Nigel Gillespie: Backyard - Art Collector

Nigel Gillespie, Birdrock (Oxley Beach) 2015. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy: Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie

 Back Yard is a selection of paintings that have largely been inspired by Port Macquarie and Gillespie’s own backyard.

Land parcels and allotments have always played an important part of Nigel’s work (his father was a cartographer): this influence can be seen in his work, especially Homeleigh.


  Exhibition opens: 15 July 2016
Exhibition closes: 4 September 2016
Location: Glasshouse Regional Gallery, 32-42 Clarence St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Contact: 02 6581 8888
Website: http://www.glasshouse.org.au

About Glasshouse Regional Gallery
The Glasshouse Regional Gallery presents around 20 to 25 diverse exhibitions each year featuring contemporary, indigenous, historical, traditional, design and sculptural artworks as well as a number of prominent social history exhibitions. Exhibitions are programmed approximately two to three years in advance and target three distinct focus areas:

* Glasshouse Regional Gallery Exhibitions featuring the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Art Collection

* Community access exhibitions featuring local artists and cultural organisations; and

* Touring exhibitions presented in partnership with significant Australian arts and cultural organisations.


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