Summer Projects VI
10 February - 24 February
Group Exhibition – Summer Projects VI
Boom’s annual group exhibition featuring a range of represented and new artists to the gallery, showcasing fresh work made over the summer months.
Elizabeth Barnett’s creative practice encompasses painting, printmaking and illustration. Elizabeth’s work documents her surroundings, often depicting intimate domestic spaces filled with exotic and interesting plants, colour, treasured objects and furniture, seasonal still life compositions and landscapes.
“With these latest works I sought to encapsulate what summer means to me, with a palette of bright hues; flowers harvested from our summer garden, arranged in handmade pottery vessels atop the colourful shapes and forms of stacked books and textile patterns, pared-back still-lifes, interior sanctuaries from the heat of the season.”
Ingrid Daniell lives on the Surf Coast, where the land and seascapes that surround her inspire her work. Places that are close to her life and experiences are never far from her paintings – the rugged Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road; remote Australia and its many national parks; the vast Australian coastlines and desert camps. “My latest work for Summer Projects IV titledSpace, Heart, Time is an immediate and instinctive body of work that captures the atmosphere and experience from my recent travels over on the Western Australian ancient Ningaloo Reef desert coast. Painted plein air and on location from our desert camp at Red Bluff, I was drawn to the extensive dune system on the edge of the Ningaloo Reef that took my breath away. The vastness of sand dunes seeped in deep time; full of subtle shades and shifts with an incredible rose peach hue; evidence of the deep red ochre traveled through time.”
Tiel Seivl-Keevers is a painter with a background in design and illustration. In recent months, Tiel has been exploring concepts of memory and impermanence in relation to specific topographical journeys. The works for this show are specific to an area in Northern NSW and South East Queensland. She is based in Brisbane and frequently visits Pottsville where the shoreline directly influences her work. Tiel manipulates surfaces by adding and removing marks to reflect seasonal and cyclical changes. She focusses on the landscapes’ details, focussing on intricacies that can only be seen by emerging herself into an area and then trying to capture the essence and mood of being within a place whilst appreciating the constant impermanence of life.
“My work expresses the ideas and experiences which accompany my explorations of the natural world. Solitary rambles offer the opportunity for quiet observation and the chance to respond to feeling, senses, light, movement, place and existence. The combination of oils and charcoal in my work provides both a gritty, textural surface and a distilled, glaze of subtle, glowing colour, grazed or interrupted by a line or smudge of charcoal that suggests form.”
Geelong born, Melbourne based Belinda Wiltshire is a visual artist working predominately as a figurative oil painter. Within her more recent works the artist utilises both non-objective abstract and finely detailed figurative elements. Combining these opposing painting styles brings to the surface her unique culmination of visual rhythm. Belinda draws on her natural curiosity for the vastness of the known and unknown universe through suspending her figures in untethered perspectives amidst abstract plains, and moving her compositions abruptly between moments of calm and flurries of ferocity.
Opening Celebrations Saturday 2nd February 2pm – 4pm
Exhibition runs 31 January – 24 February
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