Max Middleton: Painter of Light

5 May—24 June 2012

Max Middleton (1922-2013) is a prolific Australian painter with a great interest in the Australian landscape.

As an en plein air painter, he faithfully rendered what he saw. He had an extraordinary ability to capture light on canvas.

A tribute exhibition covering landscape, still life, figure work and animals spanning over 60 years as a professional painter.

Image: Max Middleton, Creation Of A New Day, 1977

Womindjika Woorineen willam bit
Willam Dja Dja Wurrung Balug
Wokuk mung gole-bo-turoi
talkoop mooroopook

Welcome to our homeland,
home of the Dja Dja Wurrung people
we offer you people good spirit.
Uncle Rick Nelson

The Jaara people of the Dja Dja Wurrung are the Custodians of the land and waters on which we live and work. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging. We extend these same sentiments to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations peoples.

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