Michael Donnelly "Winter, Box Hill Gardens" 2013-14, Oil on Linen, 118 x 153 cm.
Michael Donnelly is a Melbourne-based artist and teacher. He has held numerous solo exhibitions since 1984 and participated in group exhibitions throughout Australia and the USA. His works are included in collections in Australia. Michael's work has appeared in a number of published works and does accept commissions. He has worked as an art educator in the secondary school sector, and at the RVIB / Vision Australia School. Michael now works part time as a DEECD Visiting Teacher in Vision Impairment and in the Support Skills Program at the Statewide Vision Resource Centre (SVRC), Donvale, Melbourne. In 2010 he was Artist-in-Residence at the Kings Bridge Cottage, Cataract Gorge, Tasmania, courtesy of the Launceston City Council.
"Winter, Box Hill Gardens", will be featured in Michael's upcoming solo show 'Suburban Spaces' at Chapel on Station Gallery in Box Hill, to be opened by Cr Raylene Carr, City of Whitehorse, on 30 October and continuing till 12 November 2014.
Suburban Spaces - From the vacant block down the street, to municipal parks and the ribbons of nature along our waterways, Michael Donnelly through his paintings and drawings looks at the green bits around our suburbs that help us to breathe. see details in 'News & Text'.