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Jane Gerrish talks with Maria Stoljar

Drawing Jane Gerrish Talking with Painters

Jane Gerrish talks with Maria Stoljar

Maria Stoljar from podcast Talking with Painters speaks with Jane Gerrish about the inspiration behind her exhibition Observe. See it here: https://youtu.be/az3JYmVwngk 'Talking with Painters is a podcast and collection of videos, now in its fifth year, where I talk with Australian painters about their lives and art. It’s something I’m passionate about, not only because I’m interested in painting myself but because we have so many incredible painters in Australia I just want to share their stories with the world! The podcast is full of the personal stories of the painters of Australia – leading, mid-career and emerging – not only...

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Observe | Jane Gerrish

Barbie Robinson Drawing Jane Gerrish Living Arts Canberra Matisse Observe

Observe | Jane Gerrish

Jane Gerrish's current exhibition Observe is open now until 21 March, 2021. In creating this body of work (of more than 30 drawings), Jane immersed herself in the life and time of Henri Matisse predominantly around the 1920's and early 30's. The saturated hues, depiction of light and shade and strong colour palette are just three reasons to see this work in the flesh.  In this podcast by Barbie Robinson from Living Arts Canberra, Jane reveals her immense admiration for the master, Henri Matisse. Her addiction to art history books is also exposed! Thank you Barbie and Jane, this interview...

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Adaptation | Suki & Hugh + Canberra Glassworks

Exhibition Hannah Gason Harriet Schwarzrock Ingrid Bowen Isobel Rayson Jo Victoria Sara Freeman Sharon Field Stefan Gevers Susie Dureau

Adaptation | Suki & Hugh + Canberra Glassworks

We are so proud to show the work of 9 of our artists at the Canberra Glassworks. Open now and until 20 December, Adaptation has work by Ingrid Bowen, Susie Dureau, Sharon Field, Sara Freeman, Hannah Gason, Stefan Gevers, Isobel Rayson, Harriet Schwarzrock & Jo Victoria. You can hear interviews with several of the artists by Barbie Robinson from Living Arts Canberra here: Adaptation – Canberra Glassworks – Living Arts Canberra The show is a salute to all of us for getting through 2020. And the work is inspired and inspiring! Catch it at the Canberra Glassworks Gallery or see...

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Robyn Campbell | Echoes

Ceramic Glass

Robyn Campbell | Echoes

Established Canberra artist Robyn Campbell will open a solo exhibition on Saturday 17 October 2020. The exhibition entitled Echoes will show new works in ceramics and glass. ‘The majority of the work for ‘Echoes’ has been produced over the last two years between family tragedies, environmental disasters and the pandemic. With all these things going on, my studio was my place to retreat and play.  The result is a body of work which is almost completely new, though it contains all the elements on which I traditionally focus… texture, simplicity of form, and light’. – Robyn Campbell Initially trained in...

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Susie Dureau | An in-depth chat with Barbie Robinson

Exhibition Paintings Susie Dureau

Susie Dureau | An in-depth chat with Barbie Robinson

In this in-depth interview with Susie Dureau, Barbie Robinson distils the complex narrative of Susie's current exhibition I am NOT an individual. The experience of both artist and interviewer shine throughout their exchange which is revealing, interesting and left me wanting more! https://livingartscanberra.com.au/susie-dureau-i-am-not-an-individual/

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