The upcoming Found in Translation exhibition celebrates and honours the work of Albany artist Jenny Crisp through responsive work of other artists.
The five other artists have spent the past eight months visiting Crisp’s studio to absorb her style and create their own works, which reply to her themes and ideas.
Annette Davis, one of the exhibitors and curators, said Crisp was known for her contribution to the Albany community.
“The exhibition is a mini-retrospective of Jenny’s intriguing small-scale sculptures and jewellery and a way of honouring her career as an artist, which she still pursues,” she said.
“It is rare that an audience has the opportunity to view a selection of work made by a single artist over many years, as most exhibitions in Albany focus on showing work that has been newly created.
“Found in Translation is unique in showing an artist’s history combined with new work by her artist colleagues created especially for this exhibition.”
Together, the six artists have compiled a selection of textile works, jewellery, watercolours and sculptures to feature.
The exhibition was initiated by fellow artist Ann Copeman, who said Crisp’s work for local contemporary art group MIX was due for recognition.
“I thought it would be timely to show a selection of Jenny’s art along with artworks created by fellow MIX members, in response to Jenny’s art and her creative vision, as a way of acknowledging her lifelong contribution to the visual arts,” she said.
The works are available to view at Mark Blyth Fine Jewellery on York Street from tomorrow until October 7.
Artist Jenny Crisp at work in her studio.