Gathering
- Kyoko Imazu

Australian Galleries is proud to present a collection of ceramics by Kyoko Imazu.

Having moved to Australia as a young adult, Imazu draws upon her nostalgic view of childhood in Japan, a reflection that is intrinsic to the narrative of each work. She fondly recreates idyllic memories of vast rice paddocks, natural growth, vibrant colours and tiny creatures. Animals are a recurring theme throughout Japanese and Australian mythologies and Imazu’s practice is heavily influenced by this common folklore. Through her distinctive work she explores her relationship with memory and the natural world.

Kyoko Imazu mesmerises viewers with her fantastical mind, bringing her unique fairy tales, critters and characters to life. Tiny creatures crawl out of Imazu’s imagination and into the hearts of her audience.

Kyoko Imazu
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Kyoko Imazu – ‘Hiding Spots’ in the making

In anticipation of Kyoko Imazu’s upcoming exhibition Hiding Spots, we are excited to share with you these delightful studio images. …

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Kyoko Imazu – Mayflies & Stars

In her new exhibition, Mayflies & Stars, Kyoko Imazu offers a glimpse into the magical hidden worlds of some of …

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Entrancing Others: A Group Exhibition – Gippsland Art Gallery

Image above: G.W. Bot  Other glyphs  2020  linocut 38 x 38 cm – Photography courtesy of Tim Gresham Sue Anderson, …

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Greg Johns – ‘Work of the Week’ at the New Art Centre, England

Image above: Greg Johns  Transfigure  2006  Corten steel  edition 5  240 x 57 x 40 cm Sculptor, Greg Johns’ work, …

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Raymond Arnold – Finalist in the 2022 John Leslie Art Prize

Image above: Raymond Arnold  To see the bones and the tombstone at once / Huon pine  2022  oil on canvas  …

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Sue Anderson, Ron Robertson-Swann and Ayako Saito – 2022 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award Finalists

Image above: Ayako Saito  Artemis Bow  2021  steel, painted  29 x 51 x 37 cm Congratulations to Sue Anderson, Ron …

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Martin King – Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize touring exhibition

Image above: Martin King  tree of life, unsuccessful species  2021  etching, dry point, chine colle and hand colouring  edition 3  168 …

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Graeme Peebles – Groep van Roey Print Commission

Image above: The two intaglio plates Graeme has been working on for the print commission Congratulations to Graeme Peebles who …

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Mary Tonkin – Winner of the 2022 Salon des Refusés People’s Choice Award

Image above: Mary Tonkin  Hot Kiss, Kalorama  2021  oil on linen  183 x 214 cm Congratulations to Mary Tonkin who …

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Peter Wegner – Feature in ABC News

Above Image: Peter Wegner (right) pictured with subject Sylvia Drager (centre) at Benalla Art Gallery  2022   Peter Wegner continues …

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William Kentridge in Artist Profile

Image above: Mechanic 2021  mohair tapestry in collaboration with Marguerite Stephens  edition 1/6  261 x 281 cm We are delighted to …

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Wayne Viney – ‘Into a new landscape’ – IMPRINT Magazine

Image above: Wayne Viney  Little Horn, Cradle Mountain  2021  monotype  unique  17.5 x 27.5 cm Wayne Viney Landscapes Tasmania  2- …

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Glenn Morgan and Terry Matassoni in North West City News

Terry Matassoni  Neighbourhood  2022  oil on linen 122 x 168 cm Terry Matassoni’s recent exhibition Neighbourhood and Beyond Glenn Morgan’s exhibition …

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