– B – A – R – commemorates 100 years of the Armistice of World War I with large scale paintings that reference the 3 Gang Medal Ribbon Bar that all Australian troops were issued with to denote their inclusion and attendance in the major theatres of the war. This exhibition was commissioned by the Vancouver Arts Centre as part of a series marking the Armistice Centenary.
Paul Moncrieff has been exhibiting since 1978 and his work is held by a considerable number of major public and private Australian collections. In this time he has held more than 20 solo, 10 shared and innumerable group exhibitions. He has curated several thematic exhibitions. Until 2007 he was the coordinator of the Painting and Drawing programme at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. Moncrieff’s studio work evolves directly from observed and experienced incidents which metamorphose in the studio into designed and made art objects. Recently, his practice has been non objective – formal juxtapositions of shaped and painted industrial surfaces. He lives at Kent River on the south coast of WA., where he has built and designed his house, studio, and workshop. He continues to develop and evolve his art practice.
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Opening night Friday 5 October 2018 6pm
85 Vancouver Street, Albany
Exhibition runs until Friday 2 November 2018