GORDON SHEPHERDSON’S 1989 ‘ST STEPHEN’ PAINTINGS INSTALLED AT THE QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY/GALLERY OF MODERN ART

June 23, 2019

⁣‘The ‘St Stephen’ paintings of the late 1980s provided the artist with a motif which allowed a personal vision to merge with an event of historical and mythical significance. These works are some of the very few examples of narrative painting by Shepherdson’ extract from David Burnett’s catalogue essay for ‘Marks + Moments: Paintings by Gordon Shepherdson’ Queensland Art Gallery, 1997⁣

JAMES DRINKWATER’S SURVEY ‘THE SEA CALLS ME BY NAME’ CURRENT AT NEWCASTLE ART GALLERY TO 11 AUGUST 2019

June 2, 2019

JAMES DRINKWATER INTERVIEWED BY CHLOE MANDRYK IN NEW ISSUE OF ART ALMANAC, JUNE 2019

May 30, 2019

James Drinkwater: the sea calls me by name 30 May 2019 | Chloe Mandryk In speaking with James Drinkwater ahead of a major survey show at Newcastle Art Gallery we explore his porous approach to painting where an intriguing conceptual and material web is crafted, it’s a structure with space for transience, like a dream-catcher. His paintings possess an associative aesthetic that invites the audience to join, or complete an emotional journey. You very eloquently describe your personal relationship with painting as a ‘long eternal conversation with the past’. But, making or creating is generative, so what are you hoping…

‘DOUBLE DISPLACEMENT: REX BUTLER ON QUEENSLAND ART 1992 – 2016’ TO BE LAUNCHED BY DOUG HALL AM ON SAT 6 APRIL

April 5, 2019

’’Double Displacement’ Rex Butler on Queensland Art 1992 – 2016’ will be launched by Doug Hall AM tomorrow afternoon, Saturday 6 April, from 5 to 7 pm at Nicholas Thompson Gallery, all welcome . Rex Butler teaches Art History in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Monash University and is one of Australia’s most significant critics. . ‘Double Displacement’ provides a comprehensive survey of Butler’s texts on art from Queensland. Collecting pieces on major contemporary artists such as Gordon Bennett, Tracey Moffatt, and Richard Bell, as well as reflection on historical figures like Ian Fairweather, the volume also…

KYLIE BANYARD’S INSTALLATION ‘MODES OF ASSOCIATED LIVING’ EXHIBITED AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, AUSTRALIA AS PART OF ‘THE NATIONAL 2019: NEW AUSTRALIAN ART’

April 2, 2019

DAN KYLE’S EXHIBITION ‘BACKCOUNTRY’ FEATURED IN ART ALMANAC

April 1, 2019

Dan Kyle: Backcountry 28 March 2019 | Art Almanac Dan Kyle continues his investigations into the elevated Australian landscape of the Blue Mountains and Great Dividing Ranges in ‘Backcountry’. Informed by the changing climate, Kyle depicts the landscape in the summer heat, hot dry days in the bush, and the stark midday light, as well as the more subdued humidity and mist after storms, evening shadows and warm light in the afternoon. Colour drives Kyle’s compositions. He explains that ‘during this season the angophoras shed their bark… revealing orange peachy pinky skin.’ Nicholas Thompson Gallery 10 to 28 April, 2019…

SUZANNE ARCHER SURVEY EXHIBITION FEATURED IN ‘THE DAILY TELEGRAPH’

April 1, 2019

SUZANNE ARCHER’S ‘MESSENGER MASKS’ EXHIBITED IN THE ‘2019 DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE’ AT THE NATIONAL ART SCHOOL,

March 31, 2019

REW HANKS AWARDED ‘2019 BURNIE PRINT PRIZE’

March 29, 2019

Rew Hanks’ linocut ‘Gone fishing east of Faskrudsfjordur’ has been awarded the 2019 Burnie Print Prize . Hanks told Tasmania’s ‘The Advocate’ – ‘”It’s a response to the environment of Iceland… It’s the biggest piece I’ve ever done. It’s just over two metres and if you look closely, there’s a man fishing and a team of people fishing.” Judge Tess Edwards, Director of the Baldessin Press commented “It’s almost metaphysical and transcendent in its subject matter and the execution in technique is masterly,” .

ALUN LEACH-JONES AND SUZANNE ARCHER FEATURED IN ‘ARTIST PROFILE’ ONLINE

March 29, 2019

KYLIE BANYARD INTERVIEWED ON RADIO NATIONAL ‘THE ART SHOW’ ON THE NATIONAL, SYDNEY

March 27, 2019

Kylie Banyard interviewed by ABC Radio National’s ‘The Art Show’ today on the artist’s fascination with idealised ways of living and her latest artworks, showing at The National in Sydney . Kylie Banyard’s work is exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia as part of ‘The National 2019: New Australian Art’ – a presentation of the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art, curated across three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions: the Art Gallery of NSW, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Current 29 March – 23 June 2019

AMBER WALLIS AND JAMES DRINKWATER IN ‘THE WHITELEY AT 20: TWENTY YEARS OF THE BRETT WHITELEY TRAVELLING ART SCHOLARSHIP’ AT SH ERVIN, SYDNEY UNTIL MAY 5

March 22, 2019