Salon 2014 features a powerhouse of work by leading contemporary artists most of whom work and practice in Newcastle.
Nicola Hensel takes drawing to new heights, her work captures both drama and fleeting beauty, she has been exhibited in the Dobell prize for drawing and is also represented in major public collections. Vera Zulumovski’s prints are like no other, her works are highly articulate and accomplished prints. She has exhibited both in Australia and internationally.
Rachel Milne has recently arrived in Newcastle from the UK and is already making a splash, in 2011 she was elected an Artist Member of the Royal West of England Academy and most recently won the Singleton Portrait prize.
David Waller is now based in Wellington NZ he produces engaging drawings which delight and inspire and has illustrated children’s books such as Farmer Fred’s Cow by Margaret Wild.
Robert Cleworth is also represented in major collections such as the National Gallery in Canberra and has been exhibiting with Legge Gallery in Sydney for many years.
Salon 2014 represents an exciting opportunity to see the work of a group of inspired artists working across painting, printmaking and sculpture. It runs for two weeks 15-25 Jan 2014 as part of the Madeleine Kelman 11 pop up gallery made possible by Renew Newcastle in the Emporium formerly known as the old DJs building.
Open 15 – 25 January 2014
Wed 10-4, Thurs 10-6, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4
The Emporium Shop 3 & 4, 185 Hunter St Mall, Newcastle (old DJs building)
This project made possible by Renew Newcastle