Group exhibition: Women Painting Women - Art Collector

Sally Ryan, Dr Catherine Hamlin AC, 2013. Oil on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Burrinja Cultural Centre

Women Painting Women is a major exhibition of portraiture in traditional oil painting and bronze sculpture. It foregrounds seven female, award-winning, realist painters from Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales.

Featuring well known Australians including Nobel Prize Nominee Dr Catherine Hamlin, actor Jacqui Weaver, opera singer Liane Keegan, and self-portraits of the artists, the exhibition highlights the power and insight of women painting women.

Taking its inspiration from the
Women Painting Women exhibitions in the United States, this is the first Australian instalment of the Women Painting Women phenomenon which celebrates traditional realist painting and the talent of female artists.

Exhibition opens: 2pm, Sunday 1 May 2016
Exhibition closes: 29 May 2016
Location: Burrinja Cultural Centre, Cnr Glenfern Road and Matson Drive, Upwey, VIC
Contact: 03 9754 8723

About Burrinja Cultural Centre

Burrinja is a vibrant community cultural centre in the Dandenong Ranges with a clear, creative and community-based vision for the region: Building Community through Arts.

The centre encompasses multiple gallery spaces and artists’ studios, a world-class collection of Indigenous and oceanic art, 400 seat theatre, black box space, kids ‘stay and play’ art activities, rehearsal, making and meeting spaces, community cultural development projects, museum collection management, live music, Indigenous cultural garden and Burrinja Café + Bar.

Open Tuesday to Sunday

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