ART DIARY 8-CLAIRE BRIDGE

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 By Celeste Hawkins   This week’s diary is a round up of what Melbourne Artist Claire Bridge has been up to lately! I first came across Claire a few years ago during her exhibition Alchemy at Flinders Lane Gallery; discovering her ethereal, floating figures up close for the first time. Having a solid practice as a realist figurative painter, her foray into the inclusion of photography … Read More

Claire Bridge: Reflection and Future Memory

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  By Celeste Hawkins Just as Claire Bridge can articulate her thoughts visually through her painting style, she is equally able to unravel her emotions through the written word. Offering a deep and at times, poetic reflection on her processes, we gain an insight into how we, as viewers might read her work. We are also invited to understand how … Read More

Highlight of Nite Art-Claire Bridge “Alchemy” Flinders Lane Gallery

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By Celeste Hawkins Claire Bridge could have easily been a scientist-Quantum Physicist to be more precise-but being a busy painter; she has decided to interweave these ideas into her works instead. Exploring that idea of ‘space and weightlessness’ as is the inside of an atom; she has given her female subjects a floating, dream like quality as they are suspended … Read More