New kid on the block Studio Gallery opened their doors earlier this month with a BANG! To celebrate we spoke with the inspirational gallery owner, Kerry Armstrong to find out more about her success story, desire to open a Brisbane gallery, her favourite artist at present and more. Read on…
Having a corporate background, was art always something you had an interest in, or has it been a newfound passion?
Art was always a huge passion and in particular a refuge in times of stress and heavy work periods. The positive effects on me were quite remarkable. The catalyst to go full time Artist was in the lead up to a brain tumour removal which was a defining point of self awareness and honesty. I could not have coped with that blinding fear without my artwork which led me step by step towards a new level of consciousness
Were you nervous about leaving your corporate career in pursuit of an artistic profession?
What advice would you give someone wanting to change careers later in life?
How do you go about constantly needing fresh ideas for your work? Where do you seek inspiration?
How do you choose which artists/expressionists whose work you want to exhibit in your galleries?
What sparked your decision to open a QLD studio?
What is your favourite piece currently in the James St gallery? (Or your home?)
An artist/ expressionist you are currently loving?
Favourite place in Australia to consume art? (Gallery, location, theatre)
An overseas destination which inspires you?
You’ve achieved so much over the course of your artistic career, what is your #1 creative achievement?
September 27, 2022