Posts Tagged ‘artworks’

A Note from Margaret Gurney

Bayside Local. Journeys and Discoveries. A selected exhibition of Bayside artists work, including one painting of mine.A large watercolour of Kakadu.It is at the Bayside Gallery, corner of Wilson and Carpenter streets, Brighton ( the old town hall)Open Wednesday to Friday 11am to 5pmSaturday-Sunday 1- 5pmUntil March 8th Australian Natural WondersAt Pan Pacific Hotel South…

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Discovered in a Tidy Up

In the past six weeks I have been revamping two rooms in my house. My study in particular had become over abundant with ‘stuff’. This stuff consisted mainly of Art Magazines, some 20 years old, books; more than 25 years old and several diaries of which I found the earliest to be from 1987. Interesting…

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Changing Perspectives 109th MSWPS Annual Exhibition

2018 Changing Perspectives Exhibition, as one member quoted, “It is the best exhibition we have had.” This says an immense amount about the enthusiasm, variety, quality, presentation and quantity of artworks showcased in the latest MSWPS exhibition. With many thanks to Judge Jock Clutterbuck and Guest Speaker Deborah Klein the MSWPS Committee have excelled in…

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Earth and Sea

Louise Foletta exhibits her Sea paintings and charcoal drawings from after the fires with Glenys Hazelman’s Earth porcelain, featuring Box Gum leaves. “Bithry Inlet, is an isolated spot on the NSW southern coast. I try to capture a timeless moment of beauty and wonder. Solitude, rhythm of the tides, lapping waves of salty water on…

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MSWPS Exhibition at La Trobe’s Cottage

MSWPS Group Exhbition: Participating Artists Angela Abbott, Celia Beeton, Jocelyn Bell, Beryl Black, Helen Carter, Marion Chapman, Michelle Endersby, Margaret Gurney, Patricia Hunt, Annee Kelly, Carmel O’Connor, Carole Milton, Robyn Pridham and Jo Reitze. Exhibition Title C.J. La Trobe’s Cottage and Garden. Venue – La Trobe’s Cottage, Corner Birdwood Avenue and Dallas Brooks Drive, South…

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Pamela Irving: Yolo Man and His Apocalyptic Alphabet

YOLO is a social media acronym meaning You Only Live Once. Pamela Irving’s ‘YOLO Man’ character started life in her murals at St Kilda’s Luna Park and were most recently shown at the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics in Chicago, USA. In this series of original ink drawings and mosaics to be exhibited for the first time in Australia, YOLO Man is depicted carrying a variety of apocalyptic figures on his head, hands and sometimes even his tongue. Often struggling due to the gravitas of those that burden him,
YOLO man however manages the task with great optimism. Irving appropriates imagery from both well-known and obscure mosaics, drawings and paintings about the apocalypse. YOLO Man is a much loved character of the artist and a great edict to live by.

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