Lili Montefiore solo show

‘Borrowed Nostalgia’ 2022 by Lili Montefiore

Exhibition dates –
March 29th – April 12th.

Gallery drinks with artist in attendance –
Join us on Tuesday March 29th, 5-7pm. RSVP essential.

“Nostalgia is a pretty neat thing. It’s contagious. Something that might remind someone of their Nonna’s backyard might trigger someone else’s nostalgia of a place they’d holiday. So for this series I have been borrowing and lending nostalgia, and here’s some of my own”.

Lili Montefiore solo show

I grew up in Wangi Wangi, on a peninsula jutting out into Lake Macquarie, NSW. I was brought up in a large creative family and attended a Steiner School. It was a childhood of my three other siblings and I jumping off the jetty, fishing, riding pushbikes through the bush, and always painting, for as long as I can remember. Creating art has always been my safest space and yet my most demanding catalyst for self-evolution. I am grateful for that.

Recently, I have used my painting to reflect the beauty of the everyday life that surrounds me in suburban coastal towns. I like to capture the moments we don’t know will be important, until they re-emerge as nostalgia. Nostalgia is something we can’t quite grasp, the feeling is neither happy nor sad, yet it brings us all together in one way or another. The memory might be different, but that wistful yearning feeling is the same. If my work taps into a hazy, golden snippet of someone’s life, buried in their subconscious, then I will have done my job.

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  • Lili MontefioreDog Days, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreFinally, The Widowmaker, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreIn the Belly of the Sock Beast, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreIt’s Flooding in the Northern Rivers, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreI’ll Bring Some Home for Mum, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreSund’y Arvo Smash Hits, 2022

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  • Lili MontefioreYou’re Always Here the morning After, 2022

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Monday – Friday | 9am – 5pm

Saturday | 10am – 4pm

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