Melinda Harper: In Conversation with the Collection

19 March 2021—27 February 2022

Melinda Harper is instantly recognisable for her instinctive and sophisticated understanding of colour placement.

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Continuing CAM’s In Conversation series, Harper has selected a fabulous range of works from the collection to present in dialogue with her own work.

For three decades, renowned contemporary artist Melinda Harper has created bold abstract art across different mediums, including paintings, tapestries, ceramics and sculpture.

Hear Melinda Harper's insights on her exhibition and practice:


Tint Design
Art Guide Australia
Harcourt Apples
Haymes Paint
The Vizard Foundation
Creative Victoria through the Strategic Investment Fund
Peter Lovell and Michael Jan
Musthave Vintage, Castlemaine
Presented with the Castlemaine State Festival

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

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