This exhibition showcases a breathtaking array of contemporary landscape works. Sergio’s popular and expressive style highlights the great deal of...
Fresh walls, spring and a vibrant new collection of colourful and expressive art by an epic assembly of Purple Noon artists. Enjoy our October...
Renowned popular bronze sculptor Lucy McEachern revisits with a new edition of unique Australian bronze birds. She will be joined by Sydney artist, designer and gilder Helen Davies and Blue Mountains artist Paul Gorjan. We also include a special antique collection of framed collectible coloured bookplates from an original copy of Gracius J Broinowski’s ‘Birds of Australia’.
Both Queensland artist Clare Purser, and Blue Mountains artist Frances Feasey, have a long history painting their favourite landscapes. Collectively in Harmony they present an exhibition that unveils the scenic beauty of coastal landscapes and the captivating allure of mountains and trees, inviting contemplation of the intricate relationship between nature and art.
The Hawkesbury Art Prize is a not for profit biennial prize awarded to an Australian artist for a painting, drawing or work on paper with the theme...
Hiren Patel’s solo exhibition is a celebration of the artist’s passion for exploration and art, and a tribute to the captivating beauty of the state’s countryside. Embark on a visual journey through the diverse and stunning landscapes through the eyes of an artist who captures nature’s essence in oil. The exhibition features a collection of paintings that showcase the natural beauty and diversity of our natural environment, as seen through the artist’s perspective. Each painting is a stunning interpretation of the landscapes, capturing unique colours, light, and atmosphere.
Artist and doctor Lucila Zentner presents a collection of exceptional, uniquely beautiful oil paintings that will captivate and inspire. The exhibition showcases a breathtaking array of contemporary floral and landscape works. The vibrant colours and textures, intricate details, and stunning compositions of each piece are a testament to the boundless creativity and artistic vision that Lucila is renowned for.
Quietude: Celebrating the Beauty of Everyday Objects and Inspiring Interiors – Kate Nielsen and Antoinette Tyndall ~ April 1 – 23
Kate Nielsen and Antoinette Tyndall present a collection of paintings oozing elegance and sophistication. They are characterized by the artists’ ability to capture the quiet and subtle aspects of still life and contemporary interior scenes.
A Natural World Meditation – Julianne Ross Allcorn, with Irene Manion and Julie Simmons ~ March 5 – 26, 2023
Drawing from real life, Julianne Allcorn makes very detailed, fine and focused studies of the insects, birds, flora and fauna in and around her bushland home – hidden and placed within the artwork to bring alive the conversations of the bush.
She is joined in this exhibition by naturalist artists Irene Manion and Julie Simmons.
Cultural shifts in the aesthetic appreciation of landscape have played an important role in our recognition and appreciation of contemporary landscape painting. This collection of paintings, by seventeen landscape painters from across the country, in Celebrating Contemporary Australian Landscape, highlights the way artists have tried to express the emotions the landscape arouses as well as the facts of its appearance. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
I started painting this body of work during the early winter months, when the rain was endless, but the rolling clouds and muted light were so utterly beautiful. As I set up my tablescapes and started mixing colours, my signature shades of pink, coral and amber began to deepen and those moody grey hues in the sky found their way onto my paintbrush.
Being kept inside by the weather and giving myself plenty of preparation time allowed a lot of energy to go into each brushstroke, and I enjoyed generously lathering on the paint. Many of my treasured household objects and books feature, as they always do, my favourite piece of ikat has reappeared and I loved mixing wild banksias with the season’s glorious roses, tulips, irises, sunflowers and poppies.
Rachel’s landscapes feature her favourite Blue Mountains places that have been transformed after the fires and rains, painted in her thick, energetic impasto style that mimics the wild, windy precipices within a few kilometres of her home.”Painting these rhythmic forms and dancing foliage is endlessly fascinating to me ”
With an increasing interest in, and reliance upon the sensory in art, the abstract element has become increasingly popular. A Western Australian artist whose work emerges from this field is Kay Wood. This exhibition is a showcase of her works that explore contemporary abstraction in art; an artist whose focus is primarily working within abstraction – paintings and objects with slight forays into figuration.
Kay suggests her work is mostly an experience in feeling the ‘thing’ or object without trying to illustrate with learnt techniques of representation. Labels are given up – the only thing of interest is investigating relationships between subject and object. “It’s not a cup that is representing, let’s say ‘the vessel’ or ‘emptiness’ or ‘domesticity’ – it is just a thing being looked at, by me at a particular moment in my life..