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Artist Spotlight: Stephen Benwell

Stephen Benwell‘s work features in two current exhibitions in New South Wales, as well as an upcoming exhibition at Bundanon Art Museum. Thinking Through Pink at Wollongong Art Gallery is curated by Dr Sally Gray and includes works from the Wollongong Art Gallery collection; decorative arts from the Powerhouse collection, Sydney; posters from the archives of second-wave feminist artists Jan Fieldsend and Marie McMahon and works by invited contemporary artists. Clay Dynasty at Powerhouse Museum celebrates studio ceramics in Australia and features works from the 1960s through to the present day. The exhibition features more than 400 objects from the Powerhouse’s significant ceramics collection, including works by Stephen Benwell and Angela Brennan. The upcoming exhibition Fantastic Forms celebrates Bundanon’s 30th Anniversary. Curated by Boe-Lin Bastian and Sophie O’Brien, Fantastic forms features ceramics, sculpture and animation, and brings together new commissions by three contemporary Australian artists, Nabilah Nordin, Stephen Benwell and Rubyrose Bancroft, with Bundanon’s expansive collection of drawings by artist

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Artist Spotlight: Stephen Benwell

Stephen Benwell‘s work features in a number of current exhibitions nationally. His work was shortlisted for the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize and an exhibition of the 49 finalists’ work is currently showing at Woollahra Gallery. ⁠Voting for the Viewer’s Choice Award is open until Sunday, 20 November. Vote here.   Thinking Through Pink, opening next month at Wollongong Art Gallery also features Benwell’s work. The exhibition, described as a contemplation on the politics and pleasures of colour, is curated by Dr Sally Gray and includes works from the Wollongong Art Gallery collection; decorative arts from the Powerhouse collection, Sydney; posters from the archives of second-wave feminist artists Jan Fieldsend and Marie McMahon and works by invited contemporary artists. In addition, Stephen Benwell’s work is included in the exhibition The Sun at Midnight, currently at The Hellenic Museum, Melbourne. The exhibition features work by five contemporary artists, including Benwell and reflects the continuing influence of

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Noel McKenna in the Archibald Prize Exhibition

The Regional Tour of 2022 Archibald Finalists continues. The exhibition, including Noel McKenna‘s work, is now at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. Noel McKenna’s Archibald Prize finalist portrait of Patrick Corrigan AM, with Rosie (above) features businessman, art collector and generous benefactor Patrick Corrigan. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2000 for service to the visual arts, particularly in philanthropy. McKenna noted that “Pat is a good friend and a supporter of many artists. He lives near me and often drops by for a cup of tea and biscuits. He was born in China and has had a very interesting life, so he is always good to spend time with”. Here his is depicted with McKenna’s dog Rosie. The Archibald Prize 2022 Regional Tour Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, New South Walesuntil 4 December 2022

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Archibald Prize exhibition at Gippsland Gallery

The Archibald Prize 2021 finalists’ exhibition is now showing at Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale. The Gippsland Art Gallery is the exclusive Victorian tour venue for the Archibald Prize 2021 regional tour. We’re delighted that Julia Ciccarone’s ANZ People’s Choice Award Winning entry The Sea Within is included in the exhibition and we’re hopeful that people will be able to see the exhibition in person before it closes next month.

The Archibald Prize 2021
Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
until Sunday, 21 November 2021

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