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


Bondi Pavilion Gallery
20 February - 4 March
10am - 5pm daily

As a part of the Surfs Up @ the Pav, the Bondi Pavilion Gallery will present the works of local artist James Robinson. Robinson brings a lifetime love affair with the ocean and is known for his unique style combining drawing and woodwork. His handmade wooden surfboards and paddles are inspired by the traditional Hawaiian surf craft known as Paipo’s & Alaia’s and adorned with illustrative detailed artwork burnt into the fibres of the wood in a hand drawn process called Pyrography.

Drift will be a unique showcase, transporting the viewer into a different realm, join him for the ride.

Coming soon


Dear Sincere Friend

20 March - 1 April. DEAR SINCERE FRIEND. Artist: Andrew Christie. Before being removed from the British Museum, Andrew Christie was able to manually 3D-scan multiple marble sculptures of Greek origin, most significantly sections of the Parthenon Marbles.


Tender Young Creatures - The House That Dan Built

16 - 19 April. TENDER YOUNG CREATURES - THE HOUSE THAT DAN BUILT. Tender Young Creatures is a live installation centred around the theme of young women walking at night. Inspired by the classic tale of Red Riding Hood, the performance is a contemporary look at the wolf which lives inside us.


Cross Currents

17 – 29 April. CROSS CURRENTS. Artist: Yori Tajitsu Price. In the Shinto Animist tradition, elements of the landscape are used in art both to represent larger nature spirits and to connect the observer with those spirits. Yori has drawn on this tradition to express her experience of nature’s harmony.


Art And Its Making - The Tutors Of Waverley Woollahra Art School

8-20 May. ART AND ITS MAKING - THE TUTORS OF WAVERLEY WOOLLAHRA ART SCHOOL. Art And Its Making showcases the quality and diversity of art learning at Waverley Woollahra Art School by connecting the tutors’ personal art practices to the lessons they create in the classroom.


What Lies Beneath: Under The Waverley Waves

22 May – 3 June. WHAT LIES BENEATH: UNDER THE WAVERLEY WAVES. In this photographic exhibition, five international divers take you on a deep dive into a magical ocean world, showcasing the diversity and colour of local marine life.


Colong Wilderness Foundation

5-17 June. COLONG WILDERNESS FOUNDATION. Artist: Henry Gold OAM. Showcasing the beauty of our natural heritage, the work of honorary photographer Henry Gold OAM aims to educate about current issues facing the Australian wilderness.


The Great North Walk

31 July – 9 August. THE GREAT NORTH WALK. The Great North Walk is a historical and geographically significant pathway which connects the cities of Sydney and Newcastle. This walk traverses a distance of 250kms encompassing National Parks, State Forests, bush and coastline, all of which reside on a bedrock of sandstone.



21 August - 2 September. BRUSHSTROKES. Artists: Frannie Deane, Diane Geffen, Yvonne Gorman and Mary Johnson. Meeting at the esteemed Julian Ashton Art School, these four local artists are all classically trained with an atelier style. As contemporary painters, working in the eastern suburbs, the natural beauty of the local areais reflected through their work.


A Golden Age

11 - 23 September. A GOLDEN AGE. Artist: John Witzig. His new exhibition, A Golden Age utilises his personal archive to reveal a significant shift in the story of Australian surf history.



25 September - 1 October. ILLUSIONS. Artist: Yelena Reevis. Working in a painting style she refers to as Surreal Symbolism, local artist Yelena Revis creates allegorical parodies which are layered with symbols and meaning.



3 - 14 October. WONDERLANDS. Artist: Catherine Steele. Wonderlands is an illustration collection inspired by two stories- the timeless classic, Alice in Wonderland and an original fairytale, The Little Red Suitcase.


Walking On Bondi Beach - The Last 10 Years

16 - 28 October. WALKING ON BONDI BEACH -THE LAST 10 YEARS. Artist: David Itzkowic. Walking the Beach – the last 10 years is a fun and fascinating archive of the unique relationship between the beach and those who occupy it. This is Bondi, captured through Bondi eyes.


World Of Interiors

20 November - 2 December. WORLD OF INTERIORS. Artists: Anna John and Koji Rui. Anna John is an artist and musician interested in the materiality of immaterial things. Koji Ryui re-configures quotidian materials into sculptural propositions with minimal gestures and a playful sensibility.


Terra Incognita

4 - 16 December. TERRA INCOGNITA. Artist: Alex Munt. Taking to his own personal photographic archive to locate moments of banality, ritual and happenstance in the everyday.



6 - 18 March. INTERTIDAL. Intertidal is a solo exhibition about the beach, people and nature by Sydney artist Carol Hudson. Carol presents thoughtful, quirky and beautiful ceramics based machines, sculpture and drawings that explore new ways of thinking about our current environmental crisis.

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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