Near Neighbours

 

Near Neighbours exhibition invitation

 

Near Neighbours is an exhibition of printmaking by ten artists from Australia and New Zealand, curated by myself (Rona Green) and Paulette Robinson, Director of Solander Gallery in Wellington, NZ.

 

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent with hand coloured linocuts by Rona Green in the background (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Australia

Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Australia (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Near Neighbours is on now at:

St Heliers Street Gallery

Abbotsford Convent

1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford, VIC 3067

Open 7 days, 9am – 5pm

Free entry

The exhibition runs until 5pm Sunday 28 September 2014.

 

After the Melbourne leg Near Neighbours will travel to Solander Gallery in Wellington, New Zealand, from 29 October – 26 November 2014.

 

Near Neighbours exhibition view 1

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery – left to right: prints by Deborah Klein, John Callaghan, John Ryrie, and Alexis Neal (Photography by Tim Gresham)

 

Near Neighbours exhibition view 2

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery – left to right: prints by Alex Milsom, Deborah Klein, Deborah Williams, and Jo Ogier (Photography by Tim Gresham)

 

Near Neighbours exhibition view 3

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery – left to right: prints by Jo Ogier, Michael Kempson, and Catherine Macdonald (Photography by Tim Gresham)

 

Near Neighbours exhibition view 4

Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery – left to right: prints by Rona Green, Alex Milsom, and Deborah Klein (Photography by Tim Gresham)

 

The exhibiting artists are:

AUS

Rona Green

Michael Kempson

Deborah Klein

John Ryrie

Deborah Williams

NZ

John Callaghan

Catherine Macdonald

Alex Milsom

Alexis Neal

Jo Ogier

 

Solander Gallery NZ Director, Paulette Robinson, chatting in front of prints by Michael Kempson

Director of Solander Gallery NZ, Paulette Robinson, chatting in front of intaglio prints by Michael Kempson (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Jo Ogier talking about her woodcut print 'Target' with a fan of her work

Jo Ogier talking about her woodcut print ‘Target’ with a fan (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Artist Catherine Macdonald

Artist Catherine Macdonald at the Near Neighbours exhibition opening (Photography by Jessika K)

 

John Ryrie standing by his relief prints on exhibition

John Ryrie standing by his relief prints (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Vincent Drane and prints by Alex Milsom

Director of Solander Gallery NZ, Vincent Drane, discussing mezzotints by Alex Milsom (Photography by Jessika K)

 

John Callaghan and prints by Deborah Williams

Artist John Callaghan admiring intaglio prints by Deborah Williams (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Deborah Klein

Deborah Klein with her hand coloured linocut prints in the background (Photography by Jessika K)

 

Prints by John Callaghan

Woodcut prints by John Callaghan featuring in Near Neighbours at St Heliers Street Gallery (Photography by Jessika K)

 

If you are keen on visiting Near Neighbours, and would enjoy the chance to chat with me about the prints on show, I will be at St Heliers Street Gallery on the last day of the exhibition, Sunday 28 September, from 3pm to 5pm – there will be jelly beans!

 


One of each

 

One of each exhibition invite

 

A kooky rabbit named Vilém The Villain, by yours truly, on exhibition as part of the group show 'One of each' at Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

A kooky bespectacled rabbit named Vilém The Villain (by yours truly), on exhibition as part of the supersized group show ‘One of each’ at Australian Galleries, Melbourne, until Sunday 4 May 2014.

 


Wonder Room

 

Art lovers are invited to visit Wonder Room, a group exhibition of work by Rona Green, Paul Compton, Filomena Coppola, Deborah Klein and Heather Shimmen, at Maroondah Art Gallery from 17 October – 30 November 2013.

 

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Rona Green, The Doctor I: Vortis, 2010, mixed media, 30 x 39 x 5 cm

Rona Green, The Doctor I: Vortis, 2010, mixed media, 30 x 39 x 5 cm

 

Rona Green, Booger Sugar, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 97 x 87 cm

Rona Green, Booger Sugar, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 97 x 87 cm

 

Please click here if you would like to view the Wonder Room online exhibition catalogue – enjoy!

 

 


No Cure For Life

 

Rona Green

No Cure For Life

27 August – 15 September 2013

Australian Galleries

35 Derby Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

 

Australian Galleries reception area displaying works by Rona Green

Australian Galleries reception area displaying works by Rona Green

 

'Pearl', 'Vilém and Ludwig Jüngere' and 'Krzysztof and Rozhenko', 2013, pencil and ink drawings on paper by Rona Green

‘Pearl’, ‘Vilém and Ludwig Jüngere’ and ‘Krzysztof and Rozhenko’, 2013, pencil and ink drawings on paper by Rona Green

 

'Justus LaBeefe (199-0-1)', 2013, acrylic on canvas, 168 x 259 cm, by Rona Green

Rona Green, ‘Justus LaBeefe (199-0-1)’, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 168 x 259 cm

 

'Justus LaBeefe (199-0-1)', 'Bucky' and 'Greasy Rhys', 2013, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

‘Justus LaBeefe (199-0-1)’, ‘Bucky’, 2013 and ‘Greasy Rhys’, 2011, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

 

'Greasy Rhys', 2011, Bat Shit Crazy (Guano Loco) and 'Booger Sugar', 2013, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

‘Greasy Rhys’, 2011, Bat Shit Crazy (Guano Loco) and ‘Booger Sugar’, 2013, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

 

'Booger Sugar', 'Shitehawk Reep' and 'Jack Action', 2013, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

‘Booger Sugar’, ‘Shitehawk Reep’ and ‘Jack Action’, 2013, acrylic on canvas paintings by Rona Green

 

Rona Green, 'Jack Action', 2013, acrylic on canvas, 183 x 122 cm

Rona Green, ‘Jack Action’, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 183 x 122 cm

 

'Latti', 2010 and 'Poor Tom', 2013, hand coloured linocuts by Rona Green

‘Latti’, 2010 and ‘Poor Tom’, 2013, hand coloured linocuts by Rona Green

 

By Rona Green: 'Archie', 2012, hand coloured linocut; 'The Baron of G block', 2013, pen and ink drawing; 'Borislav', 'Lazer' and 'Leonty', 2013, hand coloured linocuts; 'Party Pie', 2013, pen and ink drawing; 'Nekromancer', 2012, hand coloured linocut

By Rona Green: ‘Archie’, 2012, hand coloured linocut; ‘The Baron of G block’, 2013, pen and ink drawing; ‘Borislav’, ‘Lazer’ and ‘Leonty’, 2013, hand coloured linocuts; ‘Party Pie’, 2013, pen and ink drawing; ‘Nekromancer’, 2012, hand coloured linocut

 

View of the exhibition 'No Cure For Life' by Rona Green

View of the exhibition ‘No Cure For Life’ by Rona Green

 

View of the exhibition 'No Cure For Life' by Rona Green

View of the exhibition ‘No Cure For Life’ by Rona Green

 

Photography: Jeremy Dillon, The Photography Department

 

"There's no cure for life." - Tony Soprano

James Gandolfini aka Tony Soprano

 

“There’s no cure for life.” – Tony Soprano

 


Two for one

 

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Free entry, all welcome!

 


Work in progress

 

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.”

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

 

The entrance to my studio

The entrance to my studio

 

Studio view

Inside the studio

 

Ideas collecting on a pin board

Ideas collecting on a pin board

 

Linocut in progress

A linocut in the making

 

One of my printing presses

Printing press

 

A lino block and prints on the drying rack

A lino block and prints on the drying rack

 

Brushes and inks used to hand colour my prints

Brushes and inks used to hand colour my prints

 

Another view of the studio space

Another view of the studio space

 

Books and UFC figurines

Books and UFC figurines

 

Preparatory work for a painting

Preparatory work for a painting

 

A painting in progress

A painting in progress

 

Bucky, a completed acrylic on canvas painting

Bucky, a completed acrylic on canvas painting

 

I will be exhibiting these works (as well as other prints, paintings and drawings) at Australian Galleries in Melbourne, from 27 August – 15 September 2013.

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