Rox De Luca is a visual artist based in Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia.

 

 FINAL DESIGNS Insta CLEARWAY CORONA

Still gleaning for plastic, on the beach 

Opening on Friday 14 August, Still gleaning for plastic, on the beach is a solo exhibition of works in conjunction with Clearway Voices of Women at Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt.

Originally Clearway involved live performances to an audience within an exhibition of new works by the artist. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this project is being developed into a short film with pre-recorded actors performing the written word adapted into footage together with moving imagery of artworks set to music by Elizabeth Jigalin.

Tickets are available for the Thursday 27 August and Friday 28 August online Vimeo and limited screening release on this link

Exhibition opening hours:

Friday 14 August 11am Open Day Please RSVP to attend to ensure safety in visitor numbers

Open daily 11am - 5pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment. 

Please note the Gallery will be closed on Sunday 16 August for rehearsals. 

Covid-19 NSW Health safety measures will be in place. Please avoid visiting if you are unwell or if you have recently returned from overseas travel. 

 

2020 projects 

The artist has recently uploaded an audio favour in the Volume 5,2019-2020 FavourEconomy platform and features in the Women's Art Register Bulletin #66In March 2020, before the Covid-19 lockdown, the artist presented work in Herland, at The Womens Library, Newtown. The exhibition was launched on International Womens Day. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the exhibition had to close to the public. Shortly, podcasts of conversations with a selection of the artists will be available on The Womens Library social media platforms.  

 

Previous projects  

Last year, 2019, in January 2019 the artist undertook an artist-in-residence at the Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia and then participated in ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 in Melbourne. She was also a finalist in The Ravenswood Women's Art Prize, the Deakin Small Sculpture Award and The Fisher's Ghost Art Award Exhibitions.  Rox also supported The Wilderness Society in the fundraising art auction The Art for the Wilderness and participated in the Black Finch Project.

In 2018 the artist exhibited in Articulate Turns Eight Draw-in at Factory 49, as well as in Making : memory with Michele Elliot and Laurie Paine at ArticulateUpstairs.  Read the text accompanying this exhibition by Lisa Sharp, The Huldremose woman today, and the review in Artlink by Craig Judd.  The artist also presented works in Sentient Visibility at the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery and in Vivid at Chapman & Bailey in Melbourne. Rox also had works in Abstraction Twenty Eighteen at Five Walls, Melbourne. This show complemented a series of exhibitions that referenced the National Gallery of Victoria’s presentation of The Field Revisited.  

The artist received a Bachelor of Arts (Visual) from Canberra School of Art (1985) and a Graduate Diploma in Arts Administration, University of NSW (1988). Rox exhibits regularly in both solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Please see the attached CV for further details.

 

Further reading

Sea of Plastic: An Artist's Quest to Address Ocean Pollution  Courtesy The Culture Trip, words Saskia Tillers photography by © Alana Dimou 

The artist acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives her respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

 

Download Rox De Luca CV