OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY – 06/08/2012 – 12/08/2012


This past week saw Adam Cullen pass away at the young age of 47 years old. A sad loss to all who knew him and all that admired his artistic talents.

Have a great week, and make sure you use your time wisely

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Monday 6th August
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Tuesday 7th August
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ANN GORDON – OFF THE WALL
opened by Lisa Thomas, Managing Editor of Vogue Living
http://www.franceskeevilart.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Frances Keevil Gallery – Bay Village  28 – 34 Cross Street, Double Bay

Residue
When: 6-8pm
@ The Drawing Room – 33 Roslyn St, Kings Cross

Alan Baxter: Genre writing in the advancing world
http://www.smsa.org.au/events/event/alan-baxter-genre-fiction-and-the-advancing-world/
When: 12:30-1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Prints Charming Kudos Show!
http://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/kudos
When: 5-7pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington

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Wednesday 8th August
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Caroline Phillips – barely breathing
49 ANNUAL GROUP SHOW
http://www.factory49.blogspot.com
When: 6-8pm
@ At Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville

EVELINE KOTAI – INFINITE  THREADS
http://www.connydietzscholdgallery.com/
When: 6-8pm
@ CONNY DIETZSCHOLD GALLERY – 99 Crown Street, East Sydney

Inorganics – Genevieve Lown @ DedSpace Gallery
http://www.facebook.com/DedSpaceGallery
When: 5-7pm
@ Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Rd, Callan Park, Rozelle

Ochre Lawson – Works on paper
http://www.a-mgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ A-M Gallery – 191 Wilson St Newtown, Sydney

TRAIL WALKERS
http://www.thetate.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ The TATE – 345 Glebe Pt Road, Glebe

Alive & Well: The 2012 Firstdraft Art Auction
http://www.firstdraftgallery.com
When: 6-9pm
@ firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Secret Walls Sydney Round 3 – Ben Brown V PUDLER
http://www.secretwalls.com.au
When: 6:30-11:30pm
@ OXFORD ART FACTORY – Basement, 38-46 Oxford St, Sydney

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Thursday 9th August
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BARBIE KJAR
http://www.australiangalleries.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ AUSTRALIAN GALLERIES SYDNEY – Glenmore Road, Paddington

MATHEW MCWILLIAMS – BACK ONTO ITSELF
http://www.chalkhorse.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Chalk Horse – 8 LACEY STREET, SURRY HILLS

PROLOGUES – Marie Peter-Toltz
http://www.galleryaloft.com
When: 6-8pm
@ GALLERY ALOFT – Shop 2/654 Darling Street Rozelle

When Kings Were God – Johnny Kovacevic
http://www.kaleidoscope-gallery.com
When: 6-8:30pm
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 3-7 Danks Street, Waterloo

Everything Falls Apart, Part II
Vernon Ah Kee, Zanny Begg & Oliver Ressler, Jem Cohen, Tony Garifalakis, Merata Mita
http://www.artspace.org.au
When: 6-8pm
@ ARTSPACE, Sydney – 43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo

What the Birds Knew by Ken + Julia Yonetani
http://www.4a.com.au/what-the-birds-knew
When: 6-8pm
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay Street, Sydney

BURLECTRICITY: School Night Burlesque @ The Backroom
Tickets
http://www.venturesome.com.au/event-registration
When: 7:30pm
@ The BackRoom Sydney – 2A Roslyn Street, Potts Point

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Friday 10th August
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The Thousands Live Issue for the Biennale of Sydney
http://www.facebook.com/groups/424790854201111/
http://www.facebook.com/groups/59021399030/
http://www.the-distillery.com.au/
http://www.facebook.com/groups/320874961332896/
http://www.perksandmini.com/
http://www.madman.com.au/
http://www.ksubi.com/
http://www.something-else.com.au/
When: 6:30-9:30pm
@ Pier 2/3 – Walsh Bay

InsideOut Exhibition
http://www.balmainassociation.org.au/about-us/
When: 6:30pm
@ The Watch House 179 Darling Street Balmain

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Saturday 11th August
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Marvellous Scandal : ElectroSwing Edition
http://www.redrattler.org/
@ The Red Rattler Theatre – 6 Faversham St, Marrickville

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Sunday 12th August
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THINGS OF INTEREST + opportunities for artists
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Artspace is currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist with front-of-house and basic administrative duties.  Volunteers will be responsible for providing reception for both front-of-house and telephone enquiries, monitor and invigilate exhibitions, act as a point of contact with audiences and other visitors, providing administrative support as required.
To register your interest download to application form below and send to Sandra Di Palma, Executive and Administrative Assistant: sandrad@artspace.org.au, 02 9356 0555.
Applications close 15 August 2012 at 5pm.
http://www.artspace.org.au/content/pdf/ARTSPACE_VolunteerForm_2012.pdf
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In 2011 artsHub launched the inaugural artsHub Awards. We received a great response with 72 shortlisted finalists and the 6 winners were announced in December 2011. Developed to recognise those who create and support work that is exciting, engaging, challenging or simply excellent and to offer recognition of unique and upcoming Australian artists, the artsHub Awards aim to encourage and recognise creativity and achievement in all areas of the arts.

In the 2011 awards, we had a high standard of entrants ranging from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, who took home the award for Achievement in the Arts for its Beethoven Festival, to smaller organisations and individuals such as Leigh Pyman who won the People’s Choice award for Innovation for interactive learning resource Phonetic Pillows, which assists students to physically explore speech sounds.
The EIGHT categories for the 2012 artsHub Awards are as follows:
The Youth Arts Award
For outstanding achievement by an artist between the ages of 16 and 30, meaning a notable success by an individual artist in this age group.
Emerging Artist Award for an individual
For outstanding achievement by an emerging artist, meaning a notable success by an individual artist, who identifies as ‘emerging’ and has had only minimal (if any) paid professional experience in their field.
The Emerging Company Award for a group or small company

For outstanding achievement by an emerging artistic group or small company, meaning a notable success by a group or small company, which identifies as ‘emerging’ and operates as a voluntary co-op or part time professional group or company.
The Innovation Award for an individual
For innovative achievement by an artist, meaning a notable highly creative and original piece of work produced by an individual artist.
The Innovation Award for a group, organisation or company

For innovative achievement by a group, organisation or company, meaning a notable highly creative and original piece of work produced by a group of artists, arts organisation or company.
Contribution to the Australian arts community by an individual
For a significant contribution to the arts community by an individual artist, meaning the delivery of a notable work or offering which positively engages other artists, arts organisations or companies in its execution.
Contribution to the Australian community by a group, organisation or company

For a significant contribution to the arts community by a group of artists, arts organisation or company, meaning the delivery of a notable work or offering which positively engages other artists, arts organisations or companies in its execution.
artsHub Engagement Award
For the quantity of content on artsHub’s website and conversation on artsHub social media outlets in regard to a particular arts project, story or show attracting the most Facebook likes, tweets, pins on Pinterest, website page views and unique visitors.
Aside from the artsHub Engagement Award which is judged purely on figures achieved, there are two awards in each category:
Critics’ Choice (selected by a panel of industry judges)
People’s Choice (chosen by popular vote)
Source: Arts Hub Website

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Exhibition call out – KudosGallery Paddington
Kudos exhibition applications now open for 2013

Due: Week 4 (final day for submission is Friday the 10th)
Application forms available from arc.unsw.edu.au/kudos OR pick one up at the Arc office at COFA (E Block).

We are looking for group and solo shows. Cofa students from all stages of their degree can apply.

Please note this round is for the 2013 exhibition program
KUDOS GALLERY
6 Napier St Paddington NSW 2021
11am-6pm Wed to Fri, 11am-4pm Sat
T 02 9326 0034
E kudos@arc.unsw.edu.au
W arc.unsw.edu.au/kudos
Kudos Gallery is run by COFA students and funded by Arc

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Parkers Darlinghurst
Opening the end of August in the grounds of the National Art School

Parkers established in 1918 is an old family business meeting the art material needs of artists.
6 years ago we expanded to our Redfern Framing Workshop where we do all our framing, large-scale stretching as well as a small art material outlet.
With a demand for art materials in East Sydney, opportunity arose for Parkers to open a new store in Darlinghurst.
The shop is in the grounds of the National Art School. With a shared history and a respect for tradition, we believe this to be an ideal location.

Parkers Darlinghurst will be a public shop where all are welcome with a select range of our main shop Parkers in the Rocks.

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