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September News: Night parrot paintings featured in Penny Olsen’s latest book: ‘Night Parrot: Australia’s Most Elusive Bird’

This month sees the release of Penny Olsen’s long awaited (and controversial) book   Night Parrot: Australia’s Most Elusive Bird (CSIRO, 2018). It includes 2 of my night parrot paintings, and a bit of the story behind my long obsession with this strange desert bird… ‘The competitiveness and secrecy, the triumphs and adventures of the […]

‘This Wild Song’ exhibition opening September 1 2018: Town Hall Gallery Melbourne

‘This Wild Song X Town Hall Gallery’ exhibition, a project by photographer Ilona Nelson, opens 1 September 2018, 2-4pm, Town Hall Gallery, in Hawthorn, Melbourne. Three of my GBR project paintings will be available for sale amongst the work and portraits of some great fellow Australian women artists. Town Hall event details: This Wild Song […]

March News: Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene project paintings + photographs

The Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project exhibition has now finished at Artspace Mackay and the paintings and photographs from the show are now available on the website. The Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project was created in response to an invitation by Artspace Mackay Director Julie Skate to undertake an artist residency and create […]

March News: ‘This Wild Song’ Exhibition at Australian High Commission Singapore

Very happy to announce that my work ‘Hunter/hunted (meerkat + chipmunk)’ will be showing in Singapore soon as part of the ‘This Wild Song’ exhibition project! Ilona Nelson’s ‘This Wild Song’ project is documenting the many talented Australian women artists working in the field today, creating unique portraits of each artist that reflect their art […]

November Review: Emma Lindsay & the Great Barrier Reef |Anthropocene Project, by Cultural Flanerie

18 Nov 2017: Cultural Flanerie’s latest blog post offering on current delights of the art world delves into the ‘Great Barrier Reef |Anthropocene Project’. ‘For Australia in particular, animal extinction is particularly pertinent given almost 2000 of our unique species have been identified by the Australian Government as being at risk, on top of approximately […]

Save the date: 9 November 2017 ‘Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project’ opens Artspace Mackay

Save the date: The ‘Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project (Art + Science species encounters on Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef + Wet Tropics coastal regions)’ exhibition opens at Artspace Mackay 9 November 2017. Exhibiting until 11 February 2018. PRESS RELEASE (31 October 2017) Image: Emma Lindsay 2017 ‘Crown of Thorns starfish, Lizard Island Research Station’, oil […]

News: |not|fair| Melbourne, November 2017.

Happy to announce that I’ve been invited to participate in |not|fair| Melbourne 2017! Show opens in November with a lineup of great fellow artists… stay tuned for more information closer to time… (with thanks to Ash, Tony & Sam!) #emmalindsay #contemporaryartist #NotFair2017 #painting #extinctDodo #NotFairArtFoundation #art #Melbourne View this post on Instagram Emma Lindsay. El Dodo. Showing at […]

August News: 2017 Art Meets Science Exhibition

Opening 11 August 2017: 2017 ART MEETS SCIENCE EXHIBITION Sixteen artists with recently completed science-based artworks have been invited to exhibit at the sixth Art meets Science Exhibition at the Ecosciences Precinct. These artists include emerging, established independent award-winning artists, under graduates and doctoral students. The artists are: Anastasia Tyurina | Donna Davis | Emma […]

Upcoming: Great Barrier Reef | Anthropocene Project for Artspace Mackay (November 2017)

In August last year I was invited to undertake the inaugural artist residency at Artspace Mackay during 2017 and produce a solo exhibition of works for exhibition from November 2017- February 2018. Key fieldwork has since been undertaken at scientific research centres and different reef ecosystems along the length of the Great Barrier Reef from the Tropical […]