OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY – 15/10/2012 – 21/10/2012

Empty spaces for the arts, please click on the image below for more details on this project!

Also check out Marisa Purcell at Tim Olsen Gallery & one of our In STudio Artists Sally Higgens at Salerno Gallery

Sally’s interview early this year:

Monday 15th October
The Olive Tree Market Poster Competition & Exhibition
When: 5pm
@ The Junction Public School, Newcastle

Tuesday 16th October
Film Festival – Short film highlights – FILM SCREENING
For one night only, Delmar Gallery will be screening some of the best short films served up at the refreshingly indie Sydney Underground Film Festival.
Don’t miss this chance to catch an invigorating showreel of offbeat drama, quirky animation and compelling documentaries by filmmakers from around the globe.
TICKETS: $5 at the door (cash only).  Doors open 7pm. Unreserved seating.  Ages 15+
When: 7.15-8:30PM
@ Delmar Gallery, 144 Victoria St, Ashfield

CUT & PASTE collage & assemblage
When: 6-8pm
@ Robin Gibson Gallery – 278 Liverpool Street Darlinghurst, Sydney

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott
When: 6-8pm
@ Rex Irwin Art Dealer – First Floor, 38 Queen Street, Woollahra

Peter Boggs – Italy; The Metaphysical Landscape
When: 6-8pm
@ Maunsell Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries – 19 Glenmore Road, Paddington

Shooting Through like a Bondi Tram
When: 12:30-1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Jess Green – Debut solo exhibition
When: 6pm
@ Skunkworks – Fitzroy St, Marrickville

POSTER BOY by Claudia Chan Shaw, Opening Night
When: 6:30pm
@ NG Art Gallery & Mission Restaurant Bar – 3 Little Queen Street, Chippendale

Wednesday 17th October

When: 6-8pm
@ At Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville 2204. In the Office Project Space

When: 6-8pm
@ Tim Olsen Gallery – 63 Jersey Road, Woollahra

When: 4:30-8pm
@ Dedspace Gallery –     Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Rd, Callan Park

When: 6-8pm
@ Richard Martin Art – 98 Holdsworth Street Woollahra

Lane Cove in An Instant/ Goat In A Boat
When: 6-8pm
@ Gallery Lane Cove – Upper Level, 164 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

When: 6-9pm
@ Fire Gallery 22 Enmore Road, Newtown

Max Remy Super Spy
@ Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp) – Pier 4/5 Hickson Road, Sydney

Thursday 18th October

Imants Tillers – Tabula Rasa
When: 6-8pm
@ Roslyn Oxley9 – 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington

le femme – various artists
When: 6-8:30pm
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 3-7 Danks Street, Waterloo

Gallery 1: Corrie Ancone, Sue McGillivray, Rodney Araujo – GROUP SHOW
Gallery 2: Jim Peng – PRESENCE
Gallery 3: Yang-En Hume – REGARDING A MIRROR
Platform: Izumi Montgomery – NOSTALGIC SCENERY
When: 6-8pm
@ Gaffa Gallery – 281 Clarence St, Sydney. (+61) 02 9283 4273

Laura Matthews – GHOSTS
When: 6-8pm
@ GALLERY ALOFT – Shop 2/654 Darling Street Rozelle

When: 6-8pm
@ MARTIN BROWNE CONTEMPORARY – 15 Hampden Street, Paddington

The Third Landscape
When: 6pm
@ Tin Sheds Gallery – 154 City Road, Chippendale

Special Screening of Akira Kurosawa’s 1955, post-war film, I Live in Fear
When: 6-8pm
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay Street, Sydney

Katabasis: Come on Down” – Sal Higgens
When: 6-8pm
@ Salerno Gallery – 70 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

2012 IFSS Student Film Screening
When: 6-9pm
@ Ritz Cinema Randwick – 45 St Pauls St, Randwick

When: 6pm
@ Craft NSW Gallery – 104 George street, The Rocks

Zonk Vision 3.0
When: 6-8pm
@ Lo Fi – 3/383 Bourke Street, Sydney

Mnemosyne Echo –  A Solo Exhibition – Vivienne Linsley
When: 6:30pm
@ Level 1, 123-125 George Street, The Rocks. (Opposite the MCA)

The Blue Space! Poetry Jam with Randall Stephens (VIC)
When: 7pm
@ Petersham Bowling Club – 77 Brighton Street, Petersham

Friday 19th October

Karl Mattas – Captured moments – drawn from life
When: 6-8pm
@ Ginkgo – 166 St Johns Road, Forest Lodge, Glebe

Artists: Alli Sebastian Wolf, Anya McKee, Carolyn Eccles, Elia Bosshard, Felicity
Pickering, Georgia Matters, Jacqui Mills, Kate Brown, Lara Lightfoot, Natalie Rogers,
Paulo Morrison, Raghav Handa, Robin Hungerford and Sean Marcs.
Tickets: $15/12
When: 7pm
@ PACT centre for emerging artists – 107 Railway Parade Erskineville

When: 6:30–8:30pm
@ Pop Goes the Easel (A Pop Up Gallery) – 66 – 67 Beecroft Rd Epping 2121

Elements – Current Works 2012 by Margaret Carey & Kerry Freeman
When: 6–8pm
@ Gallery Red, Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037.

Across The Plains – Mark Alsweiler
When: 6-9pm
@ China Heights – 3, 16-28 Foster Street, Surry Hills

When: 6-10pm
@ Campbelltown Arts Centre – 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown

Fuck You / I Am — Exhibition 1
When: 12pm
@ kind of — gallery – 80 Oxford St, Darlinghurst,

012 BrainArt Exhibition | Life Pleasures & the Brain
When: 5-9pm
@ Verge Gallery – Jane Foss Russell Plaza, City Rd, University of Sydney

Shirlaw: Philistine Havas: Intellectual
When: 6-8pm
@ Peloton Gallery – 78A Campbell Street, Surry Hills

When: 7-10pm
@ Damp Store & Gallery – Shop 4, 31 Brighton Street, Curl Curl

Saturday 20th October
Sculpture Exhibition & Weaving Workshop
Dream Weavers: A Sculpture Exhibition featuring artists from Maningrida Art Centre, NT
(In conjunction with Sculpture by the Sea)
Special Guests: Artists, Lena Yarinkurra & Bob Burruwal to hold Weaving Workshop
Weaving Workshop on Opening Day: 12mday. Cost $30pp. RSVP & Bookings Essential.
(Book early as places fill quickly. Please contact the Gallery)
When: With Brunch 11am-1pm
@ Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery – 31 Lamrock Avenue (cnr Chambers Street) Bondi

Lures of Landscape – Sally Stokes
When: 4-6pm
@ Depot Gallery II – 2 Danks St Waterloo

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

When: 6-8pm
@ Soho Gallery – Cnr Crown & Cathedral Street, Sydney

When: 4-6pm
@ ESP Gallery Marrickville – 228 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

ErkoART Opening Night (18+ event)
When: 6-9pm
@ Erskineville Public School, enter from Bridge Street

Sunday 21st October
Art Show – A Taste of Mamre Art Competition
Judging and announcement of prize winners: Good Food and Wine Festival Oct 21
@ Mamre House – 181 Mamre Road, ORCHARD HILLS 2748

CONDUCTOR PROJECT – The Works of Remnim Alexander Tayco
21/10/12 to 17/11/12
@ St James & Museum Station, Sydney

2012 Sweet As Festival
When: 10am-5pm
@ Casula Powerhouse – 1 Casula Road, Casula

ErkoART Festival Day
When: 10am-3pm
@ Erkskineville Public School, enter via Bridge Street

Marrickville Wild Card Heat – Australian Poetry Slam
When: 2pm
@ Marrickville Festival, War of the Words Stage – Urchin Books, 238 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville

GB presents – THE 4th B’DAY BASH
BUY/GET your Tickets from MOSHTIX $30+bf presale or more from door on night
When: 7pm
@ The Standard – Level 3, 383 Bourke St Surry Hills

THINGS OF INTEREST + opportunities for artists

Art by the Sea prize

1. Photography “My Shire”
2. Painting “Artibald” portrait competition
3. Mixed media “open entries” mixed media
to be, Paint, sketch, photo, sculpture etc.

Great Prizes to be won

Including Gift Vouchers and Art Materials

Art works can be viewed in School Hall at the Fete
Saturday 3rd November 2012.

Fees and Submissions

Children up to age 12 – $5 per piece submitted,
Entries from age 13 and over – $10 per piece submitted. Money accepted or Cheques made payable to the Cronulla South P & C Association.
Entries Close Monday Friday 26th October 2012 and all Art to be delivered to the school office by Tues 30th October 2012. Between 9am & 2pm. Please ensure your Name, Age, Category and all contact details are on the back of each Artworks. Only 2 Entries per person. The school reserves the right to reject any submissions if incomplete or if deemed inappropriate. Cronulla South Public School shall not be held at all responsible for any loss or damage to any artworks submitted. Cronulla South Public School reserves the right to use images of any artworks submitted for the publicity and promotions of the event. Artists may offer exhibited artworks for sale with a donation of 20% of Sale price going to Cronulla South Public School P & C Association.
If Artwork is not for sale please write NOT FOR SALE On back of Artwork and on entry form. Judging will take place Friday 2nd Nov 2012 and the Judges Decision is final.

Age Groups
5 to 8
9 to 12
13 to 18
Adults open age
Enquires call Steve Day 0413 111 118

School Office 121 Ewos Pde Cronulla

All Ages may enter any of the Categories in the competition

The Rocks Pop-up 2012 call for creative partners and organisations

The Rocks Pop-up: an ever-changing mix of creative minds in unconventional and intimate spaces.

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority is inviting NSW based arts and creative organisations to submit proposals for The Rocks Pop-up 2012.

The Rocks Pop-up activates temporarily vacant buildings by providing creative workers with access to affordable space, while a long-term tenant is secured. Premises can be used by participants to create work, showcase design and artwork, and host unique events, such as small-scale performances and screenings.

Creative partners and organisations with a focus on exhibition and collaboration are invited to make a proposal to participate.

Some of the creative minds of The Rocks Pop-up include SafARI, places + spaces Cockatoo Calling Rocks, galleryeight, Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney College of Arts, &Company, Gaffa, Word Travels and many more.

Successful applicants enter into licence agreements to manage the spaces and coordinate use by artists and creative workers under their umbrella.

For more information contact / 0401 713 998 or visit




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