Master Pastellists Exhibition in Gin Gin
The Gin Gin Regional Courthouse Gallery wish to invite
you and guest to the Official Opening of our new Exhibition
PASTEL MASTERS of AUSTRALIA
These artists exhibit & teach worldwide
and are masters in their field.
Come and join us for a special afternoon of drinks and light refreshment
Saturday 03rd February from 4pm til 6pm
These artworks are on exhibition from 06th January to 28th February 2018
Gallery Hours : Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 4pm
Gin Gin Regional Courthouse Gallery
80a Mulgrave Street Gin Gin
Phone 4157 2154
Being asked to put work in to the Master Pastellists Exhibition in Gin Gin gave me an opportunity to exhibit some work that I could not bring myself to paint over.
I often reuse old works (both on canvas and on paper) as I don’t like to have work sitting around after it has done its dash. If it’s been in a couple of shows and passed its use-by date, then it is covered in gesso if a canvas and taken out of its frame and covered with pastel primer if it’s on paper.However, there are some that I can’t bring myself to destroy. They languish in my studio.
The Gin Gin show is an opportunity for me to bring them back into the light for a little while.This regional Gallery is in a beautiful little heritage house right in the town. The volunteers run a tea/coffee service and you can enjoy some baked goods as well- when I was there, the tables on the verandah each had a fresh rose to appreciate. Some examples of older works (I also have on show my new series of pastel on texture and over collage) in the Gin Gin exhibition: