AMBER WALLIS & KYLIE BANYARD JOINT EXHIBITION ‘THE HEROINE PAINT’ AT LISMORE REGIONAL GALLERY 12 JUNE TO 1 AUGUST 2021

This exhibition brings together the work of Amber Wallis and Kylie Banyard, highlighting their visions of painterly utopia. Their work pays homage to American Abstract Expressionism of the 1940s and 50s, which strove towards an alternative image for art and painting. Spontaneity stood at the centre of this, and a purist’s distillation of materials. The…

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GUY WARREN PORTRAIT BY PETER WEGNER AWARDED 2021 ARCHIBALD PRIZE

Peter Wegner’s portrait of Guy Warren has been awarded the 2021 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . “Guy Warren turned 100 in April – he was born the same year the Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921. This is not why I painted Guy, but the coincidence is nicely…

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SUZANNE ARCHER INTERVIEWED ON ‘THE LONG RUN’ ART GUIDE’S PODCAST SERIES

The Long Run #5: Suzanne Archer on responding to life https://art-guide-australia-podcast.simplecast.com/episodes/the-long-run-5-suzanne-archer-on-responding-to-life PODCAST 3 June 2021 “I guess that is the thread, that I am very open to influences that come into my life, you know, and I respond to them,” says Suzanne Archer in The Long Run, Art Guide’s latest podcast series featuring interviews with artists…

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SUZANNE ARCHER’S ‘TOYS AND TERRORS’ EXHIBITED IN ‘HOTA COLLECTS, HIGHLIGHTS FROM HOTA’S COLLECTION’ AT HOTA, QLD

HOTA Collects presents a snapshot of the 4,500 works in the City Collection, many of which have never been seen, and includes one of the largest collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in regional Australia. Suzanne Archer ‘Toys and terrors’ 1986 oil, collage on canvas 172.7 x 275 cm Photograph Pete Waddington Collection…

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JAMES DRINKWATER FEATURE BY LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW IN ‘VAULT’ ISSUE 34

James Drinkwater’s painting, drawing and sculpture are fuelled by the theatre of his life. He finds the best material in the intimacy of family and the place he chooses to live, the industrial city of Newcastle. FEATURE by LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW There is a physicality in paintings by James Drinkwater also evident in footage of him…

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JOHN BOKOR FINALIST IN SIR JOHN SULMAN PRIZE 2021 AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

John Bokor is a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . John Bokor Rosé and lemons oil on canvas 160 x 180.5 cm . “In Rosé and lemons, the casual clutter of domestic life takes centre stage. This painting is my way of showing beauty…

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PHILJAMES FINALIST IN WYNNE PRIZE 2021 AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Philjames is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . Philjames Spun idol machined polystyrene, polyurethane and automotive paint 110 x 65 x 65 cm . “Spun idol is inspired by Renato Bertelli’s 1933 ceramic bust of the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, Continuous profile (Head of Mussolini)…

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SUZANNE ARCHER FINALIST IN SIR JOHN SULMAN PRIZE 2021 AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Suzanne Archer is a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . Suzanne Archer Winterburn oil on canvas 210 x 361.3 cm . “The title of this painting is a play on the name Wedderburn, the bushland environment in NSW where I have lived and had…

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