AN exhibition of collage works by Beechworth artist Alan Phillips has opened at Old Beechworth Gaol.
Carpe Diem – Collages is a retrospective, presenting 40 years of commentary on significant world events, bringing Alan’s sense of humour, inquiring mind and life experience into view as he interprets the consequences of people seizing the day.
Whether they be quirky, dramatic or life-changing, Alan documents such events as The Evolution of the Vespa, 9/11, Nirvana and the Uluru Hardback, to name a few.
Alan has spent 40 years maintaining visual diaries. The collages, some measuring 400 x 1500mm, feature pages from his diaries and materials gathered from places around the world.
Carpe Diem – Collages opened on 14 September runs 10am-4pm daily until September 24. Entry to the exhibition at the gaol in Williams Street is free.