Jody Graham exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery Aug – Sept 2017

Jody Graham’s exhibition Salvage sees a return to a subject matter that, whilst by no means her only one, has become synonymous with her name: Sydney’s urban landscapes, especially its historical buildings. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a façade is either: 1) the front of a building or any face of a building given special … More Jody Graham exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery Aug – Sept 2017

Warwick Fuller at Lost Bear Gallery, Sept 17

Warwick Fuller has painted the Australian landscape for almost forty years. During this time he has gained not only a unique intimacy with his subject matter and an unforgettable personal style, but international renown, countless awards and accolades, and a reputation as one of Australia’s foremost landscape painters. His 2017 exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery, … More Warwick Fuller at Lost Bear Gallery, Sept 17

Review of Robert Simpson’s 2016 Exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery

Robert Simpson began his career as a realist, plein-air landscape painter. In the mid-80s, he found himself working in a style that was no longer able to convey the concepts he was drawn to: namely, the relationship between man and nature. Increasingly concerned with the state of imbalance in this relationship, his practice evolved from … More Review of Robert Simpson’s 2016 Exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery

Warwick Fuller catalogue introduction

This will appear as the catalogue introduction for Warwick Fuller’s upcoming exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery, Katoomba. The show opens on October 4, 2014. … Warwick Fuller has painted the Australian landscape for over thirty-five years, during which time he has built a solid reputation for himself, with more than sixty solo exhibitions and numerous awards … More Warwick Fuller catalogue introduction

Kayo Yokoyama catalogue introduction

I was pleased to be invited to write the catalogue introduction for glass artist Kayo Yokoyama’s exhibition at Lost Bear Gallery, Katoomba. This also appeared in ‘Discover the Blue Mountains’ magazine, September 2014. … KAYO YOKOYAMA “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” – Maya Angelou Kayo … More Kayo Yokoyama catalogue introduction

Review of 12.06.14 at Home@735 Gallery

The works currently exhibited at Home@735 gallery, under the exhibition title 12.06.14, seem to have been selected not for an overarching curatorial theme, but for the simple reason that the gallerist and curator like the work- an unusual approach, but one that is refreshingly honest and effective. This curatorial decision, coupled with the intimacy of … More Review of 12.06.14 at Home@735 Gallery

Making Ground: Blue Mountains as Material

The following text appears also here on the Australian Ceramics blog. … The interpretation or imitation of nature is inextricably linked to the continuous search to define art. In Making Ground: Blue Mountains as Material, at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, until 6 October, the problem of interpretation or imitation has been, to some … More Making Ground: Blue Mountains as Material