Melbourne, 11 Jul 2017 — 30 Jul 2017

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One’s Own Work - Christine Wrest-Smith

Over the past three years, Wrest-Smith has been creating a series of large scale portraits of Australian artists. Wrest-Smith paints her sitters predominantly from life, capturing much about the artist’s inner world by incorporating elements of her subjects’ own artistic style and inspiration into her work. The unique characteristics of each sitter are masterfully rendered in oil paint; the sensitive portrayal of individuality, strength and fragility are testament to the artist’s close and perceptive observation.

Christine Wrest-Smith
Painter and draughtsman Christine Wrest-Smith studied at Monash University, with a semester at the Prato, …
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In conversation with Christine Wrest-Smith

Birds and nests are a central theme in your work. Could you tell us a bit about what draws you …

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‘A Painted Landscape’ Book Launch and Exhibition

Just as Dorothea Mackellar’s words have a knack for swelling the metaphorical chest of many Australians with the evocative descriptions …

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Graeme Drendel ‘Confessions’ – Tweed Regional Gallery

Graeme Drendel’s skilfully executed works appear to be driven by narratives – though it is not necessarily clear what these …

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Rona Green ‘In Fine Fettle’ – Solander Gallery, New Zealand

Rona Green  In Fine Fettle opens Wednesday 17 October from 5.30pm to 7pm at Solander Gallery, 218 Willis Street, Wellington, …

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