OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY – 01/10/2012 – 07/10/2012


What a big week of arts in Sydney!

Click on all the links and images to get further information.

Please check out our ‘In Studio’ interview with Martine Emdur – click on the following link:

http://www.sydneyartgalleriesandartcommunity.wordpress.com/2012/09/28/in-studio-with-martine-emdur

Enjoy your week and make sure you get to some art openings. Get in contact with us with all your arts information.

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Monday 1st October
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Tuesday 2nd October
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Peter Wegner
http://www.australiangalleries.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 15 Roylston Street, Paddington

Nana Ohnesorge – CHANGING COLOURS
http://www.galeriepompom.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Galerie pompom – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life
http://www.2danksstreet.com.au
When: 4-6pm
@ Dominik Mersch Gallery – 2 Danks, Waterloo

Brett McMahon – Platform
Tom Langlands – 1000x smaller
http://www.flindersstreetgallery.com/
When: 6-8pm
@ Flinders Street Gallery – 61 Flinders Street, Sydney

PLAY: Squiggle Collective
http://www.kudosgallery.wordpress.com/
When: 5-7pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington

SKULLDUGGERY’, art exhibition by Ryan Kearins & Justin White
http://www.firegallery.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ FIRE GALLERY – 22 Enmore Road Newtown

THE LIFE EXCHANGE
Di Holdsworth – Circus
http://www.damienmintongallery.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 61-63 Great Buckingham Street, Redfern

For the Love of Bikes’ Annual Bicycle Love Fest
sneak peak of this year’s Bicycle Film Festival, a snapshot of the Sydney Rides Festival, and find out about this year’s WOOP! ride.
We’ll also be hearing about the international Cycle Chic phenomenon and sample some offerings from some of Sydney’s best purveyors of fine cycles.
And of course, there’ll be a slathering of Sydney’s strong-calved and firm-buttocked cyclists galore (admirers also most welcome).
http://www.fortheloveofbikes.blogspot.com/
When: 6pm
@ The Alexandria Hotel – Corner Henderson Rd & Garden St, Alexandria

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Wednesday 3rd October
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EMMA LANGRIDGE
SUSAN BURET
http://www.factory49.blogspot.com
When: 6-8pm
@ At Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville 2204. In the Office Project Space

Living in a Glass House, the latest free public art initiative of aMBUSH Gallery
Comprises the work of fifty contemporary street
http://www.livinginaglasshouse.com/
When: General opening hours.
@ Glasshouse Shopping Centre, 150 Pitt Street Mall (Corner of King Street), Sydney – The Exhibition spans across 3 levels

Liz Davenport – A Life of Colour
http://www.smsa.org.au/events/event/liz-davenport-a-life-of-colour/
When: 12:30-1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Techno Fire
When: 4-7pm
@ Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Rd, Callan Park, Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia 2039

PRINT & STAPLE
http://www.thetate.com.au
When: 6pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Gallery 1: Hold your EFTPOS machine to the sky – Josie Cavallaro
Gallery 2: Possibilities – Michelle Genders
Gallery 3: The 24 Hours Series – Harriet Body
Gallery 4: ROMI! – Romi Graham
http://www.firstdraftgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

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Thursday 4th October
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Gallery 1: PAINTING AS PRESENCE – Maria Gorton, Marisa Purcell & Matthew Allen
Gallery 2: The horizon is a fiction – TIFFANY SHAFRAN
http://www.mop.org.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Mop projects – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Verge Awards (52nd annual University of Sydney Union arts awards)
Up to 100 student artists, writers, and composers presented by the University of Sydney Union as part of the Verge Festival
When: 6pm
@ Verge Gallery – Jane Foss Russell Plaza, The University of Sydney (next to the Wentworth Building on City Road)

Fairlie Kingston – Carvans
http://www.australiangalleries.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Australian Galleries – 24 Glenmore Road, Paddington

ROBERT PULIE – BELIEF IN SUSPENSION
http://www..thecommercialgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ db project – 19 Phelps Street, Surry Hills

GALLERIES 1,2 & 3: The Achala Collective Identities
PLATFORM: Soo Kyung Lee – Traces
http://www.gaffa.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney

Primavera 2012
http://www.mca.com.au
When: 10-5pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

Love, Beauty and Culture in Time.
http://www.beowulfgalleries.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Beowulf Galleries – 23 Queen Street, Woollahra

Ken + Julia Yonetani – ‘Crystal Palace: The
Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations’
http://www.artereal.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle

National Contemporary Jewellery Award
http://www.metalab.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ Metalab – 10B Fitzroy Place, Surry Hills,

James Kerr – I Reach For Her Hand
http://www.chalkhorse.com.au
When: 6-8pm
Chalk-Horse Lacey – 8 Lacey St, Surry Hills

SEA IS FOR CHANGE
Sea is for Change is a group exhibition curated by Toby Gawler and Shanghai Charlies Tattoo Parlour to raise money for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
http://www.wearelofi.com.au/collective/
When: 6pm
@ The Standard – Level 3, 383 Bourke St Surry Hills, Sydney

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Friday 5th October
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The Crossroads of Style’ Art Exhibition
http://www.leekasart.virtualgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ Art Space on The Concourse – 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

Jenny Coopes
http://www.ginkgogallery.com/october-2012/jenny-coopes
When: 6-8pm
@ Ginkgo – 166 St Johns Road, Forest Lodge – Glebe

Turning Around and Looking Back
http://www.thecommericailgallery.com
When: 6-8pm
@ The Commericail – 148 Abercrombie Street, Redfern

Hollie Martin – NEW FORM
WWW.CHINAHEIGHTS.COM
When: 6-9pm
@ CHINA HEIGHTS GALLERY – L3, 16-28 FOSTER ST, SURRY HILLS

SHANE HASEMAN
http://www.55sydenhamrd.com
When: 6pm – Late
@ 55 SYDENHAM RD MARRICKVILLE NSW 2204 AU

The Crossroads of Style
http://www.theconcourse.com.au
When: 6-8pm
@ The Coucourse Chatsowood Art Space – 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

David Kurzydlo – the mourning show
http://www.forsight.com.au
When: 6:30pm
@ Forsight Gallery – 33 Union Street  Cooks Hill

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Saturday 6th October
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NOEL McKENNA – The Piano of my Brother
http://www.darrenknightgallery.com
When: 4-6pm
@ DARREN KNIGHT GALLERY – 840 Elizabeth Street, Waterloo, Sydney

AZIZ ULAS MEMORIAL TRIBUTE
http://www.esprojects.com.au
When: 3-5pm
@ ESP Gallery – 228 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

SNO 87
Nicola Staglich, Belle Blau, Melita oram
http://www.sno.org.au
When 3-6pm
@ SNO – First floor, 175 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

For the love of COFFEE – Curated by Zoe Brand
http://www.studio2017.com.au
http://www.2danksstreet.com.au
http://www.studio2017.wordpress.com/
When: 4-6pm
@ Studio 20/17 – Unit 6b 2 Danks street Waterloo,

Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life – Drinks with the Artists – curated by Megan Fizell
http://www.brendamaygallery.com.au/
When: 6pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Hi, Anxiety!!!
The line up? Dave Thornton…. Tom Ballard… Zoe Coombs Marr and Mel Buttle. Dont miss it.
Tickets: $35 Adult/ $30 Conc.
Call 4645 4100 to book now.
http://www.campbelltownartscentre.com.au
http://www.artscentrecafe.com.au
When: 6pm
@ Campbelltown Arts Centre – 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown

Nic Cassey – Where Are You Going I Just Collected Some Pellets – Album Launch
http://www.facebook.com/lyallmoloneymusic
When: 6:30pm
@ 107 Projects – 107 Redfern Street, Redfern

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Sunday 7th September
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FOOD FIGHT – The Snack Attack Edition
FOOD FIGHT is a yearly collaborative exhibition and accompanying publication produced by Sweets Workshop. Food Fight is all about food – pitting image against text, recipe against illustration, photograph against story. In the ring this year is SNACK ATTACK.
FOOD FIGHT opens on the Summer Hill Neighbourhood Feast day, for the Crave Sydney Food Festival. The festival will be a fun day, come along to experience some of Summer Hill best gourmet delights and to see some amazing new talent.
http://www.sweetsworkshop.com
When: 9am
@ Sweets Workshop – Shop 4, 58-60 Carlton Cres., Summer Hill

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THINGS OF INTEREST + opportunities for artists
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THE ART LIFE POD CAST

http://soundcloud.com/the-art-life/the-art-life-podcast-s2-ep-2

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Call to Artist – 1st Annual Art and Tea Exhibit – Open to All Media

Art and Tea nourish the mind, body and soul. Consider this a project and an exhibit, promoting art and tea in every day life.
Art and tea has been around for centuries bringing people together, offering communication, enjoyment, fulfillment,
therapeutic and medicinal qualities, changing your emotional state, and so much more all over the world.
This exhibit will promote the ancient and contemporary benefits of art and tea together.
Criteria
Simply reference tea through your art and submit. Be apart of this growing project. Any artwork, such as collage,
abstract, typography based work, paintings, jewelry, ceramics and sculpture. As well as installation work are welcome.
We will begin posting accepted images right away. Be one of the first artists to show your artwork in the show!
Fee
$15.00 for up to 3 images of different works. Please add $4.00 for any additional images.
If choosing to email 3 jpgs and website link with all information then please “send money” via PayPal.com to “Gallery@FineArtandTea.com”.
You may mail a check with cd submission as well. Please use the “ATG_SubmissionsForm” below.
Deadline
We will begin posting accepted images right away. October 15th 2013 will be the last day to submit and be apart of the
first Annual Art and Tea Exhibit.
http://theartandteagallery.com/ATG_SubmissionForm.pdf

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SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2013
The 21st annual competition for group exhibition and awards. Open to all artists working in any media this event is devoted to the discovery,
introduction and promotion of emerging artists.
The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media.
All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art,
video, etc. are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 96″ no wider
than 120″. Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36″wide entry door.
Winning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery, April 4 – 28, 2013.
The exhibition will also be displayed on the Limner Gallery web site. There will be a $1000 cash prize awarded to one artist.
One artist will be awarded a two page display in Direct Art Volume #20, Fall 2013 issue. Two artists will be awarded a single page display.
There is a $35.00 entry fee for one to four artworks entered, presentation is by digital JPG image files and/or print reproductions.
There is a $5.00 fee for each additional artwork above four.

If you have questions, email slowart@aol.com
Web: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/ea2013.htm

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PADDINGTON ART PRIZE 2012
Welcome to the PADDINGTON ART PRIZE 2012, a $20,000 acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian Landscape.
This National Prize is now in its ninth year and will be held at

MARY PLACE GALLERY
12 Mary Place(off Brown ST.)
Paddington NSW 2021.

Opening and Prize Presentation
Wednesday 28th November 2012.
Exhibition current until 9th December.

JUDGES
JANIS LANDER ~ Art / Art Writer
JOHN MCDONALD ~ Art Critic
MARGARET WOODWARD ~ Artist

ENTRIES
Artists’ are offered two ways of entering. This year we have replaced the disc entry method with an on line entry which
will make the process simpler and more efficient for artists and organizers. Alternatively entries may be delivered to
International Art Services as per the details below.
ENTRY METHOD 1 : ONLINE
ENTRY: A link to the application and image upload form on this site will be available shortly. payment will be via credit card or Paypal.
CLOSING DATE FOR ONLINE ENTRIES:
Monday 1st October 6pm.
ONLINE ENTRY FORM DOWNLOADABLE FROM THE FILE SITE OF THIS GROUP
SUCCESSFUL ARTISTS WILL BE CONTACTED:
Monday 15th October.
ENTRY METHOD 2 : PAINTING DELIVERY
DELIVERY: of works to International Art Services, 5/55 Kent Road, Mascot NSW Phone 96671077.
Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th of November 2012 between( 10am and 4 30pm )
Web address: http://www.paddingtonartprize.com.au/index.php

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KUDOS AWARD – call for entries
Now in its 11th year, the Kudos Award seeks to recognise, nurture and support innovation and excellence across all disciplines at the UNSW College of Fine Arts.

This year’s judges:
Ron and George Adams (MOP and Pom Pom Gallery Directors)
Lucy Simpson (Indigenous Designer, Creator of Gaawaa Miyay)
Nick Garner (Director and Producer of Dasplatforms)

$1,500 major award from Arc@COFA
+ stacks of highly commended prizes including:
$500 materials from Matisse Derivan
Artist Profile + Art Almanac subscription package
2013 Performance Space membership
MCA New Media Masterclass with Primavera 2012 artist Todd McMillan
Pictorial feature in DasSuperpaper issue 26
and more…
All COFA students working in any medium eligible to enter
Entry is free for Arc members, and Arc membership is free!
Deadline 4pm Wednesday 3 October

Entry form downloadable here
http://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/media/94427/kudosentryform.pdf
Exhibition of selected finalists and Award announced Tuesday 16 October at Kudos Gallery

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