ART REVIEWS

 

 

ART WRITERS

 

Julie Rees is a Queensland research artist and arts writer. Graduating with a Doctor of Visual Arts from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in 2015, Julie has exhibited both nationally and internationally, published research papers, catalogue essays, and reviews. 

 

Caitlin Eyre is a curator and arts writer based in South Australia. She graduated from the University of Adelaide's double Master of Arts program with degrees in Art History and Curatorial & Museum Studies in 2013. Caitlin has produced articles, reviews and catalogue essays for a number of arts publications, online platforms, exhibitions and institutions across Australia. 

 

Di Erlichman is a Victorian artist and an award-winning marketing and communication specialist. She regularly exhibits in selected galleries across Melbourne and is currently continuing her studies in Visual Arts at Melbourne Polytechnic.

 

Annette Ong is an artist and writer based in Perth. She graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Western Australia. Annette has published short stories and generated a number of articles and reviews.

 

 

Queensland Artist, Simone Linssen: Inhabiting Two Worlds

By Annette Ong

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Simone's work, click the link www.simonelinssen.wixsite.com/artist​

 

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Contemporary Art Awards | Simone Linssen | Resisting Entropy | Oil on canvas | 76 x 61cm | 2016

Resisting Entropy (2016),  oil on canvas, 76 x 61cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Simone Linssen | Stillness in Disorder | Oil on canvas | 76 x 61cm | 2016

Stillness in Disorder (2016),  oil on canvas, 76 x 61cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Simone Linssen | Inhaibiting Two Worlds | By Annette Ong | 2017

Victorian Artist, Katherine Gailer: The Golden Instant

 

By Caitlin Eyre

 

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Katherine's work, click the link www.katherinegailer.com

 

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Nesting (2016), genuine gold leaf and oil on linen, 77 x 56cm

The Weaving of Oneself (2016), genuine gold leaf and oil on linen, 56 x 102cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Katherine Gailer | The Golden Instant | By Caitlin Eyre |  2017

Brisbane Artist, Samir Hamaiel: Places of Essential Exchange and Activity

 

By Annette Ong

 

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Samir's work, click the link www.contemporaryartawards.com/finalist-exhibition-2017

 

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Contemporary Art Awards | Samir Hamaiel | Tunnel | Acrylic on canvas | 60 x 42cm | 2016

Tunnel (2016), acrylic on canvas, 60 x 42cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Samir Hamaiel | Invert | Acrylic on canvas | 61 x 61cm | 2016

Invert (2016), acrylic on canvas, 61 x 61cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Samir Hamaiel | By Annette Ong | Places of Essential Exchange and Activity | 2017 | CAA
 

Sydney Artist, Graziela Guardino: Reconciling Pain and Loneliness

By Di Erlichman

 

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Graziela's work, click the link www.contemporaryartawards.com/finalist-exhibition-2017

 

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Your absence is as strong as your presence (2016), acrylic, tule and wood, 100 x 80 x 4cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Graziela Guardino | By Di Erlichman | Reconciling Pain and Loneliness | 2017

Sydney Artist, Michael Simms: On the Periphery

 

By Annette Ong

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Michael's work, click the link www.contemporaryartawards.com/finalist-exhibition-2017

 

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Weight (2016), oil on wooden panel, 50 x 60 cm

Glimmer (2016), oil on wooden panel, 21 x 29 cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Michael Simms | On the Periphery | By Annette Ong | Contemorary Art Awards | 2017

Melbourne Artist, Daniel Kneebone: Behind the Crimson Curtain

 

By Di Erlichman

 

Images courtesy of the artist

 

To view Daniel's work, click the link www.contemporaryartawards.com/finalist-exhibition-2017

 

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Ethereal Beauty (2016), archival photographic print on fine art paper, 80 x 64 cm

Temptation of the Spirit (2016), archival photographic print on fine art paper, 80 x 64 cm

Behind the Crimson Curtain (2015), archival photographic print on fine art paper, 80 x 64 cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Daniel Kneebone | Art Review | By Di Erlichman | Australia

Carolyn V Watson: Searching for Beauty in the Grotesque

 

Brisbane artist, Carolyn V Watson, Inbloom (2016)

 

Exhibition: Ambience Store Project #9, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Curated by Carrie McCarthy

 

  25 November - 23 December 2016

 

To view Carolyn's website www.carolynvwatson-artist.com

Photo credit: Matthew Cheras

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Contemporary Art Awards | Carolyn V Watson | Exhibition View | Inbloom ~ Abmbience Store Project #9 | December | 2016
Contemporary Art Awards | Carolyn V Watson | Sleeper | mixed media | 2016

Sleeper (2016), wax, thread, felt, Sheep leather, antler, found timber and taxidermy form

 

Contemporary Art Awards | Carolyn V Watson | Allshinyandnew | mixed media on board | 60 x 50cm | 2016

Allshinyandnew (2016), pastel primer, watercolour, ink, and willow charcoal on board

60 x 50cm

 

Contemporary Art Awards | Carolyn V Watson | Searching for Beauty in the Grotesque | By Dr Julie Rees
 

Silvia A Sellitto: The Demands of Everyday

Melbourne artist, Silvia A Sellitto, Back in 5 Minutes (2016)

 

Exhibition: 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne

  19 October - 6 November 2016

 

To view Silvia's website www.silviaasellitto.com

Images courtesy of artist 

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3:30pm. I Lost me in my Body (2016), collage on arches paper, 42 x 59.4cm

10:15pm. Every Way I Move is the Wrong Way (2016), collage on lana drawing paper, 42 x 59.4cm

Contemporary Art Awards | The Demands of Everyday | By Dr Julie Rees | Art Review | Silvia A Sellito | 2016

Katya Petetskaya: Ecological Vulnerabilties

 

Sydney artist, Katya Petetskaya, The Spills (2015-16)

 

Exhibition: AirSpace Projects, Sydney 

March 2016

 

To view Katya's website ekatsky.tumblr.com

Images courtesy of artist 

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Spill No. 8 (2015), synthetic polymer paint on MDF board, 61 x 91cm

Spill No. 11 (2016), synthetic polymer paint on Masonite board, 94 x 63cm

Contemporary Art Awards | Katya Peteskaya | Contemporary Art Awards | Australia

 

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Japanese Artist Chiharu Shiota, Conscious Sleep (2016)

 

Exhibition: 20th Biennale of Syndey 2016

work located on Cockatoo Island

18 March - 5 June 2016

 

Photo Credit: Matthew Cheras 

Chiharu Shiota: Webbed in the Past

 
Contemporary Art Awards | Chiharu Shiota | By Dr Julie Rees | Art Review | Contemporary Art Awards

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