A Royal bunch of shows this week!
Monday 2nd May
Tuesday 3rd May
Cash Brown 12
@ Robin Gibson Gallery – 278 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst
Jane BURTON – White Stain
Guy WARREN – Recent Watercolours
@ Rex Irwin Art Dealer – First Floor, 38 Queen Street, Woollahra
Joseph McGlennon – Strange Voyage
@ Depot II Gallery, Danks Street, Waterloo
SEBASTIAN O’REILLY: STURM UND DRANG
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington
Intimations of the Unacquainted – a Group Show
@ Plump Gallery – 240 Enmore Rd, Enmore
Wednesday 4th May
Two shows: John Turier & Amanda Penrose Hart
@ King Street Gallery on William – 177 William Street, Darlinghurst
MICHAEL JOHNSON: OUTSIDE THE SQUARE
@ TIM OLSEN GALLERY 63 Jersey Road Woollahra
Gary Deirmendjian solo exhibition – skin
Liam Benson in the Head on Photo Festival
@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle
Small World – Tobias Rowles
@ Somedays – 72b Fitzroy St, Surry Hills
@ Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Pidcock Street behind Sydney Uni, Camperdown
@ Paper Plane Gallery – 727 Darling St, Rozelle
The Weave of Life, Curated by Carole Douglas
@ Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Bondi Beach, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Luke Hardy Dragonfly
Artist Talk Sat 14 3-4pm
@ Meyer Gallery 269 Bourke Street Darlinghurst
Thursday 5th May
Jasper Knight ‘Sydney Boat Show’
celebrating new premises
@ Chalk Horse Gallery (NEW ADDRESS) – 8 LACEY STREET IN SURRY HILLS
kaleidoscope gallery extends tarred and feathered by another week….
up next: wax&form – E L R I C R I N G S T A D
‘the beauty of simplicity, direct marks, simple shapes’
@ kaleidoscope gallery – 84 william st paddington nsw
Girls & Ghosts
Swedish Artist Annell Olander
@ 82 Marlborough St, Surry Hill
G 1 – EMILY PORTMANN
G 2 – WAYDE OWEN
G 3 – BABABA INTERNATIONAL
@ MOP Projects – 2 / 39 Abercrombie Street Chippendale
change has come ‘in conversation’
@ UTS Tower Foyer – Level 4, Building 1, 15 Broadway, Ultimo
Gallery 3&4 – HEAD ON PORTRAIT PRIZE
Gallery 2 – TRACING THE INVISIBLE – RILEY POST
Gallery 1 – THE MAN WHO IS AN IMAGE – GILBERT GARCIN
@ ACP – Australian Centre for Photography – 257 Oxford St, Paddington, Sydney
Tully Arnot – ‘Airhead’ and Brandt Lewis – ‘Staging Beckett’
@ Tin Sheds Gallery – 148 City Road, University of Sydney
traffic jam galleries – Dallas Bromley, “Cowboys & Angels”
@ traffic jam galleries – 41 Military Rd, Neutral Bay
Helen Tyalmuty McCarthy Exhibition
@ Wentworth Art Galleries – 17 Bligh Street Sydney
@ The Bathers Pavillion, Upstairs Gallery, 4 The Esplanade, Balmoral Beach
Friday 6th May
Photography Group Show – Destiny Deacon, Fiona Hall, Bill Henson, Tracey Moffatt,
TV Moore, Julie Rrap, Anne Zahalka
@ Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery – 8 Soudan Lane, (off Hampten St), Paddington
Japan in Sydney Symposium
Free Event. Bookings Essential.
RSVP by 2 May 2011 – Contact: (02) 9351 6883 – ART.COLLECTION@SYDNEY.EDU.AU
@ NEW LAW SCHOOL LT 024, The University of Sydney
MODERN WINDOWS: Image Capture in the 21st Century
@ Monstrosity Gallery – 93 Bourke St, Woolloomooloo
Gallery One – Sean O’Carroll – Boys, guns, etc
Gallery Two – Object Gallery Staff Show – MAKE_it 2011
Gallery Threev – Asim Aly-Khan with Mirjana Tann – The Magical Mirror
SPI Space – J D Reforma and Giselle Stanborough – Destiny’s Children
@ gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney
What Things Look Like + Killing Everyone I know
First two Headon Photo Festival offerings will be opening this Saturday 2-4:
& May 29 at 1pm
@ INDEX – 60 Hutchinson Street, St Peters (enter via Lackey street)
Saturday 7th May
Mark Wotherspoon – If Stones Could Dream
Beverley Southcott – If and When
@ ESP Gallery – 228 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville
GEOLOGICA – Kate Briscoe
@ Wilson Street Gallery – 30-34 Wilson Street, Newtown
Patricia Todarello – A Series of Moments
Timo Kahlen – Sound Project
@ SNO Centre – First floor, 175 Marrickville Road, Marrickville
Sunday 8th May
THINGS OF INTEREST
The 5th annual Pyrmont Art Prize,
the centrepiece of the grand finale,
will display over 300 original artworks by emerging and established
artists from metropolitan Sydney and the Mudgee area.
Competing for $10,000 worth of prizes, all entries will be on identical,
12-inch (31cm) sq. canvasses, creating a panoply of contrasting styles
and subjects in various media from paintings to photographs and mounted
reliefs. They will be judged by an expert panel and will be for sale.
Art lovers will also enjoy the Art Think & Play Family Workshop presented
by not-for-profit centre Culture at Work, Pyrmont.
For full details of the Festival program, how to book a lunch or dinner
and how to enter the Pyrmont Art Prize visit http://www.pyrmontfestival.com.
Calling all artists
last chance to enter the
PYRMONT ART PRIZE
$10,000 IN PRIZES
in conjunction with the MUDGEE FOOD & WINE FAIR
All day entertainment, art, food & wine
When: SUNDAY 15 MAY 11-5PM
When: Dealine for entries 8th May
@ Pirriama Park, Pyrmont
The Call for Entries for Sculpture in the Vineyards 2011 is now open…
The Close of Application is Monday the 20th June 2011.
The Exhibition runs from the 2nd of October 2011 until the 22nd of January 2012.
Sculpture in the Vineyards Exhibition and Award 2011 along the Wollombi Valley
Wine Trail in the Hunter Valley, features an innovative array of large-scale
outdoor and site-specific works. SINV provides artists with a rare opportunity
to showcase their work, engaging visitors over a three month exhibition period
by inviting them to enjoy contemporary sculpture amidst the beauty of boutique
vineyards and an historic town, rich in indigenous and colonial heritage.
SCULPTURE IN THE VINEYARDS AWARDS
NOYCE BROTHERS WINES SCULPTURE AWARD—$3,500.00
A non-acquisitive prize for an outdoor artwork. Open to all entrants.
THE SINV WOLLOMBI VALLEY ACQUISITIVE PRIZE—$6,000.00 (Optional Entry)
An acquisitive prize for outdoor sculpture.
Optional prize category open to all entrants who agree to sell their work for the prize value.
Please find attached the Terms and Conditions and Applications Forms.
Further information at http://www.sculptureinthevineyards.com.au
Please forward on to anyone who may be interested.
Cassandra Hard Lawrie
0425 327 590
A new online portal designed to create a virtual market for modern and contemporary
visual art is aiming to revolutionise the way art is bought, sold and researched
Launching today to Australia and New Zealand markets, Ocula (ocula.com) is the first
online art portal and market news source, incorporating online auction and private
sales capabilities, that caters to the Australasian art market.
Ocula launches with more than 1,000 art works spanning all mediums listed for sale
through its network of invited, leading contemporary commercial galleries from both
sides of the Tasman.
Participation in the Ocula network for galleries is by invitation only with founding
galleries including some of the region’s most respected names: Anna Schwartz Gallery,
Jensen Gallery, Michael Lett, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art,
Sutton Gallery and Tolarno Galleries. This gallery network will be expanded into the
Asia Pacific and South American regions over the next year.
Co-founders Christopher Taylor and Simon Fisher believe Ocula will stimulate the market
by allowing art enthusiasts to research, buy and sell art around the clock and from any
The site features world-leading technology that creates 3D virtual galleries in which
auctioned art works are presented as if they were being viewed in an actual gallery.
MEDIA CONTACT: Kym Elphinstone, firstname.lastname@example.org or 0421 106 139
CALL FOR ARTISTS: YOU’LL BE TRAVELING INCOGNITO
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
@ general store for contemporary art – 1st floor 77-83 William St, Woolloomooloo, Australia
general store for contemporary art
CALL FOR ARTISTS – PLEASE PASS ON MESSAGE
You’ll be Traveling Incognito
An exhibition for Works of Art in the dimensions of a vertical Postcard (21 x 10cm)
1 original work (max. 42 x 29.7cm) plus A reproduction of original in an edition of 15.
I would like to invite 120 artists to create an original work of art maximum of A3 in
size (42 x 29.7) that can be reproduced (cropped/edited) to the dimensions of a vertical
postcard (21 x 10 cm) in an edition of 15. All the original artworks will be for sale at
the same standard price of AUD$200. However, the artists identity will remain hidden until
the buyer has purchased the work of art. By purchasing the work of art the buyer then is
able to discover the artist who created the work by simply opening the envelope attached
on the back of the framed artwork that reveals a name.
The opening reception will be on the 3rd of May 6-8pm the exhibition with original works
will continue until the 14th of May. The actual postcard reproductions (edition of 15)
will continue to be on display until the 1st of December 2011. The remaining 120
postcards (one from each participating artist) will be send randomly to the
participating artists home address as a xmas present from ‘another artist’.
For more info go to: http://www.the-generalstore.net/coming_next.html
or email: email@example.com