OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 03/10/2011 – 9/10/2011

A time for beer, cheer and clocks to go forward.. amongst this festive month in the small town of Sydney, we find many great galleries, artists’ and exhibitions.

Check out

this Thursday for a Zombie Mash-Up in gallery 3.

Have a brilliant week, say hello if you see us, send us your photos, exhibition invites and any information you wish to share with us.

Take it easy and play safe.

Monday 3rd October
Tuesday 4th October

Peter Kingston
When: 6–8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 15 Roylston Street, Paddington NSW 2021

Rabbit Proof – Annual Printmedia Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ Hardware gallery – 263 Enmore Rd, Enmore

Wednesday 5th October
Ali Noble / he says she makes weird colourful things
When: 6-8pm‏
@ James Dorahy project space – Suite 4, Level one – 111 Macleay St, Potts Point

Character of the Cross People & Place / Past & Present
Story Telling Event with Mandy Sayer & Louis Nowra  October 16 3-5pm
Curated by Sandy Edwards – Stills Gallery & Arthere
Kings Cross Photography Prize Exhibition  5 – 24 October
When: 6.30-9pm
@ Mercure Hotel, Level 2 Reception, Victoria Street, Potts Point

CONTEMPORARY SPIRIT – artists’ from Maningrida including
when: 6-9pm
@ Annandale Galleries – 110 Trafalgar Street, Sydney

(more details at end of post)
When: 11:00am – October 8 at 6:00pm
@ Paper Mill – 1 Angel Place, Ash St, Sydney

Ragtime – Redfern artists group exhibition opening
When: 6-8pm
@ Global Galleries Paddington – 5 Comber Street, Paddington

Just Act Natural
When: 6-8pm
@ Watters Gallery – 109 Riley Street, East Sydney

Claude Jones, James Birch and Anna Griffiths
When: 6-8pm
@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle

When: 7:00pm – October 9 at 11:30pm
@ CHAUVEL CINEMA – Cnr Oxford St & Oatley Rd, Paddington

Paddington Art Prize
When: 6-8pm
@ Menzies Art Brands Gallery, 12 Todman Avenue, Kensington

Thursday 6th October
ANGELA BRENNAN – Infinity plus One
Nyapanyapa – Birrka
When: 6-8pm
@ Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery – ‏8 Soudan Lane. (off Hampden St), Paddington

Stephen Hart – Spent Time
celebrate the launch of his book and exhibition
Opened by Terence Maloon – Senior Curator of Special Exhibitions, AGNSW
When: 6-8pm
@ Michael Reid – 44 Roslyn Gardens, Elizabeth Bay

ANTHONY WHITE – Scratching the Surface
When: 6-8pm
@ Iain dawson gallery – 443 oxford street, paddington

Galleries 1 & 2 – Nana Sakata, Anna Stenekes, Isabel Watts – Somewhere They Can’t Find Me
Gallery 3 – Kathryn Cowen, Emma Cummings, Natalya Shinn – Zombie Mash-Up
INTER-PROJECTS – Group Exhibition Design / Taste
When: 6-8pm
@ Gaffa -281 Clarence Street, Sydney

loner – by georgina ross
When: 6-8pm
@ Kaleidoscope gallery – 3-7 danks st, waterloo

Carolyn Ruff
When: 6-8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 24 Glenmore Road, Paddington NSW 2021

Inga Dalrymple “Fall Into Place”
When: 6-9pm
@ A-M Gallery – 191 Wilson St Newtown, Sydney

Friday 7th October

When: 6-8pm
@ Eastern Bloc Gallery – 138 Evans St, Rozelle

Dirt – Iakovos Amperidis and ‘Overlay’ by Cath Brophy
When: 6-8pm
@ Tin Sheds Gallery‎ – City Road, Chippendale

Dawn and Dusk – New Work by Maz Dixon
When: 6:30-8pm
@ Galleryeight – 12 Argyle Place, Millers Point

Free Public Art Talk  “Text in Art” – Richard Tipping in relation to his current exhibition Off the Page.
When: 12.30pm
@ Customs House – Circular Quay

Saturday 8th October
The Cross Art Projects invites you to a conversation
Speakers: Dhalulu Ganambarr and Will Stubbs
Dhalulu Ganambarr is a noted Yolgnu scholar and artist.
Will Stubbs is co-ordinator at Buku-Larrnggay Mulka centre at Yirrkala,
the eminent community-owned Indigenous art centre.
When: 3pm
@ The Cross Art Projects – 8 Llankelly Place Kings Cross 2011 (off Orwell Street)

SUE SMALKOWSKI – Stratums of Change
When: 4–6pm
@ Harrison Galleries – 294 Glenmore Road, Paddington

Remarks + Recycles – Peter Hardy
When: 3.30-6pm
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lander Street, Darlington

Sunday 9th October

Australian Art Collector
The next issue of Australian Art Collector is out on 6 October 2011.

This issue we feature the pick of the crop from this year’s National
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, including painter
Nora Wompi and sculptor Dinni Kunoth Kemarre. You’ll also find our
regular artist profiles.

Cover artist Amber Wallis profiled by Carrie Miller
Nyapanyapa by Timothy Morrell
Raafat Ishak profiled by Sasha Grishin
Collector’s dossier on Fiona Pardington by Peter Shand
Lincoln Austin profiled by Alison Kubler
Judith Wright profiled by Gillian Serisier
Dickie Minyintiri profiled by Maurice O’Riordan

Ingrid Periz asks why dealers bother to show unsellable art and
Edward Colless takes a look at the new sincerity in art.
We also profile well-known Melbourne collector Paul Guest.


Wednesday October 5 – Sat October 8

The Paper Mill is collaborating with Happy Talk to bring four
extensive workshops featuring some of Sydney’s most talented creators.
Covering basketry, bookbinding, lei weaving and object design,
The Paper Mill interprets Happy Talk’s core themes with a
truly Paper Mill twist. The Paper Mill Gallery space will be
transformed into a communal workshop area for one week only,
welcoming participants to source and develop their own inspiration and outcomes.

Happy Talk Collaborators: Anne-Louise Dadak and Sian McIntyre

Yarn making and basket weaving using recycled and found materials.

Create your own practical masterpiece, from the twisting of
yarn to the creation of baskets. Gillian Christie, COFA lecturer
and basket weaving extraordinaire will take you through every step.

Free artist talks from 6pm

Bookmaking/ bookbinding using recycled and found materials.

Publish your own novel or create an intimate diary to treasure.
Bring your own pages to be bound and sewn or use some of the paper
and materials provided by The Paper Mill. Frances Robinson will
guide you through the process of binding, selecting and protecting
your own paper treasure.

Free artist talks from 6pm

Lei weaving/ plaiting using found yarn, shells and natural materials.

To combine with Happy Talk Houses Lei Day, The Paper Mill will be
presenting a special lei making workshop with the fabulous Sione
Falemaka as your guide. Learn rope plaiting, weaving, adornment
and threading to create your own garland or wall piece.

Free artist talks from 6pm

Upcycled and redesigned objects and furniture.

Let the Fortynine take you on a journey of invention and creativity.
This group of designers create considered design pieces from other’s discards,
producing contemporary design and functional works of art for your home.
Learn for the experts and create your very own practical focal piece out
of reused materials.
Free artist talks from 2pm
Workshops are $35 adult/ $25 concession. Bookings are strictly limited.
Please contact for bookings and inquiries.



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