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LORI PENSINI WINS KILGOUR PRIZE

  We are very excited to announce that LORI PENSINI has won the $50,000 Kilgour Prize.  Curated and hosted by Newcastle Art Gallery, the Kilgour is an annual art prize for figurative and portrait painting, and is regarded as one of the most prestigious art prizes in…

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NAIDOC WEEK WITH CLINTON NAINA

Gallerysmith is delighted to celebrate NAIDOC week. We acknowledge the important role first nation artists have in highlighting stories about our country, and are thrilled to share some insights into Gallerysmith artist, Clinton Naina's fascinating studio practice and achievements as we highlight and…

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LEE SALOMONE JOINS GALLERYSMITH

Gallerysmith is delighted to announce that we now represent contemporary artist Lee Salomone. Artist Lee Salomone graduated from the South Australian School of Art in 1991. He works in a range of media – including installation, photography, sculpture and works…

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WILMA TABACCO IN IL GLOBO

Gallerysmith's Wilma Tabacco has a dynamic profile featured in Il Globo 'In conversation with... Italo-Australian artist Wilma Tabacco'.  Discover insights into Tabacco's heritage, influences and her love of colour. You can read the piece by Benedetta Ferrara and Laura Egan…

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LORI PENSINI ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

Lori Pensini’s painting practice reflects the experience of living on pastoral land in remote Western Australia. Born in 1970 in Narrogin WA, Lori spent her early adult life on the cattle station of her husband’s family in the Pilbara. She has…

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DENA KAHAN ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

Dena Kahan’s painting practice aims to subvert our natural inclination for order and perfection. Using museum collections as subject matter for still life painting, such as the world famous collection of glass botanical specimens in the Harvard Museum of Natural History,…

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EVA FERNANDEZ ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

Eva Fernandez‘ practice is essentially concerned with the space which she inhabits in the context of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism. Born in Toronto, Canada and living in Perth, Western Australia, Ferndandez investigates her own pluralistic identity in…

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VISIT OUR ON-SCREEN WALK THROUGH

Last month we received a generous grant from City of Melbourne to purchase a 3D virtual camera from the USA. Our new camera will allow us to develop on-screen walk-through experiences of the gallery. This means we can deliver full…

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Fiona Hiscock, In Her Studio, 2020

FIONA HISCOCK ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

Fiona Hiscock’s practice emerges from a long historical tradition of utilitarian ceramics which use nature for decorative inspiration. Oversized, hand-built vases, pitchers, bowls and wall discs provide a canvas upon which the artist depicts the life cycle of botanical specimens, insects and…

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BELINDA FOX FEATURES ON PODCAST

Tune in to the engaging podcast Talking with Painters by Maria Stoljar to hear Belinda Fox talk about her career as an artist, life in the Hague and her Gallerysmith exhibition, Fragment(ed). This 45 minute podcast interview charts Fox's early…

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WALDEMAR KOLBUSZ ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

With a practice that alternates between abstract and more figurative painting, Waldemar Kolbusz’ works come naturally charged with a high energy. His large brightly coloured canvases pulsate and move, allowing a rich engagement with the works. He has always worked in a fluid…

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CATHERINE NELSON ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

CATHERINE NELSON was born in Sydney and studied painting at the College of Fine Art, graduating in 1996. Shortly after, she commenced  a career in film and digital media creating special effects for films such as Moulin Rouge and Harry Potter. ​ In 2008 Catherine returned to own photographic…

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KATE BALLIS ARTIST PROFILE + Q&A

Kate Ballis is a Melbourne-based photographic artist whose work explores the theme of seeing the unseen. Her colour-drenched artworks employ infra-red technology to isolate particular hues within the spectrum to create images with a unique palette and otherworldly feel. In doing so,…

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ANDREW SEWARD IN TWO ART PRIZES

We are excited to announce that Andrew Seward has been pre-selected for the 2019 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing. The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country. The Exhibition…

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IAN FRIEND IN COME CLOSE AT USC

Taking its title from the poetry of Sappho, Come Close is a group exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery featuring the work of Leonard Brown, Christian Flynn, Ian Friend, Gordon Shepherdson, Amber Wallis and Judith Wright. Placed…

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JUNKO GO IN GLOVER ART PRIZE

It is with great delight that we announce Junko Go as a finalist for the John Glover Art Prize. Celebrating the legacy of the 19th century painter, the Glover Prize is one of Australia's most significant awards for landscape painting. The…

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Belinda Fox in Watercolour Award

Splash – Contemporary Watercolour Award has been established to showcase Australian Artists who work with the watercolour medium. The $30,000 acquisitive award has been supported by the Fornari Bequest. It is with great pleasure to announce Belinda Fox's nomination with…

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Kirrily Hammond, After Blanchet. Merriwee House. Templeton Architecture. Benjamin Hosking Photography

Subtle tones in Merriwee House

We had the privilege of working with Templeton Architecture on a recent project in Toorak. Templeton's work has a strong focus on proportion, light, colour and surface to create beautifully resolved design outcomes. The interiors in Merriwee House incorporated paintings…

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SUE LOVEGROVE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Sue Lovegrove was highly commended in the Hadley's art prize today. The Hadley Prize celebrates painting, printmaking and drawing of the landscape and is one of Australia's newest and richest art awards, with the winning artist receiving $100,000. Sue's miniature…

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