Secret swimming hole celebrated in summer exhibition.

Hope: Group Exhibition at Studio Altenburg, Braidwood opens 17 December. The Bombay swimming hole on the Shoalhaven River is a favourite for Braidwood locals looking to cool off without having to slug it to the coast. With huge granite rocks and sandy alcoves, it’s the perfect place to swim in the sunshine. It’s a place loved by locals and largely forgotten by outsiders since it … Continue reading Secret swimming hole celebrated in summer exhibition.

Prawns push turkeys off the table this Christmas.

Red Fish, Blue Fish art exhibition at Purple Noon Gallery Prawns and oysters are pushing a lot of turkeys off the Christmas table this year as Australians continue to embrace our abundant seafood for the holidays. It’s the inspiration behind artist Ray Monde’s new exhibition, ´Red Fish, Blue Fish’, at Purple Noon Gallery. A celebration of fish: an essential part of the Australian summer. “My … Continue reading Prawns push turkeys off the table this Christmas.

What does it mean when a crown is upside down?

What is the symbolism of a crown that is upside down? It’s stitched into my trousers and jeans. It’s embroidered on my shirts. I wear it as a ring on my right hand. And of course, it’s signed on the corner of every piece of artwork. What is the story behind the upside down crown? On early artworks the crown signature was upright with a … Continue reading What does it mean when a crown is upside down?