Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

P.Byrne.Equal Love.2018

DOMINION

9 Nov 2023 – 30 Jun 2024
This University of Melbourne exhibition is an integral element of the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Contemporary Culture (ERCC) Research Unit's first conference Inventing The Human, a series of three conferences planned for November 2023, 2024 and 2025. At Arts West Gallery, Arts West Building, University of Melbourne.
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Future Exhibitions

Penny Byrne. Maddestmaximus. 2009. 1
Maximum Madness: Artworks inspired by Mad Max
16 Mar 2024 – 30 Jun 2024
Artworks inspired by the George Miller film Mad Max. At Rockhampton Museum of Art.

Past Exhibitions

P.Byrne.The Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse.2009
Dance Me to the End of Love: Journeys from birth to death in the SAM Collection
18 Mar 2023 – 11 Feb 2024
Dance Me to the End of Love evokes the grand cycles of life, traversing from birth to death through artworks in the SAM Collection. Spanning one hundred and twenty years, the diverse selection of artworks includes ceramics, sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, assemblage, and installation. At Shepparton Art Museum.
LYON COLLECTION Exhibition #6
8 Feb 2023 – 17 Dec 2023
New exhibition presenting select works from the Lyon Collection including works by artists Penny Byrne, Emily Floyd, Peter Atkins, Constanze Zikos, Patricia Piccinini together with new acquisitions to the museum's permanent collection.
There's No Place Like Home
11 Feb 2023 – 11 Oct 2023
A Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection exhibition
Settled/Unsettled
4 Mar 2023 – 24 Jun 2023
Presented to coincide with Refugee Week, Settled / Unsettled uses the universal language of visual art to address personal and profound issues faced by Australia’s asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
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Visual Language: The Art of Protest
11 Feb 2023 – 25 Mar 2023
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White Gold: A Throne Gallery for the 21st Century
28 Sep 2022 – 16 Oct 2022
Settled/Unsettled: Art on Asylum Seeker, Migrant and Refugee Experiences
24 Jun 2022 – 31 Jul 2022
UNBREAKABLE: WOMEN IN GLASS
5 Sep 2020 – 7 Jan 2021
Linden Postcard Show 30th Birthday Exhibition
21 Oct 2020 – 31 Dec 2020
FUSE Glass Prize Finalists Exhibition
6 Jul 2020 – 20 Sep 2020
JAMFACTORY IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE EIGHTEEN OUTSTANDING FINALISTS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 2020 FUSE GLASS PRIZE.
Guns to Roses
29 Feb 2020 – 9 Aug 2020
Penny Byrne's artwork "War on Terror Waltz" is in the exhibition Guns to Roses at Maitland Regional Gallery
Between the Moon and the Stars
21 Mar 2019 – 22 Mar 2020
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Pleasure
29 Nov 2019 – 7 Mar 2020
Pleasure is an exhibition at RMIT University Gallery featuring work by artist Penny Byrne
SODEISHA: connected to Australia
2 Mar 2019 – 19 May 2019
SHODEISHA: connected to Australia at the Newcastle Art Gallery
HIGH Vis: Protest, People and Power in a time of Fake News
2 Mar 2019 – 2 May 2019
Gothic Beauty: Victorian Notions of Love, Loss and Spirituality
6 Oct 2018 – 10 Feb 2019
Bendigo Art Gallery
Chaos and Order, 120 years of Collecting
13 Apr 2018 – 9 Jun 2018
Chaos & Order celebrates over 80 Australian and international artists in an ambitious survey of the RMIT Art Collection.
Hearts and Minds
29 Jan 2018 – 29 Mar 2018
Penny Byrne - Heart's and Minds at The Canberra Glassworks.
Unbreakable - Ceramics Redefined
14 Jan 2018 – 11 Mar 2018
Penny Byrne's first exhibition in New York city!
Penny Byrne #EuropaEuropa
5 Oct 2017 – 4 Nov 2017
Penny Byrne's first solo show in Europe is at Michael Reid Berlin
Survival Bias
24 Jun 2017 – 3 Sep 2017
Penny Byrne's work Iceberg Water is features in the exhibition Survival Bias at la Trobe Art Institute.
BLOOD - Attract & Repel
8 Aug 2017 – 23 Aug 2017
Penny Byrne's new work #BloodDiamond is a levitating 3D printed red blood cell which utilises augmented reality
VOLTA13 - Basel
12 Jun 2017 – 17 Jun 2017
Penny is exhibiting in the prestigious VOLTA13 - Basel Art Fair for the first time with her UK gallery Coates and Scarry.
The Extractive Frontier: Mining for Art
18 Mar 2017 – 26 Mar 2017
Penny Byrne's artwork "Veins of Gold" is featured.
Penny Byrne - Brutal
9 Feb 2017 – 8 Mar 2017
Birds: Flight paths in Australian Art
2 Dec 2016 – 12 Feb 2017
Birds: flight path Birds in Australian Art, Penny Byrne's work Jack and Errol, visual art, sculpture
Wildthing: Animals in Contemporary Art
8 Oct 2016 – 27 Nov 2016
GlassFever Contemporary Art in Glass - Huis van Gijn, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
30 Apr 2016 – 25 Sep 2016
GlassFever - Contemporary Art in Glass is the 25th Anniversary exhibition of Berengo Studios.
Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
16 Jun 2016 – 31 Jul 2016
Penny Byrne's new artwork #EuropaEuropa has been selected as a finalist in the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2016.
Wait weep and be worthy: women, the homefront and war
1 Apr 2016 – 22 May 2016
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Antipodean inquiry
23 Jan 2016 – 27 Mar 2016
Penny Byrne's work "Weapons of Mass Destruction" was featured in the group exhibition Antipodean Inquiry at Yavuz Gallery in Singapore in early 2016.
GLASSTRESS Gotika, Venice Biennale 2015
6 May 2015 – 22 Nov 2015
Storm in a Teacup
24 Jul 2015 – 27 Sep 2015
First Landing to Last Post: Contemporary Perspectives on 100 years of service
26 Feb 2015 – 30 Jun 2015
Guarding the Homefront
20 Mar 2015 – 17 May 2015
Guarding the Homefront brings together contemporary artists who's work reflects on war and conflict, and includes works from Australian War Memorial collection.
Vestige - Gallery8, London, UK
9 Feb 2015 – 21 Feb 2015
Group show with Coates and Scarry in London.
Ettonez Moi
2014
Ettonez Moi was Penny Byrne's first solo show with Fehily Contemporary.
Australia Contemporary Voices - Fine Art Society, London, UK
11 Nov 2013 – 21 Dec 2013
Penny Byrne - Political Porcelain
4 Nov 2011 – 9 Mar 2012
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