Draw – Opening night

People in the gallery at the opening of Draw exhibition

A terrific opening to the stunning ‘Draw’ exhibition last night. Thanks to everyone for braving the weather and to our guest speakers Elizabeth Cross and Hendrik Kolenberg. We are closed today but open from tomorrow Sat 15th 11-4pm. Exhibition runs to June 5th

Draw: Seven contemporary artists encounter the world through drawing.

Drawing by Evan Salmon 'Tree study, Dunmore'

Common to these 26 drawings is a sense of time; of movement or stillness, but not of the momentary. All drawing has pace. It is not simultaneous like a photo must be. A line has to begin and end somewhere, either slowly or rapidly..

Exhibition Highlight: Mark Dober

Painting by Mark Dober 'Garden Path 2'

Mark Dober depicts his experience of the landscape through a rhythmical compression of form and intense colour. Dober works onsite in specific areas of Victoria which take his interest. Currently he is absorbed by an old goldmining area close to Castlemaine. These five oil on canvas works, framed in light timber shadow box frames, are …

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Exhibition highlight: Linda Gibbs ‘Untitled’ (waterfall)

Landscape painting Untitled (waterfall) by Linda Gibbs

Linda Gibbs ephemeral haunting Untitled (waterfall) is the largest work in this exhibition (Christmas Group exhibition 2020). Mounted high on a wall, and almost 2 metres in height, it hovers above the viewer, shimmering and draws the eye down the full length of the canvas to the depths of the pool below the cascade. Working …

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