Tussock Upstairs Gallery is located in the heart of Point Lonsdale’s busy tourist strip. The gallery has now been operating since March 2012.
Weekends 10am – 5pm
Public Holidays: 10am – 5pm
December 27th – January 18th – Daily 10am – 4.30pm
January 21st – 25th – Daily 10am – 3pm
We are seeking expressions of interest from artists seeking a gallery that offers great exposure to high visitor numbers. We offer a range of exhibition options including solo, group and our new initiative “Gallery Spaces” whereby artists are offered a range of options and rates for an exhibition space
At Tussock Upstairs we offer a variety of workshops in linocut printing, acrylic painting and drawing. Click here for more info.
Tussock Upstairs Gallery is continuing its support for local artists by their sponsorship of The Bellarine People’s Art Awards 2019. This will be the first event for the gallery after its winter recess. The awards, […]
Tussock Upstairs gallery are featuring prints and paintings by ten Point Lonsdale artists in their next exhibition that commences on Saturday 16th February and concludes on Sunday March31st
Janet Goldman, Sue Cumming and David Jarman are […]
Works produced overseas will feature at the opening of the Tussock Upstairs Gallery ‘Summer Expo 18-19’ opening on Saturday 15th December. Local artist, Stephen Wright, who has recently returned from a painting trip to Italy […]
September Spaces 18
After a winter break and slowdown we are pleased to announce our September Spaces 18 exhibition will include new artists to the gallery – Samantha Thompson, Amanda Hocking, Clare Brown, Janette Thompson and […]
Brett Whiteley, John Perceval, Merric Boyd, Jamie Boyd and Alice Bale feature in our May exhibition and sale.
Tussock Upstairs is pleased to present a selection of small works from a private collection. All works are […]
The opening of ‘Small Works’ an exhibition of nationally and internationally renowned Australian artists will be held at Tussock Upstairs Gallery
Saturday 4th November 3pm – 5pm
November 4th – December 3rd 2017
Weekends including Fridays and […]
We are commencing our new series of exhibitions after winter breaks. Spring Spaces 17 is an exciting exhibition of new works by many of our regular artists.
Roma Burge, Priscilla Fenton, Anne Hastie, Jane Kempe, Libby Letcher, Robyn Mackay, Helen Martin, Lance Nutt, Ivana […]
We have had a break and decided to put up a winter Stock Exhibition. Many of our regular exhibitors are represented.
Janet Goldman, Michael Ryan, Patsy Bush, Sue Cumming, Bevan Shepherd, Paul Waycott,
David Jarman, Tim Pescott, Anne Hastie, Lance Nutt, Nigel […]
A broad range of art works demonstrating many art style and techniques are now on show at Tussock Upstairs.
Artists exhibiting include:
Ros Atkins, Roma Burge, Sue Cumming, Priscilla Fenton, Katrina Fisher, Deborah Fisher, Janet Goldman, Anne Hastie, Adrian Keats, Jane Kempe, Michael Ryan, Paul Waycott
Many other works […]
Autumn Weekend Art Fairs
Opening Drinks Saturday 11th March 3pm – 5pm
Open each weekend (including Labour Day)
March 11th until April 2nd 10am – 5pm
New artists – New works
Includes works by:
Roma Burge, Sue Cumming, Priscilla Fenton, Deborah Fisher, Darin Frankpitt, Janet Goldman, Jane […]
Linda Gallus – Featured Artist
September 28th – October 25th
Some years ago Linda moved from central Victoria to Geelong. Living near the coast has given her the opportunity to spend hours walking on the beach […]
‘Politics, Landscapes, and Memories’
Chris Shelton featured Artist Tussock Upstairs Gallery – April 28th – May 24th
Since 1989, he has created and produced eight large one-man exhibitions that loosely follow his belief that Art = Life.
Kate Hudson – Printmaker
Award winning artist Kate Hudson will be the first ‘Featured Artist’ to exhibit at Tussock Upstairs this year.
Kate is an Australian artist specializing in limited edition linocut prints in black & white and […]
Our Exhibition Program – Expressions of interest sought from artists wishing to exhibit in consignment and peak period exhibitions
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This year we are redesigning our exhibition schedule to include ‘Featured Artist / Special Exhibitions’ and redesigning our successful ‘Spaces’ exhibitions for the busy periods of Easter, November, December, January […]
New York based artist Libbet Loughnan will be joining with local and Melbourne artists to show her recent works at Tussock Upstairs Gallery over January. Libbet now attends classes at the National Arts Club and […]
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Through the ’80’s and 90’s, before reality TV turned everyday people into cooking superstars and celebrities, Julie Stafford wrote Australia’s biggest and fastest selling healthy eating cookbook. Her ‘Taste of Life’ series of twenty-two best-selling […]
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A wide range of recent paintings and prints by local artists will be exhibited in our ‘October Spaces’ during October and early November at Tussock Upstairs Gallery.
Exhibiting artists include – Sue Cumming, Anne Hastie, Diane […]
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“Colour in Your Life” is a video of Jenny Laidlaw demonstrating the processes she goes through whilst developing her highly regarded pen and ink paintings. Jenny’s work may be viewed and purchased at Tussock Upstairs […]
Bevan Shepherd 1943 –
“Searching for the Image” – A Retrospective Exhibition 1962 – 2014
From the beginning of time people have been producing images that describe their experiences and emotions. A retrospective exhibition of Bevan […]
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Stephen Wright – “The Art of Travel”
Stephen will be presenting his first solo exhibition of his watercolours at Tussock Upstairs Gallery
“Travelling is a wonderful experience, it broadens the mind, you learn so much and the […]
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Australian Printmakers: Rosalind Atkins, Anna Curtis, Janet Goldman, Jackie Hocking, Kate Hudson, Chris Ingham, Kyoko Imazu, Martin King, Damon Kowarsky, Peter Lancaster, John McClumpha, Graeme Peebles, Geoffrey Ricardo, Anne Spudvilas, Joel Wolter
Irish Printmakers: Johnny Bugler, Conall Cary, Lorraine Cooke, Wendy Dison, Morgan Doyle, Sean Hanrahan, Marianne Keating, Jo Kelley, Fiona Kelly, Eileen Kennedy, Aoife Layton, Noelle Noonan, Grainne Ruane
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Sixteen local artists will be exhibiting recent paintings, prints, photographs, textiles and jewellery during March at Tussock Upstairs Gallery Point Lonsdale.
Exhibiting artists include:
June Brown, Sue Cumming, Chris Farrell, Heather De Grandi, Jack Kronborg, Anne Lambert, […]
“December Spaces Exhibition”
The December Spaces Exhibition at Tussock Upstairs Gallery will provide the art lover and person looking for that individual Christmas gift for a special friend, a wide range of art mediums, subject matter […]
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Once again Tussock Upstairs Gallery is presenting “the affordable xmas show” Artists featured include Terry Denton, Anne Lambert, Helen Leach, Libby Letcher, Malcolm Lowe, Anne Spudvilas, Erica Wagner and Rosalie Waller
The Xmas show will be […]
Opening remarks for “Elements” exhibition March 9th 2013
‘Elements’ is a group exhibition comprising of six prominent Bellarine artists
Mark Cairns, Joel Wolter, Michael Brand, Paul Waycott, Marnie Buckwell and Julie Shaw
They present to us recent small […]
If you would like to view a well presented short film of Anna Curtis explaining and demonstrating colour reduction linoprinting click on to the following link. Tussock Upstairs Gallery has a range of Anna’s prints […]
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Tussock Upstairs Art Gallery is now showing a range of small, affordable works for visitors to enjoy during the cool months of winter. 20 artists have works on show. The “Small Works Winter Program” will […]
Elements is a group exhibition comprising of six prominent Bellarine artists responding to current themes in our coastal environment. Artists Mark Cairns, Joel Wolter, Michael Brand, Paul Waycott, Marnie Buckwell and Julie Shaw present recent […]
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Gillian Turner, on her return from an international residency in Ireland during July 2011 Gillian continues to explore the landscape an area researched intensively through literature, visual and performance arts. She explores the fleeting, the impermanent […]
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Queenscliffe Art Awards 2013 Finalists Announced – Tussock Upstairs Gallery 29th April – 19th May 2013
And the finalists are…
The Borough of Queenscliffe’s 150th Anniversary Art Awards will be hotly contested given the calibre of the pieces submitted.
The judging panel deliberated over 200 pieces before selecting a short list of 50 […]
Popular award-winning children’s book illustrators Terry Denton and Anne Spudvilas will be showing another aspect of their work in a group show at Tussock Upstairs Gallery in Point Lonsdale. The exhibition, titled The Affordable Xmas […]
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Lynn Hunt, Tess Grace, Lester Hunt, Janet Goldman and Bevan Shepherd; five Point Lonsdale artists will be exhibiting their art works from October 15th – November 11th at […]
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Exhibition proposals are invited for 2015
Tussock Upstairs Gallery is located in the heart of Point Lonsdale’s busy tourist strip. The gallery has now been operating since March 2012
We are seeking expressions of interest from artists seeking […]
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Artist Profile – Pip Matthews
Pip Matthews is a Melbourne printmaker and lawyer who has been visiting Point Lonsdale since her childhood.
Pip’s works include limited edition etchings, hand coloured linocuts and reduction linocuts. Her works feature […]
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Bachelor of Visual Arts majoring in Drawing and Painting, Ballarat University, Victoria
After completing her degree, Cara moved to Port Douglas where she currently lives and works full time as a Visual Artist. Using the […]
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M O O N A H paintings 2012 Deborah Brearley
Changing light, fluctuating weather conditions and the windswept Moonahs ( Melaleuca lanceolata)) are the images that inspire Deborah Brearley’s interpretation of the local landscape.
Sculpted by the […]
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Anne Spudvilas is an established portrait painter and an award-winning illustrator of children’s books who also works as a courtroom artist for theMelbournemedia.
Anne’s portraits have been selected in major portrait competitions including the Archibald Prize […]
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