Monthly Archive: May 2018

Amy Wright / Roadtrip

Amy Wright / Roadtrip

Wright’s Roadtrip series narrates as she says: “countless hours on the road with a sleeping newborn in the back.” As well as the “vast panorama of the rural landscape and the hyper speed of the roadside as it races by” Wright says that she was inspired by the roadside stop, a space that she says... Read more
Shelley McKenzie / Home Front

Shelley McKenzie / Home Front

We are thrilled to welcome local artist and Boom regular Shelley McKenzie back to the Gallery for her new solo exhibition Home Front. Shelley says in relation to this latest series to be shown at BoomGallery: “Gertrude Stein’s companion Alice Toklas observed it was through polishing furniture she understood the real beauty of it. Daily home rituals of cleaning... Read more
Leah Thiessen / The Spirit of Place

Leah Thiessen / The Spirit of Place

In this body of work, Thiessen writes that she is responding to the northern NSW environment she is immersed in daily, “the natural ecology of the Terranora Broadwater, with its mangroves and natural bush terrain…” She explains the dynamism in her work as originating from the movement in nature. “In nature nothing is ever static,... Read more
Ariana Luca / Contingent Gestures

Ariana Luca / Contingent Gestures

“Contingent Gestures is a series of works on paper that explores the relationship between chance, spontaneity and control in my own drawing practice. Each drawing traces the physical process of formulating and composing an abstract drawing through both random mark-making and controlled actions. Through these works I aim to capture my own fluctuating levels of... Read more
Ingrid Daniell / Remembering Paradise

Ingrid Daniell / Remembering Paradise

“Remembering Paradise is an ode to our precious earth; using places that have personal connection as my muse; Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park and Schouten Island, Point Addis and the low tide walk between Jan Juc and Bells Beach; I have juxtaposed two views of our earth. Painting the landscape as an arcadian ideal; redolent of... Read more