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Fish out of Water – Summer Solstice Release, 21 December, 2018

This is the sixth of nine summer solstice releases which begain in 2013. This year I released this fish at Alexandra Gardens in Kew, it was the first rainy release. Again, I Facebooked and Instragramed the image and location and … Continue reading

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Circle of Stones, Gallery 152, York, WA 29 September – 4 November, 2018

Circle of Stones was a group exhibition with Merle Narkle-Goodwin, Holly Story, Janelle Mendham, Nikala Bourke, Sujora Conrad and Lana de Jager. Circle of Stones is a connection to place and time as it relates to the earth’s rotation around … Continue reading

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Elementals, exhibited in This Wild Song, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn. 1 September – 21 October, 2018

This new series of works was exhibited as part of Ilona Nelson’s project, This Wild Song at Hawthorn Town Hall. The exhibition featured 26 portraits of female artists along with their artwork. Such a powerful commitment to the representation of … Continue reading

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VIVID, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, 1 – 25 August, 2018

VIVID, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, 350 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, 1 – 25 August, 2018 Sue Beyer, Louise Blyton, Filomena Coppola, Rox de Luca, Ilona Nelson Colour is often dismissed as having a purely decorative function. In this exhibition colour is … Continue reading

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Sabbat Fish Release from 2014 surfaces in 2017.

I received a Face Book post asking me if this was one of mine. And, yes it is one of mine. I left it at Spring Equinox, Williamstown Beach, 20 September 2014. I asked the finder if she could share the … Continue reading

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I Stand Alone at Arcade, 30 August – 16 September, 2017

I Stand Alone, Arcade, Level 1/119 Hopkins Street, Footscray. Wednesday 30 August – 16 September, 2017. Filomena’s current work explores the role of the feminine within her cultural experience of being born in Australia to Italian immigrant parents. Her upbringing … Continue reading

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Earthly Tales – Gallery152, York, Western Australia

Earthly Tales brings together three bodies of work to tell a story about migration, the role of the feminine, the environment and place. The works include Fish out of Water – Murray Cod, pastel drawings from the Wallflower Series and … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water – Summer Solstice Release, 21 December 2016

I released this fish on December 21, 2016 in the Flagstaff Gardens on a very early summer morning in Melbourne. As I do every year, I put this image up on facebook and a few weeks later received this lovely … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water – Murray Cod

In this work Fish out of Water – Murray Cod, I worked with petrified red gum, which is between 5000-9000 years old and sourced from the Murray River. I made nine organic forms – grinding and sanding the wood into forms … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water – Summer Solstice 2013 – 2021

  Fish out of Water – Summer Solstice is a development from an intervention project that I began at summer solstice, 2013 and continued through summer solstice 2014. I have been painting a lone sardine on a river pebble – … Continue reading

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