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Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen and etchings on show

Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen and etchings on show

This is Harry Tjutjuna’s beautiful silkscreen (he’s seen painting the separate layers in the previous two shots on this site). It, and other prints made by the artist at the same time, is on show at Chapman & Bailey Gallery in Melbourne right now (until May 20).
Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen edition on show in Melbourne

Harry Tjutjuna silkscreen edition on show in Melbourne

Another view of Harry Tjutjuna working on a large silkscreen print which is currently showing in the Ninuku print show at Chapman & Bailey in Melbourne. Basil and his wife Pam ran a workshop at Kalka in the far N-W of South Australia a couple of years ago with senior Ninuku artists and they were assisted by then-co-ordinator Matt Goff....
Basil Hall Editions at Nancy Sever opening buzzes!

Basil Hall Editions at Nancy Sever opening buzzes!

Facebook is abuzz with pictures and comments about the packed opening of our exhibition at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra last Friday! Although we don’t have photos of the opening to put up here yet, here’s a shot of Basil working with Shirley Purdie on her beautiful etching for the show. Shirley, Lena Nyadbi, Mabel...
Basil Hall Editions exhibition starts soon in Canberra

Basil Hall Editions exhibition starts soon in Canberra

One of the artists represented in the upcoming Basil Hall Editions exhibition Etched in the Sun II at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra, Lena Nyadbi, is seen here painting on acetate in late 2013 for her etching. Two of her beautiful prints are in Nancy’s show, as are others by important Warmun artists…oh, and artists from...
Maringka Baker etching in BHE's  Canberra exhibition in May

Maringka Baker etching in BHE’s Canberra exhibition in May

One copy of this beautiful original multi plate etching by Maringka Baker is still available from BHE and will be seen at  our exhibition at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra, opening on May 6 at 6.00pm. This is the print that will be on the invitation that goes out to Nancy’s mailing list. It was one of...
The Yuendumu Doors in Adelaide

The Yuendumu Doors in Adelaide

Whilst in Adelaide for the Tarnanthi Festival, Basil also visited the SA Museum next door to view Yuendumu’s famous (school) Doors. The 30 small etchings he made with the two Japaljarris, Paddy Sims and Paddy Stewart (both dec.) are also on display next to the Doors themselves. Basil approached the two old men in 2000...
Yirrkala Print Space celebrates 20 years

Yirrkala Print Space celebrates 20 years

Balnhdhurr- A Lasting Impression is the name of a beautiful exhibition celebrating the first 20 years operation in Buku Larrnggay’s Print Space in Yirrkala, NT. The show opened as part of the Tarnanthi Festival in Adelaide on October 7 and featured a selection chosen from over 800 editions completed at the studio. Dianne Blake, Annie Studd,...
Basil visits his great grandfather in Art Gallery of SA

Basil visits his great grandfather in Art Gallery of SA

While he was at the Tarnanthi Festival in October, Basil visited the Art Gallery of SA four times to view its permanent collection in addition to the outstanding Tarnanthi Exhibitions. He had to show off two paintings in the collection by his great grandfather, Bernard Hall, (the one at top left is by a former...
Tarnanthi Festival in Adelaide

Tarnanthi Festival in Adelaide

The scene at the official opening by Paul Keating of the inaugural Tarnanthi Festival in Adelaide on October 8 at the Art Gallery of SA. Curated by a team under Nici Cumpston, the exhibition in the Gallery itself and satellite events in Adelaide were well attended and utterly stunning. One person in the photo above...
A big story from Ninuku Arts

A big story from Ninuku Arts

One of the really fascinating things about the art from the APY and Western Desert is the interest many of the artists have in making collaborative paintings and prints. Basil spent a number of days negotiating with Ninuku artists Molly Miller  and Nyanyu Watson about doing a joint story on a single set of acetates,...
Monica Watson silkscreen

Monica Watson silkscreen

Another view of Monica Watson’s new silkscreen (56 x 76 cm paper size) which will be editioned later in 2014 by Basil Hall Editions. Several colours were still to be added at this stage.
BHE visits Ninuku Arts in Kalka

BHE visits Ninuku Arts in Kalka

Basil and his wife Pam have just spent a week working with the artists at Ninuku Arts in Kalka for the first time. Basil had worked with almost all of the APY art centres in the far north of South Australia over the last 20 years, but had never made it to the far N-W...