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Tree Portrait #3 exhibited at Gallerysmith

My work, Tree Portrait #3 is being shown at North Melbourne gallery, Gallerysmith, as part of a fundraising exhibition for This Wild Song. The exhibition features small works by over 40 female artists, including Erika Gofton, Celeste Chandler, Yvette Coppersmith, Polixeni Papapetrou, and many more.  There are going to be some pretty fabulous,  and affordable works in this…

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45 at 45: fortyfivedownstairs’ birthday exhibition

One of my Tree Portrait works is included in 45 at 45, an exhibition featuring 45 artists, to celebrate Melbourne gallery fortyfivedownstairs’ 15th birthday. The exhibition includes a work by each of the following artists:| Abby Storey, Andrea Jenkins, Angela Cavalieri, Anna Taylor, Bill Hay, Catherine Pilgrim, Cathy Drummond, Cathy Scott, Christopher Beaumont, Christine Larsen,…

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Tree Portrait in This Wild Song exhibition

My new work, Tree Portrait #1, is included in a pop-up This Wild Song exhibition at The Art Room opening this Saturday. The exhibition is part of the website launch and forum for This Wild Song, a long term project by Melbourne artist Ilona Nelson. Nelson is curating and photographing over 100 significant Australian female artists,…

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Timelapse at Gippsland Art Gallery

My work, Hunter, is to be shown in Timelapse at Gippsland Art Gallery, from 14 May – 24 July 2016. Timelapse is another exciting show from curator Simon Gregg, in which he has brought together old master prints and works of contemporary photography. I am fairly blown away to have Hunter matched with a work…

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This Wild Song on Pozible

I have great admiration for Melbourne photographer Ilona Nelson; her work is vibrant, thoughtful, very beautiful and imbued with meaning. Thus I am humbled to be included in her current project, This Wild Song. This Wild Song is “a series of photographic portraits and interviews with Australian women visual artists who have a unique voice.”…

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Drei Plus Drei catalogue

I have just got my hands on the catalogue from Drei Plus Drei, in which my work featured last year. The exhibition featured six photographers: André Mailänder, Thomas Roessler, Johannes Maria Schlorke, Cindi Jakobs, Abby Storey and Elmar Mauch. The three former each invited one of the latter three to exhibit alongside them. I was invited by Thomas…

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Abby Storey – Into The Wilderness, Or Not

The below essay was written by Damian Smith about my series Of the Land: Since the arrival of Europeans in New Zealand in 1769 the region’s feral animal population has played havoc with the local flora and fauna. 32 species of introduced mammals and 144 bird species has placed enormous pressure on the local environment. New…

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Of the Land at fortyfivedownstairs

My recent series Of the Land is showing at fortyfivedownstairs in central Melbourne from 24 June – 05 July 2014. The exhibition opens on Tuesday 24 June, 5-7pm. RSVP to the Facebook event here, or, just come along on the evening.

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News archive – Abby Storey’s photographic news pre 2014

Below is an archive of my News Page pre June 2014: Of the Land My latest series of work is being exhibited at Gippsland Art Gallery from 30 November 2013 – 27 January 2014. Of the Land looks at the complex and sometimes paradoxical relationships between humanity and the natural world. The series is both a portrait of…

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