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19 July, 2022 - 30 July, 2022

19 July – 30 July 2022

Tuesday – Friday 12am to 6pm,
Saturday 12pm to 4pm
Evenings: Tuesday & Friday 6pm – 8pm
admission: Free

Susan Wald, Mungo VI, 2018, black ink on Hahnmuhle paper, 58.0 x 67.5 cm

Susan Wald, Mungo Dusk II, 2022, oil on linen, 137.0 x 144.0 cm

Susan Wald, Mungo 1, 2018, black ink on Hahnmuhle paper, 58.0 x 67.5 cm

Susan Wald, Dusk at Red Top II, 2019, oil on linen, 144.0 x 137.0 cm

Susan Wald, Mungo Light, 2021, oil on linen, 137.0 x 144.0 cm

fortyfivedownstairs and Queenscliff Gallery present Mungo, a solo painting exhibition by artist Susan Wald, as part of the 2022 gallery program.

‘These are pictures for our time. Pictures that are refined by time, they are thoughtful, and speak of death and birth in one. They speak of the end point of the Australian landscape, the dry, desolate, final images of one of the world’s driest continents.
Mungo is known worldwide as a place of discovery; of Mungo man, and Mungo woman, a marker that starts a chronology for our First Peoples.’
— Dr Thomas Middlemost, excerpt from opening speech Mildura Arts Centre, 2020

Susan Wald is a Melbourne-based artist who works primarily in monotypes and oil paintings. Wald has exhibited extensively in both solo and group exhibitions since her graduation from Victoria College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours), and has also earned numerous awards, most recently the 2019 Print Commission from the Print Council of Australia . Her figurative works inhabit their own internal mood, space, and light, and her oil paintings have been described as a ” meditative abstraction using a limited range of colours” (The Making, Dr. M E McGuire).


Artist Talk with Susan Wald

when: Saturday 23rd July 2022 at 1pm

where: fortyfivedownstairs gallery

RSVPs are essential, please contact communications@fortyfivedownstairs to register.


19 July, 2022
30 July, 2022
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