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Jordy Kerwick, You Yangs

Jordy Kerwick, You Yangs

“I have been driving back and forth past the You Yangs my whole life, yet I can count the times on one hand that I’ve actually visited the national park. This being said, the You Yangs have maintained three very distinct feelings for me. 1st, a sense of mysticism – the large mountainous landscape providing... Read more
Cricket Saleh, You Yangs

Cricket Saleh, You Yangs

Cricket’s art has long referenced current thoughts in relation to human consumption, and the practices accepted as a by product of this desire dressed as need. The current work is interested in the coupling of this feverish consumption of newness, to an assumed happy first world existence for a modern society. Cricket is both a... Read more
Ren Inei, You Yangs

Ren Inei, You Yangs

“Growing up in Geelong you get used to having the You Yangs in your life. They are a constant presence and I feel they watch peacefully and patiently over the surrounding flat plains, Corio Bay and the Barwon River. The You Yangs seems to interact and ‘speak’ with the hills of Anakie, the Barrabool Hills... Read more
Ingrid Daniell, You Yangs

Ingrid Daniell, You Yangs

“The You Yangs have always captured my heart both from afar, as I have traveled past them too many times to count, and immersed in the bold and magnetic intimacy when walking around the range. The magnetic pull of the dramatic You Yang range; seeped in Deep Time, provided me the perfect muse and inspiration;... Read more
Andy Pye, You Yangs

Andy Pye, You Yangs

“I was at a very emotional and difficult artistic turning point between 2018 and 2019. The history and power of the You Yangs has been expressed in two very different works; showing the tension I was feeling. My painting has never been more subject to the unconscious as it is today. Witnesses will tell me,... Read more
Behind the scenes with Sarah Rowe

Behind the scenes with Sarah Rowe

Do you have structured studio hours when preparing for an exhibition? How do you balance being a full time artist with other aspects of life?  I have very loose studio hours as I work around the needs of my three boys who are all at school. I like to attend to admin in the morning... Read more
You Yangs

You Yangs

You Yangs / 28 March – 24 April We are really looking forward to this, our major exhibition for 2019. Mark the dates in your diaries Please contact us via email if you’d like to receive a preview of the exhibition with option for pre sales. Opening Celebrations Saturday 30th March 2 – 4pm (... Read more
Behind the Scenes with Harley Manifold

Behind the Scenes with Harley Manifold

  Do you have structured studio hours when preparing for an exhibition? How do you balance being a full time artist with other aspects of life? I try to stick to a normal 9-5, so I can come back fresh from the weekend and look at the works with ‘new eyes’. Still, when a deadline... Read more
Harley Manifold, Gateway City

Harley Manifold, Gateway City

  Initially inspired after returning from Hong Kong to Torquay and feeling isolated and alone after being amid such a frenzy of life in Asia and leaving a partner, these paintings explore Geelong – The Gateway City and its people. The titles of the paintings come from conversations overheard by Manifold while in Geelong seeking inspiration. The... Read more
Sarah Rowe, Cadence

Sarah Rowe, Cadence

Cadence is a visual exploration into rhythm through assembled paintings. Employing music as a way to draw out my own highs and lows, these works are an expression of tempo, flux and my changing outlook and temperament. “As an artist and textile designer, my paintings usually have their roots in textiles of all variations and... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Belinda Wiltshire

Summer Snapshot with Belinda Wiltshire

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? I do very much enjoy the beach on a summers day, but I’m also quite content to go for a stroll around my local area, taking my time with the op-shops and cafes. 2. Does your art practice/routine vary over this time of... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Elizabeth Barnett

Summer Snapshot with Elizabeth Barnett

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? Sitting under a big shady oak tree with a book or knitting or a picnic with the family. Or swimming at the local lake. 2. Does your art practice/routine vary over this time of year?  Definitely it does. My work gets brighter over... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Ingrid Daniell

Summer Snapshot with Ingrid Daniell

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? If I’m on an uncrowded beach with a great book; my pocket sketch book and pen; and the cool ocean to dip in that’s probably my favourite thing to do … or if the beach is busy with people and the house busy... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Tiel Seivl-Keevers

Summer Snapshot with Tiel Seivl-Keevers

1. What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? Hide from the sun. Find the coolest, shadiest spot and read….except I usually fall asleep. I actually dislike how summer is so relentless here in Brisbane and miss seeing the seasons change.   2. Does your art practice/routine vary over this time of... Read more
Elizabeth Barnett, Summer Projects VI

Elizabeth Barnett, Summer Projects VI

Elizabeth Barnett’s creative practice encompasses painting, printmaking and illustration. Elizabeth’s work documents her surroundings, often depicting intimate domestic spaces filled with exotic and interesting plants, colour, treasured objects and furniture, seasonal still life compositions and landscapes. “With these latest works I sought to encapsulate what summer means to me, with a palette of bright hues;... Read more
Summer Snapshot with Yvonne Paton

Summer Snapshot with Yvonne Paton

1.What’s your favourite thing to do on a sunny summer day? Definitely to be out in nature for some part of the day – pottering in my garden,  in the country or on the beach – the world sparkles on such days.   2. Does your art practice/routine vary over this time of year? Only once the... Read more
Yvonne Paton, Summer Projects VI

Yvonne Paton, Summer Projects VI

Geelong based artist Yvonne Paton, uses the environment around her for inspiration throughout her work. Yvonne studied Fine Art at RMIT and spent 7 years studying botanical art at the Geelong Botanical Gardens. Her recent body of work draws inspiration from the Australian bush. “My work expresses the ideas and experiences which accompany my explorations... Read more
Belinda Wiltshire, Summer Projects VI

Belinda Wiltshire, Summer Projects VI

Belinda Wiltshire is a visual artist working predominately as a figurative oil painter. Within her more recent works the artist utilises both non-objective abstract and finely detailed figurative elements. Combining these opposing painting styles brings to the surface her unique culmination of visual rhythm. The painting series “Theia” by Belinda Wiltshire is seeded in the Giant... Read more
Tina Thorburn, A Leg Up: The 100 Planter Project

Tina Thorburn, A Leg Up: The 100 Planter Project

Geelong local Tina Thorburn is the production potter behind ‘Clay by Tina’ and has been working full time as a ceramicist since early 2016. Tina took up wheel throwing as a hobby in 2014 at the Carlton Arts Centre, Melbourne. And despite years of study and a Bachelor of Biomedicine, a Masters in Journalism and... Read more
Tiel Seivl Keevers / Summer Projects VI

Tiel Seivl Keevers / Summer Projects VI

  Tiel Seivl Keevers is a painter with a background in design and illustration. Her work evolves from her interests in the environment and the cycles of life. Through her observations she develops many layers on the surface to capture the impermanence of her explorations. In recent months, Tiel has been exploring concepts of memory and... Read more