Almanac Art: A prelude to the 2020 AFL Grand Final from DJ Williams

They’re the last teams standing in 2020, but as the artwork of Darren ‘DJ’ Williams shows, Richmond and Geelong have been standing for a very long time.

Almanac Footy Art: ‘Dusty 2020’ by Nick Howson

Nick Howson has has painted an action portrait of Dustin Martin that also says a lot about the year we are having.

Footy Art: 2019 Potential Premiers?

As has become his custom, Ben Kirkby has prepared a batch of premiership posters for those teams still in the hunt. Dare to dream, if your side is still in it. Which one do you think will stand the test of time?

Finals Week 1 – Melbourne v Geelong: The love for Melbourne in Melbourne

There’s a lot of love for the Melbourne Football Club in Melbourne at the moment. The affection was palpable in the MCC Members from early on Friday afternoon, continued through the Dees’ superb performance, and was expressed through street art across the weekend. Katie Purvis has been completely immersed in the whole experience, as has her 91 year old dad. [Great to have you on the site Katie – ripper Cordner story too. Welcome, JTH]

Almanac Art: ‘The Art of Football’ exhibition – opening night review

Kasey Symons was honoured to be at the opening night of ‘The Art of Football’ in Mildura, the latest exhibition featuring works of footy art curated by Bob Utber.

Almanac Art: ‘The Art of Football Exhibition’ launch tonight (Aug 22) in Mildura

Bob Utber’s latest exhibition, ‘The Art of Football’ officially opens in Mildura August 22 and will run to September 22 – be sure to check out if you’re in or headed up to the Mallee. The launch is Aug 22. Details in this post.

Art Exhibition: Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain Exhibition

A new art exhibition, Aussie Rules – Passion and Pain, opens Thursday 13 September at Glen Eira City Council Gallery featuring many works that encapsulate the love we have for our great game.

Art Exhibition – Kate Birrell’s “This Footy Life” (opens June 30)

One of our favourites (particularly amongst our Tiger fans), Kate Birrell, will be exhibiting works inspired by footy at her gallery next month. All are welcome to attend, starting from this weekend.

Almanac Art: Footy and art? Footy IS art!

Lots of things happening in the world of footy art. Apart from the forthcoming exhibition in Mildura, “Redball” has opened at the Red Gallery in North Fitzroy. Anddrew Gigacz has been along to have a look.

Almanac Art: Calling all artists who would like to exhibit their (football) works in Mildura and the Riverland

Citrus Bob Utber is convening a major football art exhibition in Mildura. If you would like to be part of the exhibition here’s how to get involved. [This looks terrific – JTH]

Almanac Art: Naomi Le Get’s ‘Cyril’ is up for auction

Have Cyril in your home. ‘Cyril’ is up for auction! Bidding on Naomi Le Get’s striking cover art is now open. You have until Friday Dec 18 to bid. It is a very impressive piece.

Almanac Art: ‘Four of the Best’ by Susan Sutton

‘Four of the Best’ is artist Susan Sutton’s painting depicting the 2015 AFL finals series. It is available for purchase.

Back to my old drawing board

Inspired by his children and other footy artists, Jeff Dowsing salvages some footy artwork from a yellowing old scrap-book he feared lost.

Happy Cats

By Yvette Wroby In the tradition of Weg. If you’re interested, Yvette can provide more originals for $150 or coloured photocopies for $30. 25% of proceeds to the Royal Children’s Hospital.          


    by Matt Zurbo   I don’t know why I did this, or for who. Maybe me. Maybe just because. Because it was true, and I like stories. Leo somehow got a copy and my number. Hell, it was a while ago. For all I know I sent one to Sydney. I got home [Read more]

Review of “The Club” New Paintings by Peter Ferrier

Love of Football is in the Air – its final time and time for art and I popped in to an  exhibition a few weeks ago to get to see Peters work again.  He used to be in a Gallery onSt.Kilda Roadand I used to drive back on my way home from work, and check [Read more]

Grand Final 2011

Cartoon by Yvette Wroby

Anchors Away

No comment necessary really. Picture by Yvette Wroby

Happy Cats

Sainter Yvette Wroby helps the Cats celebrate Friday night. Will they be celebrating this time next week?

Here we go again

What a difference a week makes. Cartoon by Yvette Wroby.