OPENS Fri 15 NOV: 6-8 PM

VIEW Sat 16 NOV and Sun 17 NOV: 10-4PM

Following on the from success of Matthew McAlpine’s 2022 exhibition Anthem, these new paintings explore the complexities and problems that arise from celebrating colonial legacies and further investigate the overlap between landscape, nationalism, and environmental degradation in contemporary Australia.

We’ve Golden Soil furthers McAlpine’s work materially and sees a return to his ornate gold framing, cast from the original portrait frames of Western Australia’s colonialists.

Matthew McAlpine is an artist predominantly working in painting and sculpture and is currently living and working in Boorloo/Perth. McAlpine graduated from Curtin University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and has been exhibiting regularly ever since.