Exhibition opening tomorrow night
Thursday, 3rd June, 2010
The BH Regional Art Gallery opens a new exhibition tomorrow
night based around three talented artists.
The exhibition will feature the work of photographers Robert McFarlane and Boris Hlavica, and artist Amanda Johnson.
Since the 1960s, Robert McFarlane has been an influential figure in Australian photography, covering the Beatles arrival in Sydney and the political campaigns of former PM Bob Hawke. McFarlane also creates personal and moving social portraits of
Local Boris Hlavica arrived here in 2003 and set up as an outback photographer, undertaking commercial work in many areas, including commissions for the NSW National Parks and
Wildlife as well as operating a private gallery.
His new exhibition “Changing Places” interprets his journey to Broken Hill from the Czech Republic via Melbourne.
Amanda Johnson has taught and practised as an artist in the city for the past 30 years, while running her own commercial
Her new exhibition “Home Town” captures her feelings and impressions of everyday life in this outback city.
“At the moment I am interested in painting the everyday of my life.
Things that won’t be current in the future are what I am capturing,” she said.
“People, places and moments that I take for granted and bypass most days.”
The community is welcome to attend the opening and light refreshments will be served.