Last week: 'The Perversity of Purpose'

August 2013

Don’t miss Kylie Stillman’s fantastic exhibition. Last day is Saturday 31 August.


August 2013

Kylie Stilman’s work is in 'Unbound' at Macquarie University Art Gallery. Curated by Rhonda Davis and John Potts, the exhibition asks: ‘when is a book a book?’ Until 7 September.

From the Depths

August 2013

Collaborative woodcut prints by Tony Coleing and Robert Cooney, from a show called ‘The Plumbers of Homebush Bay’, are included in ‘Robet Cooney: From the Depths’ at Newtown Hub Gallery until1 September.

Whatever happened to art criticism?

August 2013

a Danks Street galleries conversation on contemporary art
Join us on Wednesday August 7 at 7pm. Seats are limited so come early!
The panel:
Col Jordon - Artist, Emeritus Professor University of New South Wales, former art critic, ‘Illawarra Mercury’
Helge Larsen - Jeweller, Former Associate Professor and Head of Jewellery at Sydney College of the Arts
Katrina Strickland - Deputy Editor, Australian Financial Review Magazine
MC: Christopher Hodges
Venue: Dominik Mersch Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo
Pre-conversation drinks and share platters will be available for purchase from 5pm in the new Danks Street Diner (9698 8595). Grab a tasting plate and two glasses of wine for $30.

Save the date: new paintings by Helen Eager

August 2013

Our next show at Utopia Art Sydney opens on Saturday 7 September.
Get excited!

Image: Helen Eager in her studio, July 2013

Kylie Stillman

August 2013

Kylie Stillman's exhibition ‘The Perversity of Purpose’ is now showing.
View online catalogue

Image: (cue)eucalypt(tpyl), 2013, hand-cut paperback books, 39 x 54 x 11cm

No Boundaries

August 2013

Work by Utopia Art Sydney artists will be exhibited at the Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre in Victoria for their exhibition ‘No Boundaries’
from 24 August – 6 October 2013.

Papunya Tula Artists special event:

July 2013

On Saturday 20 July at 3pm Christopher Hodges will talk about 25 years of representing Papunya Tula Artists, their history and the artists who are painting now.
Click here to view the online catalogue

New work from Peter Maloney:

July 2013
Image: ray johnson backstroking, 2013, acrylic & graphite on canvas, 26 x 26cm

Coming Up: Kylie Stillman

July 2013

‘The Perversity of Purpose’, an exhibition of new sculpture by Kylie Stillman, will be opening on Saturday 3 August from 3 – 5pm. Save the date!

Art on Paper: Hazelhurst Art Award 2013

July 2013

See work by Utopia Art Sydney artists Helen Eager, Peter Maloney, Kylie Stillman and John R Walker in the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery Art on Paper award. Exhibition runs until Sunday 25 August.

Find us on Twitter

July 2013

Christopher Hodges is now tweeting – find him @utopiaartsydney.

Double the art, double the fun!

June 2013

UPSTAIRS – Marea Gazzard - last week
Don’t miss this survey of Marea Gazzard’s sculpture in clay and bronze. Last day is next Saturday 29 June.
Click here to view the online catalogue

DOWNSTAIRS: Christopher Hodges

June 2013

‘Something from Nothing’ opens next Wednesday 26 June from 5 - 7pm at The Depot Gallery.
Click here to view the online catalogue

New Wednesday opening hours

June 2013

The 2 Danks St Galleries will now be opening their doors until 7pm on Wednesday nights.

Next Wednesday 26 June there will be live music and a special winter menu offered by Danks St Diner.

ALLFORART: June 2013

June 2013

Click here to read the latest issue of online magazine All For Art and Art For All:

The 2 Danks Street award for art criticism

June 2013

Are you a new writer looking to get published?
Entrants will be asked to review exhibitions at 2 Danks Street from June to August. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1,000, publication in Artist Profile and online magazine All For Art and Art For All. Closing date for entries is 30 August 2013.
Click here for more information

Save the date: Christopher Hodges at The Depot Gallery

June 2013

‘Something from Nothing’, an exhibition of Christopher Hodges sculpture will be popping up
at the Depot Gallery,
2 Danks Street from 25 June to 6 July, 2013.

Image: christopher hodges little flower space 2010/11 mild steel, 76.5 x 84.5 x 33cm

Kylie Stillman: Air Born

June 2013

Works by Kylie Stillman will feature in ‘Air Born’, an exhibition looking at contemporary art inspired by birds, at the McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, from 23 June to 6 October 2013.

Peter Maloney acquisition

June 2013

We are pleased to annouced that the painting Equinox (pictured), from Peter Maloney’s exhibition ‘Radar & Other Fabulous Colours’ has been acquired by a public institution.

Image: peter maloney equinox 2012 acrylic on polyester 161 x 122cm

Angus Nivison: last week!

May 2013

Saturday 4 April will be the last day of Angus Nivison’s
exhibition “Letters Home”. The artist will be in the gallery on the Saturday so please drop by for a chat and a last look at his magnificent show.

Next up: Peter Maloney

May 2013

‘Radar & Other Fabulous Colours’, an exhibition of Peter Maloney’s latest work, will open on Saturday 11 May. Save the date!

Image: peter maloney eros 2012 acrylic on polyester, 161 x 120cm

David Aspden at MPRG

May 2013

The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery touring exhibition 'David Aspden: A Survey' will be at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from 2 May - 2 June, 2013.
Meet the curator:
Richard Perram, director of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and curator of David Aspden: A Survey, will discuss the exhibition at MPRG on Thursday 9 May, 5.30pm for 6-7pm.
Bookings essential. General admission $15. See the MPRG website for more information.

Last Tango

May 2013

It’s time to say a fond farewell to Helen Eager’s inaugural wall painting, commissioned for the opening of the new MCA in 2012.
Today is the last day visitors will be able to enjoy Eager’s striking composition before scaffolding goes up on Friday.

Image: helen eager tango 2012 Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.