Can you tell us a little bit about your background and your artistic practice? I studied Fine Art at Monash, majoring in contemporary practises with a focus on textile works. I’ve always been really interested in textures, which plays a big part in how my works are made. My works are also often informed by … Continue reading Artist Interview – Ciara Lynch
Colour can be defined as the appearance that an object or substance has as a result of the reflection of and emission of light and is usually categorized by its measurement of saturation, temperature, hue and value. Saturation refers to the degree of spectrum purity the colour holds; the saturation of a colour changes when … Continue reading Colour Theory: The Hidden Meaning Behind Colour
Could you please provide a little background information on yourself and your artistic practice? I am a self-taught artist originally from Canberra. I moved around a lot but now call Melbourne home. I'm a sole parent and carer to my 3 sons who are all on the autism spectrum. I don't get a lot of … Continue reading Artist Interview – Celeste Sinclair
The public art galleries/museums that we’re so fond of and used to today only began to emerge throughout the eighteenth century and showcased the personal collection of owners. The British Museum (1757) and the Lourve (1793) are galleries which mark this occasion. The galleries were grand, yet the artworks themselves overwhelmed the space; each gallery … Continue reading The White Cube
Connection Arts Space's first photography exhibition of 2019, "Light and Time" has now come to an end. For the past two weeks, we have been celebrating this massively significant artistic tool that changed the course of history. These artists have submitted works that utilize photography in vastly divergent ways to one another, and this interview … Continue reading Light & Time Exhibition: Artist Interviews
It is a common misconception that “Modern Art” and “Contemporary Art” are interchangeable terms to define art in our current context. This is actually incorrect. Modern art and Contemporary art actually describe two vastly different periods of time; Modernism (the umbrella term for Modern art) was a period that lasted from approximately the 1880s to … Continue reading How Art Has Changed Since Modernism
Chad Machaya is Connection Arts Space's latest exhibiting artist. His exhibit, 'Blue Blood' (May 25th- June 8th) explores the intrinsic connection between the figurative and the abstract. It delves into the elements of death, love and religion as well as the beauty in life's mundanity. We sat down with Chad to discuss his background, his … Continue reading Artist Interview: Chad Machaya
Connection Arts Space welcomes you to join our annual Gala Dinner to celebrate our 2nd anniversary! CAS Gala Dinner 2017 2nd December 2017 Abrekebabra Function Room 297 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong 6.30 - 9.30pm Book tickets at: ticketebo.com.au/cas-gala-2017 We are a not-for-profit organisation run by a diverse group of volunteers who believe in our vision "art for … Continue reading C.A.S. Gala Dinner!