Round round get around

 

Hope 2020 is going well for you.

If you’re interested in checking out some art exhibitions during the year please find following dates for a load of shows I’ve got on that you might like to visit if you get the chance.

 

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Rona Green, Icecream days, 2019, hand coloured linocut, 49 x 72 cm

 

Dark Horse: Wild Beasts and Curious Creatures

9 November 2019 – 23 February 2020

Art Gallery of Ballarat

40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia

Open 7 days 10am – 5pm, free entry

This exhibition draws from the Art Gallery of Ballarat’s extensive collection of prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture, to reveal some of the ways animals have been depicted throughout history.

 

Curators Choice

14 January – 18 February 2020

Solander Gallery

218c Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

Open Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm & Saturday 10am – 4pm, free entry

A lively group exhibition curated by Solander Gallery assistant Will Bennett showcasing new works by represented artists including yours truly.

 

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Rona Green, Charlie, 2018, hand coloured linocut, 35 x 30 cm

 

No questions asked

17 April – 13 May 2020 – POSTPONED until early 2021

Penny Contemporary

187 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000 Australia

Open Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 4pm or by appointment, free entry

I’m thrilled to be having a solo exhibition of hand coloured linocut prints at Penny Contemporary for the first time. I’ll keep you updated as to when the show will take place in late 2020.

 

In the midst

18 June – 19 July – POSTPONED until May 2021

West Gallery Thebarton

32 West Thebarton Road, Thebarton SA 5031 Australia

Open Thursday – Saturday 11am – 5pm & Sunday 1pm – 5pm, free entry

A group exhibition of printmaking including hand coloured linocuts by Rona Green, linocut prints by Heather Shimmen and intaglio prints by Deborah Williams.

 

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Rona Green, Lowis, 2019, hand coloured linocut, 40 x 35 cm

 

Some they do and some they don’t and some you just can’t tell

27 June – 26 July 2020 – POSTPONED until late 2020

Burrinja Cultural Centre

351 Glenfern Road, Upwey VIC 3158 Australia

Free entry

This solo exhibition is a presentation of my hand coloured linocut prints depicting anthropomorphised introduced domestic animals and native Australian animals. In association with the show I’m excited to be running a range of public programs including practical workshops for all ages so if you’d like to stay informed you might like to follow Burrnija on Instagram or Burrinja on Facebook or refer to the Burrinja website.

 

Sweetmeats

30 June – 19 July 2020 – POSTPONED until late 2020

Australian Galleries Melbourne

28 Derby Street, Collingwood VIC 3066 Australia

Open 7 days 10am – 6pm, free entry

For this solo exhibition at the Australian Galleries Print Room in Melbourne I’m delighted to be displaying a selection of hand coloured linocut prints alongside pencil and ink drawings, in addition to introducing explorations with new mediums including embroidery and sculpture. In conjunction with the show I’ll be giving an artist talk including Q & A as well as holding meet and greet sessions at the gallery. Keep up to date with all things Australian Galleries on the AG Facebook page and the AG Instagram feed.

 

Beach Boys

 

Lastly and most importantly

 

Art Aid for Gippsland

Exhibition

14 February – 15 March 2020

Gippsland Art Gallery

70 Foster Street, Sale VIC 3850 Australia

Open Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm & Saturday – Sunday 10am – 4pm

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Auction

Sunday 15 March 2020

The Wedge

100 Foster Street, Sale VIC 3850 Australia

Art Aid for Gippsland is a fundraising exhibition organised by Gippsland Art Gallery to support the 2020 Gippsland Bushfire Appeal. An overwhelming number of artists have donated work to support this event so there will be a myriad of artworks available to bid on to raise funds for this worthy cause. On the final day of the exhibition, Sunday 15 March 2020, all artworks will be auctioned with profits going to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund (GERF). The works to be auctioned will be up online to view in February. For updates and further info follow the Gippsland Art Gallery FB page.

 

If you wish to receive exhibition invitations directly you can join the Rona Green mailing list via my website by clicking here.

Looking forward to seeing you around.

 


My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid

 

In case you missed the exhibition My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid at RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 29 June – 18 August 2018, here is a selection of installation shots for your viewing pleasure.

 

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RMIT Gallery, Swanston Street view

 

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RMIT Gallery entrance

 

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My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid at RMIT Gallery

 

Curated by Evelyn Tsitas, My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid examined the artistic representation of the human-animal hybrid from mythology to movies; taxidermy to biotechnology; painting and photography to multi-sensory immersive sound installations.

 

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My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid at RMIT Gallery

 

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Eko Nugroho and Rona Green

 

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My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid introduction by Evelyn Tsitas

 

The exhibiting artists included Rose Agnew, Jane Alexander, Janet Beckhouse, Peter Booth, Jazmina Cininas, Kate Clark, Catherine Clover, Beth Croce, Julia deVille, Heri Dono, Peter Ellis, Moira Finucane & Shinjuku Thief, Rona Green, Ai Hasegawa, Rayner Hoff, Sam Jinks, Deborah Kelly, Bharti Kher, Deborah Klein, Oleg Kulik, Sam Leach, Norman Lindsay, Sidney Nolan, Eko Nugroho, Kira O’Reilly & Jennifer Willet, Patricia Piccinini, Geoffrey Ricardo, Lisa Roet, Mithu Sen, Maja Smrekar & Manuel Vason, Ronnie van Hout, (((20hz))).

 

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Geoffrey Ricardo

 

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Peter Booth

 

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Jazmina Cininas

 

You can click here to read ‘Animal Instinct: our long fascination with hybrids’, a review of the My Monster exhibition by Kylie Northover published in The Age.

 

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Peter Ellis

 

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Beth Croce

 

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Deborah Klein

 

Installation views My Monster: The Human-Animal Hybrid, RMIT Gallery, Photography by Mark Ashkanasy © RMIT Gallery.

 


All over the place

 

Very excited to share with you details about a few group exhibitions…

 

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Rona Green, Nastja, 2017, hand coloured linocut, 57 x 57 cm, edition 23

 

Habitat

24 May – 24 June 2018

West Gallery Thebarton

32 West Thebarton Road, Thebarton SA 5031 Australia

Open Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm, free entry

Habitat is an audio-visual exhibition combining the work of nine Australian printmakers, including GW Bot, Jan Davis, Graham Fransella, Rona Green, Alexi Keywan, Martin King, Bruce Latimer, Travis Paterson and Melissa Smith, with corresponding interpretive soundscapes by curator and artist Jay-Dea Lopez.

The exhibition officially opens at West Gallery Thebarton in Adelaide at 6pm on Friday 25 May and runs until Sunday 24 June 2018.

 

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Rona Green, Wayno and Bazza, 2018, hand coloured linocut, 32 x 50 cm, edition 17

 

Turn three times before laying down

2 June – 15 July 2018

Gallery 152

152 Avon Terrace, York WA 6302 Australia

Open 7 days 10am – 3pm, closed public holidays, free entry

Turn three times before laying down is an exhibition of work about the animal world by Mikaela Castledine, Stephen Castledine, Megan Evans, Rona Green, Kyoko Imazu, Mandy Renard and Deborah Williams, curated by Leonie Oakes.

 

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Rona Green, Pascal, 2017, hand coloured linocut, 57 x 57 cm, edition 23

 

My Monster: The Human Animal Hybrid

29 June – 18 August 2018

RMIT Gallery

344 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Open Monday – Friday 11am – 5pm, Thursday 11am – 7pm, Saturday 12pm – 5pm, closed Sunday and public holidays, free entry

My Monster is an exhibition that celebrates the 200th anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein and the enduring fascination with the human animal hybrid, curated by Evelyn Tsitas.

The exhibiting artists include Jane Alexander (South Africa), Rose Agnew, Janet Beckhouse, Peter Booth, Jazmina Cininas, Kate Clark (USA), Catherine Clover, Beth Croce, Julia deVille, Heri Dono (ID), Peter Ellis, Rona Green, Moira Finucane, Rayner Hoff, Ronnie van Hout, Sam Jinks, Deborah Kelly, Bharti  Kher (IND),  Deborah Klein, Oleg Kulik (Ukraine / Russia), Sam Leach, Norman Lindsay, Sidney Nolan,  Eko Nugroho (ID), Patricia Piccinini, Kira O’Reilly & Jennifer Willet (Ireland / Canada), Lisa Roet, Geoffrey Ricardo, Mithu Sen (IND), Maja Smrekar (Slovenia) and Ronnie Van Hout, (((20hz))).

Rona will be taking part in a talk about the exhibition at RMIT Gallery from 12.30pm – 1.30pm on Friday 6 July 2018 and all are welcome to attend.

 

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Rona Green, Dusty Rhodes, 2011, hand coloured linocut, 76 x 56 cm, edition 23

 

If you’re keen to hear about future events you can sign up to the Rona Green mailing list by clicking here – you’ll be sent exhibition invitations as well as info about related activities and public programs. And if you provide a postal address you’ll also receive a new subscriber welcome parcel of goodies.

 


Rona Green: The thrill of it all at Australian Galleries Melbourne

 

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Rona Green: The thrill of it all

27 March – 22 April 2018

Australian Galleries Melbourne

28 Derby Street

Collingwood VIC 3066 Australia

Open 7 days 10am – 6pm

Free entry

 

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Exhibition events at Australian Galleries:

Artist talk

2pm Saturday 21 April 2018

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Meet the artist

2pm – 4pm Sunday 22 April 2018

All welcome

 

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Exhibition paraphernalia:

You can view the exhibition catalogue by clicking here.

You can view images and details of all the works in the exhibition by clicking here.

If you can’t get to the show but would like some exhibition related materials mailed to you send me a message to request a parcel and I’ll get one to you.

 

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Photography by Tim Gresham.

 


Meet the artist

 

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Rona and The thrill of it all at Australian Galleries Melbourne

 

If your future plans include seeing my current exhibition Rona Green: The thrill of it all at Australian Galleries in Melbourne, and you would like to say hi when you visit, I will be at the gallery during the following times:

Sunday 8 April 1pm – 3pm

Saturday 14 April 3.30pm – 5pm

Sunday 22 April 2pm – 4pm

 

Alternatively you may like to drop in and hear my artist talk at the gallery:

Saturday 21 April 2pm

I’ll be discussing concepts and techniques, and answering any questions you may have. There will be a little goody bag gift for attendees as well as drinks and sweets.

 

Rona Green: The thrill of it all

27 March – 22 April 2018

Australian Galleries Melbourne

28 Derby Street

Collingwood VIC 3066 Australia

Open 7 days 10am – 6pm

Free entry

 

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Rona Green: The thrill of it all at Australian Galleries Melbourne

 

If you are unable to make it to The thrill of it all you can click here to view all the work on show via the Australian Galleries website.

 

Photography by Tim Gresham.

 


You’re invited to ‘The thrill of it all’

 

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You are most warmly invited to

 

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The thrill of it all

An exhibition of prints, paintings, poppets and drawings

 

Official opening 6pm – 8pm Tuesday 27 March 2018

 

Australian Galleries Melbourne

28 Derby Street

Collingwood VIC 3066 Australia

 

You are also most welcome to attend my artist talk at the gallery from 2pm on Saturday 21 April 2018.

I’ll be discussing the ideas behind the work and how it was made, and answering any questions you may wish to ask. There will be a little goody bag gift for attendees as well as drinks to sip and sweets to savour whilst contemplating the art on offer.

 

The thrill of it all runs until Sunday 22 April 2018

Australian Galleries Melbourne is open 7 days 10am – 6 pm

Note: closed Good Friday and open Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10am – 4pm

Free entry

 

If you would like to download The thrill of it all exhibition catalogue you can do so via my website news page by clicking this link.

 

Hope to see you at the show!