Sally Anderson’s New Works Balance Home And Nature In A Pandemic Age

Artist Sally Anderson moved her young family to a 10-acre property in Newrybar, NSW at the tail end of 2019, while their permanent Sydney home underwent renovations. What sounds like foresight was actually just luck, as the artist, her partner and 3-year-old son Augie moved to the Northern Rivers just before one of the most seismic years in living memory.

Now, they are waiting out the storm in an old farmhouse close to the sea, where Sally paints in a temporary studio she has set up in a spare bedroom. 

The relocation has represented a shift in Sally’s practice, one that can be tracked through the body of work which make up her new exhibition, Bridal Veil Falls, the Window and the Piano Lesson. The pieces in this exhibition are deliberately lighter, less dense and more direct than earlier works, and reference the work of Matisse, Bonnard and Richard 

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The Colourful Family Home Of Fenton & Fenton Owner, Lucy Fenton!

Believe it or not, when Lucy Fenton, owner of Fenton & Fenton, and her husband Josh Markey, purchased this Malvern home four years ago, she described the property as ‘a little lacklustre’… Clearly, this is no longer the case! 

Despite not making any structural changes to the property since moving in, Lucy has placed her distinct stamp on the home through cosmetic tweaks, vibrant furnishings and homewares, and plenty of colour! ‘We had the floors sanded back to a blonde finish – they were previously a dark walnut stain,’ says Lucy, describing one of the most significant updates made. ‘We also replaced the carpet and repainted throughout. The house was all white inside and we wanted to bring it to life. We started with paint!

A different paint colour has been chosen for almost every room to facilitate various moods. The sophisticated dark grey shade with blue undertones in

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