Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 12/05/2014 – 18/05/2014

Check out the headon photo festival showing throughout Sydney galleries, click on their website to find out more.


Monday 12th May
Kristian Laemmle-Ruff.  In the Folds of Hills
@ Tap Gallery – 1/278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst, NSW

conductors project

Lottie Consalvo – Can we speak?
When: 9am
@ Conductors Project – St. James & Museum Stations, Sydney

Tuesday 13th May

may 13 olive cotton
Olive Cotton & Sally McInerney – Mother & Daughter: A Conversation
CURATED by Sandy Edwards of Arthere
FEATURED EXHIBITION as part of the 2014 Head On Photo Festival
When: 6 – 8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 583 Elizabeth Street, Redfern (near Cleveland Street, Redfern side)

Wednesday 14th May
Boy Stories – Swedish Photographer Johan Willner
When: 5-7pm
@ Stanley Street Gallery – 1/52-54 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst

Mary Ellen Mark
Lisa Garland
When: 6-8pm
@ Stills Gallery – 36 Gosbell Street, Paddington

Erika Diettes
When:  1-2pm
@ National Art School, Forbes St, Darlinghurst

may 14th Susan Buret

Susan Buret – Pink Flick
When: 6-8pm
@ Factory 49 – 49 Shepherd Street, Marrickville

Photo Moments
When: 6-8pm
@ Art Moment Gallery – 99 Curlewis Street, Bondi Beach

may 14 The tate

Bеселая Kарусель (THE BLITHE CAROUSEL)’ Ania Gareeva
When: 6-8pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

“Everything I Know About The Global Financial Crisis” SYD and UK
@ Giant Dwarf – 199 Cleveland St, Redfern, Sydney,

Thursday 15th May

may 15th Frank Boyle
Frank Boyle – Travels‎
When: 6-8pm
@ Art2Muse 357 New South Head Road Corner Manning Road Double Bay, Sydney

We All Went Walking – Eliya Nikki Cohen
When: 6-9pm
@ The Corner Cooperative – 116 Abercrombie St Chippendale NSW 2008

Mobile Finalists
The Ludlites
When: 5-7pm
@ Depot Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Gallery 1: Pierre Dalpé – Personae
Gallery 2: Tami Xiang Nüwa Reawakening
Gallery 3: Sara Lewkowicz (presented by Alexia Foundation) – Shane and Maggie
Gallery 4: Scott Typaldos Butterflies Chapter 2
Arcade 4: Louise Baker – Substrate
When: 7-9pm
@ Gaffa Gallery – 281 Clarence Stret, CBD, Sydney

may 15 MLS027 - SILK ROAD

جاده ابريشم -Jalal Sepehr, Tahmineh Monzavi & Behnam Sadighi
When: 6-8pm
@ Mils Gallery -15 Randle St, Surry Hills, Sydney

The Blue Space! Poetry Jam verse 4 – verses of sin and virtue!
@ St Peters Town Hall – 39 Unwins Bridge Road, Sydenham, Saint Peters

Ludlites Love Light
When: 6-8pm
@ 2 Danks Street Waterloo, Sydney,

When: 6-8pm
@ Homeat735 – 735 Bourke Street, Redfern,

may 15 the naked and the nude

The Naked and The Nude
When: 6-8pm
@ Black eye gallery – 138 Darlinghurst rd, Darlinghurst,

Friday 16th May

Opening by Dr Michael Hill
When: 6-8pm
@ Studio W – 6 Bourke Street, Woolloomooloo

Possession is 9/10th of the law: Please keep off the grass by Joan Ross
An artist working with contemporary and colonial historical Australian images and iconography, Joan Ross will bring to life
real-size symbols from her recent work with high visibility fluorescent yellow. In a work that combines play with protest, the
picket fence becomes invader.
From 16-18th May
When: 12-5pm
@ MICROPARK: Wimbo Park, Bourke St and Devonshire St, Surry Hills

Calliope’s Nest by Ensemble Offspring
Sydney’s champions of innovative new music, Ensemble Offspring, will create musical objects that are give voice by the
wind alone. These objects become an Aeolian harp (played by the wind) murmuring gently to the birds. To be enjoyed up
close, or at a distance.
From 16-18th May
When: 1-5pm
@ MICROPARK: Cooper St Reserve, Riley St, Surry Hills

Three in the Bush by The Fondue Set
The Fondue Set (Retrospectacle, No Success Like Failure) will create a cycle of solo works to investigate what The Fondue
Set is in 2014: We will dance. Just us. No guests. And babies….maybe a few babies from time to time.
From 16-18th May
When: 1:30-3:30pm
@ MICROPARK: Fred Miller Reserve, Bourke St (Near Phelps St), Surry Hills

1001 Baddies by Justin Shoulder
Justin Shoulder (Day for Night, The River Eats) will transform an adventure playground into a fantastical, interactive
creature using an array of objects, costumes and props. The everyday playground will become an out-of-this world space
where every narrative is possible.
From 16-18th May
When: 12-5pm
@ MICROPARK: Arthur St Park, Arthur St, Surry Hills

My Best Friend by Malcolm Whittaker
A performative walk in memory of beloved but departed pet dogs, inspired by the passing of the Whittaker family’s Winnie.
The lives of these loved and lost animal friends will be honoured through the walking ritual that used to be shared between
the dogs and their humans.
In the lead up, Whittaker will also be collecting stories from those who wish to honour the memory of their dogs– see
Performance Space website for how to be involved.
From 16-18th May
When: 4pm
@ MICROPARK: Ward Park, Devonshire St and Marlborough St, Surry Hills

OBLIQUE – Beata Geyer’s
When: 6-8pm
@ ARTICULATE – 497 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt

Dane Mitchell – Sleep Architecture
Paul Greedy – A Recreation of ‘Music on a Long Thin Wire’
When: 6pm

Billy Blue Graduate Exhibition
When: 6-8pm
@ aMBUSH Gallery – 4A James Street, WATERLOO,

Flights Of Imagination
When: 6-8pm
@ Art Arena Gallery Inc. – down the alley way @ Suite 1, 39A Market St, Wollongong

Saturday 17th May

Robert Hirschmann – Painting, sculpture & drawing
When: 3- 5 pm
@ King Street Gallery on William – 177 William Street, Darlinghurst

Vital Push” Small Sculpture Exhibition
When: 3- 5 pm
@ Regard Gallery and Studio – 372 Wilson Street Darlington

24 hours with Ben Lowy
3 hour sessions over 24hours
When: 9am-8am
@ Head On Photo Festival – 100 Market Street, Sydney, Australia 2026

ABSTRACTION – Group Exhibition of Paintings  & Sculpture
When: 6-8pm
@ SOHO GALLERIES – 104 Cathedral Street, Sydney

Julie Williams_Fire State of Mine Self Portrait CK Gallery, Newtown.

Julie Williams.  Reflections: Fire and Water.
Curated by Sandy Edwards of Arthere
When: 3-6pm /ARTIST TALK Sat 24 May 3pm
@ CK Gallery – Level 1, 204 King Street, Newton

Australian Grand Masters
When: 3-5pm
@ Delmar Gallery – 144 Victoria St, Ashfield

The Mnemonics
www. 6-8pm
When: 6-8pm
@ Bondi Pavilion Gallery – Queen elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach, Bondi

Chris Round
When: 2-4pm
@ X88 Gallery – 88 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale

Tea with the Twins
When: 12-4pm
@ Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre – 1 Powerhouse Road, Casula

Kelly Stewart – Alchemy of assemblage
When: 2-4pm
@ Central Park Living Mall – 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Kubi Vasak ::: KUBISM
When: 4-6pm
@ blank space Gallery – 374 Crown St, Surry Hills

Sunday 18th May
Celluloid Sessions
Get in early and grab tickets online for only $10-
When: 1-11:30pm
@ The Red Rattler Theatre – 6 Faversham St, Marrickville

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities

SINV 2014: Call for entries
Sculpture in the vineyards 2014

Be a part of the largest annual art event in the Lower Hunter attracting over 5,000 visitors each year
Entries Close 4 JULY
Sculpture in the Vineyards is an opportunity for artists of all kinds to showcase their work in one of Australia’s most beautiful wine growing areas.
We are looking for sculptural works that respond to the Wollombi Valley. Its Aboriginal heritage, food and wine present or convict past or comment on nature and the environment in some way. Works can be site-specific, site-responsive or simply well-sited like our big blue friend.



Artist Call Out – 31 Days: Lifeworld
Events: Artist Call Out
Open: 7 May 2014
Deadline: 3 June 2014
Location: Gallery Red, Shop 11, 131-145 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037.
Phone: (02) 9692 0030
Gallery Red is now accepting proposals for its annual feature exhibition 31 Days. This exhibition pays homage to the creative process by providing a structured criteria around which work is created and the developing stages of a body of work can be traced. This year’s theme, Lifeworld is a concept used in philosophy, sociology and anthropology that relates to the background of all human experiences. This year artists are asked to engage with this concept in relation to their proposed body of work.

Deadline: Tuesday 3 June.
Please visit for more information.


pyrmont art prize




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