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HAZELHURST ARTS CENTRE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH THE WORKS OF 350 ARTISTS

Belinda Allen ”Black heart 1′ (bushfire mandala ) 2020- pigment print on cotton rag

Hazelhurst Arts Centre will open a new exhibition, which will celebrate 20 years of the gallery and will feature more than 350 southern Sydney artists, many of whom are some of Australia’s best known.

Sutherland Shire Mayor, Councillor Steve Simpson acknowledged the success of the gallery in continuing to deliver innovative and charming exhibitions annually.

“This a huge milestone and I know our community will agree Hazelhurst is an extraordinary place that is much valued by all who visit,” Mayor Simpson said.

“It’s fitting we celebrate this special occasion with such an exceptional exhibition that has drawn interest from a host of talented local and regional artists.

“Year on year Hazelhurst welcomes an array of world-class exhibitions, and it’s great to see the gallery continue to grow and attract visitors near and far.” Continue reading HAZELHURST ARTS CENTRE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH THE WORKS OF 350 ARTISTS

MINING PYRITE – FREE ART EXHIBITION @ SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

MINING PYRITE is a NEW exhibition to be displayed for FREE at Newington Armory Gallery at Sydney Olympic Park, from 10 am-4 pm every weekend from Saturday 17 June – Sunday 20 August 2017 (inclusive).

Curated by Cassandra Hard-Lawrie and Nick Vickers, MINING PYRITE will feature the works of 20 international and local contemporary artists, each of whom have drawn inspiration from Sydney Olympic Park and used its facilities to create their artworks. The diverse exhibition spans a broad range of expressive media forms including installation, sculpture, photography, multimedia, video, painting and more.

Gaining its title from the mineral ‘pyrite’, or ‘Fools Gold’, this exhibition explores the parallel narrative of failure and success that can be drawn from any ‘artist’s’ story.

Curator Nick Vickers draws comparison between the development of Sydney Olympic Park and that of the artist’s journey-“The constant testing and exploration of the boundaries of what does and doesn’t work is the stock and trade of creativity,” explained Vickers.

During the past 12 years, Sydney Olympic Park Authority has supported more than 170 artists’ journeys of exploration by providing its artists-in-residence program. The program allows artists to take inspiration on-site of the historic, heritage-listed Newington Armory precinct, via its unique studio spaces available for rent to artists. Continue reading MINING PYRITE – FREE ART EXHIBITION @ SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK