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Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get up close and personal with the work of nine contemporary artists from the Northern Rivers and Gold Coast regions. 

The exhibition will run for six weeks until 12 June and will form part of the Murwillumbah Arts Trail. 

Wander the beautiful grounds, drink in hand, as you experience these stunning sculptures. Sited in the ultimate outdoor gallery, you’ll be able to explore the mediums these works are made from up close – including steel, stone, plastic, ceramics, and natural fibres. 

Let nature add to this truly immersive experience as you imagine what inspired the nine artists to create their works while adding your own interpretation. 

Sculpture Distilled is an exhibition of contemporary outdoor sculptures curated by Annie Long which address a range of themes. Daniel Clemmett explores the theme of ‘development’ in his large-scale beaten metal tricycle; Mealie Batchelor’s reef installation examines the impact of plastics on the environment; while Rae Saheli has captured the kinetic energy of gunshots in her aluminium cylinders. 

Reflecting on Australian fauna, John Walters has created a gorgeous mob of wallabies; Christina Khumari tackles the theme of ‘time’, and Wendy Johnson uses natural fibres to comment on the state of the environment. Annie Long considers our ability to adapt in the current times; Marie France Rose contemplates stillness, and Damien Lucas seeks beauty and simplicity in his abstracted forms. 

Connect with all these works at Husk Farm Distillery in Tumbulgum, Wednesday–Sunday 4 May–12 June, from 11am. Table bookings are essential on weekends and holiday periods. You can combine your sculpture experience with a cocktail, snacks, and a tour of the distillery.

Artist Talks | Saturday 28 May | 4–6pm | Free | As part of the Murwillumbah Arts Trail the artists will be with their work from 4–5pm, followed by a Q&A Panel to discuss the value of public art, artist inspiration and process. 

Husk Distillery: 1152 Dulguigan Rd, North Tumbulgum, NSW 2490. PH (02) 6675 9149
huskdistillers.com


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