A Tree For All - Rainbow Creek never looked so good!

A Tree For All - Rainbow Creek never looked so good!

We are in the final month of our 20th Year Program and we are still celebrating. So come and join us and take shelter from our dynamic spring weather and enjoy the variety of interpretations the artists have made of the title A Tree For All. Image:Sophia Hewson, Loch Ness, oil and resin on board 2013

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Flood delays exhibition but Frogs in Full Voice

Flood delays exhibition but Frogs in Full Voice

We have had to delay the exhibition program due to being inundated by flood waters during the recent extreme rainfall this June.  Over 250mm last weekend. There is an upside to all of this rain, the garden and trees are getting a great drink the local farmers are pleased to have a good soaking and the Cowwarr Art Space has become a frog habitat. 

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Future Now Workshop

Future Now Workshop

Exhibiting artist Catherine Evans led Cowwarr Primary students in a hands-on workshop where they scoured the grounds of the Art Space and gathered material to create their own plaster ‘remnant’ of the local environment. 

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Future Now 2012: Exhibition of Victorian College of the Arts Honours Graduates

Future Now 2012: Exhibition of Victorian College of the Arts Honours Graduates

Future Now 2012, an annual exhibition of Victorian College of the Arts honours graduates. The Substation in association with the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) is touring the Future Now exhibition. Curator, Jessica Bridgfoot, Visual Arts Program Manager, The Substation. Image: Installation by Catherine Evans

 

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Amanda Thompson: recent woodcuts

Amanda Thompson: recent woodcuts

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE ARTIST AT THE OPENING EVENT
Sunday 3 March 2-5 pm, Exhibition runs, 1 March - 15 April 2013
Latrobe Valley artist Amanda Thompson shares a passion for printmaking and a studio with Kate Zizys founder of Greenworks Press.

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Cowwarr Art Space is closed due to the uncertainty of fire conditions

Cowwarr Art Space is closed due to the uncertainty of fire conditions

The Cowwarr Art Space is closed to the public this coming week due to the uncertainty of fire conditions at the moment. We have had 3 grass fires in the last 24 hrs in close proximity to the gallery, (with 300 metres) All safe thanks to our CFA and emergency services.The CFA advises that the grass-fires at Cowwarr have been controlled and are unrelated to the adjacent Aberfeldy bushfire that threatened the township over the last couple of weeks.

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Clive Murray-White MUSEUM @ Gippsland Art Gallery

Clive Murray-White MUSEUM @ Gippsland Art Gallery

Museum is the latest exhibition from pre-eminent Gippsland artist Clive Murray-White to draw from antiquity in order to elucidate the present. Working with his muse Iris Bendor, Murray-White presents a suite of new marble heads supported by geometric metal stands.

While speaking engagingly of time, beauty and material, each work transcends the tradition of marble sculpture to form an eloquent enquiry into art-making today..... Simon Gregg Curator, Gippsland Art Gallery

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Daniel Crawshaw - Preview

Daniel Crawshaw - Preview

Daniel is an artist who likes to experience the landscape he paints. Cowwarr’s proximity to the high country the generosity of Parks Vic. Rangers Mike Dower and Wayne McCallum and his willingness to get out into the mountains in all weathers has resulted in a collection of paintings that he will use as preparative works for an exhibition in the Sidney Nolan Trust on the Welsh border later this year. 

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Squishface & Fraser

Squishface & Fraser

You are invited to the opening event on Sunday 8 July @ 2pm

Printmaker: Sue Fraser & Squishface Comic Studio Artists: Marta Tesoro, Ben Hutchings, Ive Sorocuk, David Blumenstein, Sarah Howell, Jo Waite.

Marathon Weekend:Comics Country Road Trip 7-8 July  Squishface Studio Artists will run an Open Comic Studio at the Cowwarr Art Space and are inviting the general public and those with a specific interest in Comics, Illustration and Zines to get involved, bring your sketchbooks, ideas and let your imagination run wild! 

Image: Ben Hutchings: Bomb Bro Cliff

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Women in transience: soul searching in Gippsland via Open ABC

Women in transience: soul searching in Gippsland via Open ABC

Sculptor Clive Murray White and painter Bill Young capture the contemplative nature of women who come to Gippsland via two very different art forms.

On a recent visit to Cowwarr, I caught up with two very different artists, marble sculptor Clive Murray White and Gippsland painter Bill Young.  ABC OPEN interview by Open Producer Rachael Lucas

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