Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize

Well, Seedling is well and truly de-installed, if you missed it I’ve uploaded install shots and the beautiful floor essay written by Sera Waters.

My work Shelter has also been lucky enough to not only be selected as a finalist in the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, but has also received a high commendation, which means it will be touring to the National Archives of Australia in Canberra for exhibition 21 Sept – 11 Nov 2012! So at least that will keep it out of my lounge room for a couple of months! The Waterhouse Art Prize exhibition will be open until Sunday Sept 9th at the SA Museum 🙂

claire marsh, "Shelter"

Claire Marsh, “Shelter”, 2011, furs, beeswax, thread, fiberglass, 100 x 90 x 180 cm

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Swept Under at Seedling and Waterhouse

Well I have been working hard on a whole new body of work to show at my exhibition at Seedling Art Space “Swept Under”, The opening will be from 2 to 4 pm on Sunday 1st of July, with hot tea and refreshments, so come have a look! or if you can’t make it that day it will be open from Sat June 30 to Sun July 15, and I will be sitting the gallery saturdays and sundays from 10am to 2pm, so come pay me a visit!

I have also been fortunate enough to have my work “Shelter” selected as a finalist in the Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, which will be on exhibit from sat 21st July to Sunday 9th of September along with all sorts of other amazing work, so make sure you go check that out too!

Pica Done, What’s Next?

Back in Adelaide after a great weekend in Perth for the opening of “Hatched 2012”, what an experience! I was very impressed with the standard of the other Hatched artists, and the curation of the show.

(Here’s a look at the install of my work “Pelt”, looks so vulnerable in such a large space!)

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And also had the once-in-a-lifetime experience of having my work up on a billboard which was pretty exciting (along with the other Hatched artists):

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So all in all a great trip, met some great artists, so it was well worth it! So what’s next you ask? Well I’ve been working on some new work for a solo show at Seedling art space, but will also be having a solo show of new and existing work at the Carclew Foyer Gallery in a few weeks (opening date to be confirmed!!) so will be updating again soon 🙂