DOROTHY BRAUND | Watercolours & Prints | 18 December 2017 – 17 February 2018

“I’ve always been knocked out by simplicity. To me it’s got such impact… far more than anything fussy… because you have to get it right. There’s no chance for accidental effects. If you are simple everything has to relate and work.” Extract from Encyclopedia of Australian Art Alan and Susan McCulloch 1994 Her flat, carefully designed, small scale paintings (mainly …

NICHOLAS MC HUGH | Winter Paintings | 18 November – 9 December 2017

..time is an important aspect to them. How it is fluid, fleeting and depth less. It brings with it a convergence of opposites in light and dark. And it is this relationship that it creates, a kind of threshold. The temporality at the vanishing point between darkness and light where time dissolves. I use the sfumato as a symbol. Its ...

SARAH WALLACE | My Little Eye | 28 October – 11 November 2017

In the exhibition My Little Eye, Sarah Wallace is encouraging you to enter the exciting process of discovery and exploration. When fully connected to her subject, whether it be trees talking, sea-weedy rock pools or flower pods, Sarah’s work rejoices in colour and based on an entirely distinct visual language. I grew up in the country – pear orchards, rows ...

Le Belle Arti | September 1 – 30 2017

JACQUI STOCKDALE | LEWIS MILLER | KAREN BLACK | MARIE HAGERTY | TONY LLOYD | TUNNI KRAUS    This year, the history of the Belle Arti Prize will be celebrated with Le Belle Arti, an exhibition featuring all the past winners of the Belle Arti Prize. Tunni Kraus (VIC) 2016, Tony Lloyd (VIC) 2014, Karen Black (Qld) 2013, Marie Hagerty (ACT) 2012, 2011, Lewis Miller (VIC) 2010 ...

PETRA KLEINHERNE | MAZE paintings | until 26 August 2017

Petra Kleinherne’s paintings occupy a liminal space between figuration and abstraction – where the things of the world transition into delicately balanced forms and brushstrokes. They hint at discernible scenes while carrying the viewer into the fluid and expressive potentialities of paint on canvas. Through a poetic appreciation of colour, movement and composition her paintings invite the viewer into environments ...