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 gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Sydney art galleries and their February 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)
Art Gallery Road, Sydney 2000.
Admission charges apply to some exhibitions.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Art After Hours: Wed to 9pm.
To Feb 19 Manifesto.
Also, New matter: recent forms of photography, and Eko Nugroho: Lot lost.
To April Beyond words: calligraphic traditions of Asia.
Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi, Iran, b1968 Asma’ al-Husna, 99 names of Allah, 2014 Collection of Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
To May Brett Whiteley: naked at Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills. Fri-Sun only.
Jan 26 to April 23 ARTEXPRESS 2017.
25 Feb to 28 May Adman: Warhol before pop.
Philip Pearlstein, Andy Warhol in New York City c1949, Philip Pearlstein papers. Archives of American Art. Smithsonian Institution
Fan Dongwang, Dragon, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 142 x 140cm
Level 1, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD 2000.
(02) 9283-4273. www.gaffa.com.au
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Gaffa is an independent creative precinct, artist-run in attitude and execution.
Feb 2 to 13 (opening Thurs Feb 2, 6-8pm) Undersea Emporium of luminescent Curiosities by Dawn Whitten, Hypercloud new paintings by Cate Riley, and Vanishing Points by Rachael Helmore.
Feb 16 to 27 (opening Thurs Feb 16, 6-8pm) Girls on Film by Lucy Le Masurier and Pamela Pirovic.
Also, Homes of Nostalgia by Jordan Stokes.
The Ken Done Gallery
1 Hickson Road, The Rocks 2000.
Fax (02) 8274-4545. email@example.com www.kendone.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.30.
Limited edition prints, posters and other art related products 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. Welcome Summer! We are celebrating the arrival of summer in Sydney with a wonderful collection of works focused on Done’s love of the water-reef canvases depicting the riot of colour found under the water and beach paintings exuding the pulsating heat of a Sydney summer. Completing this exhibition is a new suite of four large Sydney Harbour canvases in the artist’s much loved Postcard style.
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)
Circular Quay West,
140 George Street, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 9245-2400. firstname.lastname@example.org www.mca.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00 (Wed Lights on Later: to 9.00pm).
To March 5 Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect with Everything. Immerse yourself in illuminated rooms, sculptures and philosophy as you explore the artwork of one of Japan’s leading contemporary artists.
To March 19 Primavera at 25: MCA Collection celebrates the silver jubilee of the MCA’s annual Primavera exhibition showcasing the work of young Australian artists.
To Aug 31 MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday. Also, on display MCA Collection.
S.H. Ervin Gallery
National Trust of Australia (NSW),
Watson Road, Observatory Hill, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 9258-0173. email@example.com www.shervingallery.com.au
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To March 26 Margaret Olley: painter, peer, mentor, muse.
This major exhibition of over 80 works celebrates the influences of Margaret Olley and explores the influences of her teachers, and the friends that helped shape her as a painter and finally her legacy to those artists she championed. The exhibition includes works by Olley alongside those of her mentors Caroline Barker and Jean Bellette, her friends Margaret Cilento, William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Moya Dyring, Donald Friend, Fred Jessup, Justin O’Brien, Jeffrey Smart, David Strachan and Anne Wienholt and the generation of artists whose work she championed including Robert Barnes, Criss Canning, Cressida Campbell, Nicholas Harding and Ben Quilty. Curated by Renee Porter. Supported by the Margaret Olley Art Trust.
81 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale 2008.
(02) 9690-0655. firstname.lastname@example.org www.spot81.com
Director: Michelle Perry.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Feb 1 to 19 (opening Feb Sat 4, 3-5pm with the artist) Of the Light by Graham Kuo.
Feb 22 to March 12 (opening Sat Feb 25, 3-5pm with the artist) Rockfalls by Kate Briscoe.
University of Technology Sydney,
Level 4, 702 Harris Street, Ultimo 2007.
(02) 9514-1284. email@example.com art.uts.edu.au
Senior Curator: Tania Creighton.
Mon to Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
Feb 28 to April 28 Surface Tension by Biljana Jancic.
Jane Foss Russell Plaza, (off City Road),
Darlington, University of Sydney 2006.
(02) 9563-6218. firstname.lastname@example.org verge-gallery.net
Tue-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 2 to 25 Corporeal: the presence and absence a curated group show.
White Rabbit Gallery
30 Balfour Street (near Central Station), Chippendale 2008.
(02) 8399-2867. www.whiterabbitcollection.org
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed Feb 6 to March 7 inclusive.
Opening March 8 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, Lin Yan, Li Xiaofei, Yang Yongliang and Xu Zhen.
Pamela Drewitt Smith, Good morning sunshine #2, oil on canvas, 122 x 91cm
181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction 2022.
0411-138-308. email@example.com www.artatrium.com.au
Director: Simon Chan.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 4.00 or by appt.
Feb 1 to 24 (opening Wed Feb 1, 6-8pm with the artist) Art Atrium @ Jones Bay Wharf: My Chengdu by Liz Deep Jones at Suite 48, Upper Deck, Jones Bay Wharf, 26-32 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont.
Feb 21 to March 11 (opening Sat Feb 25, 2.30-4.30pm with the artist) Open Cut by Andrew Tomkins.
137 Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay 2011.
(02) 8316-3592. firstname.lastname@example.org www.comagallery.com
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 24 Cross Currents – artists include Hany Armanious, John Houck, Dean Levin and Ry Rocklen, curated by Caroline Taylor. Read more…
John Houck, Coordinate System #9, Flashe paint on archival pigment print, unique, 72.4 x 54.6cm Courtesy the artist and COMA, Sydney
The Cross Art Projects
8 Llankelly Lane (off Orwell Street), Kings Cross 2011.
0406-537-933. email@example.com www.crossart.com.au
Director: Jo Holder.
Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Jan 28 to Feb 25 This is public art by Mini Graff – exhibition, residency and interviews on street art and politics.
9 Darley Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9380-9909. firstname.lastname@example.org www.gallery9.com.au
Director: Allan Cooley.
Manager: Scott Millington.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun-Tues by appt.
Feb 1 to 18 Zigzag by Pie Rankine, and Third Order Island by Eloise Kirk.
Pie Rankine, Zig – Zag, 2017, clay, paper flower, metal and wood, 50 x 25 x 12cm
Also, Autumn’s Atom by David Palliser.
David Palliser, Coins, 2016, oil on canvas, 112 x 97cm
Robin Gibson Gallery
278 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9331-6692. www.robingibson.net
Feb 4 to March 1 Year of the Rooster group show. An Umbrella Event of the City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival.
Cnr Crown and Cathedral streets, Sydney 2000.
Fax 9358-2939. email@example.com www.sohogalleries.net
Tues-Sun 12.00 to 6.00.
Soho Galleries celebrating 20 years exhibiting innovative contemporary art.
Feb 4 to March 3 Formworks Group Exhibition 2017 – 3D wall relief and sculpture.
Andrew Mangesldorf, Taylor Made #2, mixed medium assemblage wall relief, 50 x 50 x 5cm
To March ArtPark Sculpture Group Exhibition – 72 sculptures at the Woolloomooloo Wharf, Sydney. www.artpark.com.au
Jason Aslin, Surfsun, mild steel powder coated, 210 x 210 x 30cm
191 Victoria Street, Potts Point 2011. firstname.lastname@example.org www.stacksprojects.com
Directors: Grant Cowan, Meredith Birrell, Zachary Harold, Amber Hearn, Joanne Makas and Ioulia Terizis.
Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 2 to 19 Archive (Berlin) by Chloe Gunn and Zachary Harold.
Feb 23 to March 12 Found and Made – Michael Bennett, Annelies Jahn, Pollyxenia Joannou and Joe Wilson. Curated Amber Hearn.
Stanley Street Gallery
1/52-54 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9368-1142. email@example.com www.stanleystreetgallery.com.au
Directors: Merilyn Bailey and Liza Feeney.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Feb 4 to 25 Intoducing – every year Sydney’s Stanley Street Gallery presents the work of new and exciting artists in this exhibition. This year’s artists are painters Andjana Pachkova and Suzi Zglinicki, and sculptor Elyssa Sykes-Smith.
Elyssa Sykes-Smith,The World Is Tired Also, 2016, bronze 18 x 18 x 9cm Photograph: Geoff Gibson
Andjana Pachkova, Clouds on the Horizon, mixed media, 94 x 75cm (framed) Photograph: Jackie Dao
Suzi Zglinicki, Twilightriver69 (evening on the Hawkesbury), 2016, ink on canvas, 21x 29.5cm
UNSW Art & Design,
Oxford Street (cnr of Greens Road), Paddington 2021.
(02) 8936-0888. firstname.lastname@example.org www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00. To March 25 EXIT (Diller Scofidio + Renfro) presented in association with Sydney Festival, a multi-channel, immersive film installation about the impact on our planet of climate change and global migration.
Brett Whiteley Studio
2 Raper Street, Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 9225-1881. email@example.com www.brettwhiteley.org
Free admission made possible by J.P. Morgan.
The Studio is open to the public Fri-Sun only 10.00 to 4.00.
The Brett Whiteley Studio is managed by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
To April 14 Naked – the genesis of Whiteley’s figurative works were crystallised in the early sixties when he shifted away from abstractions to the next phase – the nude. Through drawings, paintings and sculptures discover Whiteley’s interpretation of the nude, both sensual and erotic, over many decades.
MAY SPACE New Location
409b George Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9318-1122. firstname.lastname@example.org www.mayspace.com.au
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 6.00.
Brenda May Gallery reopens on March 1, in a new location, with a new name, MAY SPACE.
Visit the website for exhibition details.
10 Junction Street, Marrickville 2204.
0438-020-661. email@example.com www.airspaceprojects.com
Directors: Sally Clarke and Brenda Factor.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00 first three weeks each month.
Feb 10 to 24 I See Queer People – Kieran Butler: Oh Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone, Disco Infirmo, curated by Jane Polkinghorne, and Phil Soliman: The Vast Interior.
Articulate project space
497 Parramatta Road (opposite Cass Bros),
Leichhardt 2040. articulate497.blogspot.com.au articulateupstairs.blogspot.com.au
Fri-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 (or as listed).
Feb 4 to 19 (opening Fri 3 Feb 6-8pm) Waiting Room – Deborah Burdett, Renuka Fernando, Ro Murray & Mandy Burgess and Susannah Williams.
Feb 25 to 26 (opening Fri Feb 24, 6-8pm) Proximity – work produced during the 2017 Margaret Olley National Art School Drawing Week workshop.
Feb 4 to 19 ArticulateUpstairs: (opening Fri Feb 3, 6-8pm) Volunteer show.
165 Salisbury Road (cnr Probert Street),
(02) 8095-9678. firstname.lastname@example.org www.artsite.com.au
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, or by appt.
Feb 4 to 26 Gallery 1: Edith Cowlishaw: Fifty Years Celebrating the Australian Bush a solo exhibition.
Gallery 2: Group Exhibition.
Wallaroo Track, etching hand-coloured watercolour, 3/8, 45 x 57cm
Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative
55-59 Flood Street, Leichhardt 2040.
(02) 9560-2541. email@example.com www.boomalli.com.au
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 22 to March 26 (opening Wed Feb 22, 6-8pm) Good Looking! Mardi Gras exhibition, curated by Kyra Kum-Sing. Good Looking! is showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from the LGBTQI community. Boomalli provides a safe space for Aboriginal LGBTQI artists to express their sexual orientation as well as representing their communities.
Matthew Cook, It’ll last the distance, 1990-1992, Denim jeans and recycled fabrics
Ana Pollak, Killed the Darlings, 2016, small claywash on plywood, 70 X 90cm
144 Victoria Street, Ashfield 2131.
(02) 9581-6070. firstname.lastname@example.org trinity.nsw.edu.au/delmar-gallery
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Feb 1 to 26 (opening Sat 4 Feb, 3pm, with guest speaker Leanne Tobin) The 64th Blake Prize winning entries and selected works from the finalists exhibition of the biennial prize exploring religious and spiritual themes in art. A Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre exhibition, toured by Liverpool City Council. Special event during the exhibition: The Acacia Quartet in recital, Tues Feb 21, 7.30pm. Tickets at trybooking.com/OFJP
Cigdem Aydemir, Whirl, 2015, HD Video, 5’20” Cinematographer: Meg White
Zanny Begg, 1001 Nights in Fairfield, 2015, video, 17’33”
49 Shepherd Street, Marrickville 2204.
(02) 9572-9863. email@example.com factory49.blogspot.com
Thurs-Sat 2.00 to 6.00.
Jan 26 to Feb 4 New Graduates Group Show 1.
Feb 9 to 18 New Graduates Group Show 2.
Feb 23 to March 4 Alternate States– Chris Casali, Nancy Constandelia and Kirsten Duncombe.
Feb 23 to March 18 Magda Cebokli.
Kate Owen Gallery
680 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039.
(02) 9555-5283. firstname.lastname@example.org www.kateowengallery.com
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.
Feb 9 to March 5 journey tracks – the first solo show by artist Tony Sorby at Kate Owen Gallery. An exquisite new body of works that express an intimate knowledge of Kamilaroi Country, gained from walking the journey tracks of his ancestors. Artworks will be on display in the charcoal gallery, as well as an online exhibition where all pieces can be viewed and purchased.
Tony Sorby, Journey Tracks To Sacred Water Sites, 122 x 183cm
Tony Sorby,Journey Tracks To Sacred Sites – Hunting Tracks, 53 x 99cm
Kerrie Lowe Gallery
49-51 King Street, Newtown 2042.
Fax 9550-1996. email@example.com kerrielowe.com
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.30 (Thurs 10.00 to 7.00).
Feb 17 to March 7 (opening Fri Feb 17, 6-8pm) You CAN Have Your Cake and Eat it Too! – celebrate Mardi Gras with us in our visual CAMPaign to support same sex marriage in Australia. At the opening Monsignor Porcamadonna will join volunteer same sex couples in symbolic marriage. Local artist Janice Raynor is concocting ceramic wedding cakes for the occasion. Please contact us if interested in participating, or to order a cake.
Christine MacKinnon, Crown of Thorns, 2016, porcelain, 20 x 19 x 19cm
SCA Galleries Sydney College of the Arts
Balmain Road (enter opposite Cecily Street),
(02) 9351-1008. firstname.lastname@example.org sydney.edu.au/sca/ Free admission.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00 (during exhibitions).
On-site parking is available and all SCA galleries are wheelchair accessible.
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga 2076.
(02) 9473-7878. www.gcsgallery.com.au facebook.com/gcsgallery
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 18 Endless Answers, One Question works by 28 members of the Sydney group, Open Bite Printmakers – celebrating 25 years of etching, collagraph, woodblock, lithograph, screenprint, lino cut and monoprints.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum
West Esplanade Reserve, Manly 2095.
(02) 9976-1421. email@example.com www.magam.com.au
Director: Michael Hedger.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
To Feb 19 Ku-ring-gai pH: art + science > project – this collaborative exhibition and residency project explores connections between art and science after a 12-month immersion by the groups within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park NSW. Presented by Eramboo Artist Environment, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service and Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Aboriginal Heritage Office and supported by the Australian Government’s Catalyst – Australian Arts and Culture Fund and Pittwater Environmental Foundation, this exciting project is curated by Susan Milne and Katherine Roberts. www.kuringgaieramboo.com.au
Joshua Yeldham, The need of time (detail), 2016, hand-carved acrylic on cotton paper
Mosman Art Gallery
Cnr Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road, Mosman 2088.
(02) 9978-4178. firstname.lastname@example.org mosmanartgallery.org.au
Director: John Cheeseman.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Feb 11 to March 5 Artists of Mosman: 2088 an exhibition featuring a diverse range of media and subjects from Mosman residents and Friends of Mosman Art Gallery.
Marie Mansfield, North Head II, 2016, oil on board
Annette Larkin Fine Art
Suite 4, 8 Soudan Lane, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9332-4614. email@example.com www.annettelarkin.com
Director: Annette Larkin.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00 or by appt.
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To Feb 28 SUMMER 2016.
Michael Zavros, Debaser Marc Jacobs, charcoal on paper, signed and dated lower right, 122 x 86cm
Art Almanac acknowledges a misprint in our February 2017 print edition. We wrongly attributed the above image to McLean Edwards, the text has been amended with the correct caption here online. We apologise for the mistake.
63 Jersey Road, Woollahra 2025.
Fax 9327-3944. firstname.lastname@example.org www.olsengallery.com
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
Feb 1 to 19 Facet, Part B by Marisa Purcell, and New Works by Bundit Puangthong.
Feb 22 to March 12 There is hope to the last flower by Julian Meagher. Olsen Annexe at 74 Queen Street, Woollahra NSW 2025. H Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00. T: (02) 9363-0660.
Feb 11 to March 8 New York Nowhere:Alphachanneling, Jay Miriam and Jesse Edwards.
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Untitled, 2016, bark painting, 126 x 71cm
120 Glenmore Road, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9361-6448. email@example.com www.sabbiagallery.com
Directors: Anna Grigson and Maria Grimaldi.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 25 Review ñ Masters of Glass Series 2017.
Exhibiting artists: Clare Belfrage, Giles Bettison, Gabriella Bisetto, Chick Butcher, Maureen Cahill, Scott Chaseling, Cobi Cockburn, Benjamin Edols & Kathy Elliott, Judi Elliott, Deb Jones, Elizabeth Kelly, Gerry King, Tom Moore, Nick Mount, Kirstie Rea, Richard Whiteley, Maureen Williams and Robert Wynne.
37 MacDonald Street, Paddington 2021. firstname.lastname@example.org www.saintcloche.com
Director: Kitty Wong.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Feb 1 to 12 Faded Land by Holly Greenwood – detailed renderings of natural landscapes and interiors, inspired by adventures into the Australian outback evoke a nostalgic response to Australian cultural identity through the use of soft palettes and delicately applied brushstrokes.
Holly Greenwood, Amongst the gums, Hill End, gouache on coloured paper
Feb 15 to 26 Pathways by Clare Brodie – drawing inspiration from the natural environment. Brodie depicts elements of the environment through abstraction of form, working in flat planes of reduced saturated colour. Empowered by her connection with nature, her art practice draws on the strength of the landscape.
Clare Brodie, Brush Canopy, acrylic on canvas, 91 x 91cm
Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail Royal National Park www.arttrail.com.au
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. email@example.com www.campbelltownartscentre.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To March 26 Another Day In Paradise by Myuran Sukumaran. Campbelltown Arts Centre and Sydney Festival present the first major exhibition by artist Myuran Sukumaran along with a series of newly commissioned artworks by leading Australian artists – Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Safdar Ahmed, Megan Cope, Jagath Dheerasekara, Taloi Havini, Khaled Sabsabi and Matthew Sleeth, whose works respond to the death penalty and profile human rights.
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre A cultural facility of Liverpool City Council
1 Powerhouse Road,
Casula 2170 (access via Shepherd Street, Liverpool).
(02) 9824-1121. firstname.lastname@example.org www.casulapowerhouse.com
Ample parking available or alight at Casula Train Station.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 12 New World Order.
Feb 18 to April 23 (opening Sat Feb 18, 6pm) Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation 2017 – kick starting the 2017 exhibition program, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will host the second Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation exhibition and art prize.
Margot Hardy Gallery Western Sydney University (Bankstown Campus)
Foyer, Building 23,
Bullecourt Avenue, Milperra 2214.
(02) 4620-3450. virtualtours.westernsydney.edu.au/home
Contact: Monica McMahon.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Parking $7 per day.
To Feb 24 It starts with a Dream’ annual exhibition featuring artworks by students from Nicolle’s Studio of Art.
Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio
Auburn Botanic Gardens,
cnr Chisholm and Chiswick streets, Auburn 2144.
9735-1222. email@example.com www.auburn.nsw.gov.au/peacockgallery
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Feb 4 to March 19 Merry-Andrew the Limner: A journey through Cumberland, now and then. Stephen Hall as Merry-Andrew the Limner*, his Don Quixote inspired artist/adventurer alter ego takes a journey of discovery through the Auburn and Cumberland historical and contemporary manifestations, physical and social. Using the Auburn Arts Studio as a base, Hall discovers and responds to the stories of the area. *Merry-Andrew: Archaic French for Buffoon or clown – Limner: Archaic English for someone who depicts images by drawing or painting.
The Santa photoshoot in the Auburn Botanic Gardens, gouache and watercolour on cotton paper, 30 x 42cm
The Cumberland adventure begins, gouache and watercolour on cotton paper, 30 x 42cm
30 Shoreline Drive, Rhodes 2138.
Feb 4 to 5, 9-4pm The New Spirit of Contemporary Chinese Art – 5 artists from Beijing – Top Distinctive Art Creation Co Ltd with Australian artist Gemelle Madigan.
Contact: Andrew Ferguson 0412-511-994.
Western Sydney University Art Gallery (Werrington North Campus)
AD Building, (Werrington North) Penrith Campus,
Great Western Highway, Werrington 2747.
(02) 4620-3450. virtualtours.westernsydney.edu.au/home
Contact: Monica McMahon.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00. Parking $7 per day.
To Feb 17 The world we live in – Elisha Allison, Daniella Argenta, Liam Brassil, Coby Keys, Daniel Muscat, Kristy Pugliano and Rebecca Stephenson.