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 […]

June 2014 News: Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize 2014 & Exhibitions

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize 2014 (26 July- 7 September 2014) Very pleased to announce that one of my paintings has been accepted as a finalist in this years Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. The Waterhouse is run by the South Australian Museum, with the overall winning artwork acquired as part of the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize collection. […]

May News: Exhibition ‘Bimblebox -Art -Science- Nature’

Two new works of mine, based on 15 endangered black-throated finches recently sighted on the Bimblebox Nature Refuge, are part of a new group exhibition ‘Bimblebox Art-Science-Nature’, curated by Beth Jackson for the Bimblebox Art Project. Opening night Friday 16 May, 6pm at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Brisbane – all welcome. This project is a two year […]

April News: Artist interview in The Island Review

Recently, I was contacted by Jordan Ogg from the UK online magazine The Island Review. The Island Review is dedicated to ‘publishing great writing and visual art that comes from, is inspired by, celebrates or seeks to understand the extraordinary appeal of islands as places and as metaphors’.             Jordan and I had a chat about my […]

Jan News: Featured artist on Art World Women NOW

Today, three recent paintings from my Extinction Project have been featured on the Artworldwomen.com website. Established by Melbourne artist, Claire Bridge, the New on Wednesday (NOW) feature is designed to introduce the current work of contemporary women artists. To see the post, please follow the link: http://artworldwomen.com/category/new-on-wednesday-now/emma-lindsay/ Extinction Project :  Posted on AWW NOW 22/1/14. Text: Emma Lindsay. “I’ve […]

June News: Night parrots and a collaboration…

Live night parrots discovered? Earlier today, The Australian newspaper published the claim of wildlife filmmaker John Young about his recent discovery of a live night parrot somewhere in the wilds of western Queensland. See: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/tweets-in-the-night-a-flash-of-green-is-this-our-most-elusive-bird/story-e6frg8y6-1226671683508 The last official night parrot was found in Diamantina National Park in far western Queensland in late 2006, and this specimen […]

Exhibition news: ‘Static Biota’ @ BCM Crucible Gallery.

Static Biota is an exhibition by Carly Kotynski and Emma Lindsay currently on show at the private BCM Crucible Gallery until June 10, 2013. The exhibition is curated by Miriam Carter, the current recipient of BCM and artisan’s Emerging Curator Mentorship. If you are interested in buying any of the pieces or would like to arrange a viewing, please contact artisan at […]

New studio work

Currently finishing off a few commissions, e.g the recently completed Drongo lineup, and working on my current Bearing witness project. Bearing witness considers portraiture of endangered and extinct Australian species as a means to investigate the relationship between the effects of human-related climate change upon these species and their habitats. A side interest stemming from my museum research […]