Freshwater/Saltwater features contemporary and historical works that highlight how water remains central to identity, and to how and where we live. Artworks reveal the evolving narratives of place and people through connections to water from Aboriginal Australians and first European settlement to the perspectives of contemporary artists in the present day.
Artists: Ian W Abdulla, Narelle Autio, Elise Barlow, Margaret Baskerville, Clarice Beckett, JE Bleezby, John Boydell, John Bredl, I Bruce, Abram Louis Buvelot, Vera Cooper, Vicki Couzens, Nici Cumpston, Jessie Deane, Emily Ngarnal Evans, Simon Finn, Tallara Gray, Eugène von Guèrard, Brent Harris, Andrew Hazewinkel, Dr Thanakupi Gloria Fletcher James, Robert Kelly, Rosemary Laing, John Longstaff, William Mackinnon, Frederick McCubbin, Nyurapayia Bennett Nampitjinpa, Rosie Nanyuma, Wintjiya Napaltjarri, William H Oliver, Jill Orr, Tiger Palpatja, John Ford Paterson, John Pick, John Skinner Prout, Charles Douglas Richardson, Sally Ross, Kevin Taylor, Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula, Jessie Traill, Roland Wakelin, Carmel Wallace, Vicki West, Jeffrey Wilkinson
A collaborative exhibition between Shepparton Art Museum and the Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, on display from 21 July to 9 September.
The exhibition will be opened by Bayside City Council's Mayor, Councillor Laurence Evans on Saturday 21 July, 2–4pm.
Wednesday 18 July 2018
Phone (03) 9261 7111 or email thegallery [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: Freshwater%2FSaltwater%20Exhibition)
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Image credit: John Ford Paterson, Rickett’s Point (detail) 1908, oil on canvas, 71 x 144 cm. Courtesy Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne