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Debutantes. 12. Ashleigh Garwood

Art Collector #75
January-March 2016
Chloe Wolifson

With analogue processes holding hipster-esque appeal in the face of the ubiquitousness of the digital, one needs to look beyond nostalgia-inducing filter effects to find strong contemporary photography. One promising exponent of the craft is Ashleigh Garwood, whose work fusing analogue and digital processes made its solo commercial gallery debut in May 2015 at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. ...more


The Quarterly 2.1


Summer 2016
Brenda May Gallery

Exhibition information and news for the first quarter - January to March 2016 - at Brenda May Gallery. ...more


Deck the Walls

Country Style
December 2015
Catherine McCormack

Homage to the Everyday (Indigo) yarn installation by Al Munro from Brenda May Gallery. ...more


The Planner. Visual Art. 30 Years/30 Artists/30 Works

SMH (Spectrum)
5-6 December 2015

Brenda May Gallery is celebrating 30 years in the art business with a carefully curated exhibition from the archives. There are 30 works from 30 artists - one for each year the gallery has been operating. ...more


20 things to see, hear. Art | 30 Years | 30 Artists | 30 Works

Sydney Morning Herald
4 December 2015
Sharne Wolff

Brenda May celebrates 30 years in the gallery business with a retrospective exhibition, featuring work from many artists fostered during the period, including James Guppy, John Kelly, Carol Murphy (pictured) and Nicole Welch. ...more


Wallpaper* City Guide - Sydney

Phaidon Press
2015

Brenda May, for instance, represents emerging and established Australian talent including painter and printmaker Robert Boynes and Peter Tilley. ...more


30 Years | 30 Artists | 30 Works

Exhibition Catalogue
December 2015
Brenda May Gallery

Exhibition catalogue for the exhibition '30 Years | 30 Artists | 30 Works' 2015. Essays by Megan Fizell, Sascha Gianella, and Anna Lawrenson.

Available for purchase from the Gallery, $10 + postage. ...more


Al Munro: Materiality and the Microscopic

Textile Fibre Forum
December 2015
Olivia Welch

Canberra born and based artist Al Munro uses textiles to merge the worlds of art, mathematics and science. A collector of fabrics and yarn of every texture and tone, Munro's affection for textiles is very clear.

Her passion for the exploration of ideas within this medium has ensured visually interesting results.

In 2013 Munro completed a doctorate at Canberra's Australian National University (ANU) looking at how textiles and textile-
inspired practices could be used to interpret the scientific field of Crystallography, which the artist defines as, 'the study and mapping of atom arrangements within a solid'. ...more


30 Years | 30 Artists | 30 Works

Art Almanac
December 2015/January 2016

This year marks Brenda May's 30th year as a Gallery Director, from her early days at Access Art Gallery in Balmain, to Forest Lodge, and Redfern, to now at Brenda May Gallery at Danks Street. ...more


Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera coming to Sydney as part of the 2016 line-up at Art Gallery of NSW

Daily Telegraph
15 October 2015
Elizabeth Fortescue

The Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial will run from July to December 2016 with works by artists Noel McKenna, Jumaadi, Richard Lewer, Maria Kontis, Catherine O'Donnell and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu.

Curator Anne Ryan said O'Donnell will do a scale wall drawing of a fibro house in her photo realistic style. ...more


The Mix

ABC
19 September 2015
James Valentine

In a recent segment filmed at Sydney Contemporary for the ABC's "The Mix" by James Valentine, James Guppy was interviewed with the delightful collectors, Simon + Julie Ford. The piece aired on 19 September but it can still be viewed on ABC iview until 4 October 2015. ...more


The Quarterly 1.4


Spring 2015
Brenda May Gallery

Exhibition information and news for the fourth quarter - October-December 2015 - at Brenda May Gallery. ...more


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