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Published by artHIVES for the first time on the occasion of the exhibition Moth Song at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London in January 2012.
Allyson Reynolds | moth song
an interdisciplinary collaboration between visual artist Allyson Reynolds and composer Heinz Riegler.
score for a mineral landscape
12" Black Vinyl recording
100 page full colour hardcover book.
Unique Heinz Riegler drawing
Handcrafted embossed clam-shell soldander box
New artHIVES Publication
Ross Booker | Out from Alice
Ross Booker Out from Alice cover.jpg


Jocelyn Thompson at Art Meets Science

Jocelyn Thompson’s new series ‘Collecting Nature: Boxed Sets’ appeared at the Art Meets Science exhibition, Ecosciences Precinct, Brisbane.

Elisabeth Lawrence - Simply Summer

Simply Summer is the title of Elisabeth Lawrence’s latest collection of works which show a fresh perspective of Australian culture through untraditional colours and slight metaphysical distortion of the subject mater. Elisabeth has been represented by the Tiffany Jones Fine Art Gallery (138 Burnett St, Buderim, Qld) since early 2013 and this will be her first solo exhibition with the gallery. The official opening will be on Sunday 7th December and the exhibition continues to the10th January. The gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday but will be closed between Christmas to New Years Day.

Brimblecombe-Fox in PANDORA


Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox's blog Art@Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has been selected for inclusion in the National Library Of Australia’s PANDORA [Australia’s web archive] site for archiving ‘online publications and websites of lasting significance’. PANDORA is an official site for archiving 'online publications and websites of lasting significance' and 'research value' in perpetuity.

Gold Rush for artists

This year's Gold Rush Art Competition run by the Gympie Regional Council run from  8 until 18 October 2014 saw Adrian Hunter crowned the overall winner with his painting Recurrent.

Kathryn Blumke's Urban Landscape

Kathryn Blumke is having a solo exhibition called The Urban Landscape; Wavell Heights Series at the Brisbane Institute Of Art, 41 Grafton Street Windsor. The exhibition opens November 7 and concludes November 18.

Blumke is interested in developing sensations between colours from her local area and stripes and rectangles to describe the urban landscape.

Elizabeth Poole's Installations and exhibition

From 25 September until 1 October Elizabeth Poole, in the company two other independent ephemeral artists, Corrie Wright and Judy Barrass, created installations in the grounds of Spicers Tamarind Retreat at Maleny. In response to the site and thanks to RADF sponsorship via Arts Connect Inc., all three artists devised completely different works. Poole labelled her work Agrarian Memories - a tribute using string patterning on the remaining farm fences, as well as utilising old discarded fencing wire. All of Poole's work was white in order to invoke the idea of memory.

Pinto and Folio

For many years Sandy Okalyi has been part of artHIVES, and is a past exhibitor at Doggett Street Studio. Sandy would like to let other artists know about an opportunity she hopes many will embrace and benefit from.  A couple of months ago Pinto Gallery opened its doors to emerging and established artists. The gallery is available for weekly and fortnightly exhibitions, its a large industrial space, centrally located and available and very affordable rates.

Harriet Posner at Boundary Street Markets

Harriet Posner presently has an on going exhibition leading up to Christmas at the Boundary Street Markets, Westend. Posner says "It's great to get some of my paintings out of storage and to add new pieces weekly. I have a large range of homemade gift cards and A4 Framed 'Those Moments' pictures".  Posner has also begun screenprinting one of my more popular pieces Bodylines onto functional fabric items which will be available at the markets. The markets are open Friday nights from 4-10pm, Saturdays 11am - 6ish and Sundays 9 to 3pm. Please check the Boundary Street Markets website for any changes in times.

Ross Booker - Out from Alice

Out of Alice — painting and drawing in central Australia is published by artHIVES. This 140 page hardcover publication contains 60 full colour reproductions of works and many photographs from artists camps in remote central Australia. The book includes an essay by curator, Elizabeth Bates.

The book can be ordered from Blurb books - 

The release of this book coincided with Booker's exhibition at Woolloongabba Art Gallery Upstairs ( in November 2013.

Final Days for score for a mineral landscape

score for a mineral landscape a unique collaborative installation by Allyson Reynolds and Heinz Riegler concludes on 10 August 2013 at the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery (4 Hasking Street, Caboolture). The installation which combines two bodies of work; a 15 meter long painting by Reynolds and a thirty-two minute, six channel audio composition by Riegler, has been a moving experince for visitors and is a must see for those able to get to the gallery. A short film by Paul Rankin documenting the installation is in production and Riegler's score will be will enter the collection of the Nation Film and Sound Archive.

Elisabeth Lawrence in two new exhibitions

Elisabeth Lawrence is exhibiting new work in an exhibition titled I can See Bondi. It explores images of Sydney from a suburban perspective. The exhibition is at the Art2Muse Gallery, 357 New South Head Road, Double Bay, Sydney and will be open from 27th August to the 9th September. Elisabeth will also be part of a group show PROOF.

This exhibition will showcase contemporary prints from local printmakers and will open August 9th at the Metcalfe Gallery, 41 Grafton Street, Windsor, and continue to August 21st.

Stephen Mok Faces Facts

Stephen Mok's latest exhibition 'Face Facts' will opening 6pm Thursday 22 August 2013 presented by Mild Manners at k.O.M.A Project (Shop 2/30 James St, Fortitude Valley, Queensland) and will continue until 13 October.

The exhibition will include Mok's whimsical bitter and twisted paintings. According to the artist, "Make sure you put this date in your diary unless you want to be black-listed for life".