Painter captures the rhythms of nature

A bit from Michael Taylor’s 2021 portray “Tidal Inlet”.

One of many nice interpreters of the Australian panorama, native artist Michael Taylor is at the moment exhibiting a set of his work at Nancy Sever Artwork Gallery in Civic till the top of the month. 

GALLERY proprietor Nancy Sever says that Michael Taylor is one in all Australia’s main up to date artists, whose work is represented in main collections together with these of the Nationwide Gallery of Australia, all state and regional galleries, college, company and personal collections.

“Michael lives and works within the Monaro area, the place he attracts his inspiration from the pure world round him. He paints the landscapes and waterscapes of south-eastern NSW, capturing their rhythms and altering atmospheres,” says Nancy. 

“His work stand on the junction of panorama and abstraction, although they usually seem to soften into complete abstraction.” 

Michael Taylor graduated from the East Sydney Technical Faculty, now the Nationwide Artwork College, the place he was taught by the eminent artists Ralph Balson and Godfrey Miller. 

He has been exhibiting repeatedly since 1963 and has participated in quite a few worldwide and Australian exhibitions. 

“Excessive Nation Backyard” (2021), by Michael Taylor.

Nancy Sever Gallery is situated on stage one in all Metropolis Stroll, above King O’Malley’s within the coronary heart of town and is the one industrial gallery in Civic. 

With a long-spanning arts profession, together with 20 years because the founding director of the Drill Corridor Gallery on the ANU, Nancy says she was motivated to open her personal gallery due to her ardour for artwork and collaborating with artists. 

“I’ve had the good fortune of working with artists my complete profession. In my gallery, I needed to deal with established artists. Whenever you change into a full-time artist, you want to dwell out of your artwork and I feel these artists want a gallery to help them,” she says. 

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“I attempt to carry work to Canberra that in any other case wouldn’t be exhibited,” she says. 

Nancy says she presents a brand new exhibition every month, and has been in a position to transfer the artworks round to totally different places within the constructing, together with turning one of many floor flooring models right into a pop-up artspace. 

“I really like the way in which artwork makes you see the world,” says Nancy. 

“I hope extra folks get again into the behavior of visiting industrial artwork galleries and making a day of having fun with artwork whereas they’re within the metropolis,” she says. 

Michael Taylor work, exhibiting till October 30. Nancy Sever Gallery, Degree 1, 131 CityWalk, Civic. Go to

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Ian Meikle, editor