7 May – 24 May 2008: The 2PiR Artists 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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Vita Beder, Untitled, 2008

The 2PiR Artists 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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Rachel Rovay, Palm Tree (detail), 2007

In honour of their long association with the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation the 2PiR Artists tenth anniversary exhibition will be opened in support of the OCRF by Dr. Andrew Stephens, OCRF NAB Research Fellow.

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Aloma Treister, House 2 (detail), 2008

The 2PiR Artists began meeting regularly in 1998 and have now been exhibiting together for nearly a decade.  Their first exhibition opened at Span Galleries on 5 October, 1999.

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Pam Wragg, Dialogue with Forms (detail), 2008

Over the past ten years the group has exhibited in Melbourne galleries, regional galleries, as well as at the Monash University, Prato Campus in Italy.

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Wendy Kelly, Ghosts, 2008

Whilst retaining a solid core membership, the group is somewhat fluid with members occasionally departing and new artists being invited to join.

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Lilian Townsend, Dancer (detail), 2008

Individual members of the 2PiR Artists group are represented in state and regional galleries, university collections, and major private collections in Australia and overseas.  Recipients of fellowships, travel grants and major awards, some have held artist-in-residence positions and completed numerous commissions.

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Isabel Davies, Italian Memory Box No. 4, 2008

Members of the group have been hung in major exhibitions, such as the Blake Prize, the Dobell Drawing Prize, and exhibited regularly in artist run spaces, commercial galleries in Australia and overseas.