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Sunset Session: Darren Sylvester and Kelly Gellatly

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Join us for a Sunset Session with acclaimed artist Darren Sylvester and writer and curator Kelly Gellatly.

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Join us for a Sunset Session with acclaimed artist Darren Sylvester and writer and curator Kelly Gellatly. In conjunction with the exhibition Treasure Island.

Session time 5.30pm-7.00pm

Friday 4 June 2021 | $20 | Bookings essential

Ticket price includes entry into Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly series

About Darren Sylvester

Darren Sylvester’s multi-disciplinary practice involves staged studio photography, sculpture, video, installation, performance and music.

Darren Sylvester was born in Sydney in 1974, and went to school in Byron Bay. He moved to Wagga Wagga for his final years of high school, then later studied at the Charles Sturt University (Riverina), where he graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Fine Art Photography, Graphic Design.

Sylvester has exhibited his work extensively throughout Australia, including a recent mid-career retrospective at the National Gallery of Victoria. He has also exhibited internationally and was included in ‘Supernatural Artificial’ which toured Asia 2004/05. Collections include the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Charles Sturt University and the Sir Elton John Collection amongst others. His work is also held in private collections in Australia, Switzerland, Singapore and Japan.

Treasure Island by Darren Sylvester is on display at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre from Friday 14 May to Sunday 31 October 2021

About Kelly Gellatly

Kelly Gellatly is a senior executive with over 25 years’ arts leadership, curatorial, and collection development experience in national, state and university-based art museums with a longstanding contribution to the enrichment and education of diverse communities through art. She has a deep working knowledge of the Australian cultural sector; strong professional and collegiate networks within Australia and internationally, and an ability to aggregate and lead change. She has extensive experience in the design, oversight and delivery of major museum infrastructure projects; a strong fundraising history, including securing corporate sponsorships and major philanthropic grants, and a history of successful international and Australian partnerships.

Kelly is the former Director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne (2013-20) and was Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria from 2003 to 2013. She has also held curatorial positions at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. She has curated more than 50 exhibitions of the work of leading Australian and international artists and has an extensive publishing history on contemporary art, Australian modernism and photographic practice. Kelly has contributed widely to the arts community through her role on Boards and Advisory Committees, in the capacity of judge for a variety of prizes and awards, and as a guest speaker and lecturer.

Kelly is passionate about facilitating and encouraging the broadest possible access to the arts, particularly contemporary practice and to supporting the leadership potential of women in the arts’

Cancellations: As places are strictly limited due to social distancing measures, if you book a ticket and can no longer attend please cancel your booking by following the link in your booking confirmation email so that others may book their visit.

Please note that the Gallery Shop will be open for this session and bookings are recommended for the cafe: gallerybybacaro.com/reservations

Cloaking of large items is temporarily not available.

Please visit the Gallery website for full program details. For further information email tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 6670 2790.

Cashless payments are encouraged for the Gallery Shop.

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The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is a Tweed Shire Council Community facility, supported by Create NSW, the Friends of Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc., the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd., and private donations.


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