OPENINGS AND THE ARTS – 12/12/2010 – 29/12/2010


HELLO!
This will be the last Post for the year – until 16 the Jan 2011
We would like to say a big thankyou to you all for your support, without you we wouldn’t be here!
Also Happy Holidays and art making over the next month!

Please keep emailing us with all your ‘Shows’ Opportunities’ and ‘Art Info’
to sydneygalleries@gmail.com (we will be checking our emails!)

Please subsrcibe to this this group we are growing at a good speed, but facebook has made it hard to,
update you all, so subscribing will help you get the information quickly and easily!

This weeks blog update, Has some last show for the year and a few fun things to…

Check out GAFFA this Thursday 6-8pm

Hope to keep hearing from you we will be checking your emails, take care, play safe.
See you in the new year.

Happy New Year 2011!

Mark Rowden from
Sydney art galleries and art community

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Monday 13th December
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Kaleidoscope Gallery Art Markets-
excited to introduce it’s first Arts Market. The Arts Market will be made up of various artists
and stalls ranging from jewelry, print, photography and candles!
When: 8-11am
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 84 william st

Professional Development Workshop: Building Relationships-
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) in collaboration
with Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will present a free professional development
forum and workshop that will focus on how artists
can develop relationships with public and commercial galleries.
When: 11-3:30pm
@ Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

THE FIFTH ELEMENT at dear pluto
BYO drinks and cushion(s). Bring your friends!
When: 7-11pm
@ Dear Pluto – 5a Wilshire Street, Surry Hills, Australia

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Tuesday 14th November
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Unseen Ways
Artist(s): James Ackhurst, John Demos, Kevin Meagher, Clarrice Collien, Mark Hood,
Matthew Calandra, Luke Bayshco and Rochelle Rodriguez.
Exhibition period: 9 Dec – 23rd December (closed for Christmas and New Year)
When: 6pm
@ Macquarie University Art Gallery, North Ryde

Mark Hood and Clarrice Collien included in upcoming exhibition Unseen Ways-
Exhibition Runs from 9 December 2010 – 14 January 2011
To be opened by Professor Colin Rhodes, Dean, Sydney College of the Arts
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Macquarie University Art Gallery – Building E11A Macquarie University, Balaclava Road, Macquarie Park

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Wednesday 15th December
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Exclamation Mark Chapter 1
When: 7:00PM
@ TAP Gallery, Upstairs Gallery, 278 Palmer St Darlinghurst, Sydney
Exhibition Runs from: 14th – 18th December, 12 – 6pm

OOGGA BOOGA-
Last Exhibition at The Paper Mill for 2010!!
Instincts are primal actions that are untaught and unlearnt.
The upcoming exhibition at The Paper Mill,
Oogga Booga, presents the work of four young artists who comment
on human instinctual behaviours through their work.
When: 6-8pm
@ The Paper Mill – Angel Place (corner of Ash st)

Exclamation Mark Chapter 1 – Art Exhibition by Day, Hybrid Performance Installation By Night
S.W.A.N.L.I.V.E.2.0.1.0 – An Art Exhibition by Extraordinary Humans
When: 7-10pm
@ Tap Gallery – 278 Palmer st, Darlinghurst

My Brother My Cousin My Sister My Lover My Crew….Group Art Exhibition
15TH BRINGS MAGIC MUSIC & ARTS,..
wHEN: 8-11pm
@ The Wall @ World Bar – 24 Bayswater Rd Kings Cross

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Thursday 16th December
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GAFFA CHRISTMAS SHOW 2010!!!
Gallery One, Two & Three
*GAFFA WILL BE CLOSED FROM 3PM DECEMBER 24TH AND WILL REOPEN JANUARY 10TH
When: 6-8pm
@ GAFFA – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD,

WAYDE OWEN
8-11pm
@ Flinders Street Gallery – 61 Flinders St, Surry Hills

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Friday 17th Decemeber
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4A Annual Members’ Exhibition-
4A Members’ Party to celebrate the 4A Annual Members’
exhibition & the launch of a new 4A publication – Last Words
To be launched by Nicholas Jose
Chair in Writing UWS, Harvard Chair of Australian Studies 2009-2010
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wHEN: 6-10pm
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay St

Persons of Interest – Luke Stambouliah
Inspired by the Justice & Police Museum’s City of Shadows exhibition in 2006,
Stambouliah has created a world in which celebrities from the 21st century pose
as 1920’s criminals. These gritty tableaux form a striking contrast to the polished
paparazzi shots associated with celebrity.
When: 6:30pm
@ galleryeight – 12 Argyle Place, Sydney

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Saturday 18th December
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Christmas Drinks – ACCROCHAGE INTERSTATE
When: 3-5pm
CONNY DIETZSCHOLD GALLERY – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Jonathan Delafield COOK
When: 2-4pm
@ Rex Irwin Art Dealer – First Floor, 38 Queen Street, Woollahra

‘River Song’ continues this weekend at Arthouse Gallery
Joshua Yeldham will be giving an artist talk:
When: 3pm
Open Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 11am – 4pm
River Song Final Weekend – SAT 18 DEC & SUN 19 DEC
@ Art House Gallery – 66 McLachlan Avenue Rushcutters Bay

Silly Walks-
In true Monte Python style we will take to the streets of Sydney with our silliest,
most outrageous walks… For inspiration visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqhlQfXUk7w
and start creating your silly walk today!
When: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
@ Top Secret Location~ Sydney City

LAST DRINKS FOR 2010!
STRUTT SISTER JEWELLERY STALL, from 2 TO 6PM
brooches, necklaces, earrings… the lot
– LIVE MUSIC 3 TO 4PM
– A ONE OFF SALE OF GEMS FROM THE STOCK ROOM WITH 20%
OFF THE USUAL PRICE, STARTING 11AM!
Including Carl Plate, Heffer, Capper, Bray, Manning, Holdsworth,
Campaner, Collins, Hobart Hughes, Gomez, Larsen, Callaghan,
Moore, Trescott, Hetherington, Stockley, Laurie, Carment, Spence
Liam Power, Comino, McMahon, Gullifer, Temby, Twigg, Wedd
When: 2-4pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery

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Sunday 19th November
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OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET at dear pluto
When: 11am-5pm
@ Dear Pluto – 5a Wilshire Street, Surry Hills

Issue 16 ‘Summer Bumper’ Launch
When: 4:30-8:30pm
@ Assemblage – 42 Kensington St, Chippendale, Sydney

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Monday 20th December
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Kaleidoscope Gallery Art Markets-
excited to introduce it’s first Arts Market. The Arts Market will be made up of various artists
and stalls ranging from jewelry, print, photography and candles!

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Tuesday 21st November
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Wednesday 22nd December
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THeWall and Whitespac3 Gallery Present – Down The Rabbit Hole
Down the Rabbit-Hole Exhibition is about imaginations, no boundaries and no restrictions.
Artists are encouraged to show their sense of “weirdness” and “abnormal-ness”. All mediums are welcomed.
When: 8:00-11pm
@ The Wall – World Bar, 24 Bayswater Rd Kings Cross, Sydney

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Thursday 23rd December
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Festivus Airing of Grievances 2010
I got a lot of problems with you people! And now, you’re gonna hear about it.
Compile your list of grievances and air them this festivus. Please don’t air your
grievances prematurely.
Let there be a happy Festivus for the rest of us!
When: 6:00-11:30pm
@ Cyber Space

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Friday 24th Decemeber
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SEANSON GREETINGS

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Saturday 25th December
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SEANSON GREETINGS

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Sunday 26th November
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SEANSON GREETINGS

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Monday 27th Decemeber
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SEANSON GREETINGS

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Tuesday 28th December
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SEANSON GREETINGS

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Wednesday 29th November
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The Wall presents Catharsis- A Collection of Art works by Jess Nakat-
Artworks evocative and stunning, Jess has just finished a degree at Sydney college of the arts majoring in printmedia.
Come and see some of the creations from this talented artist…
Plus your usual Wednesday nights DJS and Suspects for a fantastic end to 2010…onto 2011…
When: 8:00-11:30pm
@ The Wall @ World Bar – 24 Bayswater Rd Kings Cross

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January SHOWS
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Topsy Turvy – NICK COLLERSON, PATRICK DOHERTY, STUART FLEMING, DANNY FORD and CHARLES KARUBIAN.
Jan 6 to 30,
When: 6pm Thursday 6th Jan
@ Martin Browne Fine Art, Yellow House – (57-59) Macleay Street, Potts Point 2011

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THINGS OF INTEREST
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2011 CHARLATAN INK ART PRIZE for the VISUAL ARTS
The 2011 Charlatan Ink Art Prize Theme:
‘Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?

US$ 25’000.00 1stPrize & more;
International Jury of 7 headed by ANTHONY LISTER;
International Advisory Board headed by GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN;
OPEN TO ALL VISUAL ARTISTS WORLDWIDE;
Deadline for entries: 15/02/2011
For all details please go to: http://www.charlataninkartprize.com

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::Studio Bench Spaces Available::
There will be 3 bench spaces on the studio level up for grabs in January.
Please contact us if you are interested in applying.
More info here:
http://gaffa.com.au/#185103/how-to-apply

::February silver-smithing class (enrolments open)::
Our recent class graduate exhibition was a huge success and the quality of
work on display was hugely inspiring. Don’t miss out they fill up fast.
More info here:
http://gaffa.com.au/#185101/classes-teachers

::Proposals for the gallery level::
If you are an artist that has been meaning to get your exhibition proposal
in to us, please don’t forget that we close soon and encourage you to submit them asap.
More info here:
http://www.gaffa.com.au/#178675/gallery-hire-floorplans

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