Art Collector - Sydney Contemporary Special Edition
Charlie Sheard has spent three solid years on the works exhibiting at this year's Sydney Contemporary, carefully constructing layer upon layer of bleeding, spilling, flowing paint.
The seeds, fruit, and vegetables in Tavener’s images seem to float in space, a reminder that all life on earth relies on energy from our nearest star – the Sun. Her jewel-like artworks serve to highlight just how precious and precarious life on earth is. It is not just the seeds stored in Norway that are vulnerable: all seeds, all plants and all animals worldwide are threatened by manmade climate change. ...more
World Sculpture News
Sculptor Peter Tilley's figurative art continues his philosophical enquiry, namely the pursuit of a harmony between life's opposing forces. His addressing of meaningful philosophical concerns through physical and robust media is testament to his masterful skill as a seasoned sculptor, as well as suggesting new depths as a visionary visual artist.
SMH Good Living
7 September 2018
Charlie Sheard refutes the slander that abstract artists just slap on it. Sheard ran a private studio school for 20 years, in which he instructed students on the painting techniques of the old masters. In terms of expertise, he is one of Australia's most knowledgeable artists.Read online: https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/art-charlie-sheard-20180817-h144m1.html
89.7 Eastside FM
17 August 2018
Radio interview with Sybil Curtis about her exhibition Travelling South. Interview starts at the 9:40 minute mark.Read online: https://eastsidefm.org/episodes/arts-friday-1030am-17th-aug-2018/
Sydney Morning Herald
16 August 2018
They're "the fabulous 50".
From the thousands of painters, sculptors, photographers, print-makers and digital media artists who studied at the National Art School, they have been chosen to represent the institution's impact on Australian culture over seven decades.
Todd Fuller donated an animated film about Captain Moonlight, the bushranger who was hanged at Darlinghurst Gaol - now the site of the NAS.Read online: https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/national-art-school-showcases-fabulous-50-20180815-h14094.html
Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
4-5 August 2018
Contemporary artists including Jo Burzynska, David Capra, Melinda Le Guay and Bill Noonan exhibit pieces that focus on the sense of smell over vision in reminiSCENT.
The Weekend Australian
28-29 July 2018
ReminiSCENT exhibits contemporary artists who explore olfactory experiences. Strongly connected to emotion and memory, the bodily sense of smell portrays a contrast to our highly visual digital world. These scent-based works enforce a sense of intimacy between them and the audience, an added dimension of sensorial engagement. Featured artists include Liz Henderson, Jayne McSwiney and Archie Moore. Curated by Megan Fizell.
Liverpool City Champion
26 July 2018
Catherine O’Donnell’s latest art exhibition reminisces a suburbia filled with classic 1960s houses and overcrowded classrooms, inspired from her childhood at the Green Valley housing estate.
She hopes to recreate her experience through a drawing installation of modernist public housing that’s become somewhat iconic in the western Sydney landscape.
2168: Estate of tomorrow will showcase at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre from July 28 to September 16.Read online: https://www.liverpoolchampion.com.au/story/5549671/we-shouldnt-be-labelled-by-our-postcode/