Evan Salmon Exhibition 2022

Painting by Evan Salmon 'Car Carrier' 2014

Winner of the NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Award, Evan Salmon’s pared back compositions eloquently remind us that we live in the most extraordinary of worlds.

Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol introduces Simon Deere and Dianne Emery exhibition

Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol giving the opening speech at Alexandra Sasse Gallery Dianne Emery and Simon Deere exhibition

With botanical art we can still find the disciplines of art and science expressing their joint concern for the accurate description of the world…there is a resurgence of realism in contemporary art practice which has inspired many prominent Australian artists to adopt more contemporary interpretations and therefore pushing the boundaries of this art form into mainstream.

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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