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

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

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

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

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.