Monthly Archive: June 2019

Jiri Tibor Novak, As I Can

Jiri Tibor Novak, As I Can

Aireys Inlet artist Jiri Tibor Novak is well known for his quirky and engaging artworks which often pose more questions than they answer. Although he has embraced the Australian way of life, his Czech heritage and European influence are apparent in his work. Jiri Tibor Novak is a printmaker, painter, teacher and occasionally a writer,... Read more
Harry McEvoy, Artist in Residence at Big Boom

Harry McEvoy, Artist in Residence at Big Boom

We have welcomed Harry McEvoy to be our first artist in residence at Big boom. You will find him working away whilst his paintings from The Dog In The Window adorn the walls of our new exhibition space until June 30th. Harry McEvoy is a dynamic young Surf Coast artist who recently relocated to Melbourne.... Read more
Tax Deductible Art for Small Businesses

Tax Deductible Art for Small Businesses

  With the end of the financial year just around the corner now is the opportune time to take advantage of the small business $30,000 tax allowance and consider purchasing a 100% tax deductible artwork to enrich your workplace. Art within the workplace can offer a more inviting environment for employees and clients creating a... Read more
Alizon Gray, seeking silence

Alizon Gray, seeking silence

“My paintings are reflections of my experiences in the world, abstractly recorded as illusory landscapes. The landscape is represented in my paintings as an imagined place, or the in-between space that connects memory and place rather than rendering a particular vista. By building up layers of lines, squiggles, dots, scrubby brush marks, and veils of... Read more
Shane Drinkwater, Marking Time

Shane Drinkwater, Marking Time

Tasmanian born, Brisbane based artist Shane Drinkwater has exhibited widely within Australia and also in Paris, New York and is now represented in Denmark by Copenhagen Outsider Art Gallery. “Painting is something I’ve always needed to do and I’m enjoying it more and more: it’s the joy of putting colour, shape and gesture on a surface. I’m... Read more
Geelong Gallery Acquires ‘This Too Shall Pass’ by Cricket Saleh

Geelong Gallery Acquires ‘This Too Shall Pass’ by Cricket Saleh

Earlier this year This Too Shall Pass by our much admired Cricket Saleh was being considered for acquisition by Geelong Gallery at their annual Geelong Contemporary Soiree. Although on the night a narrow majority of votes went to Rone, Geelong Gallery has since decided to also acquire This Too Shall Pass due to the overwhelming... Read more
Ellie Malin, Marking Time

Ellie Malin, Marking Time

Ellie Malin is a Melbourne based artist working in relief woodblock printing. Her bold, visceral artworks reflect an intuitive approach to image making where colours and form construct the landscape. By choosing mainly formal solutions she engages the viewer with images containing both pure abstraction and evocations of the world around her. “An image may begin... Read more