The Emotional Life of Objects

Linda Judge, Howard’s Shoes, 2014, Acrylic on linen, 1500 x 1020mm, (Image courtesy of the artist) In the wake of her husband’s sudden death Linda Judge painted his personal possessions. “Initially I believed that if I painted his things it would stop me forgetting who he was and then maybe, it might be easier to throw some…

Dear John: An exhibition by Margaret McIntosh

  Margaret McIntosh is a student in the Master of Art  Therapy program at La Trobe University who has recently offered a solo exhibition at Off the Kerb Gallery in Collingwood.   The exhibition entitled, Dear John, is a body of work that uses humor to highlight the complexities of mainstream perceptions regarding the disproportion of…

The Aborigine is Present

An inspiring new work from Robyne Latham The creative process is different for every artist. For Robyne Latham, the inspiration for her latest work struck as she sat in her studio one day.  Thoughts about the place of Aborigines in contemporary Australia, the media debate about the right to identify as Aboriginal and the daily stereotyping…

Call out for Artists

Are you an artist with an ASD, or do you know someone who is?  We want to hear from you. Following on from the success of our first Frame of Mind exhibition in 2014, OTARC are celebrating the 8th World Autism Awareness Day again with another exhibition in April and May.  Frame of Mind 2015…