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Cooks Hill Galleries (CHG) presents Phil Stallard ‘Birdland'. Exhibition opens Friday 8 November 6 - 8pm. Exhibition continues until Monday 25 November 2019. Preview by appointment.

The official opening and artist talk followed by music event to commence at 6.40pm. 

Phil will be performing music he has composed accompanied by producer John Cobbin (aka Bestie Boys) and Midnight Oil.


Phil Stallard performing live


The paintings are evocative and serene, the sounds mingle with the paint, there are the memories of the suburb intermingled with memories of mornings down on the Parramatta River.

“I start with a memory of the river and start overpainting until the literal references disappear, I repeat gestures repeatedly until the work is truly abstract and balanced, I feel like Monet in the suburbs”
The title of the show 'Birdland' is a pun on the legendary New York Jazz club where Charlie Parker used to play. 
- Phil Stallard

Yours in art,

Mark Widdup

CHG Director


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