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Art exhibition nearing at Alphington Open Studios at the end of the month.

Hello Everyone,

Just want you to know that the Alphington Open Studios will be on again on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of November.   For more information go to the Facebook Site Alphington Open Studios or to the website  You will see information and images from all of the exhibiting artists.  Below I have inserted a still life painted image and below that a mixed media drawing and painting.  Hope you like them.   Please note that I now have a new Website that I hope you will look up for more gallery pictures.


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Preparing for next weeks art exhibition ‘Now and Then’

Whenever I exhibit with the Out of the Box Artist group there is usually something extra, something collaborative or similar made by each of the artists.  This year we all passed on to others in the group some hand painted or treated paper pieces.  Below is my little patchwork country collage piece on board.

I have approximately 8 artworks in this exhibition.

Now and Then inviteOfficial Opening next Sunday 8th October, 2-4pm.


Quiet still life paintings in East Melbourne Church

The first two pictures are from a new collection of still life paintings I am making for an exhibition at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in East Melbourne.

The apples are by Marija Patterson talented sculptor that is now playing with paint.\ in my Wed morning workshop.

I have added a couple of photos of the beautiful Holy Trinity Church.

Antipodean Art Exhibition in Carlton.

You are invited to attend an Art Exhibition on Tuesday Night August 16th at Steps Gallery in Carlton (near Trades Hall).  See details below for more information and please note it is only on for 8 days.  I have three limited edition images that I will be showing which will be available framed or unframed, plus a very special collaboration with Artist /Woodcarver Nikos Siouzos of a woman in a traditional Greek Costume and the man in a Pontian Greek Costume. If you are in Melbourne please drop in and have a look.  I have met some very interesting artists and seen some wonderful work that I think you will enjoy in this exhibition.

The exhibition is supported by The Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne.

Nine Lives Art Exhibition on now at Bundoora Homestead.

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New art exhibition for Alphington Open Studios.

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Marble Mosaic, Lady Isra, 3d sculpture by Cetta Pilati

Acrylic and Pencil, Three Pears,  by Anne Warren

Back to the Studio in Collingwood.

Cambridge Studio Gallery is opening its doors to artists for 3 weeks in April/May, 2016.

Back to the Studio will offer a variety of intensive and intimate Art Workshops (with a maximum 10 students only)  as well as the opportunity for artists to use the gallery space as a studio. (Wednesday to Sunday 9am to 5pm)

Reservations are necessary. Deadline for enrolments 13 April

Call Out for FREE studio use
Email a short description of what you propose to work on during the time, this should include list of materials and intended outcome for the time.

​Are intensive, intimate and for all skill levels.
Enrol for 3 workshops for $330 or all workshops for $850.

ENROLMENT FORM is available from the Cambridge Studio Gallery website.


Some of the art tutors are Yvette Coppersmith, Godwin Bradbeer, Ness Alexander, Tanleea Velastro and me.

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Here are a few works from Art Workshops recently.


It has been such a busy and fun few weeks with workshops.  I love sharing what I do and then watching the artists/students take it to their own style to make some of the above.  I was teaching still life painting workshops and collage/mixed media workshops. These are just a few of the works that I photographed.  I took some very poor quality photos and decided not to post them (sorry everyone).


Teaching life drawing classes at Cambridge Studio Gallery on Wed nights.

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This is a large charcoal work on paper that I made when studying fine art at university.

I was invited to teach life drawing on Wed nights on rotation with other instructors for small classes in a lovely intimate gallery setting at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Collingwood.  I think the students are  having a lot of fun drawing, using mixed media including torn paper, paint and ink etc. Sometimes their work is lovely, strong or quirky and sometimes not.  It happens because many of the poses are only 5 minutes or so.  I hope that they go home with something they are proud of, a technique that they will use again and or a plan to repeat something they learn’t at the next class.

The kindest adult colouring book of all time – art fundraiser.

Our big fundraising event is a one time only event to be held on November 7th at the Alphington Community Centre on the Corner of Wingrove Street and Kelvin Road (Across from Alphington Station).  9.00am to 2.00pm

If you are in Melbourne please come along and help support a fundraiser to help 28year old Nathan to get a wheelchair that will enable him to stand up.  We will have a sausage sizzle, a plant sale including indigenous plants, a lemon tree and lots of others including succulents grown by Nathan himself.  We will have a children’s craft activity table with an accomplished artist teaching/assisting children and of course the very special ‘The Kindest Adult Colouring Book of All Time’.  We have had preorders already as we have a limited edition of 100 only.  The colouring in pages are donated by 23 artists to be used in this book.  There are 40 pages in all with artists such as illustrators, tattoo artists, printmakers, photographers etc…

Colouring in on these pages can be meditative and at other times your colouring in will need to be more considered.

I have already sold 16 books in preorders ($30AUD)  Please email me if you wish to lock in a book before Saturday.

You can find more information of our facebook site Alphington Garden Fundraiser.                                                                                                             front mock up cover grey the sweet life tattooists

The Sweet Life Tattoo Shop in High Street Thornbury were happy participants with three of their artists taking part.  The cover photo has Maisen Hall’s lady on the front.

John Malone

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To Pikap Community - Art In Thessaloniki

Μια προσπάθεια συγκέντρωσης και παρουσίασης της εικαστικής καλλιτεχνικής δημιουργίας στην πόλη της Θεσσαλονίκης. An attempt to assemble and present the visual artistic creation in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Life with Leonie

A personal account of my experiences and adventures, starting with my move to Melbourne Australia to live and study for the next 5 months.

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