Pierre Huyghe | Skulptur Projekte 2017

Exhibition | HYPERactive

This piece of mine is on show as part of HYPERactive. Curated by David Broker, it appears alongside some wonderful and strangely sympathetic works. Get along to Gorman House before 2 September. . . Seance, 2012 timber, copper, hair, polyurethane, Shellac, glass vessel, found and altered table, magnets, brass, steel, electronic components, custom programming, transducer 170 x 255 x 275 cm . . HYPERactive Curated by David Broker Featuring works by Bianca Beetson, Claudia Chaseling, Richard Grayson, Jay Kochel, Catherine Laudenbach, Rebecca Selleck and Jay Younger Canberra Contemporary Art Space 7 JUL 2017 TO 2 SEP 2017 Gorman Arts Centre

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Joseph Beuys | Tallow, 1977 – Hamburger Bahnhof


I have three new works appearing in EXPLORATION17 at Flinders Lane Gallery. So grateful to the stellar team at the gallery and all the talented artists I am lucky enough to be exhibiting with in the upcoming exhibition.
Exhibition dates 23 May to 17 June with some opening festivities this Saturday 27 May 1~3pm

Details of the works from left to right:

Rollick 2017 pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP) 1100 x  1100 mm
Romp 2017 pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP) 1100 x  1100 mm
Vagary  2017 pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP) 2050 x 1600 mm



I will be exhibiting a work as part of ‘Off Grid’ at MAY SPACE in Sydney over the next couple of weeks (26 April to 13 May). Many thanks to Al Munro for all her hard work in curating such a beautiful exhibition in such a wonderful new looking gallery space. If you are in Sydney this Saturday 29 from 3-5pm, please drop by the gallery for a drink and a chance to meet the artists Emma Beer, Sally Blake, Julie Brooke, Kirsten Farrell, Jay Kochel, Al Munro, and Wendy Wendy Teakel.

M16 Artspace Drawing Prize

I am most grateful to M16 and the judges, Susan Best and ex DeMedici for selecting my work among such a wonderful group of fellow artists.  I was awarded the major prize along with Berenice Carrington. Here I am with one of the judges, Susan Best, in front of my winning work, Karesansui 1.

M16 Drawing Prize