Pop-Up Publicity February Arts Newsletter 2012

Well it’s about time I got the 2012 ball rolling…January whizzed by in a whirl of new year resolutions, school holidays and press releases. February delivers with a new gallery opening at Danks Street; an impressive exhibition of photographs over two venues of Lake Eyre and the desert of Western NSW; and some recommendations to keep you busy until March.  All Free!  Best of wishes.
Cassie French, Pop-Up Publicity 0416 209 391

Now Showing…
The Green Desert.  Photographs by Peter Elfes
Until 28 February  The Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
Until 27 May         Customs House Library, Circular Quay, Sydney

The desert begins to green hiding deeply worn cattle tracks. Peter Elfes

Exhibiting over two venues, open daily
Customs House, Mon-Fri 10-7, Sat-Sun 11-4
The Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens 10-4
FREE LUNCHTIME ARTIST TALKS No Bookings required
Friday 24 Feb 1pm Customs House, Circular Quay
Saturday 25 Feb 1pm The Palm House, Botanic Gardens
Phone 0402 000 005
Web www.peterelfesphotography.com

Opening next week…
Syndicate at Danks.  Launch of new gallery model
ARTHERE / MEYER GALLERY / MARNLING PRESS / AEON ARTS

14 – 25 February
OFFICIAL LAUNCH Tue 21 February 6 – 8pm

'Highway One' Bob Kersey MEYER GALLERY

Syndicate at Danks
2 Danks Street, Waterloo
Open Tue – Sat 11-5 or by Appointment
Phone 0417 685 347
Web www.artwhatson.com.au/syndicate
Recommended…
Native.  Anthony Amos, Tim Hixson, Sally McInerney, Peter Solness
Closes this Saturday 11 February – Meet the Artists in the Gallery

'Algal Blooms' Sally McInerney

ARTHERE at Syndicate
2 Danks Street, Waterloo
Curated by Sandy Edwards, ARTHERE
Open Tue – Sat 11-5
Phone 0402 112 755
Web www.arthere.com.au

Kitsch & Cliche.  28 Photographers Act Kitschy
7 – 25 February

'Paul Capsis' Michael Corridore

NG Art Gallery, 3 Little Queen Street, Chippendale 2008
Open Tue – Fri 11-10  Sat 9-10
Phone 02 9318 2992
Web www.ngart.com.au

Upcoming in March…
The Bright, the Bold & the Beautiful.                                                          Contemporary Indigenous Women’s Paintings
08 March – 14 April
Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery, cnr Lamrock & Chambers Street, Bondi
To be Opened on International Women’s Day 2012
A celebration of all indigenous women with an explosion of colour and beauty.
www.cooeeart.com.au

Undergrowth.  Gary Heery
08 – 18 March
Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen Street, Woollahra
Heery takes a new direction with fine-art nudes.
www.garyheery.com

100 Seconds.  Daniel Sponiar
22 March – 03 April
Gaffa Gallery, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD
A stunning collection of Sydney’s coastal landscapes.
www.danielsponiar.com

Gallery to Discover…
Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery in Bondi
Cnr Lamrock Ave & Chambers Street

Everyone should discover this gem of a gallery.  Nestled amongst paperbarks and gum trees, a few blocks back from Bondi Beach, this is a beautiful space to visit, to discover and to buy genuine artworks and artefacts.  All works come with a signed statement of authenticity.  Coo-ee is not only the oldest aboriginal art gallery in Australia, it is one of the leading aboriginal art galleries in the country. Forged with deep knowledge, connection and respect for its artists and artworks, I highly recommend a visit to Coo-ee. I love this place – a beachside bungalow gallery right in the heart of Bondi.
Phone 02 9300 9233
Hours Tue – Sat 10-5
www.cooeeart.com.au
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