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.
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 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.
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 is part of VIVID with Tumbalong Lights with an inclusive playground playSPACE. See What I Seeis 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.