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Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | One Million Stars to End Violence

The One Million Stars project was first launched by Queensland artist Maryann Talia Pau in 2012 as a response to the escalating occurrence of racial and domestic violence and violence against women in Australia. Since then, it has grown into an international weaving movement with stars being woven by communities in Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Europe and the USA. Some stars have already been part of stunning displays at the Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne, Queen St Mall Brisbane (G20), Myer Melbourne and the Sydney Opera House. Read more

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | As Long as the Night is Dark

With playful nihilism and prophetic vision, ten emerging, established and internationally acclaimed Australian artists bring together a disparate collection of works that revel in the hilariously doomed nature of humanity in joyous celebration of the dark night of the soul. Featuring key works across all mediums that hover between the melancholy of the past and the anxiety of the future from Simon Pericich, Tony Garifalakis, Talitha Kennedy, Bernhard Sachs, Jordan Wood, Christian Bishop, Linsey Gosper, Dan Price, Janenne Eaton and Adam Boyd. Read more

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | Share and Wonder: gifts to the National Art Glass Collection

Over the past four decades, the National Art Glass Collection at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery has grown to become Australia’s most significant, and most beloved, collection of the enthralling artform that is contemporary glass. Now holding over six hundred pieces by our country’s internationally acclaimed glass artists, this achievement would not have been possible without the extraordinary generosity of individual collectors and supporting organisations across Australia and from overseas. Read more

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | Scot Cotterell: Romantic Conceptualism

In Scot Cotterell's Romantic Conceptualism, paid amateur actors worldwide have created videos and photographs prompted by the title. Using content commissioning online services at fixed rates, the works become studies of the aesthetics of this peculiar hybrid platform. They come together as a collective conjuring, a self-referential loop, a chant, a drone: a distributed idea and a redundant manifesto. Read more

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | Joel Markham: Time and Place

Time and Place is an exhibition of photography by local artist Joel Markham. Within acknowledging the fundamental nature of our relationships with time and place, Joel’s photographs float the possibility that these phenomena are naturally enmeshed, and that this fusion sees them perfectly placed to exert a core influence on who we are and the pathways that we tread. Read more

Grafton Regional Gallery | Chris Hazell: Cynosure

In her exhibition titled Cynosure, Clarence Valley artist Chris Hazell explores a range of themes including social issues such as marriage equality, environmental concerns and animal cruelty. The elements included in her portraits hint at these themes each making use of ranging subject matter, colour and symbolism. Read more