John Wolseley | One Hundred and One Insect Life Stories
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery is delighted to present 'One Hundred and One Insect Life Stories', a solo exhibition of new work by John Wolseley. In this exhibition, comprised of sculptures and works on paper, Wolseley will explore the fascinating metamorphosis of beetles and moths.
Exhibition dates: 21 March - 13 April 2019.
John Wolseley (b. 1938) has been creatively exploring Australia’s flora, fauna and complex environmental systems for over 30 years. He views himself as both an artist and a scientist. In 2005, he was made an Honorary Doctor of Science by Macquarie University and was also awarded the Visual Art Emeritus Award by the Australia Council. Wolseley recently collaborated with his close friend and Yolŋu elder Mulkun Wirrpanda to create a major exhibition and accompanying publication ‘Miḏwarr | Harvest: The Art of Mulkuṉ Wirrpanda and John Wolseley.’ The touring exhibition will open at its third location at the Melbourne Museum on 4 April 2019.
Other well-known solo exhibitions include ‘John Wolseley, Malle-Maquis-Desert-Rainforest 1990-2016’, Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria (2016) and ‘Heartlands and Headwaters' at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2015). He has also participated in a number of important group exhibitions and is included in numerous public and private collections globally.
This is John Wolseley’s 7th exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.
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