chronological listing of all exhibitions


upcoming. Colony: Frontier Wars, 15 March – 14 September, National  Gallery of Victoria

upcoming. The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania’s Black War, National Gallery of Australia, 12 May – 29 July 2018, and touring

Divided Worlds, Adelaide Biennial, Art Gallery of South Australia, 3 March – 3  June 2018, curated by Erica Green

2017 – 2018 

Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia,  me Collectors Room Berlin, curator: Franchesca Cubillo, November 17, 2017 – April 2, 2018


Sculpture by the Sea, SXS, Bondi, October 19 – November 5, 2017

Under Pressure: Cicada Press, curated by Tess Allas with Michael Kempson and Dennis Golding, in Tarnanthi, Art Gallery of South Australia, curated by Nici Cumpston, Oct. 2017

Book Club, curated by Meryl Ryan, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW, 26 Aug – 15 October 2017

Speaking of History, Bett Gallery, Hobart, 11 – 28 Aug. 2017

ORIGINS, Rich Mix, London, June 2017

Black Matter: ORIGINS, Arts Tasmania Gallery, Hobart, 8 June – 27 July 2017

Defying Empire: National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of   Australia, 26 May – 10 Sept. 2017

The Violence of Denial, curated by Genevieve Grieves, Arts House, North Melbourne, 6 – 14 May 2017

Passages, curated by Emily Bullock, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, 28   April – 28 May 2017

Glover in Arcadia, The Barn, Rosny, Tasmania, 7 April – 7 May 2017

The National 2017, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, curated by Blair French, 30 March – 18 June 2017.

The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800 – 1804 (touring exhibition SA                          Maritime museum), 7 January to 20 March 2017 QVMAG, TMAG: 7 April – 9  July 2017

 Everyone has a History, curated by Carly Lane, Art Gallery of West Australia,  Feb. 2017

Colonial Afterlives, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, curated by Sarah Thomas, March – April, and touring nationally 2015 – 2017

2016 – 2017

Who’s Afraid of Colour ? National Gallery of Victoria, 16 Dec 2016 – July 2017


Unhoused, Allport Library and Museum of Fine Art, Hobart,  curated by Emily Bullock, 15 June – 30 Sept 2016

With Secrecy and Despatch, Campbelltown Gallery, NSW, curated by Tess Allas and Dave Garneau, 9 April – 12 June 2016

 Border Crossings, SASA (South Australian School of Art) Gallery, Adelaide, curated by Mary Knights and Michelle Browne, 22 Feb – 18 March 2016 and Galway Arts Festival, 11 – 31 July 2016

Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia, 5 February – 18 September 2016, Harvard Art Museum, curated by Stephen Gilchrist,


SHIMMER Woollongong Art Gallery, curated by Tess Allas, Darrell Sibosado and Tahjee Moar, 5 December 2015 – 6 March 2016

Unsettled : stories within National Museum of Australia, 27 November 2015 to 28 March 2016, curated by Kelli Cole

Becoming, University of Queensland, curated by Michael Desmond, 13 November – 13 March 2016

Exhibit A, Lock Up, Newcastle, curated by Carrie Miller, 30 Oct – 6 Dec 2015

Mildura Palimpsest: Unmapping the End of the World, curated by Jonathan Kimberley, 2 – 18 October

Counting Tidelines, Charles Darwin University, NT, curated by Amy Jackett and Sarah Pirrie , 13 August – 28 August 2015

Ghostly Nature – part 1, Adelaide Town Hall, curated by Polly Dance, 11 June – 12 July

BLAKOUT, Sydney College of the Arts, curated by Nicholas Tsoutas, 15 May – 6 June 2015.

GUIRGUIS new art prize, curated by Shelley Hinton, Ballarat Art Gallery, 11 April – 31 May

Indigenous Australia – Enduring civilisation, curated by Gaye Sculthorpe, British Museum, April – June

Ground Truthing, curator Ursula Frederick, ANU Foyer Gallery, April

(in)Visible: The first peoples and War, Lake Macquarie Art Gallery, curated by Yhonnie Scarce and Meryl Ryan, March – May

Colonial Afterlives, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, curated by Sarah Thomas, March – April, and touring nationally 2015 – 2017

The Longford Project, 10 Days on the Island, Longford township, Tasmania, March (and ongoing)

HUNTING GROUND incorporating Barbeque Area, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 23 October – 15 November, 2014 (solo exhibition)
Artist statement:

Yey Sussurus, NAIDOC exhibition, City of Joondalup, Perth, 7 June – 15 July 2014 (Group exhibition)

The Skullbone Experiment, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, March 2014 touring – June 2014 at COFA, University of NSW (Group exhibition)

Past Illusions and Present Realities, Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, Adelaide, 14 Feb – 14 March 2014 (Group exhibition)


The Z Factor, Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania, Hunter Street, Hobart, Dec 13 to Jan 31 2013 (Group exhibition)

The Lost World (Part 2), Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 23 October – 30 November 2013 (Solo exhibition)
and CAT (Contemporary Art Tasmania)

The Lost World (Part 1) CAST (Contemporary Art Studios Tasmania), Hobart. April 24-May 26. 2013 (Solo exhibition)


unDisclosed – 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, May – July 2012 (Group exhibition)

Deadly – In-between Heaven and Hell, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide, Adelaide Festival, 29 Feb – 25 March 2012 (Group exhibition)


RIVERS RUN, Devonport Regional Gallery, September 2011 (Solo exhibition)

The Missing, Bett Gallery, Hobart, June – July 2011  (Solo exhibition)

The Crossing (The Consequence of Chance), Kelly’s Gardens, Salamanca Place, Hobart, March – April 2011. 10 Days on the Island Festival (Solo exhibition)

Immemorial – reaching back beyond memory, developed by 24HR Art in collaboration with artists from Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Chan Contemporary Art Space Darwin, Curators: Norberto Roldan, Director, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila  Sudjud Dartanto, Independent Curator and Lecturer, Indonesia Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, Steve Eland, Director 24HR Art – NTCCA, Darwin, 27 October – 27 November 2011 (Group exhibition)

The Robinson Cup, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston. Curated by Damien Quilliam. Sept 2011 – Feb 2012 (Group exhibition)

Journeys: through history, theory and practice, Plimsoll Gallery, UTAS, Hobart., 29 July – 28 August 2011, curated by Paul Zika (Group exhibition)

Evolving Identities: contemporary Indigenous Art, John Curtin Gallery,13 May – 6 July 2011 (Group exhibition)

River Effects: the waterways of Tasmania, Academy Gallery, Academy of the Arts, Launceston and Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart. March – April 2011 (Group exhibition)


RIVERS RUN, Cairns Regional Gallery, 5 February – 14 March 2010 (Solo exhibition)

Immemorial, Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, October – November 2010  (Group exhibition)

Shifting Sands: Botany Bay Today. Curated by Ace Bourke and Anna Lawrenson, 2010 (Group exhibition)

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery. 20 Aug – 10 October 2010 (Group exhibition)

Littoral, Carnegie Gallery Hobart, 8 April – 16 May  2010 (Group exhibition)

Look Out, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, March – July 2010 (Group exhibition)

Preview 2010, Bett Gallery Hobart, January 2010 (Group exhibition)


Redlands Prize, Mosman Gallery, NSW. Nov-Dec 2009 (Group exhibition)                    

Clemenger Award, National Gallery of Victoria, Sept 2009 – Feb 2010 (Group exhibition)

The Dreamers, Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Emily McDaniel, Christopher Hodges, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Bill Gregory, John Mawurndjul, Vanessa Russ, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 8 July – 6 Dec 2009, (Group exhibition)

5th BIENAL de Artes VENTOSUL, Curitiba, Brazil, Aug – Nov 2009 (Group exhibition)

Recycled Library – Altered Books, curator Michael Wardell, Artspace Mackay, 4 Sept – 25 Oct 2009 and touring 2010 (Group exhibition)

Marcher sur la pelouse (Walk on the Grass), Plimsoll Gallery, Uni of Tasmania, July – Aug 2009 (Group exhibition)

Coal, clay, water, wood, Mori Gallery, Sydney, July 2009 (Group exhibition)

Returning, Barn, Rosny, Tasmania, May 2009 and touring in 2010 (Group exhibition)

Mute Relics, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Victoria, May 2009 (Group exhibition)

TRUST, Clarendon House, Evandale, Tasmania, March 2009  (Group exhibition)


Aftermath, 24 Hour Art Gallery, Darwin, 1 Aug – 5 Sept 2008 (Solo exhibition)

Fugitive History, Bett Gallery, Hobart: 11 March – 8 April 2008 (Solo exhibition)

The stuff of history, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, August  2008 (Group exhibition)

Parallel, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, August 2008 [touring 2009-2010] (Group exhibition)

Ephemeral Art at the Invisible Lodge, Friendly Beaches, Freycinet Tasmania, Feb 2008 (Group exhibition)


The Ranger, South Australia School of Art Gallery, University of South Australia, 2007  (Solo exhibition)

Interrupted – Renditions of unresolved accounts, Turner Galleries, Perth, West Australia, 2007 (Solo exhibition)

Musselroe Bay, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria, 2007 (solo exhibition)

Power and Beauty: Indigenous Art Now, Heide Museum of Modern Art, 11/2007- 03/2008 (Group exhibition)

Thresholds of Tolerance, ANU, School of Art Gallery, Canberra, 2007 (Group exhibition)

An Other Place, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, 2007 (Group exhibition)

Strait on Shore collaborative art project with King Island Community, 10 Days on the Island Festival

on the Island festival – Tasmania, Currie shop, King Island, 2007  (Group exhibition)

Urban Arboreal, City Hall Gallery, Town Hall, Melbourne, 2007 (Group exhibition)

Lessons in History: Volume 1, Grahame Gallery, Brisbane, 2007  (Group exhibition)

New Acquisitions, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania, 2007  (Group exhibition)

Indigenous Responses to Colonialism: Another Story, Adelaide Festival Centre, 2007  (Group exhibition)

Font, Central TAFE Gallery, Perth, West Australia. 2007 (Group exhibition)

The Greens auction, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, 2007 (Group exhibition)

70% Urban, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, 2007 (Group exhibition)


Biennale of Sydney, Pier 2/3, Walsh’s Bay, Sydney, 2006 (Group exhibition)

TIDAL – City of Devonport Art Award, Devonport Regional Gallery, 2006 (Group exhibition)

From an island south, Devonport Regional Gallery and ASIALINK touring 2006-08 to Lahore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Devonport, 2006 (Group exhibition)

In the world: hand, head, heart, Tamworth Textile Biennale, Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW, touring nationally to end 2008, 2006 (Group exhibition)

Senses of Place, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2006 (Group exhibition)

Single Currency, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, 2006 (Group exhibition)

Ephemeral art at the Invisible Lodge, Friendly Beaches, Freycinet, Tasmania, 2006 (Group exhibition)


Intertidal, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria, 2005 (solo exhibition)

Recent Acquisitions: City of Port Phillip, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts, Victoria, 2005 (Group exhibition)

Habitus-Habitat, 8 artists respond to Wallaman Falls, Great Walks of Queensland Art and Environment, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville (Group exhibition)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA), Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 2005 (Group exhibition)

Cross Currents, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria, 2005  (Group exhibition)

Ware and Tear, Hylands Gallery, Chewton, Victoria, 2005 (Group exhibition)

Isolation/Solitude, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, 2005 (Group exhibition)

On Island, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania, 2005 (Group exhibition)


120° of Separation, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria, 2004 (Group exhibition)

If only you knew, Melbourne City Hall, Victoria, 2004 (Group exhibition)


<Abstractions> Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Canberra. FUSIONS across the Arts – Centre for Cross Cultural Research ANU & ANU School of Art, 2003 (Group exhibition)

Outside Inside: Fragments of Place, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, Utah, USA. 9 October 2003 – 18 April 2004 (Group exhibition)


Chase, installation, Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria, 2002 – 2004 (Solo exhibition)

passages, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Mauritius, February 2002 (Solo exhibition)


Heartland, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 2001 (Solo exhibition)

Stand, Midlands Highway installation, Tasmania, 2001 (Solo exhibition)

ice, earth, air, fire, water, ice, Midlands Highways Installation, Tasmania , 2001 (Solo exhibition)

Tense Past, PhD Examination. Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2001 (Solo exhibition)

Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart, Tasmania, 2001 (Group exhibition)

‘Captive’ and ‘Witness’, ESP  Project, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania, 2001 (Group exhibition)

What’s Love got to do with it? Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Home is where the heart is, Country Arts SA. Touring exhibition, 2001 (Group exhibition)

Driving Black Home, 2000  by Julie Gough  and Natives on the River Ouse, 1838 by John Glover. Australian Collection Focus.  Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2001 (Group exhibition)

Between Phenomena The Panorama and Tasmania, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, 2001 (Group exhibition)

Response to the Island, Salamanca Arts Centre, Long Gallery, Hobart, 2001 (Group exhibition)

Native Title Business, Museum and Gallery services QLD National touring exhibition to 2005, 2001 (Group exhibition)  

Touching from a distance, Foyer, Hobart and Moores Building, Fremantle, West Australia, 2001 (Group exhibition)


Biennale of Contemporary Art, Festival of Pacific Arts, Noumea, 2000 (Group exhibition)

heart on your sleeve, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2000 (Group exhibition)

Australian Painting Now, Access Gallery, Curtin University, West Australia, 2000 (Group exhibition)

Shifting Axis, Bett Gallery, Hobart, 2000 (Group exhibition)


National Gallery of Victoria, Russell Square, 1999 (Group exhibition)

Mapping our Countries, Djamu Gallery, Australian Museum, Sydney, 1999 (Group exhibition)

TRACE – Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, England, 1999 (Group exhibition)

Whispers, Lies and Text, Central Coast Gallery, NSW, 1999 (Group exhibition)

NAIDOC Exhibition, Moonah Arts Centre, Tasmania, 1999 (Group exhibition)

Whispers, Lies and Text, Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre, 1999 (Group exhibition)

Whispers, Lies and Text, University Gallery, Launceston, 1999 (Group exhibition)

People, Places, Pastimes, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, Queensland,1999 (Group exhibition)

Butcher Cherel, Julie Dowling, Julie Gough, Artplace, Festival of Perth, 1999 (Group exhibition)

Luna Park and the Art of Mass Delirium, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Victoria, 1999 (Group exhibition)


Sculpture by the Sea, Eaglehawk Neck Bay, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, 1998 (Group exhibition)

Whispers, Lies and Text, CAST, Hobart. University Gallery, Launceston, 1998 (Group exhibition)

The Kate Challis RAKA Award Exhibition, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, 1998 (Group exhibition)

MA (Fine Arts) Exhibition, Goldsmiths College, University of London, 1998 (Group exhibition)

‘Globalising Cultural Studies ?’,  Pacific Asia Cultural Studies Conference exhibition, Goldsmiths College, London, 1998 (Group exhibition)

Telling Tales, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of Sydney and Neue Galerie am Landes Museum Joanneum, Graz, Austria, 1998 (Group exhibition)

All this and Heaven too, Adelaide Biennial, Art Gallery of South Australia, 1998 (Group exhibition)

Permanent Collection Exhibition, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 1998 (Group exhibition)


Re-collection, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 1997 (Solo exhibition)

Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World, Fulbright Symposium Exhibition, MAGNT, Darwin, 1997 (Group exhibition)

NAIDOC Exhibition, Moonah Arts Centre, Hobart, 1997 (Group exhibition)

Extracts, Boomalli Aboriginal Artist’s Co-Operative, Sydney, 1997 (Group exhibition)

Unusual Treasures, La Trobe University Gallery at Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria, 1997 (Group exhibition)

Black Humour, CCAS (Canberra Contemporary Artspace) – touring nationally to 1999, 1997 (Group exhibition)


Dark Secrets/Home Truths, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne,1996 (Solo exhibition)

Cologne Art Fair, Germany: ‘Forderprogram’, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Castlemaine Festival 1996, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, 1996 (Group exhibition)

ACAF5 (Australian Contemporary Art Fair #5) Melbourne, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Multiples and Memories, Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Historic Centre, Tasmania, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Through Their Eyes – NAIDOC Exhibition,  St Kilda Town Hall, Victoria, 1996 (Group exhibition)

NAIDOC Exhibition, Moonah Arts Centre, Hobart, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Something to do with Ears, Conservatorium of Music, University of Tasmania, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Wijay Na ? (Which way now ?),   Exhibition – 24 Hr Art, Darwin, 1996 (Group exhibition)

New Music Tasmania, installation ‘Disturbed Nature’ Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Mutiny on the Docks, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 1996 (Group exhibition)

Handbag, Festival Theatre Foyer, Adelaide, 1996 (Group exhibition)


On a Mission, Boomalli Gallery, Sydney, 1995 (Group exhibition)

Significant Distractions, Couch Culture Gallery, Hobart, 1995 (Group exhibition)

New Faces – New Directions, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 1995 (Group exhibition)

Nuini – We have Survived, University of Tasmania Gallery, Launceston, 1995 (Group exhibition)

Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995 (Group exhibition)


Art From Trash, Moonah Arts Centre, Tasmania, 1994 (Group exhibition)

Presto, Honours Graduate Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, 1994 (Group exhibition)

National Graduate Exhibition, P.I.C.A. West Australia, 1994 (Group exhibition)

12 Days Stuck in a Hole, Fine Arts Gallery, UTAS, Tasmania, 1994 (Group exhibition)

Superfictions – National Touring Exhibition to 1996, 1994 (Group exhibition)


Curtin University BFA Graduate Show, Bentley, West Australia, 1993 (Group exhibition)


A Matter of Degree Group Show, Craft Council Gallery, Perth, 1992 (Group exhibition)


End of First Year Exhibition Curtin University, West Australia, 1991 (Group exhibition)