Bertie Blackman and Helen Hopcroft: Animal Nights - Art Collector

LEFT: Bertie Blackman, Looking for Benjamin, 2017. Oil on canvas, 65 x 75cm. Courtesy of the artist and Despard Gallery, Hobart.
RIGHT: Helen Hopcroft,
Untitled (Pig), 2017. Watercolour and pencil on paper, 28.5 x 25cm. Courtesy of the artist and Despard Gallery, Hobart.


Bertie Blackman is an artist who constantly reinvents herself. Like the oevre of her father Charles Blackman, Bertie’s work weaves between the real and unreal; her profound imagination and personal narrative have been inspirational to the recent paintings.

Helen Hopcroft weaves together an ongoing fascination with animals,
The Arabian Nights and fairy tales. Helen has always been interested in the line between human and animal and particularly how this is expressed in art, stories and life.


Exhibition opens: 5:30pm-7:30pm, Wednesday 3 May 2017
Exhibition closes: 28 May 2017
Location: Despard Gallery, Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart, TAS
Contact: +61 3 6223 8266
Email: hobart@despard-gallery.com.au



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