Artist Profile: Jacqueline Hennessy
Hennessy, the inaugural winner of the Tweed Regional Gallery – National Art School MFA Residency Award, explores the possibilities and politics of concealment in her most recent suite of paintings.
She spent much of her time on the residency riffling through the Gallery’s recreation of Margaret Olley’s home studio, considering the way that the space itself acts as a portrait of Olley. Hennessy was interested in the way that domestic objects told a story which was at once about Olley, particularly, and about femininity and creativity in more general senses.
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