Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Nerikomi - David Pottinger

The Power of Incremental Change

8 September  – 8 October 2016

 Gallerysmith 170-174 Abbotsford Street North Melbourne

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Let's Look at Primitivism

New Primitives (primitive influences in contemporary ceramics)

Curated by Magali Gentric

Sharon Alpren, Andrei Davidoff, Irene Grishin-Selzer, Janette Kerr-Grant, Kim Jaegar, Kate Jones, Tessy M King, Vanessa Lucas, Tai Snaith, Petrus Spronk, Dawn Vachon and Alichia Van Rhijn 

13 August – 4 September 2016

98 Piper St, Kyneton, Victoria


Gentric statement for the exhibition, 'New Primitives brings together works by 12 Australian artist that feature a renewed engagement with primitivism in contemporary ceramics. Works in the exhibition reflect on primitive technique, form and aesthetic, with outcomes including sculpture, installation and functional objects.'

Tai Snaith
Alichia Van Rhijn
Irene Grishin Selzer
Sharon Alpren
Petrus Spronk
Kate Jones
Dawn Vachon
Vanessa Lucas
Janetta Kerr Grant

Andre Davidoff

Kim Jaeger
Tessy Smith

* Apologies for the flourescent tinted images

Saturday, 3 September 2016


The Title Says It All - with a focus on Jane Sawyer & Tania Rollond


Distinctive...the Celebrated Elder Turns 90, 38 Ceramic Artists Acknowledge Milton Moon


3 - 18 September 2016

Artists: Milton Moon, Owen Rye, Chester Nealie, Janet DeBoos, Prue Venables, Mitsuo Shoji, Tania Rollond, Ted Secombe, Jane Sawyer, Victor Greenaway, Simone Fraser, Gail Nichols, Greg Daly, John Dermer, Janet Beckhouse, Robert Barron, Kirk Winter, Barry Singleton, Amy Kennedy, Liz Williams, Arnaud Barraud, Johanna DeMaine, Kevin Boyd, Kenji Uranishi, Euan Craig, Susan Robey, Brian Keyte, Terunobu Hirata, Diana Williams, John Ferguson, Maria Vanhees, Craig Hoy, Irianna Kanellopoulou, Dianne Peach, Greg Crowe, Janetta Kerr-Grant, John Daly, Tim Clarkson

Montsalvat, The Barn Gallery, 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham Victoria - www.montsalvat.com.au

Skepsi always curate a vast selection of potter and ceramist in the 'barn' gallery. Here are my favourite two pieces from all angles because:
  1. I couldn't get to Sydney to see Jane Sawyer's solo exhibition Rain Shadows at Mansfield Gallery and,
  2. Everything Tania Rollond does is magnificent and I love this looser body treatment. 


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