August 13, 2018
Kingaroy Art Gallery’s latest exhibitions feature the whimsical, the colourful and the deeply personal.
The gallery’s August exhibitions were officially opened on Friday evening with a wine and cheese night.
In the main gallery, emerging artist Peter Breen is exploring his life in a series of works on old encyclopaedia pages which belonged to his late mother-in-law. Peter, who worked as a radiographer at Kingaroy Hospital from 1978-82, was last in Kingaroy as a judge at the inaugural David Bryce Rural Art Award in April this year.
His collection of 30 works on ripped out pages, “Against the Flow of My Constructed Self”, includes sketches of fellow train commuters in Brisbane and glimpses of County Kerry from a trip to Ireland.
Tingoora artist Robyn Dower’s exhibition in Gallery 2, “A Little Left Of Centre”, is a whimsical and good-humoured collection of paintings and papier-mâché sculptures which is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.
In Gallery 3, Hivesville artist Lesley Ann Fewtrell has brought along photographs, paintings and colourful leadlight mosaics made of glass, pottery and metal.
The three exhibitions will remain on display at the gallery throughout August. Entry is free.