‘Life on Earth’ Exhibition opening World Environment Day: 5 June 2019, Metro Arts Brisbane, 6-8pm.

Life on Earth: Selected Fieldtrip Encounters with Wild Species (2011-2019), opens this World Environment Day, Wednesday 5 June 2019, 6-8pm at Metro Arts Brisbane. Artist talk: Saturday 15th June, 3pm. My show ‘Life on Earth’ is a labour of love, and reveals selected personal encounters with threatened, endangered and extinct species experienced during global fieldtrips […]

April News: ‘Extinction flock’ features in Geopoetics Symposium Keynote, Griffith University Gold Coast

News: On 26 April 2019, Griffith University Centre for Social & Cultural Research (Gold Coast) hosting the symposium ‘Geopoetics: Relations with the Earth’.      The Keynote talk by Adjunct Assoc Professor Warwick Mules (School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW) – “The Poet’s Task: Thinking After the Extinction of the Hypermodern […]

2019 Exhibition News | Emma Lindsay ‘Life on Earth’, June 5-15, Metro Arts Brisbane

Save the date… Opening on World Environment Day 2019: LIFE ON EARTH JUNE 5-15, 2019 | METRO ARTS  Brisbane, Australia. Supported by THE DEAN COLLECTION. My next solo show Life on Earth recreates selected intense moments and memories with wild and often threatened species, encountered during global fieldtrips to desert, Arctic, reef and museum sites between 2011-2018. […]

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 […]