Posts Tagged ‘gallery’

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Action out West

April 12, 2014

Two shows curated by Alex Wisser are taking place now: one in a converted Dubbo Firestation and the other in a remote state forest. *  3-30 April (opening Thursday 3 April 6pm). On The Ground: A Survey of Contemporary Painting from the Sydney ARI scene. Curated by Alex Wisser. Featuring: Melanie E Khava, Justin Cooper, [...]

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Low Relief @ Damien Minton Gallery

November 17, 2013

Inspired by two sets of gun-metal grey plan drawers acquired by artist Connie Anthes when Sydney’s last map shop closed in 2011, Low Relief explores the possibilities of shallow space and its relation to mapping place, time and ideas of perception. Twenty artists have each responded to a drawer with its original label intact, with [...]

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Ceramics residency & collaboration

April 18, 2013

Last week was the first week of a 9 week collaborative project between myself and Sydney artist-slash-ceramics pirate Justin Cooper. Undertaken as part of a 9 week artist-in-residence program at Gymea TAFE, experiments with ceramic collage and drawing have begun. A big thank you to Lynda Draper and crew for inviting us to be part [...]

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A Month in the Country @ Hill End Gallery

December 14, 2012

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery has launched an exhibition of recent acquisitions that explore the work of recent Hill End artists in residence. 14 December 2012 – 7 February 2013 Jean Bellette Gallery High Street, Hill End Open 930am – 430pm Monday – Sunday (closed for lunch 1230 – 130pm) A Month in The Country: Seven [...]

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Future Spaces @ Paper Plane Gallery

June 28, 2012

5-22 July, 2012 OPENING WEDNESDAY 4 JULY, 6-8pm FUTURE SPACES | Connie Anthes, Tully Arnot, Bababa International, Biljana Jancic, Teo Treloar. As humans, our curiosities take us to the unknown and drive us to explore new realms of possibility. We desire what is different, unique and new, yet relish in the familiar and safe. We [...]

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Untitled (broken symmetry #5), 2011. Oil on canvas. 100 x 120cm.

BROKEN SYMMETRIES, 2012

May 7, 2012

Broken Symmetries @ Damien Minton Gallery Broken Symmetries included paintings, prints and installation, continuing my investigation of materials, methods and modes of perception. The concept of ‘broken symmetry’ refers to a mathematical model that examines how very symmetrical systems or objects can often spontaneously collapse. Using this idea as inspiration for the development of the [...]

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Artbank and Bathurst Regional Gallery acquire works

May 4, 2012

Artbank, the largest buyer of emerging contemporary Australian art in the country, has acquired 3 paintings from the Broken Symmetries series currently on show at Damien Minton Gallery. In addition, Bathurst Regional Gallery purchased the first edition of the Bone Harmony series, which was developed during a 2011 residency at Haefliger’s Cottage in Hill End. [...]

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Solo show opens this week

April 15, 2012

Tomorrow is installation day at Damien Minton Gallery, with a show of new paintings, prints and installation going up. The promotional flyer now takes pride of place on the fridge among the pizza vouchers. Broken Symmetries | CONNIE ANTHES 17 APRIL – 5 MAY 2012 OPENING DRINKS 17 APRIL, 6 – 8 PM @ Damien [...]

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Untitled (Inflatable #1), 2012.

Art Month Sydney

February 6, 2012

This month, as part of the “do-all-the-things!” extravaganza that is Art Month Sydney, a new show He Blinked Back opens at Firstdraft Gallery. It’s still coming together so I can’t tell you exactly what will show up on the night, but let me just say it involves big, inflatable somethings. Opening Wednesday, 22nd February 6-8pm [...]

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2012 shows

September 27, 2011

Two upcoming exhibitions in early 2012 will showcase new work in development. Watch this space for news of Sydney shows at Firstdraft Gallery as part of Art Month (Feb 22 – Mar 08, 2012) and Damien Minton Gallery (Apr 17 – May 5, 2012). +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Open Studio @ Artspace. Installation detail (enamelled paper miniatures).

OPEN STUDIO @ ARTSPACE, 2011

August 27, 2011

Open Studio @ Artspace Artspace Visual Arts Centre – a leading international residency-based contemporary art centre sets aside a dedicated studio for public viewing of work in progress from its respected residency program. In 2011, as part of my own 3 month stay, I set up a range of apparatuses and experiments I had been [...]

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D.I.A. @ MOP PROJECTS

June 16, 2011

A new collaborative work will be launched tonight at MOP Projects in Chippendale from 6pm. As a Firstdraft Director 2009-10, I had the privilege of running the gallery alongside a great group of artists (Grace Archibald, Lionel Bawden, Debbie Pryor, Georgie Meagher, Dylan Quirk, Kate Scardifield, Jessica Tyrrell) and, happily, I have now been able [...]

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VIDEO ARCHIVE

March 22, 2011

Video Archive Below you’ll find a selection of process documentation capturing recent sound, installation and spatial projects. UNTITLED (MAKESHIFT #3), 2010. Video documentation of construction of the Makeshift series of “drawings-in-space”.   UNTITLED (THE DISAPPEARANCE OF STATIC), 2012. Shown at He Blinked Back, one of a series of inflatable drawings comprised of erased VHS tape [...]

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FINALIST

March 22, 2011

Two small paintings have been selected for the Calleen Art Prize 2011, to be exhibited at Cowra Regional Art Gallery is from 16 April to 29 May. Untitled (Dust and Rain), 2011. Acrylic, charcoal and chalk on paper, mounted on cedar. 26cm x 32.5cm. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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BUNDANON MEETS FIRSTDRAFT

February 26, 2010

Firstdraft Directors 2010 were invited in January to spend 2 weeks as artists-in-residence at Arthur Boyd’s property on the Shoalhaven River, NSW. Thanks to Bundanon Trust, we were able to get working on an upcoming collaborative project that will be shown at MOP Projects in June 2011. Artist-directors involved in the project are Grace Archibald, [...]

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Untitled (Symbol inventory for Anti-Flag Machine), 2006. Graphite on paper. 840 x 594cm.

ANTI-FLAG MACHINE

March 31, 2006

Anti-Flag Machine The most recognised symbol of a culture or nation is their flag. With today’s bland celebration of the ‘globally generic’ – what relevance do these ‘symbols’ have? Nations can now be created and destroyed in an instant using the Anti-Flag Machine. This installation toys with the questions: What happens when you separate symbols [...]

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