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: [email protected]


NAS staff and alumna Annelies Jahn is part of a group exhibition, Long stories, Short Films at ruimte CAESUUR. Exhibition: 20 December – 15 January


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


The National Art School’s 2023 international residency recipients are: MFA Painting 2021 alumnus Sophia Lee Georgas at the British School in Rome; and Nic Fern (MFA Drawing graduate),  Sadhbha Cockburn (MFA Drawing graduate) and Geoff Kleem (Head of Photomedia) at the Onslow Storrier Studio at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, which will undergo renovation from July – September, 2023.

NAS alumni Corey Black, Sebastian Conti, Charlotte Fetherston, Stafford Gaffney, Gala Grahovac, Melinda Hunt, Aarone Neill, Sylvie Veness, and Alice Xu are part of a group exhibition, REUNION: Exhibition of selected National Art School Graduates on view at Australian Galleries. Exhibition: 24 January – 12 February 2023.

NAS alumna Karla Dickens as a survey show, Embracing Shadows, at Campbelltown Arts Centre. Exhibition: 3 January – 12 March 2023

NAS staff and alumna Annelies Jahn has a solo online show, Horizons on Exhibition: 14 Jan 2023

NAS alumni Ken Done and Annalisa Ferraris have a group exhibition at Clayton Ultz as part of the Clayton Utz Art Partnership Sydney. Exhibition: 24 November 2022 – November 2023

NAS staff Leyla Stevens is in the group show Liquid Mountains at Bondi Pavilion. Exhibition: 17 December, 2022 – 29 January, 2023

NAS staff Lynda Draper, Ebony Russell and Daniel Mudie Cunninghamare in the group show Thinking through Pink at Wollongong Regional Gallery. Exhibition: 3 December, 2022 – 5 March, 2023

NAS alumni Justine Roche, Fiona Billyard and Armando Chant have a group exhibition, Elements, showing at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Exhibition: 8 February – 5 March 2023

Congratulations to NAS alumni and staff John Bokor, Liz Bradshaw, Armando Chant, Fiona Currey-Billyard, Clare Delaney, Nic Fern, Angus Fisher, Joanna Gambotto, Sylvia Griffin, Martin Oldfield, Jayanto Tan, Luke Thurgate, Alan Tracey, Nina Walton and Gary Warner who are finalists in the Dobell Drawing Prize #23 in the NAS Gallery. Exhibition: 31 March – 10 June, 2023

Congratulations to NAS staff Carolyn Mckenzie-Craig who has been awarded a Megalo residency for 2023.

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

Congratulations to NAS alumni who have been awarded a residency at Bundanon in 2023, Alex KaraconjiNina WaltonAlma Studholme, Ebony Russell, Lisa Jones, Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Therese Keogh and Michael McIntyre.

Congratulations to NAS alumni Armando Chant who has recieved the Dominik Mersch Gallery Award on view at Dominik Mersch Gallery. Exhibition: 10 March – 8 April 2023

Congratulations to NAS staff Daniel Mudie Cunningham who is guest co-artistic director at Performance Space for 2023.

Congratulations to NAS staff Chelsea Lehman who edited and is an author of Dark Eden: Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture published by Art + Australia and the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.

NAS alumni Drew Connor Holland and Locust Jones are in a group exhibition Wrestlemania at Rockhampton Regional Art Gallery. Exhibition: 19 November 2022 – 26 February 2023

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