Blue Mountains Portraits

3 February – 18 March 2018

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery is celebrating the Blue Mountains community with a major portrait exhibition of local personalities and community members. Over forty artworks in a broad range of styles and media such as painting, photography, drawing, collage and mixed media will be exhibited together with a selection of local students’ work.

A Blue Mountains City Art Gallery exhibition

GRAHAM MCCARTER Peter Rushforth 2012, photographic print on Hahnemühle photo rag paper, 43 x 26 cm. Courtesy the artist


Public Programs

MEET THE SUBJECT: 3 ARTISTS | 3 SUBJECTS | 1 CONVERSATION
SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 11AM – 12:30PM
FREE WITH GALLERY ADMISSION TICKET

Listen to an emerging artist, a mid-career artist and an established artist in conversation with their subjects as they discuss their approach to creating a portrait and why they selected their subjects.

RSVP appreciated at Reception or 4780 5410.

Moving Histories // Future Projections

20 January – 11 March 2018

Artist : John Glover (England; Australia, b.1767, d.1849) Title : Natives on the Ouse River, Van Diemen s Land Date : 1838 Medium Description: oil on canvas Dimensions : Credit Line : Purchased with assistance from Mr and Mrs J K Bain 1985 Image Credit Line : Photographer Credit : Jenni Carter Accession Number : 48.1985

Moving Histories // Future Projections brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media including Mikala Dwyer and Justene Williams, Amala Groom, Deborah Kelly, Kate Blackmore and Jacinta Tobin, Joan Ross, Soda_Jerk, Angelica Mesiti and Caroline Garcia.

Curated by Kelly Doley and Diana Smith of collaborative artist group, Barbara Cleveland, the exhibition explores invisible pasts, forgotten narratives and repressed memories, reminding us how history is fractured by race, class and gender.

A dLux MediaArts exhibition toured by Museums & Galleries of NSW

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JOAN ROSS Colonial Grab 2014, digital animation, sound, 7.38 min. Animation and sound by Josh Raymond. Courtesy the artist and Michael Reid Gallery