29 November - 17 December 2005: Red Stocking

29 November - 17 December 2005: Red Stocking

Affordable contemporary art for your Christmas stocking!   Adam Boyd   Amelie Scalercio   Catherine Pilgrim   Clayton Tremlett   Daniel Dorall   Danny Renehan   Elizabeth Mellor   Fiona Cabassi   Helen Gibbins   Jarrad Stevenson   Julie Keating   Kir Larwill   Sandra Muratti   Winsome Spiller   Shirley Cass  

8 November - 26 November 2005: Paul Ruiz

8 November - 26 November 2005: Paul Ruiz

Gallery 2 The human subject is a repository of observations and memory and a vehicle for social and political engagement. It can represent a meeting of minds, a quiet and mysterious interior life as potent as the external reality which shapes and sometimes threatens it. With his drawings and paintings, Paul Ruiz explores the idea…

8 November - 26 November 2005: Alison Langley

8 November - 26 November 2005: Alison Langley

Gallery 1 Alison Langley’s work is an ongoing investigation into the construction and representation of illusory, miniature, photographic environments that are predominately quiet in their mood and solitary in their nature.  Langley creates distinctive images that activate the perceptions of each individual viewer.   Her images are tantalizingly ambiguous, often confounding the viewer about what is…

18 October - 5 November 2005: Monica Hatcher - Domestic

Gallery 3 Monica Hatcher’s exhibition, still, has been a photographic search for order, calmness, simplicity and the mundane.  Hatcher’s investigations into the domestic realm have taken her into the homes of friends and strangers.   Comparing preconceived notions of domestic life with the eventual reality, hatcher looks for indicators within the minute details of the domestic environment.…

18 October - 5 November 2005: Clayton Tremlett - Concrete

Gallery 2 “Concrete”: Embodied in matter, having objective reality, existing in a particular reality, not abstract, denoting a thing and not a quality, state, or action. The idea for this series emerged from the artist’s observation of barricades, concrete structures and roadwork during his daily commute.  During this time Tremlett developed a particular interest in…

18 October - 5 November 2005: Cate Maddy

18 October - 5 November 2005: Cate Maddy

Gallery 1 Cate Maddy’s work is an investigation into the idea of domination and submission in relation to gender issues, referencing fairy-tale like imagery as a metaphor for the human struggle to find harmony within relationships, and the environment. In fairy-tales the roles of good and evil, male and female, are clearly defined.  Often animals…

27 September - 15 October 2005: Melbourne Abstraction

Four Melbourne abstract painters Ian Wells, Kim Vernon, Michael Mark and Louise Blyton are showcased inMelbourne Abstraction 2005, the second annual exhibition under this title at red gallery. The four painters are all involved with the research and manufacture of artist’s materials. Their concerns lie in the abstract possibilities suggested by their various investigations of paint, as…

6 September - 24 September 2005: Naomi Sunner - Code Purple

6 September - 24 September 2005: Naomi Sunner - Code Purple

Gallery 2 Naomie Sunner’s multi faceted self-portraits are a result of her 12 month residency at St Vincent’s Hospital. Through her digitally manipulated photographs she assumes the roles of Nurse, Doctor, Patient and Nun.  The resulting scenes explore relationships and power dynamics, perception of bodies and sexuality.  They also explore the fear of medical intervention, and…