Melbourne, 10 Aug 2017 — 27 Aug 2017

35 Derby Street [PO Box 1183], Collingwood 3066

By a thousand cuts
- Glenda Orr

Glenda Orr’s first exhibition with Australian Galleries showcases the artist’s immense technical skill, her strong social consciousness and deep reverence for the natural world. Orr’s major current concern is the threat from coal mining to the Bimblebox Nature Refuge in the central Queensland Galilee basin.

This exhibition presents two major series of works; the Bimblebox Skymap series of etchings with blind embossing and paintings in sap, and a series of constructed axe-based landscapes which involve repeated bleed print etchings, including the monumental six metre long Monoculture and Offsetting suites of etchings.

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Glenda Orr’s art primarily focuses on critically engaging with issues and concepts of biological diversity, …
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Glenda Orr – Artist Feature

As Melbourne re-enters a second phase of lockdown, we touch base with Queensland-based printmaker Glenda Orr who reflects upon her …

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Finalists in the 2020 Libris Awards

Congratulations to our artists Dianne Fogwell, Jazmina Cininas, Martin King & Glenda Orr who have been selected as finalists in …

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Burnie Print Prize – 2019 Finalists

Above: David Frazer, The tangled wood (composition I), 2018, etching 80 x 120 cm Congratulations to our artists who have been …

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Dianne Fogwell: In Conversation with the Artist

Dianne Fogwell has been an exhibiting artist since 1979, and is one of the most respected printmakers and artists’ book …

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Rona Green: Just Hanging Around

Image above: Rona Green  Pascal  2017  hand coloured linocut  57 x 57 cm Rona Green is renowned for her strikingly …

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Lorne Sculpture Biennale: Cocktail Party & Fine Art Auction

Image above: Terry Matassoni  What took you so long  2001  lithograph  16 x 21 cm In late January 2021, Lorne …

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Belynda Henry – Arts-Matter Interview

Arts-Matter recently hosted an evening at Australian Galleries to celebrate the opening of Belynda Henry’s current solo exhibition, “To Paint …

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Nick Howson – Melbourne bollards

Nick Howson, renowned for his murals on the streets of Richmond, has recently taken to spray painting the bollards in …

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‘First Light: the art of Peter Kingston’ – S.H Ervin Gallery

Image: Peter Kingston, Lady Herron II (2014), oil on canvas, 111 x 141cm First Light: the art of Peter Kingston …

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National Gallery of Australia – Mandy Martin acquisition

Congratulations to Mandy Martin’s whose powerful and large-scale painting Wanderers in the Desert of the Real: Wallerawang Powerstation has recently …

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Peter Wegner – Before Hand – The private life of a portrait

This wonderful portrait of Professor Graeme Clark by Peter Wegner is now showing in the exhibition Before Hand – The private …

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Jimmy Rix – Parliament House Art Collection acquisition

Jimmy Rix  A Symbiotic Relationship  2018  cast bronze with steel base  47 x 62 x 26 cm  edition 9/9 Congratulations …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Finalist in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, SAM

Images: Beetles, bugs and butterflies, charcoal, paper, timber, glass, 7 domes, dimensions variable Jennifer Keeler-Milne’s beautiful work comprised of double …

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