Sunday, 11 December 2016

TWINS


Acrylic, ink and Posca on board, 2016. [diptych / dimensions variable]

These paintings were made for display in a group show at Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt.

TWINS is a revision of the first mirrored pair I made in 2015 during my MFA titled Situs Inversus. Utilizing my now refined geometries while reworking a known outcome, using the same colour scheme was an enjoyable exercise and I am happy with the (updated) result.

Articulate Turns Six is on until the 24th of December and includes work by: Adrian Hall, Adrian Hobbs, Alan Schacher/Mike Leggett, Alexandra Mitchell, Anke St├Ącker, Anya Pesce, Barbara Halnan, Cecilia White, Chantal Grech, Christine Myerscough, Danica Knezevic, Elizabeth Ashburn, Elizabeth Day, Jennifer O’Brien, John von Sturmer, Julie Brooke, Kirsten Drewes/Elizabeth Rankin, Lesley Giovanelli, Liz Coats, Margaret Roberts, Marlene Sarroff, Marta Ferracin, Niall Robb, Nola Farman, Noelene Lucas, Pam Leung, Paul Sutton, Raw Contemporary (Ryuichi Fujimura, Linda Luke, Gideon Payten-Griffiths, Kirsten Packham, Angela French, Renay Pepita), Ro Murray, Rose Ann McGreevy, Rox de luca, Steven Fasan, Sue Callanan, Susan Buret, Sylvia Griffin, Vivienne Dadour, Toni Warburton and Yvette Hamilton.

Saturday, 19 November 2016

RE-ATTEMPTS


Mutant, acrylic, ink and posca on board, 2016. [40 x 30 cm]


RE-ATTEMPTS is a group exhibition to be held at gWilson Gallery, Lewisham and opening on Sunday 20th November 3-6pm.

I will be showing new work made recently at 411 studios.

Also included in the exhibition is work by Ciaran Begley, Priscilla Bourne, Simon Lawrence, and Kasane Low.

Thanks to Ciaran Begley and Priscilla Bourne for organizing it all.

The exhibition will run until the 4th of December 2016.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Ogre



Acrylic and ink on board. [40 x 30 cm]

The second in a new series of paintings. A strange hypnotic flow of free association.

©ADG2016

Friday, 16 September 2016

Joker


Acrylic, ink and spray paint on board. [40 x 30 cm]

New work / odd face.

This is the first painting I have finished after moving in to my new studio. It took some time to set up my work-space, but I am really feeling at home there now. After finishing this first piece I look forward to building a new series, upon such a foundation.

©ADG2016

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Unknown Potential




Acrylic, ink, coloured pencil and marker pen on binder board.


These studies continue from drawings that were focused on thinking about patterned coloured grounds and utilize a known technique working with marker pens.

Starting the pattern with a straight line at the top, moving down line by line and alternating through a series of colours repeatedly. As the pattern progresses the lines begin to form natural waves as your hand wobbles tracing the previous line across the surface.

The results of placing two knowns together produce an offspring rich with unknown potentials.

©ADG2016

Friday, 1 July 2016

Test Patterns




Digital vector graphics with colour ramp.

These patterns are digital experiments that continue from drawings previously made with coloured pencil. Here the focus is on whole shapes or negative spaces, while looking at how they interact and overlap. Static images that stand still like television test cards, used to assist viewers in the calibration of their TV set.

Sustaining this work has altered my understanding of composition, within the restrictions of the isometric geometry, and I continue with the intention that these techniques will be applied to painting.

©ADG2016

Monday, 27 June 2016

Fixed Air


Fixed Air, 2015 (Acrylic and ink on board). [115x60cm]

This was the final painting I made during my MFA, and was shown in the graduate exhibition held in December 2015 at the SCA galleries. Utilizing the vocabulary developed during my studio research, I feel this painting is the culmination of everything I learned. 

 ©ADG2016