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MELISSA SMITH – BECKONED INTO THE BLUE

Accompanying Melissa Smith’s upcoming exhibition The Blue of Distance, ‘Beckoned into the Blue’ is an insightful essay by Janet Fenton. The text beautifully reflects upon Smith’s work and its inspirations. We’re honoured to share it with you here. _____________   Time spent in a wild place provides space to be aware. To notice the wind, tide, sea Continue reading


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Wayne Viney: In Conversation

Ahead of his upcoming exhibition TRANSIENCE: The Lake Charm Series we sat down with Port Jackson Press artist Wayne Viney, asking him about the inspiration, creation and vision behind this, his latest body of work. ____________   First of all, congratulations on your upcoming exhibition. It’s a beautiful progression of your previous work, but also a Continue reading


Sophia Szilagyi, That quiet time. 2018. Edition: 6. 43 x 30 cm. $650 unframed

IN ANTICIPATION: SOPHIA SZILAGYI’S PRINTS

Sophia Szilagyi’s work deals with the emotional resonances of the landscape – the memories and feelings that we ascribe to particular places and become a part of how we remember them. In this imagining of the world around us, Szilagyi elevates the environment from notions of mere physicality, reminding us of their emotional significance. In Continue reading


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In Conversation: Vanessa Wallace

Vanessa Wallace is a guest artist, whose sculptural curiosities will be exhibiting in our front window from the 9th until the 23rd of March. Oscillate interrogates the small moments of the everyday and investigates the intersection of public and private space. As a guest artist, we thought we’d do some ‘investigating’ and ‘interrogating’ ourselves with Continue reading


Stephanie Jane Rampton. The Oak on the Barrow, 2018. Etching and aquatint. Edition of 10. 20x30cm. $490.00.

Fresh off the Press! New Prints by Stephanie Jane Rampton.

Just because we’ve had a break over the holidays, it doesn’t mean our artists have. Over the summer Stephanie Jane Rampton has created four new prints. These prints sit perfectly within the existing body of work produced by the artist – they are exemplary of Rampton’s printerly prowess, as well as articulating her view of Continue reading


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A Warm Welcome to Warren Cooke

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to a new guest artist to the Port Jackson Press stable – Warren Cooke. Warren Cooke creates landscapes connected to his personal experience of place, depicting areas in which he lives, or has lived in the past. Not only literal, his selection of landscapes is also driven by Continue reading