Loose Ends

13 Oct — 12 Nov 2016

Jahnne Pasco-White Nell Pearson Meagan Wyke



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Photo credit: Andre Piguet.

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LOOSE ENDS

Opening Thursday 13 October, 6-8pm Exhibition Friday 14 October – Saturday 12 November 2016

Loose Ends will present a selection of non-figurative paintings by Jahnne Pasco-White, Nell Pearson and Meagan Wyke, to examine the myriad of ways in which the artists apply pigment to surfaces. The works in the exhibition are varied; layers of brushstrokes form thick gritty textures on canvas. Sitting alongside will be a large sheet of un-stretched linen dyed with found pigment, accompanied by minimal works with surfaces that have been etched into. While each piece presents a unique approach to mark making, there is also movement and fluidity within the grouping of works. The artists in Loose Ends demonstrate a shared focus on the process and materiality of painting, rather than creating work with a fixed end in sight.

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Jahnne Pasco-White graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing) from RMIT in 2010 and a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2015. Recent exhibitions include Dynamic Footwork, Daine Singer, Melbourne, 2016; You ate the full colour photo of plums, Long Division Gallery, Melbourne, 2015; oil wax cotton, Daine Singer, Melbourne, 2015; The Hunch, curated by Boe-Lin Bastian, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne, 2016; Fake it til you make it, curated by David Borgmann, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig, Germany, 2016; and Patterns Beyond the Obvious, LIA, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany. She has completed residency programs at Leipzig International Atelier (LIA), Germany, 2016; Testing Grounds, Melbourne, 2015; Artspace, Auckland, 2014; Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland, 2013; Rome Art Program, Italy, 2010. Jahnne co-founded Brunswick Lake with Isadora Vaughan as a one-year independent project space in 2014 and is co-founder of the Brunswick Sculpture Centre in Melbourne. Jahnne is represented by Daine Singer, Melbourne.

Nell Pearson graduated from the Julian Ashton School of Art, Sydney, in 2009, and a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) from Victorian College of Art in 2015. Recent exhibitions included Sluggardly, TCB art inc., Melbourne, 2016; Concrete Agenda, curated by Tai Snaith, c3 art space, Melbourne, 2016; Language Face, curated by Helen Johnson, Minerva offsite, Melbourne, 2015; Work, SLOPES, Melbourne, 2014; Paintings, c3 art space, Melbourne, 2014. Nell was the recipient of the TCB Art Award after graduating in 2015.

Meagan Wyke graduated from a Bachelor of Visual Arts from Monash University (Gippsland Centre for Art & Design) in 2009 and a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from Monash University in 2015.