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Julia Roche & Michael Ferris

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Julia Roche & Michael Ferris

Sat 28 May - Mon 27 June


10am – 4pm (Thursday – Monday) or by appointment

Sculptural and hanging works by Julia Roche & Michael Ferris.


Julia Roche explores her immediate surroundings situated in the ever-changing landscape, bearing witness to the emotive and sublime qualities of the environment. She grew-up and currently lives on Wiradjuri country at the property ‘Wooroola’ near Mangoplah in regional New South Wales. As land custodians Roche and her family are learning about, and respect the changing cycles of the ecosystem and the disquieting power of nature.

Her paintings elicit conversations about our relationship with the environment, encouraging a shift away from transient, fleeting associations towards more sustained, symbiotic connections. Working in her studio, a repurposed woolshed, she is immersed in the landscape and exposed to the elements. Her layering processes and intuitive gestural marks are abstract transfigurations of the real and the illusory, evoking the essence of place and marking a moment in time.

Michael Ferris’ focuses on botanical form when creating sculpture, challenging traditional methods to transform ordinary materials into something eye-catching yet unexpected. Organic in shape and appearance, Ferris creates pieces that look like they could have lived or grown in the environment they reside in.

Image credit: Twisting At Nightfall, 2022, oil, mixed media on canvas, 165 x 165cm, Stability | by Michael Ferris

Rosby Wines & Guesthouse


Sat 28 May
Mon 27 June
Event Category:


Rosby Wines
0428 635 993
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Local government area
Mid-Western Region: Mudgee, Gulgong, Kandos, Rylstone and villages
Visual arts
Sourced from listings, newsletters or community


Rosby Wines, Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Mudgee
122 Strikes Ln
Eurunderee, NSW 2850 Australia
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0419 429 918


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