Double~entry in this year’s Archibald portrait prize

Digby and Neil painted portraits of each other for the Archibald Portrait Prize. They both painted in acrylics on canvases of the same size and decided to enter them as one entry. These photos taken on 14 August 2020 as they delivered to AGNSW.

The van arrives

Artist’s book commission for the artist’s archive at AGNSW

Digby was invited by Danielle Gullotta from the Art Gallery of NSW to submit work which has been done over the Coronavirus lockdown period. It will be the start of an ongoing archive documenting Digby’s art practise.He met and spoke to Steven Miller, the gallery archivist.

Digby delivers a folio of drawings and sketches to Steven Miller.
Steven and Digby enter the photography studio for the handover
Looking at the sketches and drawings for the Artist’s book
The interview was recorded and will become part of the archive

Platform 2019/Articulate Project Space Leichhardt

Digby was invited by Tess de Quincy to contribute some work to this performance event in June 2019.

Large black marker on paper work for upper level
Paper masks being fitted with hatbands
Masked performers moving slowly down Parramatta Road

Australia Council for the Arts – Bushfires relief auction

Digby’s works contributed $3000 to the bushfire relief auction in February this year.

Project Ugly

Digby partnered again with Neil Tomkins to paint a large mural on panels which will be installed as a billboard in Leichhardt. Based on a work in acrylics which was exhibited in Chatswood mid 2016 it is inspired by the corals and sealife on the Great Barrier Reef.

Neil Tomkins

Cushman & Wakefield Melbourne commission reveal

Digby and James Patterson reveal the long awaited commissioned work for Cushman & Wakefield Melbourne. Made up of six panels of Digby’s work, most of which were completed during his 10 day residency at Bundanon in 2018 ‘Bringing the laneways inside’ was a response to the laneways area of Melbourne’s CBD.

Digby at work on ‘coffee cup’ element

Laneway mural Redfern.

Digby and Neil ‘Birdhat’ Tomkins collaboration.

Bearded Tit artist in residence – 5 May to 28 June 2019.

Art After Hours AGNSW

Digby Webster, Jo Berry and Dallas Webster as panel guests for AGNSW/Vivid collaboration After Hours evening ‘asking difficult questions’ with Kirk Docker from ‘You Can’t Ask That’ – ABCTV.

Danielle Gullotta / M.Sunflower Trad / Tory Loudon / Digby Webster / Gaye Fleming

Vivid 2019 – See What I see

Digby is part of VIVID with Tumbalong Lights with an inclusive playground playSPACE.   See What I See is an interactive installation that gives visitors a chance to experience the way Digby sees us. Stand in front of the frame and see yourself mirrored through advanced facial recognition technology that interprets your features and expressions into a morphing vision of colour and light that is uniquely Digby in style.