‘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 […]

Journey through the habitat of artist, Coco Elder

In this short documentary film of Coco Elder, we see the artist exploring and immersing herself in her habitat, Ku-Ring-Gai National Park.Elder is naturally inspired to paint the fractured reflections of the reeds, the sky, the various greens of the surrounding bush and the vibrant Sydney sandstone submerged beneath the surface. For Elder, reflections provide […]

The Making of The Billabong Boudoir Series by Kobie Bosch

About the Artwork SeriesThe Billabong Boudoirs was inspired by a series of events that ocurred towards the end of last year, flowing into 2020, all of them etched vividly in my mind: the strangling drought and the furnace of the bushfires in Australia, and then an overseas trip to Europe and the UK. These events […]

“Still Life with Quinces” by Barbara Goldin

About the Artwork:“Being in isolation I wanted to paint my immediate environment. My garden backs onto a beautiful bush reserve. This still life was inspired by the flowers I gathered in my garden and placed in a vase next to some quinces on my kitchen table. The light was just right so I stared the […]

Dreaming of Cook Islands by Paul McCarthy

About the Artworks:“My love of the Islands of Polynesia started when I took to the wilds of the Society Islands with my French easel and embarked on a journey of discovery. I would return to this region some four times over several years and visiting five of Tahiti’s Islands. On this occasion I was indulging […]