July 2017 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Sydney art galleries and their July 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.


CBD The Rocks

Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)
Art Gallery Road, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9225-1744.
Admission charges apply to some exhibitions.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Art After Hours: Wed to 9pm.
To July 16 The National 2017: New Australian Art.
To July 23 David Stephenson: human landscapes.
To Oct 8 Mervyn Bishop. Read more…

Cousins, Ralph and Jim, Brewarrina, 1966, gelatin silver photograph, 30 x 40cm Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 2008 © Mervyn Bishop. Photograph: Johan Palsson, AGNSW

To Nov 12 Passion and procession: art of the Philippines.
To Dec 3 Victorian watercolours.
July 1 to Oct 2 O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: making modernism.

The Art of Dr. Seuss
presented by Harvey Galleries, QVB
Queen Victoria Building,
Level 2, 33-35 / 455 George Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9261-0275.
Mon-Wed 10.00 to 6.00, Thurs 10.00 to 8.00, Fri-Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Authorised editions from the Seuss Estate.

Astor Art Gallery & Studio – Sally Robinson
123-125 Macquarie Street (enter via Phillip Lane), Sydney
(02) 9247-8060.
H Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Through July paintings, prints and glasswork.

Sally Robinson, The Artist’s Mother, 2012, acrylic on canvas, 152 x 106cm

Sally Robinson, James Valentine, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 152 x 122cm

Barangaroo Reserve
Stargazer Lawn
Visit the NAIDOC Blak Markets on Sunday July 2, 11am to 5pm for a celebration of Australia’s rich Aboriginal culture. Aboriginal artists from 11 remote Australian arts centres from the Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia will exhibit and sell their artworks, sculptures, textiles, jewellery across over 30 stalls. The day will also hold a program of Tjanpi weaving workshops, demonstrations of Rarrk painting and pandanus weaving, and bush tucker cooking demonstrations as well as dance, performance, language and culture workshops, and Aboriginal Cultural Tours of Barangaroo Reserve; and a Tribal Warrior Tour to Goat Island.
A free family-friendly event.

Martumili artist from Kulyu Collaborative, near Newman in Western Australia

Crawford Gallery
Level 1, Dymocks Building,
428 George Street, Sydney 2000.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 18 Visual Discrepancy.

Emma Langridge, Small cubes 1 and 2, 2016, enamel/acrylic on wood, 71 x 71 x 71cm

Brent Hallard, Rope (Green and Pink), 2012, acrylic on aluminium, 22.8 x 30 x 5cm

Gaffa Gallery
Level 1, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD 2000.
(02) 9283-4273.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
Gaffa is an independent creative precinct, artist-run in attitude and execution.
July 6 to 17 (opening Thurs July 6, 6-8pm) Places for Paint by Naomi Nicholls.
Also, Proxy by Loribelle Spirovski, and Lightscapes by Stephen Kane.
July 20 to 31 (opening Thurs July 20, 6-8pm) Pin Up Girl by Amy Elizabeth, and HEY GURL, curated by Kimberley Peel.
Also, String Line by Helen Amanatiadis, and BODY SPACE, curated by Kristina Neumann.

The Ken Done Gallery
1 Hickson Road, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 8274-4500
Fax (02) 8274-4545.
Daily 10.00 to 5.30.
Limited edition prints, posters and other art related product as well as Ken Done’s newly released autobiography ‘A life coloured in’, published by Harper Collins, is available for sale in the gallery shop. A selection of new and quintessential canvases depicting activity on the water along with an unexpected suite of figurative paintings feature in this new exhibition of work by Sydney-based artist, Done. His love of Sydney’s beaches is well documented but less so his representation of the female form. Much loved reef canvases compliment this colourful and engaging collection.

Korean Cultural Centre Australia Gallery
Ground Floor, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 8267-3400.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00.
To Sept 1 Passage to Pusan: The journey bridging the friendship between two families.

Lendlease Barangaroo
Level 14, Tower Three, International Towers Sydney Exchange Place
300 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW 2000.

Until 26 July ART in ACTIONa group of Australian artists have come together in support of epilepsy with this exhibition. Artists include: Jason Benjamin, Lucy Culliton, Elisabeth Cummings, David Griggs, Jasper Knight, Euan MacLeod, Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe, Reg Mombassa, Idris Murphy, Peter O’Doherty, Paul Ryan, Luke Sciberras, Wendy Sharpe, Alexander Talbot Rice and Ken Whisson. This program is a partnership between Epilepsy Action Australia, the largest provider of epilepsy education and support services in Australia, and 333 Art Projects culminating in a one-off cocktail event to raise awareness and funds for the Epilepsy on 26 July, from 6-9pm at the Lendlease offices at Barangaroo. Artworks are available for sale via the Epilepsy Action Australia website, with a number of items available for immediate purchase. Bidding is open on the major works for auction until 8pm the evening of the event. For more information on ART in ACTION, and to view available artworks, or to purchase tickets please visit

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)
140 George Street, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 9245-2400.
Free entry.
Mon-Tues 10.00 to 5.00, Wed 10.00 to 9.00pm, Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 30 Kader Attia.
July 5 to Oct 2 Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy.
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday now showing.

Jenny Watson, Three Graces, 2014, synthetic polymer paint, Japanese pigment, tapestry and diamantes on Belgian linen. Photograph: Zan Wimberley. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne. © the artist

Jenny Watson, Self Portrait as a Narcotic, 1989, oil, ink, animal glue and collage of paper on linen, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 1989. Courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. © the artist

Museum of Sydney
Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9251-5988 .
The Museum presents a diverse program of exhibitions and events.

The Palm House
The Royal Botanic Gardens
entry via Woolloomooloo Gates,
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney 2000.
Mon-Sun 11.00 to 5.00. July 6 to 18 (opening Thurs July 6, 6-8pm) Trembling Man: Two Artists and a Poet – paintings by Juliet Holmes à Court and vessels by Ruth Levine, inspired by the poems of Paolo Totaro.
The Shake it Up Foundation: book launch, poetry readings and artists talks: Sun July 9, 2-4pm. Read more…

Juliet Homes à Court, sketch and Ruth Levine, vessel ‘Trembling Man’ for Paolo Totaro’s poem ‘Gifts of Damnation’

S.H. Ervin Gallery
National Trust of Australia (NSW),
Watson Road, Observatory Hill, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 9258-0173.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
May 26 to July 23 Elisabeth Cummings Interior Landscapes. This major retrospective exhibition features a selection of 60 works from her opus of the past 50 years and includes paintings, prints and ceramics from public and private collections. The exhibition coincides with the launch of a new monograph on her work with contributions by John McDonald, Terence Maloon, Sioux Garside, Anna Johnson, Michael Kempson and Guy Warren. Curated by Sioux Garside, the exhibition and tour has been organised by ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra. Elisabeth Cummings is represented by King Street Gallery on William, Sydney.

Elisabeth Cummings, Red room at the Green Mango, 2006, oil on canvas, 115 x 130cm. Private collection

Elisabeth Cummings, Currumbin-Interior-with-Mango. Courtesy the artist and S.H. Ervin Gallery

State Library of NSW
Macquarie Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9273-1414.
Free entry.
Mon-Thurs 9.00 to 8.00, Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 27 Beauty in difference: The street photography of Jon Lewis – 20 compelling portraits captured on the streets of Sydney.

Vermilion Contemporary Chinese Art
5/16 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay 2000.
(02) 9241-3323.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 7.00.

Chippendale Central

Upstairs, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale 2008.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
A curated gallery for emerging artists.
June 28 to July 8 Shapeshifters – tests the waters of contemporary abstraction. Modular, layered paintings, prints and collage play with surface and depth, and consider the hand of the artist. Collab presents work by Celia Gullett, Jade Sibinovski, Caroline Collom, Ebony Gulliver, Bradlee Wiseman, Anerleigh Simms and Gabrielle Jones.
July 19 to 29 Arcadia – visions of a contemporary idyll are explored through Arcadia to wryly question our 21st century dreams. The exhibition presents photography by Miriam Stirling, Felicity Jenkins, Nick Kreisler, Gabriel Clark, Lydia Dowman and Ben Cavanagh.

The Commercial
148 Abercrombie Street, Redfern 2016.
(02) 8096-3292.
Director: Amanda Rowell.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Please visit our website for current exhibition information.

Down / Under Space
109 Regent Street, Chippendale 2008.
(02) 8971-7336.
A new Sydney space dedicated to exhibiting emerging and unrepresented artists presenting a multi-disciplinary program of visual and performance arts, music and sound. Located in the basement of Freda’s bar.

4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
181-187 Hay Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9212-0380.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs open to 8.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To July 30 Dacchi Dang: An Omen Near and Far – the first survey exhibition of one of the preeminent Vietnamese-Australian artists working today. The exhibition is principally concerned with articulating the complex nature of diasporic experience and an ongoing redefinition of ideas of place and of home.

Dacchi Dang, Self-portrait II, 2009, from the series ‘Full Circle’, pigment on photo rag, 91 x 91cm. Courtesy the artist

Dacchi Dang, Untitled, from the series ‘Spectacle II’, 1996, photogravure

Performance Space
Carriageworks Level 3, 245 Wilson Street , Eveleigh 2042.
(02) 8571-9111. Presenting a program for experimental art practice. Visit website for more info.

Sheffer Gallery
38 Lander Street, Darlington 2008.
(02) 9310-5683.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
July 5 to 15 Anita Howard and Linda McGowan.
July 19 to 29 Anne Leisner.

UTS Gallery
University of Technology Sydney, Level 4, 702 Harris Street, Ultimo 2007.
(02) 9514-1652.
Senior Curator: Tania Creighton.
Mon to Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.

Verge Gallery
Jane Foss Russell Plaza, (off City Road),
Darlington, University of Sydney 2006.
(02) 9563-6218.
Tue-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
June 29 to July 29 (opening Thurs June 29, 6-8pm) Portraits of Men.

White Rabbit Gallery
30 Balfour Street (near Central Station), Chippendale 2008.
(02) 8399-2867.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
The Dark Matters, a thrilling meditation on the colour beyond colours in works of light and shadow, ink and paper, yang and yin. Artists include Ai Weiwei, Feng Mengbo, Lin Yan, Li Xiaofei, Yang Yongliang and Xu Zhen.

East Sydney

51 William Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
June 27 to July 9 (opening Wed June 28, 6-8pm) BOAB by Narelle Cridland. Tues-Fri 12.00 to 6.30, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Artist talk: Sat July 8, 3-4pm.
July 12 to 23 New Light recent paintings and prints by Clinton Barker. Weds-Sun 9.00 to 5.00 .

Narelle Cridland, Colossal Boab, 2017, c-print on metallic paper with hand etching, 81.28 x 121.92cm

span style=”color: #999999;”>Narelle Cridland, No Boabs Here, 2017, c-print on metallic paper with hand etching, 121.92 x 91.44cm

Art Atrium
181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction 2022.
Director: Simon Chan.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
To July 8 Land Escape by Blak Douglas and Chico Monks. To be opened by Jason Wing.
July 12 to 29 (opening Tues July 11, 6-8pm) The Artist as Traveller by Jacqueline Balassa. Read more…

Little Cove, South Africa, 2017, gouache on paper, 21.5 x 30cm

Arthouse Gallery
66 McLachlan Avenue, Rushcutters Bay 2011.
(02) 9332-1019.
Tues-Fri 9.30 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 8 Hug a Tree, Kiss a Dog by Deborah Halpern.
July 26 to Aug 12 The Summer That Was by Robyn Sweaney.
Also, Judith Van Heeren.

Robyn Sweaney, Shadows of self, 2017, acrylic on linen, 40 x 50cm

Judith Van Heeren, Sea Garden in Pink, 2017, oil on linen, 60 x 70cm

43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo 2011.
(02) 9356-0555.
Gallery: Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 6.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Australian Centre for Photography
Project Space gallery
72 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9332-0555.
Free entry.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00, closed public hols.

137 Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay 2011.
(02) 8316-3592.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
June 30 to July 28 End Frames by Emanuel Rohss.

Conny Dietzschold Gallery
Sydney | Cologne | Hong Kong
99 Crown Street, East Sydney 2010.
(02) 9690-0215.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00 or by appt.

The Cross Art Projects
8 Llankelly Lane (off Orwell Street), Kings Cross 2011.
(02) 9357-2058, 0406-537-933.
Director: Jo Holder.
Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
July 8 to 29 A Widening Gap: The Intervention, 10 Years On, curated by Jo Holder and Djon Mundine OAM.

Margaret Boko, Central Land Council meeting, M’Bunghara, 2016, acrylic on linen, 77 x 122cm. Courtesy Tangenterye Artists

Mervyn Rubuntja, I need to put a sign – no mining!, 2017, Pine Hill Station, North West MacDonnell Ranges, NT, watercolour, 36 x 54cm

13-17 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo 2011.
An artist run organisation for emerging and experimental art practice.
Visit website for program.

Frances Keevil Gallery
Bay Village, 28-34 Cross Street, Double Bay 2028.
(02) 9327-2475.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
July 18 to 23 Visual Alchemy by Michael Leibowitz.
July 25 to 30 Gemma Rasdall – seascapes on recycled sail cloth.

Michael Leibowitz, Animal study Horse, mixed media on timber, 60 x 55cm

Michael Leibowitz, Animal study Rhinoceros, mixed media on timber, 75 x 120cm

Gallery 9
9 Darley Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9380-9909.
Director: Allan Cooley.
Manager: Scott Millington.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun-Tues by appt.
To July 8 Michelle Hanlin and Mark Rodda.
July 12 to Aug 5 Ed Bats.

Michelle Hanlin, Head/Figure/Emblem, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 56 x 40cm

King Street Gallery on William
177 William Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9360-9727.
Directors: Randi Linnegar and Robert Linnegar (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00 or by appt.
To July 15 Works on Paper, Limited edition prints and Sculpture by Elisabeth Cummings.
July 18 to Aug 12 Heartland by Joanna Logue. Read more…

Joanna Logue, Heartland I, 2017, oil on linen 130 x 170cm


Joanna Logue, On the way to Hill End, 2017, acrylic and oil on paper, 94 x 124cm 

Liverpool Street Gallery
243a Liverpool Street, East Sydney 2010.
(02) 8353-7799.
Director: James Erskine.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00.
To July 5 Cast Away a group show.
July 7 to 16 (opening Sat July 8, 2-5pm) Virginia Coventry and David Serisier.

NAS Gallery
Forbes Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9339-8686.
Free entry.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 5 EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection – presenting work by 38 international artists.

National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)
T (02) 9368-1900.
NAVA is the peak body representing and advancing the professional interests of the Australian visual arts, craft and design sector.

Robin Gibson Gallery
278 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9331-6692.
Tues-Saturday 11.00 to 6.00.
To July 19 Peter Baka and Ian Pearson.
July 22 to Aug 16 Andrew Hopkins and Clement Meadmore.

Soho Galleries
Cnr Crown and Cathedral streets, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9326-9066
Fax 9358-2939.
Tues-Sun 12.00 to 6.00.
Soho Galleries celebrating 20 years exhibiting innovative contemporary art.
July 8 to Aug 4 Subsumed contemporary painting by Marshall Williams, and group sculpture.

Marshall Williams, Stillness, acrylic on canvas, 183 x 122cm

ArtPark Sculpture exhibition at AMP Bridge Street, Sydney

Ulric Steiner, The Ancient One, stainless steel on timber base, 220 x 50 x 110cm; at AMP Centre Foyer

STACKS Projects
191 Victoria Street, Potts Point 2011.
Directors: Grant Cowan, Chloe Gunn, Zachary Harold, Annelies Jahn and Joanne Makas
Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To July 9 Unrest by Daniel O’Toole.
July 13 to 30 (opening Wed July 12, 6pm) Terms and Conditions by Anthony Bartok – continuing in the the stylistic language of children’s colouring-in books and cartoon imagery, Sydney artist Anthony Bartok’s recent work explores the everyday realities and contradictions of living in the modern western world. His humorous depictions of everyday life combine the private with the public and the local with the universal. The various desires and failures of the individual are collaged against the larger realities of industrial globalisation and consumer culture to create a visual ‘double-exposure’ of various combined aspects relating to a 21st century existence.

Anthony Bartok, Couple, 2017, acrylic on pastel on canvas, 153 x 183cm

Anthony Bartok, Coke Machine, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 50 x 60cm

Stanley Street Gallery
1/52-54 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9368-1142.
Directors: Merilyn Bailey and Liza Feeney.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
July 12 to Aug 5 Unprotected Images by Jill Crossley. Abstract images gleaned from two very different tree types are glimpses offered as a metaphor or allegory for the countless racial, cultural and personality differences in ourselves, the human race. This exhibition of photography by 88-year old Crossley is a contemplation of similarity and difference with a profound message about the interconnectedness of life and the natural world.

Jill Crossley, Touch Down, digital print on cotton rag, 40 × 30cm

TAP Art Gallery
T (02) 9361-0440.
Daily 12.00 to 6.00.
Please see website for exhibition details.

UNSW Galleries
UNSW Art & Design, Oxford Street (cnr of Greens Road), Paddington 2021.
(02) 8936-0888.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 22 A Working Model of the World.
To July 29 Still in my Mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality.
Read more…

Brenda L. Croft with Rob Nugent, still from Retrac(k)ing country and s(k)in, 2017, 2-channel video installation Courtesy the artist, Stills Gallery, Sydney and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

Watters Gallery
109 Riley Street, East Sydney 2010.
(02) 9331-2556.
Tues and Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Wed-Fri 10.00 to 7.00.
July 5 to 22 Lock The Gate – an exhibition to support the Sutton Forest and surrounds from undermining by Hume Coal. Artists include Reg Mombassa, Euan Macleod, Ben Quilty, Joe Quilty, Patricia Moylan, Frank Littler, Ken Searle, Evan Salmon, Neil Evans, Joe Frost and Catherine Hearse with crocheted and mixed media sculpture and works on paper.
July 26 to Aug 12 John Peart – paintings selected by Elisabeth Cummings.

Suite 1.01 Eastern Exchange,
318 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9332-1590.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.30.

Redfern Surry Hills Green Square

Aboriginal & Pacific Art
New Location
1/24 Wellington Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9699-2211.
Director: Gabriella Roy (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Brett Whiteley Studio
2 Raper Street, Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 9225-1881.
Free admission made possible by J.P. Morgan.
The Studio is open to the public Fri-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
The Brett Whiteley Studio is managed by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
To Nov 19 West of the divide. Landscapes are key to our understanding of Australian art. Whiteleyís works combine elements of abstraction and realism in a lyrical and expressive manner. He fused an Asian aesthetic of perspective with a European sensibility to create a unique floating sensual landscape, with birds, nests, trees, rocks and rivers inhabiting a world founded on place and set in imagination and feeling. Drawings, paintings and sculptures based on areas from the central west of NSW – Bathurst, Sofala, Marulan and Oberon where Whiteley spent his formative school years and would return to several times throughout his career for inspiration.

Flinders Street Gallery
61 Flinders Street, Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 9380-5663.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, or by appt.
June 29 to July 22 (opening Thurs June 29, 6-8pm) New Paintings by Paul Wrigley.

Paul Wrigley, Ferrari, 2017, polymer paint on canvas, 96 x 165cm

(Formerly Brenda May Gallery)
409b George Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9318-1122.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 8 Charlie Sheard, Kevin McKay and Todd Fuller.
From July 11 Robert Boynes.

Robert Boynes, North Africa Journey, 1968, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 120 x 120cm

Robert Boynes, Broadway Highrise, 1990, oil on canvas, 45 x 35cm

Michael Reid Sydney
New Location
Standard House,
105 Kippax Street (enter from Waterloo Street), Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 8353-3500.
Directors: Michael Reid, Toby Meagher and Will Sturrock.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 12 to Aug 19 Wayne Youle – new work.

Wayne Youle, I am the land and my name is Arthur (Boyd), 2016, acrylic, enamel and oil on board, 40 x 35cm. Courtesy the artist and Michael Reid Sydney

Stella Downer Fine Art
New Location
1/24 Wellington Street, Waterloo 2017.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.

799 Elizabeth Street , Zetland 2017.
(02) 9698-4696.
Directors: Ursula Sullivan and Joanna Strumpf.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
To July 8 Spies Like Us by eX de Medici.
July 22 to Aug 12 Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo.

Utopia Art Sydney
New Premises
72 Henderson Rd, Alexandria, 2015.
(02) 9699-2900.
Director: Christopher Hodges.
Tue-Sat 10.00 to 5.00. All welcome by appt.
June 29 to July 29 (opening Sat July 1, 3-5 pm) Marea Gazzard: The Unique Works focusing on rare forms and sculptures by Marea Gazzard.

Marea Gazzard, Ilios (Green), 2012, bronze, 6 pieces, 4.5 x 8cm

Marea Gazzard, Haft, II, 1993, bronze on slate, 18.5 x 5 x 5cm

Inner West Marrickville Balmain

AirSpace Projects
10 Junction Street, Marrickville 2204.
Directors: Sally Clarke and Brenda Factor.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 first three weeks each month.
July 7 to 22 Gallery One: Fangled – Sally Clarke, Brenda Factor, Sean O’Connell and Laura Woodward.
Gallery Two: Weave by Lorna Grear.
The Cranny: Kiss Them While They’re Sleeping by Marian Abboud.
Deep Space: FavourEconomy by Claire Field and Bronwyn Treacy.

Annandale Galleries
110 Trafalgar Street, Annandale 2038.
(02) 9552-1699.
Directors: Bill Gregory and Anne Gregory (members of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To July 8 Conversations With Colour – a view of the outback by Sally Stokes.

Artereal Gallery
Australian & International Contemporary Art
747 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039.
(02) 9818-7473.
Director: Luisa Catanzaro.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
July 5 to 29 (opening Wed July 5, 6-8pm) Future Distant History – a solo exhibition of new works by Hayden Fowler. Read more…

Australia, 2017, plaster, polymer, sound 140 x 100 x 100cm Commissioned by the New Landscapes Institute for the ‘The Long Paddock’ exhibition, 2017

Articulate project space
497 Parramatta Road (opposite Cass Bros), Leichhardt 2040.
Fri-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 (or as listed).
To July 9 (opening Fri June 23, 6-8pm) Martyrium and Reliquary by Mireille Eid and Elizabeth Presa.
Sat-Sun July 15 and 16, 3pm Platform 2017 – a series of short performances, artworks and music curated by Linda Luke, Eugene Ward and Tess DeQuincy (see blog for full list of artists).

Tess de Quincy for Platform 2017

To July 9 (opening Fri June 23, 6-8pm) Triangulation 5 by Susan Buret and Julie Brooke. Artist talk: Sat June 24, 3pm.
Sat-Sun July 15 and 16 Steerage – ‘performed objects’ collaboration with artists from BOAT 2017.
July 18 to 30 (opening Fri July 21, 6-8pm) BOAT – sculpture by Anna Ingham, drawings by Jan Taylor, and ceramics by Toni Warburton.
Sun July 23, 3pm artists’ BOAT anecdotes.

Toni Warburton, The Owen John lobster trawler at Pittwater (detail), cobalt on ceramic. Photograph Chris Ward. Private collection

Artsite Gallery
165 Salisbury Road (cnr Probert Street),
Camperdown 2050.
(02) 8095-9678.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, or by appt.
See website for ‘What’s on’ this month.

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative
55-59 Flood Street, Leichhardt 2040.
(02) 9560-2541.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 4.00. Boomalli is celebrating 30 years of existence in 2017.
To July 2 Boomalli Members Show 2017.
July 21 to 23 (opening Fri July 21, 6-8pm) $300 Day – Boomalli Annual Fundraiser. Artworks generously donated by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists. All works for sale for $300.

Shirley Amos, The Bradshaws, acrylic on canvas, 76 x 38cm

Danny Eastwood, Uluru, acrylic on canvas, 80 x 80cm

Breathing Colours Gallery
446 Darling Street, Balmain 2041.
(02) 9555-8543.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
July 4 to 16 (opening Sat July 8, 4-7pm) Winter Group Show.
July 18 to 30 (opening Sat July 22, 4-7pm) Imagined Striations by Sky Carter.
Breathing Colours Studio at 760 Darling Street, Rozelle.
Workshops available in this new creative space dedicated to classes and workshops.
We are currently taking Exhibition Proposals for 2018. Apply now.
Also available at the Gallery: workshops, framing and jewellery repairs.

Defiance Gallery
47 Enmore Road, Newtown 2042.
(02) 9557-8483. and
Director: Campbell Robertson-Swann.
Manager: Lauren Harvey.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
June 28 to July 22 Midwinter – Ann Thomson, Peter Powditch, Peter Godwin, Tony Slater, Tim Allen, Charmaine Pike, Matilda Julian and Penelope McKeown.
July 26 to Aug 19 Reasonable Mayhem by Anita Larkin.

Delmar Gallery
144 Victoria Street, Ashfield 2131.
(02) 9581-6070.
Free entry.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
July 2 to 30 (opening Sun July 2, 2-4pm) Ray Hughes: Africa. West and Central African art drawn from the extensive private collection of Ray Hughes. Curated by Catherine Benz and Nick Vickers.
Special event in the gallery on Sat July 22, 2pm: Ray Hughes in conversation with Simon Marnie, ABC Radio Sydney.
Free admission. RSVP required:

Headcrest, Cross River (Nigeria), wood, leather, kaolin, natural fibres and metal, 69 x 34 x 22.5cm

Cyprien Tokoudagba, Cbinglo, acrylic on canvas, 160 x 230cm

Factory 49
49 Shepherd Street, Marrickville 2204.
(02) 9572-9863.
Thurs-Sat 2.00 to 6.00.
June 29 to July 8 New Grads 3 – Kirtika Kain, Richard York, Simon Kahn and Anna Battersby.
July 13 to 22 Exhibition X.
July 27 to Aug 5, 49 Sighs a solo exhibition by Lisa Sharp.

Glass Artists’ Gallery (upstairs)
Gauge Gallery (street level)
68 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037.
T/F (02) 9552-1552.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.30, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.

Interlude Gallery
Shop 11/131-145 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037.
(02) 9571-6047.
Tues-Thurs 10.00 to 6.00, Fri-Sat 11.00 to 5.00. Closed Mon, Sun and public hols.

Italian Forum Cultural Centre
Shop 30A (Actors Centre),
Italian Forum, 23 Norton Street , Leichhardt 2040.
(02) 9310-4077.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00
July 21 to Aug 19 Bald Archy Prize 2017.
Admission: $6, conc $5, child free.

Kate Owen Gallery
680 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039.
(02) 9555-5283.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
A multiple-award winning gallery in Sydney’s Inner West that specialises in contemporary Aboriginal art for modern interiors. Just 10 minutes from the CBD, the Gallery is Sydney’s go-to art space for everyone from new buyers to established collectors. With artworks ranging from small affordable works to large investment pieces, our three light-filled floors showcase major exhibitions of Indigenous masters, established artists and exciting new talent. The unique Collectors’ Gallery is dedicated to museum-quality works from Australia’s leading Indigenous artists, many of whom spearheaded the Aboriginal art movement.
July 22 to Aug 13 The Nangala Sisters + Artist in Residence Program courtesy of Warlukurlangu Artists. Out along the Tanami track sits Warlukurlangu Artists, an Aboriginal owned and operated organisation that is bringing through a whole new generation of artists. This new wave of talent, such as Julie Nangala and Sabrina Nangala, daughters of acclaimed artist Dorothy Napangardi, is keeping the remote community of Yuendumu vibrant as well as ensuring the culture of the owners, the Warlpiri people, remains strong. This latest body of work by Julie and Sabrina Nangala consists of a fascinating blend of stylised experimentation and ancient narrative.
Meet the artists in the gallery: from July 22 to 30. Admire their art and learn more about their culture and Country. Times will be available on the website in July.

Julie Nangala, Napa Jukurrpa

Sabrina Nangala, Mina Mina Jukurrpa, 122 x 183cm

Kerrie Lowe Gallery
49-51 King Street, Newtown 2042.
(02) 9550-4433
Fax 9550-1996.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.30 (Thurs 10.00 to 7.00).
June 30 to July 24 (opening Fri June 30, 6-8pm) Banal Badu Guwiyang (Earth, Water, Fire in the local Dharawai Eora language) – an exhibition celebrating NAIDOC Week: Ceramics by Bankstown Koori Elders Group, Paul Davis, Teresa Gay, Gene Kelaher, Peter Yanada McKenzie, Catherine Powell, Robert Edward Puruntatameri, Sebastian Skrzynski and Graham Toomey. Also, mixed media work by Joe Hurst, Sharon Smith and Kerry Toomey. To be opened by Marcus Hughes, Indigenous Program Producer, Powerhouse Museum.

Kerry Toomey, Dolly Play, 2016, assemblage, found objects, wooden box, 28 x 22cm. Courtesy the artist

Bankstown Koori Elders Group, Collaborative Totem Work, 2016, earthenware, stain, sgraffito, 60cm². Courtesy the artists

McGlade Gallery at the Australian Catholic University
Mount St. Mary, Gate 3,
25a Barker Road, Strathfield 2135.
(02) 9701-4256.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 4.00 during exhibition periods.

SCA Galleries
Sydney College of the Arts
Balmain Road (enter opposite Cecily Street), Rozelle 2040.
(02) 9351-1008.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00 (during exhibitions).
July 6 to 29 (opening Wed July 5, 6-8pm) Dot, dot, dot – David Asher Brook, Bronwyn Bancroft, Daniel Boyd, Jon Cattapan, Dacchi Dang, John di Stefano, Janelle Evans, Emma Hicks, Lindy Lee, Ms Saffaa, Armelle Swan and Kate Louise Williams.

Lindy Lee, Untitled, 2017, perforated paper, firework. Courtesy the artist

The Shop Gallery
112 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037.
Mon-Sun 10.00-5.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Nth Sydney Northern Beaches

Creative Space
105 Abbott Road, North Curl Curl 2099.
(02) 9942-2522.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
June 28 to July 9 WA by Midori Furze and Mayu Kataoka.

Midori Furze & Mayu Kataoka

July 13 to 23 Tropical Waters by Stephanie Elizabeth.

Stephanie Elizabeth, Bobbing Along, watercolour on Arches paper

July 13 to 23 Open Mind by ALW Clarke.

ALW Clarke, Born, 2016, ink on paper, 30 x 30cm 

Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway,
Wahroonga 2076.
(02) 9473-7878.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.
July 4 to 22 (opening Sat July 8, 2-4pm) From Another Perspective with Paper – Mandy Burgess, Marguerite de Fondaumiere, Wendy Edwards, Renuka Fernando, Lisa Giles, Tilly Lees, Pamela Leung, Jacqueline Maureira, Ro Murray, Mirra Whale and Lisa Woolfe. Artists working with paper from different personal, aesthetic and technical perspectives; with paper hung, projected, sculpted and encased. Curated by Christiane Keys-Statham.

Renuka Fernado, In Memoriam Last Will and Testament

Mirra Whale, China Feast, porcelain drawing, 45 x 47cm

Harvey Galleries
842 Military Road, Mosman 2088.
(02) 9968-2153.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Select key works from important artists.

Harvey Galleries
515 Sydney Road, Seaforth 2092.
(02) 9907-0595, 0408-359-199.
Fax 9907-0657.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Curated monthly exhibitions, see website.

Headland Park Artist Precinct
Read Place, Headland Park at Georges Heights entrance off Middle Head Road (opposite Cobittee Street),
Mosman 2088.
In beautiful Headland Park: 20+ artists working and selling from their studios, three art schools, art restoration and Frenchy’s Café. Studios open to the public weekdays and the first Sat of each month.

Incinerator Art Space
2 Small Street, Willoughby 2068.
(02) 9777-7814.

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
West Esplanade Reserve, Manly 2095.
(02) 9976-1421.
Director: Michael Hedger.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
July 14 to Sept 3 Aura: Repetition, Reproduction and the Mark of the Artist – new work by 10 Australian artists who use printmaking techniques in their work and who explore the supposed shortcomings of the printed media. By doing so, they amplify the marks of the artist and the perceived ‘aura’ of the works. See wall-based prints, installations, sculpture and video from emerging, mid-career and established artists. Curated by Ben Rak.

Milan Milojevic, Night & Day (11 & 12), 2016, multi-layered digital prints with etching overlay, 30 x 88cm

July 14 to Sept 3 Tilt: Belinda Fox & Neville French – an exhibition by collaborators Fox and French of evocative paintings coupled with luminous porcelain vessels which capture the fragility of life and the marine environment within an interrelated painted and ceramic aesthetic. The exhibition reveals the strong unity the artists achieve through their work and demonstrate the power that such cross-disciplined dialogues can have in expressing those narratives inherent in place, colour, glaze and form.

Belinda Fox and Neville French, Tilt 6, ceramics series, 2017. Photograph:Chris Sanders

July 14 to Sept 3 Wildflower: Salvatore Zofrea. Zofrea one of the most significant Australian artists living in the Manly area, has donated many major paintings, prints and drawings to MAG&M’s collection. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their creation and seen for the first time at MAG&M, Zofrea’s series of 40 hand-coloured woodblock prints ‘Days of Summer’, will be shown alongside some recent watercolour paintings. The Australian native botanical and bird subjects attest to the artist’s continued interest in representing the diversity of life in his environment.

Salvatore Zofrea, Days of Summer, 2007-8, woodblock print series

Mosman Art Gallery
Cnr Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road,
Mosman 2088.
(02) 9978-4178.
Director: John Cheeseman.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
July 1 to Sept 10 Halò: Bayanihan Philippine Art Project. This is a major commission of contemporary installation artworks by internationally acclaimed Philippine artists Alfredo Juan Aquilizan and Isabel Gaudinez-Aquilizan, as well as the emerging talents of Sydney-based artist JD Reforma.

Alfredo Juan Aquilizan and Isabel Gaudinez-Aquilizan, The Boat: Project Another Country, 2017

Mu Studio Gallery
Headland Park Artist Precinct,
8 Read Place (cnr Middle Head Road & Best Avenue), Mosman 2088.
(02) 9960-1777.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00 (and Sun Aug 20).
July 29 to Aug 20 Being Here by Feyona van Stom.

Platform 72 Art Gallery
62 Atchison Street, St Leonards 2065.
(02) 8003-7247.
Specialising in connecting home owners to the joy of living with art.

657 Pacific Highway, St Leonards 2065.
Mon-Fri 12.00 to 4.30.

Ravenswood School for Girls
Centenary Centre,
20 Henry Street, Gordon 2072.
Aug 5 to 12 (opening Fri Aug 4, 6-9.30pm) Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize.

Paddington Woollahra

Annette Larkin Fine Art
Suite 4, 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9332-4614.
Director: Annette Larkin.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Deals in post-war and contemporary art and provides tailored advice in all aspects of purchasing, valuing and collection management.
To Aug 12 Winter 2017 – Australian contemporary art from 1970s to present.

Tim Johnson and Karma Phuntsok, Untitled, 1998, acrylic on canvas, 60.5 x 83.7cm. Courtesy the artists and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Australian Galleries
15 Roylston Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9360-5177
Fax 9360-2361.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
June 27 to July 16 Port Jackson Paintings by Julian Twigg.
Also, Recent watercolours and drawings from Sydney, Oxford, Rome and New York by Simon Fieldhouse.
July 25 to Aug 13 Alex Kosmas.

Simon Fieldhouse, Clovelly, 2017, ink and watercolour on paper, 76 x 56cm

13 Gurner Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9358-4968.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
To July 22 Wrapped – Focus on Scarves.
July 26 to Aug 23 BACK TO NATURE by Catherine Rogers.

Blender Gallery
16 Elizabeth Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9380-7080.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00, Tues by appt.

Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery
326 Oxford Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 8057-6789.
Director: Adrian Newstead.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun-Mon 10.00 to 3.00.
Australia’s oldest Indigenous art gallery.

Fellia Melas Gallery
2 Moncur Street, Woollahra 2025.
(02) 9363-5616.
Open daily 10.00 to 5.00.
July 1 to 31 Modern Art – Tim Storrier, Ray Crooke, Robert Dickerson, James Gleeson, Garry Shead, Euan McLeod, Brett Whiteley, Peter Boggs, James Cant, Margaret Woodward, Pro Hart, David Hart and many others.

Brett Whiteley, Port Villa, 1984, edition 50, hand coloured etching, paper size 57 x 76cm. Courtesy Fellia Melas Gallery

Janet Clayton Gallery
406 Oxford Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 8540-5066.
Wed-Fri 10.30 to 4.30, Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
July 5 to 16 Partners in Print presented by Inkmasters Cairns and Sydney Printmakers.
July 19 to Aug 13 Main Gallery: Theatre Paintings by Susan Wald.
Upstairs Gallery: Abstract Landscapes by Samuel Peacock.

Susan Wald, Painting 1, 2014, oil on Linen, 122 x 92cm. Photograph: Andrew Curtis

Susan Wald, Painting 10, 2016, oil on linen, 144 x 138cm

Kudos Gallery
6 Napier Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9326-0034.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.

Martin Browne Contemporary
15 Hampden Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9331-7997.
Director: Martin Browne (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sun 10.30 to 6.00.
To July 16 Introducing by Charlotte Le Brocque.
Also, Dreaming winter group exhibition.

Charlotte Le Brocque, Separation Anxiety, 2017, raku clay with glaze, 61 x 43 x 45cm

Maunsell Wickes Gallery
19 Glenmore Road, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9331-4676
Fax 9380-8485.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.30, Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
July 14 to 28 Gail English, Virginia Carroll Glover and Julia Griffin.

Virginia Carroll Glover, Late Sun, Cliff Shower, acrylic on paper, 42 x 59cm

Virginia Carroll Glover, Marlena, acrylic on paper, 59 x 42cm

Olsen Gallery
63 Jersey Road, Woollahra 2025.
(02) 9327-3922.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
June 28 to July 16 Melinda Harper, and Noah Taylor.

Melinda Harper, Untitled, 2017, oil on linen, 153 x 122cm

July 19 to Aug 6 Kathryn Ryan, and Peter Churcher.
Olsen Annexe: at 74 Queen Street, Woollahra 2025; Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, (02) 9327-3922.

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
8 Soudan Lane, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9331-1919
Fax 9331-5609.
Director: Roslyn Oxley (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
To July 22 Floating Forest by Daniel Boyd.
July 27 to Aug 19 Caroline Rothwell.
Also, Newell Harry.

Sabbia Gallery
120 Glenmore Road, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9361-6448.
Directors: Anna Grigson and Maria Grimaldi.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
June 28 to July 22 An Evolutionary Process new works by ceramic artist Ted Secombe.

Saint Cloche
37 MacDonald Street, Paddington 2021.
Director: Kitty Wong.
Wed-Sar 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
July 5 to 16 Common Ground group show. Exploring the nature of shared ideas and sources of inspiration, Common Ground presents the work of four ceramicists, each paired with a painter of their choice selected to collaborate on ideas based on common values and preoccupations.
July 19 to 30 Flourish by Sam Michelle. In her first solo show, visual artist Sam Michelle draws inspiration from music, art and interiors that give her a sense of joy. Michelle is interested in how this occurs in art, and how content and colour can trigger memories, or simply a feeling within. This work explores her love of the still life genre, combining a warm, soft colour palette with her love of ceramics, flowers, textiles and paint.

Thienny Lee Gallery
176 New South Head Road, Edgecliff 2027.
(02) 8057-1769 .
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
July 20 to Aug 8 Dis\Harmony by Carol Barroso, Gabby Malpas, Mai Nguyen-Long and Sue Soliman.

Carol Barroso, Black Cockatoo From Behind The Termitary, oil on canvas, 91.5 x 91.5cm

Gabby Malpas, Garden of Eden 1, watercolour and gouache on Arches paper, 24 x 39cm

Sue Soliman, A Girl in Black and Red Tutu, wire and naturally dyed textile, 70 x 30cm

Mai Nguyen-Long, Mother 1, oil on 9 canvas board, 82 x 66cm


Wagner Contemporary
2 Hampden Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9360-6069, 0419-251-013.
Tues-Sun 10.30 to 6.00, Mon by appt.
July 1 to 26 More than I Imagine by Bec Juniper. The dry rugged West Australian landscape from a deeply personal and feminine perspective.

Bec Juniper, A day early colourfield, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 130 x 130cm

Bec Juniper, More than I can Imagine, mixed media on canvas, 90 x 150cm

Eastern Suburbs

Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery
31 Lamrock Avenue, Bondi Beach 2026.
(02) 9300-9233.
Director: Adrian Newstead.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Australia’s oldest Indigenous art gallery.
Also at 326 Oxford Street, Paddington.

Greater Sydney

Blacktown Arts Centre
78 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown 2148.
(02) 9839-6558.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.

Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail
Royal National Park
10.00 to 4.00 – 1st Sun every month. Open Studios. The Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail are a collective of over 20 artists who open their studios to the public on the first Sunday of every month. Artists work includes painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery. Studio locations and artists details are available on the Art Trail website.

Campbelltown Arts Centre
1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown 2560.
(02) 4645-4100.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 23 looking at me through you – reflecting on the diverse demographic of the local area. A series of newly commissioned and socially driven artworks by 12 Australian artists who have engaged with the real issues of today directly with the community of Campbelltown and Western Sydney through their perspective.

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
A cultural facility of Liverpool City Council
1 Powerhouse Road,
Casula 2170 (access via Shepherd Street, Liverpool).
(02) 9824-1121.
Free entry.
Ample parking available or alight at Casula Train Station.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 16 Inside the Collection with CPAC Youth.

The Egg & Dart
Shop 2, 1-3 Raymond Road, Thirroul 2515.
(02) 4268-4885.
Tues-Fri 9.30 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
For exhibition details see listing in NSW section.

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
782 Kingsway, Gymea 2227.
(02) 8536-5700
Fax 8536-5750.
Free admission.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday.
To July 16 Hazelhurst Art On Paper Award – an exhibition of selected and winning entries from an arts competition promoting excellence and innovation in the field of art on paper. With prize money totalling $26,000, the biennial Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award showcases outstanding ‘art on paper’.

Winner of the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award 2017, Brian Robinson, Land Sea Sky – Charting our place in the universe 2016, linocut printed on paper in black ink from one block, edition 2/10. Photograph: silversalt

July 22 to Sept 10 Dream Machines – an exhibition that brings together artists who are modern day Da Vincis – contemporary polymaths – whose practice exploits the harmony that exists between science, technology, engineering, maths and art.

James Dodd, Painting Mill, 2016, documentation from work session at BUS Projects, Melbourne. Courtesy of Emily Taylor

Macquarie University Art Gallery
Building E11A, Eastern Road, North Ryde 2109.
(02) 9850-7437.
Senior Curator: Rhonda Davis.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00.

Margaret Whitlam Galleries, Female Orphan School
Western Sydney University (Parramatta Campus)
First Level, West Wing,
EZ Building, cnr of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2116.
(02) 9685-9210.
Contact: Monica McMahon.
Thurs-Fri 10.00 to 4.00.
Parking $8 per day.
July 7 to Sept 22 Without Consent: Australia’s past adoption practices tells the individual stories of those affected by forced adoptions from 1950s-1970s. This touring exhibition developed and presented by the National Archives of Australia, assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

Margot Hardy Gallery
Western Sydney University (Bankstown Campus)
Foyer, Building 23, Bankstown Campus,
Bullecourt Avenue, Milperra 2214.
(02) 4620-3450.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
Parking $7 per day.
To July 28 Art Fusion an art exhibition by students from Bossley Park High School.

Parramatta Artists Studios
Level 1 & 2,
68 Macquarie Street, Parramatta 2150.
(02) 9687-6090.
Open during events and by appt.

Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio
Auburn Botanic Gardens,
cnr Chisholm and Chiswick streets, Auburn 2144.
(02) 8745-9794.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
July 8 to Sept 3 Balik Tanaw (Looking Back). Celebrate with the Philippine community and exhibiting artists – Alwin Reamillo, Ernest Aaron, Alberto Estanislao and Jessa Melicor – at the launch of the exhibition with fiesta, food and fun. The artists have explored the notion of the Filipino ëhomeí both here in Western Sydney and in the Philippines. The exhibition is part of the Bayanihan Philippine Art Project in partnership with Art Gallery of NSW, Blacktown Arts Centre, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Mosman Art Gallery, Museums and Galleries of NSW and the Peacock Gallery.

Jessa Melicor, Coconut Tales, 2017, coconut, paper, ink. Photographer: Jessa Melicor

Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
86 River Road, Emu Plains 2750.
(02) 4735-1100.
Free entry.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for exhibitions.

Western Sydney University Art Gallery
(Penrith, Werrington North Campus)
AD Building, Penrith (Werrington North) Campus,
Great Western Highway, Werrington 2747.
(02) 4620-3450.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Parking $7 per day.
To Aug 28 Abstraction an exhibition of works from the University’s art collection, featuring John Firth-Smith, Anita Kelly, Ellen Malanos, Aida Tomescu and James Turner.