The River: SPECIAL RELEASE
It’s the simple joy of a river in summer that Ray Monde captures in these new works which thread a connection along the Shoalhaven River between Riverbend, Ray Monde’s home and studio, to Riversdale, part of Arthur Boyd’s estate at Bundanon.
There’s a deep interplay between the stillness of the monolithic landforms and the constant movement of the river, reflecting our physical and emotional connection with the water.
Ray Monde is renowned for his collage technique called ghostworking where he overpaints paper from magazines allowing the print to ghost through the paint, adding depth and complexity to his work.
This exhibition follows the success of his first major solo exhibition in a public gallery at Goulburn Regional Art Gallery earlier in the year as well as exhibiting with the Blake Prize, the National Works on Paper Prize and Paddington Art Prize.
SPECIAL RELEASE; Michael Reid Southern Highlands