NEW PAINTINGS - NEW GALLERY - DARREN DOYE'S ART IN NOW AT RED HILL GALLERY BRISBANE
Darren is pleased to annouce that his work can now be seen at Red Hill Gallery, 61 Musgrave Rd, Red Hill, Brisbane. The new paintings continue to explore the relationship of the rural and urban aspects of Australian life. More Brisbane paintings can be seen in the Gallery section of the website.
VIBRANT MURAL COMMISSION FOR MODERN RICHMOND RENOVATION BY DARREN DOYE
Darren was commissioned by award winning Architects Rachcroff Vella to create a mural using his iconic Melbourne Woodcut Prints. The Images were applied to the wall using a waterproof decal. The iconic Imagery was based on locations that could be seen from the home's rooftop garden.
Private Commission 122cm x 92cm
Darren Recently completed this commissioned piece for a client. The piece depicts iconic images from the US, Hong Kong, Israel and Australia adorning stacked shipping containers representing that parts of the world the couple have lived in. Two other blank container stacks represent their two young primary school aged children, yet to begin their international adventures. Visiting the snowfields every year is a childhood memory for one of the clients and continues to be an annual family tradition.
Darren Doye Selected for 20th Anniversary Exhibition @ Without Pier Gallery
Darren has been selected among some of the most well respected artists in the country to be a part of the 20th Anniversary Exhibtion at Without Pier Gallery . The exhibition opens on Sunday 14 June 2 - 4pm and runs from the 11th until the 28th of June. Darren's painting 'The Ride' features among the works on display.
The Ride 122cm x 152cm
Darren Doye wins "Best Modern Painting" at St Kevins Art Show
Darren recently wone the coverted "Best Modern Painting" prize at the 2012 St Kevins Art Show. The Prize was judged by Jon Dwyer. Jon is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading art experts and respected valuer.
St Kevins Prize winning Painting (92cm x 92cm)
Exploring the cultural impact of iconic locations, in Adelaide!
Darren has shifted his attention to the icons of Adelaide in a current body of work. Well known places etched into the hearts of locals are juxtoposed within alternate environments. The exhibition opens on the 11th of May at Art Images Gallery in Norwood.
Droving through the Adelaide Oval (92cm x 183cm)
Art Canterbury 2010
Feature Artist Darren Doye exceeds all expectations!
Darren was one of the Feature Artists at this years Canterbury Art show. Most of his artwork sold in the first half an hour of opening night and by the end of the weekend a total of twenty sales had been recorded.
SHINE ON Exhibition a sellout for Darren Doye
Darren was one of six new artists at Pivotal Gallery to be included in the final group exhibition for 2009, 'Shine On'. Darren's work has been well received at the gallery, and all four of Darren's works in the exhibition sold prior to opening night, in fact three had red dots on them prior to the hanging of the show!
Above left: Urban wall in orange and red with 5 cows (140cm x 140cm) SOLD
Above right: Urban wall in red and blue with 5 cows (140cm x 140cm) SOLD
Darren Doye, Finalist at Agendo Art Prize 2009
Darren's entry for the Agendo Art Prize - Reluctant Sale
The painting, ‘Reluctant sale’, is a response to the uncertain times now facing many Australians. Depicted is a caravan covered in Melbourne iconic imagery and an old tractor in a grass field. A real estate style ‘for sale’ sign is placed in the foreground, making reference to the economic impact on rural communities. A darkening sunset symbolises the end of abounding economic success and the approach of an uncertain period. As the caravan rusts in the field alongside the tractor, these images become remnants of a more prosperous era. The Melbourne iconography fades in the face of the grubby, corroded caravan like ancient memories from a life long forgotten.
Darren Doye, Winner at Art Red Hill Art, May 2009
Darren's painting "Long wall with four sheep and trees" was selected as the winner from hundreds of entries in the annual Art event, held at the Red Hill Consolidated School. All of the paintings Darren entered this year were snapped up by eager buyers within the first half hour of opening night.
Darren Doye, Winner Small Works at Canterbury Art '09
Darren took out the inaugural Small Works Award at Canterbury Art '09. The competition attracted over two hundred entries. Darren's work was well received by patrons at the show with all of his paintings quick to sell out ! He has since been invited to be a feature artist at the annual Canturbury Art show next year.
Darren Doye, Finalist at Australia's Richest Art Prize
Darren's Entry into the Signature of M Art Prize.
Darren was awarded a place in the final twelve entries of the prestigous Signature of M Art Prize. The Prize was the richest in Australia, with $180,000 in total prize money.