Art Diary 9-Meg Cowell

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By Celeste Hawkins Meg Cowell’s photographs draw the viewer into her story-a sensual world; deeply connected to nostalgia and encapsulating the metamorphosis from youth to adulthood. Drawing on so many other elements; Meg divulges some of her processes and thoughts behind her stunning images. You can see her latest exhibition  at Flinders Lane Gallery from the 20th of September. For more details see here: … Read More

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

Artist talks and Projects!

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What better way to find out what’s going on in an artwork you’re seeing than hearing an artist discuss their work! Sure you can get some of that here in this space, but there is nothing quite like seeing an artist actually discussing and pointing at their work. Why did they make that mark in the far left corner for example, … Read More

Meet Melbourne Painter-Josh Robbins

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By Celeste Hawkins Josh Robbins is direct and straight to the point. You can see where his many years working in advertising have given him the confidence and clarity in his approach. There isn’t a lot of vagueness here. He knows exactly what he is doing in terms of his style, what his work portrays and why he is doing … Read More