2008.21-2008.32 Kudos Exhibitions

21. Compassionate Systems

Kynan Stewart Hughes

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 5 August

Exhibition continues until August 9

"We are constantly creating and recreating; each moment we are shifting from the previously created picture to creating the next... You have to be extremely sensitive and awake."

22. DISLOCATION: cultural diversity exhibition

Georgia Jarrett, Leah-Nicole Torbay, Daniel Chant, Enrique del Val, Ben Rak, Paul Rushworth, Karolina Novak, Mehwish Iqbal, Magdalena Urzon, Tully Arnot

Curated by Lisa Hyun Lee and Jennifer Tran

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 12 August

Exhibition continues until August 23


23. DISSONANCE: Anticipation

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM. Tuesday 26 August

Exhibition continues until September 6

An annual exhibition supported by the Arc, exploring the dynamic interpretations of feminist art practices today. Since its inception in 1991, this annual show by the College of Fine Arts Women’s Collective provides an alternative platform for feminist discourse and aims to represent the diverse influences that characterises feminism in art.

24. Relume

Gillian Christie, Felicity Anicich, Sony Sirny, Meg Minkley, Penelope Leonard,  Rachel Campbell, Chadi Sankary, Chloe So, Mary Egan, Annalice Creighton, Caitlin O’loughlin, Alison Muir, Georgia Graham, Kristen Masters and Joanna Redestowicz.

Curated by Georgia Graham, Kristen Masters and Joanna Redestowicz

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 9 September

Exhibition continues until September 20

Textile artists utilize traditional craft techniques that are slowly being forgotten, methods which themselves recall times past. Through the use of these processes, which can be seen as a type of remembering, the works also deconstruct and redefine notions of ‘craft’ and ‘textiles’ as artists place them within contemporary conceptual frameworks.



Virgina Mawer

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 23 September

Exhibition continues until 27 September

26. Tim Olsen Drawing Prize 2008

Prize Presentation: 4.00-5.30 PM, Friday 3 October

Exhibition dates 1-11 October

A collaborative initiative, now in its eighth year, between the Tim Olsen Gallery and the Department of Drawing and Painting at COFA, with the intention of encouraging excellence in drawing. 


27. Catapult 

Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 14 October

Exhibition continues until October 25

Arc’s Emerging Artist/Designer/ Curator Award for COFA students, with a major prize of $1500 plus a stack of runner-up prizes from our sponsors. This year judged by Del Kathryn Barton, Reuben Keehan and Claire Armstrong. 

28. Fresh and Salt: Messages in Stitched Textiles

Alison Muir

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 28 October

Exhibition continues untul November 1

An exhibition of textiles as part of a Masters of Design COFA, UNSW. 


29. Alight

2nd year Design Lighting Project 

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 4 October

Exhibition continues until November 8

30. Crossroads 

Joel Beerden, Belem Lett and James Lyle

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 11 November

Exhibition continues until 22 November

An exhibition which explores points of similarity and divergence between three young artists experiential conceptions of the landscape. A crossroads between perception of place and representation.



Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 25 November

Exhibition continues until 6 December

A selection of works by Fine Arts Honours students as part of the COFA Annual.

32. Itchy Feet

Dirty Hands Collective

Exhibition Opening: 5.00-7.30 PM, Tuesday 9 December

Exhibition continues untul 20 December

Presented by Dirty Hands Collective, a group of graduating students from COFA practicing etching, collograph, screen printing, lino and more, ‘Itchy Feet” features ten emerging printmakers itching to get their dirty hands all over the art world.


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