John Bodin was formally trained in 1982 at RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology). He holds a Bachelor of Arts-Photography and has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) as an honorary life member.
Exploring mystery and magic realism Bolis draws on cinematic, design and architectural languages.
Art represents my journey through life, it is a feminine vision embedded in everyday experiences connected to the primal power of the natural world, its constructive nature of perception expressing sensual energy, while searching for pathways to the spiritual world.
MATTHEW DE MOISER is a Melbourne-based artist recognised for his use of everyday objects, mediums and materials as the basis of his works that speak about the Australian suburban condition.
Anna FAIRBANK a prominent architect pursuing trans-disciplinary and cross media practice transferring between architecture, environment and fine arts, reinforcing a lineage of conceptual thinking and making and focus on process, aims to reinforce a lineage of conceptual thinking and a focus on process. Her feature series New York and Roxonomy, display her skill and deep understanding of the digital and film photography medium.
Hendrik Forster graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich in 1973 and established his studio in Melbourne the following year. He is a designer/maker of sculptural and functional objects.
Kerryn Forster 1987 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Gold and Silversmithing), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria; 1987-Current (2010) business and studio as designer/maker, various locations in Victoria, currently (2010) Calulu, Victoria.
Sara Freeman employs ancient painting techniques, using organic materials including saponified wax and egg tempera. Sara enjoys the material qualities of this media - the surface, luminosity as well the patient process that her working method requires.
Stefan Gevers is a Dutch born award winning artist who is based in Melbourne, Australia. His background includes a Bachelor of Visual Arts and has exhibited widely as a solo artist and as part of collaborative exhibitions since 1990.
David Hawley is a Tasmanian visual artist. His extensive twenty year career consists of investigation and experimentation of abstract painting.
Kate Hendry’s wire sculptures are all part of an overarching series of works embodying concerns regarding engagement with our physical environment and the artist’s own person experiences.
Through the influence of both eastern and western cultures, philosophies and practices, Ted Lincoln creates paintings that explore the transitory nature of landscape.
Simon Lloyd has featured globally in major design surveys and exhibitions in Germany, Japan, Italy and the UK. Lloyd states “This is very different work for me and yet so much of it is familiar, the developing of ideas through the working of materials, clarity and precision”
Li-Feng Lo’s organic forms reference the rare, untainted landscape of Taitung, a quiet country town in her homeland, Taiwan. Childhood memories of a magnificent natural environment, the cyclical nature of the seasons and the forms and colors that ebb and flow within them inspire Li-Feng to demonstrate through her work the concept of living a simpler life.
Croatian born and recent resident of Italy, Robert Marnika is a photographer known for his innovative darkroom techniques. His recent move to Australia and the innaugural showing of the Quadrumiki series as part of the AT_SALON2 program has stired interest in his photographic practice.
Natalie Mather is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Melbourne. Her practice primarily consists of abstract paintings and small-scale experimental sculpture. Mather’s paintings revolve around dystopia and the grand, cinematic romanticisation of the ‘end of the world’, where the glittering promise of new technologies invariably descends into apocalyptic chaos.
Gordon Monro describes himself as a generative artist: he creates processes in the form of computer programs and the processes generate the final works. Gordon's inspiration has come from mathematics, real physics, imaginary physics, and aspects of nature, in particular the idea of biological evolution.
Ryan Ponsford is a multifaceted photographer, whose minimalist aesthetitic, technical skills and experimental approach to photography produces moving and imagery.
Tracy Potts graduated from the University of South Australia with a Fine Arts degree majoring in printmaking. Now based in Melbourne, her mixed media work is represented in private collections both in Australia and Europe.
Melissa Powell is an award winning aerial photographer, whose work is held in Australian puplic collections and private collections both in Austraila and internationally.
Pamela Rataj is a visual artist living and working in Melbourne, Australia. Her practice encompasses sculpture, installation, painting and graphics. She has collaborated with composers and performance artists, creating a series of ephemeral installations for public spaces, variously performed for the Adelaide Festival of Arts, in Melbourne, Paris and Stuttgart.
Ewen Ross lives and works in the Wimmera. He grew up in this country and aims to manifest the changing nature of this landscape in his work.
Italian born Michelangelo Russo arrived in Melbourne in 1993 after studying and exhibiting in Europe for many years. In Italy he trained as an assistant in the studio of a well-known local artist, Franco Iannelli, where he learnt to experiment with many different techniques.
With a combination of urban design and fine art experience to draw from, Tim Skinner explores the different ways of viewing landscapes by endeavouring to combine the micro and macro scale abstract qualities of the landscape in field paintings.
Prominent Tasmanian artist Paul Snell works with photographic images; manipulating, abstracting, and redefining realities of his photographs. His highly stylised, refined and striking imagery has become iconic.
For Finnish photographer Onerva Utriainen’s life has most recently seen her bestraddling the cities of Melbourne and Helsinki.
James Tapscott’s work explores the link between matter and energy, a fusion of subjective and objective reality, and the effect our perception has on our understanding of the world around us.
Jessi Wong is a Melbourne based visual artist who works primarily in paper and printmedia.