Lara Merrett has been commissioned by UQ Art Museum to produce High Stakes, a two-part project beginning with a temporary outdoor studio residency and culminating with a large installation inside the Museum.
In the first part of the project, Lara will host the interactive outdoor studio onsite at UQ Art Museum, encouraging student engagement and providing a unique opportunity for audiences to observe the artist at work.
Temporary studio: 29 April – 10 May
Exhibition: 26 July – 14 December
For more information about High Stakes, visit the UQ Art Museum website.
____________15.02.19 Robert Malherbe and Ben Quilty in I Heart Paint
Several works by Robert Malherbe and Ben Quilty are included in group exhibition, I Heart Paint, at Bega Valley Regional Gallery. Featuring six Australian artists, the exhibition focuses on a selection of important painters.
Robert and Ben will each present solo exhibitions at Jan Murphy Gallery in 2019.
I Heart Paint
Bega Valley Regional Gallery
16 February – 29 March 2019
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Image credit: Robert Malherbe Blackheath Landscape 3 2018 oil on linen 61.0 x 51.0 cm
____________30.01.19 William Mackinnon in Art Collector
William Mackinnon is featured in Art Collector’s ’50 Things Collectors Should Know’ 2019 Issue.
2018 was a strong year for Mackinnon after multiple sell-out shows and his inclusion in both the Archibald and Wynne Prizes.
Image credit: William Mackinnon We are in and out of that place again 2017 acrylic, oil and automotive enamel on linen 89.0 x 65.0 cm
____________20.12.18 Adam Pyett in Geelong Gallery Collection
Adam Pyett’s painting, Afternoon light in the You Yangs 2018, has been acquired by the Geelong Gallery Collection.
The work was first exhibited as part of Pyett’s inaugural exhibition with Jan Murphy Gallery in November 2018.
Image credit: Adam Pyett Afternoon light in the You Yangs 2018 oil on linen 102.0 x 87.0 cm
____________20.12.18 Michael Muir in Parliament House Art Collection
Congratulations to Michael Muir’s, whose work, Hidden in the summer 2018, has been acquired by the Parliament House Art Collection in Canberra.
Image credit: Michael Muir Hidden in the summer 2018 oil on linen 137.5 x 168.0 cm
____________14.12.18 People’s Choice Award Winner – 2018 John Leslie Art Prize
A.J. Taylor has been voted the winner of the John Leslie Art Prize 2018 People’s Choice Award at Gippsland Art Gallery.
From more than 60 finalists, visitors to the exhibition selected Taylor’s work, Forest ground, early light 2018.
Image credit: A.J. Taylor Forest ground, early light 2018 oil on board 121.0 x 239.0 cm
____________14.12.18 Fiona Lowry at Campbelltown Arts Centre
Fiona Lowry is in group exhibition, Borrowed Scenery, at Campbelltown Art Centre. For centuries, women have been the subjects of male artists, inserted into scenes framed by the male gaze. Borrowed Scenery explores what happens when the subjects of this gaze look back, step outside the frame, and assert their own vision and experience of the world.
The exhibition features over fifty artworks by female artists from the Campbelltown City collection across ranging mediums.
Image credit: Fiona Lowry I’m your kind, I’m your kind and I see 2006 acrylic and gouache on canvas 167.0 x 152.0 cm
____________08.12.18 Natasha Bieniek at RMIT Gallery
Natasha Bieniek is in group exhibition, Analogue art in a digital world, at RMIT Gallery. Curated by artists, Sam Leach and Tony Lloyd, the exhibition explores the impact of technology and digital imagery on the analogue art practices of painting and drawing.
Image credit: Natasha Bieniek Biophilia 2015 oil on dibond 9.0 x 9.0 cm
____________24.11.18 Lisa Slade on Ben Quilty in The Australian
Ahead of Ben Quilty’s major survey exhibition, Quilty, Lisa Slade Slade, Assistant Director, Art Gallery of South Australia, and the curator of Quilty, discusses his practice in a feature article. She explores the evolution of Quilty’s painting practice through the lens of his favourite colour, purple.
Image credit: Ben Quilty in his studio. Courtesy of The Australian. Photo: Hollie Adams
____________16.11.18 12 Days of Christmas 2018
In the spirit of Christmas and in the tradition of the Advent calendar, we invite you to view twelve new works for our 12 Days of Christmas campaign.
Commencing Friday 23 November and finishing on Saturday 8 December 2018, we will be releasing a new work by each of the listed artists.
All images and the order in which they are released, will be concealed until the day!
Featured artists this year are (in alphabetical order):
Karen Napaljarri Barnes
Please contact the gallery on 07 3254 1855 or email@example.com for further information.