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Drawing – En Plein Air

My new series of Australian Native’s for Randwick Children’s Hospital is on display for 3 months. It is a fundraiser that supports Children with cancer. For the first time the whole exhibition can be viewed online. View the online exhibition HERE

This new body of work was a challenge as I had never painted 30 artworks of Australian Natives. I did a lot of research along the way and went on many bushwalks to get close to my new subject. I chose a variety of approaches. Oil on linen, acrylic on board and I made a lino print. In the end I put them all in the exhibition unable to decide which I preferred. If you have a look feel free to tell me which ones you prefer. Sept 2021

Below the Lockdown Art – new ideas – new challenges. Printing with nature!

Curl Curl Headland- Oil on Linen-2020

Painted in 2020 – this series of headlands was a response to the lack of travel during COVID. As an artist it was interesting to explore my local headlands with fresh eyes.

I also expanded this series in 2021 to encaustic. All the work will go on display

July 10 at Rex-Livingston Gallery, Katoomba. – POSTPONED

Art for Air

Just now I am helping 18 women have an exhibition at White Rhino Artspace. I really enjoy the process and the ability to mentor emerging Artists. The exhibitors are my past and current students, some are already practicing artists. As a group small works have donated a small work each for a charity – UNICEF. We are raising much need funds so India can buy more Oxygen.

This Event finished with over $1000 going to UNICEF.

Queenwood workshop for year 11

This was a great morning workshop with year 11 in encaustic – May 2021

We played with photo transferred

Encaustic and mixed media

2020

A final exhibition for 2020 – chance to final get back out after a very strange year. All new coastal landscapes on linen to celebrate the coast so close to home. No chance for travel in the last 12 months.

Group Exhibition at Hamptons House

2020 – SOLO at Rex-Livingston Gallery – Katoomba

The Daintree

MARCH 2020 – This Term I am an Artist in Residence at Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College. I have my own studio onsite and I then teach students encaustic, mono printing and more in small classes for year 9, 11 + 12.

Feeling lucky – a new body of work has started thanks to this residency. See my NEW Instagram site @rachelcarrollart to see the work as it progresses.

I curated this great exhibition and it made for a great start to 2020 – Nine of my students had their first exhibition in a cute little venue in Manly for International Women’s Day! We are all inspired to have more exhibitions as a group, contact me if you would like to join the next one!

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