28 August 2010

Kate Rohde and Romance was Born!

The launch of renaissance dinosaur on Wednesday night was fabulous with fun to be had by all!

A big thank you to Kate, the Romance kids (Anna and Luke) and all of you who turned out in your masses to help us celebrate this spectacular collaboration between fashion and art!

Take a peek at installation, exhibition and opening night pics on our Facebook page. We have also been awestruck by the great press the show has received so far...read all about it on The Vine, Broadsheet, Artabase, The Age and in Red Magazine (Issue 31).

renaissance dinosaur
is current until September 18.

26 August 2010

Construct a group sculpture with Michael Doolan

Join Michael Doolan in constructing a group sculpture and finding a place for it in the world.

The event will be presented by Craft Victoria and Signal (Melbourne's first arts studio dedicated to people aged between 13 and 20 interested in a wide range of art forms).

Date: Saturday August 28
Venue: Signal, Flinders Walk, Northbank, Melbourne
(behind Flinders St Station - towards Sandridge Bridge)
Bookings: signal@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Cost: Free

25 August 2010

renaissance dinosaur

Renaissance Dinosaur the collaborative exhibition between Sydney fashion label Romance Was Born and Kate Rohde opens this evening from 6pm.

Come down and join us for a glass of bubbles and enter the realm of fantasy!

24 August 2010

Nell at Roslyn Oxley Gallery

We are loving Nell's current body of work on show at Roslyn Oxley Gallery.

If you happen to be in Sydney the exhibition runs until September 4.

21 August 2010

Titania Henderson and Michael Doolan: Ceramic Art Award

Titania Henderson and Michael Doolan have been selected for the Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award.

The exhibition runs from August 21 until October 17 2010.

A winner will be announced at the opening today.

Magda Matwiejew: reviews and awards

If you haven't had an opportunity to get in and see Magda's exhibition, En Pointe, today is the last day.

The exhibition has been a great success with Magda's film Pretty Ballerina shortlisted as a finalist for the best Experimental Film in the general industry section at the 2010 Atom Awards.

The show has also received lots of coverage in the media. Most recently dedece have blogged about the exhibition, as well as a review in Lip Magazine .

Karen Woodbury Gallery is open from 11am until 5pm.

20 August 2010

Sam Jinks: Shepparton Art Gallery

If you missed our recent Sam Jinks exhibition, you still have an opportunity to see one of the works from the show.

Woman and child 2010, will travel to Shepparton Art Gallery and be on exhibition from tonight until November 7 2010.

19 August 2010

eX de Medici: Living Deadly

eX de Medici currently has work in the Living Deadly exhibition at Monash Gallery of Art.

Living deadly explores ways in which optical effects are used to make the viewer physically aware of things beyond their physical reality.

The exhibition includes work by Brook Andrew, Anne Ferran, John Gollings, Ruark Lewis, John Mawurndjul, Rod McNicol, eX de Medici, James Morrison and Robyn Stacey.

The exhibition runs until September 19 2010.

14 August 2010

Michael Cusack: Tweed River Art Gallery

Gallery artist Michael Cusack has some work in The Industrialists, a group exhibition at Tweed River Art Gallery in Murwillumbah, NSW.

Peter Sharp, artist and educator, will officially open the exhibition this evening at 6pm.

Current from August 13 - September 26 2010.

12 August 2010

Congratulations Locust Jones

Our congratulations to Locust Jones on winning the Bold Horizon National Contemporary Art Award 2010.

His winning work, Lozenge of Dawn, will be exhibited at the Waikato Museum, New Zealand with the 32 other finalists until January next year.

Melbourne Art Fair: Wrap up

We are just about recovered from the 2010 Melbourne Art Fair...Thank you to our artists and all who attended the Karen Woodbury Gallery stand making it such a success for the gallery!

If you missed out head to our website for images.

05 August 2010

Kate Rohde / RWB: Urban Outfitters Blog

Urban Outfitters have blogged about the upcoming Kate Rohde and Romance Was Born exhibition.

Check it out here.

04 August 2010

Melbourne Art Fair

Karen Woodbury Gallery is excited to give you a sneak peek of our Melbourne Art Fair stand.

Be sure to pop by and say hello, stand F27 (downstairs).

We look forward to seeing you there!

BSG Photographic Prize Winners

You may recall we blogged here about Karen judging the Brunswick Street Gallery, Picture This Photographic Prize. We thought we would show you the winning and runner up works...

The winner of the $10,000 prize was Sean O'Carroll, with the work (left), Untitled 1 (From the Series Boys, Guns, Etc?)

The runner up prize went to Narelle Conwell for (left), One is to One Point One Six Eight 1&II

Our congratulations to Sean, Narelle and all of the highly commended works (you can check them out here).

03 August 2010

Robert Boynes

Robert Boynes has an exhibition of new works on show at Brenda May Gallery.

The exhibition opens today and is current until August 29.

02 August 2010

Michael Doolan: Supermaker

We blogged about Michael Doolan's Supermaker project (with Craft Victoria) last week. Well the work has now been installed in the Atrium at Federation Square and it looks amazing!

The installation is current until August 25.

Here is sneak peek...

01 August 2010

Magda Matwiejew on Artabase

Artabase have posted a review on Magda's exhibition...read it here.