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782 Kingsway, Gymea NSW Australia

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Gallery:10am - 4pm

Cafe Hours:9am - 4pm

Gallery Shop:10am - 4pm

Art Centre

Mon - Thur:9am - 5pm

Fri - Sun:9am - 5pm

Public Holidays

Closed New Years Day, Good Friday, Christmas and Boxing Day. Close at 2pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

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Hazelhurst sponsor list, Arts NSW, Holt Estate, Moran Aged Care

Ellie Hawthorne

Kincumber High School
Discarded beauty

My work is influenced by finding rubbish in the environment. Australia has a high rate of pollution, specifically rubbish, and I want people to be aware of this. I have created an artwork where rubbish is made into something beautiful. The porcelain sculptures are delicate compared to rubbish and therefore have more value, but I want people to realise that rubbish is just as valuable and should not be discarded in our environment as it affects it immensely. I hope my work inspires people to stop littering and start picking up rubbish in order to save and protect our environment.


ARTEXPRESS is a joint venture of the NSW Department of Education and the Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW, hosted by Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre.

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