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BOTANICALS UP CLOSE

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BOTANICALS UP CLOSE

Mon 18 July - Sat 27 August

Free entry

When two friends with an admiration for each other’s work and a love of nature collide.

BOTANICALS UP CLOSE

LISA STEWART

My part of the exhibition is inspired by Herbariums and my fascination on the early documentation of plant species.

Herbarium specimens are always accompanied by a label that indicates the location where the plant was growing, the collector and the date collected. Often the label also includes information about the appearance of the plant and the context or habitat where it was found.

Each herbarium specimen is assigned a unique accession number, which functions like the catalog number of a book in a library. Typically, the plants are flattened dried and mounted on uniformly sized, archival paper.

MARIA SHAW

Microscopic view: This mini-series was inspired by Greg Daly, during a workshop I attended at Strathnairn Arts in Canberra. During his glaze workshop he introduced me to a new way of observing the world and my muses. He shared the idea of using view finders, a piece of paper with a silhouette of a shape cut out.

Monochrome local flora and Vessels: I learnt ceramic illustrations from Mirra Whale using underglaze. I was interested in capturing the beauty of the botanic treasure I have found and been gifted. My botanical collection decorates my pottery studio.

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Details

Start:
Mon 18 July
End:
Sat 27 August
Cost:
Free entry
Event Category:

Organizer

Peisley St Gallery
Phone:
02 6361 4222
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Other

Local government area
Orange
Artforms
Visual arts
Source
Submitted by email

Venue

Peisley St Gallery, Orange
54 Peisley St Gallery
Orange, NSW 2795 Australia
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Phone:
02 6361 4222
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