Interview with Peta Dzubiel by Rachel Carroll curator of Reflection/Refraction

  Interview with Peta Dzubiel: When did you start painting & which teacher/s influenced your practice? I started my BFA at the College of Fine Arts when I was 19 in 2003. I always loved and felt drawn to landscape painting, so I was very happy to have Ian Grant as a painting lecturer. I … Continue reading

Gunyah artist in residence – North Arm Cove NSW

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

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

In the Studio

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

Week one at Bundanon

Reflecting on my time in Bundanon after the first week, I can honestly say it has been food for the soul. The property is historically and artistically rich and I have spent much of my time exploring it. The property is overwhelmingly beautiful and there is a real sense of imagination that is present within … Continue reading

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