Rowena Martinich is a Surfcoast based artist, renowned for her use of radiant colour in abstract expressionist paintings and public art. Rowena paints in a multitude of architectural contexts; embellishing foyers, commercial interiors, entire building facades, transitory spaces as well as residential interiors.
Gertrude's Apartment is a petite, chic shop-top apartment above Takeawei in Gertrude Street, Fitzroy. It is decked out with artwork by Rowena Martinich, and a curated selection of locally made furniture, textiles and design pieces by Chela Edmunds, the creative behind Takeawei. The paintings displayed in this space are all available for purchase via the Takeawei website.
Gertrudes is the perfect place to put up your feet after a long day exploring Melbourne, with galleries, museum, shops, restaurants and bars all within walking distance or a tram at your door.