Christopher Hodges - Artist ProfileMarch 2013
Grab a copy of the current Artist Profile (issue 22, 2013), to read Anne Sanders’ excellent interview with Christopher Hodges.
Marea Gazzard - Art Gallery of South AustraliaMarch 2013
Marea Gazzard’s ceramic sculpture Torso 1 of 1967 is included in ‘The mind’s eye’, an exhibition of works from the Art Gallery of South Australia’s collection.Image: New to the stockroom: Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, untitled, 2012, acrylic on linen, 122 x 107cm
Angus Nivison: A SurveyFebruary 2013
Online catalogue now live, with with installation shots and press clippings from the touring exhibition, curated by Sandra McMahon.
Angus Nivison fans can also look forward to his solo exhibition at Utopia Art Sydney, which will open on Saturday 6 April – save the date!
Christopher Hodges' University of Western Sydney commissionFebruary 2013
‘Curl Curl’ looks fabulous at the entrance to the University of Western Sydney’s Parramatta Campus.
It was installed last week.
Bird Bath: only one week to goFebruary 2013
Don’t miss this unique exhibition, which may just be for the birds.
Last day: Saturday 23 February.
What's on in March?February 2013
Our next exhibition squeezes twenty five years of Utopia Art Sydney history and as many artists in a salon hang, with floor to ceiling art. 2 – 30 March.
Art Month event - Parallel LinesFebruary 2013
Christopher Hodges and Jane Raffan will discuss collecting Aboriginal art with a hands-on guide in the gallery stockroom.
Saturday 16 March, 2 – 5pm.
Angus Nivison: A Survey at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney until 10 FebruaryJanuary 2013
Sunday 3 February, 3pm:
Join R. Ian Lloyd, photographer of Studio: Australian Painters on the Nature of Creativity, for a Q&A session with Angus Nivison on the challenges of being a regional-based artist and the luxury of enjoying a large studio space.
Sunday 10 February, 3pm:
Angus Nivison in conversation with Christopher Hodges.
Some great reading:
John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald
Elizabeth Fortescue, The Daily Telegraph 21/12/12
Susie Burge, ARTRAVELIFE
Brooke Lewis, McGrath: The Weekly Magazine
Some great listening:
Angus Nivison interview on Canvas, FBI Radio
Bird Bath,January 2013
our first exhibition of the year, opened with a bang last night, but all you lucky people still on holidays can catch it until 23 February.
The catalogue is online now.
Community IV: Celebrating Forty Years of Papunya Tula Artists floor talk Saturday 8 December at 4pmDecember 2012
Our final show of the year is not to be missed. Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, founded in 1972, is celebrating its forty year anniversary this year. Utopia Art Sydney is proud to have represented this artist run company since 1988. In this group show, young and old, emerging and established artists hang side by side, showcasing the broad range of paintings produced by the Papunya Tula Artists community. Last day: Saturday 22 December, 2012
Angus Nivison in DobellDecember 2012
We are pleased to announce that Angus Nivison has been selected for the Dobell Prize for Drawing, 2012 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, until 10 February, 2013.Image: angus nivison counterpoint 2012 acrylic, charcoal, pigments & gesso on paper, 153 x 206cm
Introducing Dr Liz CoatsDecember 2012
Liz Coats has completed her doctoral work at the Australian National University on ‘Organic Growth and Form in Abstract Painting.’ Well done Liz!
Helen Eager’s wall painting Tango, commissioned for the opening of the MCA, features in the Sydney Magazine today.
John R Walker, 'Winter in the Fire Forest' floor talk Saturday 10th November, 3pmNovember 2012
Visit the gallery on Saturday, November 10 at 3pm to hear Bryan Hooper discuss John R Walker’s latest body of work – until November 17.Image: installation view, john r walker, winter in the fire forest, utopia art sydney
John Bursill at Parliament House VictoriaNovember 2012
John Bursill’s ‘In Landscape: Drought, Fire & Flood’ will be opened by Frank McGuire MP at Queens Hall, Parliament House Victoria on Tuesday 13 November at 6.30pm. From November 12 – 16 , 2012.Image: john bursill, in landscape, burke and wills track, glenhope 1, 2009-11 archival inkjet print on velin arches, 115 x 170cm
Angus Nivison in NewcastleNovember 2012
Angus Nivison: A Survey opened at The University Gallery, The University of Newcastle on Saturday October 24. The exhibition will be in Newcastle until November 10.
The next stop of Tamworth Regional Gallery’s touring exhibition is the S H Ervin Gallery Sydney, from January 5 – February 10, 2013.
Artbank acquires latest Peter MaloneySeptember 2012
We are pleased to announce that the first of Peter Maloney’s most recent series of vibrant paintings is to be part of Artbank’s collection. This news bodes well for Maloney’s show at the gallery next year!Image: peter maloney above and below trimouille island 2012 acrylic on polyester, 161 x 120cm
John Bursill: In LandscapeSeptember 2012
The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Cnr Carpenter & Wilson Streets, Brighton Vic. 15 September - 21 October 2012. View the works online
‘John Bursill - Shadow Maker’, a preview essay by Geoff Wallis, can be found in the current, fifth anniversary issue of Artist Profile.
David Aspden survey: BRAGSeptember 2012
Don’t miss this fabulous survey, at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery until 23 September 2012.Image: david aspden spring comes to upper swainswick 1972, acrylic on canvas, 156 x 421.5cm
Spring is Sprung:September 2012
Danks Street Galleries Spring Equinox opening 19.9.12
Opening at Utopia Art Sydney: a survey of Christopher Hodges’ works on paper, from 1988 to 2012.
Book now for a Spring dinner for the occasion, designed by Jared Ingersoll at the Danks Street Depot.
Special price: two courses for $45.
Call 9698 2201 or email email@example.com
Image: christopher hodges yellow flower 2003 acrylic on paper, 168 x 152cm
Kylie Stillman: LocalSeptember 2012
Find sculpture by Melbourne-based artist Kylie Stillman at Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee.
‘Local, an exhibition of Wyndham’s professional artists’ closes 30 September. Save the date: 19 September 2012, 5 - 8pm.
Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri: dOCUMENTA (13)June 2012
Work by Papunya Tula artist Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri is included in dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany until 16 September 2012.
Don’t miss his paintings in our current show, 'Classic Works from Papunya Tula Artists', which ends this Saturday 16 June!
Yukultji Napangati Wins the 2012 Alice PrizeJune 2012
Congratulations to Yukultji Napangati who has been awarded the 37th Alice Prize, a national contemporary art award, judged this year by Nick Mitzevich, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Paintings by Yukultji Napangati will be on display at the Utopia Art Sydney stand at the Melbourne Art Fair 2012 in August.
SAM - Seattle Art MuseumJune 2012
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection
Christopher Hodges has just returned from Seattle, where he spoke as a panelist at a symposium in conjunction with Ancestral Modern at the Seattle Art Museum.
Margaret Levi and Bob Kaplan’s collection includes many of our gallery artists. Exhibition open until 2 September, 2012.