Three new exhibitions at Gosford Regional Gallery

Three new art exhibitions

Three new exhibitions, ‘Jimmy Pike’s Artlines’, ‘Reconciliation’ and ‘Lake Eye Revisited’, have opened at Gosford Regional Gallery.

Until Sunday, July 13,visitors to the Gallery will get the opportunity to view Jimmy Pike’s Artlines: You Call it Desert, We Used to Live There. Created between 1990and 2000, the selection of vibrant, felt-tip pen drawings depict the Great Sandy Desert of Western Australia and draw on the artist’s experiences living in the desert as a crème boy. Gosford Council’s manager arts and entertainment Mr Chris King said that the exhibition offered a rare glimpse into the life of one of Australia’s most important Aboriginal artists.

“These drawings were created in Wholesale Miami Dolphins Jerseys the open air at Pike’s isolated camp and at his last home in Broome, and have not previously been exhibited. “ It’s a rare wholesale NBA jerseys treat for the public to see them and we are pleased to be able to give SPAMWORKSクラウド、サービスご提供開始 visitors that opportunity at Gosford Regional Gallery,” Mr King Transsexuele said. In conjunction with NSW Fair Trading, the wholesale jerseys Gallery is hosting the annual Reconciliation Art Competition.

Artworks from the competition will also be shown at the Gallery until July 13.Mr King said that the exhibition was system a great opportunity for local indigenous and nonindigenous Australians to exhibit their work. “There is a total prize value of $12,500 awarded across a number of categories, and the competition offers a practical and positive way for us to support reconciliation within the community,” Mr King said.

Until June 13, visitors to the Gallery will also be able to view Colleen O’Keeffe’s Lake Can Eyre Revisited. The artworks were inspired by the artist’s preoccupation with the natural landscape of Lake Eyre after she spent time there in 2011.Gosford Regional Gallery is open to the public from10am to 4pm and admission is free.

 

Media release,
14 May 2014
Gosford Council media

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