Sydney art galleries, art shows, art exhibitions & art openings 26/08/2013 – 01/09/2013 – Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community

We would like to support three of the artists that have been a part of our “INSTUDIO’ interviews

Check out gamba gamba at the tate gallery, officially opened by Her Excellency Governor of New south Wales Marie Bashir. gamba gamba is stories from HopeVale, remote Cape York curated by Joel Dickens.

There is also Martine Emdur’s solo show at OlsenIrwin Gallery and Remnim Alexander Tayco showing with Conductors project at St James and Musuem stations.


Monday 26th August

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Remnim Alexander Tayco
When: 9am
@ Conductors Project – St. James & Museum Stations Sydney

Tuesday 27th August
Charles Dennington – Double, Time. Climb
When: 6-8pm
@ galerie pompom – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale


When: 6-8pm
@ CONNY DIETZSCHOLD GALLERY – 99 Crown Street, East Sydney

Movement of Leaves – A L Washington
When: 6-8pm
@ TAP Gallery, 25 Burton St Darlinghurst

Night Studies: Seeing Home
When: 6-8pm
@ Salerno Gallery – 70 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

When: 6-8pm
@ Depot Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

When: 5-7pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington

Hobart Hughes – Evolution Of Desire To The Age Of Mechanical Reproduction
When: 6-8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 583 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

2013 John Fries Memorial Prize Finalists Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ Gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney

Caravan Slam August Edition
When: 7pm
@ Mr Falcon’s – 92 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe

Wednesday 28th August

gamba gamba – Stories from HopeVale, remote Cape York.
Curated by Joel Dickens
Officially opened by Her Excellency Governor of New south Wales Marie Bashir
When: 6-9pm
@ The Tate Gallery at the toxeth – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Jane Lennon, Silas Clifford-Smith, Julian Wrigley – Paper Mates
When: 6-8pm
@ SHEFFER GALLERY SYDNEY – 38 Lander Street Darlington


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

Lisa Sammut
@ Archive – 5 Eliza Street, Newtown

Colin Pennock – The Last Place to Look‎
When: 6-8pm
@ Arthouse Gallery – 66 McLachlan Avenue, Rushcutters Bay

Brings together the students of NAS, SCA and COFA.
The theme is Bermuda Triangle
COFA kids – purchase your tickets from the Arc@Cofa office
NAS kids- purchase your tickets from your student representatives
SCA kids- purchase your tickets from your SCASS reps
When: 8pm
@ FBi Social – Level 2, 248 William Street, Sydney

Thursday 29th August
1000 LEAVES – Parish Stapleton
When: 7—9.30pm
@ Superintendents Cottage, Paddington Gates, Centennial Park – Corner Parkes Dr & Oxford St, Paddington

Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 Years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing and The Dobell Legacy
When: 6-8pm
@ NAS Gallery – National Art Gallery, Corner of Forebes and Burton Streets, Darlinghurst

Timothy Paul Myers – From Parts and Pieces
When: 6-8pm
@ Mick Gallery – 44 Gurner Street Paddington

Oil on canvas 67 x 77cm

AUDI, VIDE, TACE – Steven Harvey
When: 6-8pm
@ Liverpool Street Gallery – 243a Liverpool Street, East Sydney

MLS0167: Joe Wilson – Studio
When: 6-8pm
@ Mils Gallery – 15 Randle St, Surry Hills

When: 6pm
@ 4A James Street, WATERLOO

When: 6-9pm
@ The Beresford Hotel – 354 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

When: 6-8pm
@ 80 Oxford street, Darlinghurst

When: 6pm
@ Dna Projects | Contemporary Art – 3 Blackfriars Street, Chippendale, Sydney

Heroes and Zeros
When: 6pm
@ Charles Hewitt Gallery, 48A – 54 Chapel Street, Marrickville

Friday 30th August
Robin Lawrence Lawrence
When: 6-8pm
@ GINKGO – 166 St Johns Road, Forest Lodge, Glebe

2 Danks Street Award for Contemporary Art Criticism
@ 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

The Woman who Married the Mountain
Preview of Jumaadi’s work for the Moscow Biennale
When: 5:45PM
@ Watters Gallery – 109 Riley Street, Darlinghurst

Mikaela Danielle Fitzgerald
When: 6-8pm
@ St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney

Alex Seton Roughing Out
Hiromi Hotel Moon Jellies
When: 6-8pm
@ Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre – 782 Kingsway, Gymea

Serve the People
When: 6:30-9:30pm
@ White Rabbit Gallery – 30 Balfour Street (Corner of Wellington St and Balfour St), Chippendale

Saturday 31st August

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Adrian Lockhart
When: 5-7pm
@ Frances Keevil Gallery – Bay Village – 28-34 CRoss street, Double Bay

RACHEL FAIRFAX – Gallipoli and Beyond
When: 3-5pm
@ Stella Downer Fine Art – Dealer Consultant & Valuer – 2 Danks Street Waterloo

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

Willoughby Sculpture Prize—culture/willoughby-sculpture-prize-2013/
When: 3pm
@ Incinerator Art Space – 2 Small Street, Willoughby

Sunday 1st September
MUSICAL ALASKA no. 11: /volta collective\ time without light
When: 5pm
@ Alaska Projects – Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities

Artist Call Out 2014
19th October 2013
Deadline: 5pm 18th October 2013
@ Gallery Red, Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037.

Phone: (02) 9692 0030

Gallery Red is now accepting proposal for 2014 exhibitions.
Exhibition proposals are invited from individuals and groups, artists and curators across all disciplines. Please download the application from our website
All enquiries call 029692 0030 or email



PLATFORM72 is calling for expressions of interest from artists to install artworks and/or performance art at the Oxford Art Factory for Art & About 2013 (20 September to 20 October 2013).
Are you a painter, sculptor, installation artist, performance artist, VJ, DJ work in new media, film or projection? We want you to think BIG & out of the box! You can perform or install a work you have already developed or send us an idea for what you will create. Browse the event album for images of the spaces on offer. The Cube is also available throughout.!artist-call-outs/cpmd

Deadline: 30 August 2013
Selected artists will be invited to meet at OAF on Wednesday 4th September to discuss their projects and to collaborate with other artists.

Send to:
Works to be considered for a specific space within OAF – please see attached for available spaces.
Single PDF file or CD/DVD to include:
• Images (300 dpi) + title, medium, dimensions, year
• Artist statement (max 500 words)
• CV (max one page)
Budget: A small budget or sponsorship of materials may be available so please indicate requirements.
All media and formats encouraged.
The theme for this years Art & About is Private Lives – Public Spaces. PLATFORM72 will be curating artworks & performance nights at OAF which explore the idea of Dirty Little Secrets, a public confessional. We are looking for artworks & performances that address this theme in a wide array of mediums and ideas. We are encouraging the creation of an immersive environment throughout the Gallery Bar.
In conjunction with East Sydney Creative & the City of Sydney we will be hosting events on Wednesday nights for the public to engage with your artworks. We are looking for artists, performers, VJ’s & DJ’s to collaborate on these nights. These will be promoted heavily through the City of Sydney and Art & About.
Performance/Event nights available:
Wednesday 25th September
Wednesday 2nd October
Wednesday 9th October
Wednesday 16th October
Installation of works will be from Sunday 15th September to Thursday 19th September from 9am to 5pm
The public will be able to see your artworks throughout the month of Art & About. Artworks will need to be dismantled on Sunday 20th October.
Artists are encouraged to visit the Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar to check out the spaces available. It is open Wednesday to Sunday from 8pm and is free entry.


2013 SCA Open Day
2013 SCA Open Day
When: 10am-4pm
The University of Sydney’s school of contemporary art, SCA, invites you to attend Open Day on Saturday 31 August, from 10am to 4pm
The Open Day is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet our staff, visit our extensive studio and workshop facilities, and find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
You can also find out about the new Bachelor of Visual Arts, a degree that will prepare you to succeed as a practising artist or in a range of creative careers, and become an expert in developing artistic and creative responses to the big issues driving contemporary society.
Taught by practising artists, this hands-on degree will give you skills in a range of media and the opportunity to broaden your education through electives on offer across the university.
You can specialise in painting, photomedia, printmedia, screen arts, sculpture, jewellery and object, all underpinned by vigorous theory and critical studies. And with a unique part-time pathway, studying visual arts is now even more possible.
All day events at the Open Day include the Portfolio Development Drop-In Centre, the Camouflage Cultures exhibition, tours of the campus, film screenings, talks about the new Bachelor of Visual Arts, parents’ seminars, demonstrations, workshops, entertainment, plus much more…
For more detailed information, please visit the SCA website:


2013 Rah Collective Book Submissions

This year we are taking submissions in 2 streams!

Illustration / 2D
drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic design or anything else you think fits here.

anything that needs to be photographed, analogue or digital, sculpture, jewellery or anything else that fits here.
Submissions are due by July 30 2013, and can be submitted via email. Check for all the details



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