Exhibitions

Yvonne Mills-Stanley at FireWorks

Yvonne Mills-Stanley’s new series of paintings - Poems of Latitude - continues with her interest in portraying the rhythm and movement of grass. The exhibition is now on at FireWorks Gallery (52a Doggett St, Newstead, Qld) until 13 November with the opening on Friday 7 October (6-8pm).

Anita West - In The Summertime

Anita West's solo exhibition - In The Summertime - opens at the Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery in Sydney on 7 September for 3 weeks. All 26 of the paintings are inspired by a lifetime of visiting QLD and NSW beaches. Anita will also be the feature artist at the Manly Arts Festival 2012.

Jennifer Long - Traces

Jennifer Long's fourth solo exhibition - Traces - runs at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Qld. Ph: 07 3254 2325) from 16-28 October with the opening night on Friday 19 October (6-8pm). Carolyn Craig writes in her essay, "Jennifer Long assembles a montage of fragmented memories". There are links to flood and tsunami with fragments, flowers and detritus strewn across the submerged and emerging landscape.

Cherie Durant - Pastiche

Cherie Durant is part of a group exhibition - Pastiche - which is on now at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Street, New Farm, Qld. Ph: 07 3254 2325) and opens officially on Saturday 6 October (3pm).

Ross Booker at Retrospect

Ross Booker is taking part in a group exhibition – The Garden of Earthly Delights - which is on now at Retrospect Galleries NSW (52 Jonson St, Byron Bay, NSW) and continues to 10 October. You can see more of Ross’s work at Marks and Gardner Gallery (69 Main Western Road, North Tamborine).

Anita West - new exhibition

Anita West is holding an exhibition of her latest works with Rosetta Santucci at Gallery One (Southport, Qld) which opens on Saturday 20 October (3-5pm) and continues to 4 November.

Susan Buret - suspension

Susan Buret's solo exhibition - suspension - is a series of gouache works on paper which is open now at Factory 49 (49 Shepherd St, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW. Ph: 02 9572 9863) and continues until 27 October.

Ann & Gerry O'Connor - Expressions X 3

Ceramic artists Ann & Gerry O’Connor will hold their eighth joint exhibition - Expressions x 3 - with painter Pat Boddington at Robyn Bauer Gallery (54 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Qld. Ph: 07 3511 6380) which opens on 19 October (6pm) and runs to 10 November. Ann will show carved white clay bowls and Gerry will show Raku bowls and figures. Gerry also has a photographic portrait exhibition - 7 Women by 7 - at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery (199 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Qld. Ph: 07 3480 6941) which runs 17 October to 3 November, and will feature seven portraits each of seven significant women.

Robyn Dansie - A Strange Brew

Robyn Dansie has an exhibition - A Strange Brew - on at the popular Mario's Cafe (306 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Vic) until 15 October. Robyn is exhibiting an eclectic series of mixed media paintings and acrylic works on canvas exploring a variety of themes. Go to Mario’s for the dual pleasure of some great artworks and the dining experience in one of Melbourne’s most famous and iconic art cafes.

Nick Ashby - Something

Nick Ashby's latest exhibition - Something - is currently on at Purgatory Artspace (1st Floor, 170 Abbotsford St, North Melbourne, Vic. Ph: 03 9329 1860) until 8 September.

Lyndal Hargrave - Squared

Lyndal Hargrave's exhibition of geometric, timber sculptures - Squared - is currently on at Spiro Grace Art Rooms (255 Gregory Tce, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Qld) until 8 September. Immersed in materiality and process, her linear and geometric sculptural forms create drawings in space, and aim to transform everyday objects and materials into architectonic inventions. Hargrave’s works references mathematical systems, and are manipulated to stretch the boundaries of logic, and dance between illusion and reality. [www.sgar.com.au].

Aria Stone part of Landscape show

How to Paint a Landscape? - is a show of Australian painters responding to and interpreting the landscape in their own unique way. Aria Stone and a varied group of artists are part of the show which is on at the School of Art Foyer Gallery (ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences. Ph: 02 61255841) with opening night on Wednesday 5 September (6.30pm) and running to 15 September.

New work from Natalie Taylor and Tony White

Natalie Taylor and Tony White present their exhibition - RECENT WORK - in Brisbane at White Canvas Gallery (26 Church St, Fortitude Valley, QLD). The exhibition consists of paintings and works on paper and runs from 14-23 September with the opening on Saturday 15 September (4-6pm).

Kym Barrett at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre

Kym Barrett is showing new work at a joint exhibition - Transformations - which opens at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre on Friday 12 October (6pm). Through her abstract work, Kym contemplates life and its process of continual transformation, connecting outer landscape fragments with an inner personal landscape. Kym will also be conducting a workshop in conjunction with the show. Kym’s work - Loosening the Shackles - has been selected as one of the fifteen finalists in the Kenilworth Painting Prize for 2012.

Cherie Durant - Pastiche Exhibition

Cherie Durant is part of a group exhibition - Pastiche - with seven other artists. The show is about the dynamics of colour and form - the way they interact sets up a rhythm. There are different beats, but it's the rhythm that holds them all together. The exhibition opens on 2 October at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Qld. Ph: 07 3254 2325). Meet the artists on Saturday 6 October (3pm).

Nick Olsen set to exhibit in London

Next month, Nick Olsen will be exhibiting work completed during his Royal Overseas League Residency at Gallery@OXO in the heart of London's Southbank district on 3 October. The exhibition - Indian Summer - includes images produced during his 6 week residency at Hospitalfield House (Scotland). Nick's work will also be exhibited at Rebecca Hossack's London gallery (Fitzrovia) later in 2012.

New Robyn Bauer exhibition

Robyn Bauer is holding a new solo show - Terra Australis - Kangaroos and Other Discoveries - continuing her preoccupation with the story of the French explorers to Australia in the late 18th century. The exhibition runs at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery (54 Latrobe Tce, Paddington, Qld. Ph: 07 35116380) from 4-29 September with the official opening on 8 September (6pm).

Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2012

Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2012 features invited artists from around the country, works created by GW Bot, Rew Hanks and Michael Kempson (who took up residencies in Cairns this year), and works by local artists who participated in the Artists in Residence workshops. The exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre (Collins Ave, Cairns, Qld. Ph: 07 4032 6609) is currently showing and continues to 22 August. Laurel McKenzie, Margaret Genever and Sasi Victoire are amongst the selected artists.

Lindy Sale - We are as clouds

Lindy Sale's exhibition - We are as clouds - imagines the beauty and oddness in nature as it adapts to a precariously balanced environment. The exhibition opens at Anita Traverso Gallery (AT_Salon, 7 Albert Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Vic. Ph: 03 9428 7557) on Wednesday 8 August (6-8pm) and runs until Saturday 18 August. The exhibition may be previewed from Tuesday 7 August.

David Henderson at Graydon Gallery

David Henderson will be holding an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings which opens on Friday 24 August and continues until 2 September at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Qld). It will include urban landscapes of Rome and Venice, as well as paintings and drawings of the figure.

Rachael Lee - Dimensions NC

Rachael Lee will be exhibiting works on 11-12 August at the Nudgee College Arts Festival (Tierney Auditorium, St Joseph's Nudgee College, 2199 Sandgate Road, Boondall, Qld) - Dimensions NC - as a past winner (2008). The college is celebrating previous winners over the last ten years, as well as students, the feature artist and the art comp entrants. Logan Art Gallery Store (Cnr. Wembley Road & Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central, Qld) has a selection of Rachael Lee's - LittleLee - 12cm x 12cm original monoprints for sale.

Sussanne Morton Ehlers in Winter Exhibition

Sussanne Morton Ehlers is currently exhibiting with the mixed 2012 Winter Exhibition at the Hawthorn Studio & Gallery (635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East, Vic. Ph: 03 9882 5553). Sussanne’s recent, large scale floral paintings in oils, bring to life the colours of spring.

Nick Ashby - something

Nick Ashby's exhibition - something - will be at Purgatory Artspace (1st floor, 170 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne, Vic) from 22 August to 8 September with opening drinks on Saturday 25 August (2-4pm).

Robyn Dansie dream exhibition

Robyn Dansie's next exhibition - Don't we all love to dream - opened on 1 August at Red Gallery (157 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North, Vic. Ph: 03 9482 3550) and continues to 18 August. Robyn invites us to explore, in a series of mixed media paintings, the multiple layers that make up our dreams ... dreams that allow us to create worlds which will excite people and produce wonderful outcomes.

Anita West - Linkages

Anita West will be exhibiting a few of her latest paintings in - Linkages - an exhibition at the Redland Art Gallery as part of the Redlands Creative Alliance Showcase. The show opens on Sunday 29 July (11am) and continues to 26 August.

Sally Duhig - The Red Journey

Sally Duhig will be having a joint exhibition of paintings - The Red Journey - with Pam Winsen at Percolator Gallery (134 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Qld) from 22-26 August with opening drinks with the artists on Friday 24 August (6-8pm). Sally and Pam have based their work on separate visits to central Australia exploring space and human interactions with the landscape. Sally’s work questions the nature of the tourist experience and how memories are created.

Sue Beyer - Dwell

Sue Beyer's new solo show - Dwell - at Redland Art Gallery (Capalaba Place, Noeleen Street, Capalaba, Qld. Ph: 07 3829 8899) is currently on until 18 July. Sue Beyer’s latest series of work considers the facade of the ordered suburban environment. Her paintings investigate the effect spaces and suburban settings have on an individual's emotions and behaviour as well as how people use space in an urban context.

Dave Groom on books and Scenic Rim

Dave Groom is taking part in two group shows with - Art for the Bibliophile - which is on at Marks and Gardner Gallery (69 Main Western Rd, North Tamborine, Qld) until 29 July. The second - Love Letters Across the Rim - celebrates the love between the people and the landscape of the Scenic Rim region which opens on 7 July at The Centre Art Space (82 Brisbane St, Beaudesert, Qld) and continues to 8 August.

Printshop exhibition opening

Printshop is a cooperative project organised by Jon Linkins and a group of 8 artists and 2 photographers collaborating in the production of high quality, affordable and collectable, editioned prints on fine art paper.

All You Need is Love

Ted Barraclough has more than 15 new bird sculptures included in the exhibition All you need is Love curated by Bronwyn Johnson. All you need is Love considers relationships among friends, strangers, relatives and partners that may be fleeting, wistful, unrequited and enduring. Other artists include Robert Arnold, Jon Campbell, Patrick Hartigan, Anastasia Klose, Tracey Moffatt.