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Tree Studies

Tree Studies is a body of work inspired by trees observed and imagined during Archer’s artist residency in Spain during the first two months of 2016. The exhibited pieces took three forms – ink and watercolour on…

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Elsewhere: Home

Elsewhere: Home (2012-2014) is a series of postcards by Carol Archer and five Australian artist-friends: Anna Couani, Loene Furler, Kit Kelen, Sue Rawlinson and Virginia Shepherd. The project is a meditation on the concept of ‘home’, and…

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Time with the Sky #8' (detail) with front cover of the book (design by Grey Lai).

Time with the Sky/與天度日

Time with the Sky/與天度日 was an art and poetry collaboration by Carol Archer and Christopher (Kit) Kelen. Time with the Sky/與天度日 comprised a series of charcoal and mixed media drawings on paper and a poem in twelve parts.

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About Carol

Carol Archer is an Australian artist, teacher and scholar who has lived in Macao (and Hong Kong) since 1998. Her solo and collaborative works have been exhibited in Australia, Macao, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Sweden and Italy. Recent painting and drawing exhibitions include Postcards between Friends (Lingnan University and K11 Art Cabinets Hong Kong, 2014-15), Cards Between: Collaborative Works on Paper (Galleri Rostrum, Malmo, Sweden, 2014), Time with the Sky (Artists Commune, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong, 2010), Reciprocal Interference (Podspace, Newcastle, Australia, 2008), Knot, Touch, Trace (CCI, Macao Cultural Centre, Macao, 2007) and Work of Macao Hands (University of Macau Library Gallery, 2006). Carol is a full-time artist and an External Fellow of Pearl Jubilee College, University of Macau.

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Return to Sender – collaborative postcard exhibition (July 1-7, 2016)

Return to Sender is an exhibition that celebrates six years of extraordinary postcards, each of which was made by a pair of artists who worked in collaboration. It was held at The Shop Gallery at…

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Artist Residency at Mas Els Igols, Barcelona, Spain (January and February, 2016)

In January and February 2016, Carol Archer was artist-in-residence at Mas Els Igols, an art residency located in the vineyards of the Penedes region near Barcelona in Spain. Artistic inspiration was  provided by the stark…

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Mesana olives

Artist Residency at Boubouki Cottage, Mesana, Cyprus (November – mid-December 2015)

From October until mid-November 2015, Carol Archer was  artist-in-residence at Boubouki Cottage in the tiny Cypriot village of Mesana. Nestled in the mountains to the north of Paphos, the village has only around twenty full-time inhabitants.…

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Artist Residency at Messen Kunstnarhuset Art House, Ålvik, Norway (Sept 1 – Oct 29, 2015)

Carol was invited to spend September and November 2015  at Messen Kunstnarhuset ( Her second residency at Messen, she was eager to return to the place that had so inspired her during the summer of 2014. The…

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