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HEIDI YARDLEY FINALIST IN THE PAUL GUEST PRIZE 2020 AT BENDIGO ART GALLERY

September 14, 2020

Heidi Yardley is a finalist in the Paul Guest Prize 2020 at Bendigo Art Gallery with her work ‘Always the same ghost’ . The Paul Guest Prize is an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, The Honourable Paul Guest OAM QC and encourages artists from across Australia to engage with the important medium of drawing in contemporary art practice. The 2020 prize will be judged by Lesley Harding, Artistic Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art.   Heidi Yardley Always the same…

LEO COYTE FINALIST IN THE PAUL GUEST PRIZE 2020 AT BENDIGO ART GALLERY

September 14, 2020

Leo Coyte is a finalist in the Paul Guest Prize 2020 at Bendigo Art Gallery with his work ‘All in a heap (Bumpheads Surrender)’ The Paul Guest Prize is an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, The Honourable Paul Guest OAM QC and encourages artists from across Australia to engage with the important medium of drawing in contemporary art practice. The 2020 prize will be judged by Lesley Harding, Artistic Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art. Leo Coyte All in a Heap…

LEO COYTE EXHIBITION PREVIEWED IN ‘VAULT’ ISSUE 31, 2020 P 24

September 10, 2020

“Bendigo based artist Leo Coyte will show a new body of work entitled ‘Shelter’ at Nicholas Thompson Gallery, his third exhibition with the Melbourne gallery. Coyte has quickly developed a following for his visually complex paintings that meld abstraction and figuration with a post-pop post-punk sensibility. As Coyte explains: “Vivid colour, dark humour and macabre subject matter combine to form an idiosyncratic visual language that cycles through my everyday encounters and recollections – a marking of time, place and accumulated sensation. I draw on those typical nervous tensions and anxieties almost all of us feel in some way or another, those…

HEIDI YARDLEY FEATURED IN ‘THE DESIGN FILES’

July 6, 2016

NICHOLAS THOMPSON INTERVIEWED BY UQ ART MUSEUM FOR CAREERS IN FOCUS

June 29, 2016

READ ONLINE HERE: https://uqartmuseum.wordpress.com/2016/06/28/careers-in-focus-nicholas-thompson-gallery-owner-director/   Nicholas Thompson Gallery is owned and directed by UQ Art History graduate, Nicholas Thompson. He established the Melbourne gallery after more than a decade working with the likes of Philip Bacon Galleries and Australian Galleries. However, things could have turned out very differently. Three years into his Architecture studies at UQ, Nicholas changed direction and switched to Art History. He graduated from UQ’s Honours program before going on to complete a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne. We caught up with Nicholas to find out what life is like as a gallery owner…

CELESTE CHANDLER, GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS, CHRISTIAN FLYNN AND REW HANKS FINALISTS IN 2016 SUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE

June 27, 2016

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016 offers a major prize of $25,000 cash sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council, plus an artist studio residency at Montville Country Cabins. The winning work is added to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. A non-acquisitive Highly Commended $5,000 prize sponsored by the Proost-De Deyne Family and People’s Choice $2,500 prize sponsored by Caloundra Chamber of Commerce are also on offer. The award is open to any Australian resident. http://gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/sitePage.cfm?code=awards-sc-artprize-finalists16a

GUY WARREN TWO PART INTERVIEW ON ABC RADIO NATIONAL ‘EARSHOT’

June 20, 2016

LISTEN TO INTERVIEW VIA LINK BELOW:   http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/guy-warren-a-portrait-of-a-painter/7518000

GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS PROFILED ON THE DESIGN FILES

May 31, 2016

Genevieve Felix Reynolds · Idol Weight by Lisa Marie Corso, Managing Editor Genevieve Felix Reynolds is a Sydney artist who creates bold, abstract paintings, with meticulous linework. Her latest exhibition and first Melbourne solo show, Idol Weight, opens at Nicholas Thompson Gallery this week. Sydney artist Genevieve Felix Reynolds has been working on the paintings for her first Melbourne solo show for almost a year. With a background in digital photography, her work is painstaking, combining an almost ‘photographic’ precision with an intuitive flair for colour and geometry. Genevieve’s latest body of work Idol Weight is a series of paintings…

NICHOLAS THOMPSON MENTIONED IN ARTICLE ‘A FINE ART’ ON PHILIP BACON IN THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW MAGAZINE

April 30, 2016

“Like younger artists there are also younger dealers making a name for themselves. Bacon has a particular regard for Jan Murphy and Bruce Heiser in Brisbane, and Sophie Gannon and Nicholas Thompson in Melbourne. In the ebb and flow of the art business, life goes on.” Read more: http://www.afr.com/brand/afr-magazine/why-philip-bacon-is-australias-goto-art-dealer-20160321-gnnecv#ixzz47GpZcQ2l Follow us: @FinancialReview on Twitter | financialreview on Facebook

CELESTE CHANDLER AND KARLA MARCHESI FINALISTS IN THE BAYSIDE ACQUISITIVE ART PRIZE

April 29, 2016

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) is an annual prize and exhibition that aims to increase opportunities for participation in Bayside’s arts and cultural program; foster a sense of identity, pride and place in Bayside through a community event; and enable the acquisition of suitable artworks for the Bayside City Council Art & Heritage Collection. BAAP will be judged by industry professionals who will award total prize monies and acquisitive funds of $19,000. In 2016 the major prize of $15,000 will be awarded to a painting, in subsequent years the prize may be for works on paper, small sculpture or…

GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS COVER IMAGE AND PROFILE IN ART GUIDE AUSTRALIA

April 28, 2016

ARRYN SNOWBALL INTERVIEWED ON ABC RADIO NATIONAL’S BOOKS AND ARTS

April 27, 2016

Arryn Snowball’s Still Point in the Turning World Listen now(Link will open in new window) Download audio The paintings of Arryn Snowball are cool and contemplative abstracts that conjure up thoughts of pale sheets stirring in an almost imperceptible breeze. The Berlin-based artist currently has two shows on in Australia; House of Breath at Queensland’s Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Continuum at the Nicholas Thompson Gallery in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwoood. Alongside the stimulation of his European peregrinations, he says that the art scene of his native Brisbane continues to nurture and inspire him. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/snowball/7351722