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20 November 2010


The third edition of artHIVES FRESH, a monthly insight into what's coming out of the studios of the artists using artHIVES, has now been published.

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Lindy Sale

Lindy Sale "From Ithaca Creek (Elaeocarpus)" 2010
Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm.

05 November 2010

Issue 72 - November 2010

Welcome to Issue 72 of the artHIVES update.

Artist   Kylie Gartside, the mermaid camille, 2010, 9ct yellow gold, sterling silver, rutilated quartz.
image: Kylie Gartside, "the mermaid camille", 2010
9ct yellow gold, sterling silver, rutilated quartz.

Here is the latest news from the world of artHIVES.
1. Susan Buret shortlisted for the Redland
2. Symone Male part of Portia Geach Portrait Prize
3. Robyn Bauer draws Brisbane
4. Anita West has a sell-out show
5. Jimmy Rix at Sculpture By The Sea
6. Amanda Lowjen opens first solo show at QCP
7. Di West showcases unique and rare jewellery
8. Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox's water paintings
9. Mel Brigg's take on the porcupine quill
10. Kylie Gartside taking part in Finders Keepers
11. Allyson Reynolds at ART SYDNEY
12. Simon McLean UNEXPECT

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Allyson Reynolds at ART SYDNEY

Allyson Reynolds is exhibiting selected works from her series "score
for imagined sound
" at ART SYDNEY represented by Rebecca Hossack Gallery,
London (Stand E11) from 11 - 14 November.

You will also
be able to see a couple works from her Moth series which have been recently exhibited at the Toronto International Art Fair, Canada.


Susan Buret shortlisted for the Redland

Susan Buret's work - Where Corals Lie - has been shortlisted for the
2010 Redland Art Award with the exhibition running at the Redland Art Gallery (Cnr Middle and Bloomfield Sts, Cleveland, Qld) from 7 November to 5 December.

Susan has also just finished up a residency at Bundanon and will
post details of her residency on her blog.

You can also see Susan's studio in Burrawang, NSW as part of the Souther Highlands Art Trail on 20 and 21 November (10am to 4pm). You can download a copy of the
brochure here.


Symone Male part of Portia Geach Portrait Prize

Symone Male has been
chosen as a finalist for the prestigous Portia Geach 45th Memorial PortraitPrize. Her painting of local Brisbane musician and DJ 'Norto' - No Requests - is currently hanging at The National Trust, S. H. Ervin Gallery (Observatory Hill, Watson Rd, The Rocks, Sydney) and features Aussie records that have stood the test of time. The exhibiton runs until 7 November.


Robyn Bauer draws Brisbane

Robyn Bauer will be launching her new
art book - Drawing Brisbane - An Artist's Journal - together with an
exhibition of the original drawings at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery (54
Latrobe Tce, Paddington, Qld. Ph: 07 35116380) on Thursday 25 November
(6.30pm) to be opened by Cr David Hinchliffe. The exhibition continues
until 23 December.

Anita West has a sell-out show

Anita West writes: My exhibition -
Life, Love, Landscape - at Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery in
Sydney finished on a high note this month with a sell-out show and a
waiting list of new clients and commissions.


Jimmy Rix at Sculpture By The Sea

Jimmy Rix is currently
exhibiting his work - Greater Grater - at Sculpture By The Sea (Bondi to
Tamarama Beach, Sydney) which is on until 14 November. Showing for the
fifth time, Greater Grater is a tribute to the restaurant industry which
has supported him and others financially, while pursuing their artistic

Amanda Lowjen opens first solo show at QCP

Amanda Lowjen’s first solo photographic exhibition – throughtheviewfinder – will open at the Queensland Centre for Photography (Cnr Cordelia and Russell Streets, South Brisbane, Qld. Ph: 07 3844 1101) on Sat 4 Dec (5.30pm- 8.30pm) and runs to 16 January.

The exhibition features photographs taken by combining digital
technology with cameras from the 1950’s and 60’s. The
images, which include still life, landscape and portraiture, reflect a deep
curiosity in the everyday details of the human condition: the mysteries in
the relationships of the commonplace.

Di West showcases unique and rare jewellery

Di West has created an exhibition - The
Showcase Collection - of 10 paintings that all take their inspiration from
unique and rare contemporary jewellery which has been designed and
handmade by Master Jeweller Jim Goulton of Maleny Jewellers (Riverside
Centre, Maple Street, Maleny, Qld. T: 07 5494 3477) and celebrates their
10th anniversary.

Di has endeavoured to reinterpret the beauty
and the essence of each piece of jewellery and capture this idea on
canvas. The exhibition runs from 10 to 26 November.


Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox's water paintings

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox
has updated her website with a gallery devoted to her water paintings.
These paintings reflect upon local and global water issues of availability,
allocation, value, quality etc. She calls them her 'quiet activism'.

Kathryn is also a finalist in the Redland Art Award which is
announced on 6 November.


Kylie Gartside taking part in Finders Keepers

Kylie Gartside is
exhibiting (with fellow jewellery designer Kym Mullen) this Saturday and
Sunday (6-7 November from 10am to 5pm) at Finders Keepers in the Old
Museum (next to Ekka Showgrounds).

Finders Keepers is a great opportunity to see what’s new and source your Christmas gifts from independent artists and designers.


Simon McLean Unexpected

Simon McLean will be exibiting his new exhibition "A PREPOSTEROUS PORTRAIT AND OTHER UNEXPECTED WORKS FROM THE STUDIO" at Doggett Street Studio until 4 December 2010.

The exhibition opens on 19 November, 6-9 pm.


Mel Brigg's take on the porcupine quill

Part of Mel Brigg's recent
exhibition - Emotive Moods - based on the short-form of a commonly-used
phrase - WTF - is a stunning acrylic painting with a real porcupine quill.
As a quill pierces the cheetah’s flesh and slowly bores deeper over
time, the predator is rendered in acute pain with infected organs and it
eventually succumbs to death.