Alumni Exhibitions

Vivienne Binns, The Aftermath and the Ikon of Fear (detail), 1984-1985. Acrylic on canvas. 160 x 160 x 3cm. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and Tate, with support from the Qantas Foundation in 2015, purchased 2020. Image courtesy and © the artist. Photograph: Zan Wimberley

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 Alumna Georgia Saxelby is part of a group exhibition, Make-Believe on show at the American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC. Exhibition: 10 September – 11 December 2022.


NAS Staff Rolande Souliere is part of a group exhibition, Scent of Movements on show at Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada. Exhibition: 17 September – 27 November 2022.


NAS alumnus Anthony White has a solo exhibition, The Curious Eye Never Runs Dry, on view at The Mark Rothko Art Centre. Exhibition: 8 July – 16 October 2022


NAS alumna Gabriella Hirst has a solo exhibition, Battlefield, on view at Kunsthalle Osnabrück. Exhibition: 25 June – 5 March 2023


Congratulations to NAS alumna Emily Harris who is a finalist in the Parkin Drawing Prize.\


Congratulations to NAS MFA Student Ali Tahayori who is a finalist in the Vantage Point Sharjah Photography Prize. Exhibition: 15 September – 11 December 2022.


NAS staff Dr Ella Dreyfus’ documentary film Dreyfus Drei is screening in September at Limmud Oz, Festival of Jewish Ideas, Melbourne; Jewish Museum Creglingen, Germany; and the FerFilm International Film Festival in Ferizaj, Republic of Kosovo.

NAS Alumna Jane Alexander has a solo exhibition, Under Brush on show at NAS Alumna Trenna Austin Gallery. Exhibition: 26 August – 11 September.

NAS Staff Rolande Souliere and Jason Phu are part of a group exhibition, 52 Actions on show at Penrith Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 27 August – 27 November 2022.

NAS staff Joe Wilson is part of a group exhibition, 2022 Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship on show at the NAS Gallery. Exhibition: 24 August – 11 September.

NAS Student Elizabeth Cowell has a group exhibition with Open Bite Printmakers on show during Sydney Contemporary at Carriageworks (Booth C05) 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh. Exhibition: 08 September – 11 September.

NAS Alumnus Giles Alexander has a double exhibition, Self Titled, on show at Olsen Gallery 63 Jersey Road Woollahra. Both exhibitions: 31 August – 17 September. This will be followed by a third exhibition, also Self Titled, on show at Olsen Gallery 63 Jersey Road Woollahra. Exhibition: 14 October – 31 October.

NAS staff Steven Cavanagh is part of a group exhibition Material Measure, on view at Orange Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 30 July – 25 September 2022

NAS alumna Vivienne Binns has a solo exhibition, On and through the Surface, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Exhibition: until 25 September 2022

NAS staff Carolyn Craig, alumni Casey Chen and Shireen Taweel, and staff and alumni Luke Thurgate and Justine Youssef are part of a group exhibition, Inland See, on view at Grafton Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 9 July – 11 September 2022.

NAS alumni Jenny Herbert-Smith and Emily Ebbs have a group exhibition, THIS is the new black 2.0, on view at Deutsche Bank Place 126 Phillip Street, Sydney. Exhibition open by appointment.

NAS staff member Chelsea Lehmann is part of an online group exhibition with GAG Projects

NAS Alumna Tanya Linney has a solo exhibition Mistints showing at Chalk Horse Gallery. Exhibition: 01 September – 24 September.

NAS student Carina Capone’s solo exhibition Zephyrus is showing at Little Yellow Studio Collective, 350 Parramatta Rd Ground Floor Stanmore. Exhibition 21 September – 14 October.

NAS Alumni Conor O’Shea’s solo exhibition Drawing and Sculpture is showing at Kronenberg Mais Wright.  91 Stanley Street, East Sydney. Exhibition: 23 September – 15 October.

Congratulations to NAS alumni Mark Booth, Philippa Hagon, Hyun Hee Lee, Pamela Leung, Joanne Makas, Leisa Saige, Jayanto Tan, Whimbrel Wilson and current student Em Ingram-Shute who are exhibiting as part of the 12th annual HIDDEN Rookwood Sculpture exhibition, on view at Rookwood Cemetery. Exhibition: 10 September – 9 October 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Virginia Lydiard, Anna Broome, Brooke Marchel, Yalan Chen, Nakisha Jamieson, Amber Bolton, Aliki Tsopanian, Alison Anderson, Samantha Jade, Penelope Blunsden, Ye Jin (Grace) Won, Sophia Thompson Keppel Richards and Carolyn Lee who are finalists in the Clyde & Co Art Project 2022, and to Samantha Jade, Anna Broome and Amber Bolton who received awards.

Congratulations to NAS alumna Sarah Tracton who is a finalist in the Wyndham Art Prize and received honourable mention in the International SIT Furniture Design Award.

Congratulations to ceramics lecturer Louise Boscacci who has written a chapter in a new bookPostcards from the Anthropocene: Unsettling the Politics of Representation, published in April.

Congratulations to NAS lecturer Joan Ross and Staff Carolyn Mckenzie-Craig who were featured in the recent NGA publication Printed images by Australian Artists 1942-2020 by Roger Butler.

Congratulations to NAS staff and alumna Deborah Beck who participated in The Last Outlaws podcast, which was awarded a 2022 NSW Premier’s History Award in the Digital History category.

Congratulations to NAS staff Damian Dillon and David Manley and student Samantha Jade who are finalists in the 2022 Bowness Photography Prize at Monash University. Exhibition: 29 September – 13 November 2022

Congratulations to NAS staff Deborah Marks, who is a finalist in the 2022 Mosman Art Prize, on view at Mosman Art Gallery. Exhibition: 27 August – 2 October, 2022

Congratulations to NAS Alumna Gillian Hodes, who is a finalist in the 2022 Gosford Ceramics Prize, on view at Gosford Regional Art Gallery. Exhibition: 20 August – 23 September, 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Mark Booth, Amelia Lynch, Shireen Taweel, and staff Lynda Draper, who are finalists in the Woollahra Small Sculpture Art Prize on view at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Exhibition: 12 October 2022 – 20 November

NAS alumnus Charles Cooper is launching a monograph on his work. ‘Charles Copper on Location’ is being launched on Saturday 10 September at Annandale Galleries and it will be presented by NAS Head of Art History and Theory Dr Michael Hill.

Congratulations to NAS Alumni Ebony Russel for winning the Meroogal Women’s Art Prize, alongside NAW alumni finalists Jane Burton Taylor, Sarah Edmondson, Sassy Park and Ebony Russel on view at Meroogal House. Exhibition 17 September – 22 April 2023

Congratulations to NAS alumna Eliza Gosse who won the Allan Gamble Award (for built environment) in the Mosman Art Prize, on view at Mosman Art Gallery. Exhibition: 27 August – 2 October, 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumna Maryanne Wick who is a finalist in the Kedumba Drawing Award, on view at Kedumba Gallery. Exhibition: 03 – 25 September, 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumna Maryanne Wick who is a finalist in the Lake Art Prize, on view at the Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie. Exhibition: 24 September – 11 December, 2022

Congratulations to NAS staff Stephen Bird and alumni Karla Dickens, Stafford Gaffney and Caleb Reid-Boquist who are finalists in the Wollumbin Art Award 2022 at Tweed Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 30 September to 20 November 2022

Congratulations to NAS student Marea Reed who has received an honorable mention in the 2022 Px3 Paris Photography Prize.

Congratulations to NAS alumni Belinda Yee who is a finalist in the National Works on Paper Prize 2022 at The Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 13 August – 27 November 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumna Sarah Tracton who is a finalist for Australia’s Next Top Designer. Sarah also has a solo show, Light Permeates Silence, at Glowing Structures Gallery as part of the Craft Contemporary program. Exhibition: October 28 – November 16, 2022

Congratulations to NAS alumni Amanda Bromfield and Anne Kwasner who are finalists in the 2022 North Queensland Ceramic Awards at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 22 July – 25 September 2022

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