OPENINGS AND THE ARTS – 30/08/10 – 05/09/10

So this week sees the start of spring, new spring collections, the birth of new life and what looks to be some great looking shows.
Listed below are some points of interest at the end of this email.

Have a great week.
Monday 30th August
Tuesday 31st August
Floria Tosca
When: 6 – 8 p.m
@ Flinders Street Gallery – 61 Flinders Street, Surry Hills, NSW

When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ National Art School, Cell Block Theatre Forbes Street, Darlinghurst
Mark Titmarsh, artist,curator, senior lecturer in Visual Communications at UTS.
Prue Gibson, writer, art critic.
Ruark Lewis, artist, writer, visionary.

BROOK MORGAN | Simpatico
When: 5:00pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington, Australia
Simpatico: The Gentle Art of Making

Wednesday 1st September
When: 6pm
@ Global Gallery
New Faces.
An exhibition of portraiture, featuring artists:Darko Kubatka, Daron Parton, Cyndi Rogoff and Yianni Johns. Also opening is a solo exhibition of works by Sonya Rothwell, not to be missed.

@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle, NSW, 2039
Exhibition: META4 – group exhibition
Four contemporary artists whose methods of production are home based crafts, featuring Minka Gillian, Rodney Love, Bridie Connell and Adrienne Doig
When: 6-8pm
Running concurrently: Exhibition: Anna Sabadini: HOME
Large scale oil paintings expressing the idea of home, alternating interiors and landscapes.


Light Exhibition
When: 5.00pm
@ SCA- DedSpace – Balmain Road, Rozelle
Take the Left path and it is just outside the iron gate doors.
This is my first SOLO exhibition and also for many their first fluorescent light exhibition.

When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ TAP Gallery – Cnr Palmer and Burton streets
Pleasures and Distractions
An exhibition of plant fibre sculpture, painting and other misadventures in art.

When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Pine Street Gallery – 64 Pine St, Chippendale NSW 2008
An exhibition of new works by emerging artists Melanie Williams, Christie Torrington, Melissa Hulme & Lisa Lapointe.

Succinct (sheep) Sabotage
When: 6:00pm
@ Horus & Deloris Contemporary Artspace
102 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont

Thursday 2nd September


@ Charles Hewitt Gallery
When: 6-8pm
Sixteen degrees – 3rd year Charlie Sheard students

Dream Home,
When: 6-8pm
@ ACP – Australian Centre for Photography

The 59th Blake Prize Exhibition Opening
When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ National Art School Gallery (Building 23) – Forbe Street

Exhibition at The Grove
When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ Surry Hills (txt for specific address – 0438467524), Sydney.
Ash Mitten, Nick Wagstaff, Christopher Raymond, Brooke Wagstaff, Linda Brancato, Eleni Antoniou

Opening night of Stand & Deliver: the UoN Services Annual Student Art Prize
When: 6:30pm
@ Watt Space – Cnr King & Auckland Streets
Everyone is welcome and there will be food and wine provided.
The exhibition continues for three weeks 1 – 19 September. Gallery hours are 12 – 6 Wednesday to Sunday.
Friday 3rd September

When: 6-8pm
@ Chalkhorse Gallery
MAIN SPACE: ‘Small Heroes’ by Julian Meagher
PROJECT SPACE: ‘Models’ by David Thomson
Last Words Phase 2
Alfredo + Isabel Aquilizan, Patty Chang, Will French, Young Sun Han, Meiro Koizumi, Tatsumi Orimoto, Shen Shaomin, Sumugan Sivanesan, Kiran Subbaiah, Tintin Wulia
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay St, Sydney
When: 6-8pm

When: 6:00pm – September 11 at 4:00pm
@ Mils gallery – ground floor 15 randle st , surry hills
Leah Fraser’s new exhibition ‘I am the cosmos’.

Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize (MCAP) 2010
When: 6:00pm
@ Chrissie Cotter Gallery – Pidcock Street (next to Camperdown Bowling Club)
Pidcock Street Camperdown – 3-19 September

Stereotyped: sound & typography
When: 6:00pm – September 26 at 5:00pm
@ Object Gallery’s Project Space – 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills
Stereotyped: sound & typography is an exhibition that will look at how type and sound create meaning – and challenge the definition of the ‘designer’ in the 21st Century.

Saturday 4th September
Emily McIntosh and Hadyn Wilson –
@ Brenda May Gallery
When: 4-6pm

Eramboo open studios & exhibition
When: 10:00am – September 12 at 5:00pm
@ Eramboo Artist Environment 223 McCarrs Creek Rd Terrey Hills
(304 McCarrs Creek Rd on GPS)
Eramboo Artist Environment will open its door to the public on 4-5 & 11-12 Sept 2010 10am-5pm with resident artists open studios and exhibition.

SOLILOQUY – Bill Brown
When: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
@ Wilson Street Gallery – 30-34 Wilson Street, Newtown, Australia
Stunning exhibition from an artist at the peak of his powers. Bill Brown exposes his conceptual, perceptual and psychological intuitions in a symphony of colour, form and composition.

Sunday 5th September
2011 Waverley Artist-in-Residence Program and Bondi Pavilion Gallery
Waverley Council is offering six places in its 2011 Waverley Artist-in-Residence Program and is calling for applications for its 2011 program at Bondi Pavilion Gallery.
The Artist-in-Residence Program provides rent-free studio space for six months in the Bondi-Waverley School of Arts in Bondi. Applications are now open to Australian artists working in visual arts and craft, design & new media.
For all the details go to
Contact: Naomi Jacobs, Cultural Development Officer on 9386 7919 or

Applications are also open to Australian and international artists interested in presenting their work at the Bondi Pavilion Gallery in 2011. The Gallery is located in the iconic heritage listed Bondi Pavilion and hosts and international audience with visitors from all walks of life. It boasts an enormous visitation and an accessible attitude to audience development for cross section arts practices.
For all the details go to
Contact: Liz Reidy, Project Officer – Gallery on 8362 3401
Calling All Artists! Chalk Urban Art Festival 2010.
Have you got what it takes to be Champion Artist and walk away with $5,000?
When: 7 – 10 October
Where: Church Street, Parramatta
Theme: The Blues – open to interpretation
Entries close: 3 September 2010
Artists are required to produce an original, chalk pastel artwork over the 4 days of the Festival. We’ll provide the canvas, you provide the chalk. Artists keep their artworks after the Festival.
You don’t have to be a traditional chalk artist – in fact many of our winners have been first timers. Meet other artists, promote your talents, join us for 4 days of fun!
Submit your entry online at


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