07 May 2009
Judith Kentish is the second Featured Artist for the artHIVESupdate. Judith's wonderful studio started life as a church before its relocation to the Samford Valley. You can see more images online to get a small insight into Judith's studio and practice.
Stay tuned to future artHIVESupdates to see more artists studios and work sites.
01 May 2009
Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox’s entries have been selected for the Prometheus and Moreton Bay Art Awards which are both announced in May. Kathryn has also created a new Gallery on her website - Water - to show her recent paintings focused on the many aspects of water.
Joyce Blanche will also be one of the featured artists participating in the 2009 Art for Art's Sake. A gala cocktail reception will be held on 27 May 2009 in the foyer of Waterfront Place, Brisbane.
Murmurs opens at Gallery Eumundi (Eumundi, Q. Ph: 0400 716 553) with
Di’s assemblage work (made mainly from tea bag papers) (to 21 June);
and if you’re around the Mornington Peninsula over the next two months,
you can see Di’s Star Man sculptures at The Manyung Gallery (Mt Eliza,
Vic. Ph; 03 9787 2953).
“Since having made the transition to Australia, my work has become increasingly inspired by my adopted home,” Lee Tong explains. “The ‘Wind Change’ series is a collection of urbanized images of Surry Hills and surrounds in Sydney. In Wind Change, I hope to convey the day to day experience of the elements in each passing season".
The exhibition is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and will be opened by Dr Geoff Raby, the Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
This project was sponsored by the Janet Holmes à Court Artists’ Grant Scheme and financial assistance from the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council and administered through NAVA, the National Association for the Visual Arts.
The exhibition essay ‘Power vs. Vulnerability. A QUESTION OF BALANCE’ was written and sponsored by Susan Buret.
“The China International Galleries Exposition opened on 15 April and ended on the evening of 19 April. There were about 80 galleries (15% from China, 70% from Asia and 30% from other countries). There were also quite a number of solo shows by young Asian artists, international solo shows, video and subliminal (not for sale) works."
You can read more about Megan’s experiences on her News & Text page.
Yvonne Mills-Stanley has been chosen as a selected finalist in the Prometheus Visual Art Award. The exhibition at All Saints Anglican School (Highfield Drive, Merrimac, Q) opens on 22 May (to 27 May).
John Weeronga Bartoo has a new solo exhibition - Stories of a Quiet Man - opening on 22 May (6pm) at the Brunswick Street Gallery (Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic). The show continues to 4 June.
Camilla Connolly is to exhibit ten new works in Sydney, with Smith and Hall at Mary Place Gallery (12 Mary Place, Paddington, Sydney, NSW). The exhibition will run for two weeks and will open on 18 May (6pm).
Jon Stanford will deliver the Keynote Address: Economic and Business Outlook for 2009 and Beyond at the CPA Congress: Centering on Excellence on 27 May in Brisbane.
Fiona Halse has been selected as a finalist for the Metro Five Award 2009 (Judge’s Choice Winner receives $40000). The exhibition runs 10 June to 5 July at Metro Five Gallery (1214 High St, Armadale, Vic).
Natalie Billing attended the refurbishment of the Blackall Cenotaph on Anzac Day which she helped redesign.
Drunk: Struggling to Focus is Andy Harwood's latest exhibition opening on 8 May (6pm) at Jugglers Art Space (103 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Qld).