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News

Graham Davis exhibits at BMGArt

BMGArt Gallery in Adelaide will be exhibiting a series of new oil paintings by Graham Davis. Having been known in Queensland for his free flowing and relaxed ink paintings, this exhibition represents a strong development in his art. The exhibition will comprise up to 40 works and opens on 17th April 2015 and continues until 9 May 2015.

Paper Works III at Brenda May Gallery

Nicola Moss' hand cut paper work Curated ecology - Nature Strip is included in the show Paper Works III, a curated group exhibition at Brenda May Gallery, Sydney. This third installment of the galleries paper works series endeavours to illustrate the diversity and versatility of paper, providing a glimpse into the range of creative potential for this medium.

Walking through French Fields

This exhibition brings together works inspired by Donna Malone’s recent study tour. Last year Donna spent months travelling through the European summer where the artist became entrenched in European ways of life.

In the South of France she used her time drawing and recording the language and ethos of her age-old surroundings while in Venice, in the crumbling basement of a palace on one of the city’s many small canals, she became increasingly exhilarated to find herself impulsively deconstructing and reconstructing her earlier French work… as well as her own aspirations.

Beastie and the Beaut: old tales, new skins

Margaret Genever and Laurel McKenzie are exhibiting a suite of collaborative printworks at Artroom @ Vivo, 49 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland. One of the pleasures of printmaking is its collaborative nature, whether sharing a press or a process. The works for Beastie and the Beaut: old tales, new skins, evolved out of mutual admiration between Laurel McKenzie and Margaret Genever for each other's work, and a desire to leverage a shared interest in drawing and its translation into print.

International Women's Day feature in The Independent

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox's 2009 painting She was not made out of his head to surpass him, nor from his feet to be trampled on, but from his side to be equal to him, and near his heart to be dear to him. [Quote: Jamieson-Fausset Brown Bible Commentary]  was the main visual feature on the UK's The Independent newspaper's 7 March 2015 special International Women's Day supplement.

The RAW Art Workshop opens in West End.

Tracy McDowall is a practicing artist and teacher and founded RAW Art in 1994 to provide artworkshops and classes mainly in schools in Queensland and New South Wales.  In 2015 McDowall has opened The RAW Art Workshop, a new creative space for toddlers, kids, and adults in the heart of West End. They run a range of hands-on activities for all ages, and all creative types – from the absolute novice through to the true artist and craftist. They aim to create a relaxed environment for people to create, share ideas and to inspire each other .

Dead Bird Diary exhibition

Sally Duihg's solo exhibition, Dead Bird Diary, will run from 7 April - 2 May, 2015 at WAG Upstairs at Wolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Sally has been drawing, painting and making sculptures of birds since 2011. Empathy and awe at their beauty originally attracted Sally to the birds but consideration for their future in the urban environment has been explored, particularly in the sculptures, in the exhibition where it seems as though a contemporary Charles Darwin has proposed their future form where bird, car and computer parts have been brought together.

Wild About Colour

Robyn Dansie is having an exhibition Wild About Colour at Tacit Contemporary Art, 312 Johnston St, Abbortsford, Victoria. The exhibition runs from 15th April until 26th April 2015. The opening night is Wednesday 15th April from 6.30pm until 8pm. Gallery opening times are Wednesday to Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm. 

Nick Olsen picked up by Sydney Gallery

Nick Olsen has recently been invited to exhibit with Traffic Jam Galleries in Sydney's Neutral Bay. After a sell out show at Brisbane Modern Art ( Brunswick St , Fortitude Valley) in 2014, Nick was picked up by prominent North Sydney gallery. His recent Freeway series will be exhibited during April.

Botanical Fibre Workshops

Lesa Hepburn, botanical fibre artist, continues to develop her new works in hand twined string for sculptures and two dimensional works with her handmade papers. She has just completed her sixth annual workshop incursion with Ascot State School using her handmade art practice to help 125 Grade 2 students better understand the science of materials in a really hands on way.

Mater Children’s Hospital Commemorative Commission

Nicola Moss’ To resolve to be good today, but better tomorrow has been installed in the foyer of the recently refurbished former Mater Children’s Hospital Building, Brisbane.

The commission brings together connections of legacy, culture and community to honour the decommissioning of Mater Children’s Hospital. The paper cut triptych features hands representing care and commitment in services provided, connection to community and children, and Sisters of Mercy as Founders. 

Di West at Asia Contemporary Art Show

Di West is thrilled to have been selected to have five of her artworks, including Star Jump (pictured), featured in the Asia Contemporary Art Show in Hong Kong, which runs from 12 - 15 March 2015.

An edition of one of Di's bronze sculptures, titled "The Last Tree", which was previously chosen as The People's Choice" in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize, is also included in the group of works to be shown and hosted by Gallery Eumundi.