OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 09/05/2011 – 15/05/2011

Firstly thankyou to all the new subscribers!

Well if the weather stays like it is today we may go to a lot more openings this week.

Also congratulations to the Doug Moran winner Vincent Fantauzzo (image below)+ Runner up Nicholas Harding.

Ever wanted a professional arts job as an arts manager check out ‘Things of interest’ at end of this post.

Our facbook group update: As you may have heard facebook is changing older groups and archiving or upgrading which they decide…

Option one was to be closed and start again,  option two was an upgrade we got the upgrade, It seems to work find, if you receive to many updates from the new group there is a simple step that is to click on edit settings and you can adjust the amount you receive. Hope it’s all ok.

That is it for now have a great week and we hope to hear from you soon with all you arts news

Monday 9th May
The Goonies (a classic movie to start the week)
When: 7-11pm
@ Dear Pluto – 5a Wilshire Street

Tuesday 10th May
Champagne Preview
When: 6-8pm – Tuesday 10 May 2011
@ Art House Gallery – 66 McLachlan Avenue  Rushcutters Bay

Elaine Campaner – Citizenship

When: 6-8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 61-63 Great Buckingham Street

Wednesday 11th May
Neil Evans – Clutterbutt
David Hawkes – Et Inaequales Lutulentus
When: 6-8pm
@ WATTERS GALLERY – 109 Riley Street, East Sydne

EMBODY THIS, is an exhibition of  prints and works on paper,
Curated by Laura Gamio Raluy,
performance piece by Tamara Elkins
When: 6-8pm.
@ SLAMstudio – 859 South Dowling St Waterloo

more info:
Tickets on sale now, in person at the box office or online /
or by phone 1300 306 776
When: 5:30pm – May 22 at 10:00pm
@ Chauvel Cinemas – cnr Oxford St and Oatley Rd, Paddington

Launch of SCA May Exhibitions
When: 6-8pm
@ Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Road Rozelle, (enter opposite Cecily Street)

GALLERY BURLESQUE & HEAD ON PHOTO FEST “looking at you look at me” MAY 11

When: 7:30pm – May 12 at 12:30am
@ Tone – 16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills, Australia

Art on The Wall – TUMBLNG OVR
When: 7:30-10:30pm
@ The World Bar – 24 Bayswater Rd, Kings Cross, Sydney

Thursday 12th May
Christine Godden Light Touch
Exhibition 12-22 May
Whne: 6-8pm
@ Gallery East – 21 Burnie Street Clovelly

Photography On Oxford  An Oxford Street Shopfront Exhibition where Art, Culture & Fashion Meet.

In selected stores along Oxford Street
From Wayne Cooper & Bianca Spender (Sth Dowling) to Sass & Bide & Charlie Brown (Paddington Town Hall).
Ten outstanding photographers and ten fabulous stores along Oxford Street come together to give us a
24/7 Art Gallery for three weeks in May.
9-29 May – Curated by ARTHERE (Sandy Edwards & Cassie French)
When: 5-7pm in selected stores
When: 7-9pm drinks afterwards upstairs in the Verona Bar (17 Oxford Street, Paddington)

Gallery 1 TODD MCMILLAN – no more light,
GALLERY 2 – angela valamanesh – Earthly garden,
When: 6-8pm
@ Grant Pirrie – 86 George Street Redfern

When: 6-8pm
@ Defiance Gallery II, 94 William St, Paddington

The Ballad of John & Yoko: Falling In Love,
Photographs by Ethan Russell
6:00pm – June 18 at 6:00pm
Blender Gallery & The Just Shoot Lomography Shop
16 Elizabeth Street

Ildiko Kovacs: Down the Line 1980-2010

When: 6-8pm
@ Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre – 782 Kingsway

GARTH KNIGHT Bestiary photographic works
When: 6-8pm
@ Iain Dawson Gallery – 443 Oxford Street, Paddington

The Semi-Permanent Exhibition
When: 6-9pm
@ The Paper Mill – Gallery and Studio – Ash St, Shop 2, 1 Angel Place, Sydney

The Stain. Group Show 12/05/11
When: 6-8pm
@ Verge Gallery: Jane Foss Russell Plaza, City Road, Darlington

Friday 13th May
etcc – Sydney – Semi-Permanent Sideshow
When: 6-9pm
@ aMBUSH GALLERY – 4a James Street, Waterloo

Stop Climate Horror – LIVE RED ART 2011 Launch Party & Fundraiser
When: 6-10pm
@ At The Vanishing Point – Contemporary Art Inc – 565 King Street, Newtown

Photography Exhibition: Dryads and Divas

When: 6:30pm
@ Alpha Gallery – 226 Union St, Newtown

Saturday 14th May
Melinda Le Guay – Conflict
Al Munro – Crystallography
When: 4-6pm
@ Brenda May Gallery -2 Danks street, Waterloo

Artist talk with Gary Deirmendjian
Whne: 2-5pm
@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle

Public Program || The World Out There || Q & A For Emerging Practitioners
When: 3-5pm
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay St, Sydney

4A | OPENING EVENT | Three Emerging Projects
When: 5pm
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay St, Sydney

Sunday 15th May
A Shadow … Artist talks/BBQ
When: 4-6pm
@ At The Vanishing Point – Contemporary Art Inc – 565 King Street, Newtown

Barry Otto – A Romantic Obession
When: 2pm
@ Artsite Gallery – Corner of Salisbury Road &
2-6 Probert Street, Camperdown

A rare opportunity exists for an inspiring arts manager with vision and a passion for
developing the arts within the Rockhampton Region. Please see attached the Position
Description and Advertisement for the Director of the Rockhampton Art Gallery.
Contact: Tanya Wooley ¦ Administration Officer
Marketing and Engagement ¦ Rockhampton Regional Council – Rockhampton Office
Ph: 07 4936 8039 ¦ Fax: 07 4922 7351¦ E-mail:
Address: PO Box 1860, Rockhampton Q 4700 ¦Web:

LIVE RED ART AWARDS – Festival and Exhibition 2011
22 September – 9 October 2011 (ATVP)
Entries open 13 May.
This is the second annual festival and exhibition showcasing art for social
change across the creative and performing arts spectrum.
action ART terra firma: Activist & Refugee Artists Support Network
June-December 2011 culminating in an exhibition
10-27 November (ATVP)

Expressions of Interest close 28 May
A collaborative and supportive monthly group, engaging in art for social change and
providing artists from refugee backgrounds with a base to foster and nurture
opportunity and networks in the art scene.

For more info –



Exhibiting period: February–December 2012

Closing date: Friday 24 June 2011

Application pack here


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