‘Test Pattern 2012’: new art by new Queensland artists.

For the past four years Ryan Renshaw Gallery in Brisbane has held an exhibition under the title ‘Test Pattern’ which gives several graduates fresh from art school their first taste of the commercial art world. This year’s exhibition includes the work of six artists in varied arts practices – Jared Worthington, Hannah Piper, Caitlin Franzmann, Yavuz Erkan, Dord Burrough and Dana Lawrie.

Read my review at The Art Life.


YAVUZ ERKAN 'Bubble Gum (2011)' (from the series Unorthodox Aphorisms) Edition of 8, archival pigment print, 50cm x 50cm

[Image courtesy Ryan Renshaw Gallery].



Korean International Art Fair: Photo of the Week by Victoria Reichelt.

Keen art lover takes a photo of Victoria Reichelt's KIAF exhibition.

Queensland artist Victoria Reichelt was represented by Dianne Tanzer Gallery at the recent Korean International Art Fair.

Read more about her success at the Fair and see some of Victoria’s recent paintings.

Congratulations Victoria… (and thanks for the photo).

Splendid Wrap Up.

"The Panel"
The Splendid Panel

“The three year Splendid program is nearing completion but it was clear from discussions at the Splendid Think Tank, that it’s vision will live on. On August 4, over 150 contemporary art practitioners and key festival representatives convened at the home of Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA) in Lismore, northern NSW, to explore the risks and rewards of new creative experiences in a festival context…” read on.