Opening Night… Watson, Tennyson and dos Santos

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Opening Nights
Opening Night… Watson, Tennyson and dos Santos

Three shows : Carolyn V Watson, survivormaths : Kristin Tennyson, Sunday Best : Vitor dos Santos, Cartoons and Jam Sandwiches.  Good evening, big crowd. Special thanks to our two guest speakers Dr Laini Burton, Lecturer in Digital Media and Convenor of Studio Art, Art Theory and Fashion Design at Queensland College of Art, Gold Coast Campus opened […]

Looking Good, Belynda Henry…

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in In the News, Interiors
Looking Good, Belynda Henry…

Looking good!  Some of Belynda Henry’s little paintings – appearing in print.  

Congratulations Samantha Everton…

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in In the News
Congratulations Samantha Everton…

We were thrilled to learn that Samantha has won silver in the portraiture section in the PX3 international photography prize and an honorable mention for the entire Sang Tong series. This prize is highly regarded in  Europe and a great recognition for Sang Tong – and Samantha Everton!  More details HERE and HERE.

The Physicality of Process…

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in In the News
The Physicality of Process…

The Physicality of Process: Jane Denison (for panOptic press) visits the studio of inter-disciplinary artist Carolyn V Watson.  Carolyn V Watson is part of a wave of artists who are reviving traditional art making practices. Integral to Watson and other artists working in this marginal way (think Lae Oldman, Juz Kitson and Lindsay Pichaske), is the […]

Congratulations Claire Bridge…

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in In the News
Congratulations Claire Bridge…

Claire has won the $3000 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award People’s Choice prize, for her portrait of her friend, actor Medina Sumovic. The work is titled “Sanctuary“, oil on linen and 40 x 40 cm.  The following press cutting is a ‘screen shot’ – all links are de-activated!

You Are Invited… Watson, Tennyson & dos Santos

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Invitations
You Are Invited… Watson, Tennyson & dos Santos

Carolyn V Watson survivormaths July 19 – August 3 2014 At once both intensely personal and universal in their implication, ten intimately small, painted works and three remarkable sculptures express Carolyn V Watson’s endeavour to elicit “moments of empathy” through a visual and “poetic triggering.” The title of Watson’s new body of work was derived […]

Congratulations Peter Smets…

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in In the News
Congratulations Peter Smets…

Congratulations Peter Smets, Finalist in the Wynne Prize 2014, Art Gallery of New South Wales. New Frontier : oil on canvas : 150 x 175 cm

Congratulations Melissa Egan…

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in In the News
Congratulations Melissa Egan…

Congratulations Melissa Egan, Finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize 2014, Art Gallery of New South Wales Everybody hurts sometime : oil on linen : 76 x 76.5 cm

Corinne Lewis and her Archibald Entry…

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in In the News
Corinne Lewis and her Archibald Entry…

 We wish Corinne well with her entry in this year’s Archibald Art Prize  The story from Samantha’s perspective – with some interesting work-in-progress photos… 

Opening Night… Simon Collins & Christabel Blackman

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Opening Nights
Opening Night… Simon Collins & Christabel Blackman

A great evening, if a little cool, with Simon and Christabel both drawing large followings… We are grateful to Jodi Ferrari who performed the formalities and opened both these exhibitions.  Jodi is the Public Programs Coordinator at Gold Coast City Gallery. She has an extensive background working in arts education and public programs at regional […]