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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stockroom exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery and Mixed Media work of Ness Alexandra.

Stockroom exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery and Mixed Media work of Ness Alexandra.

Paintings, drawings and collages. Ness Alexandra’s art practice is an exploration of the female psyche. Part of that exploration has seen her focus on domestic objects, creating a collection of Still Life’s that describe the interior of a woman’s world.
With this current exhibition, SHE IS…, Alexandra is delving into the realm of female expectations of body shape; commenting on the pressure mass media and the beauty industry places on women today. She has created body shapes that combine flat collages of magazine advertising with textural paint; over-laid nude paintings with dress patterns; and moulded beauty products with plaster to form bronzed mirrors.
With this exhibition, Alexandra is pushing the boundaries of how women are expected to conform to body image. She also produces beautiful still life’s and classic ink drawings that touch on her own psyche – one of discontent…
“We need our discontent in order to feel and enjoy our desire, and if events do not conspire to make us feel dissatisfied, we will arrange our own privations.” 

Stockroom Selection Exhibition 

From August this year Cambridge Studio Gallery is starting the first of our new stockroom exhibitions. We have selected works from artists that have had a history with the gallery as well as promoting some interesting new artists. There will be an eclectic selection of paintings, sculpture, jewellery and a few surprises!

While the gallery’s business model still represents artists by providing space for their exhibitions, we will be value adding to the viewer experience by dedicating the upstairs gallery space to the Stockroom Selection. Works will be displayed in a less formal “salon-hang” that allows clients to purchase and take home works on the day.

For further information

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Congratulations to Cambridge for their first stockroom exhibition and best wishes to Ness for her upcoming solo exhibition.

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Congratulations Anne Warren for being selected to exhibit at The M Collection Art Award.

Congratulations Anne Warren for being selected to exhibit at The M Collection Art Award.

The MCOLLECTION Art Award is a competition created and independently run by The MCollection, a Melbourne based, contemporary Australian Art Collective.

The aim of the MCollection Award is to encourage unrepresented Victorian artists and support the

Melbourne art community.

The award consists of a $7,000 cash prize, for the winning entrant and an art supplies

incentive for runner up.

Congratulations to Anne for being shortlisted for her piece Totem Poles – The things that spoke.

6 for M collection small Totem tower and eyes

Congratulations Beryl for being selected as a finalist in Chapel on Station Gallery ‘Religious Art Prize’.

Congratulations Beryl for being selected as a finalist in Chapel on Station Gallery ‘Religious Art Prize’.

The theme for the Religious Art Prize was ‘through a glass dimly’ The exhibition is on at Chapel on Station Gallery in Box Hill until 17 th September.  

Beryls selected

 

The name of the oil painting is ‘Longing’ and here is a short statement by the artist Beryl White:

This painting explores something of the mystery of the spiritual journey that is life. The shifting planes reflect our partial vision as we move forward, drawn to seek the God who calls us to himself