Sydney art galleries, art shows, art exhibitions & art openings 30/09/2013 – 06/10/2013 – Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community

October is here!! Already! Now that is what I call crazy, I was sure it was still March and there was plenty of 2013 studio time left.

Well, we’ll just have to use these next few months wisely.

Monday 30th September
Cultural Tourism: Making the Map
Admission Free (SAMAG members)
$10 (non-members) $5 students.
When: 6pm
@ Australia Council for the Arts – 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills


Portraiture: an Art Exhibition
When: 7:30pm
@ Mars Hill Cafe – 331 Church Street, Parramatta

Tuesday 1st October
TITLES – Stella Rosa Mcdonald
When: 5-7pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington, Sydney

WordinHand – Glebe Heat of the Australian Poetry Slam
When: 7:30-10:30pm
@ The Friend In Hand Hotel Glebe – 58 Cowper Street, Glebe

Wednesday 2nd October
When: 6-8pm
@ Tap Gallery –  45 Burton Street, Darlinghurst

Vicky Browne – New Sound Works
When: 6-8pm
@  2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Modern Aboriginal Art
When: 5:30-8pm
@ Wentworth Galleries – Sofitel Wentworth Foyer Level – 61-101 Phillip Street

SUGAR, SUGAR, curated by Megan Fizell
SUGAR, SUGAR, curated by Megan Fizell
Ingrid Haydon – The Studio and Other Spaces
Public · By Brenda May Gallery
When: 5:30-7:30pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Ginni Quinn – Somewhere Friendly
When: 6-8pm
@ SHEFFER GALLERY SYDNEY – 38 Lander Street Darlington

Gallery 1 & 2: Material Rites – Sophie Clague, Daniel Connell, Gillian Lavery, Tom Mason, Lisa Sammut, Jack Stahel, Angela Welyczko
When: 6-8pm
@ MOP projects – 2/39 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Horsepower – Fiona and Judy Trick‏
When: 6-8pm
@ Gobal Gallery – 5 Comber Street, Paddington

White Lies #2 – GROUP SHOW
When: 6pm
@ Platform72 – 72 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

Impressions and Connections
When: 6-8pm
@ Centrehouse Lane Cove – 164 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
flip flop
Flip-Flop – Mike Hewson and Giles Take-away
When: 6-8pm
@ Alaska Projects – Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road,

P R I N T – & – S T A P L E – 2 0 1 3 Night Fair & Exhibition
When: 6pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Dirty Little Secrets
PLATFORM72 presents Dirty Little Secrets in the Oxford Art Factory Art Bar. Showcasing the collaborative work of over 30 creatives
When: 8pm
@ OXFORD ART FACTORY – Basement, 38-46 Oxford St, Sydney

Thursday 3rd October
Marise Maas – Everyday Worries and scenarios
When: 6-8pm
@ Mick – 44 Gurner Street, Paddington

NSW Visual Arts Fellowship for Emerging Artists
When: 6-8pm
@ Art Space – 43 – 51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo

Gallery 1: Megan Jones – Sila in flux
Gallery 2: Group show – Erotophilia
Gallery 3: Ingrid Dernée – Tenderness
Gallery 4: Greenpeace – The Definite Probability…
When: 6-8pm
@ Gaffa Gallery – 281 Clarence Street, CBD, Sydney

NSW Visual Arts Fellowship for Emerging Artists
When: 6-8pm
@ Artspace Visual Arts Centre – 43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo

Draw – Emma Fielden
When: 6pm
@ 10b Fitzroy Place Surry Hills

Friday 4th October

Unready-Made - Chidzey.
Unready-Made – Chidzey.
When: 6-8pm
@ Gallery Red – Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe

Greetings from Silverside
When: 6.30-10.30pm
@ Newsagency Gallery – 332 Stanmore Road, Petersham

Figure in Isolation
When: 6-9pm
@ Balmain Watch House Gallery – 179 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney

When: 6-9pm
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 30 O’Connor Street Chippendale,

Saturday 5th October
Symposium: Conceptual art and the matter of painting
Speakers: Keith Broadfoot, Shane Haseman, Andrew McNamara
Cost: Free
RSVP: 02 9352 6883,
When: 2-4pm
@ University Art Gallery, War Memorial Arch, The Quadrangle, University of Sydney

SNO 98 – Karin Letta, Richard Vella
When: 3-6pm
@ SNO – fisrt floor, 175 Marrickville road, Marrickville

Symposium: Conceptual Art and the Matter of Painting
RSVP: (02) 9351 6883 or
When: 2-4pm
@ University Art Gallery, War Memorial Arch, The Quadrangle, The University of Sydney

Kensuke Todo - Two elements
Kensuke Todo – Two elements
When: 2-4pm
@ King Street Gallery on William – 177 William Street, Darlinghurst

P R I N T – & – S T A P L E – 2 0 1 3 ZINE FAIR
When: 10:30am
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

ALASKA turns 2
World’s Only Issue 3 Launch
When: 4-6pm
@ Alaska Projects – Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road, E

Open Day – Parramatta Artists Studios
When: 10am-4pm
@ Parramatta Artists Studios – Level 1 & 2, 68 Macquarie St, Parramatta

Sunday 6th October

Fifi Howls from Happiness
When: 3:00pm
@ Chauvel Cinema – Oxford Street, Paddington – (02) 9361 5398

Electrofringe 2013 TiNA Showcase
New media and electronic art projects
When: 10am-6pm
@ Hunter Street TAFE, 590-608 Hunter Street, Newcastle

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities
Inviting artists to submit artwork for the Exhibition
Known -Unknown.
Only $10 /work to enter.
Deliver work by Monday 30th September
Gallery hours are 12-6pm daily.
All are ivited for drinks with the artists Wednesday

Call to Photographers – Public Art Commission
Gallery Lane Cove would like to invite you to submit work for a Public Art Commission in Lane Cove. This is an opportunity for photographers to get exposure for their work in the public domain. In collaboration with the VOCE-N-ALE festival of Vocal Art, Communication and Expression, we ask photographers to respond to the theme “Art and Language”.
The photographer selected will be offered an exhibition, which will hang in the outdoor forecourt, outside Gallery Lane Cove, which will engage the local community in the visual language of photography and reflect on the above theme.
The winning photographer will have their body of work printed on 12 outdoor canvas panels to, and includes approximately 12 -13 images. Images need to be ready for printing Monday 14th October. A fee of $2000 will be paid to the photographer for their images. Please email all submissions to by the 1st October 2013.
Submissions must include : 3-5 images of your work  – CV (with contact details) /A brief statement about your art practice – Outline of your proposed body of work for exhibition
Gallery Lane Cove is a new community gallery provided by Lane Cove Council and managed by Centrehouse Arts Centre. For more information go to

5th Annual Belle Arti Prize 2013 entries open from 1st October
When: Entries open 1st October.
All entrants will receive a free stretched linen canvas
A $5000 National acquisitive prize
All registered entries will be hung and invited to the Belle Arti Prize exhibition and opening celebration
When: Grab your Belle Arti Prize entry canvas from participating stores or order your Belle Arti Prize entry canvas online from the 1st October..
Cost: $50 entry fee. Shipping & handling fee of $20 if ordering your canvas online.
Entrants can only collect or order their canvases from 1 October 2013
To find out where you can collect your canvas and for further details they can be found at –
Alternatively phone 03 94170500



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