Rooty Hill based artist Kristone Capistrano has been selected as a finalist in the coveted Dobell Drawing Prize for his study of nineteenth century Filipino convict migrants.
‘Blacktown Shorts’ is a new western Sydney film festival, delivered as part of our upcoming ‘Magnify’ 2019 festival in Blacktown. Expressions of Interest close Monday 8 April 2019
Master weavers Steven Russell and Phyllis Stewart will present a number of workshops alongside our current exhibition ‘kanalaritja: An Unbroken String’ at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre.
With over 100 things to see and do, we’ve presented a short list of exhibitions, talks and workshops recommended by the Blacktown Arts team!
kanalaritja: An Unbroken String is an exhibition and series of workshops that celebrates the generations of makers who have sustained the uniquely Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural practice of making delicate shell necklaces.
‘Life’, a small and delicate ceramic artwork by Glenwood artist Erik Shahmoradian, has been voted the winner of the People’s Choice Prize in the 2018 Blacktown City Art Prize.