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

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