Sydney Contemporary 13

It is with great pleasure that The Commercial Gallery announces it now represents Gail Hastings and will present a solo exhibition of her work at the inaugural Sydney Contemporary art fair between 19 and 22 September at Carriageworks, Sydney (Booth PC102). It is exciting to be showing new work by this important mid-career Australian artist… Continue reading Sydney Contemporary 13


Janis encompasses a range of activities initiated by Kelly Doley (a member of Brown Council) focusing on female artists, writers and thinkers allowing them “to be heard a little louder, to take up more space and more time in the world” (website). She has teamed up with Amanda Rowell to curate the second Janis exhibition… Continue reading JANIS II

Gallery Central studio residency

The residency is on site at the Central Institute of Technology, wherein thrives a wonderfully supportive art school for those preparing to study at tertiary level, right in the heart of a cluster of cultural identities that include the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, the State Library, Theatre and… Continue reading Gallery Central studio residency

Direct Democracy

Exhibition curatorial by Geraldine Barlow As Individuals we are capable, but so much more so when we act together. The collective body is a complex mechanism: a layering of systems, societies, generations, inheritances and innovations. Groups of human beings have developed numerous models to identify with each other, work together, build societies and exercise power.… Continue reading Direct Democracy