Artwork of the Week

SARAH KELK Sky Pink, acrylic on canvas, 76.2cm x 91.4cm //  $2200 framed in Tasmanian oak // available from www.sarahkelk.com Sarah Kelk is the creator and designer of the online store and design brand Hello Polly. She is also an artist. Her expressive, colourful and abstract paintings are often the starting point for other design projects. Her approach is…

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FEATURED ARTIST: Hellen van Meene

The gift of a camera at age 15 was the beginning for Hellen van Meene.   Born in the Netherlands in 1972 she began photographing girls her own age whom she knew.  First exhibiting her work in 1996 she has continued to show internationally in America, UK, Europe, and Japan and is quoted as one of…

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CANVAS & CO. OPENS THE NEW COLLECTION

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GODWIN BRADBEER: Delinquent Sublime – early and recent work

CANVAS & CO was delighted to work with Godwin Bradbeer and James Makin Gallery on the installation of Bradbeer’s latest exhibition Delinquent Sublime – early and recent work.  The exhibition is a revealing exploration into the artist’s lesser known photographic past, spliced with exquisite new drawings and digital prints. Senior artist Godwin Bradbeer gives an interesting insight into the development of The Lodger Revisited a key…

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CATHYANN COADY: Head Case

Where:  Seventh Gallery, http://www.seventhgallery.org When: 22 July – 8 August 2015 Head case is an exhibition that has Morph (alter ego of artist Cathyann Coady) engrossed in a moment of self-contemplation in order to explore the nature and absurdity of the selfie phenomenon.   Read More… ———————- To submit your exhibition to CANVAS & CO. email…

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AGNETA EKHOLM : Unfold

Where: Flinders Lane Gallery www.flg.com.au When: 25 August – 19 September 2015 Read More…. ——————— To submit your exhibition to CANVAS & CO. email us at: info@canvasandco.com.au

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Sonya Fu: Dreams and Spirituality

“Art is a powerful visual language and creating art is a calming and therapeutic process. I would like to share with people my dreamscape, its beauty and its oddity. It might be an eerie creature, a whimsical scenery or a disturbed beauty who speaks words of wisdom – they are all embodiments of my subconscious mind. If…

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Oliver Hopes – under the ashphalt

“Having been introduced to the world beneath our streets in my teens by friends, my current artistic exploration is based around stormwater drains. The architecture is often unusual and surprising in the way it unintentionally creates powerful moods and atmospheres. Human intervention such as graffiti, animals like spiders, cockroaches, bats and even eels, and the various levels of decay…

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David Fairbairn: Insight

DAVID FAIRBAIRN Insight Where:   Stella Downer Fine Art:  www.stelladownerfineart.com When: 23 August – 17 September 2011 For more than twenty years DAVID FAIRBAIRN has been a leading Australian draftsman. His arresting portraits are charged with an uncanny psychological reality, they reveal a fascination with structure and presence. As he builds up his complex, textured surfaces, FAIRBAIRN…

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Yanni Floros: An inquisition of human development

I’ve always been interested in technology, especially the design of things and the way they’re put together. It goes deeper than that, when I view humanity as a whole I have to ask ‘what is it about us that wants to make all this?’ That question affords me the ability to examine not only the…

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What’s New: Adam Nudelman ‘Archiving the Nights’

2011 John Glover Prize Finalist, Adam Nudelman, returns to the gallery with his latest exhibition, Archiving the Nights. This body of work builds upon his ongoing concerns in representing the natural world, while making subtle symbolic reference to our human interaction with it………   (more)

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Feature: John Hart

John Hart is concerned with the complex, often ambivalent intersection between classical painting, photography and digital imaging. Drawing inspiration from realist artists including Gerhard Richter and Chuck Close, Hart employs photo-mechanical material as the impetus for his paintings. A tradition established by these predecessors was to set one representational process against another, creating a tension in…

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Upcoming Exhibition: Robin Astley

  Where:  Red Gallery, 157 StGeorges Road, Fitzroy North When: 3 November 6-8pm, exhibition run until 20 November 2010 For for more information on this artist contact CANVAS:  info@canvasartsolutions.com

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Ignacio Iturria: Cadaques

When visiting Cadaques, a small seaside town up on the Costa Brava (Dali also had a summer house here), I stumbled across a small gallery tucked away up in the labyrinth of cobbled streets and white-washed buildings.  It was an artist run gallery space with a very lovely surprise nestled in the back room.  I…

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CANVAS welcomes new artist: Clare Whitney

Clare Whitney studied Fine Art at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1991-1993, R.M.I.T, where she majored in painting. Since completing her degree in 1994, she has travelled,lived and worked over the years in Western Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Fiji. Throughout her travels Clare set up working studios and taught painting in local schools and…

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Cathyann Coady: congratulations

Congratulations to Cathyann Coady whos exhibition opening ICONS: Beauty, Wisdom and the Feminine was a huge success. Thank you to Jeff Makin for opening the exhibition with insightful words and also to Diane Soumilas for her support. To view the works in this exhibition please click here

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