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HOMAGE TO HOLLYWOOD GROUP SHOW

Hosted By 19 Karen

Dec 1st - Dec 29th, 2012

Lights, camera, action! Movieworld isn’t the only ‘Hollywood on the Gold Coast’ this summer with 19 KAREN Contemporary Artspace hosting a Homage to Hollywood Group Show.

BEN SHEERS – Overdrive

Hosted By 19 Karen

Oct 27th - Nov 24th, 2012

Ben Sheers is an Australian contemporary artist based on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.
Sheers works predominately in medium of oil painting and his works attempt to find moments of visual poetry within the suburbs and industrial wasteland of our cities.

CARMEL DEBREUIL – An Unbeatable Waste Of Time

Hosted By 19 Karen

Oct 27th - Nov 24th, 2012

Carmel Debreuil's work has a cast of children whose stance and attitude is full of the bravado, nonchalance and swagger of youth. It is very nostalgic and has a bit of a sense of humour.

CLARE TOMS – Fleeting Bonds

Hosted By 19 Karen

Oct 27th - Nov 24th, 2012

The Fleeting Bonds series explores memory and the concept of time as transience, the seconds and moments throughout life that blend to create the passing of time. Somewhat like a fading memory, it is in it’s transience that time holds immense value.

ABIGAEL WHITTAKER – Paper. Fish. Tree.

Hosted By 19 Karen

Sep 22nd - Oct 20th, 2012

Abigael Whittaker is working predominately in figurative painting and illustration with an emphasis on opulent textile based details. Her largely autobiographical works use metaphor and allegory to reveal the stories and dreams of human experience.

CRISTINA TROUFA – Subjective Freedom

Hosted By 19 Karen

Sep 22nd - Oct 20th, 2012

Portugal-born artist Cristina Troufa wants to consolidate the idea of a self-portrait and/or self-representation but for other hand wants to reflect on a spiritual, emotional, and psychological inner self-portrait, that may be done conceptually.

HILTON OWEN – Distant Screams

Hosted By 19 Karen

Sep 22nd - Oct 20th, 2012

Distant Screams is filled with action and ideas and unapologetically reflects modern day society back onto us in a confident and quirky way.

MASHA VERESHCHENKO – The Last Heartbeat

Hosted By 19 Karen

Sep 22nd - Oct 20th, 2012

Masha Vereshchenko was born in Ryazan, Russia to an artistic family - all of whom struggled to pursue art. Her work is heavily inspired by Russian iconography and the dark, wood-carved fairy tale creatures her father created.

The Art Of Spain – Group Show

Hosted By 19 Karen

Jun 9th - Jul 21st, 2012

Hola amigos! A Spanish art fiesta is coming to the Gold Coast in the form of The Art of Spain Group Show.

SMALL

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Apr 28th - May 26th, 2012

An international group show, bringing together 30+ artists from the USA to exhibit their work in Australia for the first time.
Curated by R Nicholas Kuszyk.

JESSE DOLMAN – Under A Blue Moon

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Mar 24th - Apr 21st, 2012

Under a Blue Moon there is a surreal world, where deformed and imaginative creatures interact; social acceptances no longer apply, gender is unspecific.

LUKE YOCUM – Champagne Hipster

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Mar 24th - Apr 21st, 2012

Champagne Hipster is a glimpse into the fake, superficial, trust-funded swine of today's Brooklyn beatnik.

SONYA G. PETERS – 21 grams of graphite

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Mar 24th - Apr 21st, 2012

This exhibition showcases Sonya's need to give form to what is considered intangible, immaterial is what I continue to explore through her arts practice

ANNE SMERDON – Symbiosis

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Feb 18th - Mar 17th, 2012

Predominantly Anne's works depict mutually beneficial relationships of a nurturing and harmonious co-existence between human, plant and animal. But every now and then a tale of the darker side of symbiosis reveals itself in a work.

FREDERIC TRUTEAU – 13 Winks to Andy

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Feb 18th - Mar 17th, 2012

'13 Winks to Andy' comes from Frederic's first nod to Andy Warhol with his painting, ‘Sardines’. It's a mixture of his style of painting in the manner of Andy Warhol and illustrates a famous story about the city of Marseille.

RICHARD DENNY – Paper Towns

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Feb 18th - Mar 17th, 2012

A ‘trap’ street is a misrepresentation on a map. It is either accidental or an intended copyright trap. Paper towns and mountains have been placed on maps for the same purpose. Presented here are some characters and stories from a Paper Town.

LOU ROS (FRANCE) – Mini Solo show

Hosted By 19 KAREN

Feb 18th - Mar 17th, 2012

Lou's approach is neo-Expressionist in its chromaticism and freedom like presenting distorted or torn figures, weeping tears of blood. And what Kafka said about Picasso, one could say the same about Lou Ros works: "In the distorted mirror of art, the reality appears undeformed"

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