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10 April 2012

David Henderson part of Art Spectacular

David Henderson has been invited to exhibit in the 2012 Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular exhibition. The exhibition opens at the Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane on 19 April and continues until 28 April. Proceeds will benefit the Queensland Cerebral Palsy League.

Artist  David Henderson Title  Ospedale Civico, Venice Medium  Oil on canvas Height  90 cm Width  120 cm

Inkfest - a festival of printmaking

Laurel McKenzie, Margaret Genever and Sasi Victoire are among the Inkmasters Cairns Inc. members who are organising and showing in a major festival of printmaking, Inkfest - an innovative addition to Cairns Festival - between April and September 2012.

Some of Australia's top artists will be in Cairns as Artists in Residence prior to Inkfest and will deliver workshops.

Artist  Margaret Genever Title  The Kiss over Bartle Frere Year  2011 Medium  Archival pigment print Support  Canson 190gsm on BFK Rives 250gsm Height  50cm Width  38cm

Jane Creenaune studio sale


Jane Creenaune is having a studio sale for month of April with stockroom works on paper and canvas at Kinross House (Gallery 3, 603 Toorak Road, Toorak, Vic. Tram 8, Stop 39).

Artist  Jane Creenaune Title  Played Out

Megan Jones off to Greenland

Megan Jones has been selected as a finalist in the Calleen Art Award, which will be exhibited at Cowra Regional gallery in April/May, and at the end of April, she will be leaving for an artist residency for the month of May on the island of Upernavik, Greenland.

Artist  Megan Jones Title  Senior Executive survival kit Year  2011 Medium  Oil on polycotton Height  100 cms Width  100 cms

Nadia Kliendanze - Handprints

Nadia Kliendanze has a new exhibition - Handprints - at Inverell Art Gallery (Evans St, Inverell, NSW) which pushes the boundaries of printmaking. The show opens on Friday 20 April (6.30pm) and runs to 18 May.

Artist  Nadia Kliendanze Title  Glossopteris Year  2012 Medium  Linoprint on Kozu paper Height  100cm Width  70cm

Helen Malone at Australian War Memorial

Helen Malone's artist book - The Battle Within - is on display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra for six months.  It is situated in a commemorative/reflective space on the way out of the Memorial.
 
The book deals with the effects of war on returned servicemen and the structure of the book reflects an inward post-traumatic state.

Artist  Helen Malone Title  The Battle Within Year  2007 Medium  Concertina book Height  22 cm Width  11 cm Depth  3 cm      Edition Number  Edition of 5 Collection of  Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT; Bibliotheca Librorum apud Artificem, Sydney NSW; Australian Library of Fine Art, State Library of Qld

Mel Brigg - Beyond the Realms

Mel Brigg's new show - Beyond the Realms - combines old and new works at Red Hill Gallery (63 Musgrave Road, Red Hill, Qld. Ph: 07 3368 1442). The exhibitions opens on 15 April (2-4pm). and continues to 29 April.

"Delayed Journey" 122cm x 122cm, acrylic on linen

Jennifer Long's Transformation

Jennifer Long has recently updated her website with a new painting - Transformation - which was exhibited in the Cossag exhibition (Cycle of Life: A Window Opens) at St. Stephen's Cathedral in March.

Artist  Jennifer Long Title  Transformation Year  2012 Medium  acrylic ink Support  arches watercolour paper Height  60cms Width  80cms

Aria Stone and Michael Donnelly - Rick Amor Drawing finalists

Aria Stone has been chosen as a finalist for two of her artworks in the Rick Amor Drawing Prize. Michael Donnelly is also a finalist, with his drawing which was executed during a residency at Cataract Gorge in 2010 (courtesy of Launceston City Council). The Drawing Prize exhibition is held at the Art Gallery of Ballarat (40 Lydiard Street, North Ballarat, Vic. Ph: Ph 03 5320 5858) which opens on Friday 27 April and continues to 24 June.

Artist  Aria Stone Title  Materiality Year  2011 Medium  Charcoal Support  Paper Height  76 cm Width  56 cm Artist  Michael Donnelly Title  Cataract Walk Hillside Year  2010 Medium  PITT Charcoal on 300gsm Fabriano paper Height  56 cm Width  76 cm

New Dave Groom work

 Dave Groom's latest exhibition of pastels and paintings  -  Mountains and Mist - is now on at Marks and Gardner Gallery (69 Main Western Rd, North Tamborine, Qld. Ph: 0755454992) until 22 April.

Artist  Dave Groom Title  Rivers and clearing clouds Year  2012 Medium  Oil Support  Canvas Height  30cm Width  30cm

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox - Quiver

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox's latest exhibition - Quiver  - will be at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Brisbane, Qld. Ph: 07 32542325) from 17 - 29 April with the opening on Wednesday 18 April (6-8pm). Quiver is an exhibition of new paintings inspired by concepts of Mother Nature. There will also be an Afternoon Tea, drinks and artist's talk on Saturday 21 April (3—5pm).

  Artist  Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox Title  Ouroboros Year  2012 Medium  Oil Support  Linen Height  122 cm Width  153 cm