There's a quote by Emile Zola and it goes along these lines "The artist is nothing without the gift, the gift is nothing without work". We'll go one s...
A cracking new gallery has opened in Flinders run by highly regarded art writers, curators and gallerists, Susan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs. The big, bright and architectural space replaces the McCullochs home gallery Whistlewood as their exhibition venue.
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There’s a wonderland in Langwarrin (just outside Frankston) that’s larger than life - with over 100 sculptures, 16 hectares of native bushland and landscaped gardens, art gallery and licensed café and to top it off… it’s free. Some of you will know it as McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery – a truly a world class experience where so much incredible art is blended with nature. We love it here because you’re encouraged to walk the grounds and as you do so you stumble across incredible works of art and nature.
Art is a way of life for gallery directors Sharyn and David Wemyss-Smith. It’s their day long joy, obsession & torment. They pride themselves on showcasing contemporary art by artists from across Australia (& the Pen) from three gallery spaces in Sorrento, Mornington and Mt Eliza.
Immerse yourself in the uncontrived working space of artist Jennifer Buntine. Charming and cosy describe this intimate gallery and studio located in the heart of Red Hill. Forget grandiose entrances, perfectly landscaped gardens and minimalist gallery interiors.
Justine McNamara’s paintings capture idyllic moments; images that are immediately accessible to anyone who has lived or holidayed on the Mornington Peninsula or, indeed, any bay or coastline. Striking and lucid, yet dreamlike imagery evokes strong memories of, yearnings for – or both – simple luxuries.
Marion Rosetzky’s hand-painted tiles, with their complex dot patterns and luxurious colours, have drawn comparison with the fabulous ceramic tile decoration of Middle Eastern architecture. Her work is unique and organic.
Although Mt Martha artist Sandi Faulkner has lived and worked all over the world, including for the acclaimed Viennese Master Potter, Franz Kurkowitz and at Old Chelsea Pottery in London – the Mornington Peninsula is her home and her inspiration.
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