Art Almanac

Nth Sydney Northern Beaches

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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.

Artarmon Galleries

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 gcsgallery@abbotsleig­h.nsw. 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.

E info@headlandar­tists.com

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 artgallery@northernbe­aches.nsw.gov.au

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 gallery@mosman.nsw.gov.au 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.

E thenwearti­sansgaller­y@gmail.com

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

PROJECT [504]

65 Berry Street, North Sydney 2060.

W project504.com.au H Mon-Fri 12.00 to 4.30. Project [504] 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 whiterhino­artspace@gmail.com

W www.whiterhino­artspace.com.au @whiterhino­artspace. H Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00. Refer to website.

 ??  ?? Daniel Sheppard, Sum of, painting
St Leos Catholic College
Courtesy the artist and Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Daniel Sheppard, Sum of, painting St Leos Catholic College Courtesy the artist and Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
 ??  ?? George Cox, The Philatelis­t (detail)
Northern Beaches Christian School student 2019 Courtesy the artist and Manly Art Gallery & Museum
George Cox, The Philatelis­t (detail) Northern Beaches Christian School student 2019 Courtesy the artist and Manly Art Gallery & Museum
 ??  ?? Bill Leak, Life drawing sketch (detail), 22.8.95, charcoal on paper Courtesy Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Bill Leak, Life drawing sketch (detail), 22.8.95, charcoal on paper Courtesy Manly Art Gallery & Museum
 ??  ?? Sally West, North Sydney wharf from Kurraba – Plein Air, on canvas, 120 x 150cm
From the 2019 ‘Artists of Mosman: 2088’ exhibition Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery 2018, oil
Sally West, North Sydney wharf from Kurraba – Plein Air, on canvas, 120 x 150cm From the 2019 ‘Artists of Mosman: 2088’ exhibition Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery 2018, oil
 ??  ?? Karla Dickens, Mother’s Little Helper, 2019, video still Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery
Karla Dickens, Mother’s Little Helper, 2019, video still Courtesy the artist and Mosman Art Gallery

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