Wednesday, March 23, 2011

memories & mementos

The new exhibition at Kirra Galleries titled 'Memories and Mementos' was officially opened by Dr Gerry King last Thursday evening. The exhibition features new works by Glass Artists Nicole Ayliffe, Annabel Kilpatrick, Laurel Kohut, Kristin McFarlane, Brenda Page and Denise Pepper.

This 'Memories and Mementos', exhibition asks the artists to recall past experiences and to recreate these memories in the form of imagery and objects through the medium of glass.

The works being exhibited will invoke emotions and shared memories drawing the viewer into the artists' worlds.

3 March 2011 to 3 April 2011
'Memories and Mementos' Exhibition  
Kirra Galleries, Federation Square.
Peter Kolliner OAM,
Gallery Director 

Denise Pepper with 'Flummeries'
Dimensions Variable Pate de verre glass, found objects 

'Bow Bra Red' by Denise Pepper - Pate de verre glass 

Annabel Kilpatrick with 'Jimmy Reg' Open Cast-Crystal Panels 

Annabel Kilpatrick with 'Pebbly Beach'
Open Cast-Crystal Panels

Laurel Kohut with 'Bonds of Love' - Silver
Blown, cold worked & engraved glass 

Laurel Kohut 'Bonds of Love' - Blue 

'A Moment in Time Series' by Nicole Ayliffe
Hot blown, cold worked and engraved glass 

Kristin McFarlane with 'Universal Memories: Childhood'
Kiln formed glass with decal prints 

Kristin McFarlane 'In Times Past' - Wall Panel 

Brenda Page with 'Lost' 3 Wall Panels - Cast, screen printed and fused, stainless steel brackets 

Brenda Page with 'Grace' - Cast, screen printed, fused and slumped

Kirra Galleries
Federation Square (enter via Atrium)
Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets

Phone:   +613 9639 6388
Fax:       +613 9639 8522
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 10.00am-6.00pm