Sydney art galleries, art shows, art exhibitions & art openings 03/06/2013 – 09/06/2013 – Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community

The first day of winter is upon us! Cold, wet weather is here…  We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, make sure you support your fellow artist and their shows in the colder months.

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Monday 3rd June
Critical Art Ensemble – WAR CRIMES
When: 6-8pm
@ 55 Sydenham Rd Marrickville NSW 2204 AU

Amplify Festival
When: 9am-6pm
@ AMP – 33 Alfred Street, Sydney

I-Manifest Studio Seminar Day 3: 3D Animation, Visual Effects + Gaming
When: 10am-3pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney,

Design Emergency: Teachers Talk and Networking
When: 5-7pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydne

atyp UTW & Critical Stages Forum: I Want to put on a Show
When: 6pm
@ Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp) – Pier 4/5 Hickson Road, Sydney

I’m Not Creative, But…
When: 7-8:30pm
@ Seymour Centre – Corner City Road and Cleveland Street, Chippendale

Tuesday 4th June

NEW TALENT – recent graduates – Caitlin Casey, Simon Hodgson, Eugenia Ivanissevich, Allison Marie Low
Elizabeth Rankin, Angela Welyczko, Mirra Whale
When: 6-8pm
@ Robin Gibson Gallery – 278 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst Sydney

Symposium: Local Government Roles In Creative Industries and Cultural Tourism
When: 9am-7pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

I-Manifest Studio Seminar Day 4: Design
When: 10am-3pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney


When: 6-8pm
@ Alaska Projects – Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay

MAKE DATA BEAUTIFUL with Jonathan Harris
When: 7-9pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

1ST Tuesday of every months
When: 8-10pm
@ The Beauchamp Hotel – 265-267 Oxford st Darlinghurst (cnr Oxford and South Dowling Street)

Wednesday 5th June
When: 6-8pm
@ Olsen Irwin – 63 Jersey Road, Woollahra

Hyun-Hee Lee: Korean Whispers
When: 6-8pm
@ Artereal Gallery – 747 Darling Street, Rozelle

Francesco Zizola - South Sudan On The Eve Of Independence

Francesco Zizola – South Sudan: On The Eve Of Independence
When: 11am-6pm
@ 10×8 – Level 5/ 56-60 Foster, Surry Hills

Gallery 1: Don’t Look Back – Madeleine Preston
Gallery 2: Whisper and Hunters – Ashleigh Garwood
Gallery 3: Recall – Anna Horne
Gallery 4: Purgatoria – Dylan Quirk and Xiao Ben
When: 6-8pm
@ firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

You’re Du Champ!
When: 6-8pm
@ ARCHIVE Space – 5 Eliza Street, Newtown, Sydney

When: 8-10pm
@ Kings Cross Library, Sydney

NOOR presents an evening with photographer Yuri Kozyrev
When: 9-10pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

Thursday 6th June
When: 6-8pm

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Teppei Kaneuji – There’s something in the air
When: 6-8pm
@ Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery – 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington,

When: 6pm
@ CATC Design School, The Rocks

Meg Hewitt and Paul McDonald
@ Airport North Gallery, Alexandria

When: 6-8pm
@ Queens Street Gallery – 28 Queen Street, Woollahra

June 6th Liverpool street

DANIEL HOLLIER – recordings
When: 6-8pm
@ LIverpool Street Gallery – 243a Liverpool Street, East Sydney

Francesco Zizola ‘South Sudan: On the Eve of Independence’
When: 6pm
@ 10×8 – Level 5/ 56-60 Foster, Surry Hills

Friday 7th June
James Dorahy Gallery is closing down
When: 5-8pm
@ James Dorahy Project Space – Suite 4, Level One, 111 Macleay Street Potts Point, Sydney

IV Portrait
When: 6-8pm
@ China Heights Gallery – Level 3, 16-28 Foster Street, Surry Hills

RYOJI IKEDA - Presented by Carriageworks & ISEA2013

RYOJI IKEDA – Presented by Carriageworks & ISEA2013
When: 8am-6pm
@ Carriageworks – 245 Wilson Street, Sydney

ISEA2013 – International Symposium on Electronic Art
When: 9am-9pm
@ Various venues in Sydney CBD

Zombie Cities Pozible Campaign
When: 7-10pm
@ firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Saturday 8th June
Figure and Form in association with Head On Photo Festival – Nebuli Arts
A collection photographic art examining the tension between form and space
When: 12pm
@ Gallery Lane Cove, Upper Level 164 Longeuville Road, Lane Cove, NSW 2066

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AN IDEAL DESTINATION – Caroline McLean-Foldes & Mim Stirling
When: 3-5pm
@ Arthere Exhibition Space – 126 Regent Street, Redfern

When: 3-5pm
@ Janet Clayton Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Melita Oram
When: 6-8pm
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lander Street, Darlington

Master Class In Reverse: Raspberry Pi
When: 11am-2pm
@ Powerhouse Museum – 500 Harris Street, Ultimo

Nebuli Arts – Figure and Form
When: 12-2pm
@ Gallery Lane Cove – Upper level 164 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

When: 12-7pm
@ Shop 25 The Rocks Center (Rocks Square of Playfair st)

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

When: 7pm
@ Campbelltown Arts Centre – 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown,

William Yang: In Conversation
When: 9-10pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

Sunday 9th June
James Nachtwey: Testimony
When: 2-5pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney,

Digital City 2 – The Digital Layer of the City
When: 4-5:30pm
@ The Museum Of Sydney, Sydney

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities
Sydney Film Festival
From 5-16 June, the Sydney Film Festival’s 60th year will showcase the best in cinema from across Australia and around the world, including features, documentaries, short films, retrospectives, restorations, animation and more.
One of the world’s oldest film festivals, Sydney Film Festival reflects the historic development of the Australian film industry (including the careers of key Australian film creatives). By remaining amazingly consistent through six decades of turbulent social and cultural history, the festival has served as a touchstone for generations and acts as an annual forum for cultural thought and discussion.
The SFF programming team gathers an amazing selection from the world’s great festivals, adding to our finest local productions to create a packed program of more than 250 screenings for event goers.
Highlights also include the twelve films that vie for the Official Competition with a $60,000.00 cash prize based on the decision of a jury of international and Australian filmmakers and industry professionals.


Due Friday 7 June
(deadline extended)
Arc @ COFA and Kudos Gallery cordially invite UNSW College Of Fine Arts (COFA) students and others to submit proposals for exhibitions for end of 2013 and early 2014
We encourage submissions from and across all disciplines from prospective exhibitors and/or curators.
The Gallery Coordinator is at Kudos on Monday through to Wednesday and can be contacted via
Application forms can be found here
or @ the Arc office
and should be sent to

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2013 Award Diary Dates
3rd June 2012 – Receipt of entries (by email or on CD-ROM) at Glen Eira City Council Gallery
16th July 2012 – Notification of pre-selection results.
22nd – 24th August 2012 – Receipt of artworks at Glen Eira City Council Gallery. (For specific drop-off times please see Conditions of Entry)
6th September 2012 – Exhibition opening. Announcement of winners and acquisitions. 6:30pm
22nd September 2012 – Exhibition closing.
23rd – 24th September 2012 – Collection of exhibited works (10am – 5pm). No work will be available for collection, either by artists or their agents, outside these dates unless by appointment with Glen Eira City Council Gallery. You must phone the Gallery and arrange a pickup time in advance.


Hutchins Art Prize
Hutchins Art Prize

The Hutchins Art Prize is a nationally recognised biennial award for works on paper. The award is open to artists working in Australasia and the Pacific rim and offers a first prize of $15,000. The 2013 exhibition will be held at the Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart from 15–27 October 2013.
Entries are NOW OPEN for the Hutchins Art Prize 2013
Entries close 5.00 pm Friday 14 June 2013
Download the entry form or apply online:
You can read about the judging criteria, submissions details and more below.


Rob McNamara Exhibition
Rob McNamara Exhibition
2013 Rob McNamara Exhibition – 9 August to 21 August 2013
righting/writing the direction
Call For Works field invites established and emerging artists of all mediums to explore the theme ‘righting/writing the direction’ and to submit artworks for possible inclusion in the 2013 Rob McNamara Exhibition.

Please note: this theme is designed so that you can respond to either ‘righting the direction’ or ‘writing the direction’ (or both if you’re feeling ambitious!).
field hopes that in working to the theme, artists will embark upon a learning experience, and that the resulting exhibition is a diverse, challenging and enriching experience for its viewers.
The 2013 Rob McNamara Exhibition will run from 9 – 21 August at Collingwood Gallery on Smith Street in Collingwood, Victoria.
How to Enter Entries are due by 5pm on Friday 28 June, 2013.

Please download the Entry Form for full details, including conditions of entry:
2013 RME Entry Form (pdf) –
2013 RME Entry Form (doc) –


Waverley Art Prize
Waverley Art Prize entry forms are now available online or at the School of Arts, Waverley Library and Bondi Pavilion.  The 2013 judges are Melissa Egan, Peter Griffen and Richard Martin. Closing date for entries is 3 June 2013 – get painting!
The Opening Night is Thursday 4 July 2013 when the prizes are announced by the Mayor of Waverley, Cllr Sally Betts. Artworks are exhibited over 4 weeks at the School of Arts then selected finalists are exhibited at Waverley Library.
All commissions from sales and entry fees go to the Waverley Woollahra Art School.
We survey artists and previous entrants for ideas for next year’s competition.


2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Key dates

Call for entries open: 1 May 2013
Entries close: 26 July 2013
Pre-selection: August 2013
Exhibition of finalists: 26 October – 10 November 2013

The judges of the 2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize are Nick Mitzevich (Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia) and Professor Ian Howard (College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales).

Prizes for the 2013 award total $13,000 and include:
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, an acquisitive award of $10,000
The Special Commendation, a non-acquisitive award of $2,000
The Viewers’ Choice, a non-acquisitive award of $1,000

The Arts Awards is an annual community event run by Cancer Council Victoria.

It gives people who have been affected by cancer a way to express their journey creatively through art, literature or film. Anyone can enter – survivors, carers and family members of loved ones lost to cancer, of all ages and artistic abilities.
The theme for 2013 is Balance. Cancer can change the balance of life. It can bring chaos, confusion, a sense of clarity, even a sense of empowerment. Share your insights with us
Now in its 16th year, the awards are one of the only programs of its kind in Australia.
There are nine categories for entry:
Children’s Art (up to 12 years)
Children’s Writing (up to 12 years)
Youth Art (13-17 Years)
Youth Writing (13-17 Years)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Art
Short Story
Visual Art
How to enter:

To enter via post, print the relevant registration form below and send it to the following address:

Cancer Council Victoria Arts Awards
1 Rathdowne St.
Carlton, VIC, 3053



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