29th & 30th October and 5th & 6th November 2016 at Morpeth Gallery 10am – 5pm,
5 Green Street, Morpeth: admission free.
The Small Works Art Exhibition at Morpeth Gallery 29th & 30th October, and 5th & 6th November, is a display of small original oils, acrylics and watercolours by award winning and internationally renowned Australian artists. Works will be priced at $1, 000 and under. Despite being diminutive in size, they are big in character and will only increase in value over time.
Landscape artist John Bradley, wildlife artist James Hough, and botanical artist Heidi Willis to name a few, have been creating some stunning originals to fit into the $1, 000 and under price range and will also be at the gallery painting during the first weekend of the exhibition, 29th & 30th October.
Small works art exhibitions are one of the most traditional forms of exhibition in Australia. The first occurred in August 1889 with several artists of the Heidelberg School, namely Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin, who staged a 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition in Melbourne. Most of the 183 works exhibited measured 23 x 13cm painted on wooden cigar boxes. These paintings are now worth small fortunes.
And yours could be too. Despite being small in size, the paintings are stunning and their value will increase over time as an investment you can enjoy.
Whether you see yourself looking over rolling hills and rippling streams, or a tall ship fleeing over rolling waves or enjoy an intricate vase of delicate roses or even a colourful rosella nestled in a tree, you are sure to find something which catches your eye.