20 July 2011
These quirky sculptures are life-size hand carved and painted Australian birds.
09 July 2011
The works depict realistic, detailed works in ink on canvas, and commencing this August, in conjunction with Jon Linkins Printroom Editions, various works of John Flitcroft will be available as limited edition print reproductions.
"These works take the viewer into the secret world of the remnant rainforest, a forgotten place where the giant trees preside over the comings and goings on the forest floor. Such wonders which the wandering artist and her canine companions encounter, are revealed along these tracks less travelled."
Selected books are The River City (about the Brisbane flood), Beautiful One Day, Blown Away the Next (about cyclone Yasi) and Silence is not Golden.
John is also taking part in the group exhibition - Weeronga Bartoo & Friends - at the Art & Crafts Gallery (Lightning Ridge. Ph: 02 6829 4407) which opens on 28 July (6pm) and runs to 10 August.
This newly-formed Cairns printmakers group is helping to bring wider public knowledge of traditional and contemporary printmaking processes.
Anita has also been asked to paint two large commissioned works for the foyer of the SOUL apartment building on the Gold Coast, based on her landscape series.
chosen as a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize, now has a series
of small works on canvas paper available. The studies and small
paintings were created in preparation for her first solo exhibition at
the Art Factory gallery (South Brisbane, Qld) (26 - 30 August).
The works painted from 2008 - 2011 are priced from $60.
You can also see new hand cut paper work by Nicola in the upcoming group exhibition - Paper Trail - at Art Piece Gallery (70 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby, NSW. Ph: 02 6684 3446) which opens on 5 August.
The murals are created by community members who have turned up to Arts in the Olives at Lost World Valley and World Environment Day at Boonah. The theme and inspiration for the murals is the landscape of the Scenic Rim. The murals will be exhibited at The Centre in Beaudesert early next year.
The show opens on Thursday 7 July (6-8.30pm) and runs to 9 July.
Nicky’s painting - What happens to all the little boys who don’t say their prayers - depicts dream-like imagery and story telling from his childhood in a religious Ireland in the 70s and 80s.
Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has updated her website to include two new galleries - Paradise and Landscape.
Nick Olsen was recently awarded the prestigous Royal Overseas League travelling Scholarship for 2011. This scholarship involves a fully funded 4 week residency at Hospitalfield House, Scotland. Nick will return to the UK in 2012 to exhibit work produced during the residency at the Gallery@OXO (London's Southbank).
Tony Nugent won 1st Prize at 2010 Australian Whipmaker & Plaiters Association, Glen Innes, NSW.
Megan Jones has recently been selected as a finalist in two art prize competitions: the Mount Eyre Art Prize (exhibited in Rex-Livingston Gallery, Sydney) and the Lethbridge 10000 (as an online finalist). Both works have been inspired by her experience on a residency in Germany last year.
In 2007, Di West
painted Stirling Mortlock for The Archibald, and recently she heard
that Gordon Rugby Club (Sydney) were holding a tribute dinner for
Stirling and were holding an auction to raise funds for the Club. Di
decided to donate the painting and it raised nearly $2000. Live Life
Villages in Robertson also awarded Di the Overall Acquisitive Prize for
her sculpture - Hello Sailor.
Robyn Dansie has updated her website with several exciting new works exploring mixed media and collage. Robyn who works from her studio in Fitzroy, Melbourne, is working toward completing a comprehensive body of work with the view of staging an exhibition in 2012.