SUZANNE ARCHER IN ‘THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN’ PUBLIC WORKS BY BRONWYN WATSON

In 1965, British-born Suzanne Archer, aged 19 and just out of art school, migrated to Australia. Four years later she had her first solo show at Sydney’s Clune Gallery accompanied by a media blitz from newspapers, radio and television. “(The show) was a hit and I think partially some of the interest might have been…

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CELESTE CHANDLER STUDIO PROFILE BY SOPHIA HALLOWAY IN ‘ART ALMANAC’, APRIL 2022

In the Studio: Celeste Chandler “I’ve had to find a way to work amongst the chaos of life.” When I speak to Melbourne-based artist Celeste Chandler about her upcoming show at Nicholas Thompson Gallery, 6 to 30 April, it’s from her kitchen-cum-studio. Prior to a couple of years ago, Chandler had a large studio and…

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MIRANDA SKOCZEK ON COVER OF ‘VAULT’, ARTICLE BY LOUISE MARTIN-CHEW

There is more to Miranda Skoczek’s paintings than immediately meets the eye. They are built intuitively and in layers, from colours, patterns and objects that she absorbs in her immediate home environment – and all over the world. They are often abstract, sometimes with figurative elements; they focus on paint and colour, process and time,…

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KYLIE BANYARD AND JESSIE BOYLAN’S LA TROBE ART INSTITUTE BIANNUAL FACADE COMMISSION FEATURED ON ABC CENTRAL VICTORIA

Bendigo Creek doesn’t get a lot of love or appreciation, as to most people it just looks like a big concrete and bluestone drain directing any surplus rainwater away from homes, businesses and roads in the regional Victorian city’s CBD. But parts of the creek still look like a natural waterway, just 13 kilometres north of the…

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ARRYN SNOWBALL ‘SLACK WATER’ AT USC ART GALLERY 18 FEBRUARY TO 7 MAY 2022

Slack Water is a collaboration between artist, Arryn Snowball and poet, Nathan Shepherdson about the Pacific Ocean. At the end of 2017, Shepherdson made 77 poems in response to Grant’s Guideto Fishes known as the ‘fisherman’s bible’. The exhibition brings together new and recent paintings, gouache studies, and experimental performance-based drawings by Snowball inspired by the…

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KYLIE BANYARD AND JESSIE BOYLAN’S LA TROBE ART INSTITUTE BIANNUAL FACADE COMMISSION ON VIEW UNTIL 8 MARCH 2022

“Artists Kylie Banyard and Jessie Boylan spent time visiting Bendigo Creek during winter and early spring 2021. Rising gently about here is the result of their collaborative experiments with historical and contemporary photographs, maps, topographical drawings, oil paint and watercolour. . For thousands of years prior to European colonisation, Bendigo Creek flourished under Djaara custodianship.…

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‘SIGHT UNSEEN: WORK FROM THE LOCKDOWN EXHIBITIONS – MILES HALL / PHILJAMES & POLLY BORLAND / JOHN BOKOR’ IN BELLE MAGAZINE’S FRIDAY FABULOUS FIVE

‘Sight Unseen’ at Nicholas Thompson Gallery presents selected works from three 2021 exhibitions that were rendered inaccessible to the public for their duration due to Melbourne’s lockdown. These highly distinct bodies of work – ‘Stardust’ by Montpellier-based artist Miles Hall, John Bokor’s ‘Still Lifes & Interiors’, and a joint series by Philjames and Polly Borland…

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