Faces and places of Australia’s Western Desert
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by MATTHEW COTTER
Zo Damage is proud to announce THE DESERT: Faces and places of Australia’s Western Desert, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Even drummer Matthew Cotter.
Based in the NT, Matthew is heading south for a run of shows with his band EVEN in celebration of the release of their LP Satin Returns.
I am thrilled to have Matthew show his debut exhibition at See The Sound, and to announce he will be present for the opening on 26 September.
After attaining a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art (Painting) from RMIT in 1992, Matthew pursued a career in commercial art-making for film and television for more than 20 years, working as a sculptor, props maker and scenic painter.
Matthew returned to painting after accepting an invitation to live and work in remote indigenous communities with the painters of the Papunya Tula Artists group.
Since 2013 he has spent over three years living in Kintore, Kiwirrkurra and Papunya working closely with such internationally renowned artists as Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, George Tjungurrayi, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltrarri, and Yukultji Napangati.
The paintings and drawings presented here are a purely aesthetic response to some of the more serene, majestic and otherwise interesting aspects of life with the Pintupi in Australia's Western Desert.
Available to purchase at See The Sound. All major cards accepted.
Faces and places of Australia's Western Desert
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Matthew Cotter
Wed 26 September 2018
6–9pm — Free entry
Young Henrys brews and ReWine wine available on the night.
26 September – 21 October 2018
See The Sound
147 Victoria St QVM
About See The Sound
Nestled in the heart of Queen Victoria Market Victoria St district, See The Sound celebrates Australian live music culture with Zo Damage photography, art by local touring musicians, Australian underground and independent vinyl releases and live music performance for See The Sound Market Sessions.
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