Naomi Blacklock, Elisa Jane Carmichael, Bonita Ely, Chantal Fraser, Sally Molloy, Elizabeth Willing
Curated by Amy-Clare McCarthy
4 - 25 March 2023
Taking Bonita Ely’s work A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe (1982) as a starting point, An Offering presents new works from five contemporary Brisbane artists relating to their own experiences of motherhood.
On Saturday 4 March from 4-5pm there will be an artist talk by Bonita Ely, along with performances by Naomi Blacklock and Sally Molloy. An opening reception will follow from 5-7pm.
Read the exhibition room sheet and text here.
Elisa Jane Carmichael courtesy of Onespace.
Elizabeth Willing courtesy of Tolarno Galleries.
Images: Bonita Ely A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe, 1982, performance documentation.
Elissa Jane Carmichael. Photo: Louis Lim. Courtesy of the artist and Onespace.
Elizabeth Willing, Methylene Blue (detail) 2023. Linen, acrylic paint, and embroidery thread. 220 x 220cm. Courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries.
This exhibition is the result of Amy-Clare McCarthy's Lord Mayor's Creative Fellowship (18-19), the Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowships are an initiative of Brisbane City Council. Her pitched Fellowship project was postponed, cancelled, then reimagined, following the birth of her own children.