OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 11/07/2011 – 17/07/2011

This is week is jam packed full  of shows information and fun stuff to warm your hearts and your hands!

Welcome to winter in Sydney,  Sunny but a chill in the air.

Check out the underbelly arts festival: click on the logo below:

We are receiving many emails and trying to get through them all, of you haven’t heard from us you will soon we promise.

Take it easy and think art!

Monday 11th July
Tuesday 12th July
Kerrie Lester
When: 6-8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 15 Roylston Street, Paddington

BENCHMARK: new typologies in seating design

When: 5-7:30pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier St, Paddington

ANGELA LANE – Waiting for the fall
When: 6-9pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 61-63 great buckingham st, redfern

Poly Gallery & ACON present PALETTE – An exhibition of 25 women artists
When: 7:30-9pm
@ Polymorph Body Piercing Studio – 82 Enmore Road, Newtown

Wednesday 13th July
Julie Krone – word-bloc

When: 6-8pm
@ James Dorahy Project Space – suite 4,
level One, Minerva building, 111 Macleay street, Potts point

Jorg Schmeisser

When: 6-8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 24 Glenmore Road, Paddington

ARTPark Australia – innovative contemporary sculpture
The opportunity to engage and acquire beautiful large
scale sculpture has never been easier.
Sculptures of varying mediums, scale, interior and
exterior finish are available for acquisition in both corporate and domestic environments.
When: 6pm
@ AMP Centre – 50 Bridge St Sydney

Anne Zahalka Presents, BONDI THE BEAUTIFUL
When: 10:00am – July 24 at 5:00pm
@ Bondi Pavilion Gallery  – Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi beach

Images from the 2011 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
When: 5:30-8pm
@ Australian Centre For Photography – 257 Oxford St Paddington

SITE OCCUPIED – installation exhibition by Cigdem Aydemir
When: 6-8pm
@ Alpha Gallery – 226 Union St Erskineville, Sydney

Thursday 14th July
Del Kathryn Barton – satellite fadeout
When: 6-8pm‏
@ Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery – 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington

Gallery One – Start From Zero – World Speed Bombin Tour
Gallery Two – PMFK – The Line
Gallery Three – Michelle Park – Stranger than strange
SPI Space – Marilyn Schneider – Directory
When: 6-8pm
@ gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney

SHARE : Sydney
When: 6-9pm
@ Serial Space – 33 Wellington St, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Sand Conquers All -Adriano Rosselli and Ezekiel Morgan

When: 6-9pm
@ Mils Gallery – 15 Randle St, Surry Hills

When: 6-9pm
@ Lo-Fi Collective, 383 Bourke St, Darlo


When: 6-8pm
@ Tin Sheds Gallery – 148 City Road

LATE NIGHT LIBRARY – Stories About My Family
When: 8:30-11:30pm
@ Surry Hills Library – 405 CROWN ST, Surry Hills

Friday 15th July
When: 6-8pm
@ Manly Art Gallery & Museum – West Esplanade Reserve, Manly

When: 6-8pm
@ China Heights Gallery – Level 3, 16-28 Foster Street, SurryHills

Ron Adams, Richard Kean, and Harriet Body
When: 6-8pm
@ Eastern Bloc – 138 Evans St, Rozelle

Jade Santo – Uncovered

When: 6-8pm
@ Galleryeight – 12 Argyle Place
Saturday 16th July
Come and see a demonstration in Hanji Paper Making given by Soon
Hee Ko, a Hanji craft artist Hanji is a traditional handmade paper made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree.
When: 11-2pm
@ The National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst.

Miertje SKIDMORE  Abstract paintings
When: 1pm
@ SOHO Galleries ANNEX – Home Ideas Centre – 61 O’Riorden ST, Alexandria

Stencil making with class
How Much: just $30 dollars for three hours of stencil fun.
When: 11-2pm
@ MOON AGE – 255b Crown St, Surry Hills

Underbelly Arts Festival July 16

This is your chance to experience some of the most exciting,
innovative and experimental works coming out of Australia,
all in the incredible surrounds of Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour.
You can explore on your own or go on a tour, watch a show, get lost
in an interactive installation or relax to some great music with a
drink in the Festival Bar.
Tickets are $15/$10 presale and $20/$15 on the day.
Go here to buy tix now:​au/2011/the-festival/ticke​ts/
For more info visit:
Public ferries depart regularly from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour Terminal, Greenwich Point,
Woolwich and Balmain wharves. They run approximately every half hour and you can find the full
schedule here: http://www.sydneyferries.i​nfo/timetables/cockatoo-is​land.htm
When: 12-11pm
@ Cockatoo Island

When: 4-7pm
@ Wilson street gallery – 30-34 Wilson St

Sunday 17th June
generationext @ NAS

generationext. talk art. eat food. listen to live music. no teachers. no parents.
Come join generationext as we venture out of the MCA! We’re renovating, so this winter
generationext goes acoustic at the National Art School in Darlinghurst. Celebrate the
offsite exhibition Tell Me, Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976 – 2011
with art workshops, competitions, live music, Korean & Australian food and mix with
hundreds of teenagers who LOVE contemporary art!
Are you 12-18 years old and at high school? Connect with contemporary art and culture
through generationext – a FREE event just for teenagers! generationext is supervised
by the MCA Learning staff, designed with input from the generationext Youth Committee and is drug and alcohol free.
RSVP essential by Thursday 14 July
Email: 02 9241 7196
PS: Embrace the exhibition’s theme of friendship – bring along your best mate and a picnic blanket!
Befriend us on facebook at ‘generationext Sydney’ to enter the draw to win a prize
Please note: this upcoming generationext is being held at a new time from 3pm to 5pm, and at a different venue –
When: 3.00 – 5.00pm
@ The National Art School is located on the corner of Forbes and Burton Streets in Darlinghurst

For more information on the MCA

We are looking for old, broken or unwanted umbrellas to be recycled
into an artwork for the upcoming exhibition Primavera 2011.
If you have any umbrellas that you would like to donate
please contact

Artereal Gallery

The opportunity is available for an ongoing internship at Artereal Gallery.
The successful applicant will work with the Artereal team on a weekly basis
and will have the opportunity to experience the many different aspects
involved with working in a commercial art gallery.
The successful candidate must be someone with a proven interest in contemporary
visual arts and the arts industry, who is currently pursuing a career in the industry.
Experience is not necessary however previous study or involvement with the arts
will be looked upon favorably. Current Fine Arts or Art History students are also encouraged to apply.
The chosen candidate will be given the opportunity to work on current and upcoming
exhibitions as well as the day to day aspects of the gallery and special projects.
Benefits of this position include flexible hours/days, a location within five minutes
walking distance to Sydney College of the Arts and a personalized reference
which can be added to your CV.
The candidate should ideally be available to work on Tuesday’s and/or Saturday’s.
If you are interested in this position please email a brief CV and cover
letter along with your contact details to:



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