Shimmering Light: Dora Meeson and the Thames

21 September—10 November 2013

After four years of research, the Gallery’s Curator, Kirsten McKay, has brought together a stunning collection of works by Dora Meeson from public and private collections all over Australia.

Showcasing Meeson’s impressive ability to capture the differing moods of her favourite subject, the Thames. This exhibition celebrates the pioneering spirit of this once much admired Australian artist who resided in London with her husband, portrait artist George Coates.

Exhibition official opening on Saturday 21st September 2013 by Myra Scott, Meeson Scholar

Image: Dora Meeson, Sunset at Chelsea 1913. Oil on canvas on cardboard

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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