Young Masters: Focus on Mixed Media|Phillip Hua

Phillip Hua explores the relationship between nature and commerce, and the aesthetic boundaries of painting, collage, and digital art.  Hua contemplates nature’s role as commodity in contemporary life. Compositions of animals, flowers, and trees are digitally created in a manner reminiscent of Chinese brush painting. They are then printed, then painted onto segmented sheets of…

Young Masters: Focus on Mixed Media|Julie Roch-Cuerrier

Julie Roch-Cuerrier’s work addresses the cultural implications of making printed images and the contemporary critical issues that arise from printed artworks.  She examines the potential and the diversity of the medium, the richness that arises from experimentation and the interconnections between techniques of print.  Printmaking nourishes popular culture; it is a medium that serves both…

Young Masters: Focus on Mixed Media|Chantal Powell

Chantal Powell creates seductive sculptural objects and installations that traverse the boundary between reality and imagination.  Her practice speaks with an ornate vocabulary emphasising materiality and theatricality, borrowing from the intensity and immediacy of baroque tradition to offer up fake moments of intensity and drama in our contemporary world with its frequent disillusionment. The Baroque…