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Of Colour and Light – Women Abstract Artists Biennial

A great way to kickstart the year! Join me at the official launch event for Of Colour and Light – Women Abstract Artists Biennial on 19 January at West End Art Space, with guest speaker Leah Justin from the Justin Art House Museum.


Exhibition dates: 16 December 2020–28 February 2021.

This is the third abstract biennial curated by Anna Prifti, providing a platform for emerging and well-established women abstract artists from the state of Victoria. Working across a diverse range of contemporary art practices, abstraction appears in an array of styles—lyrical, expressive, intuitive, hard-edged, reductive and minimalist—becoming unified by an ongoing conversation on colour and light.


ARTISTS Samara Adamson-Pinczewski, Nicole Allen, Irene Barberis, Liliana Barbieri, Carol Batchelor, Sue Beyer, Louise Blyton, Liz Bodey, Lynne Boyd, Fleur Brett, Terri Brooks, Elly Buckley, Victoria Cattoni, Veronica Caven Aldous, Magda Cebokli, Dawn Csutoros, Madeleine Joy Dawes, Lesley Dumbrell, Agneta Ekholm, Roz Esplin, Jennifer Goodman, Mandy Gunn, Anni Hagberg, Fiona Halse, Anne Hastie, Kate Hendry, Polly Hollyoak, Andrea Hughes, Shelley Jardine, Wendy Kelly, Suzi Leahy Raleigh, Stephania Leigh, Helen McInnis, Suzanne Moss, Cathy Muhling, Fran O’Neill, Jacklyn Peters, Caroline Phillips, Linda Pickering, Julia Powles, Jenny Reddin, Anna Rowbury, Melinda Schawel, Antonia Sellbach, Jacqueline Stojanović, Wilma Tabacco, Leah Teschendorff, Kerrie Warren, Susan Watson Knight, Lorri Whiting.


This year the biennial coincides with the opening of the new permanent space for West End Art Space at 112 Adderley St, West Melbourne (corner of Adderley and Dudley Street's, disabled access from Dudley St entrance). Visit by appointment. Exhibition Catalogues

Essay by Wendy Kelly