Laurence is currently working with the Australian Tapestry Workshop on a commission titled ‘Listen, to the Sound of Plants’. The weavers at the Australian Tapestry Workshop have used custom green yarns in order to capture Laurence’s distinct colour pallet and hallmark transparencies.
Nike Savvas and Julian Day have been included in ‘Superposition of three types’ opening tonight at Artspace. This exhibition of Australian artists deals with the legacy and vernacular of colourist abstraction. Included in the exhibition is a large installation by Savvas as well as sound piece by Julian Day.
Exhibition Opening: 09.02.2017 6-8 pm
Exhibition Dates: 10.02 – 17.04.2017
Lucas Davidson has been selected as a finalist for The Digital Portraiture Award. This prize is an annual event intended to extend traditional notions of portraiture and to reflect the National Portrait Gallery’s commitment to fostering artists with an interest in contemporary technology.
Exhibition on till 09.04.2017
Janet Laurence is one of four artists selected to represent Australia at the Cuenca Biennale. This is the first time Australian artists have been invited to participate at the Cuenca Biennale, one of Latin America’s oldest and most established Biennales.
Exhibition Dates: 22.10 – 31.12.2016
Emma Fielden and Anna McMahon are currently exhibiting in the second annual Parramatta Artists Studios (PAS) group exhibition at Artspace. This is part of a four-year partnership that sees the two institutions working collaboratively to further support artists in Western Sydney through curatorial dialogue, mentorship and advocacy.
Exhibition on till 10.12.2016
Fielden’s site specific installation ‘Distant Orbits’ is currently on display at the Penrith Regional Gallery. Fielden created ‘Distant Orbits’ as part of the House of Wonder studio residency with Penrith Regional Gallery and Lewers Bequest.
Locust Jones’ City of Sydney Public Art Commission to be debuted as part of the Juanita Nielsen Community Centre refurbishment. Jones has been commissioned to create a curtain for the community centre, which commemorates the community centre’s namesake Juanita Nielsen. To create the curtain Jones used 50 metres of drawings, incorporating text and imagery from the local Kings Cross and Woolloomooloo communities.
‘Quicksilver: 25 years of Samstag Scholarships’ celebrates the influence of Samstag Scholarships on contemporary Australian art. This exhibition will showcase pivotal work from six distinguished scholars including Nike Savvas.
Exhibition dates: 14.10 – 09.12.2016
‘Memory and Symbol’ at the Newcastle Art Gallery explores Marion Borgelt’s extensive and prolific career spanning from 1995 to current bodies of work. This exhibition examines Borgelt’s enquiry into the organic world and man made culture through her painting, sculpture and installations.
Exhibition dates: 20.08 – 23.10.2016