Nth Sydney Northern Beaches
Art Space on The Concourse
409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067.
T (02) 8075-8100. W theconcourse.com.au/whats-on H Wed-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 4.00. March 25 to April 5 Stories of Strangers by Trinity Morris – a collection of drawings brought to life by its audience. Visitors are invited to contribute through story and read others responses.
479 Pacific Highway, Artarmon 2064.
T (02) 9427-0322. W www.artarmongalleries.com.au H Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 11.00 to 3.00. March 14 to 31 (opening Tues March 17, 7.30pm) Every kind of Tree – Clem Millward, Glen Preece, Rod Spicer, Bruce Herps, Adelaide Perry, Bela Ivanyi, Kenneth Jack, Edwin Wilson, Donald Ramsay, Patrick Blake, Daniel Pata, Terence O’Donnell, Peter Zanetti and others. To be opened by Alfred Bernhard, Bushland Manager Willoughby Council.
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga 2076.
T (02) 9473-7878. W www.gcsgallery.com.au facebook.com/gcsgallery Free entry. H Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 4.00. To March 19 (opening Sat Feb 28, 2-4pm) ART NORTH – an annual exhibition celebrating the imagination and creativity of HSC Visual Arts students from 20 schools in the Ku-ringgai and Hornsby area. To be opened by Mr Alister Henskens SC MP. RSVP email@example.com. edu.au. March 24 to April 23 Visualising Stories book illustrations from Liz Anelli, Lorena Carrington, Tannya Harricks, Bethany Macdonald and Aura Parker.
Headland Artists and Sculpture Park
Read Place, Headland Park at Georges Heights entrance off Middle Head Road (opposite Cobittee Street), Mosman 2088. T 0409-653-222.
W www.headlandartists.com In beautiful Headland Park 20+ artists working and selling from their studios, three art schools, art restoration and Frenchy’s Cafe.
Incinerator Art Space
2 Small Street, Willoughby 2068. T (02) 9777-7972. W www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/whats-on/visual-arts
H Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. March 4 to 22 (opening Wed March 4, 6-9pm) Water Paper by Reid Butler an exhibition of video, painting and sculpture examining environmental issues and the futility of words. Opening night with guest speaker Saha Jones – Next Generation Development, AGNSW.
West Esplanade Reserve, Manly 2095. T (02) 99761421. E firstname.lastname@example.org
W www.magam.com.au Free entry. H Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00. Feb 28 to March 29 Express Yourself
2020 – a significant annual curated exhibition of artworks by HSC Visual Arts students from high schools across Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Represented are diverse bodies of work including multi-media, digital, sculpture and drawing. In conjunction with Express Yourself, awards are granted annually to students featured in the exhibition: the MAG&M Society Youth Art Award, the Theo Batten Youth Art Award awarded to a student continuing tertiary study in the arts, and the KALOF People’s Choice Award. Also, Bill Leak: Life Drawing – the artwork of Bill Leak returns to MAG&M in the form of this unique and previously unseen collection of life drawings created over a 40 year period. Best known as a leading portrait artist, cartoonist, larrikin and raconteur, Bill Leak (1956-2017) is also remembered as one of the Northern Beaches’ favourite cultural exports to the nation. Leak’s commitment to life drawing stretched back to his school days through art school studies, and persisted throughout his celebrated career. Curated by Ross Heathcote and Johannes Leak, featuring works drawn exclusively from the Bill Leak Estate.
Mosman Art Gallery
1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman 2088.
T (02) 9978-4178. E email@example.com W www.mosmanartgallery.org.au Director: John Cheeseman. Free entry. H Daily 10.00 to 5.00, closed public hols. To March 22 Artists of Mosman:
2088 – is an excellent survey of the region’s thriving artistic community and includes works created by Mosman residents as well as Friends and volunteers of Mosman Art Gallery. The resulting large group exhibition shows contemporary artworks across the mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, sculpture and ceramics. Artists of Mosman: 2088 continues the rich tradition of artmaking which has been upheld by scores of artists, writers and poets throughout the 20th century to the present day. To May 17 Karla Dickens: Mother’s Little Helper – Lismore-based Wiradjuri artist Karla Dickens has partnered with Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian man Bruce Pascoe to create Mother’s Little Helper, a film project produced with Blacklock Media. The work speaks of concerns and the importance of healing “Mother Earth’’ with the help of young people, who are our future and our only hope.
The New Artisans Gallery
Shop 2, 118 Alfred Street South, Milsons Point 2065. T 0439-973-366 , 0439-999-810.
W bit.ly/2Ymitgm Directors: Pauline and Erika Plumb. H Wed-Sat 10.00 to 6.00. Sat March 7, 2-5pm: Blockprinting Workshop. Sat March 21, 10am-1pm: Spring Linen and Fabric Scarf Arm Knitting. www.eventbrite.com.au/o/the-new-artisansgallery-20194269244
65 Berry Street, North Sydney 2060.
W project504.com.au H Mon-Fri 12.00 to 4.30. Project  is a studio + gallery with a large portfolio of artists including regular finalists in the Archibald Prize, the Doug Moran and the Sulman Prize.
White Rhino Artspace
Level 1, 62 Atchison Street, St Leonards 2065. E firstname.lastname@example.org
W www.whiterhinoartspace.com.au @whiterhinoartspace. H Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00. Refer to website.