‘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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Journey through the habitat of Nat Ward

About the Artworks“These new works are reflections of my walks and swims around the Murray River and Wetlands. Rather than interpreting the landscape in a totally realistic way, I am more interested in the nuances being played out within the landscape itself and then in the paintings as I work on them. The negative spaces between […]