STARTING AN ART COLLECTION

During my time working with Port Jackson Press Australia (PJPA) and meeting and chatting with many lovely print and art enthusiasts, I began to realise that many were keen on starting their own art collections but did not know where to begin.  I offered to write an article for the PJPA gallery blog to assist…

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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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VIV MILLER: Innermosts

Where:  Gallery 9, Sydney    www.gallery9.com.au When:  23 September – 17 October 2015 Viv Miller’s paintings and drawings are characterised by an idiosyncratic use of abstract and representational approaches. Her work draws influences from a range of Western and Asian art traditions, as well as imagery from the natural world, computer graphics and cel animation….

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SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2015

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY : AUSTRALIA’S INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s international art fair, opens next week (Opening Night 10 September) with a diverse gathering of Australian and international galleries. It’s all taking place at Carriageworks in Sydney’s growing arts precinct, presenting over 90 galleries from 13 countries that will exhibit cutting-edge art and the next generation of emerging…

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RODRIGUEZ CALERO: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos

El Museo del Barrio’s Urban Martyrs and Latter-Day Santos is the first museum survey of the Nuyorican artist Rodríguez Calero and the second in a series of five women-artist retrospectives in El Museo’s current five-year plan. Guest-curated by Alejandro Anreus, the installation includes 29 large acrollage canvases, 19 smaller collages, 13 fotacrolés (altered photography) on…

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CLAIRE BRIDGE: Future Memory

When: 4 – 22 August 2015 Where: Flinders Lane Gallery http://www.flg.com.au All memory is imagination. Memory is a portal through time and space. Memory is a fluid, sensuous time machine. We pull memories out of orbit, like asteroids or planets circling our every moment and return them refreshed, remembered and infused with re-imagining. Memory is…

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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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Claire Bridge – Alchemy

WHERE:  Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne. WHEN: 16 July – 3 August 2013 For more info visit:   info@flg.com.au

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