OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY – 24/09/2012 – 30/09/2012


Check out Art and About Sydney, it’s on now and looks great. Click on the image above for more details, or watch this video clip:

Also, have a read of our interview with the Copyright Agency at this link:

http://www.sydneyartgalleriesandartcommunity.wordpress.com/2012/09/19/interview-with-copyright-agencyviscopy/

Have you noticed art in St James and Museum train stations? There is a new art project called Conductors Project, pop down to the two city stations and have a look or for now click on the image below to see more!

Join our community – click on the image below and join our facebook group or subscribe to this blog.  If you have something to share with us and want us to post it for you, just send us an email to sydneygalleries@gmail.com.

Have a great week.

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Monday 24th September
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Agents of change: A Night in Six-Minute Snapshots
Admission Free (SAMAG members)
$10 (non-members) $5 students.
Speakers:
Pip Smith: http://www.penguinplaysrough.com/
Andrew Batt-Rawden: http://www.chronologyarts.net/
Leigh Rigozzi: http://www.bloodandthunder.com.au/
Catherine Prosser: http://www.stagebitz.com/
Michael Mohammed Ahmad: http://www.byds.org.au/
Rebecca Clarke and Tahli Corin: http://www.novemberism.com/
Alasdair Nicol: http://www.107projects.org/
When: 6pm
@ The Australia Council for the Arts – 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills

Warren Fahey: Bush Traditions & the Australian Identity
http://www.Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney,
When: 12:30-1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney,

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Tuesday 25th September
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Winning Colours
http://www.artsandcraftsnsw.com.au
When: 9:30am-5:30pm
@ Craft NSW Gallery – 104 George street, The Rocks Sydney

This Land of No Horizon – Adam Gibson
http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/galleries/campus-galleries/kudos-gallery
When: 5-8pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington, Sydney

JURASSIC LOUNGE WITH FRIENDS TIME OUT
$14 AT THE DOOR
http://www.jurassiclounge.com
When:5:30-9:30pm
@ Australian Museum – 6 College Street, Sydney, Australia

Vertical Canvas Opening Night
Announcement of the Vertical Canvas $2000 prize recipient for 2012
http://www.artandabout.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ City Of Sydney RSL Club – 565 George Street, Sydney

GastroPorn
http://www.ngart.com.au
http://www.missionbar.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ NG Art Gallery & Mission Restaurant Bar – 3 Little Queen Street, Chippendale,

The Mexican day of the Dead – Roberto Duran
http://www.vimeo.com/38562174
When: 6:30-9:30pm
@ The Fox Hole Cafe & Small Bar – 68A Erskine Street (entry on Kent), Sydney CBD

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Wednesday 26th September
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Nathan Taylor – Loved to death
http://www.michaelreid.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@  Michael Reid – 44 Roslyn Gardens, Elizabeth Bay

A Cut Stitch
http://www.thetate.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Pt Rd, Glebe

Pieces Of Me – Lexi Land
http://www.leonardmattis.com
When: 6:30-9:30pm
@ LEONARD MATTIS STUDIO – 8 FITZROY PLACE SURRY HILLS

JAN FRANK – MINIMALISM TO MODERNISM – JAN FRANK’S PAINTING FOR AUSTRALIA
http://www.timolsengallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Tim Olsen Gallery – 63 Jersey Road, Woollahra

Fingerprints
http://www.globalgallery.com.au
When: 6-9pm
@ Global Gallery – 5 Comber Street, PAddington

Threshold
http://www.sheffergallery.com.au
http://www.carolebest.com.au/~carolebe/index.php/across-the-threshold
When: 6-8pm
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lander Street, Darlington

Take4Artists
http://www.kogarah.nsw.gov.au/library-services
When: 5:30-7:30pm
@ Kograh Library –  Kogarah Town Square, Belgrave Street, Kogarah

Centrelink Puts The ‘Poo’ in Poor Art Exhibition
http://www.facebook.com/LitteFireGallery
When: 6-9pm
@ Fire Gallery Aka Little Fish – 22 Enmore Rd, Newtown

REIGN OF ERROR
http://www.firstdraftgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Mehwish Iqbal – The Silent Diaspora
http://www.paperplanegallery.com
http://www.facebook.com/paperplanegallery
When: 6-8pm
@ Paper plane – 727 Darling street, Rozelle

Peter Simpson – Cliffs
http://www.arthousegallery.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Arthouse Gallery – 66 McLachlan Avenue, Sydney

Creatives Uncovered
http://www.tortugastudios.org.au
When: 7pm
@ Tortuga Studios – 31 Princes Highway, St Peters

Genevieve Fricker – Lucky at the Sydney Fringe Festival
Tickets: Wed/Thurs $10 Fri/Sat $15
http://www.goo.gl/SYWcj
When: 7pm
@ The Factory Theatre – 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville,

JOSEPH AND JAMES TAWADROS with MATT McMAHON
TICKETS: $25 adult $20 Concession
http://www.josephtawadros.com
When: 8pm
@ The Red Rattler Theatre – 6 Faversham St, Marrickville

ALARUM
PRICE $26 Full / $20 Concession
TICKETS Online and at the door. Tickets on sale soon!
Show duration 1 hour
http://www.pact.net.au/2012/07/alarum/
When: 8:15pm
@ PACT Theatre – 107 Railway Pde, Newtown

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Thursday 27th September
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Gap Year
Peter Blamey, Mitchel Spider Cumming, Francesca Heinz, Jesse Hogan, Kusum Normoyle, Baden Pailthorpe, Zoe Robertson, Marilyn Schneider, Paul Williams
http://www.artspace.org.au
When: 6-8pm
@ ARTSPACE, Sydney – 43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo

Closing/queer fringe film screening
http://www.2012.sydneyfringe.com/
http://www.facebook.com/SydneyFringeFilmFestival?ref=hl
When: 6pm
@ Dendy Newtown – 261-263 King St, Newtown

Guided Fringe by Bicycle – Bookings essential
http://www.2012.sydneyfringe.com/event/special-events/guided-fringe-bicycle
When: 6pm
@ Start and Finish – Newtown Hub

Caravan Slam for the Sydney Fringe
http://www.facebook.com/caravan.slam
When: 6pm-12am
@ Sly Fox Hotel – 199 Enmore Road, Newton, Sydney

Photography – under the surface
http://www.exposurearts.com.au
When: 6:30pm
@ Exposure Arts and Media – Studio 19, 157 Crown St, Wollongong,

Culture Jam
http://www.soundcloud.com/kidfiction
When: 7-10pm
@ SOLDIERS Rd Gallery – suite 405, no. 342 Elizabeth St Surry Hills

A HUGHESA PALOOZA starring Kabaret Kins Vashti and Christa Hughes
http://www.camelotlounge.com
When: 8-11pm
@ Camelot Lounge Marrickville – 19 Marrickville Rd (Corner Railway Pde), Marrickville

SOS SOIREE: Rocks Farewell & Fundraiser Party!
http://www.pozible.com/andcompany
When: 6-8pm
@ &company – Shop 2.06, 140 George Street, Sydney,

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Friday 28th September
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A Survey exhibition of the art of Victor Gordon
www. victorgordon.com
@ The Orange Regional Gallery

SMALL-large-big-LITTLE
http://www.galleryred.net.au
When: 6–8pm
@ Gallery Red, Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe

Sleepwalking – Polaroids of In-Between Places – Amanda Mason
http://www.CHINAHEIGHTS.COM
http://www.AMANDAMASON.COM.AU
When: 6-9pm
@ CHINA HEIGHTS GALLERY & STUDIOS – Level 3, 16-28 Foster Street, SurryHills

Obsessional- Confessional – Markela Panegyres – Sydney College of Arts
http://www.therockspopup.tumblr.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Level 1, 75.5 George Street, The Rocks

fastBREAK – Cure
COST: $10 – includes filtered coffee, tea and delicious pastries courtesy of Black Star Pastry
Book here
http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/bookings/fastbreak.php
http://www.kodamapixel.com/
http://www.hellosundaymorning.com.au/
http://www.pinkhope.org.au/
http://www.sexaddictionhelp.com.au/about-us/the-oak-centre-2/
http://www.thisplaceisyours.com/
When: 7:45-9am
@ Powerhouse Museum – 500 Harris Street, Ultimo

SMALL large – big LITTLE
http://www.galleryred.com.au
When: 6pm
@ Gallery Red – Shop 11, 131-145, Glebe Point Road, Glebe,

Keith Weesner
http://www.outregallery.com/
http://www.eepurl.com/oJ32z
When: 6-8pm
@ Outre Gallery – Shop 7, 285a Crown Street, Surry Hills

Up in Smoke Tour presented by Daniel Boyd
$20/$15 MCA Members and Concessions
Tickets may be available on the night, $25 at the door
Over 18s only
(booking fees apply)
http://www.mca.com.au
http://www.tickets.mca.com.au/default.aspx?Event=29584
When: 7-11pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

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Saturday 29th September
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Defiance Sculpture Park at The Gate Gallery
http://www.defiancegallery.com
When: 3pm
@ DEFIANCE SCULPTURE PARK AT THE GATE GALLERY – 2480 WOLLOMBI RD, WOLLOMBI

SAMAG’s October Seminar: Building Innovative Arts Partnerships
When: 6pm
@ Australia Council for the Arts, 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills

TIFFANY CALDER KINGSTON – TRUE NATURE
http://www.sohogalleries.net
When: 6-8pm
@ Soho Galleries Sydney – Corner Crown & Cathedral Street, Sydney

FIVE FOOT SQUARE – Matt Bromhead, Grace Burzese, Christian Flynn, Cameron Haas and Jason Kantek
http://www.thehughesgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Ray Hughes Gallery – 270 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills

Luke Sciberras – Lobes and Fissures
http://www.galleryecosse.com.au
When: 4-6pm
@ Gallery Ecosse – Halcyon, Exeter Road, Exeter,

Solid Gold Hell – Sydney Fringe official closing party!
http://www.facebook.com/DocHollidyTakestheShotgun
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tiger-Widow/140277996036123
http://www.factorytheatre.com.au/events/2012/09/29/the-official-sydney-fringe-closing-party
http://www.sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest;jsessionid=8FAF807D388D3D27270EB965A5DA8C3C?eventId=100533833&presenter=AUCENTURY&venue&event
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Radiation-ART-Radiation-SicknessRoss-Radiation/103559779714280
When: 10:30pm-3am
@ The Factory Theatre – 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville

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Sunday 30th September
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DEFIANCE SCULPTURE PARK AT THE GATE GALLERY
Enjoy this unique opportunity to view over 40 outdoor sculptures by Australian and International artists year round at Australia’s premier privately owned commercial sculpture park and gallery
http://www.defiancegallery.com
http://www.thegategallery.com.au
When: 10am-3pm
@ 2480 Wollombi Road, Wollombi

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THINGS OF INTEREST + opportunities for artists
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I.C.A Publishing is accepting submissions for inclusion in the fifth volume of “International Contemporary Artists” art book.
The process of selecting contemporary artists to present their work in “International Contemporary Artists” volume V is nearly over and there are only a few available pages left in the book.
The book presents the latest trends of art all over the world, showing the diversity and individuality of each artist and their unique styles of expression.
All artists who are interested in participating can send 4-5 images of their work (details of the works such as medium, size, title, etc. must also be included) in jpg format and a short statement or essay, no more that 100 words by email.
More information about the book can be found in the following links: http://www.incoartists.com and http://www.incoartists.com/faq.html
If you have any questions about I.C.A Publishing, please contact us.

I.C.A. Publishing
US: 380 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10168, US
EU: Athens Towers, 2-4 Messogion Avenue, Athens 115 27, GR
http://www.incoartists.com

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FISHERS GHOST ART AWARD ENTRIES OPEN NOW!
This year the open award prize has been boosted to a massive $40,000 (previously $20,000). With the addition of a few new catagories the award is bigger than ever and celebrating its 50th birthday.
To enter online and view all the categories go to http://www.fishersghost.com.au/FishersGhost/ArtAward
Entries close September 28 so get in quickly. This year most of the catagories are preselected so you will need to submit an image of your work along with your entry form. You will then be notified as to whether or not you are a finalist. Check the website for details.
@ Campbelltown Arts Centre – 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown, New South Wales

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