Painting today reflects the diversity of cultures and personal sensibilities within societies. Elizabeth Newman refers to the objects she creates as ‘painting’. Employing everyday processes and affordable materials is Newman’s way of offering forms of expression that are more imaginative and generous than the pre-packaged products of consumer society. Newman invites the viewer to participate in the creative act, so that in experiencing her work — and that of the other seven artists in the exhibition — painting will enter your world.
Untitled (freedom) 2004
Water-based paint on ceramic jug
Courtesy the artist and Neon Parc (Melbourne)