Artist in Converstaion: Wendy Sharpe at The River

> Artists in Conversation / Meet the Artist | Moruya

Sun 19 May, 6.30pm-9.30pm

The River, 16b Church Street, Moruya (on the riverbank) (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Meet Wendy Sharpe, one of Australia’s most awarded artists, over a stunning three course dinner prepared by Peter Crompton at The River.

Wendy lives and works in Sydney and Paris creating images of the everyday, self-portraits and more.

Wendy will beguile you with her stories and experiences on travelling scholarships, international residences and as official war artist in East Timor.

Her awards include the Sulman Prize, Portia Geach Memorial Award, and the Archibald Prize.

  • Tickets: $95 per person (3 course local produce menu included)
  • Bookings: 02 4474 5505
  • More about Wendy: www.wendysharpe.com

 

Artist in Conversation: Graham Fransella at The Sandbar

> Artists in Conversation / Meet the Artist / Food | Batemans Bay

Sat 25 May, 6.30pm-9.30pm

The Sandbar, 60-64 Beach Road, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Meet award-winning figurative and abstract artist Graham Fransella and enjoy an exquisite meal prepared by David Tinker at The Sandbar.

Graham lives and works in Melbourne and has a liking for images that engage the eye and are spontaneous rather than preordained. He has been selected for the Archibald, Wynne, Sulman and Dobell Drawing prizes and he has five times been awarded the Wynne Trustees Watercolour prize.

  • Tickets: $110 per person (4 course local produce menu included)
  • Book on: 0418 411 940
  • More about Graham: www.grahamfransella.com.au

Artists in Conversation: River of Dreams Exhibitors at the Bas

> Exhibition > Artists in Conversation / Visual art / Meet the Artist | Moruya

Sat 18 May, 11am

The Bas, corner of Vulcan and Campbell Streets, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

This moderated panel conversation between artists exhibiting at the River of Dreams exhibition is sure to be a delight.

For this year’s signature River of Art exhibition, artists were asked to imaginatively interpret the lyrics of the song “River of Dreams” by Billy Joel. Hear from them in this discussion about their works and the choices behind them.

Artist in Conversation: High Tea and Art at the Mantle

> Artists in Conversation / Meet the Artist / Food | Moruya

Tues 21 May, 2pm-4pm

Mantle Restaurant, TAFE NSW, Princes Highway, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Enjoy a presentation by a local artists over a decadent high tea.

Bookings essential by Friday 10 May

Artists in Conversation: Helen Maxwell & Friends

> Artists in Conversation / Visual art / Meet the Artist | Batemans Bay

Thur 23 May, 5pm for a 5.30pm start

Lincoln Downs, 11683 Princes Highway, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Canapés, drinks, and a panel of accomplished local arts professionals discussing life in the creative arts. Now that’s a recipe for a great night out.

Hear from the professionals how they have managed to pursue their own arts practice while keeping their lives, relationships and bank accounts afloat at this moderated panel discussion.

  • Cost: $10 at the door (includes canapés and a drink)

Artist in Conversation: Literary Lunch with Julie Janson at the Waterfront

> Artists in Conversation / Meet the Artist / Food | Moruya

Wed 22 May, 12pm-2pm

Moruya Waterfront Hotel, 1-5 Princes Highway, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Join author and winner of the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize, Julie Janson, for a discussion over lunch about her new book “The Light Horse Ghost.”

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $25, includes 2 course lunch
  • Bookings: 4474 2242

 

Artists in Conversation: Tracks, the Feel of Footfall Exhibitors

> Exhibition > Artists in Conversation / Visual art / Meet the Artist | Durras

Sun 19 May, from 11am

Durras Progress Hall, corner of Corilla and Banyanda streets, South Durras (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Meet some of the artists with pieces in this group exhibition.

The exhibitors will discuss their work and how they interpreted the exhibition theme, “Tracks.”

Bookings are essential