Painting Amongst Other Things

Painting Amongst Other Things is a multi-venue exhibition expanding the common definition of painting, organised by the Painting Workshop at the ANU School of Art & Design. The exhibitions will be held at the Drill Hall Gallery, the ANU School of Art & Design Gallery and ANCA. The exhibition program also includes floor talks and a symposium on the 10 August, exploring the theme of expanded painting. Leah’s work will be part of the exhibition at the School of Art & Design Gallery. Openings for the exhibitions will occur over three consecutive nights 9, 10, 11 AUGUST 2018. Information on the exhibitions can be found here and the symposium schedule can be viewed on the Facebook event page

Posted: 31 July 2018

PhD Graduation Exhibition

Please join Leah at the ANU Visual Art HDR Graduate Season Exhibition 2. This exhibition is the culmination of Leah’s PhD research over the last few years.

Opening reception: Wednesday 6pm 11th April 2018. All Welcome.

Exhibition runs until 20th April 2018.
Gallery opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:30am-5:00pm.

More details can be found at the ANU School of Art & Design Gallery website

Posted: 4 April 2018

2017 Mosman Art Prize

Leah has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Mosman Art Prize. The Mosman Art Prize exhibition will run from Saturday 23 September until Sunday 29 October 2017 at the Mosman Art Gallery.

The winners of the $50,000 Acquisitive First Prize, $10,000 Margaret Olley Award, $3,000 Allan Gamble Award and the $2,000 Emerging Artist Award will be announced on Thursday 28 September.

Posted: 16 September 2017


Naturally Yours is an exhibition addressing environmental issues by early career researchers at the Australian National University School of Art & Design. Changes to the natural environment and speculation on its possible demise are conspicuous in investigations by contemporary artists. The exhibition is intended to reinforce how art offers an opportunity to explore complex questions in imaginative and accessible ways. It will reiterate that artists are instigators, thinking about problems and issues relevant to many of us.

Artists include: Antonia Aitken; Vanessa Barbay; Sally Blake; Leah Bullen; Tony Curran; Nicola Dickson; Kirsten Farrell; Cathy Franzi; Steven Holland; Rachel Bowak; Hardy Lohse; Anja Loughhead; Anna Madeleine; Amanda Stuart; CJ Taylor; and Caroline Young.

Reception: 15 June 2017 6:00pm
Duration: Friday, June 16 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 17:00
Location: ANU School of Art & Design Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10.30am – 5.00pm, Saturday 12.00-5.00PM

Posted: 15 June 2017

94th Australian Watercolour Institute Exhibition

Two recent works of Leah’s will be included in the 94th Australian Watercolour Institute Exhibition. This annual exhibition is invitational to non-members.The Australian Watercolour Institute is Australia‚Äôs oldest and most prestigious watercolour society with a national and international membership comprising eminent national and international artists. This year’s exhibition features works by members such as Wendy Sharpe, George Gittoes, Charlie Sheard, Chris Casali, and David Fairbairn.

Exhibition details: 10 June – 9 July 2017
Venue: Juniper Hall, 250 Oxford Street, Paddington, NSW
Open: Weds – Sun,10-5pm.

Posted: 15 June 2017