01 April 2010
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).