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Tag Archives: Exhibitions 2009

LINE (drawing)

LINE (drawing)
15 DECEMBER 2009 – 22 JANUARY 2010
Starlie Geikie, Nathan Gray, Christopher LG Hill, Angela Leech, Brandt McCook, Annee Miron,  Claire Mooney, Michael Peck, Vin Ryan, Elissa Sadgrove, Lynette Smith, Elke Varga, Irene Wellm & Stephen Wickham.
Curated by Martina Copley, LINE (drawing) allows for playfulness and experimentation.  Each artist was sent a card marked with [...]

STEPHANIE HICKS

STEPHANIE HICKS
SNAIL MAIL
3 NOVEMBER – 12 DECEMBER 2009
Throughout history, paper flowers have been used by various cultures for purposes ranging from the decorative to the symbolic. For the people of Ancient Egypt, China and Mexico, they served as religious offerings, while Victorian women crafted flowers from paper to decorate their homes when real flowers were [...]

CAROLYN FRASER

ENVELOPE
CAROLYN FRASER
letterpress on paper
22 SEPTEMBER – 31 OCTOBER 2009
A man trains his binoculars on his mailbox, waiting for that day’s delivery. A woman holds an envelope up to the light, but is thwarted by a security lining. In Niagara Falls, a visitor drops postcards into a box, only to realise at the moment of hollow [...]

GREG FULLERTON (Australia) & HUGINN Þór ARASON (Iceland)

BREATHE
Huginn Þór Arason (Iceland) & Greg Fullerton (Australia)
25 AUGUST – 19 SEPTEMBER 2009
in association with THE NARROWS
The increasing proliferation of hot air balloons seen in the early morning skies over the inner city suburban landscapes of Melbourne and Piero Manzoni’s 1960 iconic work Fiato d’Artista (Artist Breath) are the  reference points for a dialogue of [...]

ANITA CUMMINS

Anita Cummins
Pantone PomPom
30 June – 22 August 2009
Using the medium of the humble pom pom, emerging textile artist Anita Cummins explores the relationship between colour, landscape and urban topographies.
Satellite exhibition in Craft Victoria’s 2009 Craft Cubed exhibitions program.
CRAFT CUBED
is a new annual festival presented by Craft Victoria to promote experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and [...]

LISA BARMBY

LISA BARMBY
Peggy and Venice
19 May – 27 June 2009
Lisa Barmby’s installation of paintings and sculptures explore her fascination with Venice – its oddities and eccentricities and most particularly the palazzo of Peggy Guggenheim. On a recent visit to the Gondola Room at the Naval Museum in Venice, Barmby came across Peggy’s custom made gondola, all [...]

LOUISE BLYTON

Kobold Cave
LOUISE BLYTON
7 April – 16 May 2009
Working with traditional materials of linen and pure, dry-ground pigment, Louise Blyton creates fragile yet bold forms with a simplicity of composition and colour.
The works invite a meditation on the nature of colour and composition, to explore the fragility of beauty mirrored in the delicate surface, that from [...]

JAN LEARMONTH

ONCE WAS A BEACH
JAN LEARMONTH
24 February – 4 April 2009
Over 470 million years ago the inland desert sands of the Tanamai were almost underwater. Around the time of the emergence of the fishes, they formed a coastline or beach.
Learmonth has created a series of small scale sculptural pieces in response to her recent stay at [...]