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Considering Nostalgia: reflections on new work by Sophia Szilagyi.

Considering Nostalgia: Marguerite Brown reflects upon Sophia Szilagyi’s latest body of work. For many years Sophia Szilagyi’s work has traversed land, sky and seascapes, inventing a universe that appears plausible yet is largely make-believe. Through digital printmaking she skillfully merges numerous images to create a distinctive sense of otherworldliness in her work that is entirely Continue reading


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An Artist’s Life: Stephanie Jane Rampton

Artists are inherently visual people, whose lives are often as striking as the work they produce. As is the case with Stephanie Jane Rampton, whose solo exhibition Quiescence is currently hanging on our walls. Rampton has generously provided us with these glimpses into her world; the pictures included in this collection give depth and context Continue reading


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March Buy Online Discount!

Last year there were some exciting new developments for Port Jackson Press. Namely, the launch of our brand new website and e-commerce store! Can’t make it into the gallery? Don’t want to miss out on a print? No problem! Whether you’re at home, interstate or overseas, you can now shop any of our exhibiting works Continue reading


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The Curated Edit: The Figurative Edit

This edit celebrates figurative prints in their myriad forms. Like the individuals they depict, figurative works are interpreted by their artists in unique forms and techniques. Yet regardless of their diverse styles, all figurative works are common in the life that they bring to blank walls – their subjects becoming, as well as gesturing towards, Continue reading


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Wrapping Up ‘Proof: The Best of Contemporary Printmaking

We’re in the final days of Proof for 2016 and once again this inaugural group exhibition has been a great success. Both in terms of quality of works on the walls and in its reception by the public, the exhibition has been the blockbuster we’d anticipated. It’s such a pleasure to see all of our Continue reading


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Sai Wai Foo: Intricate Folds of the Sea

Walk along Smith St night or day until Christmas and you’ll see Out to Sea by Sai-Wai Foo. Exhibiting in our front window, this is an exquisite example of contemporary printmaking. Taking printmaking beyond the flat plane, Foo’s delicate sculptures intermingle found objects, intricate folds and printmaking. Her sculptural works embody the tactile nature of Continue reading


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The Curated Edit: The Life Edit

Emerging from a long winter, we find ourselves drawn to prints which capture the spirit of these warmer months. This curated edit assembles prints, which in their palette and gestural marks embody the rejuvenating energy that summer brings. This edit is a celebration of vitality and movement, and its prints are a sure way to breathe Continue reading


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Gracia & Louise: Little Gems For The Choosing

Take a walk down Smith St and you’ll stumble across our delightful and curious window installation Here, there by Gracia & Louise. A gorgeous collection of antique sepia photographic portraits, collaged with brightly coloured prints of birds and animals. Hint: Be sure to enter the gallery to enjoy the reverse side of these works too! Continue reading


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In Conversation with Wayne Viney

Wayne Viney is an artist whose work is instantly recognisable. With colourful, linear gradients, Viney abstracts the landscape in a way that is uniquely his. Drawing from Romantic traditions, at the heart of his work lies a ‘yearning for the sublime’. His abstract treatment of the natural world seeks to offer an alternative to the Continue reading