18.11.14 Natasha Bieniek – The National Portrait Gallery

Natasha Bieniek   2013   Untitled   15.0 x 20.0 cm   oil on wood   Purchased by the Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery and the Tweed
Regional Gallery Donations Fund, 2013

Another reason to visit our nations capital, Natasha Bieniek is exhibiting at the National Portrait Gallery as part of ‘In the Flesh’ exhibition featuring other prominent artists including Ron Meuck, Patricia Piccinini and Sam Jinks. Current until 9 March, 2015.

Read more about the exhibition here. 


18.11.14 The Australian War Memorial

We are looking forward to seeing Alex Seton’s work ‘As of Today’, installed in it’s permanent home. From the 12th of December, this piece together with Ben Quilty’s ‘After Afghanistan’ exhibition, will be on display at the Australian War Memorial.


18.11.14 12 Days of Christmas

In the spirit of Christmas and in the tradition of the Advent calendar, we invite you to view twelve works by twelve artists over twelve days.

From Tuesday the the 25th of November we will be featuring one significant new work from an artist at 12pm every business day of the campaign leading up to Christmas.

You can view the campaign via our mailing list, facebook or instagram and all works will be available to purchase.  All images will be concealed until the day of reveal!


12.11.14 G20 Weekend

A note that the gallery will be closed over the G20 long weekend, and will re-open to standard gallery hours on Tuesday the 18th of November.


12.11.14 Danie Mellor – commission

Danie Mellor will deliver the largest public art commission for a commercial office building in Australia to 480 Queen Street.

It will feature imagery of a natural rainforest environment digitally printed onto 350 square metres of laminated glass panels and wrapped around the interior of the 480 Queen Street’s Ravine – a two-level public space that is the main link through the building between Queen and Adelaide Streets. The work will be realised late, 2015.  More information about the project can be accessed here.


07.11.14 Monica Rohan – Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence

Monica Rohan is currently the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence at the Tweed River Art Gallery, here is a photo of her working away in the studio.


01.11.14 Forthcoming exhibition

“Initially defensive, Fitzgerald’s work appears as laborious attempts to bind, assimilate, and integrate scavenged material from past destruction. This is demonstrated through organic architectural sculptures, inspired by archaeology and the natural world”
Beth Jackson, 2014

Jason Fitzgerald is next on the exhibition calendar, opening on the 11th of November with his exhibition: ‘Scavenger of the Hive Mind’


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