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.
Bundanon Residency 2014
Digby has just spent two weeks as ‘artist in residence’ at Bundanon on the Shoalhaven River.
Digby and David stayed in Fern and Freedman studios.
Eve Pitt, Digby’s painting mentor came down in the first week and we were able to get access to the old homestead which is full of painting, sculpture and ceramics from five generations of the Boyd family.
Digby painted landscapes to a soundtrack of Paul Simon, Brian Eno and Dusty Springfield.
Boundless Plains – Creative Conversations with Asylum Seekers
Digby has contributed this large canvas ‘Ghosts on the High Seas’ for Boundless Plains -Creative Conversations with Asylum Seekers at the Annandale Creative Arts Centre (ACAC) 9 – 13 August 2014. Inspired by a photograph in the Sydney Morning Herald.
30 artists of different disciplines, were invited to create new works to reflect on current issues facing asylum seekers in Australia. These works explore the issues from different perspectives, bringing to the conversation experience in working with asylum seekers on the ground, as well as on their behalf in policy and activism.
Filmmaker Duy Yen Chau interviews Digby about his work and art practice.
Mix it Up!! exhibition at Leichhardt Library 2012
Digby takes us on a quick tour of his exhibition ‘Mix It Up!!’ at Leichhardt Library in November 2012. It was part of a film shot and produced by Christine Olsen which documented the Mark Making Studio, a workshop for young adults with intellectual disabilities held at Sydney College of the Arts.
Article in the Inner West Courier… Again
Digby was in the Inner West Courier for his exhibition at Leichhart Library.
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