Lyrical painter are inspired by the natural environment, from the Victorian coastline all the way to the Western Desert.
Embracing sculpture, installation, photography and printmaking, Carmel Wallace’s artwork explores connection to place in the context of environmental awareness and ethics.
From his mud brick studio in the middle of the central Victoria forest, Philip Adams has been creating amazing artworks that capture the Australian landscape environment in all its forms.
Formally trained at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver, Canada, Ashika was awarded a “Special Talent Visa” in 1999 that enabled him to further his career as a stone sculptor in Melbourne, Australia.
Rebekah chooses nature as her subject as she feels it provides a counterpoint that resonates in us; a contrapuntal magic flow occurs in views from a distance and in vestiges from walks up close.
Drawing on a heritage of Surrealism and figurative expressionism my work explores personal and broader issues. The images are in one way or another a comment on the human condition.
Robert Ashtons work embraces an interaction between light and space, between control and chance, always looking for the place where the literal meets the abstract. His photographic mediums range from digital to large format.
Motivated by a long and passionate relationship with clay and creativity. I hope to be the conduit to share this, with the viewer. The way I approach, use and fire clay as the medium for this communication.
Andrew Bains has gained considerable international recognition for his trade mark surreal installations & inspired paintings. A finalist in over 20 art prizes, most notably three times in the Doug Moran National Portrait prize.
The essence of Rimona's art is the colour, the textures, the compositions, the flowing rythm and sensuality, the touch of whimsy, the sheer joy and celebration of life combined with the vague feeling of threat , often hidden and covert.
Richard is not afraid to follow his instinct, to take risks with paint and medium, leaving traces of layers and remnants of marks to describe a romantic connection to the ocean, rivers and sky of the Victorian south west coast.
Arguably Australia’s foremost living force in the world of Surrealism. Embracing societal scars and whims of fantasy, rampant and verdant nature and the flames of the apocalypse, James Davis takes no prisoners with his paintings.
A Melbourne based practicing artist since the early 1990s, Sophia Szilagyi works predominantly in digital printmaking. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, including a sellout show at James Makin Gallery.
After the last 30 years Graeme Altmann now has his own studio and gallery in Melbourne. His work continues to be inspired by the back roads of the Western District and the obscure narrative of the Southern coastline.
Sisca Verwoert's paintings bring elements of the Otway Ranges with a heightened colour palette and simplification of landmass, vegetation and ocean that presents the atmospheric buzz of a region that is close to our hearts.