Mary Donnelly | Landscapes On A Table

FROM HER STUDIO IN THE CENTRAL TABLELANDS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, ARTIST MARY DONNELLY CREATES STILL LIFE ART THAT SHE DESCRIBES AS “LANDSCAPES ON A TABLE”. “On a table, I portray a series of objects focusing on creating uncanny tensions within the composition, subtle relationships of shapes, tonalities and colour.  The viewer is invited to explore […]

The Black Honey of Summer

The title of Sally Stokes solo exhibition, ‘The Black Honey of Summer‘ as well as the pictured artwork is inspired by a Mary Oliver poem, ‘August’. Stokes references a lot of her paintings with poetry. In fact, every morning a poem is shared together with her husband, Tony “it’s a way of connecting at the […]

Sally & Me

Rochfort Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition ‘The Black Honey of Summer‘ by artist Sally Stokes.The exhibition will run from 23rd June – 15th August 2021. Journal Entry by Tony Scotland, husband and loving manager to Sally Stokes. “I grew up in a home with no original art. There were 3 ducks on […]

New Beginnings at The River

Curator’s Notes This film documents new beginnings for artist, Phil Stallard as he packs up his suburban studio and transitions to living and painting at the base of an escarpment off the Macdonald River, near Wisemans Ferry. The underpinning theme for Stallard is his constant connection to waterways and harbour headlands. With his vibrant colours, geometric […]

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 […]