Author Archives: Cathy Leahy

Melbourne Now countdown – day 32

Gareth Sansom has exhibited his distinctive expressive paintings, drawings and collages since the late 1950s. We caught up with him recently to talk about the group of new paintings that he is contributing to Melbourne Now.   My paintings in …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 58

Commissioned to produce a large-scale drawing for Melbourne Now, Jan Senbergs has created a panoramic four panel work Extended Melbourne labyrinth that presents a birds-eye view of our sprawling metropolis. Cathy Leahy, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, caught up …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 73

Brent Harris will be exhibiting a set of seven monotypes, the fall (set one), 2012 in Melbourne Now, together with a painting that has evolved from his recent work in the medium.  We caught up with him to discuss this …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 95

A New Zealander who has been based in Melbourne since 2002, Jess Johnson is known for her drawing and installation practice that is inspired by the speculative themes of science fiction, cosmology and comic books. Her installation environments depict parallel …  More