Curated by Anne Ryan Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers presented the works of 68 members and former members of the Sydney Printmakers Society. The exhibtion toured to Tamworth Regional Gallery & Hawkesbury Regional Gallery.
Artists included Joyce Allen, Earle Backen, George Barker, Elise Banamane, Geraldine Berkemeier, Anthea Bosenberg, Margaret Breindel, Kate Briscoe, Sue Buckley, Ruth Burgess, Cressida Campbell, Neilton Clarke, John Coburn, Vi Collings, Christina Cordero, Edith Cowlishaw, Tanya Crothers, Barbara Davidson, Brian Dunlop, Helen Eager, Helen Edwards, Olwen Evans Wilson, Joy Ewart, Ruth Faerber, Mirabel FitzGerald, Roy Fluke, Salvatore Gerardi, Tom Gleghorn, Yvonne Goodong, Strom Gould, Tom Green, Ian Hale, Rew Hanks, Weaver Hawkins, Elaine Haxton, Leonard Hessing, Frank Hinder, Roslyn Kean, Michael Kempson, Eva Kubbos, Graham Kuo, Pia Larsen, Bruce Latimer, Peter Laverty, Ursula Laverty, Margaret McLellan-Spratt, Bettina McMahon, Graham Marchant, Eileen Mayo, Max Miller, Helen Mueller, Michael Nicholson, Margaret Preston, Vaclovas Ratas, Tiiu Reissar, Sally Robinson, Marta Romer, Elizabeth Rooney, David Rose, Susan Rushforth, Henry Salkauskas, James Sharp, Laura Stark, Anne Starling, Wendy Stokes, Madeleine Tuckfield-Carrano, Michael West, Rose Vickers.
20 August Graham Marchant & Ruth Burgess on the history of the Sydney Printmakers and printmaking in Sydney
27 August Anne Ryan – guest curator Anne Ryan (curator, Australian Prints, AGNSW) coordinate Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers. Join Anne as she gives an overview of the exhibition while discussing key examples of printmaking techniques.
03 September Rose Vickers & Anne Starling – Exhibiting artists discuss their print techniques
10 September Michael Kempson, Helen Mueller & Rew Hanks – three exhibiting artists explain their print techniques
17 September The DiVERSE POETS turn visual art into poetry -Margaret Bradstock, Jill Jones, Carolyne Bruyn, Paula McKay, Louise Wakeling & Robert Kennedy – a special reading from one of Sydney’s leading poet groups
24 September Akky van Ogtrop, Cressida Campbell & Pia Larsen a look at etching, woodblocks & an overview on collecting prints.
Monday 18 September, 10am-3pm
SYMPOSIUM Past Present Future: Printmaking in Sydney
Why Print? Nicholas Harding, artist & Euan Macleod, artist
The Printmaking scene Graham Marchant, artist & Anne Ryan, Curator, Australian Prints,AGNSW
Where to now? The future for printmaking Simon Cooper, Head Printmaking, National Art School, Michael Kempson, Head Printmaking UNSW COFA & Brett Stone, Director, Rex Irwin Art Dealer
image: Bruce Latimer 1977 Black out print