In the Regional Gallery
13 February – 5 April 2021
Hazelhurst’s annual offering of ARTEXPRESS showcases a selection of Higher School Certificate artworks that show students experimenting across a range of media, and pushing aesthetic, thematic and formal boundaries. Curated by Hazelhurst and presented in partnership with NSW Department of Education and Training and NSW Board of Studies, this exhibition showcases artwork by some of NSW’s most talented young artists.
Image credits: Ella de Graaf-Clark. The Illawarra Grammar School. YEAR MILLION (detail) 2020. Collection of Works. Textiles, coloured pencil.
In the Broadhurst Gallery
Civic Disability Service: Illuminate
23 January – 2 February 2021
Twenty-two individuals of all abilities tell their story through powerful black and white portraits by photographer Kylie Myth. The collective work looks past disability, instead shining a light on true human potential.
Image credit: Kylie Myth, Marttyy, 2019, photography
Rona Green: Just hanging around
6 – 16 February 2021
Using anthropomorphism and body decorations, Rona Green’s hand coloured linocut prints present an array of impossible yet believable human-animal, hybrid subculture characters.
Image credit: Rona Green, Roberto Fortuno, 2019, hand coloured linocut
20 February – 9 March 2021
An exhibition of works by recent Visual Arts graduates from the University of Wollongong
Image credit: Monica Bowdler, The In Between, 2020, pigment print on cotton rag
What’s on over Summer
Twenty Arty Acts
In celebration of current exhibition Hazelhurst 20 Years, Hazelhurst has invited 20 artists to devise, design or make an activity that inspires individuals to act creatively, as part of a collection of online activities called Twenty Arty Acts. Content includes how-to art making videos, instructional activities or prompts for participants to respond in action, engage in a meditative act or make an artwork. Artists include Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Mulga and Louisa Chircop.
Visit us online to view them all, and share your own work by completing an activity, uploading a photo to your social media page and tagging us at #hazelhurst20artyacts – we would love to see your Act!
Share Your Memories of Hazelhurst
Do you have a favourite memory of Hazelhurst? During the exhibition Hazelhurst 20 Years you can write it down on the coloured paper available in the Hazelhurst foyer and it will be added to the memory wall. Watch as the wall grows with colourful memories over the course of the exhibition.
Free for the Kids
Grab a free Gallery Trail list and a pencil, and go on an Art Trail in the Regional Gallery to find 20 listed objects in the exhibition Hazelhurst 20 Years. Or pick up a Garden Trail and explore the outdoor sculpture exhibition of 20 works in the gardens. Plus, you can take home a free activity pack filled with kids’ art making activities themed around the current exhibition.
Hazelhurst 20 Years: The Gardens
To complement Hazelhurst 20 Years, this outdoor sculpture exhibition features 20 works by southern Sydney artists. See a range of works loaned from artists including the mural wall by Hayley Lord and Geoff Harvey’s sculpture of Lass the dog. Artists include Leanne Thompson, Peter Sharp, Lee Bethel, Michelle Cawthorn, Alison Clouston & Boyd, Geoff Harvey and Hayley Lord.
Images: (left): Susan Tindall-McDonald Totem mosaic; (right): Leanne Thompson Surface Tension 2015 aluminium and steel
Free Cottage Guided Tours
As a special treat for our 20th Anniversary, Hazelhurst is providing free guided tours of the Cottage where it all began. On the tour you will see the restored sunken lounge room, the sunken bath, the dining and the upstairs quarters which is now the home of our Artist in Residence program. To book your tour simply visit the Hazelhurst front desk, or visit our website to make a booking. Minimum 6 per group.
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