Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 28/07/2014 – 03/08/2014

The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize has encouraged both excellence and creativity in contemporary Australian portraiture for the past 26 years. Currently with an annual first prize of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, the Prize is an important part of Australia’s Arts calendar. The Prize is acquisitive and the winning portrait immediately becomes the property of the Moran Arts Foundation, to be exhibited permanently as part of the Moran Arts Foundation Collection.

2014 Closing Date: Friday 15th August at 4pm.

Prize Money

Winner: $150,000
All Finalists: $1,000

Monday 28th July

Artistic Vibrancy and Community Relevance
Admission: Free (SAMAG members) RSVP here or via email
Non-members $12, students: $6 via pre-payment*
When: 6—8pm
@ The Australia Council for the Arts – 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hils

Land of Swords Unofficial opening
When: 7pm
@ Mars Hill Cafe – 331 Church Street, Parramatta,

Tuesday 29th July
When: 6:30pm
@ Verge Gallery – Jane Foss Russell Plaza, City Road, The University of Sydney 2006

July 29 Flinders street

China de la Vega – Bombo
When: 6-8pm
@ Flinders Street Gallery – 61 Flinders Street, Surry Hills

July 29 Damien Minton Gallery

Joel Beerden | New Work
When: 6-8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery – 583 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Neil Taylor – Winter Harvest
When: 6-8pm
@ Wagner Gallery – 39 Gurner Street, Paddington

Wednesday 30th July
MIA OATLEY – Night Queen
When: 6-8pm
@ NG Art Gallery – 3 Little Queen Street, Chippendale

july 31st - Gallery 9

Belem Lett’s
When: 6-8pm
@ Gallery 9 – 9 Darley Street, Darlinghurst

A group exhibition that comments on the intricate web of relationships essential to community, featuring Sydney University Students and Alumni.
When: 6pm
@ Verge Gallery – Jane Foss Russell Plaza, City Road, The University of Sydney 2006

When: 6-8pm
@ Defiance Gallery – 47 Enmore Road, Newtown

The ACCREDITED – Young Henrys
When: 6-8pm
@ 10×8 – Level 3, Central Park, 28 Broadway, Sydney,

The Nocturne 528 – Michele Morcos
When: 6-8pm
@ Chrissie Cotter Gallery – Pidcock Strret, Sydney, Australia 2050

Arts Parra Talks
When: 6-8pm
@ Parramatta Artists Studios – Level 1 & 2, 68 Macquarie St, Parramatta,

Thursday 31st July
George Gittoes
When: 6-8pm
@ Art Equity – Level 1, 66 King Street, Sydney

july 31st chalkhorse

Daniel Hollier: Echo Solar Series
Alice Couttoupes: Eponymic Emperialisms‏
When: 6-8pm
@ Chalk Horse – Lower Ground 171 William Street, Darlinghurst

Erotic Fan Fiction: True Stories Editionz
When: 8pm
@ Giant Dwarf -199 Cleveland St, Redfern, Sydney,

When: 5:30-8:30pm
@ 69 John st,  Leichhardt

Friday 1st August
Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro – Venereal Architecture
TV Moore – # E N Y A
When: 6-8pm
@ Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery – 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington


Fox Tales
When: 6pm
@ Kerrie Lowe Gallery – 41-51 King Street, Newtown

Sound Thinking – Gary Warner, Ian Andrews and Liam Crowley,
Curated by Libby Elisabeth Warren
When: 6-8pm
@ Articulate project space – 497 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt

Selection of artists that use text in their work.
When: 6-8pm
@ Studio W – 6 Bourke Street, Woolloomooloo

When: 6-8pm
@ SCA Galleries – Sydney College of the Arts / University of Sydney, Balmain Road, Rozelle

When: 7pm-1am
@ Easy Tiger – Basement – 106 Oxford St Paddington,

Saturday 2nd August
Amanda Hale presents Gone to Earth
Rachel Carroll presents In Search of Water
Lisa Woolfe presents Ficus Macrophylla
When: 4-6pm
@ Depot 2 Gallery – 2 Dank Street, Waterloo

On the Hop
When: 4pm
@ The Watch House – 179 Darling Street, Balmain.

When: 2-4pm
@ OLSEN IRWIN – 63 Jersey Road, Woollahra

Tectonic effect –  Penny Coss
When: 3-5pm
@ Spot81 – 81 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale, Sydney

Engage Artist Talks
When: 1-5pm
@ M Contemporary 37 Ocean Street, Sydney

The REAL REFUSE – works not selected for the ARCHIBALD, WYNNE & SULMAN
When: 5pm
@ Tap Gallery Sydney – 45 Burton Street, Darlinghurst

TEES at Freda’s
When: 6pm
@ Freda’s – 107-109 Regent Street, Chippendale

The Dispensary Launch
When: 6-9pm
@ The dispensary – 705 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt

Sunday 3rd August
StirrUp Gallery Steering Committee
When: 3pm
@ Addison Road – Community Centre – 142 Addison Road MARRICKVILLE, Sydney

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities

Plein Air Landscape Artist Workshop
Associated Women in the Arts, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
October 11 – 15th
See You in the Bayou!
Plein Air – Landscaping Artist Workshop
Sat, October 11, 9:30 AM CDT
Baton Rouge
Charlotte Wharton + 2 others going

Call Out: Become a neighbour

495 Parramatta Rd, the adjoining space to Articulate of 270 m2  is available for lease.

Description: Open plan layout with separate kitchen and meeting area. Lockup garage. Full bathroom facilities. Concrete floor, and a wide glass frontage. It has the advantage of exposure to thousands of vehicular traffic daily on Parramatta Rd and a quiet residential street with café at the rear. Front and rear access. Free parking in neighbouring streets, and on Parramatta outside peak hours. Under cover area for bicycles at rear

Rent: $1100 PW +GST. outgoings included
Further details contact: Sue Callanan, 0409001509,



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