Bigger is Better, Art Exhibition

On Friday evening I had the pleasure of being invited to the opening night of the ‘Group Art Exhibition’ at the “Space Gallery/Workshop”. For those in the Geelong Area, I thoroughly recommend you try and attend this outstanding display by our local artists. The Exhibition is open until February 25th.
Below: I have attached several paintings/Artworks from my Catalogue, and I was fortunate enough to have some of the Artists sign my catalogue … they were all very charming and keen to chat about their exhibits, and a special thank you to my friend Jo Curtain, who invited me to this wonderful event.

Jo Curtain with Emily Rastas, who is standing at the entrance to her enchanting ‘Installation’

L – Keren Sis Gardner: an intriguingly beautiful painting “Poetry 2”
C – Jo Curtain: an absorbing mixed media piece, “There is Life in Decay”
R – Emily Rastas: a fascinating sensory installation, “Pelispace”

L _ Kylie Findlay: an engrossing ‘mixed media on fabric’, “Edge of Reason”
R – Ian Duncan: a breathtaking painting, ‘oil on canvas’, “Hut Gully Reflections”

L – Terri Pollock: the challenging “Determination”, acrylic on canvas
R – Nic Everist: The compelling “See Beyond What is Right in Front of Us”, acrylic on canvas.

L – Janicke Johansen: Topical, it’s the year of Rabbit “Buster (bunny)”, recycled objects, paper mache
R – Tony Trezize: a mesmerizing sculpture “Flow”, redgum, jarrah & perspex


Here I have only presented a small portion of the truly sensational Exhibition, and as an added bonus, I was allowed to bring ‘Frankie’ into the show with me, and appropriately he behaved himself perfectly.






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The Foundry Pottery Studio


Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Today I was invited to participate in a special poetry workshop where we could use one (or more) of the works of art on display as a prompt for the creation of a poetic response (the products of visual artists begetting products of a literary art!). The workshop was facilitated in situ at The Foundry Pottery Studio exhibition venue.

We have been given a few days to create our poems in response to the fascinating exhibition, and tonight I am presenting the photos I took at the rustic and interesting venue.

Featured Image Above: “Golden Sunflowers”, Shirley Drayton, Textile Art, the piece I have chosen to write about








Ivor Steven (c) May 2022