Our next Online Gallery – Activity 5 for 2021 – Red – due 23 May 2021

Kathy Best – Work in Progress


“Colour is never unimportant,” according to artist Donald Judd.

Louise Bourgeois said that “Colour is stronger than language. It’s a subliminal communication.”

Red is a primary colour.

Throughout history it has had two opposing connotations; good and bad.

It is imbued with emotion – passion, hunger, anger, excitement, danger.

It’s the colour of fire and of blood – energy and life.

In Asian culture it means good luck; in Europe it stands for sex, think of ‘red light districts’;

It implies power and strength – 77% of all national flags include red.

It exists abundantly in nature and is one of the oldest colours used in art.

Our theme for this month is red. Show us what it means to you.

You can also work on your chosen subject at our Wednesday afternoon tutor free workshop. It will cost you the incredible sum of $6 to attend at Box Hill Community Arts Centre.
– Submissions due via email by midnight Sunday 23 May 2021
– The online challenge is restricted to members only, however non-members are welcome to view the completed work via our website.
– Create a new piece or use one from your own collection
– There is no limit to the number of works you can submit using the email link below.
– Submitted works will be posted on our website gallery and also on our social media accounts.