A note from the artist..
It has been a very busy start 2017 with a focus on works on paper. A very productive few months have been spent working at the amazing print studios Grafische Werkplaats in Den Haag creating large scale prints for upcoming shows in Sydney, Den Haag and Melbourne. Details below. Now the focus will return to painting for the remainder of the year working towards my Sydney show.
On Paper, Sydney Australia
A fantastic line up of artists will be showing recent works on paper for this group exhibition. If you are in Sydney get along!
When: 12th April – 29th April, 2017
Where: Arthouse Gallery, 66 McLachlan Ave Rushcutters Bay NSW 2011
More info: www.arthousegallery.com.au
2×5, Den Haag Netherlands
My first exhibition in the Netherlands will showcase a new large-scale body of prints alongside an international line up of graphic artists. A number of excellent artist talks and workshops will accompany this show so please go to the website for more details.
When: 12th May -9th July, 2017
Opening: Friday 12th May @ 7pm and Vernissage Friday 7th July from 7-11pm
Where: Grafischewerkplaats Prinsegracht 16, Den Haag
More info: www.grafischewerkplaats.nl
Workshop: on the 10th June I will be running a 1 day workshop where the world of the ‘happy accident’ is embrace and unconventional printmaking techniques will be explored. Combining lino, wood and watercolour techniques you will be challenged to create unique prints and see what new ideas can develop in one day! All you need is an open mind and not too much planning! Cost: 90 Euro. If you are in Den Haag please and interested please contact the Grafische Werkplaats for more details
Tracing the line in Contemporary Printmaking, Melbourne, Australia
Another great group exhibition of printmakers will be shown at Port Jackson Press alongside my newest unique state prints.
When: 9th June – 29th August, 2017
Where: Port Jackson Press, 84 Smith St Collingwood 3066
More info: www.portjacksonpress.com.au
In December whilst visiting Australia I had the chance to meet with brain child of ‘This Wild Song’ – Ilona Nelson to have my portrait taken and get interviewed. To learn more about this amazing project and see interview you can check out her website or follow on instagram – @thiswildsong. Or go to: www.thiswildsong.com.au
Thank you to The Stroom for the SPOT grant to facilitate my latest projects in Printmaking.
what is upcoming?
- Manly Museum will present an ambitious new exhibition of works on paper, paintings and a new series of ceramics with collaborator Neville French in July…more to come
Title: ‘Connector-fragment I’, 2017, Medium: dry point, watercolour monotype, with collage on paper, Size: 176 x 115cm Showing at Arthouse Gallery, Sydney. Photography: Hein van Liempd
Studio shot – Den Haag
Title: ‘Connector – fragment 6’, 2017, Medium: woodcut, hand stain, lino monotype with watercolour, on paper, Size: 176x 171cm. Showing at Grafische Werkplaats, Den Haag, Netherlands Photography: Hein van Liempd