Anne Mestitz, Rewind, 2019. Wooden parts, paint on board, 100 x 2.5 x 100cm. Courtesy: the artist and Colville Gallery, Hobart.
Anne Mestitz is a visual artist and intuitive maker whose primary focus is on colour, form and line as a means of expression. Following her PhD in 2011, in 2013 she was the Tasmanian recipient of the Qantas Award for her development of a new spectrum of colours, and the Winner of the Lloyd Rees Art Prize in 2019.
The exhibition Spectra takes the concept of colour, form and paint surface to further dimensions. The word ‘spectra’ is the plural of spectrum, meaning an array of electromagnetic waves such as the splitting of light into many colours or acoustic sound waves arising as timbre and pitch.
The intention of the works in this exhibition is to portray and experience the appearance of colours in many forms. Mestitz has used three dimensional form superimposed with colours to lure the viewer into a temporal experience of the work which changes from varying passing perspectives.
Exhibition opens: 5:30–7:30pm Friday 6 December 2019