Spaces in Between - Virginia Coventry & Jan King

Add to calendar 2021-05-13 10:00:00 2021-05-13 16:00:00 Australia/Sydney Spaces in Between - Virginia Coventry & Jan King "Creative Moments" is an inspirational, annual joint exhibition of the Shoalhaven Woodcraft Society, Nowra Spinners & Weavers and the Shoalhaven Potters. In 2017 the exhibition 12 Berry Street, Nowra, New South Wales, 2541
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Spaces in Between explores the world of two of Australia’s most accomplished and talented artists, both of whom have been developing their art over the last 50 years. While the art of both Virginia Coventry and Jan King is abstract and at first glance seems to be very different, these two artists are in fact very close in their approach to art making - responding to light and space. They fully understand the space in between and that their art is only fully reached by contemplation and an intensification of vision by the viewer. Coventry through the use of light and King through negative space, those parts of the art that are in between the compositional elements. Jan King is known for her sculptures made from waxed and painted steel, which she exploits to its full potential to create fluid and lyrical works that contradict our expectations of this material. Virginia Coventry’s work explores relationships between light, spatiality and colour, using paint and composition to create vibrant surfaces that change in response to different light and angles of view. Both artists have exhibited widely throughout Australia and overseas, and their works are included in a number of important public and private collections. This exhibition is curated by Max Dingle OAM.


Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery

12 Berry Street, Nowra, New South Wales, 2541

17 April 2021 - 5 June 2021
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13/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
14/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
15/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
18/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
19/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
20/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
21/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
22/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
25/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
26/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
27/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
28/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
29/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
01/06/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
02/06/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
03/06/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
04/06/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
05/06/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm