Anthea Polson Art

Comes to Melbourne

February 5 - February 13 2016

Anthea Polson Art comes to Melbourne in February for a nine day program showcasing the varied and exceptional talents of a number of the gallery's represented artists.

The venue is the Menzies Art Space at 1 Darling Street, South Yarra. More than a ‘pop up' show, a series of events is scheduled over the week beginning with a Champagne Preview Evening on Friday, February 5th, followed on Saturday evening by the Official Opening and Cocktail Party at which many of the exhibiting artists will be in attendance. On Sunday an informal Luncheon With the Artists all be held where you can meet the artists and chat about the inspirations and creative processes involved in their art making.

Exhibiting artists are Veronica Cay, Martin Edge, Melissa Egan, Samantha Everton, Emma Gale, Sophie Gralton, Craig Handley, Gaye Lincoln, Cate Maddy, Nikky Morgan-Smith, Elliott Nimmo, Phillip Piperides,Nic Plowman Robert Ryan, Avital Sheffer, Peter Smets, Lawrence Starkey, Robyn Sweaney, Kristin Tennyson, Seabastion Toast, Steve Tyerman, Carolyn V Watson and Jodie Wells.

Some significant secondary market works by major Australian artists will also be available and include among others, Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, David Boyd, Lawrence Daws, John Perceval, Garry Shead and Sir Arthur Streeton.

Each day the gallery will be open for viewing the exhibitions and refreshments shall be provided. At noon on Tuesday, Nic Plowman will give an artist talk on his painting technique and Thursday evening there is an Artist Talk by internationally acclaimed photographer, Samantha Everton, with wine and cheeses. Friday, Nikky Morgan-Smith presents an Artist Talk and the grand Farewell Cocktail Party and Art Auction takes place on Saturday evening, February 13th. A big thanks to our interstate clients for their wonderful support over the past seven years, we look forward to seeing you in Melbourne.

Friday 5th - Champagne Preview Evening, 6-8pm
Saturday 6th - Official Opening and Cocktail Party, 6-9pm
Sunday 7th - Casual Lunch with the Artists, 12-3pm
Monday 8th - Open 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 9th - Nic Plowman - Artist Talk with light refreshments from 12 noon
Wednesday 10th - Open 11am - 4pm
Thursday 11th - Artist Talk, Samantha Everton, 5-7pm light refreshments
Friday 12th - Artist in house - Nikky Morgan-Smith, 11-5pm light refreshments all day
Saturday 13th - Farewell Cocktail Party and Art Auction, 6-9pm

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