Art & Drawing Feed

After doing the Uglieland Walking Tour, I popped onto the Art Gallery of Western Australia on the way back to my Northbridge digs. There's something about galleries and visual art that speaks to my soul. I can't quite put what it is into words but isn't that always the way... Read more →

While my gorgeous girl was at Sovereign Hill learning all about being a school student in the 1850s, I headed into the centre of Ballarat to visit the Ballarat Art Gallery. They were showing a special double header exhibition entitled Morris and Beyond. The exhibition showcased the work of artists... Read more →

How many female artists can you name? How many of those are Australian? Less than a quarter of the artists represented in the National Gallery of Australia’s collection in Canberra are female. Approximately a third of the artists in the NGA’s Indigenous collection are female. This is in spite of... Read more →

It's been a long time since I've done any drawing. I did a fair amount of art during the big lockdown last year but this winter I've been focussed on all things Pocketry - namely the brand new poetry podcast, Pocketry Presents which seems to have taken over my life... Read more →

I was a little disappointed by this exhibition at Federation Square's Ian Potter Gallery. It was billed as Australian Impressionism and although there were many impressive paintings, not many of them seemed to be in a typical Impressionism style typified by Monet whose paintings I saw a couple of years... Read more →