Our artists of the month are sculptor Marija Patterson and fine art artist Salvatore Trigila.
Marija Patterson was born in Austria of Lithuanian parents and migrated to Australia with her family. After a career in finance and administration, Marija obtained a fine arts degree (Sculpture) with (Honours) at RMIT in 2003 as a mature age student. She has taught art to children with special needs, given private lessons and workshops. She has established her art practice, splitting her time between studios in Stanley and Clifton Hill. Marija exhibits her work several times a year as a solo artist and in group shows. She has completed several commissioned works which can be found in private collections in Australia and overseas.
Salvatore Trigila is a talented Melbourne artist who specialises in cityscapes and figure drawings. He was born in Palazzolo, Sicily and loves to travel to his birth place. He is best known for his drawings of iconic buildings, such as the Melbourne Club, and St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne, and prominent buildings in Europe. His work has been featured and sold in many local and international exhibitions. He owned and operated his own gallery in Lancefield, Victoria, for several years.
Marija and Salvatore’s artwork are arranged along the shopfront window of our newly renamed gallery – SHOPFRONT 342. They sculptures and paintings will be exhibiting until the end of August, so please drop by if you live within the area. We are proud to support our Melbourne artists throughout COVID-19, and we stand in solidarity with the arts industry who has been greatly impacted due to the pandemic. If you are interested in any of these artworks and would like to purchase one, please get in touch with the artists.
Disclaimer: All images and artwork are copyright of the artists respectively. DiMase Architects do not own any of the images or artworks unless specified.