WENDY STAVRIANOS AT NICHOLAS THOMPSON The abstraction of Wendy Stavrianos’ recent body of work results from the artist’s psychological and physical observations of the inescapable effects of contemporary climate catastrophe. The outcome is a collection of paintings, characterised by sharp contrasting pastels and deep black tones that reflect on the harsh reduction of the Australian landscape, marred by drought, dryness and heat. Through the Window of an Inner Room is the outcome of Stavrianos’ private reverie about the deeper sentiment of objects, namely those collected in and around her central Victorian studio space. Living and working in this remote landscape, Stavrianos…
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Column in Jan 2015 issue on the opening of the gallery.
View the beginnings of the gallery.
Dr Kate Macneill and Assoc. Prof. Alison Inglis, the Coordinators of the Master of Arts and Cultural Management and the Master of Art Curatorship are hosting a careers panel discussing career pathways and perspectives on the Arts industry. Speakers will include: Melissa Loughnan, founder of Utopian Slumps gallery and recently appointed director of Anna Schwartz galleries in Melbourne’s Flinders Lane and Sydney’s Darlington. Sarah Reynolds, who has worked at the Wheeler Centre and in Tasmania running a performing arts subscription season. Nicholas Thompson, has previously worked with Philip Bacon Galleries, John Buckley Gallery; and as Gallery Manager at prestigious Australian…