Nov 16, 2010
Chris Stone - Exhibition in Gallery 29
We are thrilled to invite you to Chris Stone's latest solo exhibition, to be held on November 19 in Gallery 29, George Town! An Australian artist, known internationally for his textile design and colour forecasting, Chris has been most recently inspired by George Town, Penang and Langkawi. These recent paintings are full of colour, pattern and whimsy and exude a positive energy and vibrancy.
Some of his previous paintings can be viewed here.
Hope to see many of you on the 19th !
Gallery 29, China Street
Friday, November 19th
Refreshments will be served
Gallery 29. China Street, George Town. Tel : 04-2643580
More information about Chris Stone :
BORN LEICESTER UK
STUDIED AT LOUGHBOUGH COLLEGE OF ART
WINCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART
ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART LONDON In TEXTILE DESIGN
1972 MOVED TO MILAN ITALY DESIGNING TEXTILES FIRST FOR KEN SCOTT THEN COUTURE AND INTERIOR HOUSES.
1984 MOVED TO MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA TO BE HEAD DESIGNER OF SHERIDAN, AN INTERATIONAL BED LINEN BRAND.
1987 MOVED TO SYDNEY AUSTRALIA WHERE HE CURRENTLY ABIDES.
2001-2009 10 YEARS OF BI-ANNUAL COLOUR PREDICTION BOOK CALLED COLOURWORKS.
2005 STARTED PAINTING WASHHOUSE GALLERY SYDNEY –FLOWERS
2007 WASHHOUSE GALLERY SYDNEY- NO 7 SYDNEY ARTS FAIR
2008 WASHHOUSE GALLERY-TOWARDS THE LIGHT
2009 WASHHOUSE GALLERY- THE FLOWER PAINTER AND THE FASHIONIST
2010 WASHHOUSE GALLERY- CHINTZ-HOMAGE TO TEXTILE ART
CHRIS TEACHES TEXTILE, DESIGN AND COLOUR AT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY (UTS) AND (COFA) COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS SYDNEY.
CHRIS’S COLLECTORS INCLUDE RICK STEIN (ENGLISH COOK), TETSUYA (AUSTRALIAN COOK), LOTI TUQUIRI (FOOTBALLER), NARELLE MCMURTRIE/ALISON FRASER (BON-TON)
FRAGMENTS IS DRAWN FROM MANY TIMES AND PLACES, WHILE REFLECTING CHRIS’S INTEREST IN FLOWER PAINTERS, NEW ASIAN INSPIRATION IS DRAWN FROM HIS FREQUENT VISITS TO BOTH PENANG AND LANGKAWI
By Straits Collection at 12:50 AM