Bondi Pavilion Gallery

Applications now open for 2018

Located in the iconic heritage listed Bondi Pavilion, the Bondi Pavilion Gallery hosts an international audience with visitors from all walks of life. Boasting enormous visitation, Bondi Pavilion Gallery is a creative hub placed on the foreshore of contemporary Australian Culture.

Applications close Monday 31 July 2017 at 5pm  for consideration for a 2018 exhibition.

If you have problems with your application, please contact

Current exhibition


Drift Group
17/01/17 – 29/01/17
Bondi Pavilion Gallery
10am – 5pm daily

‘Drift’ exhibition is an artistic response to the ocean in its many moods. Sisters, Di Crisp and Jenny Gibney and Jenny’s daughter, Simone Gibney have collaborated to bring together their paintings in oil on canvas as well as a series of photographic images reflecting the sea, coastal life and even the contrasting urban feeling of Bondi. The work is dramatic and moody, mostly impressionistic and sometimes playful. It began as a coming together of the three women to paint, draw and photograph the coastline and developed into the concept for the exhibition.

Coming Soon 

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Waverley Artist Studios Presents: SYNAPSE

Synapse presents the work of five past and present Waverley Artist Studios residents whose practices bridge traditional forms of art making to incorporate sound, screen, robotics and science.

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Eighty years with a brush

Bondi Pavilion Gallery presents a retrospective exhibition of the work of local artist and teacher Effim Novak, a celebrated Russian painter who now gives tuition to students from across the Eastern Beaches of Sydney.

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1Q84 was inspired by Murakami’s novel of the same name in which the notion of an alternate reality is evoked. In this exhibition, this new 21st century world is a fake one, and it is in this fake world that we findour reality

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In this exhibition, the group of designers, architects and visual artists who form 4play will be working individually and collaboratively to occupy the space in a playful and experimental way, creating interactions between the works and an intriguing journey through the space.

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Memories of mermaids

Memories of the Mermaids is about the Blackman family experience of Bondi; the surfers, swimmers, sunbathers and family scenarios, spanning across the decades and several generations.

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Head On – Ludlites Love Utopia

This year marks the 501st anniversary of Thomas More’s classic book ‘Utopia’, considered one of the most important works of European humanism in which More describes the ideal city and state.

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The Pauline McLeod Awards 2017

To celebrate 2017 National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), the Pauline McLeod Awards come to Bondi Pavilion, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision.

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Open Bite printmakers

Open Bite Printmakers will hold an exciting new show, ‘Endless. The emphasis will be on Bondi, past and present. They will showcase a variety of print techniques including etching, woodblock (notably Japanese woodblock), collagraph, monoprint, linocut, lithograph and screenprint.


Clay - where I came from

This exhibition is a visual journey of where clay comes from and where it is going. It will show the process of how the natural resource becomes an artistic material and will demonstrate how a wide variety of contemporary artists have used it in our post modern era.

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Listen to the land

Regional artists Meg Sprouster and Barb Strand bring together the essence and spirituality of the Australian landscape, with works that are contemporary, colourful, and sensitive interpretations of our country.

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The sky is falling

In the exhibition The Sky is Falling… Project Kollective Spaces (PKS) explores the huge impact urban development is having on the quality of our environment and the rising tension between our built and natural environments.

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Katrina Lezaic

Katrina Lezaic’s photographic series unpicks the human resistance to forgetting the past and the reckoning needed to shape the future.

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Jo Katsiaris is a multi disciplinary artist working across the mediums of painting, drawing and installation. In ‘Raw II’, Jo continues to explore themes surrounding the rawness of the human condition, the fragility of our environment and the beauty of imperfection.

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When most people think of Bondi, they imagine a singular narrative focused on a spectacular beach populated with beautiful people, surfers, skateboarders, trendy cafes and penthouses… And yes, that’s all part of the local scene.

Need more information?
Visual Arts Programs and Gallery Co-ordinator
Phone: (02) 9083 8790

Gallery open 10-5pm daily.

Free Admission.

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