The Gallery

Streamline Publishing is delighted to announce the opening of its Gallery at:
22 Commercial Place, Eltham, Victoria 3095

Operating Hours:
WED-SAT – 11am – 4pm

Every Second & Fourth Sunday of the Month – 1 pm – 4 pm
Easily by appointment outside these times. 

Contact

[email protected]
Cathy Oliver 0409 0887 72

Exhibitors

Skilled Naturalist, Russell Danby

Exhibition 11 May – June 24. Watercolours . Landscapes.
See Gallery hours above.
Launch Saturday 14 May at 2pm. Light refreshments of wine and finger foods.

Russell Danby has been a practicing artist since the late 1970s.

He studied Fine Art – Painting at Caulfield Institute (Monash) and went on to have many exhibitions in the inner city of Melbourne in the 1970s and 80s. In 1986 he lived in London, UK and exhibited in an Islington Gallery. In 1988, Russell lived in Penang, Malaysia and exhibited at the Dewan Sri (Town Hall) in Georgetown.

On return to Australia, Russell worked for 10 years in Community Services at Vision Australia. During Leave, he established his own artistic business – muralmaker.com.au. This venture demonstrated Russell’s skill in painting large community and private murals. He worked solo in this area for the next 10 years.

More recently, Russell has travelled to numerous countries, taking his sketch pad and recording everyday life. He now paints watercolours of the scenery he observes. This exhibition reflects the scenery and locations that have been near to him over the past three years. Covid Lockdown became an issue but he continued to paint scenery that was readily available.

Up Kangaroo Ground Way

Renowned local artist, Pauline Cross

Oils exhibition until 1 April. Watercolours exhibition 31 May – 4 July.

Pauline delights in painting the glorious colours of the bush around Eltham and Warrandyte, using watercolours and oils en plein air. Pauline became a member of the Victorian Artists’ Society in 1972, then in 1998 Warrandyte Arts Association and later in 2007 Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, which both gave ‘Life Membership’ for outstanding service. She has won  many awards while she has exhibited widely, and her work  is prized in collections nationally and internationally.

See also the March Edition of Warrandyte Diary with an article on Pauline on Page 23: Click Here 

Full colour catalogue available, $7.00

Highly-regarded nature photographer, David Adam

Ongoing exhibition

David Adam is a professional photographer/musician with more than 30 years’ experience working at the University of Melbourne. David’s interest in photographing native birds began in the early 2000’s after traveling to Central Australia. Since leaving the university in 2014, David has continued to pursue his passion for bird photography both locally and interstate.

Plains Wanderer

Full colour catalogue available, $7.00

Terri trex

Talented graphic illustrator, Jessica Callaway

Jessica Callaway (B Des, Monash University 2017) is a graphic designer,illustrator and artist. Putting pen, pencil, or paint brush to paper is Jessica’s natural way to express the beauty around her, and to bring wonderful worlds to life. Jessie is the illustrator of Terri Triceratops is Free!

(see books)

Jessica is available for private commissions, and loves painting pet portraits!

Artwork from Terri Triceratops is Free! is on ongoing display. Prints can be ordered.

Be still my Heart

Calligrapher extraordinaire, Lynne Muir

Exhibiting unframed calligraphic works, originals and prints, ongoing;
framed originals exhibition 1 April – 9 May.

Lynne’s work delights in intricacy and finesse. Drawing inspiration from her extensive travels and the rich landscape around her home in South-Eastern Victoria, Lynne has carved a niche in the world of publishing, illustrating award winning books of Australian wildlife, Celtic poetry and lives of the saints. Other illustration includes illuminating the words of Rumi, Gibran, Tolkien and Scottish wilderness campaigner John Muir.

Commercial and commissioned work includes citations, awards and certificates for National and State organisations, such as the Supreme Court and the birth certificates for Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales. Lynne exhibits regularly in local South Gippsland galleries and with the Calligraphy Society of Victoria.

In her artwork, Lynne draws on a heritage of various techniques including dry brush gouache, egg tempura and gold leaf illumination on a variety of surfaces from gessoed wood, canvas and paper.  

Catalogue available, $7.00 

Judy Watson Painting
Rendezous

Judy Watson

Exhibiting 22 March – 24 April.

Judy Watson was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1966. She grew up surrounded by animals, in a home attached to her father’s veterinary clinic, spending many weeks each year on a family farm. From a young age she walked to the nearby public library and devoured books, and her grandmother, a painter encouraged her to create large paintings for display on the veterinary waiting room wall.

Judy’s love of reading, drawing and the visual arts led her to a degree in Fine Arts at Melbourne University. Animals, particularly dogs, continued to be an integral part of her personal life. She lived in London in the late 1980s, working in the box office of the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End. In her time there she painted the people she met and developed a love of theatre culture which later fed into her visual language.

Returning to Australia, she began work at Greening Australia Victoria, promoting sustainable farming techniques through the illustration and design of educational materials. Her time there re-opened her eyes to Australia’s natural beauty, and shortly after this she moved naturally into children’s book illustration which combined her interests in the visual arts, animals, nature, people, stage and costume, and books. Her art practice and book illustration have travelled along side by side, feeding into one another since then.

Judy has been published by Penguin, HarperCollins, Walker Books, and Allen and Unwin. Her book Goodnight, Mice! (author, Frances Watts) won a Prime Minister’s Literary Award in 2012. Searching for Cicadas (auth. Lesley Gibbes) was shortlisted for the CBCA Eve Pownall Award in 2020. Leonard Doesn’t Dance (auth. Frances Watts) was selected by the International Youth Library for inclusion in the prestigious White Ravens Catalogue 2020. Her latest book with Sofie Laguna is When You’re Older. Illustrations from the book were shortlisted for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustrator Exhibition 2022.

Judy lives and works in Frankston South, on a property backing onto a wildlife reserve and the Sweetwater Creek. She is married to a plant nerd and has two teenage children, a three-legged dog, several chickens and an ever-changing array of foster cats.

Catalogue available, $7.00 

Eltham High School

‘Emotions’ - An exhibition of works by year 9 students from Eltham High School

Exhibiting until May 29

This exhibition features the work of a small group of year 9 students who have responded to the theme ‘Emotions’. Collectively the students share a love of art and many meet regularly during their lunchtimes to create and further their passions.

While the works are connected by the theme of ‘Emotions’ they are diverse in medium, subject matter and approach. Each student provides their personal interpretation and a unique perspective to this broad theme.

‘Emotions’ runs until May 29.

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