Firstly here are a few competitions for the month of April for you to have look at!
Next the usual weekly update and the things of interest in the arts section at the end of the post.
Have a great week, please facebook or email us with all your arts information, events and competitions, also if you have any specials for our community, please let us know.
Monday 8th April
08/04/13 – 03/05/13
@ Conductors Project – St. James & Museum Stations, Sydney,
Tuesday 9th April
NOthing NEW.sculpture and paintings – GANBOLD LUNDAA (GAWAA)
@ Light Horse gallery – Addison road community centre, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville
Michael Moran – New Work
@ Galerie Pompom – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale
Treesong – Mellissa Read-Devine
@ Breathing Colours – 446 Darling Street, Balmain
Ross McMullin: Farewell Dear People
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney,
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington
MONSTRUUM – THE CREATIVE WORKS OF SCAR – STEVE CARTER & ANTOINETTE RYDYR
@ M2 Gallery – 4/450 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills
@ Butchers Hook – 52 William Street, Paddington
SUDS Rough Cut Night
@ THE HOLME BUILDING, SCIENCE ROAD THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY NSW, Sydney
VENSKE & SPAENLE – THE HOST
@ CONNY DIETZSCHOLD GALLERY – 99 Crown Street, East Sydney
Wednesday 10th April
City Talks 2013
What creative life do you want for Sydney?
FREE and ESSENTIAL and available from Ticketmaster on 136100
@ State Theatre – 49 Market Street, Sydney
The Orange Room
@ Dedspace Gallery – Sydney College of the arts – Rozelle
@ Rex-Livingston PROJECTS – 59 Flinders Street, Surry Hills
LNL @ Customs House: Youth Up Late In The Library
@ Late Night Library – City of Sydney Library, Sydney
Thursday 11th April
Everywhere I have Ever Been – Miso
@ MiCK – 44 Gurner Street, Paddington
Transitions – Mark Bailey
@ GALLERY ALOFT – Shop 2/654 Darling Street Rozelle
A Crossing and a Dream – Photo Exhibition
@ CK Gallery – Level 1/204 king Street, Newtown
Friday 12th April
Showcasing the talents of artists associated with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
@ Gallery Red, Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Road
PARLOUR 27 – NIGHT TIMES WITH ARTISTS
Explore 13 Rooms after dark with our late-night Parlour program, running over two Friday nights in April. Curated by local duo SuperKaleidoscope and presented in association with UTS, the Parlour evenings will see a host of young artists, musicians, speakers and theorists take over Pier 2/3 with a program of events to complement and respond to the exhibition. Live music from FBi DJs, drinks from our pop-up bar on site, and commissioned performances and installations come together to bring the Pier alive in unexpected ways.
@ Pier 2/3 -Hickson Road, WALSH BAY, Sydney
Christine MacKinnon – Ceramic sculpture
Meredith Woolnough – Embroidered Sculpture
@ Kerrie Lowe Gallery – 49-51 King Street, Newtown
GUY MORGAN – A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNSEEN
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery’s (new location), 30 O’Connor Street, Chippendale
KENG-PIN HSU/JOHN WARD KNOX – Low pressure System
When: 6pm-til late
@ 55 Sydenham Rd Marrickville NSW 2204 AU
Celebrating the Spectrum
@ Gallery Red – Shop 11, 131-145, Glebe Point Road, Glebe
MLS012: SHAY (SHAGHAYEGH) MAZLOOM
@ Mils Gallery – 15 Randle Street, Surry Hills,
Saturday 13th April
Donna Bailey, Marco Bok, James Brickwood, Raul Canibano, Stephen Dupont,
Rennie Ellis, Andrew Quilty, Alexia Sinclair
@ 10×8 – Level 5 / 56-60 Foster Street, Surry Hills
In Conversation: Claudia Chan Shaw
@ Waterloo Library
STEPHEN BRADLEY – She Dreams of Liberation an exhibition & book launch
@ Depot II gallery – 2 Dank Street, Waterloo
13 ROOMS SALON
13 Themes for 13 Rooms, presented in collaboration with The School of The Arts and Media, UNSW & The Experimental Humanities project, features thirteen pithy and dynamic responses to the exhibition, one per room.
These varied distillations are aimed at diverse audiences, both within and beyond the arts community. Presenters on the day include artists Fiona McGregor, Clare Grant and Giles Thackway; academics Edward Scheer, Ian Maxwell and Caroline Wake; and arts professionals such as Victoria Lynn, Chris McAuliffe, Nina Miall (Carriageworks) and Bec Dean (Performance Space), among others.
The ‘Salon’ provides the opportunity to engage with 13 Rooms in a more in-depth way, shedding light on particular works in creative and unusual ways. Forget the usual symposium format, and expect the unexpected at this celebration of 13 Rooms.
To Book: Go to this link – FREE
@ Pier 2/3 – Hickson Road, WALSH BAY, Sydney,
Lucinda Clutterbuck, Linda Brescia, Anne Bentley, Megan Yeo
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lander Street, Darlington
LAUNCH of10 and Rachel Park’s exhibition opening
@ ACCELERATOR Gallery – 6 Scott Street, Pyrmont
Sunday 14th April
LOCAL EYES & BEAR in MIND
@ The Picture House Gallery & Bookshop – 82 Yass Street, Gunning
Lukos Hey New Landscape Paintings
@ Lou Jacks Cafe – 420 King Street, Newtown
The Easter Show Uncut
@ The Standard – Level 3, 383 Bourke Street, Surry Hills,
THINGS OF INTEREST + opportunities for artists
DOWNLOAD A PROPOSAL FORM HERE!
ATVPs newly appointed team of Co-Directors are looking for new and emerging art talent to nurture through its program in 2013 and beyond.
Under its Spotlight on Local and Emerging Artists (SoLEA) program, ATVP supports and nurtures emerging artists and artistic practices that demonstrate an ongoing high degree of promise in not only their creative abilities but also through their attitudes and ambitions towards professional development.
Artists who fit this brief and enter into a sustained working relationship with the gallery, through regular participation in group exhibitions and creative programs are eligible to be awarded fully subsidised solo exhibitions with ATVP in future annual programs.
Get your foot in the door and be in the right place at the right time!
SHOW US YOUR BITS & PIECES!
Proposals are open to artists, working in any mediums, who are in the first 5 years of their professional practice, including near and recent graduate artists from tertiary art institutions.
Propose up to 5 artworks per artist, an exhibition fee of $100 per artist will apply to each artist selected.
Proposals due Tuesday 2 April 6pm. (EXTENDED)
DOWNLOAD A PROPOSAL FORM HERE!
FURTHER INFORMATION HERE!
Email completed proposals forms to email@example.com
ATVP’s Spotlight on Local & Emerging Artists program is supported by The Visual Arts and Craft Strategy and the NSW Government through Arts NSW.
At The Vanishing Point – Contemporary Art Inc.
565 King Street Newtown NSW 2042
(02) 9519 2340
0430 083 364
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 10am-6pm
FREE ENTRY, ALL WELCOME
CHIPPENDALE NEW WORLD ART PRIZE
Embracing Art, Renewal and Cultural Transformation
Less than 2 weeks to get those applications in! The deadline is Tuesday 16th April and we are excited about the quality of the entries.
APPLY ONLINE NOW!
In an exciting collaboration between Red Gate Residency and the Chippendale New World Art Prize, a particularly inspiring opportunity for emerging artists of all ages will see this year’s winner walk away with a $10,000 residency grant with Red Gate Residency in Beijing, China for 3 months beginning July – September 2013.
Chippendale will come alive on Tuesday 30th April with the exhibition of finalists works across 6 galleries in the precinct. Kaleidoscope Gallery, X88 Gallery, NG Art Gallery, NG Art Pop Up Gallery, Central Park Display Pavilion and Frasers Studio.
The Judges of the Chippendale New World Art Prize will be Director of the National Arts School, Professor Anita Taylor; Dean of Sydney College of the Arts, Professor Colin Rhodes; Head of Design at UTS, Dr. Lawrence Wallen, and Director and Curator of NG Art Gallery and Beams Festival Director, Nicky Ginsberg.
Download the creative brief
ALL MEDIUMS ACCEPTED
The Prize encourages entry in all mediums of art including new technologies. This includes, but is not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, 3D modeling, animation, digital imaging, film, video, interactive media, motion graphics, light and sound.
Submissions by Tuesday 16 April 2013.
Successful applicants notified by Tuesday 23 April 2013.
Successful applicants works to be installed on Sunday 28 April & Monday 29 April 2013.
Winners announced on Tuesday 30 April 2013.
1. A photograph of the artwork or a concept outline;
2. Your resume up to a maximum of 2 printed A4 pages
3. In the case you are submitting a concept, please provide up to 6 (low-resolution/ 72 dpi) images/photographs of previous similar artworks and/or concepts to support the assessment of the submission.
There is an entry fee of $30.00. Payment details are to be supplied on the entry form.
Chippendale New World Art Prize
c/o NG Art Gallery
3 little queen street
phone: (02) 9318 2992
DedSpace Wants You!
Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Rd, Callan Park, Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia 2039
Dear all SCA Citizens!
DedSpace Gallery is looking for new Directors and Committee Members for 2013!
Although there are already some interest in these positions, we are looking for further contributors to this amazing experimental and creative space at our disposal.
So if you are interested in participating in SCA campus life and want to be part of operations of this amazing space, come along to the SCASS Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 10th April 2013. (Location to Be Confirmed – Usually in Tending Garden or Undergraduate Student Common Room).
At the AGM, all those interested in the positions available at SCASS can put their hand up and be democratically elected by their peers.
Best part is that there is NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! You learn on the job and previous directors will assist you if you need help!
This is one of the best ways to gain the experience necessary for future participation in the art community!
DedSpace Positions Available:
Co-Directors (Max 3 People)
This is a team position and the responsibilities are shared among the chosen directors.
Some tasks include:
– Exhibition call outs & Schedualing
– Dealing with Exhibiting Artists and/or Curators
– Managing DedSpace Email
– Managing Facebook Page & Event Invites
– Managing and updating DedSpace Blog & twitter acconts
– Dealing with existing and potential gallery sponsors
– All promotion and coordination of the space for smooth operation.
– AND MORE!!!!
Committee Member (No Limit)
We like to call these the minions at the disposal of directors!
Responsibilities May Include:
– Setting up Drinks and Snacks for openings
– Manning the desk at openings – Usually done on a rotating roster
– Assisting exhibiting artists with installations
– Assisting Directors with painting and maintenance of space
– Enjoying a great night at every opening!
What is DedSpace you ask?
DedSpace Gallery is a student-run, not-for-profit gallery located in building 15 of Sydney College of the Arts (SCA). It is made possible with funding from University of Sydney Union (USU) and Sydney College of the Arts Student Society (SCASS), both of which are directly funded by ACCESS program membership.
We aim to provide a venue for students to exhibit their work and to gain professional experience to further assist them for a future outside of the university setting. We also intend to foster the student experience by providing a space that encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and critical discussion.
We look forward to seeing you at the SCASS AGM on 10th April 2013!
Holiday Art Workshops – Making Art Makes Me
April 15 at 10:00am until April 26 at 12:00pm
Mon – Friday April School holidays 15-19 & 22-26 April 13
Making Art Makes Me 10-12 each day $30 per workshop
Culture at Work
6-8 Scott Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales