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01 August 2012

Heinz Riegler in Salzburg's Kapitelplatz

Drawing heavily on time spent high in the Austrian alps, Heinz Riegler's new work - Auflösung - examines themes of isolation and repetition using materials mostly found in and around the Oberpleissling area of Salzburg state. The work contains six pieces which are currently in Salzburg's Kapitelplatz square until 7 September.

The other parts of the series include an album of music - Survey #2 (One Thousand Dreams I Never Had) and an award winning audiovisual piece - Motion Portrait #1.

Artist  Heinz Riegler Title  Kapitelplatz Year  2012

Helena Lloyd - Artist Residency at Eumarella Shores

Helena Lloyd is working on a 4 month artist residency at Eumarella Shores, Lake Weyba on the Sunshine Coast. She will be conducting artist workshops and producing a body of work focusing on the rich, natural, and fragile biodiversity of the area. This work will culminate in an end of year art show to be held at Eumarella Shores. 

Artist  Helena Lloyd Title  Pandanus 2 : First Bay Year  2012 Medium  Mixed Media Support  Arches Paper      Framed Size  104 x 82cm Archival Framed From the Exhibition  On the Edge

Susan Buret part of Six Pack

Susan Buret has several works in the exhibition - Six Pack - at  the Goulburn Regional Gallery (Cnr Bourke & Church Streets, Goulburn, NSW. Ph: 02 4823 4494) from 24 August to 15 September 2012. The exhibition will be opened by Elizabeth Charles on Saturday 25 August (2pm)  and the opening will be followed by a panel discussion with the six exhibiting artists. 

  Artist  Susan Buret Title  Two Sleepless Nights Year  2012 Medium  Acrylic and paper Support  Linen Height  120 cm Width  120 cm

New Robyn Bauer exhibition

 Robyn Bauer is holding a new solo show - Terra Australis - Kangaroos and Other Discoveries - continuing her preoccupation with the story of the French explorers to Australia in the late 18th century. The exhibition runs at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery (54 Latrobe Tce, Paddington, Qld. Ph: 07 35116380) from 4-29 September with the official opening on 8 September (6pm).

Artist  Robyn Bauer Title  Self Portrait as Marie Antoinette, with Superb Blue Wren and Thylacine Year  2012 Medium  Oil on canvas Height  91cm Width  122cm      From the Exhibition  "Terra Australis"

Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2012

 Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2012 features invited artists from around the country, works created by GW Bot, Rew Hanks and Michael Kempson (who took up residencies in Cairns this year), and works by local artists who participated in the Artists in Residence workshops.
The exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre (Collins Ave, Cairns, Qld. Ph: 07 4032 6609) is currently showing and continues to 22 August. Laurel McKenzie, Margaret Genever and Sasi Victoire are amongst the selected artists.

  Artist  Laurel McKenzie Title  Fragmentary Mary M Year  2012 Medium  lithograph and Chine-collé Support  250 gsm Hahnemuhle and kozo paper Height  76cm Width  56cm

Lindy Sale - We are as clouds

Lindy Sale's exhibition - We are as clouds - imagines the beauty and oddness in nature as it adapts to a precariously balanced environment. The exhibition opens at Anita Traverso Gallery (AT_Salon, 7 Albert Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Vic. Ph: 03 9428 7557) on Wednesday 8 August (6-8pm) and runs until Saturday 18 August. The exhibition may be previewed from Tuesday 7 August.

Artist  Lindy Sale Title  First Flight Year  2012 Medium  acrylic Support  poly cotton Height  81cm Width  81cm

Sue Beyer - Public Art Commissions

Sue Beyer's work has been chosen to appear in Urban Easels, an initiative created by the Brisbane City Council, with the artist's work presented in Adshel street furniture (13 August – 9 September 2012).

Sue's work has also been profiled in the July - September (Winter) Live guide which promotes arts and cultural events, workshops and activities across Brisbane.

Sue has also been commissioned to create artworks for a new hospital expansion in South East Queensland. Woodhead Architects have designed the building which is is due to be completed in 2014.

          Artist  Sue Beyer Title  Undergrowth 2 Year  2012 Medium  Acrylic Support  Canvas Height  120cm Width  160cm

David Henderson at Graydon Gallery

 David Henderson will be holding an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings which opens on Friday 24 August and continues until 2 September at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Qld). It will include urban landscapes of Rome and Venice, as well as paintings and drawings of the figure.

rtist  David Henderson Title  The Dogana, Noon Medium  oil; Support  canvas Height  24 cm Width  18 cm

Catherine Mc Cue Boes at BSL

Catherine Mc Cue Boes has been invited to showcase her artist books in a group exhibition - In The Light of Small Things - opening on Friday 7 September 2012 at the Brisbane Square Library (266 George Street, Brisbane, Qld. Ph: 07 34034166). Catherine describes her work as reactionary; producing works on paper and artist books has been her main objective for the past ten years. Influenced by literature, poetry, science and the environment, Catherine’s prints, artist books and works on paper portray her technical and creative ability.

Mc Cue Boes

Nicola Moss part of Natural History Art Prize

Nicola Moss's work on paper - Life on the edge - High tide - was selected for exhibition in The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize which is currently on show at the South Australian Museum (Adelaide, SA) until Sunday 9 September. The prize celebrates our intricate and complex global biodiversity, whilst giving artists the opportunity to interpret the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

Artist  Nicola Moss Title  Life on the edge - High tide Year  2011 Medium  Acrylic, natural ochre, charcoal frottage, rice paper, hand cut papers Support  Stonehenge paper      Framed Size  78 x 173cm Archival framing

Anita West - In The Summertime

Anita West's solo exhibition - In The Summertime - opens at the Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery in Sydney on 7 September for 3 weeks. All 26 of the paintings are inspired by a lifetime of visiting QLD and NSW beaches. Anita will also be the feature artist at the Manly Arts Festival 2012.

Artist  Anita West Title  Surf Rescue Patrol Year  2012 Medium  mixed media Support  linen Height  120cm Width  120cm

Rachael Lee - Dimensions NC

Rachael Lee will be exhibiting works on 11-12 August at the Nudgee College Arts Festival (Tierney Auditorium, St Joseph's Nudgee College, 2199 Sandgate Road, Boondall, Qld) - Dimensions NC - as a past winner (2008). The college is celebrating previous winners over the last ten years, as well as students, the feature artist and the art comp entrants.

Logan Art Gallery Store (Cnr. Wembley Road & Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central, Qld) has a selection of Rachael Lee's - LittleLee - 12cm x 12cm original monoprints for sale.

Artist  Rachael Lee Title  LittleLees Year  2012 Medium  monoprints Support  paper Height  12cm Width  12cm

Anthony Bennett at Art Melbourne

Anthony Bennett will be featured by Richard Martin Art at Art Melbourne (August 1-4). Bennett's exhibition - apollonian and dionysian - features 15 new works and continues his exploration into the uselessness of celebrity in the post-minogue-ist style.

Artist  anthony bennett Title  'conversations between tom and katie' (part 28 +29) Medium  ink, acrylic, resin Support  canvas Height  120cm Width  240cm

Sussanne Morton Ehlers in Winter Exhibition

Sussanne Morton Ehlers is currently exhibiting with the mixed 2012 Winter Exhibition at the Hawthorn Studio & Gallery (635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East, Vic. Ph: 03 9882 5553). Sussanne’s recent, large scale floral paintings in oils, bring to life the colours of spring.

Artist  Sussanne Morton Ehlers Title  'Peony De Parfum' Year  2012 Medium  Oil Support  Belgian Linen Height  110 cm Width  140cm

Milkana Kirova finishes Townsville water feature

Brisbane-based Artist Milkana Kirova was commissioned to create the custom art panels that form the base of a water feature in Townsville’s North Shore Town Square. Milkana sculpted in clay the relief for the colour glass reinforced panels in March 2012. The Town Square was completed in July and now hosts NQ markets every fortnight.

          Artist  Milkana Kirov Title  water cascade completed Year  2012

Nick Ashby - something

Nick Ashby's exhibition - something - will be at Purgatory Artspace (1st floor, 170 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne, Vic) from 22 August to 8 September with opening drinks on Saturday 25 August (2-4pm).

Artist  Nick Ashby Title  big black bag Year  2012 Medium  oi Support  linen Height  94 cm Width  85 cm

Robyn Dansie dream exhibition

Robyn Dansie's next exhibition - Don't we all love to dream - opened on 1 August at Red Gallery (157 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North, Vic. Ph: 03 9482 3550) and continues to 18 August.

Robyn invites us to explore, in a series of mixed media paintings, the multiple layers that make up our dreams ... dreams that allow us to create worlds which will excite people and produce wonderful outcomes.

Artist  Nick Ashby Title  big black bag Year  2012 Medium  oi Support  linen Height  94 cm Width  85 cm

Good Luck to Prize Finalists

Michael Donnelly is a finalist in the 2012 Mandorla Art Award (Perth Town Hall, Cnr Hay Street and Barrack Street, Perth, WA. Ph: 08 9339 7543) with the work Elizabeth and Mary. The exhibition opens 10 August and continues to 19 August.

Tony White (pictured) has been selected as one of 40 finalists in the 2012 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2D who will be showcased at Caloundra Regional Gallery (22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra, Qld) from 15 August to 7 October 2012. The selected work Big But Small  can be seen (and voted for the Peoples' Prize) here.

Joyce Blanche was recently selected as a finalist in the Corangamarah Art Prize held at the Otway Estate Winery in July.

Bron Hayes has been selected as a finalist in the inaugural $10,000Wilson Visual Art Award, Lismore with her diptych - Riverina Bark. The exhibition is held at Trinity Catholic College (1 Dawson Street, Lismore, NSW) from 23-25 August.

Artist Tony White

Dave Groom exhibiting in Brisbane and the Scenic Rim

If you missed Dave Groom's latest pastels and paintings at the Brisbane Grammar Art Show last week end, a larger body of Groom's landscape work will be exhibited in a group show at the Nindooinbah Woolshed (272 Nindooinbah House Rd, Beaudesert, Qld. Ph: 0437 787 262) in the Kerry Valley. Dave spent time as artist in residence at Garden Hill in the Kerry Valley to create the work for this show, which features the landscape of the Scenic Rim and Lamington National Park.  The exhibition will be opened by Bruce Heiser of Heiser Galleries  on 1 September and continues with a high tea on Sunday 2 September.

Dave Groom