‘The River’ by Phil Stallard

Rochfort Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Phil Stallard.The exhibition will run from 8th April – 9th May 2021. “At the beginning of covid I closed my Sydney studio and built a primitive painting camp at the base of an escarpment of the Macdonald River, near Wisemans Ferry.  The paintings that I […]

Ken Knight Survey Exhibition

Above: Artwork (detail) ‘Dance of the Gums Midday Triptych’ Ken Knight held his first solo show in 1979. This year Rochfort Gallery celebrates four decades of dynamic contemporary post-impressionism by an artist who has devoted his life to landscape. Painting Plein Air, Knight spends the majority of his year in his “Rovey”, his weather-beaten mobile […]

At Home With Phillip Russell – Part 2

Curator’s Notes ‘Renewal’ by Phillip Russell is a collection of three paintings that explore a landscape devastated by bushfires. A time in history that happened not too long ago and the after effects still ever so strong.Renewal 1, 2 and 3 paintings have been created so the eye can travel zig-zag-like through the landscape, witnessing […]

Art & Storytelling by Jo Darvall

Curator’s Notes For Jo Darvall, art and storytelling are intrinsically linked. A love of story inspires her work, like travelling through a dream, taking the viewer in and out of the landscape and calming our consciousness. Whether she’s exploring a true historical narrative or a timeless fable, it’s the modern vibrations that interest her. The […]

Bush Landscape Scenes by Paul McCarthy

Curator’s Notes Like most impressionist painters, McCarthy paints “in the open air”, taking in all the senses, evoking the spirit of light, guided by a tapestry of line with playful pockets of colour. McCarthy’s new landscape paintings are tremendous in scale, taking the viewer directly to the scene of the painting as if you were […]

At Home With Joanne Duffy

Perth-based artist, Joanne Duffy takes us on a journey through her habitat and neighbourhood – the ocean, bush and wetlands – just a stone’s throw away from her back door. Duffy’s paintings transcend borders, illuminating the wonders of the firmament.Key inspirations of her work lie in interpreting the emotional response of landscape and being immersed […]