YINJAA BARNI
SAM DOCTOR
JOHN A DOUGLAS
EMMA FINNERAN
NATHAN HAWKES
ANDRE HEMER
HARLEY IVES
JAMES KERR
JASPER KNIGHT
ADDISON MARSHALL
TARA MARYNOWSKY
MATHEW MCWILLIAMS
KATE MITCHELL
JAMES ORAM
ALEXANDRA STANDEN
OLIVER WATTS
MARK WHALEN
TRENT WHITEHEAD
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Working across drawing, painting and sculpture his work is concerned with form and atmosphere and documents an almost geological accretion of visual dynamics over time; proceeding with no predetermined agenda but embracing and responding to interruption and new stimuli, their subject is almost entirely the process of their making.

Nathan Hawkes' practice is firmly embedded in his everyday life. Working from home his drawings and sculptures are visually developed in the midst of the chaos, bliss and banality of family life - they are conceived not so much as a story about these things but as an equivalent, an embodiment of certain dynamics and they reveal an improvisational quality similar to this reality. An attunement to his materials stimulates curiosity about what they can do in various combinations, what boundaries they prescribe, what form they can assume etc, this sensitivity is reflected in the receptive, playful and contemplative tone of much of the work. Hawkes' ambition is that the works should embody the same qualities of directness or murkiness or joyousness as a cough, or a one and a half minute folk song sung by Shirley Collins or a dream about violets, or a dream about a dream about violets.

Having exhibited in Norway, Austria, and Japan, Hawkes has been the recipient of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Marten Bequest travelling scholarship, and the Asa Masakusa Award. He was also selected as an artist in residence at Australia House, Japan between 2013 and 2015, and exhibited at the 2015 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial. In 2017 the Australia Council for the Arts funded an extended visit to Sweden where he worked with internationally acclaimed artist Andreas Eriksson.