June 24 - July 16 Microscapes by Paul Williams

image: Leopard Ravine, 2017, oil on linen. Photo by Matthew Stanton

New works by Paul Williams

Opening night June 23 6pm-8pm
No RSVP required all welcome
Exhibition June 24-July 16

Mr Kitly gallery
381 Sydney Road

Microscapes presents a series of intimate paintings operating within the confines of the landscape genre, simultaneously revelling in and distorting its components.

The imagery is sourced from well loved, fossil laden stones moved about the family garden for the duration of my life. From this starting point, real and imagined forms collide together in a morphing, liquid landscape executed with energetic gestural brush marks.

Artist Biography

Paul Williams completed his Masters of Visual Arts at The Victorian College of the Arts in 2008.

His most recent solo exhibitions include Stone Rivulet at Anna Pappas Gallery (2016), Sunken Garden at Neo Space (2014), Nothing Solid at Gallery 9, Background Noise at The Substation (2013), Ghost Gums at Gallery 9 (2013), Nature Walk at Mr Kitly (2013) and Time Frames at Seventh Gallery (2011).

Group exhibitions include Double A-side at Darren Knight Gallery (2017), Radical Immanence at Anna Pappas Gallery (2017), Geelong Contemporary Art Prize Finalists Exhibition (2014), Rock, Paper, Fissures at Utopian Slumps (2013), The Keith and Elizabeth Murdoch Traveling Art Fellowship Finalists Exhibition at The Victorian College of the Arts (2009), The John Leslie Art Prize Finalists Exhibition at the Gippsland Art Gallery (2008) and The Brett Whitely Travelling Art Scholarship Finalists Exhibition (2002 and 1999).

He has received the Alan Gordon McMillan Arts award, the Rosemary Ricker award and the Tania Brougham award.

Williams has work in the Macquarie Bank collection, the R.A.C.V collection and private collections in Australia and Canada.

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