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Alan Baker drawings go on exhibition

Camden’s Alan Baker Art Gallery will present its first feature exhibition from this Thursday, April 11. The exhibition will bring to life 20th century, previously unseen drawings by Alan Baker, including the two featured alongside this story.  The exhibition, Drawing Life, will also feature artwork from the local artist’s contemporariesRead more »


Creativity is the name of the game: Camden art prize

Looking for creativity: artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize. Artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize, says he will be looking for creativity from the entrants. “It may be an image never beforeRead more »

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost open award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands).

Fisher’s open prize goes to ‘ghost’ artist

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands) features a “blank sheet’’ upon which the body becomes a text. This has been a recurring motif across his varying practices, transforming in different contexts from emails, to paper, Word.Doc, google.doc, to film, to a white bedRead more »

Viki Murray's Like Bees To The Honeypot.

Four new exhibitions to be launched on June 16

Campbelltown Arts Centre will launch four new exhibitions on Saturday, June 16. One of them focuses on local artist David Hawkes. Looking In: A Survey of David Hawkes – 1989 to Now is an intimate view into the life and eminent career of David Hawkes spanning the past three decades.Read more »

Wendy Harmer checks out her handiwork.

Wendy Harmer ponders secret stories of Casula

Best selling author, comedian and ABC Radio Sydney Mornings presenter WENDY HARMER, who has curated an exhibition from the Casula Powerhouse arts centre collection of more than 5,000 artworks, writes here that Casula Secrets reveals some of the interesting and mysterious stories of this South West Sydney suburb: Casula isRead more »


Local author to launch new book in Campbelltown

Campbelltown City Library Service will host a poignant talk by local author and long-time resident of the Macarthur region, John R Bicknell, to launch his new book, Twelve Years In “Care”: A British Child Migrant’s Story. The book launch at HJ Daley Library on Wednesday, October 11 will be partRead more »

The Faith exhibition commemorates Aboriginal rights activist Faith Bandler.

New exhibitions explore Australian identity, heritage, belief and community

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will unveil five new exhibitions with a spectacular launch day on Saturday, October 7. Running until November, the exhibitions will explore Australian identity, heritage, belief and community. Exhibitions include Have you seen MY Emily?, an examination of Australia’s complex relationship with Aboriginal art and artists; AlRead more »


The write way to talk up endangered species

The Macarthur region’s talented young writers and artists have been recognised at the Threatened Species art and writing competition awards presentation at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. The presentation was held on National Threatened Species Day last week and provided entrants with the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of theRead more »


Prestigious botanical art award exhibition comes to Mt Annan

For the first time in its history, the Margaret Flockton Award exhibition will be leaving its traditional home of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Its new home from this Saturday will be the PlantBank in the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. From September 16 to November 12 the exhibition, whichRead more »

Artists will work with local community groups to produce creative content for the urban screen in Liverpool's Macquarie Mall.

Creative arts hubs across Western Sydney to share $400,000

Create NSW has announced that eight sites across Western Sydney have been selected to share funding of over $400,000 in order to create hubs for a diverse mix of arts, screen and digital projects and organisations. Create NSW CEO Michael Brealey said that the Western Sydney Making Spaces Initiative enablesRead more »

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