Silent Survivor, 2012
Ink on Fabriano Paper
210 x 140 cm
Dena Ashbolt is a perceptual artist whose cinematic drawing technique consistently engages with Time, its flow and passing. Her practice is broad, ranging from drawing and painting in multiple mediums, printmaking, photomedia, and spatial collaborative projects.
Ashbolt was born in London and graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bachelor of Arts – 1st Class Honours in Film and Photographic Arts. In 1987 she emigrated to Melbourne, Australia, where after years of working in the film industry she returned to her studio, her studio practice focused on the relationship between the photographic/cinematographic lens and observational drawing/painting. She is a doctorial graduate of Monash University, Melbourne.
Imposition II, 2018
Oil on board
78 x 63 cm
Amelda Read-Forsythe is a Melbourne based artist, a graduate of the University of Tasmania and Monash University, Melbourne. Exhibiting since 1992, she is known for her beguiling, poetic images of landscapes which hint of something more. In 2016 she won the prestigious John Leslie Art Prize held at Gippsland Art Gallery.
Blue Highway #33
Blue Highway #33
Oil on linen
137 x 213 cm
Perth-based artist Helen Smith is a key figure in contemporary Australian abstraction, known for her large-scale minimalist canvases, and high-key optical compositions referencing culture and social systems. Helen Smith’s practice is influenced by a formal, minimalist view-point with simplicity of form and geometric abstraction generally contributing to the outcome.
A Design and Visual Arts graduate of Curtin University in Perth, she has exhibited widely within Australia and Europe. She is represented in many collections including: National Gallery of Australia, Daimler Collection Berlin, Artbank, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Australian Embassy in Madrid, John Curtin Gallery of Curtin University of Technology, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery of the University of Western Australia and many Australian and European private collections.
Linda Oy Ho
Infinite Universe Within
Linda Oy Ho
Infinite Universe Within, 2017
Stainless steel, glitter, enamel paint
140 x 125 x 125 cm
Wall mounted sculpture
Linda Oy Ho’s sculptures have been shortlisted for the prestigious Yering Station Sculpture Awards for three consecutive years, Wyndham Art Prize, Brisbane Art Prize, among others. Her practice explores expansive philosophies of universal connectivity, and deep reverence for nature and the sublime.
Hawke’s Hollow, 2017
Selenium toned silver gelatin handprint from an original negative
Edition of 3
140 x 125 cm
Virginia Cummins is a Melbourne-based photographer whose work examines notions of culture, place and belonging. Her images are shot on film using low-fi medium format cameras from the 1950s and 60s. Through exaggerations of scale and an atmospheric use of light and shadow, her cinematic landscapes call to question our emotional and intellectual place in the world around us.
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