30.08.14 Finalist, the Black Swan portrait prize

Congratulations to Leslie who has been selected as a finalist in the Black Swan portrait prize for his self-portrait pictured below.

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30.08.14 Monica Rohan – finalist Redland Art Award 2014

Monica Rohan   Jerks   2014   oil on board   62.0 x 72.0 cm

Congratulations to Monica Rohan on being selected as a finalist for Redland Art Award 2014.

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29.08.14 Robert Malherbe – finalist Redland Art Award 2014

Robert Malherbe   Mountains 4   2013   oil on linen   46.0 x 56.0 cm

Congratulations to Robert Malherbe who has been named a finalist in the Redland Art Awards for 2014. See Robert’s work in our exhibition: Hill End current until the 6th of September.

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20.08.14 A.J. Taylor – Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize

A.J. Taylor   Hawkesbury 9   2013   oil on board   183.0 x 183.0 cm

Congratulations to A.J. Taylor on being listed as a finalist for the 2014 John Leslie Art Prize for his work: Hawkesbury 9.

More information on the prize can be found here.

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05.08.14 Danie Mellor – National Museum of Scotland

Danie Mellor features in exhibition: Danie Mellor: Primordial: SuperNaturualBayiMinyjirral at The National Museum of Scotland. The exhibition will present new work on paper that explores his own dual indigenous and European heritage. Inspired by National Museum Scotland’s World Cultures Collection, Primordial is Mellor’s first exhibition in Scotland. In the exhibition, Mellor responds to to a diverse array of content referencing science, technology and nature.

Exhibition dates: 1st August – 23rd of November

Danie says:

This exhibition represents an opportunity to engage with significant cultural objects from National Museum’s collections, and show work that is part of a broader festival programmes celebrating culture and contemporary art. The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh is an exciting and supportive environment in which to show my work, and continue developing the central themes of my practice in a dynamic international context.

Read more about the exhibition here.

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02.08.14 Forthcoming exhibition, Hill End

Robert Malherbe    Hill End Streetscape   2014   40.5 x 51.0 cm   oil on linen

Art Almanac have covered our forthcoming exhibition Hill End, featuring Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe and Luke Sciberras. They say:

Curated by Ben Quilty, Jan Murphy Gallery is presenting these works which were painted en plein air by this tight knit group. Hill End has an artistic link to such great artists as Russell Drysdale, Donald Friend, Jeffery Smart and Margaret Olley who would paint there as early as 1947 onwards and has cemented its history within Australian modernism.

– Art Almanac
August, 2014

Read full article here.

Ben Quilty has written a catalogue essay for the occasion.

Please click here to access full catalogue essay.

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01.08.14 Michael Muir – Winner, 2014 Mosman Art Prize

Michael Muir pictured with his winning work ‘Past the stacks’

Congratulations to Michael Muir for winning the 2014 Mosman Art Prize.

Read more about the prize here. 

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