Ray Monde captures the simple joy of a river in summer in his new solo exhibition at Michael Reid Southern Highlands. The artworks thread a connection along the Shoalhaven River between Riverbend, Ray Monde’s home and studio, to Riversdale, part of Arthur Boyd’s estate at Bundanon. There’s a deep interplay between the stillness of the monolithic landforms and the constant movement of the river, reflecting … Continue reading How the Shoalhaven River connects two Australian artists; Arthur Boyd and Ray Monde.
The exhibition After the Fires by Ray Monde opens at Purple Noon Gallery on the one-year anniversary of the devastating bushfires around Braidwood. Continue reading After the Fires opens at Purple Noon Gallery
I like the sense of accomplishment you get from learning new skills, even though it can be extraordinarily frustrating until you find some comfort and confidence in your new found skills. After four days under the direction of Kerrie Lester I’m finding that I am trying new stuff and enjoying it. Although I will certainly be glad to see the back of the chickens! Continue reading Day 4: Mixed media at National Arts School