Thank you to everyone who came along for the opening of LEO CUSSEN: GOLDEN YEARS, with a special thanks to Stuart Purves, Director of Australian Galleries, who made a special trip down from Sydney to launch the exhibition.

Celebrating Cussen’s 20-year art career, LEO CUSSEN: GOLDEN YEARSexplores Cussen’s incredibly expressive pastel artworks, revealing his love of classic films and popular culture.

Continuing until Saturday 21 October, the exhibition explores the artist’s oeuvre, highlighting four key themes: Hollywood, Popular Culture, Text and Early Years.

Leo Cussen (1959 – 2015) exhibited widely both nationally and internationally during his lifetime, showing at Australian Galleries, Latrobe Regional Gallery, The Museum of Everything and National Gallery of Australia. His work is also held in numerous public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia.