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Open Gallery - Patsy Payne

Sydney Morning Herald
October 16-17 2010
Kristie Lau

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Steel works by Patsy Payne.

Brenda May Gallery, 2 Dank Street, Waterloo, 93181122. Tue-Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm. Until October 24.



Behind the scenes

Newcastle Herald
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Jill Stowell

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The annual exhibition of work by the practising artists on the staff of the Newcastle Art School usually takes place at the start of the academic year to introduce the new students to their coming mentors.

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'Best sculpture' at the Battle Contemporary Fine Art Fair

17th September 2010

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Jacek Wankowski has won the 'Best Sculpture' prize at the Battle Contemporary Fine Art Fair in the UK for his piece - "Red Conus - Shell Spike" 2010.

For more information and to view the catalogue go to http://www.battlefineartfair.co.uk/



ARTIST EXCHANGE

Thurs 9 September 2010
Collection of the Manly Art Gallery & Museum

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Two contemporary artists featured in the "80 Tales from the Vault" exhibition discuss their art practice. Gallery members, artists and arts enthusiasts are invited to engage with the artists and gain an appreciation and understanding of the artists' work in the relaxed and friendly environment of the Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

Where: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade, Manly
When: Thursday 9 September, 7 - 9pm
Bookings: 9976 1421
Cost: $5 (light refreshments served. All members & guests welcome)



EMERGING ARTIST AWARDS 2010

1-27 September 2010
Walker St Gallery

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Walker Street Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of works by finalists from their inaugural Emerging Artist Award.

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Seduction and Subversion

Exhibition Invitation
6 August to 19 September 2010
Orange Regional Gallery

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Seduction and Subversion: The art of James Guppy 1989 - 2009
A Tweed River Art Gallery Touring Exhibition



Metro Art - Robert Boynes

Sydney Morning Herald
20-26 August 2010
Andrew Frost

Robert Boynes's large scale paintings are explorations of how the experience of cinema might be translated to canvas; the artist develops a language of jump cuts, dissolves and montages.



Brick by brick

The Sun-Herald
Sunday, August 1 2010
Andrew Taylor

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WILL COLES'S sculptures are not just decorative. They annoy.
Take the concrete bricks made for his upcoming show at Brenda May Gallery in Waterloo.
At $50, with "F--- you" carved on the side, the bricks are the ideal gift for people you hate, Coles said. "They're are cheaper than any windscreen or shop window you're going to throw them through and the person who picks them up will know they are really hated."
Coles is notorious for scattering concrete sculptures of washing machines, televisions, remote controls and mobile phones around the city and in Newtown.

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Profiles - Will Coles

Art Almanac
August 2010

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I am intrigued by my own vanity as an artist and the motivation that drives me; the narcissism that makes me think I can sell my realised thoughts; the arrogance that holds me to the idea that my thoughts are valuable to the world and the self-importance that my opinions and philosophy are still relevant in this age of consumerism.

Will Coles, "Guns R Us", resin and pigment, 14 x 8 x 5cm



Open Gallery - Angela Macdougall

Sydney Morning Herald
July 17-18 2010
Lissa Christopher

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Sculpture by Angela Macdougall
Brenda May Gallery, 2 Dank Street, Waterloo, 93181122. Tue-Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm. Until August 1.



Artnotes NSW

Art Monthly Australia
August 2010
Leah Haynes

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2/ Will Coles, I Guns R Us I, 201, cold cast resin, iron powder. Will Coles is showing at Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, from 3 to 29 August. www.brendamaygallery.com.au



Open Gallery - GREEN

Sydney Morning Herald
July 19-20 2010
Lissa Christopher

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Highlights of this group show - which explores environmental concerns, conservation and sustainable living - include Jimmy Rix's Chainsaw, sculptured from forest oak, Emily Valentine's unsettling bird-animal hybrids and Janet Tavener;s fast-food snacks made of coloured resin.
Brenda May Gallery, 2 Dank Street, Waterloo, 93181122. Tue-Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm. Until July 4.