‘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 […]

Into the Kiln with Barbara Campbell-Allen OAM

Curator’s Notes Experienced in a practice that runs 40 years deep, Barbara Campbell-Allen revels in the secret alchemy of the process of “unknowing”, patiently charting the artistic voyage from her hands to the volatile work of the flame. In the belly of her anagama wood fired kiln is a slow alchemy where vessels and sculpted […]

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 Phillip Russell – Part 1

About the Artwork“With a new painting in mind, I can retain a lot of visual imagery as I walk through the landscape. Without photography, I draw on my memory to bring forth the various colour and design elements, taking what I need to reconstruct them to my own purpose.At the moment with the country in […]