Dorothy Filshie “Fish Out of Water”

Posted: October 21, 2018 by Mo Crow in art exhibitions, It's Crow Time
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“Fish Out of Water” by Dorothy Filshie
“Dorothy uses hessian, calico, duck and artists’ canvas plastered with old-fashioned gesso made from rabbit skin glue and whiting powder to create her sculptural fish. Her work is dictated by a love of food, textiles and art. Each work is hollow and is made from a pattern by cutting shapes from suitable fabrics, stitching the pieces by hand or machine, then shaping and stiffening them into three dimensional forms.”
at Object Space til November 14th
you can see lots more of Dorothy’s fabulous fish on Instagram
today is the last chance to see Artisans in the Gardens
Colleen Southwell’s botanical papercuts are brilliant
Glebe Art Show closes this afternoon too
loved Tin Heart by Silda Trainor
The Intuitive Thread at the Japan Foundation is on for another week
Shells at Barometer Gallery closed yesterday
Irene Manion’s “Ammonite” is astounding
tomorrow we will do the annual pilgrimage to Sculpture by the Sea

Comments
  1. Busy devouring art! Good for you.

  2. fiberels says:

    like deep sea creatures !

    Ahhhhh those botanical papercuts !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Mo Crow says:

      (((Els))) love those fish, have gone back to see them twice and will need to see them again before the show closes, brilliant concept beautifully executed & the detail in those papercuts is truly magical!

  3. Lana says:

    These fish are really beautiful. It must be an amazing experience for you Mo to be so closely in touch with so many talented artists.

    • Mo Crow says:

      (((Lana))) I love living in Sydney for all the inspiring art & music, just got back from our annual pilgrimage to Sculpture by the Sea, will post lots of photos soon!

  4. deemallon says:

    Wow. Thanks for a new artist to follow on Instagram!

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