Writing

If I’m an a visual artist, why is there so much writing?

I’ve just pressed send on the second of four journal articles I’m writing over a two month period. The last is due on January 4 – happy new year to me!!! Each is for a different audience and with different editorial imperative. They are for the same purpose though: to tell people about the exhibition…

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“Pa’s shed” wins The Inverell Art Prize

I’m thrilled to report that the large watercolour “Pa’s shed’ has won the 2016 Inverell Art Prize. Announced at a function at the Inverell Art Gallery on Saturday night, I’ve been humbled by the number of positive comments on social media. Thank you to the Inverell Art Gallery for putting on such an outstanding show, and…

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” I don’t know much about art but I know what I like…”

This was the title for a lecture I gave when I was  artist-in-residence at the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in 2010. An essay with pictures, it is a discussion about “modern” art and the implications for regional, perhaps traditional, artists living in a world suddenly gone mad it appears, with “ART” that doesn’t look like ART….

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Exhibition date claimer: 25 February 2017

It’s official ! ‘SHADOWING TOM’ – the body of work about the shed at “Newstead” where Tom Roberts painted ‘The Golden Fleece’ is to be exhibited at the Inverell Art Gallery February 2017. Opening function Saturday 25th February with drinks at 5pm , official opening at 6. All welcome. The exhibition will continue until March 25…

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