28/09/2023 - 06/11/2023
Bright Art Gallery - 28 Mountbatten Ave, Bright, Victoria
Please join Natalie as she shares her journey of life on a chestnut farm, located in the beautiful Alpine region of Victoria Australia.
In the Orchard takes us through four seasons of a productive chestnut orchard. With studies of the bio habitat, Insects, fungus and lichens, as well as exploring the unseen threats
All works are available for purchase aswell as a series of limited-edition Prints.
In the Orchard
Featuring works including large incised board, watercolour paints, textile sculptures, Lino cut prints with hand stitching details, to a three meter high installation of a chestnut tree. Natalie showcases her multi-disciplined art practice.
Gallery Open Hours
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm
Monday 10am - 4pm
While working for Chestnuts Australia as part of the Blight surveillance team, Natalie has been gifted the opportunity to visit many of the region's orchards.
Chestnut Blight was first discovered in the region in 2010 and is currently under a management plan.
The 'Return to Earth' series of Mushroom sculptures speaks of the process required to clear an infected property of Blight.
If you would like to learn more about Blight, please logon to Chestnuts Australia.