‘Approaching’ Winner of the 2013 Fisher’s Ghost Traditional Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre 2 Nov – 16 Dec
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2013 Opening Night Friday 8 November 6.30pm Exhibition 2 November – 16 December Campbelltown Arts Centre, 1 Art Gallery Road campbelltownartscentre.com.au Approaching, oil on canvas, 91.5x122cm, 2012
Keeping Company With The Collection is an exhibition of new works by artists from Sydney’s Northern Beaches exhibited alongside a selection of the Manly Art Gallery & Museum collection archives which inspired their work. Opening Friday 8 November 6-8pm. To be opened by Katherine Roberts Senior Curator MAG&M Exhibition dates: 8 November – 1 December … Continue reading
Gunyah Residency 13-27 September For two weeks in September I was lucky to undertake a self directed artist’s residency. The Gunyah house is beautiful and set amongst the bush on a slope that leads to the waters of North Arm Cove, a gentle sheltered cove where a boat could seek refuge from a storm. During … Continue reading
Across Time and Place Depot II Gallery 2013 This solo exhibition stems from a Bundanon Trust Artists’ residency during the entire month of November last year. The paintings focus on the property, its vastness, beauty and skies that seek to envelop one in its weather. In addition to the landscapes, figurative paintings that feature artefacts … Continue reading
Artist Talk Saturday 13 July, 2pm @ Depot II Gallery Danks St Waterloo, Sydney NSW. Please join me at Depot II Gallery on Saturday for a casual talk about the experience of being in Bundanon as an artist in residence. Also to be discussed are some material and conceptual concerns in regards to the paintings … Continue reading
Upcoming exhibition: ‘Across Time and Place’ 8-20 July at Depot II Gallery Danks St Waterloo, Sydney. Opening night Wednesday 10th of July 6-8pm.
Across Time and Place This solo exhibition stems from a Bundanon Trust Artists’ residency during the entire month of November last year. The paintings focus on the property, its vastness, beauty and skies that seek to envelop one in its weather. In addition to the landscapes, figurative paintings that feature artefacts and the memory and … Continue reading
An Australian Gothic For some time, I have been interested in film, literature and art which oscillate around the notion of the Australian Gothic. I feel my paintings always display aspects of this and I am aware it is something I try and tap into. My paintings endeavour to combine elements of Romanticism and the … Continue reading
I have been listening to Luka Bloom a lot, in the studio down in Bundanon and in the studio up here in Sydney. If only a painting could convey as much feeling and emotion as a song.
In the studio I have been painting small and large Bundanon landscapes and exploring figurative ideas derived from historical photographs and stories from the Shoalhaven region. From a visit to historical Meroogal House Nowra, I became intrigued by a photograph of Margaret Ross Macgregor as a young girl. In the photograph, she is wearing mariner shell … Continue reading