16.10.19 Robert Malherbe in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Congratulations to Robert Malherbe who has been announced as a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2019 with his work Tiatia. Malherbe’s entry in the prize is a portrait of fellow artist Angela Tiatia.
Facilitated by the Moran Arts Foundation, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious prizes with a major award of $150,000. The winner will be announced 30 October.

The Doug Moran Portrait Prize 2019
31 October – 1 December
Juniper Hall, Paddington

For more information, please click here. 

Image credit: Robert Malherbe   Tiatia   2019   oil on linen   97.0 x 122.0 cm

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04.10.19 Monica Rohan at the Museum of Brisbane

Monica Rohan currently has her work Easton Pearson presented in new exhibition New Woman, at the Museum of Brisbane. Featuring work by more than 80 artists, New Woman aims to recognise and celebrate some of Brisbane’s most significant, trailblazing women artists.

New Woman
13 September – 15 March
Museum of Brisbane

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Monica Rohan   Easton Pearson   2016   oil on board   122.0 x 90.0 cm

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28.09.19 Robert Malherbe in the Paddington Art Prize

Congratulations to Robert Malherbe who has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 Paddington Art Prize with his work Across the Lake. Malherbe has had a busy year presenting his work in multiple prizes including the 2019 Wynne Prize as well his solo show, Painted from Life, at Jan Murphy Gallery.

The Paddington Art Prize is a national acquisitive art prize for painting inspired by the Australian landscape. The winner of the $30,000 award will be announced at the opening night on 17 October.

The Paddington Art Prize
17 October – 27 October
Menzies Art Brands

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Robert Malherbe   Across the Lake   2019   oil on linen   76.5 x 66.5 cm

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28.09.19 Ben Quilty and Guy Maestri at S.H. Ervin Gallery

Works by Ben Quilty and Guy Maestri feature in the group exhibition River on the Brink: inside the Murray-Darling Basin at S.H. Ervin Gallery.
Presented in collaboration with Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, this exhibition explores the urgent crisis currently unfolding with the devastation of the Murray-Darling Basin. Curated by Gavin Wilson, River on the Brink: inside the Murray-Darling Basin brings together the work of artists responding to this serious environmental issue.

River on the Brink: inside the Murray-Darling
20 September – 3 November
S.H. Ervin Gallery

For more information, please click here.

Writer John McDonald recently wrote about the exhibition in the Sydney Morning Herald. To read the article, please click here.

Image: Guy Maestri   The Broken River   2019   oil on linen   140.0 x 112.0 cm

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04.09.19 Guy Maestri and Monica Rohan at Sydney Contemporary

Join us at Sydney Contemporary as we present new work by Guy Maestri and Monica Rohan, in conjunction with Sophie Gannon Gallery.

Guy Maestri
Monica Rohan
Sydney Contemporary, Stand #E17
Carriageworks, 12 – 15 September

For more information about Sydney Contemporary, please click here. 

Image credit: Guy Maestri   Wilcannia   2019   oil on linen   183.0 x 224.0 cm

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04.09.19 William Mackinnon at Sydney Contemporary

Join us at Sydney Contemporary as we present a solo exhibition of new paintings by William Mackinnon at Booth #E19.

William Mackinnon
Sydney Contemporary, Stand #E19
Carriageworks, 12 – 15 September

For more information about Sydney Contemporary, please click here. 

Image credit: William Mackinnon   Wild wild life   2019   acrylic, oil and automotive enamel on linen   200.0 x 300.0 cm

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07.09.19 Love exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery

Heidi Yardley, Ben Quilty, Victoria Reichelt, Linde Ivimey and Fiona Lowry all currently have their work featured in group exhibition Love, now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. Curated by Susie Muddiman, this exhibition explores love in its multiple forms.

Love
6 September – 17 November
Tweed Regional Gallery

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Heidi Yardley   Loveless   2017   oil on board   38.0 x 30.0 cm

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30.08.19 Fiona Lowry featured in Artist Profile

Fiona Lowry has been featured in Artist Profile. In the interview, writer Owen Craven explores and discusses the stories of the Australian bush that inform the artist’s unique depictions of the landscape and human figure.

To read the article, please click here. 

Fiona Lowry’s new solo exhibition, While the sun burns behind the islands is current at Jan Murphy Gallery until 21 September.

Image credit: Fiona Lowry   While the sun burns behind the islands   2019   acrylic on canvas   167.5 x 122.0 cm

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31.08.19 Lucy Culliton in the Sydney Morning Herald and Brisbane Times

Lucy Culliton features in a fantastic article in the Sydney Morning Herald and Brisbane Times today. Writer Caroline Baum discusses Culliton’s life on Bibbenluke, the property in Monaro NSW, where the artist lives and works. Exploring her passion for animals and her day-to-day approach to making new work, the article outlines how her painting practice is tightly interwoven and inspired by her life at Bibbenluke.

As described by the artist, “I’m fast, I can usually do a picture in a day. I’m in the studio by 9am, seven days a week, except when I’m looking after the animals or the garden.”

To read the article, please click here. 

Image credit: Lucy Culliton   Bibbenluke, Autumn   2018   oil on canvas   247.0 x 186.0 cm

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30.08.19 Natasha Bieniek in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek who has been announced as a finalist in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize with her work Biopod #1.

The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize awards the winner an acquisitive cash prize of $50,000. The winner will be announced at the opening on Thursday, 19 September.

The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery
14 September – 8 December

For more information about the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, please click here.

Image credit: Natasha Bieniek Biopod #1 2018 oil on silver mirror dibond 14.0 x 9.0 cm

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