Nexus Art Gallery. Regular art exhibitions of painting, ceramics & sculpture at the Old Butter Factory Bellingen, near Coffs Harbour, mid north coast NSW
Nexus Art Gallery. Regular art exhibitions of painting, ceramics & sculpture at the Old Butter Factory Bellingen, near Coffs Harbour, mid north coast NSW

You’ll find the Nexus Gallery nestled in the historical Old Butter Factory complex. It is run solely by volunteers and is an important exhibition and gathering place for local artists and friends.

The Nexus Community Gallery hosts four members’ group shows each year, one of which is the Members’ Art Prize. The remainder of the year the gallery features month-long exhibitions by solo artists or groups of artists.

There are two exhibition spaces: The Main Gallery and The Studio.

Why not join us at an exhibition opening?

Please check the 

Nexus Gallery Exhibition Re-Schedule 2020

Nexus Gallery Exhibition Schedule 2020

Visitors are very welcome .

Main Gallery

Robyn and Scott Jackson

Escaping from Sydney 39 years ago, Scott and Robyin live on a bush block at Crescent head and share a passion for art, painting and the bold use of colour.

Robyn is a multi-award winning artist, who has been involved in seven solo art exhibitions as well as group exhibitions.  Her work features painting on silk with a brilliant colour palette and strong design lines created with a gutta resist outline, followed by watercolour-like dyes in an Expressionist style.  “I have been fascinated by the luminosity of silk and dye and it’s sometimes unexpected results. I am inspired by beautiful shapes and rich colours in the landscape. I am a colourist and enjoy using complementary colours to create a vivid contrast in my landscapes. I like to start with an image and let the colours create the story or mood.”

Scott has been creating artworks, including paintings drawings and wall hangings, for over 45 years and has exhibited in 19 solo exhibitions and many group exhibitions.  “I am essentially a self-taught artist and work mainly in oils and acrylics and ink. I also like ink drawing, sketching the landscape and life drawing, as well as collage and mixed media work.”

Scott likes working with painting knives, which allows the work to develop a very textured look and when using inks alongside thick structured paint, a fluidity can be achieved. Scott also uses “sgraffito” or scratching back style as a way of incorporating detail into thick painted textures with layers of colour. 

STUDIO GALLERY

Robyn and Scott Jackson

Next Month

Gallery closed for maintenance

Visit the Nexus Community Gallery

Open 7 Days a week

Old Butter Factory, Doepel St Bellingen NSW
Hours: 10 am until 4.30 pm
Phone: (02) 6655 9222

Administrator: Andy Livemore

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Nexus Art Gallery. Regular art exhibitions of painting, ceramics & sculpture at the Old Butter Factory Bellingen, near Coffs Harbour, mid north coast NSW