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Invitation to closing celebration at Punchinello art space 33 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Art lovers, investors, artist supporters and friends are all welcome to our closing celebration at Punchinello pop up art space at 33 Fitzroy Street St Kilda as part of the inaugural St Kilda Art Crawl.

Exhibiting artists include Charles Mikula, Laurie Miller, Faye De Pasqualie, Pamella Dias, Dino Damiani, Josh Birtwistle, Salvatori Lolicato and Adrian Spurr.

WHEN – THURSDAY 5 OCTOBER @  6 PM

WHERE – 33 FITZROY STREET, ST KILDA

WHY – TO CELEBRATE THE EXPERIENCE

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Laurie Miller exhibiting at – 33 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda image by Kerrie Pacholli © pationpics.com

For more information call Kerrie on 0423 308 005

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punchinello Art Gallery, 33 Fitzroy St, St Kilda Open 2 – 6 Oct. 11 – 5pm

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Salvatori Lolicato @ Punchinello Art Gallery, 33 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

Where: Punchinello pop up art gallery 33 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

When: Thursday evening from 5.30 pm on 5 October.

Why: Closing celebration

Punchinello pop up art gallery located at 33 Fitzroy St, St Kilda will remain open from 2 – 6 October for your viewing a buying pleasure.

The exhibiting artists include Salvatori Lolicato, Pamella Dias, Faye De Pasqualie, Dino Damiani, Josh Birtwistle, Charles Mikula and curator and exibiting artist Adrian Spurr.

Donated by owners Jenny and Rob Semple in support of the inaugural St Kilda Art Crawl this amazing space is a successful vehicle in bringing dedicated and talented artists back to Fitzroy St and the heart of St Kilda.

We invite all art lovers, investors and local supporters to join us on Friday evening starting at 5.30 to celebrate this dynamic period in the history of Fitzroy St, St Kilda.

produced by Kerrie Pacholii © pationpics.com

filmed and edited by Andre Le Coz

Punchinello art gallery – 33 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

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Projections on sphere by Charles Mikula as part of Punchinello pop up exhibition.

We invite you to experience this extraordinary exhibition at the Punchinello pop up art gallery at 33 Fitzroy Street St Kilda as reflected in this short film.

Our exhibiting artists include Aboriginal artist Dino Damiani and Josh Birtwistle along with Fay De Pasqualie, Laurie Miller, Pamella Dias, Charles Mikula and curator and exhibiting artist Adrian Spurr.

Inspired by the inaugural St Kilda Art Crawl the space was generously provided by our hosts Jenny and Rob Semple in the spirit of art and community.

 

 

produced by Kerrie Pacholli © pationpics.com

Film & edit by Andre Le Coz

 

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Performing & fine art exhibition, 33 Fitzroy Street St Kilda 23 & 24 Sept

The Public and The Private – the dualities of being

Artists showing: Painter Faye De Pasqualie, sculptor Adrian Spurr, painter / sculptor  Laurie Miller, multi-media and performing artist Sophie Ruolle, Aboriginal artists’ Dino Damiani and didgeridoo player Josh Birtwhistle, painter Elena Simak, painter Pamella Reine, painter Clare Austin, painter and lighting installations Charles Allardice. DJ James Stone.

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Performing artist Sophie Ruolle taken at 33 Fitzroy St. image by Kerrie Pacholli © pationpics.com

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Performing artist Sophie Ruolle image by Kerrie Pacholli © pationpics.com

WHAT: St Kilda Art Crawl

WHEN: 21 – 24 Sept

WHERE: 33 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Punchinello pop up on the map

 

 

 

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Adrian Spurr contributing artist in Window Art Walk 33 Fitzroy Street

St Kilda Art Crawl 21 – 24 Sept

Printmaking, sculpture and drawing

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Adrian Spurr at his studio in Shakespeare Grove image © pationpics.com

My artwork has for two decades been concerned with surface, structure and volume. Recent work is fascinated with a granular, axiomatic form and content. Drawings exhibit extremely detailed mark making, prints exhibit a modular construction, and sculptures are assembled from large quantities of small, similarly sized pieces of material attached to, or enveloping, other three dimensional objects. The scale of the sculpture, the materials used, and their ‘pixelated’ appearance, endow my three dimensional work with a narrative which is only revealed as they are assembled.

In the past three years I have returned to working with stone and figurative imagery. Perhaps this will lead to a synthesis of sorts, that is, artwork where the two sculptural directions I am working in come together in a compatible whole.

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Adrian Spurr Rude Boy 2014

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Adrian Spurr , Patrizia – portrait of the artists mother

Overall, since moving to Australia in 1998, the primary source for my investigation has been the arid regions North Western Victoria and South Western NSW. Amidst that landscape, I find myself considering not only the delicate surface of the earth but also the similarly delicate surface of the human condition. I then bring these ideas back to Melbourne and a city environment where they evolve into the work that I currently produce.

Window Art Walk artist – Fitzroy Street St Kilda 21 – 24 Sept

by Kerrie Pacholli © pationpics.com
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Laurie Miller The Warrior and the Mourning Dove. 1200.mm.H. 900.mm.W. Acrylic on canvas

As part of the inaugural St Kilda Art Crawl, Pop up exhibition at Punchinella – 33 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda is hosting a collection of works from established and up and coming artists  that is not to be missed.

This is an extra ordinary time in the history of Fitzroy Street with 19 empty shops along with a down turn of business and street life.

Art patrons’ Robert and Jenni Semple owners of 33 Fitzroy St and entrepreneur Freddie Warschauer who just opened #HAPPYFoLK at 11A Fitzroy Street are sponsoring the Window Art Walk to support the artists and to draw life back into their beloved Fitzroy Street and the community at large.

All artists are contributing their time, energy, creativity and work in the spirit of community collaboration and celebration of new beginnings.

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Dino Damiani Tiger snake dreaming Acrylic and canvas 1100 mm x 650mm $1800

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Faye De Pasqualie acrylic on canvas size 99×99 cms price $1800

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Adrian Spurr Dismas, Woodcut Relief print 700 X 600 mm, $500

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Sophie Ruolle  self portrait 42cm w x 60cm canvas print limited edition $300

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Pamella Dias acrylic and canvas