I want the finished works to become celebrations of the strangeness and beauty of certain places, and to mark particular moments of delight and amazement.

—John Wolseley

Exhibition Dates: 9 September – 9 October 2010
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John Wolseley Leaflitter, bark and birdsong - Cobboboonee Forest, 2006-09; carbonised wood, watercolour, graphite on 9 sheets of paper ; 56 x 77 cm (each); 193 x 251cm (overall); enquire
Leaflitter, bark and birdsong - Cobboboonee Forest, 2006-09
carbonised wood, watercolour, graphite on 9 sheets of paper
56 x 77 cm (each); 193 x 251cm (overall)
John Wolseley Murray Sunset Refugia with Ventifacts, 2008-09; carbonized wood, watercolour and graphite on paper; 120 x 232 cm; 267 x 495 (overall); enquire
Murray Sunset Refugia with Ventifacts, 2008-09
carbonized wood, watercolour and graphite on paper
120 x 232 cm; 267 x 495 (overall)
John Wolseley Scrambling, Climbing, Flying and Moving Through the Cobboboonee Forest, 2006-09; watercolour, carbonised wood, graphite on 16 sheets of paper ; 56 x 76 cm (each); enquire
Scrambling, Climbing, Flying and Moving Through the Cobboboonee Forest, 2006-09
watercolour, carbonised wood, graphite on 16 sheets of paper
56 x 76 cm (each)
John Wolseley A Natural History of Swamps II, Purple Swamphen - Gwydir Wetlands, 2009-10; watercolour on paper; 114 x 327 cm; enquire
A Natural History of Swamps II, Purple Swamphen - Gwydir Wetlands, 2009-10
watercolour on paper
114 x 327 cm
John Wolseley A Natural History of Swamps I, Great Reed Warbler - Camargue, 2009-10; watercolour on paper; 114 x 300 cm; 140 x 325 cm (framed); enquire
A Natural History of Swamps I, Great Reed Warbler - Camargue, 2009-10
watercolour on paper
114 x 300 cm; 140 x 325 cm (framed)
John Wolseley 'Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore! Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore"', 2010; from the series '  ; carbonized wood, cont, black crayon and watercolour on paper; 140 x 134 cm; enquire
'Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore! Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore"', 2010
from the series '
carbonized wood, cont, black crayon and watercolour on paper
140 x 134 cm
John Wolseley Flamants roses sommeillant au soleil, 2008; watercolour and graphite on paper; 55 x 77 cm; enquire
Flamants roses sommeillant au soleil, 2008
watercolour and graphite on paper
55 x 77 cm
John Wolseley A Natural History of Swamps III, Heron in Swamp - Loy Yang Power Station, 2009-10; watercolour on paper ; 114 x 176 cm; 140 x 205 cm (framed); enquire
A Natural History of Swamps III, Heron in Swamp - Loy Yang Power Station, 2009-10
watercolour on paper
114 x 176 cm; 140 x 205 cm (framed)
John Wolseley Sea Wrack;  Tide after tide - Baniyala, 2009; colour etching; 49.0 x 61.5 (image) 68.0 x 78.0 (sheet); Edition of 50; enquire
Sea Wrack; Tide after tide - Baniyala, 2009
colour etching
49.0 x 61.5 (image) 68.0 x 78.0 (sheet)
Edition of 50
John Wolseley Demoiselle Cranes flying above the Himalayas, 2010; carbonized wood and watercolour on paper; 72 x 155 cm; enquire
Demoiselle Cranes flying above the Himalayas, 2010
carbonized wood and watercolour on paper
72 x 155 cm
John Wolseley Rhinoceros Hornbill with its sonogram, 2009; watercolour on paper; 35.5 x 97 cm; enquire
Rhinoceros Hornbill with its sonogram, 2009
watercolour on paper
35.5 x 97 cm
John Wolseley Insectivores and Nectarists with Bottle-brush No. 1, 2009; watercolour on paper ; 86 x 92 cm; enquire
Insectivores and Nectarists with Bottle-brush No. 1, 2009
watercolour on paper
86 x 92 cm
John Wolseley Ibis following rain, Old Dromana, 2009; watercolour on paper; 55.5 x 76 cm; enquire
Ibis following rain, Old Dromana, 2009
watercolour on paper
55.5 x 76 cm
John Wolseley Dry rushes and environmental flow, Gwydir, 2009; watercolour on two sheets of  paper ; 32 x 40 cm; 31.5 x 40 cm; enquire
Dry rushes and environmental flow, Gwydir, 2009
watercolour on two sheets of paper
32 x 40 cm; 31.5 x 40 cm
John Wolseley Salin de Badon with Water Crowfoot, 2009; watercolour on paper; 57 x 76 cm; enquire
Salin de Badon with Water Crowfoot, 2009
watercolour on paper
57 x 76 cm
John Wolseley La Palissade - Bursts of Cetti's Warbler song, 2009; watercolour on paper; 31 x 41 cm; enquire
La Palissade - Bursts of Cetti's Warbler song, 2009
watercolour on paper
31 x 41 cm
John Wolseley Lichmera indistincta - Baniyala, 2009; watercolour on paper; 56 x 76 cm; enquire
Lichmera indistincta - Baniyala, 2009
watercolour on paper
56 x 76 cm
John Wolseley Bird wave - Montane Rainforest, 2009; watercolour and graphite on paper; 57 x 76 cm; enquire
Bird wave - Montane Rainforest, 2009
watercolour and graphite on paper
57 x 76 cm
John Wolseley Marsh with Industrial Landscape - La Palissade, 2009; watercolour on paper; 54.5 x 83 cm; enquire
Marsh with Industrial Landscape - La Palissade, 2009
watercolour on paper
54.5 x 83 cm
John Wolseley Bronze Ibis - Gwydir, 2009; watercolour on paper; 57 x 76 cm; enquire
Bronze Ibis - Gwydir, 2009
watercolour on paper
57 x 76 cm
John Wolseley Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater - Lake Monebeong, 0; watercolour, graphite and carbonized wood on paper ; 56 x 152 cm; enquire
Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater - Lake Monebeong, 0
watercolour, graphite and carbonized wood on paper
56 x 152 cm
John Wolseley Japanese Bush Warbler in Rushes, 1989-09; watercolour on paper; 37 x 35.5 cm; enquire
Japanese Bush Warbler in Rushes, 1989-09
watercolour on paper
37 x 35.5 cm
John Wolseley Flamingos - wind in reeds, 2009; watercolour and graphite on paper; 55 x 77 cm; enquire
Flamingos - wind in reeds, 2009
watercolour and graphite on paper
55 x 77 cm
John Wolseley Mandarin Duck, 2010; watercolour on paper; 34 x 56.5 cm; enquire
Mandarin Duck, 2010
watercolour on paper
34 x 56.5 cm
John Wolseley Yellow-billed Spoonbill preening, Gwydir, 2009; watercolour on paper; 38 x 56.5 cm; enquire
Yellow-billed Spoonbill preening, Gwydir, 2009
watercolour on paper
38 x 56.5 cm
John Wolseley Godwits in flight, 2010; graphite on paper; 65 x 57 cm; enquire
Godwits in flight, 2010
graphite on paper
65 x 57 cm
John Wolseley The stringybark burns and draws the sea, 2009; monoprint (carbon frottage with etching); 56 x 76 cm; Edition of 5; enquire
The stringybark burns and draws the sea, 2009
monoprint (carbon frottage with etching)
56 x 76 cm
Edition of 5
John Wolseley The sand palm burns and draws the sea, 2009; monoprint (carbon frottage with etching); 56 x 76 cm; enquire
The sand palm burns and draws the sea, 2009
monoprint (carbon frottage with etching)
56 x 76 cm
John Wolseley Lilytrotters: East Arnhem Land, 2009; Pencil on paper ; 38 x 56 cm; enquire
Lilytrotters: East Arnhem Land, 2009
Pencil on paper
38 x 56 cm