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Outside The Box by Christine Upton

Outside The Box by Christine Upton



Opening June 21. Outside the Box surveys the diverse work of Corowa based master printmaker and artist Christine Upton. 

In this series of works, birds playfully symbolise individuals and groups, depicting their reactions to different situations and exploring ideas about how contemporary society often categorises people into boxes. 

Outside the Box includes 2D and 3D works, with the “box” in each work taking on many interpretations depending on the viewer’s life experiences.  

The new works in Outside the Box form the catalyst of this survey exhibition, which spans Upton’s extensive career over 30 years -  carving vinyl and responding to living in a small town in a region bursting with bird filled habitats. 
Accessibility Information:  

Some works in this exhibition have audio descriptions.  Some panels of carved vinyl are available to touch. 

About the artist

Christine Upton has worked as a practicing artist for 40 years. She is based in Corowa where she works from her studio and gallery called the Wacky Bird Gallery. 

The exhibition presents six newly commissioned block prints and sculptural works that are shown alongside prints, textile works and sculptures from Upton’s extensive career. 


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