Dr Penny Olsen’s new 2022 edition of ’Feather and Brush: A History of Australian Bird Art’ (2nd Ed. CSIRO Publishing), is now available from all good book stores. The new edition features two of my museum extinction paintings Elegy (2009, Queensland Museum) and Extinct Paradise parrots (2012, Private collection). Thank you for seeing my life’s […]
Tag: Australian birds
March News: Bush Heritage Australia Pullen Pullen Fundraiser
March 2022 News: The latest @bushheritageaus fundraiser is supporting the incredible Pullen Pullen Reserve, based on Maiawali country, home to the endangered Night parrot + Plains Wanderer bird species. Supporters and newsletter subscribers also get a bookmark with my little Night parrot painting 🐦 If you would like to support the work of Bush Heritage Australia, please […]
News: Bimblebox 153 Birds show in Canberra 23 Feb- 3 April 2022
Bimblebox 153 Birds will be at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. https://parksaustralia.gov.au/botanic-gardens/do/whats-on/exhibitions/bimblebox-153-birds/ 23 February – 3 April, 2022 Visitors Centre Gallery Open Daily, 9.30am – 430pm Clunies Ross St, Acton, ACT, Australia There will be an evening event that is part of Canberra’s Enlighten Festival: 11 March, Nocturnal, A night time exploration of the Gardens […]
News:Bimblebox 153 showing in Beaudesert 11 Jan – 5 Feb 2022
Hi everyone- Happy New Year! The beautiful Bimblebox 153 is on show again in Beaudesert, Qld. Details below. E x ___________________ Bimblebox 153 Birds is currently on show at The Centre Beaudesert as part of their Feathered exhibition from 11 January – 5 February, 2022. Bimblebox 153 Birds is a unique installation of artist prints, […]
November 21 News: Recent Night parrot works now available
My Night parrots works have just flown home safe and sound- thank you USC Art Gallery and Segue Art! The ceramic work Bird form (Night parrot) 2021, and the three paintings in The Queenslander series 2021, are now available for purchase: Bird form (Night parrot), 2021, ceramic. SOLD 13/12/21 Night parrot (Boulia 1990), 2021, oil […]
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 […]
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 […]
April News: ‘The Dust Never Settles’ exhibition UQ Art Museum. 13 April- 30 July 2017.
Michele Helmrich, UQ Art Museum’s Associate Director (Curatorial) and curator of ‘The Dust Never Settles’ provides an intriguing insight into some of the exhibition’s key themes. via Does the dust ever settle? — UQ Art Museum Also: https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2017/04/dust-never-settles-uq-art-museum Opening night: 12 April 2017. RSVP with UQ Art Museum. Curated by Michele Helmrich Artists: KHADIM ALI | RICHARD […]
Exhibition news Feb-July 2017
Happy New Year and Year of the Rooster for 2017! My work has been curated into three upcoming group exhibitions in Queensland as listed below: ‘Tucker’d Out! Works from the Brian Tucker Collection’, Kick Arts Cairns, 11 Feb-8 April, 2017. http://kickarts.org.au ‘Nine Lives’, Heiser Gallery, 21 Feb- 18 Mar, 2017. Emma Lindsay 2016, ‘Cat kill (Painted button […]
November News: RMIT Grad show: Work by School of Art 2016 Higher Degrees by Research Candidates: 22 Nov 2016- 13 Feb 2017.
2016 GRAD SHOW WORKS FROM THE SCHOOL OF ART 2016 HIGHER DEGREES BY RESEARCH CANDIDATES 22 NOVEMBER 2016 TO 13 FEBRUARY 2017, KNOX PLACE, MELBOURNE CENTRAL LIGHTSCAPES OPENING 23 NOVEMBER 5-9PM (RMIT GRAD SHOW) RHETT D’COSTA JUNGWOO HONG EMMA LINDSAY TYLER PAINE ANDREY WALKLING http://schoolofartgalleries.dsc.rmit.edu.au/LSP/2016/grad-show.html#images
June 2016 News: New acquisition to the UQAM Collection: Emma Lindsay ‘Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds)’
When I made my Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian birds) for my practice-led research PhD, it was my intention to keep the flock together, ideally to be held in a public institution where any member of the public could visit and see the ‘specimens’ for themselves. The 29 life-scale paintings were shown at the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016 and were […]
It’s a wrap: ‘Extinction project’, 9-13 March at World Science Festival Brisbane 2016, Queensland Museum.
A huge thank you to all the people who visited the Extinction project at the Queensland Museum last week! Early statistics indicate 114,000 visitors came to the 5 day festival, with 62,000 people passing through the museum during the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016, and science advocates like Sylvia Earle, Brian Greene, and Alan Alda wandered past the ‘On a wing’ program while […]
October 2015 News: ‘Hunter/hunted’ exhibition, Oct 27-Nov 21 @ Heiser Gallery Brisbane.
Emma Lindsay’s next solo exhibition of paintings Hunter/hunted will open this month at Heiser Gallery in Brisbane, October 27- November 21 2015. This painting series reflects on experiences with common and endangered predator and prey species seen in natural history museum collection archives, and has evolved out of the artists’ encounters with stored taxidermy mounts during global field trips for her […]
July Update: Arts Minister Brandis visits Bimblebox at Gladstone Regional Gallery.
Arts Minister Senator George Brandis recently visited the Gladstone Regional Gallery which is currently hosting the national touring Bimblebox -Art – Science – Nature exhibition. During his visit he took a close look at my painting and photograph of the 15 endangered black-throated finches that represent the 15 birds of the species observed on the Bimblebox Nature […]
July News 2015
Hi everyone- have been a bit quiet of late as I’m full-time in the studio working towards my October solo exhibition for Heiser Gallery: Hunter/Hunted. Just a quick update to let you know that Exhibition material will slowly be added to the blog over the next few months under the page Selected works (https://emmalindsayartist.wordpress.com/exhibitions/). If you would like direct […]