Night - Letisha Hirniak

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Letisha Hirniak's paintings are nocturnal visions of a quiet suburbia. Although apparently abandoned, these dimly lit spaces are charged with a sense of their inhabitants.

Night speaks of a hinterland; places on the fringes of activity that are somehow familiar. Like a vague and distant memory from childhood that is tangible yet not reachable. The more you try to focus, the more the details will blur.

Letisha is a Greenvale-based artist who has recently completed a Bachelor of Fine Art at Melbourne University.

Masterclass

Tricks of the Light: Drawing in the Dark

Hume artist Letisha Hirniak paints nocturnal scenes of suburbia. Her imagery explores the mystery of night time and an unsettling sense of the unknown. To coincide with her exhibition NIGHT, Hume community members are invited to attend a free drawing class led by Letisha. In the darkened gallery, participants will study objects lit by torches. Through use of harsh light and dramatic shadow, we will explore the expression of mood and subtle narrative in image-making and translate these observations into drawings. 

All materials are provided. 

When: Tuesday 20 August 2019
Location: Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery - Hume Global Learning Centre - Craigieburn, 75 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: FREE
RSVP: By 13 August 2019 to gallery@hume.vic.gov.au

Gallery Open Times:

Monday – Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 1pm - 4pm

Exhibition dates: Thursday 27 June -  Sunday 1 September, 2019
Location: Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery, Hume Global Learning Centre - Craigieburn, 75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn

 *Not open on public holidays


Updated : 4:36 PM, 4 September 2019

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