IAVA Feature Exhibitions

The following is a list of featured exhibitions of IAVA members including the Annual IAVA showcase:

Poster2014 Showcase – Transmission

An exhibition showing the diversity of IAVA members practice, held at Project Contemporary Artspace.

Curated by Moira Kirkwood

Artists: Tammie Castles, Gary Christian, Paula Gowans, Michael Huppatz, Jennifer Jackson, Alena Kennedy, Deborah Redwood, Melissa Ritchie, Jenny Tubby, Mary Wingrave and T.S. Zaracostas.




IAVA-showcase-for-emailing2013 Showcase  – IAVA Showcase

An exhibition showing the diversity of IAVA members practice, held at Project Contemporary Artspace.

Artists: Damian Bancks, Natasha Benten, Julie Donnelly, Peter James Hewitt, Kendal Heyes, Katrina O’Brien, Peter O’Brien, Lara Seresin, Sue Smalkowski, Kate Stehr, Greer Taylor


2012 Unfolding

IAVA artists exploring the idea of ‘unfolding’ in the context of Australian Artists in the Asian Century at the Nan Tien Temple, Berkeley.

Curated by Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis.

Artists: Kendal Heyes, Jennifer Jackson, Garry Jones, Alena Kennedy, Flossie Peitsch, Jennifer Portman, Deborah Redwood, Robert Reid, Sue Smalkowski, Arja Välimäki, Vyvian Wilson, Mary Wingrave.

2012 ShowcaseHabitat_Artefact-invitationHabitat Artefact 

Notions of place, home, and influences of the inhabited physical environment are explored in over 20 works of art at Project Contemporary Artspace. Works explored and interpreted the local environment with based on the concept of Habitat Artefact

Curated by Mary Wingrave

Artists: Alannah Dreise, Andrew Netherwood, Arja Välimäki, Emily Windon, Gillian Day, Mary Wingrave, Melanie Duncan, Paula Schiller Gowans, Rike Krishnabhakdi, Robert Reid, Sue Smalkowski, T.S. Zaracostas, Virginia Settre, and Vyvian Wilson.


2011 ShowcaseLine-of-Sight-opening – Line of Sight

IAVA’s inaugural annual showcase exhibition at Project Contemporary Artspace.  Line of Sight refers to the long, thin line of the Illawarra region which lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Great Dividing Range. Line of Sight also signifies the artists unique viewpoint and makes references to geography, orientation, and history of use of perspective within art making.

Curated by Anita Larkin and Libby Bloxham

Artists:  Angela Forrest, Greer Taylor, Jennifer Jackson, Dinah Fear, Anita Larkin, Sue Bessell, Liz Jeneid, Alena Kennedy, Judy Bourke, Jennifer Portman, Libby Bloxham and Deborah Redwood