10/22/17

Laura Jones | Still: National Still Life Award

OLSEN gallery would like to congratulate Laura Jones for her selection as a finalist in the 2017 Still: National Still Life Award.

Coral Rose, 2017, oil on linen, 50 x 40 cm

For a full list of finalists click here.

The Opening for Still: National Still Life Award is on the 25 November 2017, 6-8pm. The prize will run from the 23rd of November 2017 to the 20th January 2018.

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10/22/17

Tim Storrier | Winner of Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

OLSEN gallery wishes to congratulate Tim Storrier on winning the $150,000 acquisitive 2017 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize with his portrait of fellow artist McLean Edwards.

The Lunar Savant (Portrait of McLean Edwards), 2017, acrylic on linen

For the full list of finalists click here.

The prize will run from the 19th of October to the 17th of December 2017.

 

 

 

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10/15/17

Sally Anderson | Winner of The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

The gallery wishes a huge congratulations to Sally Anderson, Winner of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship for her painting Dilling’s Bromeliads with Gullfoss Falls, an intriguing pairing of landscape and still life.

Sally Anderson (left) with Wendy Whiteley.  Photo: Kate Geraghty

 

The travelling art scholarship was established by Brett Whiteley’s mother Beryl in 1999 and is open to emerging artists aged between 20 and 30. In its 19th year, the prize allows the winning artist firsthand experience of Europe’s dynamic contemporary art scenes, we’ll be keenly interested to see how this influences Sally’s work.

Sally Anderson’s show Beside the Point, Beside Myself, Beside Me will be on at the Olsen Gallery until the 29th of October 2017.

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10/5/17

A Moment with Paul Davies | My Design Alley

Paul Davies recently spoke with My Design Alley about his aspirations and motives behind his exhibition Everything Loose will Land in LA

“Like Hockney’s polaroid collages, my series depict deconstructed scenes that tell a story from different perspectives.”

Untitled 2017 acrylic on silk screen canvas 152 x 123 cm

 

 

Horizon Hotel in Forest 2017 acrylic on linen 122 x 91 cm

To read the full article, please click on the following link

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09/24/17

Marisa Purcell | Paddington Art Prize

OLSEN gallery would like to congratulate Marisa Purcell for her selection as a finalist in the 2017 Paddington Art Prize.

Summit mixed media on linen 183 x 153 cm 2017

 

For the full list of finalists click here.

The Opening for Paddington Art Prize is on the 12 October 2017, 6-8pm. The prize will run from the 12th-22nd of October 2017.

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09/24/17

Alan Jones | Mosman Art Prize

OLSEN gallery would like to congratulate Alan Jones for his selection as a finalist in the 2017 Mosman Art Prize.

Painting 214 (Port Douglas), 2016, acrylic on board, 88cm x 90cm

For the full list of finalists click here

The Mosman Art Prize exhibition will be open to the public for viewing from Saturday 23 September until Sunday 29 October 2017.

 

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09/21/17

Stephen Ormandy | Only Dancing

Stephen Ormandy’s stunning new text is now available at OLSEN gallery.

This beautiful book looks back at Stephen’s paintings over the past 10 years, with the creation of a font inspired by the works.

Only Dancing is the first publication dedicated to surveying Ormandy’s vibrant, large-scale oil painting and the playfulness he brings to everything he does.

 

The book is also available to purchase online, here.

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08/27/17

PAUL DAVIES | VOGUE

In the lead up to his upcoming exhibition Everything Loose Will Land in LA at OLSEN, Paul Davies spoke to VOGUE Magazine about his greatest inspirations and motivations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“My current body of work looks at the links between my native home in Australia and my adopted home in Los Angeles…Australian gum trees are scattered randomly about Los Angeles and, in a way, are a visual link with Australia.”

To read the full article, please click on the following Link

Opening at OLSEN gallery on the 30th of August is Paul Davies Everything Loose will Land in LA.

The show will run from 30 August – 17 September 2017.

Exhibition Opening Wednesday 30th August 2017, 6 – 8 pm

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08/27/17

Wesley Martin Berg and Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri | Artforum

Wesley Martin Berg and Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri’s current show at OLSEN GRUIN is discussed in Artforum by Tausif Noor

“Tjapaltjarri’s meditative and methodical approach enhances Berg’s painterly surfaces. Overall, the exhibition unfolds like a good joke: a wily setup of contrasts that lead, ultimately, to a harmonious frisson”

The Show is on until September 10th at OLSEN Gruin, New York.

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08/27/17

Paul Davies | Winner of Chippendale World Art Residency

The gallery wishes congratulations to Paul Davies, Winner of the Chippendale World Art Residency for Everything Loose Will Land in LA/ Double Golden Gully 2.

This prize will allow Paul Davies to travel to Provence, France in 2018 and we’ll be keenly interested to see how this influences his work.

Everything Loose Will Land in LA / Double Golden Gully 2, U.V. Cured ink print, acrylic copolymer and acrylic on canvas, 48 x 70 inches

 

Opening at OLSEN gallery on the 30th of August is Paul Davies Everything Loose will Land in LA.

The show will run from 30 August – 17 September 2017.

Exhibition Opening Wednesday 30th August 2017, 6 – 8 pm

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