17 September 2010

Fresh from the Studio #1

The first edition of "Fresh from the Studio", a monthly insight into what's coming out of the studios of the artists using artHIVES, has now been published.

Each month we will hand pick a selection of artworks for you to admire and/or acquire.

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Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox "The Presence of Angels" 2010
Oil on Linen, 60 x 100 cm.

06 September 2010

Issue 70 - September 2010

Welcome to Issue 70 of the artHIVES update.

Artist   elizabeth shaw Title  Augmented Skull  2010
image: Elizabeth Shaw, "Augmented Skull", 2010
Sterling Sliver, 3 x 3.5 x 3.5cm.

Here is the latest news from the world of artHIVES.
1. Stella Danalis's Schumann the Shoeman
2. Elizabeth Shaw - Evidence
3. Nick Cominos at Damien Minton
4. Nick Ashby - Oldspace Paintings
5. John Drake - Artist of the Month
6. Megan Jones - Berlin residency
7. New Anita West solo show
8. Robyn Bauer part of 30 Days
9. Dave Groom upfront
10. Kym Barrett win at Festival
11. Papermaking with Lesa Hepburn

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Stella Danalis's Schumann the Shoeman

Stella Danalis, along with husband John Danalis, had their first collaborative children’s picture book - Schumann the Shoeman - published by UQP last October.

Schumann the Shoeman has since been exhibited at the White Ravens 2010 Festival in Munich; The Bologna Book Fair in Italy; been short-listed for the CBCA Australian Picture Book of the Year and is soon to be released in Korea.

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Elizabeth Shaw - Evidence

Elizabeth Shaw's exhibition - Evidence - will be at Metro Arts Gallery (Level 2, 109 Edward St, Brisbane, Qld) for one week only. The show will run from the 6-11 September and opens on Wednesday 8 September (6pm-8pm).

Artist   elizabeth shaw Title  Claw Year  2010

Nick Cominos at Damien Minton Gallery

Nick Cominos's latest exhibition - Places of Resolution - is on at Damien Minton Gallery (61-63 Great Buckingham St, Redfern, NSW) until Saturday 4 Sept.

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Nick Ashby - Oldspace Paintings

An exhibition of Nick Ashby's most recent work will be at Metro Arts Gallery (Level 2, 109 Edward St, Brisbane, Qld) for one week only. The show - Oldspace Paintings - runs The show runs 6-11 September and opens on Wednesday 8 September (6pm-8pm).

Artist   Nick Ashby Title  Mosgiel Blanket #3 Year  2010 Medium  oil Support  linen Height  63 cm Width  123 cm

John Drake - Bribie Island Artist of the Month

The Bribie Island Community Arts Centre (191 Sunderland Drive, Banksia Beach, Qld. Ph: 07 3408 9288) have chosen John Drake to be their September - Artist of the Month - for an exhibition of his local subject paintings in Arylic on stretched canvas. The exhibit runs until 30 September.

Artist   John Drake Title  'Nulcear Grace'One of the latest Submarines Year  2010 Medium  Acrylic Support  Stretched Canvas Height  120cm Width  100cm

Megan Jones - Berlin residency

Megan Jones is off to Germany later in the month for an extended period of art viewing and artmaking where she will also be taking up a residency at Dada Post in Berlin and visiting the famous Art Forum.

Artist   Megan Jones Title  Perfectibility was always an illusion Year  2010 Medium  Oil on polycotton Height  80 cms Width  100 cms

New Anita West solo show

Anita West's third major solo show - Life, Love, Landscape - opens at Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery in Sydney on Friday 17 September and continues to 3 Oct. Her large canvases explore Australian optimism and identity through familiar narratives.

Anita West is exhibiting 6 works in a group show - Gold Coast Perspectives at Gallery One (Shop 16.02, The Brickworks, 107 Ferry Road, Southport, Qld) which is on until 25 September.

Artist   Anita West Title  Dusk Year  2010 Medium  mixed media on linen Height  120 cm Width  150 cm

Robyn Bauer part of 30 Days

Robyn Bauer will be exhibiting in the group exhibition - 30 Days Hath September - at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery (54 Latrobe Tce, Paddington, Qld. Ph: 07 35116380) from 31 August until 3 October with the official opening on Friday 3 September( 6pm). All works are 30x30cm.


Artist   Robyn Bauer Title  Sunset Owl Year  2010 Medium  Oil, acrylic and collage on canvas Support  canvas on stretcher Height  30cm Width  30cm

Dave Groom upfront

Dave Groom is now featured on the front cover of the new Studios of the Scenic Rim Guide which promotes arts and culture in the Scenic Rim. Dave's family history in the region goes back to his grandfather Arthur Groom, who established Binna Burra Mountain lodge in the 1930's.

You can see Dave Groom's latest exhibition - Birds of the Forest - at Marks and Gardner Gallery (69 Main Western Rd, North Tamborine, Qld) until 3 Oct.

Artist   Dave Groom Title  Studio looking north

Kym Barrett win at Festival

Kym Barrett has been invited to be - Artist in Focus - at the 30th annual Immanuel Arts Festival in Maroochydore (May 2011). Kym will have her own solo exhibition within the larger Festival, and be able to showcase her work to the Sunshine Coast. Kym won Best Painting at the 2010 Festival which included almost 1000 paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography and creative arts.

Artist   Kym Barrett Title  Innocent Speech Year  2010 Medium  Mixed media Support  canvas Height  60cm Width  60cm Depth  4cm

Papermaking with Lesa Hepburn

Lesa Hepburn will be running hand papermaking workshops for multiple sheetforming, printmaking & artist books using waste cotton rag pulp during October (9, 16, 23 and 30) from 10am to 1pm at Studio Red (Redcliffe State High School, Cnr Klingner Rd & Oxley Ave, Redcliffe, Qld). $280 for 4 sessions or $90 for 1 session.

Lesa Hepburn