Backwoods Gallery
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Backwoods Gallery exhibit work by artists who have a background in street art and illustration, and provide a space for artists to present their work, on their own terms, without limitations.

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MINNA LEUNIG - TBA


  • backwoods gallery 5/25 easey st collingwood Collingwood Australia (map)
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MINNA LEUNIG

Minna Leunig is a Melbourne based artist working primarily in black and white and earthy pigments to create playful, primal and earthy images inspired by the natural world - all the way from the dry sclerophyll forests of the Strathbogie ranges to the tangled mangroves and thick rainforests of Cape York. Her work is characterised by a wandering hand and an intuitive lyrical approach to aesthetics.

Having grown up in rural North-East Victoria, Minna spent countless hours throughout her childhood and teenage years with her dogs, wandering the bush on foot and on horseback. Here she developed a profound love and respect for the Australian landscape and all its life forms. The presence of animals both wild and domesticated, as well as the many botanical varieties found in her early environment have been a strong influence, and her work often pays homage to these plants and animals, seeking to illustrate them as unique species and individuals – full of character, personality and spirit, in a world that so often commodifies, devalues or destroys them. Her recurring motifs affirm the strength and integrity of  the natural world, and include the vital wild elements of joy, humour and beauty, inspired by the life force of the bush and a deep abiding connection to country and its creatures.




Earlier Event: August 30
IDYLL STRUCTURES by Max Berry
Later Event: September 20
FORTROSE - TBA