Nana Ohnesorge, DARK LIGHT

In her third solo exhibition with Galerie pompom Nana Ohnesorge continues her quest to highlight Aboriginal people and culture in a series of portraits and narrative paintings. The work aims to foster the visibility of Aboriginal people and to illustrate elements of the cultural and spiritual richness of the oldest surviving culture in the world.

Art Exhibition previously on at Galerie pompom in New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 19 October 2016 to Sunday 13 November 2016
Launch Wednesday 19 October 2016, 6-8pm

The Sky Inside image This Land Is Me image

Published by Galerie pompom on Monday 17 October 2016.
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Nana Ohnesorge completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) from the National Art School, Sydney, in 2005 and graduated in 2006 with First Class Honours. She was also awarded a Paris Studio Residency and the Reg Richardson Travel Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement from the National Art School. Ohnesorge has been the recipient of major art prizes and residencies, and been a finalist in the Blake Prize, the Jacaranda Drawing Award, the Kedumba Drawing Prize, Portia Geach Memorial Award and the Sulman Prize (four-time finalist). In 2014 Ohnesorge presented a solo exhibition at Griffith Regional Gallery, following an extensive portraiture project she conducted with the Aboriginal community in Griffith, in south-western New South Wales. Past group exhibitions include Revealed 1, curated by Erica Green, Samstag Museum Adelaide, TWENTY/20 at UTS Gallery, Sydney, and Dubbo Regional Arts Centre, a fairy’s tale at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery and Our Lucky Country at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery. Ohnesorge’s works are held in the collections of Artbank, Sydney Town Hall and Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council.