Angela Brennan | 'Celestial – Terrestrial'

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery is delighted to present a new solo exhibition ‘Celestial - Terrestrial’ by Angela Brennan. Please join us at the opening reception on Thursday, 21 March 2019, 6 – 8pm.

This exhibition coincides with a new exhibition by John Wolseley, 'One hundred and One Insect Life Stories', which will also be opening at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.

Both exhibitions continue until 13 April 2019.

Informed by a degree in Fine Art as well as one in Philosophy Angela Brennan (b.1960) has been creating modern, abstract canvases exploding with colour for over 30 years. During that time she has also worked with text paintings, figuration and now ceramics. Brennan has exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. Selected solo exhibitions include 'Angela Brennan: Lounging in the doorways of two worlds', Monash Art Design & Architecture Gallery, Melbourne (2019), ‘Forms of Life’, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne (2017), ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights’ (with Glenn Barkley), Westspace, Melbourne (2016), ‘On a round ball’, China Art Projects, Hong Kong (2013); ‘To whom Achilles swiftest of the swift replied’, Orexart, Auckland (2011) and the survey exhibition ‘Angela Brennan: Every Morning I Wake Up on the Wrong Side of Capitalism’, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne.

Group exhibitions include ‘Beyond Reason’, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane (2018); ‘All We Can’t See’, Yellow House, Sydney (2018) and ‘Abstraction: Celebrating Australian women abstract artists’, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2017) which toured to Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria (2017), Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW (2017), Cairns Art Gallery, QLD (2017), Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW (2018) and QUT Art Museum, Brisbane (2018). Angela Brennan has also participated in several artist in residency programs including The University of Sydney Archaeological Excavations of the Paphos Theatre Site, Cyprus (2016); Artist in Residence, Strathnairn Arts, Canberra (2016); Australia Council Studio, Rome (2015) and the Studio residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2008). Awards include the Arts Victoria Project Grant (2015) and Melbourne Savage Club Art Prize (2002). Brennan has also recently completed her PhD at Monash University.

Angela Brennan has been exhibiting with Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery since 1993. Celestial – Terrestrial will be her 12th solo exhibition with the gallery.

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