Melbourne, 7 Jun 2022 — 25 Jun 2022

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Covid Madness
- Glenn Morgan

Glenn Morgan’s instantly recognisable mixed media works exude a whimsical, cartoon-like quality that belies the often serious political and social message within. A passionate advocate for social justice, his integrity, sense of humour and masterful skill as a storyteller are always present in his works.

The raw honesty and openness in his vibrant sculptures immediately engage the viewer, drawing us in for a closer look and asking us to consider our response to the unabashed opinions expressed within the work.

Glenn Morgan’s latest body of work; Covid Madness, offers a very personal and poignant response to the tumultuous events of the past few years. As always, Morgan’s passionate messages are conveyed with humour, whimsy and profound emotion.

‘This body of work is mainly inspired by the chaotic images of the appalling behaviour of the so called ‘freedom marchers’ that were beamed into our homes on TV. I just couldn’t believe people could behave so badly. Images appeared of police horses being punched and struck with flag poles, dogs being kicked, people being punched, reporters and tv crews attacked, nurses harassed and abused not to mention the disrespectful behaviour at the Shrine of remembrance.

All for what? Sorry, I just don’t get it.

We also had reports of many people giving up their careers because they refused to get vaccinated. Sorry, I still don’t get it.

The past couple of years have been difficult, but have supplied me with a lot of source material to make images from.’

Glenn Morgan, 2022

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2022 Salon des Refusés – Selection announced

Congratulations to Graeme Drendel, Michelle Hiscock, Martin King, Glenn Morgan, Mary Tonkin and Christine Wrest-Smith who are included in the …

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Glenn Morgan – 67th Blake Prize Finalist

Image: Glenn Morgan  High Rise Towers  2021  acrylic on board  236 x 93 cm Congratulations to Glenn Morgan who has …

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Glenn Morgan and Jenny Rodgerson – Finalists in the 2021 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

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Maryanne Coutts – Morocco Painting Tour

Above image: Indian Sketchbook 1  watercolour and gouache  70 x 30 cm   Dr. Maryanne Coutts will share her experience in …

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Michael Snape – St. Andrews College Commission

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Maryanne Coutts and Terry Matassoni Finalists in The 2022 Paul Guest Prize

Above image: Terry Matassoni  Lockdown  2021-22  pencil on paper  76 x 102 cm     Congratulations to Maryanne Coutts and …

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Camie Lyons Sculpture in The Langham, Gold Coast

Above Image: Camie Lyons  ‘Path of a Meandering Soul’  bronze  2021  700 cm x 300 cm   The Langham, Gold …

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Jenny Rodgerson and Christine Wrest-Smith – Finalists in the Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize 2022

Jenny Rodgerson  Self portrait  2022  oil on linen   Congratulations to Jenny Rodgerson and Christine Wrest-Smith who have been selected …

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Peter Wegner – The Centenarians, Benalla Art Gallery

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Glenn Morgan and Jenny Rodgerson – Finalists in the Darling Portrait Prize 2022.

Jenny Rodgerson  Vegan in a leather coat  2022  oil on linen Congratulations to Glenn Morgan and Jenny Rodgerson, who have …

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Janet Luxton – Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize People’s Choice Award Winner

Above image: Janet Luxton On Mount Olympus 2022  oil on Belgian linen  150 x 130 cm Congratulations to Janet Luxton …

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Sue Anderson ‘Keep awesome’ Exhibition at Brimbank Community and Civic Centre Gallery

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