, mixed media works, installation works, textiles, films, and photography, the works reflect the passion, commitment, dedication and hard work of our graduating students across the final year of their studies. 2017 Graduate Exhibition represents a cohort of exciting, engaged emerging artists who are curious about the world and equipped with skills to embark on careers as professional practising artists.

View the 2017 Graduate Exhibition online catalogue here.
View the Media Release here.

Opening Event:

Saturday 9 December, 2017 from 4pm – 6pm
Special guest speaker: Barbara Bolt, Professor in Contemporary Arts and Culture and Associate Dean Research from the University of Melbourne

Exhibition open:

9 - 22 December 2017
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 1pm – 4pm

2017 Awards for Excellence

The 2017 Awards for Excellence will be announced at the Preview and opening of the 2017 Graduate Exhibition by visiting guest judge, Barbara Bolt, Professor in Contemporary Arts and Culture and Associate Dean Research from the University of Melbourne 

The Awards for Excellence are presented by Adelaide Central School of Art each year to selected students for outstanding academic achievement:

  • James Martin Award for a high achieving Bachelor of Visual Art graduate
  • Lee Family Award for a high achieving Bachelor of Visual Art [Honours] graduate
  • Adelaide Central School of Art and Artlink Magazine Art History Award
  • NAVA Ignition Award for a high achieving student in Professional Practice
  • Board of Governors Award for Excellence

2017 Exhibition Sponsors


BVA (Hons)

Alycia Bennett
Cloudspace
2017
single channel video documentation, 24hr live-stream performance, Twitch
24:00:00

Photograph by James Field

Caitlin Bowe
her hands upward to my shoulder, and did steal a little look up
2017
velvet, lace, dyed muslin, wax, pine, steel
240 x 70 x 70 cm

Photograph by James Field



Maxwell Callaghan
pink elephant
2017
oil on canvas
100 x 130 cm

Photograph by James Field

Carolyn Corletto
Chair
2017
chair, elastic, tacks
84 x 45 x 45 cm

and

Flyscreen
2017
flyscreen, thread, elastic
200 x 114 cm

Photograph by James Field

Jasmine Crisp
Somewhere Else
2017
wood, nails, LED light, wire, clothing, acrylic, oil, glue, polymer clay, lacquer, canvas
dimensions variable

Photograph by James Field



Lucia Dohrmann
Parallel Lines - Picture This
2017
acrylic on linen, cut, hand stitched
75 x 75 cm

Photograph by James Field

Kate Dowling
Untitled 4
2017
oil paint on paper
30 x 30 cm

Photograph by James Field

Sonara Krix
Fall Out - A Frame Tale of the Forgotten #1
2017
vintage dressing table, found objects
140 x 100 x 50 cm

Photograph by James Field



Lau Kai Yang
Mute Eating Goldthread Silver
2017
oil on canvas
100 x 100 cm

Photograph by James Field

Kelly Reynolds
Verge
2017
performance video
00:12:21

Ryan Waters
Muldjewangk – Ngarrindjeri – Tom Readett
2017
oil paint on canvas
165.5 x 133 cm

Photograph by James Field



BVA

Helen Jane Bailey
Series 1
2017
white earthenware, white raku, terracotta, white paper clay
45 x 35 cm (tallest x widest)

Photograph by James Field

Sarah Campbell
A squabble on the tailings
2017
pencil on paper
22 x 22 cm

Photograph by James Field



Julianne Caville
Home
2017
oil on wood
dimensions variable

Photograph by James Field

Nicole Clift
White Net Against White Walls – Study
2017
oil on marine ply
136 x 126.5 cm

Photograph by James Field

Celine Donegan
Ground Day
2017
graphite on Montval paper
150 x 100 cm

Photograph by James Field



Chelsea Farquhar
Untitled
2017
papier mâché, rope, concrete, wood, sack truck, milk crate, bucket, acrylic paint, duct tape, plaster, glitter, grout, fixings
dimensions variable

Photograph by James Field

Tim Fox
I’m Sorry
2017
mixed-media installation, performance video
dimensions variable

Craig Glasson
Audience #02
2017
oil on glass
90 x 126 cm

Photograph by James Field



Erin Glazebrook
This Ain’t The Ritz
2017
felt, thread, polyester filling, newspaper
approx. 200 x 200 cm

Composite photograph by James Field

Barbara Harkness
The Innocent
2017
oil on canvas
92 x 65 cm

Photograph by James Field

Jennifer Hofmann
Bruised building 1
2017
pigment print on bamboo paper, beeswax, lavender oil
40 x 60 cm



Margie Hookway
Your story starts here, leave ordinary behind
2017
oil and acrylic on board
152 x 185 cm

Photograph by James Field

Elizabeth Lange
Untitled 1
2017
digital painting, Giclèe print on acrylic
34 x 51 cm

Phoebe Lewis
Untitled (Bedroom)
2017
oil on board
75 x 60 cm

Photograph by James Field



Peter MacMullin
Identity Lost #2
2017
oil on acrylic
110 x 80 cm

Photograph by James Field

Cristina Metelli
Swept By Summer Breeze
2017
oil on canvas
140 x 120 cm

Photograph by James Field

Kate O'Boyle
ecstasis
2017
fibreglass, red wine stains, church linen
45 x 180 x 120 cm

Photograph by James Field



Molly Samson
Envelop
2017
oil on canvas
35 x 28 cm

Photograph by James Field

Madhu Saraf
Tat Tvam Asi (your spirit is not only in you but in all other beings and everything that is)
2017
mixed media
installation variable

Photograph by James Field

banner image | installation detail: Alycia Bennett, Cloudspace, 2017, single channel video documentation, 24hr live-stream performance, Twitch, 24:00:00. Photograph by James Field