About Halcyon Earth.
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. The sky lifts from the horizon to lighten the atmosphere with a sense of reverie in a blanket of opalescent blue, altogether conjuring a scene to quell all worry – depicting a charmed land of centuries past.
About the Artist.
Drawing is Monique’s technique of choice with an emphasis on landscape through which the viewer is able to connect not only with the represented vista but also with the artist.
It is this junction Monique searches for in her work; beyond a description of the visible world, her drawings are a connection to memory and personal experience.
Since completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing at RMIT, Monique has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in Melbourne and Yogjakarta, Indonesia. Monique has completed artist in residency programs in Indonesia and the United States, on three occasions. Monique has been awarded the ROI Art prize, the Brunswick Street Gallery Works on Paper Prize and has been a finalist in the A.M.E Bale Prize for Drawing, the Toyota Spirit Art Prize and the Cambridge Studio Gallery Portrait Prize. Monique live and works in Melbourne.
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Due to the popularity of previous openings and the current government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are hosting two seperate opening sessions for Halcyon Earth to ensure there is ample capacity. These are invitation only events and numbers will be strictly limited, meaning RSVP is essential. Alternatively feel free to call or email us direct to organise a private viewing.