Gabby Malpas

Gabby Malpas

Artist’s Statement

SOLO EXHIBITION “Painted Garden”(1 May- 31 August 2020)

I've always loved the gardens of all types. To me, they are magical places that provide a welcome respite from the world and troubles. As I am a studio painter who strives for her arrangements to be plausible many of my garden images are of pla Read More...

Biography

I am a NZ artist who has called Sydney home since 2003 after living in the UK for 14 years. You may be familiar with my still life images: flora and fauna viewed and grown in NSW Australia with more than a hint of chinoiserie.

My work could be interpreted as purely decorative. By using allusion and symboli Read More...

Influences

Many of Gabby's images are of things she has bought, eaten and picked in Sydney: items familiar to most viewers but with a subtle twist. A joyful and chaotic assemblage of blooms and fruit displayed with a collection of ceramics from anywhere and everywhere but with a narrative that draws the viewer in for a Read More...

Awards

Finalist, Mosman Art Prize 2016
Finalist, Fleurieu Food and Wine Art prize 2016
Linden Postcard Show, Melbourne Australia 2015/2016
Finalist, North Sydney Art Prize, Sydney Australia 2015
Selected to exhibit: James Kiwi Watercolour Prize, 2012, 2014, 2016
Highly commended: Westmead Hospital Art Prize 201 Read More...

Exhibitions

Exhibitions:
May 2020 - Painted Garden @ArtSHINE Gallery
October 2019 Culture Crash Group Exhibition
June 2018 Bloom Group Exhibition
December 2017 - Magic Garden @ArtSHINE Gallery
November 2016 - Chasing the dragon @ArtSHINE Gallery
May 2013
‘Bringing the Sydney Garden Inside’,
St Vincents Hospit Read More...

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  • Gabby Malpas

    “Don’t ask me why” #1 - Siamese fighting fish series

    28 x 23 cm

    Framed: 28 x 23 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    “Don’t ask me why” #2 - Siamese fighting fish series

    28 x 23 cm

    Framed: 28 x 23 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    “Don’t ask me why” #3 - Siamese fighting fish series

    21 x 16.5 cm

    Framed: 21 x 16.5 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    “Don’t ask me why” #4 - Siamese fighting fish series

    21 x 16.5 cm

    Framed: 21 x 16.5 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    (Framed) Your choice 1 : poison

    41.5 x 24.5 cm

    Framed: 41.5 x 24.5 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    A fish out of water 2: love the cray cray

    70 x 45 cm

    Framed: 70 x 56 cm

    (Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

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  • Gabby Malpas

    Balinese night garden - Unframed

    76 x 61 x 3 cm

    Framed: 77 x 62 x 3 cm

    Watercolour, gouache and acrylic on canvas

    $5,100.00

  • Gabby Malpas

    Blue floral 1 - Unframed

    28 x 21 cm

    Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

    $700.00

  • Gabby Malpas

    Blue floral 2 - Unframed

    28 x 21 cm

    Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

    $700.00

  • Gabby Malpas

    Blue floral garland - Unframed

    57 x 39 cm

    Watercolour and gouache on Arches paper

    $1,800.00