12 x 12 x 12
The Egg & Dart Christmas Group Show
6th – 23rd December 2013
12 X ARTISTS
12 X 12CM FORMAT
6-8pm, Friday 6th December, 2013.
Includes 2 IAVA artists:
Gillian Day & Robert Reid
You are invited to the official launch of the Melissa Ritchie solo exhibition POPSTERS – A Collection of Pop Art Portraiture. This figurative exhibition is a breathe of fresh air in the local art scene with cheeky poster style portraiture influenced by modern and vintage popular culture of film, advertising, music, entertainment, comics and propaganda.
Opening Night: 29 November 2013 @ 6pm
Exhibition: 26 November until 21 December 2013
Art Arena Gallery, Market Street, Wollongong
Live Entertainment by Joe Mungovan
PLUS… WIN an original Melissa Ritchie Portrait
Win a portrait commission by Melissa Ritchie drawn at the exhibition opening night. Prize is a portrait voucher worth $380. Not redeemable for cash. May be gifted. Conditions apply.
The re-born Holtermann Nugget revealed itself to the human at Hill End in August 2013. Amazed, the human started a blog about the events in the nugget’s new life. These episodes are inextricably intertwined with its old life. Please follow The Nugget at www.justseeingthings.com. By the way, the human is a member of IAVA.
The Creative Industries Innovation Centre at UTS offers free business advice sessions for artists and arts associations. They are usually held in Sydney, but I have asked to have some scheduled in Wollongong because one of the principals lives there. You need to register with them first at CIIC Once registered, you can email and ask for sessions down here.
The first steps to applying for grants
Wollongong Art Gallery
20 November, 6pm to 7.30pm
Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis (South Coast Writers Centre) will outline the different types of grants that are available and how to choose the right grant for your project. Phil Took (Kanahooka Men’s Shed) will run through the essential components to positioning your business or association to receive a competitive advantage when applying for grants.
Sculpture by the Sea is over for another year – and again I had a great time being part of it – Here is an image I took at sunrise the other day of my work inclusion. Also a couple of others taken at different times