Alumni Exhibitions

Sassy Park, 'Apothecary Now!', 2021 Photo: Karl Schwerdtfeger

alumni, staff and student exhibitions

At any one time there are hundreds of exhibitions around the world featuring NAS Alumni. Here is a selection of alumni, staff and student exhibitions on this month. If you would like to submit details of your exhibition – please contact our Marketing Team:


NAS staff, students and alumni Annelies Jahn, Anya Pesce, Susan Andrews, Jan Handel, Lynne Eastaway, Mandy Burgess, Margaret Roberts, Michelle Le Dain, Pamela Leung, Ro Murray and Sarah Fitzgerald are part of a group satellite exhibition Que des femmes /Only women on view at Factory 49 as part of the 6th international biennale of non objective art in Pont de Claix, France. Exhibition: 24 November – 4 December 2021

NAS staff Rolande Souliere is part of a group Indigenous Womxn Banner Project at Ashbridges Bay, (curated by Red Embers) in Toronto, Canada. Exhibition: 9 November 2021 – 1 January 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumna Catherine O’Donnell who is a finalist in the 2021 The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, London, England, on view online. Exhibition: 18 November – 5 December 2021

New South Wales

NAS alumnus Ryan Hoffman has a solo exhibition, Notes on Falling, on view at Liverpool Street Gallery. Exhibition: 11 November – 4 December 2021

NAS alumna Louise Tuckwell has a solo exhibition, Cuboids, on view online on the Gallery 9 website. Exhibition: 27 October – 11 December 2021

NAS alumna Sierra McManus has a solo exhibition, New Forms, Old Stories, on view at Michael Reid Gallery. Exhibition: 1–11 December 2021

NAS Short Courses students Fiona Chaplin and Gail Barfod have a group exhibition, Intertwined, on view at Balmain Watch House Gallery. Exhibition: 3–12 December 2021

NAS alumnus Andrew Hopkins has a solo exhibition, Replica, on view at Robin Gibson Gallery. Exhibition: 20 November – 15 December 2021

NAS alumnae Maria Constantinescu and Sophie Lampert have a duo exhibition, KOSMOS, on view at Chrissie Cotter Gallery. Exhibition: 9–19 December 2021

NAS alumna Zoe Tweedale has a solo exhibition on view at Robin Gibson Gallery. Exhibition: 26 November – 21 December 2021

NAS alumna Sassy Park has a solo exhibition, Apothecary Now!, on view at Object Space at the Australian Design Centre. Exhibition: 18 November 2021 – 25 January 2022

NAS alumnus Aryadharma Aaron Matheson is part of a group exhibition, Presence of Mind, on view at Gallery Lane Cove. Exhibition: 10 December 2021 – 26 February 2022

NAS alumna Sarah Goffman has a solo exhibition, Applied Arts, on view at the Chau Chak Wing Museum. Exhibition: Late 2021 – April 2022

NAS alumna Justine Youssef and staff Dean Cross are part of a group exhibition, Eucalyptusdom, on view at the Powerhouse Museum. Exhibition: 1 July 2021 – 1 May 2022

Numerous NAS alumni, staff and former staff are in the show Clay Dynasty on view at the Powerhouse Museum. These include Rod Bamford, Stephen Bird, Les Blakebrough, Louise Boscacci, Richard Brooks, Barbara Campbell-Allen, Don Court, Janet DeBoos, Lynda Draper, Ivan Englund, Merran Esson, Diogenes Farri, Suzanne Forsyth Hatch, Simone Fraser, Marea Gazzard, Ivan Gluch, Steve Harrison, Patsy Hely, Won-Seok Kim, Juz Kitson, Col Levy, Sandra Lockwood, Janet Mansfield, Ian McKay, Graham Oldroyd, Maricelle Olivier, Jenny Orchard, Anders Ousback, Sassy Park, Alan Peascod, Peter Rushforth, Ebony Russell, Bernard Sahm, Bill Samuels, Leonard Smith, Sandra Taylor, Thancoupie, Peter Travis, Toni Warburton, Amanda Warner, Roswitha Wulff. Exhibition: From 11 October 2021 – 17 July 2022

NAS alumni Fiona Foley and Mason Kimber are part of a group exhibition, MCA Collection: Perspectives on Place, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Exhibition: 26 February 2021 – 4 September 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumnus Johann Tovar Carrera who is a finalist the 2021 Sculpture on the Farm Prize. NAS Director and CEO Steven Alderton will be a judge for this year’s prize. View the exhibition online from 1 October 2021.

Congratulations to NAS alumni Luke Kennedy, winner of the Acrylic Prize and Mayor’s Prize, and Annette Bukovinsky, winner of the Mixed Media Prize, in the 2021 Waverley Art Prize. We also extend our congratulations to NAS alumni Adrienne Overall, Aimee Gardyne, Annalisa Ferraris, Brett Anthony Moore, Dani McKenzie, Dean Brown, Giles Alexander, Tristan Chant and Zoe Young, and staff Jacqui Driver, who are all finalists. The exhibition is available to view online.

Congratulations to NAS community who are finalists in the 2021 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. Alumni Lucy O’Doherty, Craig Waddell, Madeleine Winch and staff Rodney Pople are finalists, and alumni Natasha Walsh, Kevin McKay, Mark Rowden, Alun Rhys Jones, Margaret Ackland, Mitch Cairns, Ray Monde, Adam Norton, India Mark, James Drinkwater and Guy Morgan are semi-finalists. The exhibition is available to view online.

Congratulations to NAS alumni Anne Delaney, Jenny Herbert-Smith, Ray Monde, Debbey Watson, and staff Lisa Jones and Rodney Pople who are finalists in the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2021. NAS alumna Mechelle Bounpraseuth received the 2021 Special Commendation Award. Exhibition is on view at the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf from 3 November – 5 December 2021

We would like to congratulate everyone from the NAS Community who are finalists in the Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2021, on view at Campbelltown Arts Centre. NAS alumni Annette Bukovinsky, Tristan Chant, Joshua Charadia, Sarah Edmondson, Rebecca Gallo, Amelia Lynch, Lisa Patroni, Justine Youssef, Head of Painting Stephen Little, and staff Caroyln Craig and Jacqui Driver are finalists in the Open Prize. NAS Alumni Hyun-Hee Lee, Lisa Patroni and Jayanto Tan are finalists in the Contemporary Prize. NAS Alumni Annabel Butler, Carmel Byrne, Maryanne Wick are finalists in the Traditional Prize. Exhibition: 30 October – 10 December 2021

We would like to congratulate everyone from the NAS Community who are finalists and semifinalists in the 2021 KAAF Art Prize, on view at the Korean Cultural Centre Gallery. NAS alumna Catherine O’Donnell is the winner of the art prize, alumna Christine Druitt-Preston received highly commended, and alumnus Tristan Chant received the judges’ commendation. NAS alumni Julie Harris, Kyra Henley, James Jones, Gihee Helen Lee, Kevin McKay, Candice Reid-Latimer, Sally Stokes and staff Charles Cooper are all prize finalists. NAS alumnae Annabel Butler and Rosemary Lee are prize semifinalists. Exhibition: 5 November – 10 December 2021

Congratulations to NAS alumnus Christopher Dewar, one of the two winners of the 2021 Defiance Award on view at Defiance Gallery Mary Place. NAS alumni Peter Godwin, Clara Hali, Jan King, Kyle Murrell, and alumna and NAS Fellow Ann Thomson are all selected finalists. Exhibition: 28 November – 18 December 2021

Congratulations to NAS alumnae Margaret Ackland, Michelle Belgiorno, Ann Cape, Jacqueline Hennessy, Nicole Kelly, Marie Mansfield, Matilda Michell, Justine Muller, Kirsty Neilson, Sassy Park, Zoe Young and NAS Fellow Wendy Sharpe who are finalists in the Portia Geach Memorial Award, on view at S.H. Ervin Gallery. Exhibition: 4 November – 19 December 2021

We would like to congratulate everyone from the NAS Community who are finalists in the 2021 Greenway Art Prize. NAS alumni Annabel Butler, Geoff Harvey, Judith Macrae, Kathryn Cowen, Ochre Lawson, Ro Murray and Tania Mason are finalists in the Open Art category, NAS alumni Hannah McKellar and Liz Bradshaw are finalists in the Small Sculpture category, and NAS alumna Maria Christou is a finalists in the Photo category. Exhibition is on view at the Mungo Scott Building from 3–19 December 2021.

We would like to congratulate everyone from the NAS Community who are finalists in the Gosford Art Prize 2021. NAS alumni Casey Chen, Ben King and Amelia Lynch are finalists for the Gosford Ceramics Prize. NAS alumni Olivia Arnold, Chris Byrnes, Tristan Chant, Sarah Edmondson, Mandy Francis, Ingrid Haydon, Pamela Honeyfield, Yvonne Langshaw, Aliki Yiorkas and staff member Deborah Marks who are finalists in the Gosford Art Prize 2021, on view at at Gosford Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 30 October 2021 – 9 January 2022.

Congratulations to NAS alumna Anna Dudek, winner of Les Sculptures Refusées 2021, on view at Q Station Manly. NAS alumni Johann Tovar Carrera, Sarah Fitzgerald and Tania McMurtry, and staff Simon Hodgson are Prize finalists. Exhibition: 20 October 2021 – 27 January 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Margaret Ackland, Christine Druitt-Preston, Todd Fuller, Geoff Harvey, Philjames, Nicole Kelly, Rosemary Lee, Kevin McKay, Catherine O’Donnell, current student Belinda Yee and staff Stephanie Monteith who are all finalists in the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, on view at Hazelhurst Art Centre. Exhibition: 22 January – 27 March 2022

Congratulations to NAS staff Dean Cross who is a finalist in The National Photography Prize 2022, on view at the Murray Art Museum Albury. The Prize will be judge by NAS Head of Sculpture Hany Armanius. Exhibition opens 25 February 2022.

Australian Capital Territory

NAS alumna Yvonne Audette, Jean Broome-Norton, Elisabeth Cummings, Karla Dickens, Mona Hessing, Jenny Kee, Darani Lewers, Fiona Lowry, Susan Norrie, current staff Jude Rae, and former staff Margel Hinder, Aida Tomescu and Marian Tubbs are all part of Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now Part Two, on view at the National Gallery of Australia. Exhibition: 12 June 2021 – 26 January 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Catherine O’Donnell, Todd Fuller and staff Lisa Jones, who are finalists in the 2021 M16 Drawing Prize, on view at M16 Artspace. Exhibition: Until 10 December 2021


Congratulations to NAS student Ali Yahayori who received an Honorable Mention in the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, on view at the Monash Gallery of Art. NAS alumna Justine Varga and staff Joanne Handley are also prize finalists. Exhibition: 5 November – 5 December 2021

Congratulations to NAS alumnus Jayanto Tan who is a finalist in the churchie emerging art prize 2021, on view at the Institute of Modern Art. Exhibition: 9 October – 18 December 2021

Congratulations to NAS alumna Catherine O’Donnell, who is a finalist in the 2021 The Rick Amor Drawing Award, on view at the McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery. Exhibition: 11 November 2021 – 5 February 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Chris Casali and Tania Mason, and student Katika Schultz, who are finalists in the 2021 SPLASH Contemporary Watercolour Award, on view at the McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery. Exhibition: 11 November 2021 – 5 February 2022


NAS alumna Neridah Stockley has a solo exhibition, A Secular View, on view at Redland Art Gallery. Exhibition: 17 October – 5 December 2021

NAS alumna Catherine O’Donnell has a solo exhibition, Drawn to Home, on view at The Condensery – Somerset Regional Art Gallery. Exhibition: 6 November 2021 – 23 January 2022

South Australia

NAS staff Chelsea Lehmann is part of a two-person exhibition, Counter Histories, with Chris Aerfeldt (France) on view at at Praxis Artspace. Exhibition: 4 November – 3 December 2021

NAS alumni Mitch Cairns and Julie Rrap, and staff Dean Cross are part of the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State, on view at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Exhibition: 4 March – 5 June 2022

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