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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


Dave Groom Exhibition

Dave Groom will be opening his latest solo exhibition at Marks and Gardner Gallery at Mt Tamborine on Friday the 26th April. For the first time in many years, Groom will be exhibiting charcoal drawings along with his oil paintings inspired by the landscape that surrounds his studio at Beechmont, in Southeast Queensland. Some of the charcoals are study pieces for the oils done for the show. Marks and Gardner is located at 69 Main Western Rd North Tamborine and is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am - 4pm ph 55454992. You can see Dave's exhibition online at his arthives site from the 22nd April.

Joyce Blanche selected for Milburn Art Prize

Joyce Blanche's work, "GWV Committee Members", has been selected as a finalist in the inaugural Milburn Art Prize. The official opening of the Milburn Art Prize will be held on May 3, 2013. This is the inaugural year of the Brisbane Institute of Art Milburn Art Prize, named in memory of talented artist and inspiring BIA tutor, Paul Milburn who died in 2011. The exhibition runs from May 3 until May 15 at the Institute's premises at Grafton Street, Windsor, Brisbane.

Kym Barrett Transforms

Kym Barrett’s recent work will be showing at Rosebed St Gallery & Studio (13 Rosebed St, Eudlo, Sunshine Coast, Qld) in a three-way joint exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS, with Jane Welsh and Victoria Fitzpatrick, Opening is on Sunday April 21, 2pm-5pm. Kym’s TRANSFORMATIONS series refers to the simple message of trees in their acceptance of the seasonal shedding of their bark. This process allows new potentials for growth until the next season of letting go arrives. ‘There is beauty and wisdom in this crucial pattern of transformation - out of death comes life.’

Cosmological Display

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has created a COSMOLOGY gallery on her website. The Gallery displays a selection of oil on linen and gouache on paper paintings.

New Allyson Reynolds Moths Suite

Allyson Reynolds has now released all 10 prints in her Moths Suite. The quality of these prints is outstanding and they are all printed in small limited editions, each one signed and numbered by the artist and embossed with the printmakers chop. To celebrate the realease there is free shipping worldwide on orders placed by the end of April 2013.

Score for a Mineral Landscape

Developed during an extended Artist in Residency stay in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, composer/musician Heinz Riegler will exhibit new work in collaboration with visual artist Allyson Reynolds at the Focus Gallery (for new media) within the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery starting from June 22nd 2013. Titled Score for a Mineral Landscape, the exhibition will be anchored by a joint installation featuring new works by Allyson Reynolds alongside audio composed and recorded by Riegler.

Last Days for Time and the Elements

Stephen Newton’s survey exhibition time and the elements: Stephen Newton - a survey which highlights sculptures in wood made by the artist over the last 15 years, concludes on 20 April. The exhibition includes works sourced from public and private collections, produced over the past 25 years. The exhibition opens runs from the 23 February until the 20 April at the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture. Time and the Elements is accompanied by a full colour catalogue with an introductory essay by Louise-Martin Chew, published by artHIVES.

Rachael Lee - Evolving Landscapes

Rachael Lee's solo exhibition - Evolving seeks order - opened at Logan Art Gallery (Cnr Wembley Rd and Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central, Qld) on Friday 5 April and continues to 11 May. Rachael examines growth and change in the local natural environment using patterns and repeated organic shapes to form idealised landscapes.

Sasi Victoire Watermark at Tank Arts Centre

Cairns based printmaker, Sasi Victoire has just returned from a residency in Chiang Mai, Thailand and will be exhibiting the resulting works in Watermark at Tanks Arts Centre (Tank 4, 46 Collins Street, Edge Hill, Qld) from 19 April to 12 May. The residency provided the artist with the opportunity to be challenged in a foreign environment and bring new influences to her work. It is also an opportunity to forge links with staff and students of Chiang Mai University, through collaborative works.

Goodbye Doggett Street

The final Doggett Street Studio exhibition at its current location at 85 Doggett Street, Newstead - opens on Friday 15 March (6-8pm) and continues on Saturday 16 March (10am-4pm). The exhibition will feature the first and last ever sale of artworks by Allyson Reynolds, Scott Whitaker and Stephen Mok. While Doggett Street Studio will be closing at its current location, it will continue to do projects into the future.

Nicola Moss - Culture Ecology at SGAR

Nicola Moss' solo exhibition - Culture Ecology - presents new works developed from her artist in residence experiences at Hill End. Historical and contemporary influences of making home and the shaping of Hill End's ecology are explored. This silhouette series of hand cut paper works and large wall installation feature at SGAR: Spiro Grace Art Rooms (255 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill, Qld. Ph:07 3839 8925) opens on Friday 15 March (6 - 8pm) and continues until 6 April.

Stephen Newton Survey

Stephen Newton’s practice as a sculptor is inspired by wood and the weathering effects of nature. time and the elements: Stephen Newton - a survey highlights sculptures in wood made by the artist over the last 15 years. Sourced from public and private collections, the sculptures were created on Newtons 40 acre property at Dayboro. Over the past 25 years Newton has produced a prolific body of sculptural forms rich in symbolic meaning. His practice encompasses studio work, environmental installations, public realm sculpture commissions and collaborative projects throughout city, regional and remote areas of Australia.