Find us on Twitter

July 2013

Christopher Hodges is now tweeting – find him @utopiaartsydney.

Double the art, double the fun!

June 2013

UPSTAIRS – Marea Gazzard - last week
Don’t miss this survey of Marea Gazzard’s sculpture in clay and bronze. Last day is next Saturday 29 June.
Click here to view the online catalogue

DOWNSTAIRS: Christopher Hodges

June 2013

‘Something from Nothing’ opens next Wednesday 26 June from 5 - 7pm at The Depot Gallery.
Click here to view the online catalogue

New Wednesday opening hours

June 2013

The 2 Danks St Galleries will now be opening their doors until 7pm on Wednesday nights.

Next Wednesday 26 June there will be live music and a special winter menu offered by Danks St Diner.

ALLFORART: June 2013

June 2013

Click here to read the latest issue of online magazine All For Art and Art For All:

The 2 Danks Street award for art criticism

June 2013

Are you a new writer looking to get published?
Entrants will be asked to review exhibitions at 2 Danks Street from June to August. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1,000, publication in Artist Profile and online magazine All For Art and Art For All. Closing date for entries is 30 August 2013.
Click here for more information

Save the date: Christopher Hodges at The Depot Gallery

June 2013

‘Something from Nothing’, an exhibition of Christopher Hodges sculpture will be popping up
at the Depot Gallery,
2 Danks Street from 25 June to 6 July, 2013.

Image: christopher hodges little flower space 2010/11 mild steel, 76.5 x 84.5 x 33cm

Kylie Stillman: Air Born

June 2013

Works by Kylie Stillman will feature in ‘Air Born’, an exhibition looking at contemporary art inspired by birds, at the McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, from 23 June to 6 October 2013.

Peter Maloney acquisition

June 2013

We are pleased to annouced that the painting Equinox (pictured), from Peter Maloney’s exhibition ‘Radar & Other Fabulous Colours’ has been acquired by a public institution.

Image: peter maloney equinox 2012 acrylic on polyester 161 x 122cm

Angus Nivison: last week!

May 2013

Saturday 4 April will be the last day of Angus Nivison’s
exhibition “Letters Home”. The artist will be in the gallery on the Saturday so please drop by for a chat and a last look at his magnificent show.

Next up: Peter Maloney

May 2013

‘Radar & Other Fabulous Colours’, an exhibition of Peter Maloney’s latest work, will open on Saturday 11 May. Save the date!

Image: peter maloney eros 2012 acrylic on polyester, 161 x 120cm

David Aspden at MPRG

May 2013

The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery touring exhibition 'David Aspden: A Survey' will be at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from 2 May - 2 June, 2013.
Meet the curator:
Richard Perram, director of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and curator of David Aspden: A Survey, will discuss the exhibition at MPRG on Thursday 9 May, 5.30pm for 6-7pm.
Bookings essential. General admission $15. See the MPRG website for more information.

Last Tango

May 2013

It’s time to say a fond farewell to Helen Eager’s inaugural wall painting, commissioned for the opening of the new MCA in 2012.
Today is the last day visitors will be able to enjoy Eager’s striking composition before scaffolding goes up on Friday.

Image: helen eager tango 2012 Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Aphrodite in Kythera

May 2013

Christopher Hodges’ private commission for a home on the Greek island of Kythera has just been installed.

Image: christopher hodges aphrodite black 2012 painted steel, 170cm (h)

Peter Maloney at Sydney Uni

May 2013

See work by Peter Maloney in ‘Test Pattern’, an exhibition curated by Geoff Newton, which will open at the Sydney University Art Gallery on Saturday 4 May. There will be a conversation with the curator and exhibition artists from 1-2pm. Peter Maloney at Sydney Uni.
See work by Peter Maloney in ‘Test Pattern’, an exhibition curated by Geoff Newton, which will open at the Sydney University Art Gallery on Saturday 4 May. There will be a conversation with the curator and exhibition artists from 1-2pm.

Angus Nivison - Artists Talk

April 2013

Please join us for a floor talk with the artist on Saturday 20 April from 3pm.
View online catalogue for his exhibition 'Letters Home'.

Tony Coleing - Gold Coast City Gallery

April 2013

Tony Coleing’s work (pictured), is a finalist in the 2013 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award.
See it at the Gold Coast City Gallery until 19 May 2013.
A new limited edition book by Tony Coleing has just arrived in the gallery. Please enquire for more information.

Image: tony coleing untitled event one 2012 inkjet print, 70 x 46.66cm

Yukultji Napanagati - 2013 Wynne Prize

April 2013

Catch Yukultji Napangati’s highly commended painting in the 2013 Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales until 2 June 2013.

Image: yukyltji napangati untitled 2012 acrylic on linen, 183 x 153cm

christopher hodges easter 2005

April 2013
Image: christopher hodges easter 2005 synthetic polymer on paper 168 x 152cm

Tony Coleing - photography award finalist

April 2013

Tony Coleing has been shortlisted for the 2013 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award. Coleing’s work will be exhibited alongside other finalists at the Gold Coast City Gallery from 6 April to 19 May 2013.

Just Married - Dr Anne Sanders and John R Walker

April 2013

The pair tied the knot at St Andrews Anglican Church in Braidwood on Saturday 9 March. Congratulations!

Art Month events - not to miss!

March 2013

Parallel Lines: Christopher Hodges and Jane Raffan discuss collecting Aboriginal art in the Utopia Art Sydney stockroom on Saturday 16 March,

The Salon: The catalogue for our latest exhibition, which begins Utopia Art Sydney’s 25 year celebrations, is now available to view online.


Christopher Hodges - Artist Profile

March 2013

Grab a copy of the current Artist Profile (issue 22, 2013), to read Anne Sanders’ excellent interview with Christopher Hodges.

Marea Gazzard - Art Gallery of South Australia

March 2013

Marea Gazzard’s ceramic sculpture Torso 1 of 1967 is included in ‘The mind’s eye’, an exhibition of works from the Art Gallery of South Australia’s collection.

Image: New to the stockroom: Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, untitled, 2012, acrylic on linen, 122 x 107cm