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Gallery 139  | Art Gallery 

2017 Exhibitions

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LAST WORDS: Simone Paterson


Install view from back right corner

Install view from back right corner

LAST WORDS by Simone Paterson

During the Newcastle Writers Festival 2017  

WED 5 - 22 APR 2017

Official opening: Saturday 8 April, 2-4pm
FREE ARTIST TALK: Sunday 9 April 12-1pm

GALLERY CLOSED Good Friday, Easter Saturday & Easter Sunday

An exhibition exploring human mortality through the immortalisation of
the last words spoken by people of note throughout history using photography, machine embroidery & animated text.

Simone Paterson is our first International Artist to exhibit in Gallery 139. Educated in Australia, with a PhD from The University of Newcastle, and a MFA from the University of Sydney, SCA. She is now an Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, U.S.A where she is the Chair of Undergraduate Studies in Creative Technologies. Her international art exhibits include, fabric forms, photography and interactive video/ animations. We are delighted to be exhibiting Simone for a 3 week solo exhibition. 

Simone Paterson's Newcastle goes back 15 or more years when she studied and lectured in Photomedia at The University of Newcastle, Australia, and was the Director of Watt Space Student Gallery of the University of Newcastle for 3 years. Simone has been living in Virginia, USA teaching and exhibiting. She returned to Newcastle in 2014 and exhibited at Maitland Regional Art Gallery and in 2012 she exhibited at PODspace gallery.

Gallery 139 show focuses on famous last words | the herald.com.au
By Jim Kellar 7 Apr 2017, 5:30 p.m 

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Earlier Event: March 30
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