After Immigrating from Canada, Kerwayne Berry initially set up her studio in Newtown and has now relocated to southern Sydney to concentrate on her arts practice.
Kerwayne has become recognised for her subtle responses to the Australian landscape in mixed media works utilising a variety of mediums and techniques including printmaking and more recently, painting.
Kerwayne revels in exploring and capturing her experience of the texture and light of the watery edges of the unique rock, and land-locked, pools of Australia and the waterless landlocked interiors.
Through the use of colour, exciting textures and the expressive energy in her work she opens herself to the viewer to share in the emotions of the moment encouraging us to reconnect with nature and the elements.
Kate King, in describing Kerwayne's work, writes:
There is a rhythm playing through her work that is expressive of elemental forces of water, earth, air and fire.These landscapes found within rock pools and the waters edge appear to echo aspects of Turner’s landscapes in their rawness. ...timeless and beyond cartography ...a reflective surface into which viewers fall ...that quiet place at the core of being, (eliciting)...a sense of discovery, resisting interpretation, ...and ...indiscriminate in it's beckoning.
Kerwayne’s distinctive style expresses depth and energy through a sophisticated layering of visceral experience.
|2017||Displaced, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
|2015||Binalong, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
|2009, 07, 06||Gallery NTK, Croyden, Sydney, NSW|
|2020||Take Away, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
|2020, 18, 17, 16, 15||Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Gallery, Armidale, NSW|
|2020, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13||Collector's Choice, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
|2018||Espirit de Corps, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
|2016||The GPS has no idea where I am going!, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW|
Winter Solace, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
|2014, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08||
Lennox Street Studios Annual Exhibition, Newtown, NSW
|2013||Walking The Landscape, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
Hidden Treasures, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
St Thomas Art Fair Invitational Exhibition, Willoughby, NSW
|2011||Finalist Exhibition, Hunters Hill Art Prize, NSW
GU11, Sydney Fringe Festival 2011, Artsite Galleries, Sydney, NSW
|2011, 10, 08||Balmain Arts Fair Exhibition, Balmain, NSW|
|2010||Marrickville Women's Salon (WMS 2010) Inaugural, biennial curated exhibition, ESP Gallery, Marrickville, NSW|
|2009, 07, 06||Gallery NTK, Croyden, NSW|
|2009, 05, 03||Drummoyne Art Society Award Exhibition, NSW|
|2008||Pressed for Space, Ewart Gallery, Willoughby, NSW|
|2006||Watch House Gallery, Balmain, NSW|
|2002||Side On Gallery, Annandale, Sydney, NSW|
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Congratulation to gallery artists: David Asher Brook, Kerwayne Berry, Victoria Peel, Nikki Suebwongpat, Kerry Johns, Judy Trick, Graham Marchant, Lisa Carrett, John Edwards, Edith Cowlishaw, Christine Druitt Preston, and Claudio Valenti, whose work was selected to exhibit in the 35th NERAM annual Packsaddle Fundraising Exhibition. [...]
Congratulation to gallery artists: Kerwayne Berry, David Asher Brook, Kerry Johns, Graham Marchant, Victoria Peel, Sandi Rigby, Nikki Suebwongpat, Madeleine Tuckfield-Carrano, who were invited to exhibit in the NERAM 2018 annual Packsaddle Exhibition. [...]
Congratulation to gallery and associate artists: Kerwayne Berry, Rhett Brewer, Edith Cowlishaw, Nicole Eggers, Graham Marchant, Mo Orkiszewski, Sandi Rigby, Daniel Skeffington, Madeleine Tuckfield-Carrano, who were invited to exhibit in the 32nd NERAM annual Packsaddle Exhibition. [...]
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