OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 22/08/2011 – 28/08/2011

The Kids Are Alright

Boyd Sanday – Squall

Matthew Allen: Field Paintings

There’s some great work to find throughout the Sydney galleries this week.

The three shows above are definitely worth a look.

Please click on the images to be linked to more information. Thank you for all the emails this week

Monday 22nd August


Tuesday 23rd August
Richard Wastell – Sheoak and River Patterns
When: 6-8pm
@ King Street Gallery on william – 177 William street, Darlinghurst

Ways of Seeing
PANEL DISCUSSION Free to the public on Opening Night
Topic: The Art, The Artists & Outsider Art within Aboriginal Australian Art
When: 6-8pm
@ Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery – 31 Lamrock Avenue Bondi

Do The Worm

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

The Kids Are Alright
When: 6-8pm
@ The Paper Mill, Angel Place,Ash St, Sydney

The F Word – Exhibition
7:30pm – 9:00pm
@ Polymorph Body Piercing Studio – Level 1/82 Enmore Road, Newtown


When: 6-8pm
@ Wagner Art Gallery – 39 Gurner Street, Paddington

Wednesday 24th August

When: 6-8pm
@ Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville – In the Office Project Space

Thursday 25th August

When: 6-8 pm
@ DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Gallery One – the photo group – eight
Gallery Two – Armando Chant – Phase-change 1
Gallery Three – A.W. + Kim Connerton – Plan
INTER PROJECTS – Group exhibition – Exploring the moving image
When: 6-8pm
@ Gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney

Through the Looking Glass
When: 6-8.30pm.
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 3-7 Danks St, Waterloo

GALLERY 1 – Caroline Rothwell – 10 degrees east
GALLERY 2 – Amy Joy Watson – Year Without Boys
WINDOW – Sarah Contos – Souvenir
When: 6-8pm
@ Grant pirrie Gallery – 86 George Street Redfern

The Pantry
When: 6-8pm
@ iain dawson gallery – 443 oxford street, paddington

When: 6-9pm
@ Cnr Commonwealth St & Hunt St, Surry Hills

NEW WORK (art work)
When: 6-9pm
@ Fraser Studios – 10-14 Kensington St Chippendale (opposite UTS, down the lane next to the Clare hotel), Sydney

fastBREAK- Why do you care?
When: 8-9am
@ Transport Gallery PowerHouse Museum – 500 Harris Street

Friday 26th August
INVITATION I Yvonne Ribes Zankl l Terra Australis
When: 6-8pm
@ Galleryeight – 12 Argyle Place, Sydney

Saturday 27th August

When: 3-5pm
@ Stella Downer Fine Art – Dealer Consultant & Valuer – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

OXFORD STREET PROFILE – From Taylor Square to Queen Street, Woollahra

Photographs by Philip Quirk – Website
When: 2-4pm
@ Barometer Gallery 13 Gurner Street Paddington (200m from Five-ways)

When: 4-6 pm
@ DARREN KNIGHT GALLERY – 840 Elizabeth St, Waterloo, Sydney

Matthew Allen: Field Paintings

When: 3-5pm
@ Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art – 799 Elizabeth St, Zetland

Please purchase tix/RSVP via PayPal because there is a limit of 50,
60 max intake on the night. $18/$22 on the door.
28 AUG 2011 3pm @ Berkelouw Books, Bowral
When: 8-11:30pm
@ The Silent Hour – lvl 1, 77-83 William St, Woolloomooloo

Sunday 28th August
Surry Hills Garden Market!
When: 11-5pm
@ Dear Pluto – 5a Wilshire Street, Surry Hills

Interested in shaping the future of the arts in Sydney’s Inner West?
ESP Annual call out for Directors
ESP Gallery is seeking expressions of interest to become a director of
ESP Gallery & ESProjects. ESP is an artist run initiative (ARI) located in Marrickville.
ESP is run on a not-for-profit, volunteer basis. To ensure the
long term survival of this vibrant art space, we run a revolving director program.

The benefits of being a director of ESP include inclusion in group
shows and the opportunity for a free solo directors show.
All positions require assisting and attending openings, involvement
in the selection of applicants for exhibitions,
gallery sitting, assisting the bump-in and out of exhibitions when
available and attending monthly meetings.
We are a great team and are committed to maintaining a
low cost contemporary exhibition venue for artists.
We are looking for people with the following skills to help out in:
·      replying to exhibition applications in co-ordination with the other directors
·      amending and updating of email contact lists
·      organising exhibition rosters and circulating
ARI liaison in the Greater Sydney area.
·      Assist with grant writing and sponsorship deals.
·      Possibly writing reviews on our exhibitions and other ARI’s in blog form.
·      Promotion of the gallery and exhibitions
Gallery management
·      The overseeing of bump-in and out of exhibitions, including prior contact
with exhibitors, collecting of contracts and contacts.
This is a role is expected to run for 1 year, and would require an average weekly
commitment of approx 5-10 hours. The role requires dedication to the ARI cause,
as well as ownership and responsibility to the future direction of the art space.
Please email a short letter about yourself, and your CV to:

Kings Proposals 2012
When: 6-9pm
@ Kings ARI
Proposals for the January – June 2012 exhibition program are due 5pm Friday 26th of August.
Applications via email or post are both welcome.
Kings ARI encourages:

– Artists at all stages or their practice are encouraged to apply.
– Technically ambitious or large-scale projects. Our fantastic volunteers are at your disposal.
– Conceptually ambitious projects.
– Curated exhibitions.
– Written engagement with its exhibitions in the form of both catalogue
essays commissioned by the artists and critical responses to be published
on the Kings ARI website accompanying the exhibition. Kings ARI can put you in touch with writers.



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