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Bill Morton: Fabric

May 5, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Bill Morton has strong ties to traditional fabric dying. Using mulberry paper stencils and various silks or hand-dyed fabrics, Morton builds up his designs with layers of dye and wax. Morton has described the process as ‘…open-ended, offering limitless opportunities for exploration of colour and pattern.’ Time, patience, and focus enable the artist to reflect and adapt to unanticipated…

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Greg Payce: Anthology

May 5, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Greg Payce has been making ceramic objects for over 40 years. What started as finely crafted, highly decorated vessels that pay homage to historical forms have evolved into even more intricate forms, now often devoid of any applied decoration. These pristine white porcelain vessels envelop the negative space between two or more objects to define a virtual form or figure. Taking the idea of…

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Jane Kidd: Curious

May 5, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Weaving is considered to be one of the oldest serving crafts. It is both multicultural and ritualistic. It can be utilitarian and narrative. Jane Kidd uses this medium to illustrate contemporary issues relating to ‘…contradictions between art and science, imagination and knowledge, decoration and display.’ The tapestries in Curious tell the story of GMO seeds, hybrid objects, and the…

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Kiren Niki Sangra: Lifelines

May 5, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Working on raw wood panels, Kiren Niki Sangra uses watercolour-like washes of acrylic paint to create vibrant portraits over networks of bold graphic line work, with touches of bright colour and small glints of gold leaf.

Anxious for a subject to paint, the artist turned to the people around her for help. They became the subject.

There are special people in a persons life that can always be…

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Robert Guest 2017: His Art / His Legacy

July 10, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Robert Guest will be remembered as a passionate artist dedicated to his craft and to helping others to discover their artistic voice. He lived his dream everyday. Working in the wilderness for many years as a forest tower fire watcher he gained an insight into nature that few people do in our fast-paced world. He translated memories of forest fires, moonlit nights, Nose Mountain near Grande…

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