EXHIBITIONS / COOMADITCHIE The Art of Place Curated by Tess Allas

25 March - 18 June

Galleries 1 & 2, Mercury Gallery, Gallery Facade, Mann-Tatlow Gallery 

Official Opening Saturday 25 March at 1.30pm. 
Coomaditchie The Art of Place catalogue.pdf

Room Sheet: Coomaditchie The Art of Place room sheet and price list.pdf

Coomaditchie: The Art of Place, guest curated by Tess Allas with assistance from Alinta Maguire, showcases newly commissioned works led by Senior artists Aunty Lorraine Brown and Aunty Narelle Thomas including the Gallery’s outdoor panels which tell the environmental stories of Coomaditchie Lagoon; three large canvas works that speak to the history of three decades of community engagement; ceramic hand-built platters by the two Aunties and fellow Coomaditchie-based artist, Allison Day as well as the recent ‘love letters to Coomaditchie’ works from the broader Illawarra community in the form of ceramic plates.

Additional Exhibition Information and programs

Image: Lorraine Brown, Pelican, synthetic polymer paint on wood, circa 1992, University of Wollongong Art Collection