Opening: Non-specific Ellipsis at Wellington St Projects

I am pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings called Non-specific Ellipsis that will open July 17th 6-8pm at Wellington St Projects in Chippendale. Non-specific Ellipsis presents a series of non-objective abstract paintings that borrow the graphic qualities of the line or vector from digital culture. Rendered in watercolour on paper the works contrast the…

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Upcoming Exhibition: ‘The Anticipated Image’ at Kudos Gallery

The Anticipated Image is the culmination of 2 years of postgraduate research as a Master of Fine Arts candidate at Art & Design UNSW, Sydney. It examines media witnessing through 24-hour television news and photojournalism with a focus on the coverage of current events. The news media afford a vantage point to remotely observe crisis and catastrophe that…

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Exhibition: ‘Useless’ at Paper Plane Gallery

New work, currently hanging in an ARI just outside of the city center, in sleepy Rozelle. Come join me in the gallery this Friday for insight into my new project. Paper Plane gallery 727 Darling Street Rozelle, NSW 2039. Open Thurs-Frid 12-6pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm.

‘Useless’ Catalogue Essay

USELESS 1-18 November 2011 A discarded bottle, the plethora of photographs on the Internet, and forgotten flora. Oliver McKenzie, Ben Norris, and Chris Ross engage with the so-called ‘useless’ objects in contemporary life.  Often such detritus is the by-product of the circulation of images and objects.  It seems an object easily becomes redundant either due…

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Next Week at COFAspace

I’ve been shortlisted for this award, along with 10 others, which rewards COFA painting and drawing “excellence”. Expect the show to be a good student show, and for the crowd of attendees to dissipate instantly after the announcement!