Local Galleries

Arts Inc Gallery

Visit the Arts Inc Gallery website for more information.

Established in 2012, Apollo Bay Arts Inc gallery is a quality exhibition space on the Great Ocean Road.

The aim of the Gallery is to encourage and support local and emerging artists by providing a quality, accessible and affordable gallery space for them to exhibit their work. Individuals and groups are encouraged to exhibit.

Apollo Bay Art Gallery is an initiative of Apollo Bay Arts Inc, a group of volunteers with a passion for the arts. Arts Inc Gallery is a non-for-profit run by a democratic board of artists and arts professionals who aim for accessibility and affordability for artists and artist-run-initiatives. Arts Inc seeks to engage with the broader arts community to foster collaboration and build creative networks.
The Gallery is located in the front room of the town’s historic heritage Hall (1885) and operates with the support of the Apollo Bay Mechanics Hall Committee.

Shannons Gallery & Studio
Changing drawings, paintings & prints by Pat Shannon & Mark Shannon.
12 Montrose Avenue, Apollo Bay.
Phone: 03 5237 6578
Open: 10am – 6pm daily. Closed Tuesdays.

Online Art Galleries

Contemporary paintings on canvas by Gayle Seach. Go to the gallery website at www.apollobaygallery.blogspot.com.au

Visits to Gayle’s Marengo studio can be arranged by calling 0431 666 767

Art photography by Andrew Strang available online at www.andrewstrang.com

or contact Andrew on 0407 350 595

Photography Gallery

8 Ocean Park Drive, Marengo (2km from town).
Local images and more by photographer Sherryn McDonald. Framed, unframed and on canvas. Gift vouchers available. Open by appointment, phone 03 5237 7587 or 0418 525 597

Arts Inc Gallery – Past Exhibitions

Scott Felstead, The Keeper: A Viking Epic – April 24 to May 5, 2013

A preview of the forthcoming book by painter and poet Scott Felstead. A captivating collection of intensely coloured paintings accompanied by selected verses.

Easter Show – March 29 to April 21, 2013

An exhibition of paintings, drawings and collage by Victoria Howlett, Gayle Seach and Sisca Verwoert.

Emerging Artists Group Show – February 14 to 26, 2013

Prints and drawings by talented young artists Ella Bourne, Mara Lythgo and Charlotte Thorpe.

Syncrony by Merryn Hergstrom – February 2 to 11, 2013

Works inspired by the fusion of music, light, colour and movement.

Contemporary Show – January 11 to 27, 2013

Dynamic group show featuring work by Sharyn Madder, Kerry Russell, Gayle Seach, John Smith, Andy Sutton & Sisca Verwoert

Dimensions – Photography & Sculpture Exhibition – December 22, 2012 to Jan 8, 2013

Group show featuring Roslyn Jamison,  Tim Lucas, Beatrice Magalotti, Andrew Strang, Luke Vierdag

VCE Art – Dec 15, 16 & 18, 2012

Folio work exploring a diverse range of mediums and themes by senior art students from Apollo Bay P-12 College.

Foreshores, Foothills and Forest’s by Tim Lucas – December 1,2, 8 & 9, 2012

A photographic exhibition that draw the viewer’s attention to the plants, fungi, animals and structures that may be found on the foreshore, the harbour and into the foothills and forests. View Lucas’ website Digital Nature for images.

‘Launch’ Exhibition – November 2012

The gallery’s first exhibition showcased the work of Apollo Bay Arts Inc members Gayle Seach, Joanne Forrest, Cate Cousland, Andrew Strang, John Smith, Lyndi Whalen, Susan Mackay, Doris Hansen, Margaret Lawson, Phil Lawson, Pat Shannon & Mark Shannon

4 Responses to “Local Galleries”

  • Rhonda Clifton:

    I’m trying to get in contact with Phil Lawson, potter. I have two pieces signed Lawson, and I wanted to get confirmation as to whether these are in fact Phil’s work.
    Your assistance would be appreciated.
    Rhonda Clifton

  • Jo:

    Hi Rhonda,
    Your question and email address has been forwarded to Phil.
    Regards, Jo

  • Jo:

    Hi Chris,
    Sorry we missed your request. The gallery is open every weekend and I’m sure the committee would have been happy for you to drop an artwork there.
    The best way to reach Arts Inc members is via email, apollobayarts@gmail.com or email the gallery committee artsincgallery1@gmail.com
    Regards, Jo

  • Jo:

    Hi Robin,
    Pat Shannon doesn’t have a website but I can arrange for some images to be emailed to you if you are still looking.
    Send an email to apollobayarts@gmail.com with ‘attention Jo’ in the subject bar.
    Regards, Jo

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