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Category Archives: 2017

On Point
13th – 30th September 2017

On Point - 7 Artists - On Point: Jessica Calderwood, Denis Clarke, David Collins, Shaelene Murray, Margarita Sampson, Spalding, Nicole Taubinger. On point: "Excellent, bold, right on, accurate, appropriate. Having a direct application to the case or topic under consideration; apposite, relevant. [from 20th c.] " - source "Wiktionary" Our latest exhibition "On Point" presents…
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Jessica Calderwood
13th September – 30th September 2017

"My most recent series combines flower/botanical forms with fragments of the human body in order to address issues surrounding gender, domesticity, and identity. Inspired by a life lived in suburbia, I created these works to be intentionally humorous and ironic. These anthropomorphic beings are at once, powerful and powerless, beautiful and absurd, inflated, and amputated."…
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Rachel Timmins
Unexpected Companion
4th – 28th October 2017

Metamorphosis and mutants, recovering value in the devalued, and finding comfort through building a place to belong are concepts that are prominently featured in my wearable work and in how I choose to live my life. Many of my works include soft textures and vibrant color. These are powerful ways of creating a spectacle, allowing…
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Zoe Brand
Break It To Me Gently
4th – 28th October 2017

[caption id="attachment_9073" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Zoe Brand, Break it to me gently, worn photo Andy Mullens[/caption] Brand often draws from her own life for inspiration; she presents her work from an everyman perspective. Using everyday phrases and materials that become ambiguous in meaning when the context of display changes from wall to body, and back again.…
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