2010, 2 -20 September; Solo Exhibition, “Solo 2010”, Monday to Friday 9-5, Sat & Sun 1-4 Tuggeranong Arts Centre Gallery, 137 Reed Street, Greenway; featuring 11 works over 15 doors.
The works in this collection delve into a range of emotions. They are presented on internal household doors (some new, most recycled) in a variety of medium. There are 11 works over 15 doors. The pieces wander through an array of genre, from my own brand of simplified Trompe L’oeil to expressive collages.
These works were produced under what can only be described as ‘trying’ circumstances. The restraints of minimal workspace and time are probably reflected in the overall theme. Also because I was working with my elbows tucked in, so to speak, they became an exploration of what could be done to a door with a bit of imagination.
The topics presented themselves, almost automatically, they just flowed onto the doors. Each door seemed to open itself to be presented in its particular way. Even the titles of the works presented themselves