There’s another amazing lineup of artists both local and international showing around town(s) this week including Matlok Griffiths, Georg Whelan, Lucks, Twoone, Dean Home, Ears, Charlotte Weight and more. Here’s our picks for this week…
Who JENNIFER TYERS and MATLOK GRIFFITHS
What Excellent co-headlining show from Melbourne painters – watercolourist Jennifer and man named like character from X-Men, Matlok Griffiths, who mixes enamel spray paint, acrylic, oil pastel, pencil for his framed works on paper and wood carvings. Another great exhibition under Edwina Corlette’s impeccable curatorial programme.
When Opens Friday 10 – 25 September
Where Edwina Corlette Gallery – 2 /555 Brunswick Street, New Farm QLD
Who MARCELLE ROBBINS, CLINTON GORST, ANASTASIA FREEMAN, ALANA TRACEY.
What Brace yourself for the third installment of The Basements monthly, Basic Space Galleries…bringing to the table a multi-medium extravaganza for the senses. The array of works from these miscellaneous creatives are sure to impress, and with a complimentary champagne on entry what more could one ask for?
When Monday September 13th, 6:30pm
Where The Basement – Upstairs Bar. 7 Macquarie Place, Circular Quay
Who GEORG WHELAN and SHIDA
What Talented Brisbane artists Georg and Shida present a collection of new works in another great double-header at Brisbane’s Nine Lives Gallery.
When From Friday 10 – 22 September
Where the OLD Nine Lives – 330 Brunswick st, Fortitude Valley QLD (above Mellino’s)
Who LUCKS and TASMIN WATERHOUSE
What This exhibition is a collaboration between Tasmin a professional photographer and aerosol/found objects street artist Lucks: “Tell The Folks We’ve Moved” combines photographic prints with decoupage tattoo overlays, painted portraits executed using only graffiti tags, self portraits, each other’s portraits, the two have inverted the tradition, looked beyond their own artforms and melded the two to create something new and beautiful.
When Opens Friday September 10th, running until 21st September
Where Art Factory – 84 Merivale street, South Brisbane QLD
Who CHARLOTTE WEIGHT
What In this collection of works Charlotte Weight explores the unlikely marriage of the female form and animal portraiture.
When Saturday 11 – 24 September
Where Blank Space Gallery – 374 Crown Street, Surry Hills Sydney NSW
Who DEAN HOME
What This collection of extraordinary photo-realism oil paintings of Dean Home called “Late Autumn – Stories of the Garden” look beautiful enough to eat.
When From now until 26 September
Where Metro Gallery – 1214 High Street, Armadale VIC
Who THOMAS JACKSON & HIROYASU ‘TWOONE’ TSURI
What For collaborative exhibition ‘The Absence of Man’ each artist use an abstract touch of nature to take the viewer to a new world. While both artists use spray paint and acrylic on wooden surfaces, Twoone also applies lino prints and pencil to found wooden objects. For the exhibition, both artists have also created hanging and free standing, three-dimensional sculptures.
When From Friday 10 – 12 September
Where China Heights Gallery – 3, 16-28 Foster St, Surry Hills NSW
What Installation and series of new works by Ears: ‘war paint’ a new body of work that begins to examine the meaning and allure of that second skin…
When From Saturday 11 September
Where Presented by Lo-Fi Gallery – 383 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst NSW (above Kinselas)
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Also check out our recent feature on How To Make A Living As An Artist In Australia with contributions from Jeremyville, Cybele Malinowski and Anthony Lister.
Main image by Matlook Griffiths