10:00am - 4:30pm
Olga Geoghegan's work depicts mainly figures, static and stoical. Sometimes alone, sometimes in small groupings, they seem strangely disconnected from their surroundings and each other. With little discernible landscape to anchor them to a context, her protagonists are free floating and completely exposed.
Much of her work is influenced by the hardships of her family’s life in Soviet Russia.
Born Olga Yukhtina in the sub-arctic industrial town of Ukhta in Russia's far north, Olga was talent-spotted as a child, progressing to the prestigious Leningrad Academy of Arts.
Out of Place, running from Friday 16-Saturday 31 March 2018, showcases thirty six oils on canvas, painted between 2005 and 2017.