Shenae and Jade by Petrina Hicks.
Shenae and Jade by Petrina Hicks.

Sensitive arts

Lismore Regional Gallery will be the first venue to show the exhibition Light Sensitive Material: Works from the Verghis Collection which is touring NSW during 2012 and 2013. The exhibition is a selection of photographic, light and digital media works from the private collection of Rachel Verghis, one of Australia's youngest art collectors.

Curated by Richard Perram, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery director, the exhibition brings together 21 works from 14 Australian artists whose use of light is integral to their work.

Featured artists include Shoufay Derz, Hayden Fowler, Shaun Gladwell, Newell Harry, Petrina Hicks, Jonathan Jones, David Knight, Rosemary Laing and Stephen Birch, Vanila Netto, Michael Riley, Julie Rrap, Grant Stevens, and Hossein Valamanesh.

The opening for Light Sensitive Material: Works from the Verghis Collection is this Friday, February 3, at 6pm.

The exhibition runs till March 18.


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