Entries Open – 18th March 2019
Entries Close – 13th May 2019
Artwork Drop Off – Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 – between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
Wentworth Falls School of Arts, 217-219 Great Western Hwy, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
Opening Night – Friday, 7th June 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Saturday, 8th June 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Artist Talk 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday, 9th June 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Monday, 10th June 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Artworks pickup Monday,10th June 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Categories 2019 Exhibition
- New Entrant
- Postcards – 2019 Theme – Reassessing Normal (note: artboard to be supplied by bentART)
- Pets & Wildlife Smartphone-ography
- Overall bentART Exhibition Award
- Overall bentART Exhibition Runner Up Award
- Highly Commended Awards– multiple
- New Entrant Award
- Postcards Award
- Curator’s Award
- People’s Choice Award
- Pets & Wildlife Smartphone-ography Award
Lizzy Marshall is a Western Sydney based curator, educator and writer. Her curatorial practice focuses on the subversive layers of resilience in human beings under the pressure of the imperceptible “small compromissions” of society.
Working collaboratively with artists through conceptual frameworks Marshall curates responsive exhibitions that play on resonance and active engagement through the audience experience. Investigations include site-responsiveness and the permeability of the museum walls and collections. Her exhibition making extends beyond traditional frameworks to encompass heritage buildings, object dense museums, a pristine rainforest, architecturally significant homes, interior and exterior of regional built environments, and most recently a former industrial site.
She is currently curating the site-wide celebrations of Penrith Regional Gallery’s 40thAnniversary “A Fight For Our Gallery”. Lizzy was the Acting Curator of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool and formally she was the Public Arts Officer for Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. Within this role she was the Curator of the inaugural Turbine Hall Commission featuring Fiona Davies’ Blood on Silk: Last Seen. She has held positions with The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin City Gallery – The Hugh Lane, The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, Sculpture at Scenic World, as well as consulting positions for Macquarie University Art Gallery and The National Trust – NSW. She has been commissioned to write for the Online Dictionary of Sydney, Architecture Ireland, Art & Australiaand Artlink Magazineamongst others.
Dr Sanne Mestrom
Senior Lecturer, Visual Art
Sydney College of the Arts | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Amelia Tracey is a graduate of Sydney University’s College of the Arts (SCA), receiving her Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours – Class I) in 2014. Majoring in Photomedia, Tracey became interested in the changing world of photography, and further, how technology was impacting the art world on a broader scale. Tracey is a Sydney-based artist, having exhibited in numerous group shows in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as having her first solo show in 2015. She has also been the recipient of multiple art awards, including the SCA Dean’s Award, the Clyde & Co People’s Choice Award, Artereal Gallery’s Mentorship Award, and Hall & Wilcox’s People’s Choice Award. Tracey was exposed to curation during her time at university and is honoured to be involved with the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Bent Art exhibition.