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Bayside Local 2023

28 January – 5 March 2023

Now in its fifth year, Bayside Local is a much-anticipated annual exhibition that celebrates the high calibre of work produced by artists who live and work in the Bayside area. This year we are also including year 11 and 12 VCE and IB students.

Bayside Local launches our 2023 exhibition program with an eclectic and energising array of works that range from traditional landscape painting to experimental abstraction, intriguing photographic images and ceramic forms. Come and experience this showcase of our incredible local talent.

Exhibition showing

28 January – 5 March 2023


Brighton Town Hall, Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets, Brighton (entry on Wilson Street)

Phone: (03) 9261 7111

Opening hours

Bayside Gallery is open at the following times.

Wednesday - Friday 11am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 5pm

The Gallery is closed on all Victorian Public holidays and in between exhibitions. Please review our exhibition dates before visiting.

Bayside Local 2023

Hear from some of the exhibiting artists 



Mayor's Student Encouragement Awards

In celebration of Bayside Local 2023 three students have received the Mayor’s Student Encouragement Award. These works have been selected by our curators Joanna Bosse and Nicole Salvo in recognition of their high calibre and technical expertise. A special congratulations to Angelia Zhu for her watercolour Landcox warriors, Mikaela Staples for her painting Memento mori, and Sofia Korfiatis for her mixed media piece Shattered expectations.


Artists: Elly Abrat, Marie Bogoyevitch, Saville Coble, Lynton Daehli, Guillaume Dillee, Noni Drew, Mark Ewenson, Annabel Harvey, Marie Honoré, Karen Hopkins, Kristy Hussey, Glennis Jack, Ilona Kiss, Anne-Marie Kuter, Cally Lotz, Meredith Marshallsea, Gair Miller, Poppi O'Connor, Emma Parker, Geof Pearce, Mark Pollard, Kerrin Samuel, Bron Smart, Kylie Stillman, Matthew Swift, Phillipa Taylor, Steffie Wallace, Charlotte Watson, Deborah White, Maria Zeiss

Students: Brooke Allen, Fox Bishop, Lenny Ewers, Eve Galer, Josh Hall, Mia Henwood, Izzy Jowett, Frances Kelly, Sofia Korfiatis, Sophie Lack, Hazel Lapitan, Hannah Papps, Isabella Perry, Kanoko Sainsbury, Luca Spampinato, Mikaela Staples, Jamie Sutherland, Angelia Zhu, Nina Zu.


Hero banner image credit: Bron Smart, Handstands 2022 (detail), digital photograph, 84 x 118 cm. Courtesy the artist.