Artist Talk: David Frazer Past Event

David Frazer, Love letter (panels I & II), 2020, linocut, 99.5 x 148.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne.


Sun 28 May 11:00am - 12:00pm


Free, no booking required


14 Lyttleton St, Castlemaine VIC 3450, Australia


Hear from renowned artist and printmaker David Frazer in conversation with Castlemaine Art Museum Director, Naomi Cass, discussing Frazer’s current exhibition For the Love of Song. Featuring handmade illustrated books, endorsed and signed by the musicians, as well as a suite of linocuts, broadsheets, and Frazer’s magnificent wood blocks, this exhibition sees two great art forms entwine: printmaking and song writing.

Delve into Frazer’s artistic practice and discover his process of realising hand-bound and hand-printed artist books, in collaboration some of the most iconic Australian and International songwriters of a generation.

Presented by Castlemaine Art Museum
Located on Dja Dja Wurrung Country in the foothills of Mt Leanganook, Castlemaine Art Museum is a not-for-profit art gallery and museum connecting people through art, history and ideas. CAM is a leading regional institution in the sphere of bold curation that brings art and objects from the past and present into multilayered conversations, creating a dynamic, inclusive platform for new voices, community connections, reflections and ideas.

David Frazer Speaker

David Frazer has held over 40 solo exhibitions in Australia, London and China. He has won many art awards locally and internationally including the 1st International Print Biennial in Guanlan China, Cossack Art Award, Broken Hill Outback Art Prize, and 6 People’s Choice awards. In 2019, he was the Australian Commissioner for the Ulsan International Woodcut Biennial in Korea. He has been selected 3 times to hang in the Royal Academy of London Summer Exhibition. He has taught printmaking extensively in Australia and abroad. He lives and works in Castlemaine. David Frazer is represented by Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

Naomi Cass Speaker

Curator and writer, Naomi Cass is Director, Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM). On the cusp of her CAM appointment in 2019, she curated the exhibition Capital for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Her most recent previous role was Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy 2004 – 2019.

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