Val Johnson – Bonjour and G’Day

Strathnairn Arts
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt, ACT
Gallery 1 & 2 | 2 July- 26 July 2020
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This exhibition features paintings from Val’s recent travels in France and outback Australia. The paintings show the contrasting aspects of Val’s travels. Each place has its own identity – the soft purples and greens of France, and the reds and oranges of outback Australia.

Barbie discusses Bonjour and G’Day with Val Johnson

The paintings include oils on deep edged canvas, miniatures in gouache and watercolour, and some work from sketchbooks, to show the viewer how the ideas for Val’s work often come from travelling ‘diaries.

Closing Event – There will be holding a small gathering at the conclusion of the exhibition. Sunday 29 July, 2020 4.00pm, drinks and chat with the Artist. RSVP essential, limited numbers.

Artist floor talk and musings from the sketch book– Sunday 12 July 2020, 2.00pm – RSVP essential, limited numbers.

If you are interested in attending or would like to make an appointment to view the exhibition, please send Strathnairn a message via their webform.