HCA members are warmly invited to one of the highlights of the Stanford Australia Association (SAA) calendar: The SAA annual Art & Wine evening at the Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, on 16 August in Sydney. The night will feature the work of two-time Archibald Prize winner Del Kathryn Barton, an artist renowned for her use of colour and detail. Enjoy Vasse Felix wines and canapés as Del Kathryn Barton discusses her latest work on exhibit at the gallery, and responds to questions from the audience. Always an incredible evening, this year’s event promises to be a quick sell out, so organise your tickets early!
Date: Tuesday, 16 August
Time: 6:00PM – 8:30PM
Location: Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, 8 Soudan Ln, Paddington NSW
Cost: HCA Financial Members $50 / Guests $60, includes Vasse Felix wines and substantial canapés
About the Artist
Del Kathryn Barton has been exhibiting since 1995 and is one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. In 2013, Barton was award¬ed the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize for the second time with a portrait of actor Hugo Weaving. In 2012, a solo exhibition of Barton’s work was presented at the Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. She has also been included in notable groups exhibitions, such as Dark Heart, 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2014), Express Yourself, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2014), Australia: Contemporary Voices, The Fine Art Society, London. (2013), Louise Bourgeois and Australian Artists, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2012), Theatre of the World, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (2012), Lightness and Gravity, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane (2012), Wilderness, Balnaves Contemporary Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2010), Feminism Never Happened, Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane (2010) and Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery Triennale, Queensland (2009). In 2015, Barton was awarded an AFTRS Creative Fellowship, following on from her directorial debut with The Nightingale and the Rose (2015).
Barton’s work is represented in major museum collections in Australia, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide and the Museum of Old and New Art.