Collection in focus: Golburn Regional Gallery

Image above: Collection in focus exhibition image from Golburn Regional Gallery

Collection in focus:
Golburn Regional Gallery

5 July — 10 August 2024


Collection in focus celebrates over 40 years of Goulburn Regional Art Gallery’s permanent collection. This vibrant exhibition showcases the strength and diversity of the collection in an energetic display featuring groundbreaking artists, local heroes and iconic masters…


We would like to congratulate our represented artists who feature in the show:

Jenny Bell, G.W. Bot, Dale Cox,
Graham Fransella, Rodney Pople and Pam Tippett

Please see the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery’s website for more information

Finalists in the Maritime Art Prize – The Mission to Seafarers

Image above: Christine Wrest-Smith  Jars of glass  2023  oil on linen  76.5 x 76.5 cm

Congratulations to Sue Anderson, Dale Cox, Rodney Forbes, Rick Matear and Christine Wrest-Smith who have been selected as Finalists for the Maritime Art Prize 2023.

The Mission to Seafarers Maritime Art Prize is back for it’s 21st year, and invited artists to respond to the theme of The Relationship of Humanity to the Sea. Hosted at the heritage-listed Mission building in Docklands, Melbourne has gained international recognition as a prestigious competition and boasts a $25,000 prize pool.

Congratulations to Dale Cox who received the Runner-Up Award for his painting Take your medicine.


Dale Cox  Take your medicine  2023  acrylic on gold enamel on board framed  73 x 123 cm

Maritime Art Prize 2023
717 Flinders Street
Docklands Victoria 3008

Exhibition Open:
Friday 20 – Thursday 26 October
12pm – 8pm Daily

Exhibition Opening Night:
Thursday 19 October, 6pm

David Frazer & Dale Cox – Open Studios, Castlemaine Festival

Image above: David Frazer  Love letter (panels I & II)  2020  linocut  edition 50  100 x 148 cm.

David Frazer and Dale Cox will be opening their artist studios to the public during the weekends for the Castlemaine State Festival Open Studios program.

The 2023 Castlemaine State Festival Open Studios is an event designed to promote regional visual arts on Dja Dja Wurrung country in historic Castlemaine, Newstead, Maldon, Elphinstone and district. Offering a rare opportunity to visit studios and galleries within the shire and experience a behind the scenes, personal look at artists in their natural habitat – discuss their artwork and techniques – and purchase directly from the artist. Open Studios showcases over 150 local artists in studios, galleries and exhibitions in what has become a much-loved biennial event.

David Frazer studio: Unstable Press, 28 Blakeley Road, Castlemaine.

Open 10am – 4pm, Saturday & Sunday during festival dates. 

David Frazer will also take part in an upcoming exhibition at CAstlemaine Art Museum, For the Love of Song, alongside Australian and international songwriters. Read more about it here.

Dale Cox studio: 96 Farnsworth Street, Castlemaine

Opening hours: 10am – 4pm, Friday – Sunday, during festival dates.

Dale Cox works across a diverse range of visual media including painting and sculpture and film, often appropriating found objects as materials for alteration and reinvention. His paintings and sculptures can be found in significant public, corporate and private collections across Australia.


2023 Castlemaine State Festival
Castlemaine Goods Shed
21 Kennedy Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450
24 March – 9 April 2023


Dale Cox  Mickey Buddha  2006  mixed media.