NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY’S SPRING 1883 EXHIBITION IN ANDREW BROWNE’S FEATURE FOR ‘THE REVIEWBOARD’

Commerce, curatorial or carnival? Gallerists stake out various positions when wrangling the art fair as ‘form’. Some might stuff their booths with the unsold stock from their bulging backrooms, hoping to finally place those space-hogging works. Others think more carefully about the image they want to project – their brand – the participation in a…

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KYLIE BANYARD & AMBER WALLIS EXHIBITION REVIEWED BY ‘ARTIST PROFILE’ ONLINE

Amber Wallis & Kylie Banyard By Artist Profile A new show at Nicholas Thompson Gallery follows from Amber Wallis and Kylie Banyard’s success with ‘The Heroine Paint’ at Lismore Regional Gallery. In this latest exhibition, Banyard and Wallis paint into being both feminist histories and utopian futures, using the canvas as a foundation from which…

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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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AMBER WALLIS INTERVIEWED BY LEE MATTHEWS

Photography: Lisa Sorgini Amber Wallis carefully balances colour and stroke, always creating something compositionally beautiful and alluring. We were lucky enough to ask her a few questions about her paintings and consequently got to know a little bit more about herself. Wallis as a person is open, considerate and thoughtful, and knowing this about her we…

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AMBER WALLIS ‘SUMMONED PAINTINGS’ FEATURED ON ‘THE REVIEWBOARD’ INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT

Amber Wallis: Summoned Paintings at @NicholasThompsonGallery until July 26 in line with COVID protocols now online. I had to go a long way around to get into this exhibition. I resisted the confidence of the artists reflected gaze. The assured sexuality & variety is refreshing but I was reading these paintings against an expectation of biographic notes…

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AMBER WALLIS IN ONLINE FEATURE ON AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHER LISA SORGINI IN ‘THE NEW YORKER’ ARTICLE ‘PHOTO BOOTH: AN AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHER’S DREAMY PORTRAITS OF MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN IN QUARANTINE’ BY ANNA ALTMAN, 31 MAY 2020

Photo Booth An Australian Photographer’s Dreamy Portraits of Mothers and Their Children in Quarantine By Anna Altman May 31, 2020 Motherhood, at least in its first days, can resemble quarantine. As the mother’s body recovers from childbirth, and the infant learns the rhythms of the world outside the womb—how to eat, how to sleep—the nuclear family…

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AMBER WALLIS EXHIBITED IN ‘M_OTHERING THE PERCEPTUAL ARTS POETICA’ AT COUNIHAN GALLERY, BRUNSWICK

‘This exhibition seeks to explore how maternal roles are being approached in creative practice. Curated by Abbra Kotlarczyk and Antonia Sellbach, ‘m_othering the perceptual ars poetica’ is an examination of intersectional approaches to mothering and parentage, to include not only the care of children but of the environment and cultural spaces — their histories, forms…

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