Sydney art galleries, art shows, art exhibitions & art openings 17/06/2013 – 23/06/2013 – Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community

Monday 17th June
Traditional Art and Design‏ – Art Auction
When: 6pm
@ The Woollahra Hotel –  116 Queen Street Woollahra

Firstdraft Depot Studios
When: 12
@ Firstdraft Depot – 13-17 Riley St, Woolloomooloo, Sydney

Picturing Compassion Exhibition
When: 12-6pm
@ Sydney Town Hall – 483 George Street, Sydney

Tuesday 18th June

June 18th Australian galleries
Stewart MacFarlane
When: 6-8pm
@ Australain Galleries – Roylston Street, Paddington

June 18th - pompom

Rue de Belleville – Ron Adams, Rochelle Haley, Nana Ohnesorge, Tara Marynowsky, Jonny Niesche, Megan Walch
When: 6-8pm
@ Galerie Pompom – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Surrender- art exhibition opening
When: 6-8pm
@ Maunsell Wickes – 19 Glenmore Road, Paddington

Wednesday 19th June
Into Thin Air‎
When: 6-8pm
@ Archive Space – 5 Eliza Street, Newtown

Feel & Think – A New Era of Tokyo Fashion
Damien Woolnough, Deputy Editor, Elle Australia
will open the exhibition at 7pm.
When: 6–8 pm
National Art School Gallery – Forbes Street, Darlinghurst.

Amanda Penrose Hart – Manly Somewhere on the Australian Coast
When: 6-8pm
@ King Street Gallery on William – 177 William Street, Darlinghurst

When: 7-10pm
@ District 01 Gallery – 7 Randle Lane, Surry Hills

When: 5:30-7:30pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

When: 7:30pm
@ PACT Sydney – 107 Railway Parade, Erskineville

ART WANK – Presented by Cupco
When: 6pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

+CHASIN’ THE DEMON+ Opening Reception
When: 7-9pm
@ Salerno Gallery – 70 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Thursday 20th June

Gallery 1: Minotaur – Richard Kean
Gallery 2: Big Bang Big Crunch – Luke Strevens – Big Bang Big Crunch
When: 6-8pm
@ Mop Projects –  2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

MCA ON THE ROCKS – Ideas Shaken and Stirred
When: 6-8pm
@ MCAA – Veolia Lecture Theatre

When: 6-9pm
@ Tortuga Studios 31 Princes Highway, St Peters

When: 6-9pm
@ Campbelltown Arts Centre – 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown

Great Gatsby by Pink Pussycat Burlesque
When: 8-10:30pm
@ KingsXwhisper – Bordello Theatre, Level 4, Kings Cross Hotel, 248 William Street Kings Cross

Friday 21st June

Articulate Turns One from Articulate ProjectSpace on Vimeo.


Eclipse (return) – Kate Beckingham, Emma Hamilton, Therese Keogh & Amanda Williams,
When: 6-8pm
@ Articulate project space – 497 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt

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

When: 6-8pm
@ Sarah Cottier Gallery – 23 RoylstonStree, Paddington

Woodfire 2013: in Memory of Janet Mansfield
@ Kerrie Lowe Gallery – 49-51 King street, Newtown

june 21 china  The Blink Of An Eye by Kelly Hammond and Holly Brown

The Blink Of An Eye – Kelly Hammond & Holly Brown‎
When: 6pm
@,  – Level 3, 16-28 Foster Street, Surry Hills

Frances Barrett: The 12-Hour Revolution
When: 8am-8pm
@ Sydney Guild Presents, Level 1, Suite 7, 66 Oxford St Darlinghurst

When: 6-9pm
@ Salmagundi Studios – 49 Bonar Street, Arncliffe, Sydney

Biannual Exhibition
When: 6-10pm
@ aMBUSH Gallery – 4a James Street, Waterloo, Sydney

Saturday 22nd June
When: 6-8pm
@ SOHO Galleries SYDNEY – Corner Crown & Cathedral Streets

When: 3-5pm
@ DELMAR GALLERY – Trinity Grammar School – 144 Victoria Street  Ashfield

Robyn Sweaney – a quiet obsession…. Mrs Violet Frisby
When: 3-5pm
@ SHEFFER GALLERY SYDNEY – 38 Lander Street Darlington


Opened by Leonard Janiszewski Historian & Curator
When: 4-6pm
@ Frances Keevil Gallery – Bay Village  28-34 Cross Street, Double Bay

Join the Dots
When: 5pm
@ 102 Victoria Road, Marrickville

Pop Up Festival
11 days of celebrating culture and diversity in Marrickville. Funded by Marrickville Council.
When: 1-5pm
@ The Red Rattler Theatre – 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville

When:n 4-6pm
@ The Hughes Gallery – 270 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills

Sunday 23rd June

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2014 call for artist submissions
Being held from 7 – 24 March, 2014. In 2013 over 200,000 people attended the exhibition during the
3 week exhibition period and over 65% of indoor and outdoor works sold.

It’d be great if you could broadcast our call for artist submissions through your available channels
(newsletters/ website/ contacts database/ notice boards/ social media).
Submission forms and a Poster can be downloaded by clicking on the following links:

Cottesloe 2014 Artist Application Form:
Cottesloe 2014 Entry Form & Map:
Cottesloe 2014 Call for Artist Submissions Poster:

These documents can also be downloaded from our website:

Please note that the deadline for all submissions is 6pm, Friday 2 August, 2013.

Artist support and subsidies for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2014 will include:
The Town of Cottesloe has approved up to $40,000 in previous years to acquire a sculpture for the Town of Cottesloe Collection, with this arrangement expected to continue in 2014;
Aluminium as a material for some Western Australian artists;
Site specific artist subsidies of a total up to $10,000 to be distributed to eligible selected artists;
The $5,000 Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2014;
The $1,500 Sculpture Inside Curators Award; and
A minimum artist subsidy on income of $1,250 for each Western Australian artist who does not otherwise net over $1,250 in sales, subsidies or prizes from the exhibition.

Artists submitting entries to Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2014 are to please note:
Important changes to previous Application Forms are marked with an asterisk (*);
It can be difficult for the curatorial panel to assess your submission if you do not express your ideas clearly and succinctly with all the requested information; and
Provide supporting material including your CV and images of similar previous works.

The deadline for submissions is 6pm, Friday 2 August, 2013. Please send submissions to:

Sculpture by the Sea
PO Box 300, Surry Hills
NSW 2010 Australia

or submit via – this is a simple to use website which will upload all your files and email it to us in one transfer. Please be sure to include ALL your files in ONE transfer.
If you have any questions regarding the enclosed information please contact Lucy Tesoriero, Exhibition Coordinator, on +(61.2) 8399 0233 or on


The MCA SOCIAL is a fundraising event scheduled for Saturday 20th July, to be hosted by the MCA and the Young Ambassadors. The MCA Young Ambassador Program is a dynamic group of young people (18 – 40) who share the vitality and dynamism of contemporary art and who want to contribute back to the cultural life of the city we live in.
Funds raised on the night are directed towards the MCA Primavera Exhibition, which showcases the creative achievements of talented artists under 35 years old.

Here are some links to more info:


first draft gallery
Firstdraft are now offering artist studio opportunities at The Depot.
There are 4 studios available for a 6-month period:
Available 1 July 2013 – 31 December 2013
Approx. 16.8 sq/m each
$75 + GST per week ($200 bond)
Wood Flooring
Air Conditioning

A shared space between 4 artists with divider walls
Applications Due Monday 17th June.

The Depot is Firstdraft’s primary studio complex in the heart of Woolloomooloo. Firstdraft is implementing a new studio program of long-term residency opportunities, offering large studios that include Wifi, amenities, free car-parking, basic furniture, natural light and air conditioning. Artists have access to a meeting room, courtyard and basic kitchen. These studios are conveniently located, they are: a 10 minute walk to Kings Cross train station; a 5 minute walk to AGNSW; a 10 minute walk to Artspace and a 15 minute bike ride to Redfern. Within a 100 meter radius to the Depot there is Flour & Stone Bakery (just try the Pannacotta Lamingtons), Toby’s Estate, the East Sydney Pub, and the Cook and Phillip Park Leisure Facilities. Shit Damn! What more could you want!?

The Firstdraft Studio’s are subsidised through the generous support of the City of Sydney.



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