Guo Jian Untitled #5 2008

Guo Jian Untitled #5 (2008) 213.0 x 152.0 cm oil on canvas

CITIZEN COLLECTORS

11 June - 4 September 2011

What happens when a group of people get together in the name of collecting art? This exhibition surveys the last ten years of art collecting by the syndicate Hawkesbury One. Included is a major new work by Pamela Mei-Leng See, commissioned by the group for Newcastle Region Art Gallery. Other artists represented include James Angus, Adam Cullen, Destiny Deacon, Joachim Froese, Shaun Gladwell, Lucas Grogan, Newell Harry and Callum Morton.

Visit the Hawkesbury One website, or watch ABC TV's Art Nation feature on the group.


 

 

Adults
Discussion Forum*
Collecting Collectively
11.00am
Sunday 19 June
Join Hawkesbury One collectors Janne Ryan and Ian Andrews with art dealer Damien Minton and art advisor Lisa Corsi in a conversation about the dynamics of an art collective and how they develop a collection by committee.
Free

Artist Pamela Mei-Leng See
11.00am
Saturday 23 July
Pamela Mei-Leng See will give an overview of her work practice, and discuss her work commissioned for Citizen Collectors.
Free

Guided tours
11.00am – 12.00pm
Saturdays and Sundays
Free

Education
Focus tour available**
Free

Art Gallery Society
Coffee with Art
10.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday 6 July
Members of the Hawkesbury One group discuss the art of collecting.
$10 members, $15 non-members
payable at the door
RSVP essential 4974 5123 or
gallerysociety@ncc.nsw.gov.au

Bookings required for marked events
* RSVP 02 4974 5114
** Contact Public Programs 02 4974 5112