The Shepparton Art Museum Shop is a fantastic place to purchase artist-made ceramics and gifts. With works from local and interstate artists the Shepparton Art Museum Shop represents a number of artists including Bern Emmerichs, Kaye Poulton, Mary-Lou Pittard, Linogirl and Lesa Farrant.
Artists working in hand made silver/gold and alternative jewellery materials, ceramics, glass and printmaking are encouraged to apply for representation. For more information contact the SAM shop on (03)5832 9860 or email us at email@example.com.
The Shepparton Art Museum has a number of publications that have been published on the collection or to coincide with major exhibitions.
*All publications do not include postage and handling. To purchase a publication please contact the SAM Shop for more information.
2012 Sidney Myer Fund ACA Catalogue $10.00
2010 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award Catalogue $10.00
SMFICA 2008 Catalogue $12.95
SMFICA 2006 Catalogue $8.00
SMFICA 2004 Catalogue $8.00
SMFICA 2002 Catalogue $4.40
SMFICA 2000 Catalogue $4.40
SMFICA 1999 Catalogue $4.40
SMFICA 1998 Catalogue $4.40
SMFICA 1997 Catalogue $4.40
SMFICA Pack of Catalogues 1997-2002 $20.00
Delinquent Angel: John Perceval's Ceramic Angels $10.00
This historically significant exhibition shown from 29 August to 23 November 2014 brought together 38 of John Perceval’s ceramic angels from major public and private collections across Australia. The catalogue includes an essay by art historian Damian Smith, and images of at least half of the angels included in the exhibition.
Kate Murphy: Probable Portraits $10.00
Kate Murphy is a Sydney-based artist working in the medium of video. Employing documentary traditions, Kate Murphy's ambitious video installations reveal the fragile, complex, tragic and humorous inner-lives of her subjects. Kate Murphy: Probable Portraits traces the artist's interest in private thought versus public revelation, the validity of pop culture and the significance of family in our lives. This is a full colour catalogue featuring an essay by New York based cultural critic Masha Tupitsyn. Tupitsyn is the author of LACONIA: 1,200 Tweets on Film (ZerO Books, 2011) and Beauty Talk & Monsters (Semiotext(e) Press, 2007). Her anticipated multimedia art publication, Love Dog, was recently published by Penny-Ante Editions in the USA.
Speaking in Colour: Works from the Collection of Carrillo and Ziyin Gantner $27.50
Speaking in Colour showcased for the first time the beautiful collection of indigenous Australian art put together by Carrillo and Ziyin Gantner. The exhibition featured paintings from the Central Desert, barks from Arnhem Land, and works from the north of Western Australia and Queensland. In addition, two special rooms focusing on particular passions: watercolour works by Albert Namatjira, his children and others in the Hermannsburg school, and paintings by Western Australian artist Julie Dowling.
The Golden Age of Colour Prints: Ukiyo-e from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston $22.00
The Golden Age of Colour Prints: Ukiyo-e is drawn from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, showcased one of the most significant collections of Japanese prints in the world. Focusing on what is known as the golden age of nishiki-e colour prints, the Tenmei and Kansei eras (1781-1801), this catalogue showcases many ukiyo-e prints and offers a rare opportunity for readers to appreciate the gorgeous colour aesthetic that is the essence of nishiki-e, or ukiyo-e printed in multiple colours.
Rafaat Ishak and Tom Nicholson: Proposition for a Banner March and a Black Cube Hot Air Balloon $10.00
Melbourne based artists Raafat Ishak and Tom Nicholson first began exploring shared aspects of their practices in 2003. Proposition For a Banner March and a Black Cube Hot Air Balloon was the resulting exhibition project that had evolved out of these exchanges, and presented objects and ideas relating to a propositional future public event: a simultaneous banner march and hot air balloon flight through Shepparton. Ishak and Nicholson have previously explored this concept in propositional forms, through a number of public actions, exhibitions and sculptural forms.
Sam Jinks: Body in Time $10.00
Sam Jinks: Body in Time was the first retrospective exhibition of one of Australia’s most talented young artists. This survey filled the entire ground floor of SAM and showcased a selection of artworks that fit within an aesthetic of ‘real sculpture’: silicone-based objects that immaculately replicate human form and features.
Little Treasures: Exploring Ourselves Through Clay $5.00
In February 2012, SAM was pleased to present a selection of artworks from the Little Treasures education partnership with Numurkah Primary School in 2011, funded by Arts Victoria. The outcomes of this schools residency project showcased a range of student ceramic creations including blue and white monsters, small buildings, teapots and collaborative temple sculptures.
Sir John Longstaff: Portrait of a Lady $10.00
Held in February to April 2012, Portait of a Lady brought together a stunning selection of paintings of women by one of Australia's most regarded portrait painters, Sir John Longstaff.
Benwell and Potter - Ceramics Exhibition $5.50
This catalogue focuses on a joint exhibition of Stephen Benwell and David Potter, held at the Shepparton Art Gallery in 1989.
FE Cox - An Enigmatic Potter $12.00
On display at the Shepparton Art Gallery in 2006/2007 was a stunning exhibition which has been curated by Greg Hill for the Shepparton Art Gallery called, "FE Cox – An Enigmatic Potter (1871-1955)". The catalogue outlines the work of FE Cox (Frederick Ernest Cox) and his manufacturing techniques of hand building and the use of stoneware firing aligned with his distinctive designs that lead to a very memorable range of pottery.
Godwin Bradbeer - The Metaphysical Body 1970-2005 $12.00
This exhibition surveys 35 years of one of Australia's most celebrated draftsmen, taking us from Bradbeer's early photographic self-portraiture through key works in the artist's career. In his work our natural instinct for self-preservation, pleasure and procreation can be considered entwined with a yearning for origins and universal beginnings. The catalogue essay by Dr Neill Overton places Bradbeer’s work within an historical framework.
William Kelly - Markers Along the Way $9.00
William Kelly’s exhibition ‘Markers Along the Way’ includes hand-coloured and hand worked prints, woodblock and lino prints, etchings and aquatints, dry point, stone and plate lithographs, screen prints, electrostatic/photocopy, plan printing, digital, dot matrix and inkjet prints. Catalogue essay by Godwin Bradbeer.
Stefan Szonyi - Surveyed $2.20
A catalogue taken from the 1993 exhibition outlining the intriguing ceramic works of Stefan Szonyi.
Transitional Bodies - Julie Bartholomew $3.00
This catalogue explores the exhibition of Julie Bartholomew's 'Transitional Bodies' in 2007 at the Shepparton Art Gallery.
Roar Studios - Touring Exhibition $5.50
This catalogue illustrates the works gathered by a young, ambitious and open collective, for whom ROAR Studios provided a place and motive for continuing to work as artists in our society. This exhibition was curated and organized by Joseph Pascoe and Katrina Fraser.
Big Picture - Geoff Hogg $3.30
A catalogue outlining the works of Geoff Hogg taken from 'Big Picture' a 1994 exhibition.
Depth of Field $15.00
This catalogue is taken from an exhibition of paintings depicting the landscape, either literally or in a non-representational manner. This exhibition was on show at the Shepparton Art Gallery in 2003 and was curated by Karen Hall and Louise Tegart.