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Unfurl – slowly. look. see.

Tue April 10 at 10:00 am - Sun April 22 at 5:00 pm

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One event on Mon 12 March 2018, at 6:00am

Free

A nature inspired works in paper and steel called “Unfurl” is the inaugural exhibition by Orange artists, Colleen Southwell and Peter Worsley.

Underpinning “Unfurl” is mindful celebration of our natural surroundings and the everyday – taking time to notice the design brilliance of nature and bringing it to the fore through sculptural pieces.

Colleen’s collection for Unfurl includes a series of finely detailed botanical and insect inspired artworks. Her three-dimensional works combine detailed drawing in pigment, fine gauge wire, thread, watercolour and found materials. Each delicately assembled piece is mounted onto paper using entomology pins giving the appearance of floating, then framed in custom made box or entomology frames.

These fine and fragile pieces are juxtaposed against the strong forms of Peter’s sculptural work, also inspired by the natural environment, interpreted in steel and beautiful in their simplicity. Constructed in new and reclaimed steel and timber, assembled and welded, the strength of Peter’s work lies in crisp lines and simple forms.

Together, the collection is a nod to the beauty in our surroundings discovered when we take time to pause, look , see.

Artists Statement – Colleen Southwell

Colleen is a garden designer, horticulturalist, founder of “The Garden Curator” and recipient of the TNSW State Medal for Horticulture. Through her unique garden design practice she crafts meticulous hand drawn designs. She specialises in aerial illustrations of her client’s garden or property, finely detailed and rendered in pigment and watercolour.

As an artist Colleen works in a range of mediums including watercolour, oils and mixed media. Her penchant is for finely detailed work inspired by the garden, the natural world, and a commitment to taking time to appreciate the everyday.

Contact Details: Colleen Southwell
Ph: 0427640260
colleenesouthwell@gmail.com
www.thegardencurator.com.au
Instagram @thegardencurator
Facebook : The Garden Curator

Artists Statement – Peter Worsley

Peter is a practicing professional in spatial science and three-time Paralympian. He has overcome significant physical obstacles to develop and perfect his love for sculpture.

A self-proclaimed “hobbyist” sculptor, Peter spends evenings and weekends ensconced in his workshop, conjuring and crafting works of art from new and reclaimed steel.

Much of Peter’s work reflects his love for the environment, paying homage to the design mastery of nature through simple strong lines and forms. He is a regional sculpture prize recipient and his works grace gardens locally and beyond.

Peter Worsley Ph: 0429052572
p.m.worsley@gmail.com
Facebook: Sculptures by Peter Worsley

Details

Start:
Tue April 10 at 10:00 am
End:
Sun April 22 at 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.thegardencurator.com.au

Venue

The Corner Store Gallery
382 Summer Street
ORANGE, NSW 2800 Australia
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Phone:
0448 246 209
Website:
www.cornerstoregallery.com/

Other

Local Government Area
Orange
Artform
Visual arts, Multi-Arts

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