text Exhibition Opening
text, an exhibition of art employing the written word by contemporary Australian artists and PLC Sydney Year 11 Visual Arts students, opened on Thursday 12 October at Adelaide Perry Gallery. Guest speaker Rebecca Gallo, artist and art writer officially opened the show. Ms Gallo drew the crowd’s attention to the variety of ways text and language are used in the works on display, highlighting the cultural and aesthetic influences at play when a work featuring text is received and interpreted by its audience. She congratulated the exhibiting Year 11 Visual Arts students for their achievements and spoke with admiration for the Adelaide Perry Gallery space, commending the College for providing its students and community with such a facility.
On behalf of the students and staff at PLC Sydney, 2018 Art and Design Captain Elena Koskinas presented Rebecca with a gift in appreciation for her participation at the event.
text features works by Connie Anthes, Andrew Antoniou, Lynne Barwick, Chris Bond (courtesy Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney), Jon Campbell (courtesy Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney), Michael Lindeman (courtesy Sullivan & Strumpf Gallery, Sydney), Robert MacPherson, Stella Rosa McDonald, Sassy Park, John Peart (courtesy Watters Gallery, Sydney), Mona Ryder and Jeannette Seibols. PLC Sydney Year 11 Visual Arts text participants on display are Eleni Koskinas (and Amazon Ace: The Collective), Elena Svinos, Jessica Romiti, Maeve Kelaher, Cate Caldis, Jessica Page, Flora Zhang, Chelsea Tran and Donna Tsang.
Exhibition continues 8.30 am to 4.00 pm weekdays until 24 October.
📸 Mr Mark Hetherington, Elena Koskinas (Year 11) and Rebecca Gallo at the opening of text exhibition.