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04 September 2009

Dan Cox - Featured Studio for September


Dan Cox is the latest Featured Artist for the artHIVESupdate.  You can see more images online to get a small insight into Dan's studio and practice.

Stay tuned to future artHIVESupdates to see more artists studios and work sites.

Dan Cox Studio

Another Exhibition for Lyndal Hargrave


Lyndal Hargrave has a new solo exhibition - All the Little Pieces - opening at Anita Traverso Gallery (7 Albert St, Richmond, Melbourne, Vic. Ph: 03 9428 7557) on 2 September and continuing to 3 October. The show includes recent sculptures and paintings exploring the similarities in natural and man-made structures from micro to macro.

Lyndal's group exhibition - Geomantra with Susan Buret and Jacinta Howard finishes at Doggett Street Studio on 5 September.


 Artist Lyndal Hargrave Title Sacred Geometry Medium<br />Stained wooden coathangers Height 250cm Width 250cm

Dave Groom - New Paintings


Recent Drawings and Paintings is Dave Groom's newest offering of works which focus on the landscape that surrounds his studio in the Gold Coast hinterland.

The exhibition open at 6-9pm, Friday 11 September at Doggett Street Studio. (85 Doggett
St, Newstead, Qld) and continues until 3 October.


Dave Groom

A Win for Di West


Di West entered four sculptures into the Qld Royal National Show this year and was fortunate enough to win 1st Prize in the Abstract Division, and 2nd and 3rd Prizes for Figurative. Two of the works were sold, with one of the sculptures being purchased by the judge, John Massey.

Di was also selected to exhibit works as joint feature artist at the Brisbane Boys Grammar School to celebrate their 40th Annual Art Show which was held at the end of August.

Artist Di West Title Sky Scraper 2009 Year 2009 Medium Bronze Support Sandstone Height 42cm Width 15cm Depth 13cm

Nicola Moss at Brenda May


Three paintings from Nicola Moss's Pollination series have been selected for a curated group exhibition - The Flower Show - at Brenda May Gallery (2 Danks Street, Waterloo, NSW. Ph: 02 9318 1122). The exhibition, inspired by all things botanical, opens on 22 September and continues to 18 October. If you are in Sydney, drinks with the artists is on Saturday 26 September (4-6pm).


Artist Nicola Moss Title Nectar Lure Year 2009 Medium Acrylic and pigmented ink Support stretched canvas Height 600 Width 600 Depth 40

Karyn Fendley heads to Northern Rivers


Karyn Fendley has a solo exhibition - Remnant Wilderness - opening at The Northern Rivers Gallery (44 Cherry St,  Ballina, NSW. Ph: 02 6681 6167) running Saturday 3 October to 25 October.

The mixed media landscape paintings questions how humans have upset the ecological balance of their environment. The artworks are inspired by the vulnerable area where the artist has been living and working - in the rain-forest bordering Mt. Jerusalem National Park in Northern NSW.

Artist karyn fendley Title

Lola McFarlane work to be Auctioned


Lola McFarlane’s artwork will be part of the Moreton Bay Arts Council Art Auction on Sunday 6 September at Settlement Cove (Redcliffe, Qld) with a preview exhibition on now until Saturday at the Stage Door Gallery (Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Downs Street).

Two works will also be exhibited and auctioned in the I AM... Fundraising Exhibition for the Women’s Legal Service which happens 16-18 October at Studio 13 (13 Kurilpa Street, West End, Qld).


Artist Lola McFarlane Title The Alice - Kunia Woman Year 2003 Medium Mixed on paper Support Framed under glass Width 20cm Depth 30cm

Nick Olsen Tatersalls Finalist

 
Nick Olsen has been selected as a finalist in the 2009 Tattersalls Art Prize for landscape painting. Nick’s painting - Pieces of a landscape - was selected from over 350 entrants Australia wide. The $20 000 award will be announced on Wednesday 9 September, and the public can view the exhibition at Waterfront place where it will be open until 25 September.


Artist Nick Olsen Title the ridge Year 2009 Medium oil Support linen Height 810mm Width 1140mm

Megan Jones off to Iceland

 
For September, Megan Jones will be spending a month in Iceland, in a residency programme run by SIM - The Association of Icelandic Artists.

“I am hoping to learn and experience as much as possible about Iceland and Icelandic art and artists,” Megan relates. “I also want to spend time there working on my current series of works, incorporating experiences from Iceland into the series.”

Artist Megan Jones Title (e)utopia IX Year 2009 Medium Oil on canvas Height 100 cms Width 80 cms

Helen Malone in International Book Exhibition

 
Helen Malone has had four artists books selected for inclusion in Le livre est une oeuvre d'art (The book is a work of art) held
in conjunction with Art Vitam France at Galerie Europ'Art
(6 rue Marceau, Aigue-Mortes, France). The exhibition includes
the work of 15 artists from 4 countries and runs from 11
October to 31 December.

Artist Helen Malone Title The Battle Within Year 2007<br />Medium Concertina book Height 22 cm Width 11 cm Depth 3 cm Edition<br />Number Edition of 5

New Stephen Newton Exhibition

Stephen Newton presents Terra Silva Saxum an exhibition of Sculptures + Works on paper.

Opening at 6-9pm, Friday 11 September this is Newton's 9th solo exhibition at Doggett Street Studio. The exhibition continues until 3 October.

Mel McRae's Women of the City


Also opening, Friday 11 September at Doggett Street Studio is Mel McRae's exhibition Women of the City.

This exhibition continues until 3 October.


Short Takes - September 2009

Mike Chavez’s latest solo show - Ghetto Superstar - opens at Iain Dawson Gallery (72a Windsor Street, Paddington, NSW. Ph: 02 9358 4337) on 29 September and runs to 10 October.

Robyn Dansie is currently exhibiting work at  775 art + craft Gallery (Shop 1, 159 Shoreham Road, Red Hill, Vic) until 30 September.

Karl de Waal has been selected as one of the finalists for Swell - the annual sculpture walk at Currumbin beach (Qld). It begins on Friday 11 September and continues until Sun 20 September.

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox’s entry for the $15 000 Manning Art Prize has been preselected with the prize announced on 19 September.

RECENT WORKS by Stephen Baxter and Jasna Spiranovic Opens 5.30-7.30 Friday 4th September 2009 at YASNA (Coolman St, Tyalgum NSW. Ph: 02 6679 3415)

Rosalie Rigby's new exhibition New Horizons - Beyond Landscape and Lezah Gant-Gildea & Rachael Chalmers exhibition Fragile World open at 6-9pm, Friday 11 September at Doggett Street Studio.