‘Control freak’ bought by Phyllis Rowlinson
Phyllis Rowlinson bought ‘Control Freak’. This work was one of four framed oil pastel drawings donated to RUCKUS fund raising in the foyer of PACT Theatre in Erskineville. This coincided with the RUCKUS performances of ‘Speed of Life’ directed by Alison Richardson and Dean Walsh.
Portrait of the artist by Alan Hondow
Fellow artist and mentor Alan Hondow presented Digby with this beautiful portrait for his 29th birthday.
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2015
Digby entered two works into this year’s Fisher’s Ghost Art Award in Campbelltown. The oil crayon work ‘Hot air balloon’ was entered in the Macability award and his acrylic on canvas called ‘Welcome to Australia’ was accepted into the Contemporary award.
‘Amphitheatre’ in BiG-i exhibition book
Digby’s ‘Amphitheatre’ painting from his residency at Bundanon makes it into the ‘Winning works’ section of the 2015 book which accompanies the travelling exhibition.
BiG-i-Art Project 2015
‘Amphitheatre’, a small acrylic on canvas painted by Digby during his residency at Bundanon has been selected as a ‘Winning work’ by the judges of the BiG-i-Art project in Osaka, Japan. It will be part of a travelling exhibition throughout Japan and Hong Kong beginning in November this year. Go Digs!
Alison Richardson thanks ICE
Alison Richardson and Digby present one of Digby’s works ‘The Wild Thing!’ to her lovely neighbours at Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE) for housing her for her last months at Parramatta. Gerard O’dwyer second from left.
Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE).
Get on Stage 2015
Digby’s original painting ‘Easter Rabbit ‘ was live auctioned at this year’s Get on Stage Fundraiser at Riverside Parramatta. The winning bid was over $4,000!
Premiere of Heartbreak & Beauty – Chauvel Cinema
Genevieve Clay-Smith and Eleanor Winkler hosted the premier of Bus Stop Films most recent film ‘Heartbreak & Beauty’ at the Chauvel Cinema at Paddington on the evening of 21st February. We also saw ‘The Interviewer’ screened again and a wonderful presentation of awards to all the participants from film festivals all over the world.
Live a Little! Digby solo show at Leichhardt Library
Digby’s new show ‘Live a Little!’ will open Thursday 12th March at Leichhardt Library in the the Italian Forum at 23 Norton Street Leichhardt. The work will be up on the library walls all of March.
The show has been curated by Imogen Yang and includes eleven oil pastels, two large canvasses in acrylic, four smaller acrylics on canvas which he produced during his two week residency at Bundanon and eight acrylic works on board which were produced with Eve Pitt in her studio in Leichhardt.
Digby painting nets $1,700 at Charity Auction
‘Blue Meanie’, an original painting by Digby Webster, has snagged a whopping $1,700 in the 2014 Get on Stage fundraiser lunch live auction! Purchased by John and Liz from Coleman & Greig.