REFLECTION/REFRACTION 13-24 July 2016 Peta Dzubiel, Cade Turner, Karen Stuart – curated by Rachel Carroll

Exhibition images from Reflection/Refraction 2016. Painting, photography & ceramics.

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

Arcadia – selected preview of exhibition 1-11 April 2015 @ SHEFFER GALLERY 38 Lander Street, Darlington, 2008, Sydney

Arcadia This exhibition of paintings seeks to re-imagine the idea of Arcadia in the Australian landscape.  Arcadia is a term derived from the Ancient Greek conception of paradise or place of rustic beauty. The phrase, ‘Et in Arcadia Ego’, roughly translates as meaning – Even in Arcadia, there am I. However, even in paradise, behind … Continue reading

Studio Wall

Paintings on the studio wall for my upcoming solo exhibition, Arcadia, in April at Sheffer Gallery in Darlington Sydney.

Inside the Studio

Inside the Studio In the studio I have been oscillating between painting landscape and figurative works for a solo exhibition in early April 2015. I am conscious of the work showing all of my ideas, influences and reading, on a visual picture plane. These ideas consist of Arcadia and the Australian landscape, lost children narratives … 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

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

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