08/20/14

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott | Newcastle Art Gallery

Legacy: A tribute to Marea Gazzard & Gwyn Hanssen Pigott is a tribute to Marea Gazzard (AO, CBE) and Gwyn Hanssen Pigott who both sadly passed away in 2013. In respect to these important artists, Newcastle Art Gallery pays homage to their collective talent with a selection of works from the 1960s to 2013, that include works from private and public collections.” – Newcastle Art Gallery

Legacy
A tribute to Gwyn Hanssen Pigott and Marea Gazzard
23 August – 16 November 2014

Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

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‘At The Gates’, 2003, dimensions variable, 13 pieces glazed Limoges and Southern Ice porcelain – Image courtesy Brian Hands

06/4/14

Stephen Bird | Sunshine Coast Art Prize

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Stephen Bird, ‘I am the way’, Ceramic, 41 x 51cm

Congratulations to Stephen Bird for selection as a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Bird’s work ‘I am the way’ will be exhibited at the Caloundra Regional Gallery from 27 August t0 26 October 2014.

“All of the finalists’ entries will be available for purchase during the program and a selection will be available for purchase through the Sunshine Coast Art Prize Auction. This auction is in its second year, following the successful inaugural auction in 2013.” – Caloundra Regional Gallery

Sunshine Coast Art Prize
27 August – 26 October 2014

Caloundra Regional Gallery
22 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra Qld 4551

05/20/14

Stephen Bird | ARTAND Australia

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Stephen Bird, Loving Cup, 2009, clay, pigment and glaze, 40 x 31 x 20 cm

Stephen Bird has been included in ARTAND Australia’s So hot right now? Contemporary ceramics and contemporary art.

The article, by Glenn Barkley, discusses the resurgence of ceramics in contemporary art and it’s place in the contemporary art world. Barkley describes Bird’s career progression, from formal training as a painter, to his move into ceramics in the 1990’s. “… his work combining polished technical skill with wit and an element of the grotesque.” – Glenn Barkley, ARTAND Australia

Pick up a copy of ARTAND Australia to read the article.

09/5/13

Sandy Lockwood | 12th International Chawan Expo Taiwan

Sandy Lockwood will be taking part in the 12th International Chawan Expo in Taiwan. Blending and mixing Australian raw materials to make her own clay, Lockwood’s work is then wood fired and salt glazed. The contrast of earthy stoneware with refined porcelain showcases her craftsmanship and meticulous eye for detail.

12th International Chawan Expo
Dream Mall 806
Kaohsiung City Rd No 789
Taiwan
5 October – 20 October 2013

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08/30/13

Stephen Bird | The Scottish Gallery

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Stephen Bird, Acacia Creek, 2013, Clay, pigment, glaze, 32 x 26 x 14cm

My Dad was Born On The Moon‘ showcasing Stephen Bird‘s most recent body of works is currently on show at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh. The work details family tales of migration and separation between Chinchilla in regional Queensland, England and Scotland.

View the catalogue including an interview with Roger Law here.

The Scottish Gallery
16 Dundas Street
Edinburgh EH3 6HZ

My Dad was Born On The Moon
2nd August – 4th September 2013

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Stephen Bird, The Camp at Mt Kaputar, 2013, Watercolour on paper, 57 x 76cm