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On now until 30 July!
Peter Dawson + Debbie Mourtzios + Joanne Kemerer

This group exhibition will delight those with a love of contemporary nostalgia with paintings and drawings by Peter Dawson, linocuts and gouache paintings by Debbie Mourtzios and paintings by Joanne Kemerer.

ARTIST TALKS: 2pm this Saturday

If you missed the great opening night for IN RETROSPECT last Saturday or if you want to catch up with the 3 artists again, then GOOD NEWS: Peter Dawson and Debbie Mourtzios will be at Metropolis Gallery at 2pm this Saturday 23rd July to discuss their inspiration and the techniques employed in their artworks for this exhibition. Joanne Kemerer will also be on hand to have a chat.
Please RSVP on 5221 6505.


Artists, friends and guests enjoyed the warm launch of IN RETROSPECT last Saturday evening.




Steve Salo - finalist in
The Salon des Refuses

Steve Salo's Archibald Prize entry pictured left Simon Laherty, actor, Back to Back Theatre has been selected for The Salon des Refusés exhibition at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, the ‘alternative’ exhibition selected from the many works not chosen as finalists for the official Archibald exhibition.

Steve is an incredibly focussed and hard working artist and we congratulate him on this great recognition of his progress as a portrait artist.

Simon Laherty, Actor, Back to Back Theatre, oil on canvas, 120 x 160 cm
Finalist Salon des Refusés 2016, National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery




MONO presents exciting and diverse works by contemporary Australian printmakers Tony Ameneiro, Kim Barter, Anita Iacovella, Bruno Leti, Debra Luccio, Janice McBride, James Pasakos , Linda Robertson and Wayne Viney.

Kim Barter

Tony Ameneiro

Wayne Viney

Geelong Picture Framers at Metropolis Gallery

Geelong Picture Framers

Geelong Picture Framers is a busy custom-framing workshop located upstairs at Metropolis Gallery. We specialise in the conservation framing of paintings and works on paper, sentimental family treasures and memorabilia. We stretch canvases and also frame everything from posters and paintings to football jumpers and other 3D objects.

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