The French Door Gallery

Featuring a vibrant program of exhibitions showcasing recent work by Clarence Valley artists in Prentice House.

The gallery launched 'The French Door Gallery' in 2021, which features a vibrant program of exhibitions by Clarece Valley artists. Each month a selected artist will schowcas a recent body of work in Prentice House West Gallery.

Y Ledinham_ Cool Meander - detail

Yvonne Ledingham - Fibrepress 2022

For many years papermaking has formed a powerful influence on Yvonne’s creativity.  Being a committed recycler, Yvonne recreates the textures, contours and colours of remote Australia as viewed from the air, sea and from what she has viewed during her camping adventures. Using the technique of ‘pulp painting’, Yvonne uses found fibres such as coloured soils, beaten cotton and linen cloth rag scraps, which are processed to a pulp in a ‘Hollander Beater’ and a hydraulic press built especially for this by her husband Phillip to create her mesmerising works.

This exhibition is on view from Wednesday to Sunday in Prentice House until 9 October 2022.

Upcoming French Door exhibition dates
11 October - 5 November
7 November - 3 December

Image credits:
Top: Yvonne Ledingham Cool Meander 2021, Hat straw, plant fibre, cotton and linen (detail). Courtesy of the artist.
Homepage square: The French Door logo. Courtesy of TMG Design
Slider: Yvonne Ledingham Gully Folds 2019, Pulp painting of cotton and linen rag, (detail). Courtesy of the artist.

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