Join us for the event that pushes the boundaries of traditional art exhibitions.

 
 

Opening Night

Friday 6th November 2020 (6 - 8pm) $10 entry - bookings required. Please send your details by                     and we will get back to you.

Exhibition Times

Saturday 7th (10am - 4.30pm) $2 entry

Sunday 8th (10am - 4pm) $2 entry

 
 
 
 
 
 

OpenShutters Factory

3/6 Hereford St

Berkeley Vale NSW Australia

 
 
 

Exhibition Program

 
Friday Evening Opening
6.00pm - 8.30pm              Preview of Exhibition
For your entertainment throughout the evening:
       A selection from a Jopuka Production
       Poetry reading by Beth Spencer
       Musical Performances by Friends of Artists Central (Suzi Stengel)
       Watercolour demonstration by Peter Larson
       Drawing of the Lucky Door Prize donated by Kasey Sealy
Saturday
10.00am - 4.00pm                  Exhibition Open and Artists Challenge
Community Mural Painting - Supported by Christies Framing
10.45am     Speed Painting by Sarah Rowan (Sponsored by Central Coast Volkswagen)
Also - throughout the morning -
        Musical Performances by Friends of Artists Central (Suzi Stengel)
        Stamping and Printing with artist Judy Kich
        A selection from a Jopuka Production
        Musical Performance by Ethan Wessels
1.00pm      Judging Artists Challenge - Winner Awarded (Sponsored by Fox Group)
1.45pm     Speed Painting by Sarah Rowan (Sponsored by Wiseberry Real Estate Tumby Umbi)
Also - throughout the afternoon - 
         Painting demonstration by artist Ali Mulvany
         Musical performances by Friends of Artists Central (Suzi Stengel)
         A selection from a Jopuka Production
4.00pm      Exhibition closes
Sunday
10.00am - 4.00pm                   Family Day
11.00am      Rolling Composition with Julian Wessels (participation required)
Also - throughout the morning -
          A selection froma Jopuka Production
          Ceramics demonstration with artist Rachel Bunney
          Musical performances by Friends of Artists Central (Suzi Stengel)
          Community Mural Painting - Supported by Christies Framing
          Watercolour Demonstration by Peter Larson
          Art Techniques - Stamping & Printing with Judy Kich
12.30pm     Poetry Reading by Beth Spencer.
2.00pm      Rolling Composition with Julian Wessels (participation required)
Also - throughout the afternoon -
          Ceramics with Rachel Bunney
          Community Mural with artists Grant Molony and Gregg Mabbott (participation required)
          A selection from a Jopuka Production
          Musical performances by Friends of Artists Central (Suzi Stengel)
      
3.00pm      Announce winner of Best of Show/Peoples Choice - Sponsored by Aubrey Brown Lawyers
4.00pm      Exhibition closes.
About Performing Artists in the Program
Jopuka Productions is the Central Coast's leading independent youth-arts company operating specifically to provide independent performing arts training and development of emerging artists aged 16 - 23. Jopuka are committed to fostering emerging talents and providing pathways into the larger arts industry.
Jopuka.org.au
Sarah Rowan has been speed painting for over 15 years and a Motivational Speaker for longer.
She speaks on tapping into creativity, and the importance on being creative in the workplace and everyday life.
Artistsarahrowan.com
Julian Wessels is an award-winning immersive sound artist. He has worked with leading institutions to deliver stunning audio content throughout Australia. His work has been heard at The National Museum of Australia, The State Library of New South Wales, The Waltzing Matilda Centre and The Australian War Memorial to name a few.
jwessells.com
Beth Spencer is a well published writer of many styles. She has won many awards for her works.
Bethspencer.com
Artists Central (Suzi Stengel) - is the brainchild of Suzi Stengel. It allows Suzi the space to share her passion for everyone to find their own voice.
Suzi is a soprano born in Rome, she grew up in South Africa where she began study at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.
After arriving in Australia she has  completed her Masters of Music at the Australian Institute of Music, appearing regularly in the St Andrews Cathedral and the Art Gallery of NSW Lunchtime Concert Series recitals, as well as performances at the Sydney Opera House and the Melbourne Recital Centre. More recently she has been associated with the Emerging Artists of Coast Opera Australia and one of the soloists in A Night of Intimacy. Suzi has directed various vocal ensembles, the latest being The Artists Central Community Choir which started in2016.
Artistscentral.com.au
Sponsors
Without their support we would not have been able to bring this wonderful event
 
 
 
 
Aubrey Brown Lawyers - for allowing us to award Best in Show/Peoples Choice
 
Central Coast Volkswagen - for bringing us Sarah Rowan
 
 
Fox Group - for allowing us to award the Artists Challenge
 
Kasey Sealy - for donating the prize for the Lucky Door Prize
 
Wiseberry Real Estate Tumbi Umbi - for bringing us Sarah Rowan
 
OpenShutters - for providing the venue
 
Artists Central - for bringing us Julian Wessels