This exhibition will feature 11 exquisite artworks by artist Mitzi Vardill, exploring notions of memory and the transience of human existence.
Mitzi’s latest charcoal drawings are fragmented memories within landscapes. These deeply layered works celebrate a life well lived. Cherishing the earth from which we all come from and from which we shall all return.
The exhibition runs from 25 October – 5 November at Platform72 Gallery – TWT Creative Precinct – 62 Atchison Street, St Leonards, 2065, N.S.W.
Readers are invited to join the artist for drinks at the Official Opening which will take place on the 29th October between 1 and 3 pm.
Presented by Jenny Morris, ART OF MUSIC is a gala event combining both visual arts and music. Held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales every two years, a group of prominent contemporary visual artists come together to create a music inspired exhibition with each artist choosing an iconic song to use as the inspiration for an original artwork.
At a media function at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, long time head packer at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Steve Peters has announced that French born artist Bruno Jean Grasswill’s portrait of leading Australian actor Michael Caton as the winner of this years’ Packing Room Prize. Mr Grasswill received $1500 prize money.
Peters told the media gathered that he saw Grasswills’ portrait on the first day that paintings were received at the Gallery and knew straight away that it would be a strong contender for the Prize- ‘it was loud, looked very bright and more importantly it looked just like MIchael Caton.’
Michael Caton was on hand to say a few words. Wittily he congratulated the Gallery’s packing staff for their excellent taste.
The Gallery advises that this year 832 Archibald, 653 Wynne and 518 Sulman entries have been received.
The winners of the Archibald Prize, the Wynne Prize, the Sulman Prize will all be announced at the Gallery on midday on the 17th July. The winner of the Young Archies prize will be announced on the 22nd August.