Out & About

News posted Tuesday May 23, 2017

Erwin Fabian was interviewed by Jana Wendt for SBS - you can read the interview here

Samantha Stephenson has started her residency at The Studio at Santa Maria a Rignan, Artist Residency in Tuscany, and has also been selected for Sculpture by Sea, Bondi later this year

Richard Byrnes was a finalist in the Hunters Hill Art Prize. Richard is also having a show at Gosford Regional Gallery 25 May – 27 June and has been selected for Hidden at Rookwood Cemetery later in the year

David Eastwood is in a group show A working model of the world at UNSW Galleries 5 May - 22 July, which includes some of his paintings based on Morandi’s posthumously reconsctructed studio, and also his remarkable scaled model of the studio. David will also be one of the artists in an intriguing new project in August - 9 Hours Underground - at the Opera House Cave, a previously disused and inaccessible section of Sydney Opera House’s car park, curated by Kate Smith 

Geoff Harvey is a finalist in the Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery 7 May – 19 June

Mechelle Bounpraseuth & Drew Holland who were in our recent exhibition New Talent | Recent Graduates are both in Hatched | National Graduate Show at PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Art) 6 May – 20 June

Katherine Edney was runner up at the Hunters Hill Art Prize

Patricia Lawrence was in Sculpture in the Valley in Kangaroo Valley

Geoff Harvey won first prize in the $50K Muswellbrook Art Prize   

Jana Wendt interviews Erwin Fabian for SBS

News posted Wednesday May 3, 2017

1 May 2017
Erwin’s Century
Interview by Jana Wendt for SBS
with images by Damien Pleming

“He fled Nazi Germany into detention as a so-called enemy alien in Australia, then army life, fatherhood, and an overwhelming personal tragedy. But to critics, 101-year-old sculptor Erwin Fabian’s newest art says “life is beautiful”.

click here to read the full interview

out & about

News posted Saturday March 11, 2017

Erwin Fabian was interviewed by Jana Wendt for SBS - you can read the interview here

Samantha Stephenson has started her residency at The Studio at Santa Maria a Rignan, Artist Residency in Tuscany, and has also been selected for Sculpture by Sea, Bondi later this year

Richard Byrnes was a finalist in the Hunters Hill Art Prize. Richard is also having a show at Gosford Regional Gallery 25 May – 27 June and has been selected for Hidden at Rookwood Cemetery later in the year

David Eastwood is in a group show A working model of the world at UNSW Galleries 5 May - 22 July, which includes some of his paintings based on Morandi’s posthumously reconsctructed studio, and also his remarkable scaled model of the studio. David will also be one of the artists in an intriguing new project in August - 9 Hours Underground - at the Opera House Cave, a previously disused and inaccessible section of Sydney Opera House’s car park, curated by Kate Smith 

Geoff Harvey is a finalist in the Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery 7 May – 19 June

Mechelle Bounpraseuth & Drew Holland who were in our recent exhibition New Talent | Recent Graduates are both in Hatched | National Graduate Show at PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Art) 6 May – 20 June

Katherine Edney was runner up at the Hunters Hill Art Prize

Patricia Lawrence was in Sculpture in the Valley in Kangaroo Valley

Geoff Harvey won first prize in the $50K Muswellbrook Art Prize  

Art Money

News posted Tuesday February 28, 2017

Art Money

Interest free loans to buy art available at Robin Gibson Gallery – call the gallery on 93316692 or email carl@robingibson.net for more information

February Summary

News posted Thursday February 16, 2017

RGG artists out and about…

Guy Gilmour, Geoff Harvey, Avital Sheffer, and Mark Thompson have been selected as finalists for the 44th Muswellbrook Art Prize. The exhibition of finalists runs from 12 March to 7 May 2017

Garry Foye & Geoff Harvey have been selected as finalists in this year’s Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize. This will be Garry’s 7th time as a finalist! The exhibition of finalists runs from 25 February to 24 March 2017

Samantha Stephenson has been awarded The Studio at Santa Maria a Rignan, Artist Residency in Tuscany in May-July 2017

Sandra Taylor is in Grafton Regional Gallery’s JADA (Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award), Australia’s richest regional drawing award. The exhibition of finalists is now touring eight galleries in NSW and Queensland until mid 2018. Sandra’s ceramic sculpture Long Distance Swimmer 1996 has also recently been purchased by Grafton for their collection

The entire suite of Jeff Rigby’s drawings and paintings Places of Industry; Where Workers Unite has been purchased by State Libary of NSW (Mitchell) for their collection. There are over 20 works in the suite – quite an achievement!

No Stimulus for Small Business in the Arts

News posted Wednesday June 29, 2016

“No Stimulus for Small Business in the Arts”

By Adrian Newstead, on 14-Jun-2016

“Commercial galleries are the most essential element in the entire enterprise that is the Australian Visual Arts, Here, artists first exhibit their works, and institutions, and collectors purchase them, thereby providing artists with the lion’s share of their income. Classic small businesses, they employ less than 10 people and turnover less than $3 million. According to the ABS there were 514 of them in Australia in 2000. Today no more than 50% of these survive.”

click on the following link to read the full article

No Stimulus for Small Business in the Arts .pdf

Sydney East Art Walk

News posted Friday February 5, 2016

Saturday 6 February 12-4pm

Over 20 galleries in and around Darlinghurst

click here for details

AGNSW conserves Clement Meadmore's FLIPPANT FLURRY

News posted Thursday January 28, 2016

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Art Gallery of NSW Blog
Conserving Clement’s “Flippant Flurry”

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Karen Choy & Margaret Early in Culture Concept Circle

News posted Wednesday January 27, 2016

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Carloyn McDowall profiles Karen Choy’s & Margaret Early’s new solo exhibitions in today’s Culture Concept Circle

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Gallery Closed for Annual Summer Break

News posted Saturday December 19, 2015

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Gallery Closed for Annual Summer Break
20 December – 11 January

click here to see our calendar for 2016

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