The David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award Exhibition

The aim of the David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award is to promote interest in sculpture and to encourage the creation of sculpture in Australia, to help and give incentive to sculptors and to provide them with additional monetary amounts thus enabling them to further their education in the field of sculpture and enabling them to improve their creative skills and through the above means to improve the general public appreciation of sculpture. 

The Award of $12,000 will be announced at the exhibition opening Wednesday 1 June 2011, 6 -8 pm. Sydney College of the Arts Galleries, Balmain Road, Rozelle, NSW.

More info here

Twilit melodrama

Kath Fries, Confine v, 2011, hessian rope and shadows, The Lock-Up Cell E
"...In the old prison cells surrounding the main gallery, artist in residence Kath Fries uses nets, cords, rope and reflections to further enhance the atmosphere of sombre oppressiveness. 
Rarely have the prison ambiences of the complex been so dramatically realised. It is a strange experience to go from the clean spaces of the main exhibition into a twilit melodrama..."
(Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald, Saturday 7 May 2011, page 18)