Saturday, April 6, 2019

Gulgadya Precinct Creative Trails 6 April 2019

6 and 7 April 2018  10am to 5pm more information
Annandale Community Drawing Group Exhibition downstairs meeting Room Annandale Community Centre. The group  meets Monday mornings at the Annandale Community Centre

Sydney book makers Group Exhibition in the Upstairs Hall (former Council Chamber) Annandale Community Centre.

Jeffrey Samuels making masks
Boomalli invited its Artist members to curate their own POP-UP studio spaces.

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative was established in 1987 by a diverse group of ten artists.

The Co-operative's core aim is to promote and support Aboriginal Artists from NSW language groups.

Artists include: Nadeena Dixon, Debra Beale, Sharon Smith, Graham Toomey, Jeffrey Samuels, Darren Charlwood and more.

Debra Beale's work

James Powditch is a mixed media artist and 5 times Archibald finalist. His studio in an old butchers shop in the heritage listed Goodman’s building is part workshop and museum.

Powditch shared his New work for exhibition early May @arthousegallery #kodachrome

Beyond Exploration - Tanya Hoolihan

Botanical and Natural History illustrator Tanya Hoolihan gives a artist talk and Q&A at Leichhardt Library about her current exhibition on the scientist and explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. Tanya is tracking and painting plants in the same places first recorded by Leichhardt in the 1840s.

Tanya Hoolihan, with her illustration of Callicoma.

Ref: The Leichhardt diaries : early travels in Australia during 1842-1844 / edited by Thomas A. Darragh and Roderick J. Fensham

Australian National Herbarium: Leichhardt, F.W. Ludwig - botanical collector

More about Leichhardt at the State Library

The Vanishing of Ludwig Leichhardt

Talk:  7.30pm Tuesday 7 May, Leichhardt Town Hall 

Three Ludwig Leichhardt experts take a look at his life and legacy from different perspectives.

Our special guest, John M. Wenitong, author of The Vanishing: The Rainbow Serpent’s Dance, gives an often overlooked Indigenous historical account of Ludwig expeditions.

Historian Dr Andrew W. Hurley launches his new book, Ludwig Leichhardt’s Ghosts – The Strange Career of a Traveling Myth and explores why Ludwig Leichhardt’s legacy has endured.

Artist Tanya Hoolihan has studied his botanical observations and diaries and will share her learnings.

Light refreshments will be provided. Bookings

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