Barbara Campbell-Allen OAM Exhibition Sneak Preview

‘Elemental Presence’ Exhibition3 October – 22 November 2020 ‘Ice Scape I‘$10,000manganese/iron stoneware with porcelain brushwork44 x 37 x 18cm ‘Snow Flurries I‘$8,000Buff stoneware with earthenware slip brushwork45 x 45 x 22cm ‘Snow Flurries II & III’ (sold as pair)$14,000buff stoneware with earthenware slip brushwork, 44x43x16cm, 46x47x18.5cm*Image pictured at top of page Click here for online […]

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 […]

Painting ‘plein air’ with Ken Knight

1. Tell us about your recent trip to Antarctica and what was your most memorable moment?I have travelled and painted extensively around the world in the last 40 years. I have seen images of the Antarctic landscape and it always fascinated and struck me as an incredible location. One of the aspects that particularly drew […]

At Home with Marika Varady – Part 2

About the Artwork“Cinders was started at the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic, when the world turned upside down. The only solace I found at that time was that the fires all over Australia were finally starting to burn out and the cinders were subsiding. It is a dual analogy of hope that the world’s disasters […]