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December 18, 2016

VIPOO SRIVILASA IN 'SUGAR SPIN — YOU ME ART AND EVERYHTING' EXHIBITION AT GOMA

Headlining the celebrations for Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art is 'SUGAR SPIN — YOU ME ART AND EVERYHTING' featuring over 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses. From brand-new immersive works to large-scale visitor favourites, the exhibition reflects our complex connections to the natural world with an explosion of colour, sensation and spinning delights.

Major new artworks include Nervescape, a multi-coloured landscape of synthetic hair by Icelandic-born artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir a.k.a. Shoplifter, and the electrifying Heard by American sculptor and performance artist Nick Cave, a group of vibrant sculptural horses brought to life by dancers.

Vipoo Srivilasa's work 'BLEACH IV' is part of the exhibition which runs until 17 April 2017. Read more here.

December 17, 2016

LUCY O'DOHERTY FEATURED IN BRISBANE NEWS

Phil Brown from Brisbane News spoke to Lucy O'Doherty about her recent Brett Whiteley Scholarship win and 'Suburban Rituals', her first solo exhibition in Brisbane at Edwina Corlette Gallery.  

Read the the full story here.

December 17, 2016

VIPOO SRIVILASA REPRESENTING AUSTRALIA AT THE GYEONGGI INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS BIENNALE 2017

Established in 2001, the Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale in Korea is one of the largest ceramic events in the world, representing contemporary artists from over 70 countries. 

Artists are invited to take part in the competition which calls for works that mirror modern trends and point to the future of contemporary ceramics and redefine its essence by exploring spirit, values, forms and technique. 

The winner will receive a cash prize of KRW 50,000,000 (approx $43,000 US) and will be invited to have a solo exhibition during the 2019 Biennale. 

In 2017 Vipoo Srivilasa will be representing Australia. Read more here.

December 16, 2016

PAUL RYAN ON FRENCH BLOG 'LA BLOGOTHEQUE'

Influential French blog site La Blogotheque recently featured a profile on Paul Ryan in his Thiroull studio. Paul has been painting American musician Bill Callahan’s album covers for the last five years. He talks about the role music plays in his art in the second episode of the blog's interview series “Music is my radar”:

Read and watch here.

December 14, 2016

PAUL RYAN IN ARTIST PROFILE MAGAZINE

Paul Ryan was recently interviewed by Steve Lopes for Artist Profile magazine:

'Paul Ryan’s gutsy paintings pack a punch that has won him many fans over the years. Ryan is not afraid to experiment with subject matter. A 13-time Archibald finalist, he regularly collaborates with other artists and also musicians, and often chooses to deal with confronting topics. He is happy with the choices he has made in his art career, and the apparent ease of life in his comfortable seaside studio belies the “collateral damage” that painting can bring to a life devoted to art.'

Read the full article HERE.

December 14, 2016

NOW REPRESENTING PAUL RYAN

Edwina Corlette Gallery is delighted to announce the representation of Paul Ryan.

Born in Auckland in 1964, Paul Ryan has had regular solo exhibitions since 1988. Based in Thirroul on the New South Wales coast, Ryan's work looks at the Australian landscape and history, in particular as it relates to the area near where he lives.  

A finalist in the Archibald Prize 13 times, he has also been a finalist in the Wynne Prize three times and the Sulman Prize four times. He won the 2010 Paddington Art Prize for landscape painting and the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize in 2012. 

Paul Ryan's first exhibition at Edwina Corlette Gallery will be in 2017.

December 7, 2016

JULIAN MEAGHER, BEGA VALLEY REGIONAL GALLERY RESIDENCY

Museums & Galleries of New South Wales is delighted to announce five residencies have been awarded through the Artist or Curator Residency Program for 2017. Generously supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, each residency of $11,250 will provide artists and curators the space and time to immerse themselves in a unique place, community or collection within a regional gallery, boosting their creative process.

Bega Valley Regional Gallery, New South Wales

In partnership with the National Parks and Wildlife Services, Bega Valley Regional Gallery will host contemporary painter Julian Meagher on a month long residency within the south east NSW region. Over the month long residency Julian will deliver three workshops and one masterclass.

Read more here

November 30, 2016

MIRANDA SKOCZEK FOR COUNTRY ROAD

Miranda Skoczek is renowned for her engaging, energetic works and her spectacular use of colour. A fixture on the Australian art scene, her work is instantly recognisable for its layers of intuitive colour, pattern and motifs. Iconic Australian label Country Road thought her work was perfect for a collaboration with charity RedKite. Miranda has designed two tote bags and a t-shirt, with all proceeds from each sale going towards providing essential support to children and their families who are facing cancer. 

Read the interview with Miranda here.

November 29, 2016

JOHN ASLANIDIS AT THE AUSTRALIAN CONSULATE IN NEW YORK

Earlier this year the Consulate launched the Monash Room Exhibition Program, giving Australian artists the opportunity to exhibit their work at the New York premises. From a broad range of applicants, four exceptional artists were selected for the program; John Aslanidis, Sara Morawetz, Jeremy Edmiston and Jemila MacEwan. Arts and culture has a vital role to play in strengthening Australia’s reputation as a creative and sophisticated nation. Through this program of work the Consulate aims to promote collaboration between Australian artists and international partners, while also generating awareness for our talented featured artists.

John Aslanidis is the first artist to exhibit at the Consulate through this program.  A respected Australian artist, John's works are a celebration of his relentless aesthetic optimism. The vibrant colours and concentric patterns give the impression of a pulse, as if each painting has a very loud heartbeat.   John will host an artist talk at 5pm on Wednesday 7 December at the Consulate. If you’d like to meet him and hear more about his practice, please register your interest via email at [email protected].

November 28, 2016

BELEM LETT, FINALIST IN THE BERMINGHAM PRIZE

Belem Lett is a finalist in the inaugural Birmingham Prize. The overall winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize generously donated by Elaine Bermingham. 

The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting is a unique triennial art prize which aims to celebrate excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium. This non-acquisitive prize is open to all Australian artists and selected finalists will be exhibited in the Webb Gallery, located within Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art at South Bank, Brisbane. All finalist artworks will be available for sale to the public.