Congratulations to Leslie who has been selected as a finalist in the Black Swan portrait prize for his self-portrait pictured below.
____________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.
____________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.
____________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.
____________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
“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.”
____________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
Ben Quilty has written a catalogue essay for the occasion.
____________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.