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 […]
2019 Limited Edition Print Emma Lindsay Extinct Kangaroo Island Emu: Now available in second smaller edition size:
Now Available: LIMITED EDITION PRINT: For the first time, after many years of requests, I’m releasing a 2019 limited edition fine art print to support the development of a new studio project for 2019/2020. **TO ORDER: please email firstname.lastname@example.org Emma Lindsay 2019 ‘Extinct Kangaroo Island Emu (Dromaius baudinianus, Paris MNHN)’ Limited edition on Ilford […]
2019 Limited Edition Print Now Available: Emma Lindsay Extinct Kangaroo Island Emu
Now Available: LIMITED EDITION PRINT: For the first time, after many years of requests, I’m releasing a 2019 limited edition fine art print to support the development of a new studio project for 2019/2020. **TO ORDER: please email email@example.com Emma Lindsay 2019 ‘Extinct Kangaroo Island Emu (Dromaius baudinianus, Paris MNHN)’ Limited edition fine art […]
May News: #savethedate ‘Life on Earth’ opening 6pm World Environment Day, 5 June 2019 Metro Arts Brisbane.
Image: Emma Lindsay, process detail for Borderlines, made at the Sonoran artist Residency, in Ajo, Arizona 2018. #sonorandesertinn
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 […]
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 https://www.instagram.com/p/BXypqy2Bq-K/?taken-by=notfairart Image: Emma Lindsay 2016, Extinct Dodo, oil on linen. Courtesy […]
UQAM Panel 10 May 2017, 6pm: Desperate times: Art and environmental action
Desperate times: Art and environmental action Panel podcast recording: https://soundcloud.com/uqartmuseum/desperate-times-art-and-environmental-action Wednesday 10 May 6.00 for 6.45 pm: Viewing of The Dust Never Settles exhibition, with refreshments UQ Art Museum (#11) 7.00 pm: Panel Discussion Sir Llew Edwards Building Auditorium (#14) Join us for a critical discussion and debate around environmental research, policy, the law and activism, as well as 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 […]
December 2016 Update: ‘Black paintings’ (PhD works shown in the Queensland Museum Archive, March 2016)
An additional series of 3 large scale Black paintings arose from the painting Extinct Kangaroo Island emu, that formed part of the Extinction flock (29 extinct Australian bird specimens) series shown to the public during the World Science Festival Brisbane 2016. These paintings are an emotive, larger-than-life connection to the famous examples of international bird extinctions from known anthropogenic causes: The Passenger […]
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 […]
July 2014 News
In late July the work of 101 finalists of the 2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize finally opened to the public. Congratulations to all of the winners. A big thank you to everyone who forwarded words of encouragement and support of my work in this prize. It is really appreciated. Turns […]
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 2014: ‘Animal Fanfair’ @ Pine Rivers Art Gallery
Two recent paintings will be part of the upcoming exhibition Animal Fanfair, opening at Pine Rivers Art Gallery in January 2014. The exhibition presents the opportunity to publicly show, for the first time, an important painting from my current RMIT PhD research project on Australian native birds and species extinction. The exhibition focusses on the complex and contradictory […]