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Cassie Byrnes


           Cassie Byrnes is a Melbourne based artist and textile designer. Since completing her studies at RMIT in 2014, she has quickly become known for her distinctive prints and patterns, commissioned by brands including Kuwaii, Verner and Country Road.

In parallel with her textile practice, 2016 has presented Cassie with the opportunity to create and exhibit her original artwork for the first time. ‘Gondwanaland’, brings together a series of paintings on linen inspired by Pangea, a supercontinent that existed 200 million years ago.

This body of work is the natural progression of a fascination which has consumed Cassie’s work over the past two years. Inspired by evolutionary themes, the works reference the prehistoric landscape, rock formations, vegetation and flora thought to have covered the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana millions of years ago.

Playing on the deepest of human curiosities, Gondwanaland creates an imagined view of a bygone habitat, channeled through the study of the subtropical landscape. The prehistoric protea, a species which has relict lineage dating back to this era, is a recurring theme. These works combine both abstract and figurative forms, symbolising the mystery that surrounds the landscape of the mesozoic era.


                


PAST SHOWS

Emma Currie
Amalia Keefer
Marc Martin
Hannah Nowlan
Emma Currie
Lucy Roleff
Different Sorta Colour
Maggie Green
Amanda Dziedzic
Hannah Nowlan
Elizabeth Barnett
Katie Daniels
Stephen Baker
Sean Meilak
Sean Fennessy
Marc Martin
Lauren Cassar
Bobby Clark
Spencer Shakespeare
Adriana Picker

Cassie Byrnes
Belynda Henry
Stephen Baker &
Sarah Kelk
Evi O
Rachel Castle
Skye Jefferys
ASRC Exhibition
Fred Fowler
Laura Jones

SHIPPING + COLLECTION

Works can be shipped within Australia + internationally at an additional cost, or picked up directly from TDF Collect in Collingwood, Melbourne.

Couriers within Melbourne can also be arranged at an additional cost to the buyer. 

TDF Collect will be open for artwork pick ups following the exhibition.


Artworks in this exhibition are all stretched, unframed.









EXHIBITION DETAILS

Martumili Artists
Thursday June 2nd – Thursday June 9th

TDF Collect
14 Little Oxford Street
Collingwood, Melbourne

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Open Thursday June 2nd – Saturday June 4th, 10am - 4pm.

Closed Sunday June 5th and Monday June 6th

Open Tuesday June 7th – Thursday June 9th, 10am - 4pm

TDF Collect

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Collingwood, Victoria  


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