New exhibition 40 years in the making

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Local artist Anne Miles’ Flying North lithograph will feature in an upcoming exhibition at the Riddoch Art Gallery. The Shorelines exhibition will run concurrently with a solo exhibition by Adelaide-based artist Aldo Iacobelli.

ONE of South Australia’s most internationally experienced artists will showcase work spanning four decades at an upcoming exhibition.

Curated by Linda Marie Walker, the Riddoch Art Gallery will present a solo exhibition by Adelaide-based artist Aldo Iacobelli that will bring together work that spans his 40-year career across both Australia and Europe.

Titled Return, the exhibition encompasses Iacobelli’s phenomenal talent as a painter and draughtsman, alongside his impeccable skill in sculpture and installation.

Presenting almost 30 works across the Main and Margaret Scott galleries, the exhibition features works not yet seen in Australia.

“We are thrilled to present such an important body of work by one of South Australia’s most internationally experienced artists,” Riddoch Art Gallery director Dr Melentie Pandilovski
said.

“His consummate skill across so many mediums makes his work such a delight and surprise and hopefully our audiences will feel the same when they come to see it.”

In the Cathleen Edkins Gallery, Thumbprint Workshop Incorporated are presenting Shorelines, an exhibition featuring interstate and Limestone Coast artists inspired by The Overwintering Project.

Concerned with promoting the importance of shoreline ecosystems, the works will include prints, mixed media works on paper and installations.

Thumbprint Workshop, a group of artists working primarily as printmakers and illustrators are based in Mount Gambier and have selected artists to respond to the importance of shoreline ecosystems and the flow on effect these areas have on endangered species.

“Not only does this exhibition give us the opportunity to demonstrate the robust and talented community of printmakers in our region, it also sheds light on incredibly complex and fragile ecosystems that support unique wildlife which is an important message for us all,” Dr Pandilovski said.

Both exhibitions will be launched on February 8 at 6pm and will be displayed until March 10.

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