01 April 2010

Stephen Newton a finalist in the Palmer Sculpture Biennial

Congratulations to Stephen Newton who was the only Queensland artist selected to exhibit in the Palmer Sculpture Biennial in South Australia. Stephen installed his 31 piece site specific wood and ceramic intervention titled Supplicant in the fourth Palmer Sculpture Biennial, an art and ecology exhibition on a 400 acre property 70 k east of Adelaide.


Artist Stephen Newton Title Supplicant Year 2010 Medium Charred wood, ceramic. 31 pieces. Height 280 cm approx

Judith Kentish exhibition opens at Metro Arts

Judith Kentish is currently showing a new series of handmade hair-stuffed works - comforter - that have evolved out of confrontation with notions of disconnection, intimacy and distance. The show opens at Metro Arts (Level 2, 109 Edward St, Brisbane) on Wednesday 7 April (6.30pm). Continues to 24 April.


Artist Judith Kentish Title comforter #2 Year 2009 Medium cloth, thread, hair Height 1200mm Width 400mm Depth 240mm

New Anne Strambi seascapes

 
Anne Strambi will be exhibiting some seascapes in an exhibition - 'I must go down to the seas again' - at Doggett Street Studio (85 Doggett Street, Newstead. Ph: 07 3252 9292) opening on Friday 16 May (6-9pm). The title of the exhibition is a quote from a poem by John Masefield and describes the love of the sea from a sailor's point of view. 

Artist Anne Strambi Title Tranquil Year 2010 Medium Oil on Board Height 30cm Width 40cm

Desley Rolph a finalist in the Waltzing Matilda Outback Art Prize

 
Desley Rolph’s painting - She Hovers Over Min Min Ridge - has made the final cut for the Waltzing Matilda Outback Art Prize held in Winton each year. Announcement of the winning entry is 14 May 2010.


Artist Des Rolph Title She Hovers Over Min Min Ridge Year 2010 Medium oil on canvas Support stretcher Height 100 cm Width 100 cm

New Lesa Hepburn works

 
Lesa Hepburn and Red Hot Fibre have been hard at work for the Hays Inlet Festival Visual Arts Project. You can see Lesa at the globe workshop at Studio Red, Redcliffe State High School. These cast paper globes will be displayed in libraries throughout the Moreton bay Regional Council area and then will be part of a larger installation at the Hays Inlet Festival on Sunday 06 June 2010.

Lesa’s latest solo exhibition - Pocketful of Change - opens at Doggett Street Studio (85 Doggett Street, Newstead. Ph: 07 3252 9292) on Friday 16 April (6-9pm) and runs to 8 May.


Lesa Hepburn

New work from David Henderson

 
David Henderson’s latest exhibtion is now on at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Q) with around 25 oil paintings, watercolours and drawings featuring Venice, local urban landscape and the nude. Runs to 11 April.


Artist David Henderson Title San Giorgio, Autumn Light Medium oil Support canvas Height 18 cm Width 24 cm

Emma Walker at Tweed River Regional Gallery

 
Emma Walker's latest exhibition - The Dawn Language - explores themes of death, dreams, poetry, memory and the afterlife, and is currently showing at the Tweed River Regional Gallery (Cnr. Tweed Valley Way and Mistral Rd, Murwillumbah, NSW. Ph: 02 6670 2790) until 2 May.


Artist Emma Walker Title The Rising Year 2010 Medium oil and mixed media on linen

Epic Danielle O’Brien work

 
Danielle O'Brien's long awaited new oil painting - September - is currently on show at KiLN Gallery (150 Enoggera Tce Paddington, Q) at a group exhibition with Ai Shah and Pendragon. This epic 1.2 x 1.5m work on canvas has taken 10 months to complete and celebrates the artist’s first year of motherhood. The exhibition continues to 29 November.

Artist Danielle O'Brien Title September Height 120cm Width 150cm

Megan Jones exhibits Iceland works

 
After returning from a wonderful residency in Iceland, Megan Jones was invited to exhibit two of her Iceland drawings in an exhibition at Nolan on Lovel gallery, Katoomba.

Megan also has a solo exhibition - Emotional Atoms - opening on 1 December (6pm) at Crossbay Gallery (Suite 1, 1A Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay, NSW. Ph: 02 9361-5759).


Artist Megan Jones Title If I can't have you nobody will Year 2008 Medium Oil on polycotton Height 70 cms Width 70 cms

Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch Exhibition

Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch recently showed her work - Rhythm and Rhyme - which was part of the Hidden Treasures Postcard annual fundraising exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery (Abbott St, Cairns, Q)




Short Takes - April 2010

Jane Creenaune's solo exhibiiton of new paintings and works on paper - LOOK - will run 1-16 at Green-Wood Gallery.

Susan Buret’s work is currently featured in the group show - Paper Work - at Brenda May Gallery (2 Danks Street, Waterloo, NSW. Ph: 02 9318 1122) which is on until 10 April.