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Richie Fahey

Solo Exhibition
Fitzroy Gallery
20 May – 12 June 2022

New York City photographer Richie Fahey paints on his pictures in a cold water flat, surrounded by his inspiration: a towering collection of 1930s-1960s musty paperbacks and detective pulp. With the help of a postwar hobbyist's manual, “Photo Oil Coloring for Fun and Profit”, he learned to transform black and white photographs into glorious colour by dabbling with pigments on snapshots from the '40s.

Fahey's technicolor-like style evokes lobby cards in old movie houses, covers of dimestore novels and star portraits in fan magazines like “Screen” and “Photoplay”. In defining his style, Fahey is inspired by the posed photographs from detective magazines, cinematographers of the 1940's-50's like John Alton, portrait photographers such as George Hurrell, and painters and illustrators like Leeteg and James Avanti.

In creating his images, Fahey plays with the noir stereotype of beautiful women gone bad and the men who love them. He is painstaking about stylistic detail. Convincing art direction, combined with vintage lighting techniques and hand colouring conspire to create alluring, ambiguous works. The viewer's inability to pinpoint the exact time frame in which a Fahey photograph was taken, lends a certain timelessness to the artist's work.

SHAG PRINT EXHIBITION

SHAG PRINT EXHIBITION

Phil Noto

Solo Exhibition
Fitzroy Gallery
20 May – 12 June 2022

Phil Noto is a US artist and illustrator with an expansive suite of comic and design experience, boasting a range of heavy hitters with the likes of Marvel, Walt Disney Animation and DC Comics. Formally trained at Ringling School of Art and Design, Noto's work, which carries a sense of conviction in his application and his assured mark-making, is a result of his extensive time in the industry.

With an interest in Mid-century graphic design, his practice references printed ephemera such as retro paperback covers, 1960s soundtrack art and advertising publications. These interests are emphasized with his palette, composition and subject matter, true to the bygone era while adding a contemporary spin!

Jeff Raglus

Solo Exhibition
Fitzroy Gallery
20 May – 12 June 2022

Australian artist Jeff Raglus’ practice spans a multitude of creative endeavours, from visual arts to a full-fledged touring music career. Raglus’ diverse portfolio and wide-ranging experience encompasses design, children’s books, posters, prints and working with brands such as home grown legends Mambo.

Drawing inspiration from Mid-century aesthetics and blurring the boundaries between fine and graphic art, Raglus defines his art as 'surf/folk/pop' and plays with shape and form to imbue his works with his signature bold style.

LOCALS

LOCALS

Sean Mahan

Sean Mahan

Mark Seabrook

Mark Seabrook

Syd Bee

Syd Bee

MARTIN HARRIS / CAT RABBIT & THE SEVEN SEAS / PETE CROMER

MARTIN HARRIS / CAT RABBIT & THE SEVEN SEAS / PETE CROMER

ONEQ / LAUREN YS / MAKOTO CHI / STELLAR LEUNA

ONEQ / LAUREN YS / MAKOTO CHI / STELLAR LEUNA

VANGUARD

VANGUARD

ADRIAN LANDON BROOKS

ADRIAN LANDON BROOKS

Thomas Jackson / Amok Island / Minna Leunig

Thomas Jackson / Amok Island / Minna Leunig

ALFRED LIU / LOVESOUP / ALEX ECKMAN-LAWN / MISERY

ALFRED LIU / LOVESOUP / ALEX ECKMAN-LAWN / MISERY

Louise Kyriakou / Kels O'Sullivan / Mid Century Curated: From Scandinavia & Japan

Louise Kyriakou / Kels O'Sullivan / Mid Century Curated: From Scandinavia & Japan

Derek Yaniger / Helen Proctor / Pete Bakacs

Derek Yaniger / Helen Proctor / Pete Bakacs

Carla McRae / Mark Conlan / Brolga

Carla McRae / Mark Conlan / Brolga

LOCALS

LOCALS

Andy Kehoe / Jason Limon / Nicole Evans / Chris Austin

Andy Kehoe / Jason Limon / Nicole Evans / Chris Austin

Stephen Doan / Bren Luke / Jessie Jean

Stephen Doan / Bren Luke / Jessie Jean

Hilda Palafox / Graham Yarrington / Travis Lampe

Hilda Palafox / Graham Yarrington / Travis Lampe

DEHARA YUKINORI

VANGUARD Invitational & Anna Di Mezza

VANGUARD Invitational & Anna Di Mezza

Erlend Tait / Louise Kyriakou / Shoko Ishida

Erlend Tait / Louise Kyriakou / Shoko Ishida

Moon Patrol / Alex Eckman-Lawn / McMonster / Yu Maeda

Moon Patrol / Alex Eckman-Lawn / McMonster / Yu Maeda

Alfred Liu / Dirty Robot / Melissa Grisancich

Alfred Liu / Dirty Robot / Melissa Grisancich

Stella Im Hultberg / Sean Mahan / Liam Snootle

Stella Im Hultberg / Sean Mahan / Liam Snootle

Shag – New & Rare Print Exhibition

Shag – New & Rare Print Exhibition

LOCALS – Australian Invitational Show

LOCALS – Australian Invitational Show

Yōkai! Yōkai! / Dehara Yukinori

Yōkai! Yōkai! / Dehara Yukinori

Tom Gerrard & Jillian Evelyn

Tom Gerrard & Jillian Evelyn

Modern Folk

Modern Folk

VANGUARD Invitational Group Show

VANGUARD Invitational Group Show

Laura Berger, Lucy Hardie & Melissa Grisancich

Laura Berger, Lucy Hardie & Melissa Grisancich

Minna Leunig - Creatures We Walk With

Minna Leunig - Creatures We Walk With

Within The Garden of Earthly Delights

Within The Garden of Earthly Delights

Beyond The Familiar – 21st Anniversary Show

Beyond The Familiar – 21st Anniversary Show

Shag – A Seat In The Kingdom

Shag – A Seat In The Kingdom

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

Cat Rabbit – A (Mostly) Fabricated Mycology

Cat Rabbit – A (Mostly) Fabricated Mycology

APAK – Underwater Picnic

APAK – Underwater Picnic

Pete Bakacs – IN TRANSIT

Pete Bakacs – IN TRANSIT

Sean Mahan – A Trail of Breadcrumbs

Sean Mahan – A Trail of Breadcrumbs

Andy Kehoe – The Witching Hour

Andy Kehoe – The Witching Hour

Anna Di Mezza – Heaven's Gates

Anna Di Mezza – Heaven's Gates

Group Show – Terra Oztralis

Group Show – Terra Oztralis

Femke Hiemstra – Fernweh

Femke Hiemstra – Fernweh

Creature Creature – Hold Hands

Creature Creature – Hold Hands

Robert Bowers – Clear Days

Robert Bowers – Clear Days

Richie Fahey, Derek Yaniger & Jeff Raglus – Syncopation

Richie Fahey, Derek Yaniger & Jeff Raglus – Syncopation

A Private Collection

A Private Collection

Miranda Sofroniou - Wanderer

Miranda Sofroniou - Wanderer

Angela Ho – Interspecies Utopia

Angela Ho – Interspecies Utopia

Luke Rion – Lost Relics

Luke Rion – Lost Relics

Helen Proctor – It Always Comes Back

Helen Proctor – It Always Comes Back

Alfred Liu – Daydreamer

Alfred Liu – Daydreamer

Martin Harris – It's A Small World

Martin Harris – It's A Small World

Lauren Guymer – Dreamscapes

Lauren Guymer – Dreamscapes

Go Suga – Surftastic 8

Go Suga – Surftastic 8

Simon Lice – Headaches Coughing Fits

Simon Lice – Headaches Coughing Fits

Kentaro Yoshida – Permanent Holiday

Kentaro Yoshida – Permanent Holiday

Jordan Debney – Pantophobia

Jordan Debney – Pantophobia

Tim Doyle – Pop Culture World

Tim Doyle – Pop Culture World

Charley Gerardin – Sick Wheels M8

Charley Gerardin – Sick Wheels M8

Ben Brown – Queens of Noise

Ben Brown – Queens of Noise

Nick Sheehy – Cloaked

Nick Sheehy – Cloaked

Kyle Hughes-Odgers – Fever Dream

Kyle Hughes-Odgers – Fever Dream

Cat Rabbit – Creature Comforts

Cat Rabbit – Creature Comforts

Mid-Century Modern Curated

Mid-Century Modern Curated

Neryl Walker – Broad Appeal

Neryl Walker – Broad Appeal

Minna Leunig – Alter Egos

Minna Leunig – Alter Egos

Erik Sherman – The Safety of Infinity

Erik Sherman – The Safety of Infinity

Eevien Tan – Total Disquiet

Eevien Tan – Total Disquiet

Dry British – Piffy On A Rock Bun

Dry British – Piffy On A Rock Bun

Peter Bakacs – The Fast Can't Lose

Peter Bakacs – The Fast Can't Lose

Annita Maslov – Anima

Annita Maslov – Anima

Cat Rabbit – Gocco Play Date

Cat Rabbit – Gocco Play Date

Xenoplasm II

Xenoplasm II

Stephen Doan – VS

Stephen Doan – VS

Creature Creature – Binary Star

Creature Creature – Binary Star

Sam Octigan – Ecdysis

Sam Octigan – Ecdysis

Mid-Century Modern Mix

Mid-Century Modern Mix

Kels O'Sullivan – Gridlines

Kels O'Sullivan – Gridlines

David O'Brien – On Closer Inspection

David O'Brien – On Closer Inspection

Kitiya Palaskas – Wish You Were Here

Kitiya Palaskas – Wish You Were Here

Andy Kehoe - Waking Unreality

Andy Kehoe - Waking Unreality

Femke Hiemstra – Oblige Me

Femke Hiemstra – Oblige Me

Lucy Hardie – The Space Between

Lucy Hardie – The Space Between

Danielle Mann – PNG POP

Danielle Mann – PNG POP

Keith Weesner – Streamlined Dreams

Keith Weesner – Streamlined Dreams

Maddy Young – From Dust

Maddy Young – From Dust

Sam Yong – Keepsakes

Sam Yong – Keepsakes

Deerjerk, Annita Maslov, Sin-Eater & Courtney Brooke

Deerjerk, Annita Maslov, Sin-Eater & Courtney Brooke

Rhys Cooper – Coven

Rhys Cooper – Coven

Lauren Nicholson – Underground Observatory

Lauren Nicholson – Underground Observatory

XENOPLASM

XENOPLASM

Louise Kyriakou – Life and Times

Louise Kyriakou – Life and Times

LORETTA LIZZIO – Dearly Beloved

LORETTA LIZZIO – Dearly Beloved

Nathan Jurevicius – Sound and Vision

Nathan Jurevicius – Sound and Vision

Pete Cromer – Ornis

Pete Cromer – Ornis

SHANE TERRY - Destroy Something Beautiful

SHANE TERRY - Destroy Something Beautiful

COURTNEY BRIMS – SYMBIOSIS

COURTNEY BRIMS – SYMBIOSIS

Melissa Grisancich – Polychromatic Heirlooms

Melissa Grisancich – Polychromatic Heirlooms

Kozyndan – Liquid Samadhi

Kozyndan – Liquid Samadhi

Martin Harris – World of Wonder

Martin Harris – World of Wonder

Shag – Parlour Games

Shag – Parlour Games