Tympany by David Ball (in situ)

Sculpture in the Annexe

Annexe gallery, 91 Hoddle Street, Robertson

14 Jul - 30 Jul 2023

Sculpture's in the air with the biennial Sculpture in the Valley exhibition taking place in September. It's looking set to be a fantastic show.

In the meantime, get your sculpture loving self down to Spud Lane where you can see a rare small work by David Ball, previous winner and this year's curator of the Kangaroo Valley show. Not to mention a dreamy small sculpture by Victorian artist Jimmy Rix that has been enthalling visitors with its quiet beauty.

Also featuring in this curation are a number of striking wall-based timber constructions from Sydney artist Tony Twigg which will delight all lovers of multi-dimensional work. Rounding out the curation are diverse artworks by our resident artists Ric Abel and Cat Doyle.

Our aim is to showcase a diverse range of artworks so that there's always something new to enjoy each time you visit. July's selection is shown below:

The Sleeping Gypsy (after Rousseau), Jimmy Rix, 2019
Jimmy Rix, The Sleeping Gypsy (after Rousseau), 2019, Bronze, edition of 9, 21x33x25cm
Cloudburst, Tony Twigg, 2018-19
Tony Twigg, Cloudburst, 2018-19, Enamel on timber in 4 parts, 130x141cm
Code #3, Tony Twigg, 2019
Tony Twigg, Code #32019, Enamel on timber construction in 2 parts, 92x113cm
Tympany, David Ball,
David Ball, Tympany , Corten steel, 90x45x45cm
The Absent 5th, Tony Twigg, 2020
Tony Twigg, The Absent 5th, 2020, Enamel on timber construction in 14 parts, 118x164cm
Highlandscape 6, Ric Abel, 2014
Ric Abel, Highlandscape 6, 2014, Oil on linen, 80x60cm
Quarry, Ric Abel,
Ric Abel, Quarry , Oil on panel, 25x20cm
Ruminari 6, Ric Abel, 2013
Ric Abel, Ruminari 6, 2013, Oil on linen, 52x44cm
Rain on Main Street (Robertson), Ric Abel, 2014-2022
Ric Abel, Rain on Main Street (Robertson), 2014-2022, Oil on canvas, 60x50cm
Neddy 3, Ric Abel, 2013
Ric Abel, Neddy 3, 2013, Oil on canvas, 50x30cm
Robbo Mare, Ric Abel, 2012
Ric Abel, Robbo Mare, 2012, Oil on linen, 120x184cm
Study in Grey, Ric Abel,
Ric Abel, Study in Grey, Oil on panel, 21x21cm
Puff a Morte, Ric Abel, <br />
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Ric Abel, Puff a Morte, 2015-18, Oil on linen, 201x120cm
Quietude 3, Ric Abel, 2022
Ric Abel, Quietude 3, 2022, Oil on linen, 132x107cm
Sinking Into Blue, Cat Doyle, 2022
Cat Doyle, Sinking Into Blue, 2022, Oil on canvas, 102x91cm

Friday 14 July - Sunday 30 July
Spud Lane Annexe Gallery, Shop 6/91 Hoddle Street, Robertson NSW 2577
Friday to Sunday, 10am–4pm, and by appointment



DAVID BALL: Winner of Bondi's Sculpture by the Sea in 2017, architectural and landscape sculptor David Ball has more than three decades of experience and is renowned for his monumental public sculpture.

TONY TWIGG: Australian artist Tony Twigg has a strong international practice with 60 solo exhibitions presented in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines since 1975. Over his long career Twigg has also been known for his multi-disciplinary and film works, included in the iconic Cannes Film Festival.

JIMMY RIX: Award winning sculptor Jimmy Rix is best known for his narrative-based works which draw upon his encounters with animals in the Australian countryside.

RIC ABEL: A finalist in the Blake Art Prize and the Archibald’s Salon des Refusés, Ric Abel travels through landscapes, skulls and quasi-cubist subjects. His art is introspective and exploratory, humorous and dark.

CAT DOYLE: British-Australian artist Cat Doyle explores themes of loneliness and belonging with a particular interest in counterculture and literary circles. A Gateshead lass from North-east England, she now lives and works in the Southern Highlands NSW.

Find Spud Lane Annexe opposite the Big Potato in Robertson, across the road from our main gallery at the rear of the Highlands Hive building. We're a stunning 30-minute scenic drive from Bowral, Mittagong, Exeter, Berrima and the rest of the Southern Highlands; 2 hours from Sydney and Canberra; and a verdant rainforest mountain trip from Wollongong and the Shoalhaven. Get driving directions and a local map

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