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WOW!!

Over 300 guests helped us celebrate our 10th Birthday with IM]PRESS[IVE: Printmakers from the Geelong region AND Life][Still Life: Linda Robertson + Raja Norzlipah!

Closes this Saturday!

If you missed the BIG opening of these two great exhibitions, and you weren't among the many who've been through in the last week, then you have until this Saturday to see some of Geelong region's best printmakers together with Linda Robertson and Raja Norzlipah - all under the one roof!

 

Click here to preview THE exhibitions

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Introducing a new artist to Metropolis:

LUCY HARDIE

"I seek for my work to facilitate in the viewer a deeper experience of Life's infinite beauty and mystery, to help others remember our already free and interconnected nature."

 

Metropolis Gallery is very happy to be representing emerging Australian artist Lucy Hardie in Geelong. Lucy specialises in fine pen and ink drawings and we have five works available at the gallery as limited edition giclee prints.

Born in Shepparton, Victoria, she began her education at a Waldorf school that her parents built on their farm and it was here that her artistic inclinations were fostered. Surrounded by her parent's extensive collection of art books, she became enchanted at an early age by the work of Grünewald, Repin and the illustrations by H. J. Ford and Ivan Bilibin, often losing herself in their otherworldy imagery. Lucy completed a Bachelor of Illustration at NMIT in Melbourne in 2012.

 

Click here to SEE MORE WORKS BY LUCY HARDIE

Alison Munti Riley paintingGeelong Picture Framers at Metropolis Gallery

Geelong Picture Framers is a busy custom framing workshop located upstairs at Metropolis Gallery. We specialise in the conservation framing of paintings and works on paper, sentimental family treasures and memorabilia. We stretch canvases and also frame everything from posters and paintings to football jumpers and other 3D objects.

We'll help select a frame that not only enhances the work: it's important that the frame, matt, backing board and glass are going to help preserve it for many years to come.

Geelong Picture Framers turn your pictures into art!

 

Click here for more information

 

Upcoming August Exhibiton

KENNETH JACK: Classic and Rare Works

Paintings Drawings + Prints

9 - 24 August

This exhibition of significant paintings, drawings and prints from the Jack Family Collection includes many that are being made available for the first time. A number of the works are well known, featuring in books and publications about the life and art of Kenneth Jack.

Robert Ingpen will launch this exhibition on Opening Night 6-8pm Friday 9 August.

 


 

Local Artists shorlisted in the 2013 Geelong Acquistive Print Awards

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Some big congratulations are in order for three terrific local artists Alex Game (picture above), Anita Iacovella and Debra Jackson who have been shortlisted for the '2013 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards'! You can see more of their work in our current show 'IM]PRESS[IVE: Printmakers from the Geelong Region'.

And congratulations to all other shortlisted printmakers in the Geelong Gallery Print Awards including David Bosun (our recent Torres Strait show), David Frazer, Rona Green, Deborah Klein, Marco Luccio, Marion Manifold, Heather Shimmen, Wayne Viney and Deborah Williams who have all exhibited in our Printmaking shows over the last couple of years.

 

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