An Offering

Taking Bonita Ely’s work A Mother Shows Her Daughter to the Universe (1982) as a starting point, An Offering presents new works from five contemporary Brisbane artists relating to their own experiences of motherhood.

At the opening on Saturday 4 March there was an artist talk by Bonita Ely, along with performances by Naomi Blacklock and Sally Molloy. 

Artists: Naomi Blacklock, Elisa Jane Carmichael, Bonita Ely, Chantal Fraser, Sally Molloy, Elizabeth Willing.

Curated by  Amy-Clare McCarthy.

Carpark Gallery 4 – 25 March 2023.

Read the exhibition room sheet and text here.

Elisa Jane Carmichael courtesy of Onespace. 
Elizabeth Willing courtesy of Tolarno Galleries.

The exhibition is the result of my Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowship (18-19), the Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowships are an initiative of Brisbane City Council. My pitched Fellowship project was postponed, cancelled, then reimagined, following the birth of my children and the impacts of Covid-19.