13 Nov Mary-Jean Richardson
Mary-Jean Richardson is an Adelaide based artist whose practice is specifically motivated by the interplay of traditions and transgression via painting’s mobility, mutability and capacity for reinvention. Mary-Jean completed a Masters of Visual Art at the School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia in 2010, researching the legacy of eighteenth century Gothic literary conventions within the ‘undead’ state of contemporary painting. She has received various awards and grants to further her research and practice. She lectures in painting at Adelaide Central School of Art and actively exhibits both locally and nationally. Solo exhibitions include Feeling the way, Adelaide Central Gallery 2011, Underground, Greenaway Art Gallery 2010 and Parkland, Johnston Gallery, Perth 2008. She has participated in group exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide and has been involved in projects at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, FELTspace, SASA Gallery, the Jam Factory and Fontanelle.