Travel outside of our State or Country is off-limits in reality but not for the imagination. Our holiday plans of vacays to the wintry peaks of the Swiss Alps or the sandy beaches of Bali are now the stuff of daydreams for the moment. They say the sky’s the limit but not for us - so let’s journey to wherever our minds take us.
As a fourth-generation descendent of an Australian pioneer and opaler, Karen Stephens reflects on and investigates the similarities between the life of the painter and the opaler in her newest collection of works.
Think Yayoi Kusama or James Rosenquist. In our world that’s at times almost hyper-real, hi-fi and synthetic-aesthetic, we are exploring all things pop culture and pop art; projecting bright, dynamic themes to reflect this HD, 4K reality and its underlying notions.
Monique Morter’s ethereal, effervescent landscapes are akin to the stuff of dreams. In her newest collection of works, Monique depicts the rocky boulders of the Australian landscape, transformed into crystalline beacons of wonder and fantasy.
In a poignant representation and reflection of the ravaging aftermath of Australian bushfires, Belynda Waugh (Bindi), has created a collection that will serve as a vital backdrop to our Australian art landscape for generations to come.
With the recent devastation that has been and still continues to ravage significant areas of our country, the way we interact with our world is changing. These works are a vessel of inspiration, compelling us to admire, take care, and inject our own beauty into the world in which we live, and the spaces which we inhabit.
The GALA Gallery Sampler exhibition is the inaugural show for the gallery. Bringing together a group of eight established and emerging artists from around Australia, the Gala Sampler provides an insight into the quality and feel of the works represented by the new gallery.