I blabbed about this on monday - so here are serious details
friday night - you can be at COFA - for drawing at KUDOS and/or Ivan Doucherty
or you can come over to Marrickville (or start at Marrickville at 5pm - and race over to Paddo)
You are invited to attend the opening of the annual TIM OLSEN DRAWINGPRIZE, in association with Sydney Drawing Festival 4-6pm Friday 15 Julyat Kudos Gallery, 6 Napier St. Paddington.Now in it’s fifth year the Award aims to support and encourage excellencein Drawing and to promote Drawing as an independent area of practice andresearch. The Award is open to senior students in the Master of Arts,Honours and Master of Fine Arts programmes within the Drawing and PaintingDepartments at COFA and has, as a prerequisite a strong focus on and a highlevel of achievement in drawing practice and research.Also opening on Friday at COFA is 'Drawing: a Matter of Life and Death'.This conference will explore not only the crucial importance of drawing tomany facets of life but deal with those who are drawn to the complexsubject matter of mortality. The artist and educators include PeterPommerer from Germany, Sandy Moffat from Scotland, Peng Bo from China, JacSoarsa from Costa Rica, Andrew Sayers, Mike Parr and Mike Esson fromAustralia. http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/research/idri/drawingconnections3/Sydney Drawing Festival is an initiative of the International DrawingResearch Institute, a consortium of three art schools from GlasgowSchool of Art, Scotland, the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing,China, and the College of Fine Arts, Sydney. IDRI is well suited toexamine the cultural dimensions of drawing, by bringing together a widerange of talents from the Indigenous culture of Australia, China,Europe and the Anglo-Celtic tradition. The purpose is to focus on allaspects of drawing, foster drawing research and basically support thedrawing process, through exchange exhibitions, drawing workshops,publications, conferences, etc.for more information about the Sydney Drawing Festival visithttp://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/sydneydrawingfestivalTim Olsen Drawing Prize opens 4-6pm Friday 15 JulyKudos Gallery6 Napier St. Paddington NSW 2021exhibition dates 13 - 23 July 2005Kudos Gallery is a UNSW College of Fine Arts Students' Association servicethreatened by the Fed. Govt.'s proposed VSU legislationhttp://www.cofasa.unsw.edu.au
here are details for Marrickville Open studio Trail
MEDIA RELEASEInaugural MOST 2005 – Marrickville Open Studio Trail20 studio sites and art spaces across the Marrickvillearea“Come and see artists in their natural habitat” Saturday and Sunday 16 and 17 July10am – 4pm Open Studio Performance night and exhibition Saturday 16 July from 6pmAlpha House Artists Housing CooperativeLevel 1, 226 Union Street South Newtown MOST showcases the artistic and cultural richness ofMarrickville, an area with one of the highestpercentages of artists, cultural workers and artsindustries of any local government area in Australia! From puppetry at the Sydney Puppet Theatre in the MarySt Studio Complex in St Peters to performance piecesat Tooth Studios in Sydenham and furniture making,props, painting, poetry, drawings, jewellery, mosaics,prints, photographs and sculptures at Lennox StreetStudios in Newtown and Stone Villa Inc at Sydenham andmuch more! Over 120 artists in 20 studio sites and art spacesacross Marrickville invite you to be part of thisinaugural showcase and studio trail. Resident curator Terry Cutcliffe at the Addison RoadGallery will show his selection of works on or ofpaper by 12 artists from the Ultimo Project artist’scooperative in the Addison Rd Centre to coincide withthe 10th Sydney Art on Paper Fair. Opening night is onFriday 15 July at 5pm and the exhibition continuesuntil 30 July. The art and cultural events continue in Newtown. Alsopart of MOST will be a performance night andexhibition on Saturday 16 July from 6pm at AlphaHouse, celebrating 20 years since a housingco-operative, creating affordable housing and artsspaces in the area. The Original Fine Art Group will hold an art auctionat the Gladstone Hotel on the 16 July to raise fundsfor OXFAM. All art has been donated. Viewing of theart will be from 4pm - 6.30pm with the auctionstarting at 7pm. Email me if you want a map - or got to the addisonroad conetre on friday night - or come here onsaturday!cheersMargaret MOST Participating studios:The Ultimo ProjectAddison Rd Centre142 Addison Rd Marrickville NSW 2204Contact: Wayne Hutchinst: 9550 9580The Addison Rd Centre Artists StudiosAddison Rd Centre142 Addison Rd Marrickville NSW 2204Contact: Terry Cutcliffet: 9518 3709 The Addison Rd Gallery142 Addison RdMarrickville NSW 2204Contact: Terry Cutcliffet: 9518 3709Alpha House226 Union StNewtownContact: Margaret Mayhewt: 9516 3246Lennox Street Studios111 Lennox StNewtownContact: Loris Quantockt: 0417 062 140Stone Villa Inc19 Railway RdSydenhamt: 9516 1787Mary Street Studio Complex:Studio 464Splinter WorkshopYourworkshopThe Sydney Puppet TheatreBuildings 1, 5, 6 73 -75 Mary StreetSt PetersContact: Floria Toscat: 0423 829 978SNO Group11 Faversham StMarrickvilleContact: Dr Billy Gruner t: 9559 1675 or 0431 434 904 Tom Bass Sculpture Studio1a Clara St ErskinevilleContact: Ann Fischer t: 9565 4851Tooth Studios67 Sydenham RdSydenham(enter via Sydenham Lane)Contact: Sarah Bunnt: 0400 453 049South Street Studios1b South StreetTempeContact: Jann Frencht: 0410 632 903 Flour Mill Studios3 Gladstone St NewtownContact: Kate Owent: 0400 508 050Inner West Cultural Services: Newtown PrecinctArtspace ProgramSidetrack Performance Group & TheatreAddison Rd Centre142 Addison RdMarrickville@newtown club52 Enmore RdEnmoreGladstone Hotel472 Marrickville Rd (cnr New Canterbury Rd)Dulwich Hill New View GalleryKing Street at 277 Australia St Newtown (next toOscillate Wildly)PACT Theatre107 Railway Parade ErskinevilleContact: Rosarela Meza at IWCS t: 9550 4156.
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