September 2019 Listings

Click on the precincts below to find Sydney galleries and their exhibitions. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

CBD The Rocks

Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)
Art Gallery Road, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9225-1744, 1800-679-278.
Admission charges apply to some exhibitions.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Art After Hours: Wed to 9pm.
To Sept 29 Jeffrey Smart: constructed world – a display of the Gallery’s leading collection of works by the artist, including recent acquisitions, reflecting different stages and places in his career.
To Nov 17 Wirrimanu: art from Balgo – this small community in Western Australia has been home to some of Australia’s most extraordinary artists. To Jan 2020 Walking with gods – take a journey through 2,000 years of figurative sculpture from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art. Read more…

Eubena Nampitjin, Kinyu, 2007, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 125 x 295cm. Art Gallery of New South Wales. Purchased with funds provided by the Patricia Bernard Bequest Fund and the Don Mitchell Bequest Fund 2007. © Estate of Eubena. Nampitjin. Photographs: AGNSW, Diana Panuccio. Courtesy Art Gallery of New South Wales

To Dec 2020 In one drop of water – explores the significance of water in Asian art through a range of works from the Gallery’s collection.
Sept 7 to Feb 16, 2020 Making art public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects – celebrates one of the world’s most ambitious public art initiatives and revisits some of the most iconic large-scale artworks to have been presented in Australia.

Gaffa Gallery
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.
Aug 29 to Sept 9 Big Thing by Mackenzie Rowe.
Also, She is here & She exists by Alexandra Kostic D., and The Poets are Dancing by Bijanka Bacic. Sept 12 to 23 It’s Just Not a Hobby, curated by Jenny Du.
Sept 26 to Oct 7 Porque No 4 – a group exhibit organised and sponsored by BlueMelon Design.

The Ken Done Gallery
1 Hickson Road, The Rocks 2000.
(02) 8274-4500
Fax (02) 8274-4545.
Daily 10.00 to 5.30.
The current exhibition is a parade of bright colours, optimism and open landscapes, life on the beach, Sydney Harbour and the underwater reef. A major beach canvas from 1993 takes pride of place as a throw back to different era of work. A selection of new, small harbour works on canvas completes the hang. Limited edition prints, posters, publications and other art related products are available for sale in the gallery shop.

Korean Cultural Centre Australia Gallery
Ground Floor, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 8267-3400.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00.
To Sept 27 Take ( ) at face value explores various aspects of modern Korean society in a contemporary art form underpinning stereotypes and bias that evolve around us.

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 9.00, Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 22 Michael Armitage: The Promised Land.

Michael Armitage, Kampala Suburb, 2014, oil on Lubugo bark cloth. Photograph: © White Cube (Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd) and the artist. Courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

To Oct 7 Shaun Gladwell: Pacific Undertow. Read more…

Shaun Gladwell, Skateboarders vs Minimalism, 2016, still, 3-channel video, high definition, colour, sound, 53:28 minutes. Originally commissioned by Catriona and Simon Mordant AM for the 40th Anniversary Edition of the Sydney Festival, Mordant Family Collection. © the artist. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Museum of Sydney
Cnr Phillip and Bridge streets, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9251-5988 .
Free with Museum entry, Adults $12, Conc $8, Family $30, Members Fee.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
The Museum presents a diverse program of exhibitions and events.

Palm House
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney 2000.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Sept 4 to 19 Tree portraits drawings and assemblages by Merrick Fry.

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.
To Sept 15 2019 Portia Geach Memorial Award. The Portia Geach Memorial Award, established in memory of artist Portia Geach, displays 57 entries from Australian women artists across the nation representing diversity in contemporary portraiture. The Award in its 55th year, is recognised as an important acknowledgement of the talents and creativity of Australian women portrait painters and continues to play a major role in developing the profile of Australian women artists.

Sally Robinson, Body in a box, acrylic on canvas, 152 x 122cm. Winner, 2019 Portia Geach Memorial Award. Courtesy the artist and S.H. Ervin Gallery

Sept 20 to Nov 5 River on the Brink: Inside the Murray-Darling Basin – a creative response by artists including Badger Bates, Elisabeth Cummings, Nici Cumpston, Ruby Davies, Bonita Ely, Paul Harmon, Julie Harris, Eddy Harris, Kim Harris, Waddy Harris, Brian Harris, Amanda Penrose Hart, Martin King, Euan Macleod, Guy Maestri, Ian Marr, Justine Muller, Idris Murphy, NOT, Ben Quilty, Luke Sciberras, James Tylor, John R Walker and Melissa Williams-Brown, committed to the well-being of the fragile interconnected riverine systems that make up the great Murray-Darling Basin. Curated by Gavin Wilson.

Ruby Davies, Water as life: The town of Wilcannia and the Darling / Baaka, 20 August 2007, giclée photograph, 89 x 120cm. © Ruby Davies. Courtesy the artist and S.H. Ervin Gallery

State Library of NSW
Cnr Shakespeare Place and Macquarie Street, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9273-1414.
Free entry.
Special opening hours Mon-Fri 9.00 to 8.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 22 Flash Mob a collection of images from the Deadly Awards.
To Nov 17 Dead Central ñ discover Central Station’s deep dark history.

Sydney Sculpture Conference – the significance of site
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Tues Oct 29, 9.30am to 5.30pm coinciding with the 23rd annual exhibition Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the Sydney Sculpture Conference will explore the significance of site when creating, curating and commissioning sculpture. Visit for the full program, speaker biographies and tickets.

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

Chippendale Central

4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
181-187 Hay Street, Haymarket, Sydney 2000.
(02) 9212-0380.
Free entry.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs nights to 8.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 29 Nusra Latif Qureshi: Strategies of Intent. Nusra Qureshi’s first solo Australian institutional exhibition presents her ongoing investigation into the symbolism and assumptions embedded in art history. Read more…

Nusra Latif Qureshi, Mild Red Steel, 2019, velvet and mixed media installation, size variable
Courtesy the artist and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney

The Japan Foundation Gallery
Level 4, Central Park , 28 Broadway, Chippendale 2008.
(02) 8239-0055.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 8.00, Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
To Oct 12 Edo in the Sky: Traditional Kites of Japan.

Mikio Toki, Momotaro Oni Taiji, 2007, image is of a Japanese Edo-style kite, consisting of washi paper, sumi ink, and bamboo, 120 x 72cm. Courtesy Japan Arts Foundation

Performance Space
Carriageworks, Level 2, 245 Wilson Street , Eveleigh 2042.
(02) 8571-9111.
Presenting a program for experimental art practice.
Visit website for more information.

Sheffer Gallery
38 Lander Street, Darlington 2008.
(02) 9310-5683.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00. Sept 4 to 14 Chanel Tobler.

Sydney Contemporary
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh 2015.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s International Art Fair is set to showcase 90+ galleries and 450+ artists from 34 countries across a dynamic program of curated exhibitions, installation, video art, conversation and performance. Visit the website for the full calendar of events and ticket sales. Read more…

Archie Barry, Hypnic, devised 2017, performance. Photograph: Jacqui Shelton. Courtesy the artist and Sydney Contemporary, Sydney

White Rabbit Gallery
30 Balfour Street (near Central Station), Chippendale 2008.
(02) 8399-2867.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Sept 11 to Jan 26, 2020 THEN. The White Rabbit Gallery Turns Ten! White Rabbit Gallery celebrates its tenth birthday with THEN, a show which takes a chronological walk through the first ten years (2000-2010) of Judith Neilson’s renowned private collection. Among more than 60 works in THEN you will rediscover many old favourites and some works never before shown.

East Sydney

APY Gallery
45 Burton Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
Tues-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
The APY Gallery is a platform for emerging Indigenous artists from the APY Art Centre Collective.

51 William Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
Gallery hours vary.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Arthouse Gallery
66 McLachlan Avenue, Rushcutters Bay 2011.
(02) 9332-1019.
Tues-Fri 9.30 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary – A Forgotten Traveller by Colin Pennock, and Group Showcase – Michaye Boutler, Belinda Fox, James Gardiner, Kendal Murray, Emma Walker and Joshua Yeldham.

Colin Pennock, What’s left after you’ve taken your share, oil on linen, 140 x 140cm. Courtesy the artist and Arthouse Gallery

Sept 18 to Oct 5 You need the light to cast a shadow by Belinda Fox.

Belinda Fox, Observe, watercolour, drawing, collage and encaustic wax on board, 130 x 120cm. Courtesy the artist and Arthouse Gallery

43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo 2011.
(02) 9356-0555.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.
To Oct 27 Centre of the Centre by Mel O’Callaghan. Read more…

Mel O’Callaghan, installation and & performance ‘Respire, respire’, 2019, breathwork performance with glass sculptures and harp, 20 minutes, dimensions variable. Le Confort Moderne, France. Photograph: Clemens Habicht. Courtesy the artist, Kronenberg Mais Wright, Sydney, Galerie Allen, Paris, Galeria Belo-Galsterer, Lisbon and Artspace, Sydney

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.

Fine Arts, Sydney
Suites 204 & 205,
20-22 Bayswater Road, Potts Point 2011.
(02) 9361-6200.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 21 Peter Stichbury.

13-17 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo 2011.
(02) 8970-2999.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.30.
Established in 1986, Firstdraft is Australia’s longest running artist-led organisation.

Frances Keevil Gallery
Bay Village, 28-34 Cross Street, Double Bay 2028.
(02) 9327-2475, 0411-821-550.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Aug 28 to Sept 15 Florescence by Stephen Trebilcock.

Stephen Trebilcock, Australian Macrocarpa, oil on canvas, 150 x 75cm. Courtesy the artist and Frances Keevil Gallery

Sept 20 to 29 Immersion by Eva Beltran.

Eva Beltran, Where the Echo Lies, oil on canvas, 120 x 150cm. Courtesy the artist and Frances Keevil Gallery

Gallery 9
9 Darley Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9380-9909.
Director: Allan Cooley.
Manager: Oliver Lardner.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun-Tues by appt.
To Sept 7 The World is Full of Holes by David Lawrey and Jackie Middleton.

David Lawley and Jaki Middleton, The world is full of holes, 2019, Sceptre, 40 x 40 x 30cm. Courtesy the artists and Gallery 9

Also, Harpooda by Ryan Hancock, and Tim Price: 3 paintings from Hobart and surrounds.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary – Teelah George, Jake Walker, Louise Tuckwell, Michelle Hanlin, Alice Wormald, Julian Hooper and Grace Wright.

Teelah George, Warm sun feeling, 2019, thread, linen and bronze, 105 x 95cm. Courtesy the artist and Gallery 9

Sept 18 to Oct 10 Group Show – gems from the stockroom plus more.

King Street Gallery on William
177 William Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9360-9727.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00.
Please visit website for listing.

Liverpool Street Gallery
243a Liverpool Street, East Sydney 2010.
(02) 8353-7799.
Director: James Erskine.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00.

NAS Gallery
Forbes Street, Darlinghurst 2010.
(02) 9339-8686.
Free entry.
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

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-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
To Sept 4 Peter Baka and Sassy Park.
Sept 7 to Oct 2 Erwin Fabian and Elwyn Lynn.

STACKS Projects
191 Victoria Street, Potts Point 2011.
Thurs-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Sept 5 to 22 Mostly Monochrome by Lisa Patroni.

Lisa Patroni, Aurora, 2019, oil, wood
30 x 30cm. Photograph: Brett East @Docqment. Courtesy the artist and STACKS Projects

Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary – Nikolaus Dolman and Ali Noble.

Ali Noble, Weighing it All Up. Pink anchor, 2019, hand sewn velveteen, thread, interfacing and glue,
49.5 x 42.5cm. Photograph: Document Photography. Courtesy the artist and STACKS Projects

Sept 26 to Oct 13 Red Herring IV: ‘Til Death Do Us Part by Anthony Cahill and Pollyxenia Joannou.

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.
Sept 4 to 14 Genius Loci, curated by Amber Cresswell Bell.
Sept 4 to 21 Sub-merge by Nadine Smith.

Nadine Smith Sub-merge, 2019, mixed materials. Courtesy the artist and Stanley Street Gallery

Sept 18 to Oct 5 I Guess this is Growing Up by Shaun Hayes.

Shaun Hayes, FML, 2019, glazed stoneware, 32 x 21 x 15cm. Photograph: Bryna Bamberry. Courtesy the artist and Stanley Street Gallery

UNSW Galleries
UNSW Art & Design,
Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington 2021.
(02) 8936-0888.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Sept 27 to Nov 16 Javier Téllez: NOSFERATU (The Undead) – a new film installation inspired by FW Murnau’s German expressionist masterpiece. Javier Téllez created the work in collaboration with people living with mental illness after a series of workshops on the subjects of vampirism and the representation of psychiatric institutions in cinema.

Javier Téllez, NOSFERATU (The Undead), 2018, 16mm film transferred to 4K, 33 minutes. Courtesy the artist and UNSW Galleries

Javier Téllez, NOSFERATU (The Undead), 2018, 16mm film transferred to 4K, 33 minutes. Courtesy the artist and UNSW Galleries

Redfern Surry Hills Green Square

Aboriginal & Pacific Art
1/24 Wellington Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9699-2211.
Director: Gabriella Roy (member of ACGA).
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Sept 11 to 28 Ngarrgooroon Cowboys by Churchill Cann and Patrick Mung Mung. In association with Warmun Art Centre, Warmun, WA.

Churchill Cann, Spring Creek, natural ochres and pigment on canvas, 180 x 120cm. Courtesy the artist and Aboriginal & Pacific Art

Artbank, Sydney
222 Young Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9697-6000.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00.
A Commonwealth Government art leasing program for contemporary art.
Supporting Australian artists.

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.

Flinders Street Gallery
61 Flinders Street, Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 9380-5663.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, or by appt.

409b George Street , Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9318-1122.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 15 Eliza Gosse, and Indigo O’Rourke.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary.
From Sept 18 The Square curated group show.

Michael Reid Sydney
Standard House, 105 Kippax Street
(enter from Waterloo Street), Surry Hills 2010.
(02) 8353-3500.
Directors: Michael Reid and Toby Meagher.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary, Booth E13 – Brett Weir, Marc Etherington, Alesandro Ljubicic, John Honeywill, Petrina Hicks, Polixeni Papapetrou, Joan Ross and Dr Christian Thompson AO.

Redfern Art Gallery
80 Redfern Street, Redfern 2016.
Director: Gavin Watkins.
Sat 10.30 to 4.30, Sun 10.30 to 12.30, or by appt.
Specialists in collectable – but affordable – Australian art from the 1950s-1980s. Also midcentury-modern furniture, studio ceramics, art glass and lamps.
Through Sept to Oct Neglected Australian Artists.
Artists in stock: Judy Cassab, Ena Joyce, Jean Isherwood, Phyllis Waterhouse, Dora Toovey, Celia Perceval, Dorothy Atkins, John Rigby, Ross Tamlin, Tony Costa, David Marsden, Adrian Feint, John Firth-Smith, Warwick Fuller, Reinis Zusters, Sidney Nolan and David van Nunen.

Ena Joyce, The Path to the Gate 1, 1958, oil on board, 39 x 44.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Redfern Art Gallery

John Rigby, Road to Pomona, 1984, oil on linen, 65 x 65cm. Courtesy the artist and Redfern Art Gallery

Sabbia Gallery
609 Elizabeth Street, Redfern 2016.
(02) 9361-6448.
Directors: Anna Grigson and Maria Grimaldi.
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
Sept 7 to 28 Launch – new works by Sabbia’s artists to celebrate our exciting new move to Sydney’s new Arts Precinct.

Honor Freeman, Untitled, 2019, wall work, porcelain, 13.5 x 170 x 4cm, (29 components). Photograph: Craig Arnold. Courtesy the artist and Sabbia Gallery

SNO Contemporary Art Projects
Level 2, 207 & 208, 30-40 Harcourt Parade, Rosebery 2018.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00.

SOHO Galleries Sydney
Waterloo Design Centre, 105/197 Young Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9326-9066
Fax 9358-2939.
Daily trading, closed public holidays.
Sept 7 to 30 Water by Chris Kenyon – contemporary abstract paintings, and group sculpture.

Chris Kenyon, Reef Sunrise Kokomo Island, mixed media on canvas, 150 x 150cm. Courtesy the artist and Soho Galleries Sydney

Through Sept Jones Bay Wharf ArtPark Australia Sculpture exhibition.
Visit or call 1800-646-131.

Karl Meyer, Foci, Stainless Steel, 2 Pac Paint, 170 x 270 x 160cm. Courtesy the artist and Soho Galleries Sydney

Stella Downer Fine Art
1/24 Wellington Street, Waterloo 2017.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 21 New Ceramics by Richard Spoehr and Prue Venables.
Sept 24 to Oct 26 (opening Sat Sept 28, 3-5pm) The Persistence of Blue by Liz Shreeve.

Liz Shreeve, 2019, watercolour and folded paper on paper, 28 x 28cm. Courtesy the artist and Stella Downer Fine Art

799 Elizabeth Street , Zetland 2017.
(02) 9698-4696.
Directors: Ursula Sullivan and Joanna Strumpf.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Sept 27 to Oct 19 Fictions by Gregory Hodge.
Also, Asset Pack by Baden Pailthorpe.

Utopia Art Sydney
983 Bourke Street, Waterloo 2017.
(02) 9699-2900.
Director: Christopher Hodges.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, or by appt.
Sept 7 to 28 (opening Sat Sept 7, 3-5pm) Richard Larter an exhibition of works from the estate.

Inner West Marrickville Balmain

AIRspace Projects
10 Junction Street, Marrickville 2204.
Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 first three weeks of the month.
Sept 6 to 21 Lisa Patroni, Nick Kleindienst, Anna John and Jana Hawkins-Andersen.

Annandale Galleries
110 Trafalgar Street, Annandale 2038.
(02) 9552-1699.
Directors: Bill Gregory and Anne Gregory (members of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
From Sept 4 (opening Wed Sept 4, 6.30-8.30pm) David Goldblatt: Photographs from Particulars & Intersections.
This will be Goldblatt’s debut commercial exhibition in Australia following the Retrospective at MCA 2018-2019.

David Goldblatt, At Pearly Beach, Wastern Cape. He leadeth me beside the still waters, Memorial to a holiday maker, Bob O’Neil, 2004, digital print in pigment inks on cotton rag paper, edition 6 of 10, 111 x 135cm. Courtesy Annandale Galleries

David Goldblatt, Man sleeping Jouberg Park, Johannesburg, 1975, silver gelatin print on fibre-based paper, edition 9 of 10, 50 x 50cm. Courtesy Annandale Galleries

Art Est. Gallery and Art School
Studio 4, 67-69 Lords Road, Leichhardt 2040.
(02) 9564-1519.
Mon-Fri 9.30 to 5.00, Sat 2.00 to 5.00, call for other times.
Sept 6 to 22 (opening Fri Sept 6, 6-8pm) Against Hollywood by Gilbert Grace

Artereal Gallery
747 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039.
(02) 9818-7473.
Director: Luisa Catanzaro.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Sept 4 to 28 (opening Wed Sept 4, 6-8pm) The gentle night, the gentle breath by Jiaxin Nong, and Ritual Measures by Max Lawrence White.

Articulate project space
497 Parramatta Road (opposite Cass Bros), Leichhardt 2040.
Fri-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 8 (opening Fri Aug 30, 6-8pm) Interminable Present by Samuel James project space project – video drawings and installation made with light. Sept 10 to 20 Architectural Amendments: Building permits a project space project by Sue Callanan. Artist available for discussion: Sun Sept 15, 2-5pm.
Sept 21 to 29 To Russia, a project space project by Fiona Kemp and Virginia Hilyard. Artists available for discussion: Sun 22 and Sun 29 Sept, 2-5pm.
ArticulateUpstairs: Sept 10 to 29 (opening Fri Sept 13, 6-8pm) The Shape of Time IV by Kendal Heyes.
Articulate Backroom: to 8 Sept wall drawing by Margaret Roberts.

Artsite Galleries
165-167 Salisbury Road, Camperdown 2050.
(02) 9519-9677.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions.

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative
55-59 Flood Street, Leichhardt 2040.
(02) 9560-2541.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Aug 28 to Oct 27 (opening Wed Aug 28, 6pm) Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative presents Healing Ourselves, Healing Our Country. We have invited members to contribute works around the concept of healing. Art is proven to be a major contributor to assisting with a number of overwhelming pressures in our world. Art and the act of making it is a vehicle for creativity and healing.

Danielle Gorogo, Islands of Breimba, arylic on cotton paper, 107 x 80cm. Courtesy the artist and Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative

Defiance Gallery, Newtown
47 Enmore Road, Newtown 2042.
(02) 9557-8483.
Directors: Campbell Robertson-Swann & Lauren Harvey.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 26 Figural including works by Anita Larkin, Clara Hali, Charmaine Pike, Gemma Avery, Ingrid Morley, Joe Furlonger, Lea Ferris, Laurence Edwards, Michael Buzacott, Peter Powditch, Paul Hopmeier, Renata Pari-Lewis, Tim Kyle, Tony Slater and Roy Jackson.

Factory 49
49 Shepherd Street, Marrickville 2204.
(02) 9572-9863.
Facebook: Factory 49
Instagram: Factory.49
Thurs-Sat 1.00 to 6.00.
Aug 29 to Sept 7 Group Textile Show – Leslie Giovanelli, Lisa Andrew, Elizabeth Day, Lisa Tolcher and Judy Ann Moule. Sept 12 to 21 (opening Wed Sept 11, 6-pm) Ahn Wells, Alison Smith and Caelli Jo Brooker.
Sept 26 to Oct 5 (opening Wed Sept 25, 6-8pm) Rachel Sherwood and Marisa Pasicznik.

Glass Artists’ Gallery
Level 1, 68 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037.
Tel/Fax (02) 9552-1552.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.30, Sun 1.00 to 5.00.

Kate Owen Gallery
680 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039.
(02) 9555-5283.
Member of the Aboriginal Art Association of Australia.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
Kate Owen Gallery is a multiple award-winning gallery specialising in contemporary Aboriginal art. Artworks range from small affordable works to large investment pieces. Three light-filled floors showcase major exhibitions of Indigenous masters, established artists and new talent. The ground breaking Collectors’ Gallery is dedicated to museum-quality works from Australia’s leading Indigenous artists.
To Sept 15 Quizzical Critters by Karen Napaljarri Barnes – Napaljarri Barnes’ appealing paintings of the birds and animals that live around Yuendumu have captured the hearts of art lovers around the world. Enjoy her latest body of quizzical critters with a selection of large statement pieces and quaint smaller works available to view and purchase in the gallery or online.

Karen Napaljarri Barnes, ‘Ngatijirri Jukurrpa – Budgerigar Dreaming, acrylic on linen, 152 x 91cm. Courtesy the artist and Kate Owen Gallery

Sept 28 to Oct 20 Introducing Niah McLeod – it is with great excitement that we introduce Niah Juella McLeod. Niah is a descendant from the Monero, Wandandian and Yuin people from South Eastern Australia. As the daughter of artist Kathrin Sharp and Aboriginal activist, poet, healer, musician and Yuin Elder Bobby McLeod, Niah’s works tell of stories passed down and unique to her history. A fine dot artist, Niah began painting as a form of meditation. Only first exhibiting her works in public in 2015, this meditative process is evident in her works and explores her spiritual and physical connection with place and people.

Niah McLeod, Ngudjung Yugarang (Mothers Heartbeat), 90 x 150cm. Courtesy the artist and Kate Owen Gallery

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.
To Sept 17 The Knowledge: work by Teachers of Ceramics in TAFE, Universities, Community Colleges and Studios in NSW.
Sept 27 to Oct 20 The Sydney Teapot Show– featuring handmade ceramic teapots from around Australia. From the practical to the inspired. Gallery open seven days during the Teapot Show .

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

Rogue Pop-up Gallery
6/480 King Street, Newtown 2042.
Director: Diane Larter.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.00, Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 8 Shane Forrest: 25 Years.

SCA Galleries
Sydney College of the Arts
Building 29, Kirkbride Way
(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).

The Shop Gallery
112 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Nth Sydney Northern Beaches

Art Space on The Concourse
409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067.
Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Sept 25 to Oct 6 (opening Sat Sept 28, 2-4pm) People & Places by Tony Manning

Artarmon Galleries
479 Pacific Highway, Artarmon 2064.
(02) 9427-0322.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00.
Sept 7 to 21 Unforgettable Landscapes a solo exhibition by Rod Spicer.

Eden Gardens – Macquarie Park
Eden Unearthed: Art in the Gardens
307 Lane Cove Road (cnr Fontenoy Road), Macquarie Park 2113.
Free entry.
To Jan 31, 2020 Eden Unearthed is the largest privately funded exhibition of its kind in Australia. The six-month outdoor showcase features 40 sculpture, textile and interactive sound installations, which all capture something exceptional and ephemeral about our environment. Giant birds, ‘Frankensteined’ trees, water dragons, spider-like creatures created from birds’ nest and yarn bombed gardens enliven the landscape. Read more…

Caitlin Hepworth, Anastasis. Photograph: Brian Rapsey. Courtesy the artist and Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens

Akira Kamada, Rainbow Ceremony, 2019, stainless steel, wool, timber, 800 x 600cm. Photograph: Catherine Makinson. Courtesy the artist and Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens

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.
Sept 4 to Oct 10 (opening Sat Sept 7, 2-4pm) Out Of The Shadows Of A Long Summer – Alison Rehfisch and her modernist contemporaries Jean Appleton, Janna Bruce, Enid Cambridge, Margaret Coen, Grace Cossington Smith, Nancy Goldfinch, Adelaide Perry and Margaret Preston.

Alison Rehfisch, Berrima Landscape. Courtesy the artist and Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

Headland Artists and Sculpture Park
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 Cafe.

Incinerator Art Space
2 Small Street, Willoughby 2068.
(02) 9777-7972.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
West Esplanade Reserve, Manly 2095.
(02) 9976-1421.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
Sept 6 to Oct 20 Wendy Sharpe: Wanderlust – specially curated for MAG&M by the artist, this new iteration of Wendy Sharpe’s travelling exhibition Wanderlust evokes experiences of the artist’s world travels, and reflections upon her time growing up on the Northern Beaches. Her globetrotting explorations over the past 10 years are portrayed in a wide range of paintings, works on paper and artist books. Through travel, Sharpe seeks to encounter what is new and unknown to her, and to discover her own identity and place in the world.

Wendy Sharpe, Self Portrait with Penguin, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Also, Mick Glasheen – Garigal Country: Drawing On The Land – Mick Glasheen has been a pioneering force in the fields of experimental film and interactive media. For the past 25 years, living on the Northern Beaches, he has been drawing and painting the Hawkesbury sandstone landscape of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park with a vision of creating art that becomes an immersive 360 degree experience. This has now been realised in large-scale scroll drawings of major Garigal rock engraving sites through to their transformed state in 3D virtual reality.

Mick Glasheen, Ceremonial Site at Dawn. Courtesy the artist and Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Also, Stu Spence: Unclear, Becoming Clearer – Stu Spence’s photographs are oblique observations of fleeting moments. Ambiguous in meaning, they wait for interpretation and narrative. He is a photographic artist not afraid of ‘blur’ or ‘grain’, or the breaking of conventions of composition. This exhibition illustrates the storytelling possibilities of the photographic medium with original interpretations from writers, poets, and some of Australia’s most celebrated songwriters, all inspired by a Spence image. Curated by Ross Heathcote.

Stu Spence, Come on, Take my hand, 2007. Courtesy the artist and Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Mosman Art Gallery
1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman 2088.
(02) 9978-4178.
Director: John Cheeseman.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols.
Sept 11 to Oct 27 2019 Mosman Art Prize. Established in 1947, the Mosman Art Prize is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious local government art award. As an acquisitive art award for painting, the winning artworks collected form a splendid collection of modern and contemporary Australian art, reflecting all the developments in Australian art practice since 1947. Artists who have won the Mosman Art Prize include Margaret Olley, Guy Warren, Grace Cossington Smith, Weaver Hawkins, Nancy Borlase, Lloyd Rees, Elisabeth Cummings, Adam Cullen, Michael Zavros and Natasha Walsh. The 2019 Judge is internationally acclaimed artist and former Mosman Art Prize winner Guan Wei.

Natasha Walsh, The cicada, 2018, oil on copper, 55.5 x 38cm. Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery

Sept 11 to Nov 17 Tianli Zu: A conversation with SHADOWS. Transforming The Cube to give viewers an immerse experience, A conversation with SHADOWS is a contemporary site-specific installation work of animation projections and hand-cut works by Chinese-Australian multimedia artist Tianli Zu. In this work, the artist continues her investigations into the shadow and its intangibility, its ephemerality and the shadow as a metaphor for both transcendence and the duality of existence.

Tianli Zu, A conversation with SHADOWS, 2012-19, hand-cut acetate film, acrylic, multiple units, 4 channel animation installation. Music by Andrew Zhou. Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery

The New Artisans Gallery
Shop 2, 118 Alfred Street South, Milsons Point 2065.
0439-973-366 , 0439-999-810.
Directors: Pauline and Erika Plumb.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 6.00.
To Oct 5 Primavera Line.

65 Berry Street, North Sydney 2060.
Mon-Fri 12.00 to 4.30.
Project [504] is a studio + gallery with a large portfolio of artists including regular finalists in the Archibald Prize, the Doug Moran and the Sulman Prize.

Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre
25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsby 2077.
(02) 9847-6572.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.

Warringah Printmakers Studio
Cnr Condamine and Lovett streets
(entry on Condamine Street), Manly Vale NSW 2093.
Weekly printmaking classes available.
Sept 13, 14 and 15 Exquisite exhibition, 10am-4pm each day, with demonstrations for the Manly Arts Festival on Sat 14 and Sun 15 Sept, 1-2pm.

White Rhino Artspace
Level 1, 62 Atchison Street, St Leonards 2065.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Refer to website.
Sept 4 to 14 On Fire – Leonie Robison, Paul Hattaway and Adrienne Watson.

Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial 2019 (WVAB)
Sept 4 to Oct 13 The Tenacious Realm exploring the theme of ‘resilience and the community’. Highlights include a public art walk, video screenings, performance art and a program of exhibitions at Incinerator Art Space and Art Space on The Concourse. Part of Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial 2019. Visit the website for more info.

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. Spring 2019 – an exhibition of contemporary Australian art.

Australian Galleries
15 Roylston Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9360-5177
Fax 9360-2361.
Director: Stuart Purves AM.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
Sept 3 to 22 Taking the wood from the only hospital to build a new casino by Cameron Hayes. Read more…
Sept 11 to 15 Sydney Contemporary: Tim Storrier. Paper Contemporary: Divided World by Diane Fogwell, and Curated works on paper.

13 Gurner Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9358-4968.
Tues-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.

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

Cooee Art Paddington
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.
Sept 5 to 28 The Story of the Dot.

Defiance Gallery at Mary Place
12 Mary Place, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9557-8483.
Directors: Campbell Robertson-Swann & Lauren Harvey.
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
Aug 28 to Sept 19 Living the Dream by Guo Jian.
Also, Defiance Artists – group exhibition.
Sept 12 to 15 Artist Profile Projects Presents Guo Jian at Sydney Contemporary. Carriageworks: 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, 2015, Thurs 12-9pm, Fri 12-8pm and Sat-Sun 11-6pm.
Sept 24 to Oct 12 The Abstract One by Bill Brown. Sept 25 to Oct 12 Kevin Connor.

Fellia Melas Gallery
2 Moncur Street, Woollahra 2025.
(02) 9363-5616.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun-Mon by appt only.
From Sept 7 (opening Sat Sept 7, 2-4pm with drinks with the artist) Spring Colours – Sydney by Sally West.

Sally west, South Bondi from North Bondi, oil on canvas, 122 x 152cm. Courtesy the artist and Fellia Melas Gallery

Fox Jensen Gallery
Cnr Hampden Street & Cecil Lane, 23a Roylston Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 8084-4298.
Wed-Sat 12.00 to 5.00.
Sept 5 to Oct 5 The Wounds of Clouds by Aida Tomescu.

Aida Tomescu, Folded into the white on my words III, 2019, oil on Belgium linen, 190 x 153cm. Courtesy the artist and Fox Jensen Gallery

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 Sept 15 Any Day Now by Brendan Huntley.
Sept 19 to Oct 13 Sally Ross.

Sally Ross, Landscape (Green), 2019, oil on wood panel, 150 x 100cm. Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary

Also, GLORIA by Virginia Leonard.

Virginia Leonard, Cleavage, 2019, clay, lustre, resin, 130 x 60cm. Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary

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.
Sept 3 to 15 SCULPTURE.
Sept 17 to 29 Juno Gemes & Judith Crispin.

Olsen Gallery
63 Jersey Road, Woollahra 2025.
(02) 9327-3922.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 14 West Site Stories by Paul Davies.
Sept 12 to 15 Sydney Contemporary.
Sept 16 to Oct 12 The Space into Bicheno by Julian Meagher.
Olsen Annexe: at 74 Queen Street, Woollahra 2025.
(02) 9327-3922.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
8 Soudan Lane (off Hampden Street), Paddington 2021.
(02) 9331-1919.
Director: Roslyn Oxley (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 11.00 to 6.00. Sept 5 to 28 Imants Tillers.

Saint Cloche
37 MacDonald Street, Paddington 2021.
Director: Kitty Wong.
Wed-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00, Mon-Tues by appt.
Visit website for exhibition program.

Thienny Lee Gallery
176 New South Head Road (opp Edgecliff Train Station), Edgecliff 2027.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 11.00 to 4.00.
To Sept 3 Edge of the Id by Phillipa Butters and Paul Williams.
Sept 5 to 24 Recasting by Brandt Lewis.

Brandt Lewis, Greener Pastures, oil on canvas, 50 x 30cm. Courtesy the artist and Thienny Lee Gallery

Wagner Contemporary
2 Hampden Street, Paddington 2021.
(02) 9360-6069, 0419-251-013.
Tues-Sun 10.30 to 6.00, Mon by appt.
Sept 1 to 25 Shadows of Desire by Rosemary Valadon.

Rosemary Valadon, Studio Still Life with Autumn Leaves, oil on canvas, 101 x 101cm. Courtesy the artist and Wagner Contemporary

Eastern Suburbs

Cooee Art Bondi
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. Tues-Sat 10.00 to 6.00, Sun-Mon 10.00 to 3.00.
Sept 5 to 28 The Story of the Dot.

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
Woollahra Council Chambers
536 New South Head Road, Double Bay 2028.
(02) 9391-7000.
Exhibition on view Oct 12 to Nov 3, Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat-Sun 10am to 4pm.
Visit website for more information.

Greater Sydney

Art Atrium
Cnr Daniel and Daphne streets, Botany 2019.
Director: Simon Chan.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00, or by appt.
Sept 28 to Oct 12 (opening Sat Sept 28, 2.30-4.30pm with artists) Moments In Life – Julie Harris, Teena McCarthy, Asher Milgate and Simon Reece. Artists in Conversation: Sat Oct 12, 2.30-4.30pm.

Australia – China Institute for Arts and Culture Gallery, Western Sydney University (Parramatta Campus)
Ground floor, EA Building, Room EA.G.13,
Parramatta Campus, cnr James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2216.
(02) 9685-9943.
Mon-Thurs 10.00 to 3.00.
Parking $9 per day.
To Oct 4 Chasing the Mountain Light – an exhibition featuring photographs by Yan Zhang.

Campbelltown Arts Centre
1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown 2560.
(02) 4645-4100.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To Oct 13 Marama Dina borne of ongoing research and engagement led by The Veiqia Project, the Marama Dina exhibition sees iTaukei (Indigenous Fijian) women take over C-A-C to share the exploration of cultural rejuvenation and celebration with the wider community.
Also, Yirran Miigaydhu presents new works that reflect on the important relationship between country, plants, seasons, rivers and the ocean ñ embodying connection and embracing knowledge.

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-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 9.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
To Sept 8 Astronaut featuring artists Adam Norton, Tony Albert, David Haines & Joyce Hinterding, Darren Sylvester, Mog&Mog and Chris Caines. Also, Future featuring works by artists Christelle Hug, Michael Cook, Kalanjay Dhir, Clinton Gorst and David Greenhalgh.
Also, Under the Same Moon featuring Daniel Boyd, Guan Wei, Hedar Abadi, Leanne Tobin, Macarthur Astronomical Society, and more.
Sept 2 to 20 Len Hurley. Sept 21 to Oct 27 Svetlana Panov.
Also, The Song Tree Project featuring works by Michelle Belgiorno, Svetlana Panov and other local artists.

Hazelhurst 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 Sept 8 David Hockney Prints – over 80 works by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century, and an important contributor to the 60s pop art movement.

David Hockney, Afternoon Swimming, 1980, lithograph, edition of 55, 80.6 x 100.6cm. © David Hockney / Tyler Graphics Ltd. Photograph: Richard Schmidt. Courtesy the artist and Hazelhurst Arts Centre

Front: Kasane Low lotus lotus (red), 2017, Joss paper, red thread, one sheet of beeswax, (winner 2017 People’s Choice Award). Back: Waratah Lahy Three hundred and sixty six 2016, pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper. Courtesy the artists and Hazelhurst Arts Centre

Sept 21 to Nov 17 Hazelhurst Art On Paper Award 2019 – an exhibition of selected entries from an arts competition promoting excellence in the field of Art on Paper. Features a diverse range of paper media including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking and video.

HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures
Rookwood Cemetery, 1 Hawthorne Avenue, Rookwood 2141.
Free entry.
Open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Sept 7 to Oct 7 Discover Rookwood Cemetery and take in the outdoor showcase of sculptures that explore history, culture, remembrance and love in the 2019 HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures exhibition. Read more…

Tal Mor Sinay, Refuge, 2018. HIDDEN 2018. Courtesy the artist and HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures

Hurstville Museum & Gallery
14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville
(02) 9330-6444.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 2.00 to 5.00.

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

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,
Parramatta Campus, cnr of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere 2116.
(02) 9685-9210.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00 and the first Sat of each month. Parking $9 per day.
To Oct 23 Balnhdhurr – A Lasting Impression – an exhibition celebrating the Yirrkala Print Space, presented by Artback NT in association with Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, exhibited by Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University.

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 Oct 4 Our Journey through Japan –ñ an exhibition featuring artworks by students from Greenway Park Primary School.

Modern Art Gallery
Mt Omei, Leacocks Lane, Casula 2170.
Exhibition opening and artist talk Sat Aug 31 and Sun Sept 1, 1-5pm and Sat Sept 7 and Sun Sept 8 Dancing with Sculptures by Vince Vozzo introducing life drawings. Vozzo is also showing at Artisans in the Gardens at Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens Oct 18 to 27.

Parramatta Artists’ Studios
Level 1 & 2, 68 Macquarie Street, Parramatta 2150.
(02) 9806-5230.
Open during events and by appt.

Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio
Auburn Botanic Gardens, cnr Chisholm and Chiswick streets, Auburn 2144.
(02) 8757-9029.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Sept 21 to Oct 20 Gallery 1: Matahari by Kalanjay Dhir. In the resurgence of astrology, mindfulness and yoga, ‘Matahari – Eye of the Day’ invokes past cross-cultural practices of solar worship and speculates on how to improve interfaces with our bodies, the material world and one another. Matahari is Kalanjay Dhir’s second solo exhibition. Kalanjay is currently working out of Parramatta Artists’ Studios and hosts the Wednesday Sunset show on FBi Radio alongside DJ Atro.

Installation shot of Aruna Mirror. Photograph: Garry Trinh. Courtesy the artist and Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Centre

Gallery 2: Tomorrow’s Canvas – over a six-month period, artists Del Lumanta, Emma Fielden, Kalanjay Dhir and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran from Parramatta Artists’ Studios and young developing artists from Western Sydney have met to collaborate, share ideas and make artwork together. Tomorrow’s Canvas is the culmination of this program celebrating the exceptional creative outcomes from Western Sydney’s young people. A partnership between Peacock Gallery, Parramatta Artists’ Studios and Information Cultural Exchange.

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