Jun
18
to Jun 30

GATHERING THREADS Fibre Artists- MANNING DISTRICT

Gathering Threads

Fibre Artist Network: Manning District

FAYE COLLIER

PAT DAVIDSON

HADLEY WESTWOOD

JANEPEARCEOVA

KATH SOPER

PAT LAND

Gathering Threads is an exploration of how we as artists interpret our own personal responses to the symbolic potential of fibres and textiles.

The exhibition brings together a broad range of creative and innovative approaches from each artist in the form of installations,  wall pieces, constructed textiles, sculptural objects and mixed media works. Fibre has the power to hold memories, evoke past experiences and initiate conversations about the divide between craft and art.

These fibre and textile artists share similar inspirations from their  everyday surroundings, from nature and the landscape, whether in  the form of the materials we use, the forms we create or the subject matter itself. As a group they bounce ideas among themselves, challenging creative boundaries while maintaining the ongoing level  of commitment to the making and showing of new work.

 

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Faye Collier

Faye Collier

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Jul
4
to Jul 16

Kathryn Ackland CHANGE

CHANGE

Thursday 4th -Sunday 14th July

Meet the Artist Saturday 6th July 2-4 pm for Champagne and

nibbles.

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Artist and Teacher Katherine Ackland takes up residence in Macleay valley.

In one of MVCAG key Exhibitions this year, “Change” Katherine uses the landscape that is the muse at the heart of her work. This exhibition as its title suggests interprets our relationship with rapidly changing landscapes in which we live and work.

Born in Cootamundra Katherine was the daughter of school teachers and often relocated from one town to another. Most Influential to the growth of her powerful connection with the landscape, were her years spent in Broken Hill. At this time,she was experimenting with different ways to represent outback life and environment. Artist Pro Hart lived just around the corner and Tom Offord was a close friend. Holidays were spent in shearers’ quarters in the Flinders Ranges, Leigh Creek, Tibooburra, the Menindee Lakes, White Cliffs and Mootwingee.

Later Katherine studied Art as an exchange student in Lincoln Nebraska taking the opportunity to visit the endowed galleries in New York during holidays. In Europe she sometimes paid her way drawing reproductions on the footpath in Vienna or selling water colours on the steps of the Parthenon.

Kath continued her interest in interpreting her experiences of the natural environment during droughts, working on sheep stations at Girilambone and Coolabah. She watched the goannas, galahs, brolgas and the crows adapt to circumstances. Her ability to catch the essence of the birds developed rapidly. Later living on a vineyard in Griffith she experienced a lush artificial landscape. These experiences are at the core of her work and the seed of her strong connection to the natural world.

The exhibition “Change” includes found object sculptures, Paintings and Drawings, that address in the our ever changing and adapting Natural world.

Katherine’s paintings challenge, with the use of alternative materials but also provide an opportunity to reassess and interpret our relationship and emotions aroused the natural world. Her paintings here often imagined and outlined in situ and exploit her amazing understanding of colour in the landscape, using glowing vibrant blues, purples, olive greens and signature magenta highlights beside vintage fabric and cement. The Sculptures are constructed of fencing wire, fishing line and vintage ceramics and silverware and relics of the past found, left by past generations in the landscape. That address in our ever changing and adapting landscape. www.katherineacklandart.com

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Jul
18
to Jul 28

Movember in July

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Movember In July-Celebrating Men in Art

The Opening Night Celebration begins 6pm Friday 19th July, with drinks, nibbles and music. All welcome for this free event..
Back by popular demand an art exhibition celebrating Mid North Coast Men’s Art. Our first Movember in July, 2018 brought together artists from all genres culminating in a wonderful diverse display of art.
It’s time to put finishing touches on your painting, sculpture, pots, carving, furniture making etc to make Movember In July a success and to showcase men’s brilliance and creative talents in art.
The Movember Foundation works to address some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. The Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery is donating entry fees ($10 for 3 artworks) to this worthy cause.
For entry forms and more information https://www.mvcartgallery.org/2019-movember-in-july-exhibition

Artworks to be delivered on Monday 15th July between 9-12 noon
Enquiries at the Gallery Ph:65675092 or Barbara Ph: 65690974

artist Mark Pryor

artist Mark Pryor

Killick Creek Morning Crescent Head by Gordon Rossiter

Killick Creek Morning Crescent Head by Gordon Rossiter

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Aug
1
to Aug 11

HUMPBACKS ON THE MOVE Steve McDonald and friends

"Humpbacks on the Move"...some interpretations.

Steve MacDonald and friends Thursday 1st-Sunday 11 August

Opening Thursday 1st August 6 pm. Food and drinks. Meet the artists

 This exhibition is a collaborative engagement by many artists from the Macleay and Hastings, as well as students from some Macleay schools. Together, with a poem about the life of Humpback Whales and some appropriate whale mood music, the artworks will inspire you to think another way about these magnificent creatures that annually migrate up and down our coast on their round trip journey of life.

The eye of the whale is by artist Craig Fair

The eye of the whale is by artist Craig Fair

The photo is by Steve MacDonald

The photo is by Steve MacDonald

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Aug
15
to Sep 1

PHYSICAL LIMITS Carly Marchment Supple

PHYSICAL LIMITS

CARLY MARCHMENT SUPPLE

OPENING THURSDAY 15TH AUGUST FROM 6 PM

Born in the Macleay Region in 1980, Carly works in the medium of painting and mixed media. She works predominantly using oils and acrylic to create portraits on different surfaces, from paper to timber. Her art captures moments in time, the connection of people and their environment and the mood this creates.

“ I create art because I feel compelled to do so. I have been drawing and painting since I was very young. It has always been the way I express my feelings. It is my therapy, my escape. The focus of my art is to sensitively communicate with people and for them to experience an emotional response and connection. I am dedicated to this entirely”

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Jun
6
to Jun 16

DIGITAL MINDSCAPES McDermott, Hudson and Kane

The Digital Mindscapes

Pam Hudson

Mike Kane

Denise McDermott

June 6 to 16 (open Thursdays to Sundays)

Meet the artists on Saturday June 8 from 1 pm. All are welcome. This is an opportunity to meet the three artists and discuss and view artworks that are redefining photography.

This exhibition displays a diverse range of photographic art where three photographers from vastly different backgrounds came together because of their desire and need for unconstrained creativity. This freedom is what unites them.

Instead of photographs of the real world, you will see flights of fancy and landscapes of the imagination. All three photographic artists draw their inspiration from their imagination, and from legends and folklore.

Visitors to this exhibition will be transported to other worlds peopled by fantasy characters. You will see artworks of fascinating subject matter and expression; many inspire the imagination and others give food for thought.

Pam Hudson is a photographer who has been inspired by her colleagues and mentors to push the bounds of photography toward a more creative approach to the craft. She enjoys the freedom that comes with the transformation of conventional digital photographic images into original and expressive artwork.

Mike Kane is a professional photographer and teacher with many years of experience. He is successful in all genres of photography and is taking this opportunity to exhibit his more artistic work to a wider audience. Mike is no longer bound by rules and freely creates stunning works of imagination.

Denise McDermott, an experienced photographer, has concentrated on aspects of creative photography for the past few years. She has now decided the time is right to be part of an innovative group and exhibit her artwork to a wider artistic community.

Most Images are for sale. All are framed and ready to hang. All sale items are reasonably priced. 

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May
21
to Jun 2

Marilyn Urban and Leigh Carnsew

Through Two Sets of Eyes

Marylin Urban & Leigh Carnsew

Meet the Artists Sat 25th May 1-4 pm Wine and Nibbles

Marilyn Urban

“My passion is for abstract in acrylic paints and many mixed mediums. I am in love with vivid colours and the quick drying aspect of this medium. I don‟t usually have a plan as such until I pick up brushes in my studio. Colours come to me, something else takes over and I am in another world.”

Leigh Carnsew

“I work mainly in acrylics and mixed media. My subject matter is quite varied as I work from my head rather than photos. I take a lot of inspiration from memories of my travels overseas and in Australia.      

I would sum up my style as moving between impressionistic and abstract. However, I always keep an open mind and am prepared to try anything new.”

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Carnsew.

Carnsew.

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May
8
to May 19

"Serendipity" Judy Van Raak and Sian Roberts

SERENDIPITY Judy Van Raak and Sian Roberts

Judy spends many long hours handcrafting “one off”pieces of beaded jewellery. Her stunning, creative designs are unique. Judy offers a broad range of colours and styles appealing to all ages. Find a special gift for yourself or someone you love at very affordable prices.

Sian’s beautiful patchwork quilts, wall hangings, table runners and patchwork bags are made from 100% cotton with bamboo wadding. Her expertly crafted quilt designs are rich in colour and variety. Sian will present a creative display of “Squedge Ruler Sewing”, a technique of piecing patchwork wedges together to form a square.

The exhibition also includes woodwork pieces by Phillip Harrison.

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Apr
10
to Apr 28

Ocean Deep by Robyn Jackson

"Ocean Deep" by Robyn Jackson 

Open daily from Wednesday 10th April-Sunday 28TH April, 2019. Robyn the silk painter will be on board painting as well as doing some ocean art with the kids.

This exhibition looks at the beauty and fragility of our oceans and pristine beaches. I want to question how we can help preserve our beautiful beaches and sea creatures from the plastic pollution that has affected so many of our sea creatures and birds. 

A dead turtle washed up at Crescent Head Beach as well as "War on Waste "documentaries and articles from our local mag Coastbeat has prompted these questions. It is also an excuse for me to explore the beauty of life under the sea and also our local beaches.

Turtle Dreaming

Turtle Dreaming

In a Seahorses Garden Under the Sea

In a Seahorses Garden Under the Sea

Pandanus at Crescent

Pandanus at Crescent

Heading Home

Heading Home

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Mar
20
to Apr 7

Japanizi Julie Shea and Simon Mark

Exhibition Extended due to cancellation of The Artistic Spectrum

JAPANIZI

Julie Shea and Simon Mark Wed 20 March- 7th April.
Julie and Mark will present an exhibition of paintings and drawings inspired by recent travel in Japan. Simon’s focus is on the isolation of men, his oil paintings imparting a sense of time moving while expressing disassociated lives. Julie’s interest is in animism, her explorations on paper reflecting control and submission interacting in Japanese aesthetics.

The Arrival of the Shinkansen by Simon Mark

The Arrival of the Shinkansen by Simon Mark

Beutaful Japiniz by Julie Shea

Beutaful Japiniz by Julie Shea

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Mar
20
to Mar 31

Exhibition by Julie Shea and Simon Mark

Japanizi

Julie Shea and Simon Mark

   Afternoon Tea with the artists Saturday March 23rd at 2.30 pm

Simon and Julie studied together at COFA in the early 1980’s and recently travelled together in Japan.   The cultural and societal behaviour experienced there has been a source of inspiration to them; its cultural values, expectations and fears can be so similar, yet so different, to our own.  

Simon’s focus is on the isolation of men, his oil paintings imparting a sense of time moving while expressing disassociated lives. 

 Julie’s interest is in animism, her explorations on paper reflecting control and submission interacting in Japanese aesthetics.

Beutaful Japinizi.

Beutaful Japinizi.

Go! Tokyo Catfish

Go! Tokyo Catfish

The Arrival of the Shinkansen

The Arrival of the Shinkansen

The Salaryman on His Way Home on a Cold, Rainy Evening

The Salaryman on His Way Home on a Cold, Rainy Evening

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Mar
6
to Mar 17

2019 International Women's Day Exhibition

International Women’s Day Art Exhibition

7th March-17th March, 2019.

Opening Celebration Friday 8th March from 6 pm.

All welcome for nibbles and drinks.

Catering for the opening will be provided by

Macleay Valley Business Women’s Network.

After the resounding success of IWD Art Exhibition for 2018, Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery will once again be celebrating this important international event. This is a non competitive exhibition open to all Mid North Coast Women celebrating women’s artistic brilliance in art.

The MVCAG Committee invites entries from women working in any medium eg Textiles, Painting, Sculpting, Floral arrangements, Wood/Metal work, Quilting, Ceramics, Jewellery etc

Check out the IWD link and fill in the entry form and tell your friends.

Betty by Chris Wilson 2018

Betty by Chris Wilson 2018

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Feb
26
to Mar 4

Fred Bullen

‘Let Me Take You There’  

Fred’s intention is to present the viewer with paintings which have a wide choice of subjects, one or more of which will take them back to a heartfelt memory or create a desire to be where the painting takes them.

 

There will be a big choice of framed and unframed paintings in many colours, sizes, subjects, and prices.  Fred will be at the gallery on the Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday to meet and greet visitors and to answer any questions they may have about the subject, motivation or technique of any painting.

There will be no official opening, but there will be an opportunity for one lucky viewer to buy their favourite painting at half the listed price.

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Write here…

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Jan
29
to Feb 25

Seven Ways of Seeing, Hastings Artists

SEVEN WAYS OF SEEING

29th January-25th February 2019

HASTINGS ARTISTS

RITA CAROSI

STEWART HAMBRETT

GRAEME COX

JILL CAIRNS

KIM MADDEN

BARBARA ATKINS

BRIAN BARKER

A diverse Exhibition presenting 7 Hastings Valley Award Winning Artists whose works range from Realism to Expressionism through an exploration of media and subject.

Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments on Sunday 3rd February and Sunday 17th February.

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am to 4.00pm

An artist will be available each day to discuss their work practice.

Rita Carosi

Rita Carosi

Barbara Atkinks

Barbara Atkinks

Brian Barker

Brian Barker

Jill Cairns A walk to Arakoon

Jill Cairns A walk to Arakoon

Kim Madden Ferry Ride

Kim Madden Ferry Ride

Stewart Hambrett Home Sweet Home

Stewart Hambrett Home Sweet Home

Graeme Cox

Graeme Cox

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Jan
1
to Jan 28

Exhibition by Gail Sue & Yvonne Kiely

UNLINED

GAIL SUE AND YVONNE KIELY

1st January 2019 to 28th January 2019

Gail and Yvonne have collaborated to bring to you an exhibition of diverse perspectives.

Yvonne’s ethereal flowing seascapes and dreamscapes evoke memories of her Celtic background.

Exquisite tea towels featuring spontaneous ink drawings are also part of Yvonne’s body of work.

Gail’s colourful contemporary street scenes and impressionist abstract paintings differ in style and content, nonetheless complementing and balancing the overall presentation of this unique Exhibition.

Open every day from 10.30 am to 4 pm

About Gail

Gail lives and works from her Studio at Gum Scrub on the beautiful Mid North Coast of Australia, she has been making art for over thirty years, in which time she has exhibited in Australia and the U.S.A. Working mainly in Acrylic and Mixed Mediums these days, she was however trained in a traditional style using oils. She is available to run workshops and welcomes commissions.

Vent by Gail Sue

Vent by Gail Sue

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Yvonne Kiely

Yvonne Kiely

Birds Gail Sue

Birds Gail Sue

Cattai Wetlands - Yvonne Kiely - Mixed Media on canvas - 92x276cm (triptych) $3000.

Cattai Wetlands - Yvonne Kiely - Mixed Media on canvas - 92x276cm (triptych) $3000.

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Dec
18
to Dec 31

Simone Atkins & Jan Levy "Farm Flower and Flies"

Farm Flowers and Flies

Open Wednesday -Sunday 19th - 30th Dec,2018.

Opening : Sunday 23rd Dec after lunch.

-will feature some amazing work by Simone. She manages to catch the essence of her subject matter and manipulate her subject matter into a graphical form with a brilliant choice of colours. Simone chooses subject matter from around her farm to create characterful paintings. Her work will include a mix of new and earlier work.

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Jan Levy who works at Tafe will also be exhibiting.

Jan Levy and Simone Atkins

Jan Levy and Simone Atkins

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Nov
27
to Dec 17

Myffie Coady

PERSPECTIVES

is Myffie’s fourth solo art exhibition at  MVCAG. This exhibition features Myffie’s perspective of our natural world with a variety of landscapes and  animals. Myffie is strongly influenced by her heart and her emotions and this year’s exhibition reflects that emotion and her individual perspective of life

Meet the Artist Sat 1st Dec 2 pm

Beautiful contemporary style country landscapes are a feature of the exhibition as well as her beloved animals.

Reflections of her daily walks and travels come together on canvas- charcoal lines and paint combine to produce  her characteristic energetic and contemporary style of art.

This year  has been very successful with Myffie being awarded four art prizes.

RIVIERE

RIVIERE

EARTH'S TEARS

EARTH'S TEARS

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Nov
13
to Nov 25

Mark Pryor “Epiphany”

“Epiphany” 

Mark Pryor 

 

This is my 5th solo exhibition at the Gladstone gallery. The concept for the exhibition was born out of very early morning contemplation on my verandah, the birth of a new day as the mists rose. While watching the mists clear a new thought arose and it was this: There a deep pervading peace at the core of all things.  It shouts to us in silence and is constant. This thought initiated a personal epiphany and has been a guiding light in my work since.  

The works in this exhibition explores and responds to a vision of underlying peace, rather than representing scenes or subject matter. The works are predominantly water colours and oils with an emphasis on strong vibrant colour and translucency. 

 

 

High Country

High Country

Rebirth 2

Rebirth 2

Mountain Shimmer

Mountain Shimmer

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Oct
30
to Nov 12

Maureen Hales Concept to Canvas

This colorful exhibition by popular Port Macquarie artist Maureen Hales features contemporary as well as more traditional paintings on wrapped canvas as well as limited edition prints. Maureen is well known around the local Artists markets and has recently had her work selected for the Northern Exposures Exhibition.

You will find her in the gallery every day except Sunday 4th November so please pop in for a chat.

Into the Blue

Into the Blue

The Race 2

The Race 2

Esturary

Esturary

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Oct
17
to Oct 28

Elizabeth MacDonald,Karen Pike & Lynden Jacobi Petal & Stone Feather & Bone

Petal & Stone, Feather & Bone 

Elizabeth MacDonald: watercolours

KarenPike: jewellery, ritual objects, drawings

Lynden Jacobi: glass art

open hours: Wed 17 October - Sunday 28 October, 9:30 am - 4 pm

Opening Event: Wed 17 October, 6:30 pm public welcome.

Petal & Stone, Feather & Bone
is the culmination of creative efforts of three friends,
Elizabeth Macdonald, Karen Pike and Lynden Jacobi.
Inspired by nature, all works follow a similar thread of treasures found in the wild.
Elizabeth's intricate flora and fauna studies in watercolour are complemented by the bold, colourful glass works of Lynden. Across Karen's works, her confidence and connection with varied materials unite her unique jewellery, ritual objects and free-spirited sketches.
Together, this exhibition is dynamic, varied and grounded, we invite you to join us to experience it for yourself.

 

Beth MacDonald

Beth MacDonald

Karen Pike

Karen Pike

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Sep
20
to Oct 30

Spring into Art

Spring into Art

Macleay Public Schools  

Kindergarten to Year 12 Exhibition

Celebrating Excellence in the Creative Arts. Featuring outstanding artworks from the talented students of our Macleay Public Schools.

Delivering opportunity, innovation, success and providing an broad range of styles and use of different media.

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Sep
5
to Sep 16

Denise Delaney, Sara Wade and Lesley Rae

Traces In Time
 

Showcases art by three artists, Denise Delaney, Sara Wade and Lesley Rae, who are investigating patterns in the landscape. The art works reflect the ephemera of life cycles and fleeting moments interpreted through a variety of ceramics, collage, printmaking, drawing and paintings.of colour and design.

Opening Celebration: Saturday 8th Sept: 2 pm

Sara Wade Sunday by the Sea

Sara Wade Sunday by the Sea

 Denise Delaney presents delicate and detailed ceramics, intricately woven collages and paintings linked to natural elements. Her surface textures and layering create inspiring tapestries of colour and design.
Sara Wade’s paintings evoke the atmospheric delights of nature through abstracted colour and bold textural line, celebrating the energy and vibrancy of the landscape.
Lesley Rae traces the habitat of foreshores through fine printmaking, collage and drawings. Her works capture the moments and movements of life, sailing the harbour and exploring the coastline.

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Aug
20
4:30 PM16:30

Elizabeth MacDonald and Friends

Petal & Stone, Feather & Bone

Elizabeth MacDonald: watercolours

Karen Pike: jewellery, ritual objects, drawings

Lynden Jacobi: glass art

open hours: Wed 17 October - Sunday 28 October, 9:30 am - 4 pm

opening event: Wed 17 October, 6:30 pm public welcome

Petal & Stone, Feather & Bone is the culmination of creative efforts of three friends, Elizabeth Macdonald, Karen Pike, and Lynden Jacobi. Inspired by nature, all works follow a similar thread of treasures found in the wild.

Elizabeth's intricate flora and fauna studies in watercolour are complemented by the bold, colourful glass works of Lynden. Across Karen's works, her confidence and connection with varied materials unite her unique jewellery, ritual objects and free-spirited sketches. Together, this exhibition is dynamic, varied and grounded -we invite you to join us to experience it for yourself.

 

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Aug
8
to Sep 2

"4 ART" Howard Piggott, Scott Jackson, Louise Keogh & Robyn Jackson combined exhibition.

Four locals artists with four different stories, visions and voices- many focused on the landscape.

Howard Piggott

taught Visual Arts as a Head Teacher for more than thirty years. His two print series “Whose a Pretty Boy?‟ bird series and “Catch and Cook‟ seafood series are a celebration of Australian life; rich in colour, displaying bold flowing line work. Recently Howard has been working on a series called “Out of the Fire‟. These acrylic paintings on canvas and recycled hardwoods are based on the remarkable capacity of Australian plants to propagate and regenerate through cool burns and smoke.

Out of the Fire by Howard Piggott

Out of the Fire by Howard Piggott

Scott Jackson's

work aims to depict the beauty and emotion of the landscape using a range of mediums including acrylic, ink, oil, collage and gold leaf. Many works are deep in texture while also describing the fluidity of the atmosphere and sky. Scott often uses Scraffito to scratch details of trees etc into the thickly layered paint. His work has been described as "capturing the quintessential mood of the Australian landscape."

The Boulders, Trial Bay. by Scott Jackson

The Boulders, Trial Bay. by Scott Jackson

Robyn Jackson's

art explores her connections with the landscape. “It becomes a part of my dreaming and my need to document graphically the beauty of line, shape, rich colour and my feelings for the land”. Her art is intuitive where colours often flow one to the next with a story or mood of their own. When asked what inspires her work Robyn says “The beach, it's in my blood. It is my solace, my joy, my meditation and my direction. My garden is a continuing source of delight and my travels are also an inspiration." This body of work explores my connection with the landscape both locally and from our travels around Australia”. Once again brilliant colours feature in her works on silk and canvas.

Rocky Shores by Robyn Jackson

Rocky Shores by Robyn Jackson

Loiuse Keough

“Making art images enhances my daily sensory experience, catching a night sky, watching the changing light, finding an ever deeper appreciation of the coastal beauty right outside my door. What impresses me is the deep beauty of the natural world. The people in my landscapes are small but important, seen as shadows or details in a much larger fabric which sustains us. I mainly explore digital image making, transforming my photographs into the images I can imagine in my mind. After so many years of teaching art to others, exploring their talents and ideas, I have now been interested to find out what I make. My work has surprised me, yet it is reminiscent of Chinese Landscape styles. I hope you like my images. I feel connected to them. I hope you find a sense of connection as well and enjoy the ideas they might inspire”.

As the Night Draws Near by Louise Keough

As the Night Draws Near by Louise Keough

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Movember in July
Jul
26
to Aug 5

Movember in July

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 Celebrating Men in Art

Opening Celebration Thursday 26th July from 6pm. All welcome.

What a great opening night. Mid North Coast men have wowed us with their creativity and  talent. The exhibition features a wide range of mediums with giant sculptures, ceramics, woodwork, beautiful furniture and of course paintings and photography. Over thirty  artists and  eighty eight artworks are featured.

This exhibition is well worth a visit.The Movember Foundation works to address some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention. So the Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery is donating entry fees ($10 for 3 artworks) to this worthy cause.
Really it’s also an excuse to celebrate men’s talents in art. .

 

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Jul
10
to Jul 22

"Eclectic" Open Tuesday-Sunday

"Eclectic” at Gladstone

Meet the artists on Saturday the 14th of July from

5 pm – 7 pm.

 A very diverse group of artists gather to celebrate their differences in this exhibition.

Their work ranges from unique ceramics by Sally Hook, the contemporary, abstract paintings of Carol Knight and Sara Wade, to “Ships of the Way” by Sue Gorrell, made from found objects including those taken from musical instruments, with Gethin Coles’ beautiful photographs of the Far North Coast, sculpture and figurative art from Adrienne Hmelnitski and paintings and drawings from Pete Gailey and Chris Wilson.

"Betty." Chris Wilson

"Betty." Chris Wilson

Adrienne Hmelnitsky- Ink & Wash

Adrienne Hmelnitsky- Ink & Wash

Sara Wade Sunday by the Sea

Sara Wade Sunday by the Sea

Sue Gorrell  "Ship of the Way"

Sue Gorrell  "Ship of the Way"

Pete Galley

Pete Galley

Gethin Coles

Gethin Coles

Carol Knight

Carol Knight

The Spiv His Wife on a Day at the Races -by Sally Hook

The Spiv His Wife on a Day at the Races -by Sally Hook

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Jun
19
to Jul 2

Fred Bullen & Simone Atkins "My Art- Your Heart"

Fred Bullen 

Award winning artist Fred Bullen moved from traditional landscapes on canvas  to large  abstract works, often with. unusual techniques, materials and very heavily textured surfaces.   Fred’s inspiration comes from the local bush and beach which are reproduced in one of many styles such as ‘abstract realism’, ‘3D’ or in a more traditional style.If you would like to see more of his artworks at his studio in Tallwoods, give him a call on 0414 839 550 or email at  talina8@bigpond.com  

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Fred Bullen

Fred Bullen

Talented award winning artist Simone Atkins features vibrant, colourful, contemporary artworks for sale.

 

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Jun
5
to Jun 17

Denise Mc Dermott, Janie News, Pamela Hudson and Mike Kane

  4SIGHT ART EXHIBITION

The 4Sight Exhibition features four photographers with very different approaches to their art. Ranging from traditional photographs through to digital art, this exhibition explores ideas and concepts that start with a photographic image. The four photographers express themselves in different ways from each other but are united in their passion for photography.

Photographic artist Denise McDermott is passionate about photography and she delights in taking it beyond the usual, often into the surreal. If not exploring fantasy worlds, Denise likes to show aspects of the natural world which go unnoticed.

Digital artist Pamela Hudson is enjoying the freedom of expression that comes with the transformation of conventional digital photographic images into a creative art form.   

Janie News "What comes out of my camera is just the start of the journey; I then explore creative possibilities far beyond what I saw in my viewfinder."  The result can be a painterly style abstract or a surreal scene from my imagination.

Professional photographer and photographic artist Mike Kane says "photography is his life." When not teaching or mentoring other photographers, Mike enjoys creating works of art to push his photographs beyond the ordinary.

The 4Sight Exhibition opens on Thursday June 7 and runs until Sunday June 18. The official opening is at 2pm on Saturday June 9 and will be an opportunity to meet all 4 artists and talk to them about their work. Please come along and explore photographic works with a difference.

 

Denise McDermont

Denise McDermont

Mike Kane- The Reader

Mike Kane- The Reader

Pam Hudson-Infinity3

Pam Hudson-Infinity3

Janie News-Shelly Blue

Janie News-Shelly Blue

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May
8
to May 27

Judy Van Raak & Sian Roberts

Two Crafty Ladies ‘Dreaming’

Jewelery by Judy Van Raak

Jewelery by Judy Van Raak

Judy and Sian are delighted to be once again, showcasing their unique and creative range of bead work and quilting.

Judy Van Raak

Judy Van Raak has over ten years experience with bead work and she has been teaching beading classes with U3A for many years.

Her hand crafted, individual pieces are beautiful and elegant works of wearable art.

Sian Roberts

Sian has been quilting for many years and enjoys a challenge, particularly Foundation Piecing. Sian likes to use bold and bright colours but is also happy with indigo and cream combinations.

 

Talented Quilter Sian Roberts

Talented Quilter Sian Roberts

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Apr
4
to May 6

Colleen Palmer and Jane Wright

"Anything Goes" What a brilliant combination of award winning artists!
Colleen diversely works in pen, pencil, pastels, acrylics, watercolour and mixed media. She actively seeks to create art that will stir the viewers heart and inspire hope, peace and joy and bringing a sense of wellness.
Jane expresses joy in the world around her through acrylic and mixed media art works." Jane adores colour, texture and vibrant colour, with flowers featuring in many of paintings.

By Colleen Palmer

By Colleen Palmer

By Jane Wright

By Jane Wright

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