The countdown has begun for Korean International Art Fair 2011! In late September the gallery team and Victoria Reichelt will be heading to Seoul for the gallery’s first international art fair. 2011 is the Australian and Korean year of friendship so as the featured country at KIAF 2011, a herd of 19 Australian galleries will be participating.
An academic program, collectors tours and VIP events accompany the art fair so if you’re in the area, check it out!Victoria Reichelt, Uprising, 2010, oil on linen, 112 x 91cm
Juan Ford is off to New York this July to undertake a residency at the OMI International Arts Center, Columbia County, N.Y. U.S.A. It was awarded by the Art Omi Australia Committee. See www.artomi.org for updates and info.
Local news: Daniel Dorall can be seen at Twenty by Thirty Gallery which is located at 20 Presgrave Place (enter via Howey Place off Little Collins Street) Melbourne. Dorall has on ongoing fascination with mazes and miniatures which can be seen in Lot’s Wife which opens on June 1 until 30 June.
New addition to the gallery! Joel Zika is featured in Dreamweavers, a group exhibition curated by Simon Gregg. Winding a path of the fantastic, dreams, nightmares and darkness, the exhibition is now open at Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, VIC 14 May – 10 July 2011. The exhibition will be touring around the country for next next two years! – McClelland Gallery, Swan Hill Regional Gallery VIC, Maitland Regional Gallery, Western Plains Cultural Centre NSW, Redland Art Gallery QLD & Plimsoll Gallery TAS.
Joel Zika, Wildwoods, 2010, video production still.
Roy Ananda architectural sculptures are featured at the Jam Factory, Adelaide. Imagining Interiors is a group exhibition on until 10 July. Curator Wendy Walker has invited artists to create new work surrounding the theme on contemporary Gothic literature.
Congratulations to Izabela on being shortlisted for two major national awards. The 2011 City of Hobart Art Prize, and the 2011 Olive Cotton Award for Portraiture.
Go see the works at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ( 23 July til September 18)
Image: Untitled (LOT cards 1-4)2010
From the series Sailing for the abyss, screen prints , found postcards 14.5×10.5cm each
And view the work below, Macquarie # 5, 2010 at the Tweed River Art Gallery ( 3rd June til July 31)
International News : Helen Pynor is on show in London. Her exhibition BREATH, is current til July 2 at GV Art - Closest tube Baker Street !