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Passages to Perception Exhibition

By 29 March 2011

[ 2 April 2011 to 17 April 2011. ] This exhibition at M16 Artspace is outstanding for its luminous colour.

It presents experiments by the artists in expressing the landscapes of south eastern NSW – principally Charlotte Pass, Rosedale Beach and Murramarang National Park.

Ross Andrews shows how varied and experimental watercolour can be. There are au premier coup, single, fast-paced attacks that execute the painting all at once. And there are systematic layers of foreground detail flooded into tiny peaks and contours of rock-like texture that can be enjoyed as infinitesimal micro-landscapes, in compositions that draw the eye toward the mid-picture colours.

Rick Cochrane borrows the gorgeous palette of Gustav Klimt to explore the colours of the Rosedale coastline and the Snowy Mountains. He finds genius loci of the landscape often takes over, making him a medium for its expression, via the sensuous qualities of his oil paint.

The Shire Paintings: Wee Raa Waa and Beyond

By 5 September 2008
The Shire Paintings: Wee Raa Waa and Beyond

[ 6 September 2008 at 2:00 pm; ]

Now showing at the Collector Gallery in Collector village, NSW.

Acrylics, Conte, ink and brush. Landscape painter Ross Andrews re-imagines what a ‘shire’ is (breaking down artificial government boundaries). His works celebrate Wee Raa Waa and other ‘painters’ shires’ across South East Australia.

All welcome to opening from 2pm Saturday 6 September – runs till [...]

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