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Monica Rohan – Floating in the Fabric of Space

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Artist Spotlight : Monica Rohan

Brisbane-based artist Monica Rohan is known for her dream-like paintings that combine self-portraits and beautifully detailed textiles and patterns.

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Her works are inspired by a childhood spent in rural Australia, in South East Queensland.

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Rohan’s signature style features a female often positioned crouching or bending, yet while also appearing to fall, float or climb through space, fabric and her surroundings.

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The artist’s focus on her external world is evident in the meticulous way in which she portrays fabrics and foliage, revealing a talent for pattern, light and color.

About Monica:

Monica graduated in 2011 with an Honors from the Queensland College of Art.

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She was a finalist in a number of awards, including the Redland Art Award, James Kiwi Watercolour Prize and the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize.

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In 2015 she was selected for the significant survey show, Goma Q, which showcases Queensland artists at QAGOMA.

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Her works are also held in a number of private and public collections, including the University of Queensland Art Museum, Tweed River Regional Gallery and the Griffith University Art Museum.

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