Marina Strocchi

b. 1961

Alice Springs based painter and printmaker Marina Strocchi’s works incorporate the dynamic ‘Roar’ collective aesthetic, indigenous landscape influences and rural Australian narratives. Strocchi was the founding co-ordinator of the Ikuntji Art Centre from 1992 to 1997 and has also mentored at art centres in the Northern Territory. She has held 25 solo exhibitions throughout Australia and also in the United States. In 2010 Strocchi was a finalist in the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Strocchi is represented in the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria as well as Artbank and several regional collections. In 2019 she was awarded a $50,000 Northern Territory Arts Fellowship, which enabled her to undertake a sustained period of professional development in New York.

Photograph by Sandra Geroux

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In Blog

Marina Strocchi ‘New York New Work’ at Araluen Arts Centre

Image above: Marina Strocchi  Manhattan III  2019  gouache and acrylic on paper   New York New Work is the outcome of Marina Strocchi’s time …

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National Works on Paper – Finalists Announced

Image above: Martin King  unnatural history  N.D  graphite on drafting film, watercolour on paper  125cm x 185cm Congratulations to David Frazer, Winsome Jobling, …

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Marina Strocchi: Finalist in The Alice Prize 2020

Congratulations to Marina Strocchi who has been selected as a finalist in The Alice Prize 2020. The Alice Prize is …

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John Wolseley – The National 2021: New Australian Art at MCA

John Wolseley is included in the current exhibition, The National 2021, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. The …

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Still Life – Lewis Miller

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Maribyrnong Commission

Installation is currently underway of a major commission by Geoffrey Barlett for the Maribyrnong River. Geoffrey shares with us his …

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Cameron Hayes – Artist Profile

Image above: Cameron Hayes  In the South Pole the explorers were so afraid of not having enough food for winter …

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Cameron Hayes’ Paintings Speak of Human Frailty and Insecurity

Image above: Cameron Hayes  She died in the child welfare tribunal, he died in an adult bookshop  2020-21  oil on …

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Andrew Antoniou – Interview with Richard Morecroft – ‘Theatre of Dreams’ April 2021

Above image: Andrew Antoniou in his studio Richard Morecroft recently met with celebrated artist Andrew Antoniou, to talk about his …

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Pressing Matters Magazine – Danielle Creenaune

Cover image courtesy of Pressing Matters Magazine Danielle Creenaune has recently been featured in the print making magazine, Pressing Matters, …

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HOLDING GROUND #savearthursseat

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S.H. Ervin – Tree of Life: a testament to endurance

Above Image: Mary Tonkin, ‘Madre, Kalorama’, 2008, oil on linen, 244 x 508 cm.   Australian Galleries Artists G.W. BOT, …

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Winsome Jobling – Artist Feature

Image above: Winsome Jobling  Listen  2021  handmade papers with ochres and stitching  55 cm x 48 cm Darwin-based artist Winsome …

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