What's On at Southern Buoy Studios


2018 Exhibition Calendar

2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year at Southern Buoy with four major exhibitions, as well as a range of additional events and programs. Get your diaries out to put in the dates for our upcoming exhibitions this year, and make sure you subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Instagram to…

SBS Portrait Prize | Winner

Congratulations to Michael Simms for winning the inaugural SBS Portrait Prize with his work Reverberate II.  Congratulations also to Baden Croft and Jane Kanizay whose works, Hayden and Verdiana, were highly commended by the judges.  

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SBS Portrait Prize | Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the finalists of the SBS Portrait Prize: Alee Afzali Emily Bartsch Lewis Brennan Leyla Bulmer Bill Caldwell Karen Charlton Baden Croft Jennifer Croom Stephanie Eather Vanessa Encarnacao Catherine Hamilton Frances Henke Bronwen Hunt Ngaire Johansen Graham Jones Jane Kanizay Michael Leeworthy Nicola Mason Kate Moore Monique Morey Sophie Perez Ryan Pola Michael Schmeja…


On the Map – Saturday 28 April

Southern Buoy Studios are thrilled to be part of On the Map 2018 on Saturday 28 April. On the Map celebrates local creativity in the Mornington Industrial Precinct. The makers, doers and thinkers are opening their doors in 2018, showcasing the hidden talents in our fine industrial area. We have an exciting program of events…

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SBS Portrait Prize | Exhibition Opening

We hope to see you at the opening on Friday 13 April! Stay tuned for the announcement of the finalists. Tickets available here or on the night.

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SBS Portrait Prize 2018

SBS PORTRAIT PRIZE Submissions Now Open Southern Buoy Studios is proud to present the 2018 SBS Portrait Prize. The SBS Portrait Prize is a non-acquisitive cash prize celebrating portraiture. An exhibition featuring the works of the finalists will be launched at Southern Buoy Studios on Friday 13 April. The winner will be announced at the opening…


Southern Buoy Studio Chats 2018

Join us at Southern Buoy Studios for Southern Buoy Studio Chats 2018, a three-part series exploring themes and issues relevant to artists and creatives. When: Tuesdays in February/March, 6.30-8.00pm Where: Southern Buoy Studios, 1/19 Carbine Way, Mornington Cost: $25 for the full series, or $10 per event Information: Tuesday 20 February: Intellectual Property with Belinda Sigismundi…

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Summer Smalls Exhibition | Now Open

Our Summer Smalls exhibition is a group show of over 130 small works under 60x60cm and priced under $495. The exhibition includes works by a diverse range of emerging and established artists, including Tricia Trinder, Andrea Hopgood, Bruce Earles, Cathy Quinn, Jenie Fawckner, Wendy Jagger, Sophie Perez, Clare Purser, Melinda Marshman, Melanie Caple, Judi Singleton and Graham Jones. The exhibition runs until late March 2018. Gallery opening hours: Monday…

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Summer Smalls Exhibition Opening | 8 December

Summer Smalls Exhibition | A group show of small works under 60x60cm Opening at 6pm on Friday 8 December 2017 at Southern Buoy Studios. Purchase tickets here. If you are unable to attend the opening, you can also support the Reyneke family through their gofundme page.

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Summer Smalls Exhibition | Submission Call-Out

Southern Buoy Studios is now calling for submissions for works for our next exhibition, just in time for summer, opening on Friday 8 December 2017. This group exhibition will focus on smaller works, maximum size of 60 x 60cm, and a maximum sale price of $495. Please email us with your submissions by Thursday 16…