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Published by artHIVES for the first time on the occasion of the exhibition Moth Song at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London in January 2012.
Allyson Reynolds | moth song
an interdisciplinary collaboration between visual artist Allyson Reynolds and composer Heinz Riegler.
score for a mineral landscape
12" Black Vinyl recording
100 page full colour hardcover book.
Unique Heinz Riegler drawing
Handcrafted embossed clam-shell soldander box
New artHIVES Publication
Ross Booker | Out from Alice
Ross Booker Out from Alice cover.jpg


Anita West - In The Summertime

Anita West's solo exhibition - In The Summertime - opens at the Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery in Sydney on 7 September for 3 weeks. All 26 of the paintings are inspired by a lifetime of visiting QLD and NSW beaches. Anita will also be the feature artist at the Manly Arts Festival 2012.

Jennifer Long - Traces

Jennifer Long's fourth solo exhibition - Traces - runs at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Qld. Ph: 07 3254 2325) from 16-28 October with the opening night on Friday 19 October (6-8pm). Carolyn Craig writes in her essay, "Jennifer Long assembles a montage of fragmented memories". There are links to flood and tsunami with fragments, flowers and detritus strewn across the submerged and emerging landscape.

Sue Beyer - Open Studio

On Saturday 6 October (10am-4pm), Sue Beyer's Vanda Street studio (24 Vanda St, Woolloongabba) will be holding an open studio day as part of the Brisbane Artist Run Initiative (BARI) Festival. The open studio gives the public a chance to see what happens in the usually private artist studio. Work will also be for sale from Sue's new series of paintings.

Cherie Durant - Pastiche

Cherie Durant is part of a group exhibition - Pastiche - which is on now at Graydon Gallery (29 Merthyr Street, New Farm, Qld. Ph: 07 3254 2325) and opens officially on Saturday 6 October (3pm).

Ross Booker at Retrospect

Ross Booker is taking part in a group exhibition – The Garden of Earthly Delights - which is on now at Retrospect Galleries NSW (52 Jonson St, Byron Bay, NSW) and continues to 10 October. You can see more of Ross’s work at Marks and Gardner Gallery (69 Main Western Road, North Tamborine).

Symone Male - Portia Geach Memorial finalist

Symone Male is excited to announce her self portrait - Unprepared - which has been accepted as a finalist in this year's Portia Geach Memorial Award. Symone's piece explores the depths of grief, introspection and solitude associated with the recent death of her brother. Her work will be displayed at the National Trust (S.H.Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney) until 5 November.

Anita West - new exhibition

Anita West is holding an exhibition of her latest works with Rosetta Santucci at Gallery One (Southport, Qld) which opens on Saturday 20 October (3-5pm) and continues to 4 November.

Des Rolph - Kenilworth finalist

Des Rolph is pleased to announce that her painting - Drifting Through a Razzle Dazzle Landscape - is one of 15 finalists in the Kenilworth Art Prize. This annual prize ($15,000 in 2012) created in 2006, is a National acquisitive prize intended to give recognition and financial support to artists who have demonstrated outstanding artistic achievement and are committed to their ongoing creative development.

Susan Buret - suspension

Susan Buret's solo exhibition - suspension - is a series of gouache works on paper which is open now at Factory 49 (49 Shepherd St, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW. Ph: 02 9572 9863) and continues until 27 October.

Aria Stone - arc Yinnar Biennial Drawing finalist

Aria Stone is a finalist in the 2012 arc Yinnar Biennial Drawing Prize with her drawing - Materiality II. The exhibition will run from Friday 19 October – Saturday 24 November. The official opening is on Saturday 20 October (2-4pm) at Art Resource Collective (19 Main St. Yinnar, Vic. Ph: 03 5163 1310). Aria is also participating in Water Water - Aesthetic Responses to the Goulburn Broken Catchment exhibition held at the Shepparton Art Museum (40 Welsford St Shepparton, Vic) which is on until 14 October.

Ann & Gerry O'Connor - Expressions X 3

Ceramic artists Ann & Gerry O’Connor will hold their eighth joint exhibition - Expressions x 3 - with painter Pat Boddington at Robyn Bauer Gallery (54 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, Brisbane, Qld. Ph: 07 3511 6380) which opens on 19 October (6pm) and runs to 10 November. Ann will show carved white clay bowls and Gerry will show Raku bowls and figures. Gerry also has a photographic portrait exhibition - 7 Women by 7 - at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery (199 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Qld. Ph: 07 3480 6941) which runs 17 October to 3 November, and will feature seven portraits each of seven significant women.

Nick Olsen - Art For Sharks auction

Nick Olsen will be donating an artwork for the Australian Marine Conservation Society's Art For Sharks charity auction. The auction will be held on 26 October at the Brisbane School of Art's Bleeding Heart Gallery. Over twenty artists from around Australia are donating artworks for the auction to help raise money for AMC's cause. Nicks Work will also be on show at the GalleryOXO throughout October for the annual ROSL Scholars exhibition.