Melanie McCollin-Walker has been featured in a recent article by the ABC. The story goes into her relationship with her home and her muse, the Tasmanian landscape. To read the article, click here.
MELANIE MCCOLLIN-WALKER FEATURED IN ABC ARTICLE
MARGARET ACKLAND'S 'JENNIFER AT WORK' SELECTED FOR THE 2020 SALON DES REFUSES
Margaret Ackland's 'Jennifer At Work', watercolour, 150cm x 65cm (detail seen above), has been selected for the Salon Des Refuses to be held at Sydney's SH Ervin Gallery. The exhibition will run from the 26th of September until the 29th of November, 2020. Well done Margaret!
LEAH THIESSEN PICKED AS A FINALIST IN THE JOHN VILLIERS ART PRIZE
Leah Thiessen was selected as a finalist in this year's John Villiers Art Prize for her work, 'Blue Skies', oil on polycotton, 93cm x 93cm (seen above). From everyone at FLG, well done Leah.
LEAH THIESSEN SELECTED AS AN INVITATION FINALIST IN LIVE IN ART PRIZE
A big congratulations to Leah Thiessen, whose work, 'Lands Texture', oil on polycotton, 123cm x 123cm (seen above) was selected in the Live In Art Prize, Sydney. Leah was an invitation finalist and did FLG very proud in the exhibition earlier this year.
KIM ANDERSON COMMISSIONED BY THE CITY AND ART GALLERY OF BALLARAT
FLG's Kim Anderson has been commissioned by the City of Ballarat, together with the Art Gallery of Ballarat, to create a new work that documents the global Covid-19 pandemic and Ballarat's place within it. Pending the lifting of restrictions, the commissioned work will be exhibited at the Art Gallery of Ballarat in late 2020 and/or early 2021. Well done Kim!
KIM ANDERSON NAMED A FINALIST IN THE JACARANDA ACQUISITIVE DRAWING AWARD
The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) is Australia's biggest drawing prize at $35, 000. Kim was among 56 finalists picked out of a record 659 entries. Her work, 'When I Left My Body On A Distant Shore', 2019, ink, charcoal and pastel, 75cm x 105cm, will be exhibited at the Grafton Regional Gallery between the 2nd of October and the 22nd of November, 2020. From the team at FLG, well done Kim!