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PAPER CONTEMPORARY

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2019
https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries/?type=Paper&letter=
The Print Council of Australia is delighted to return to Sydney Contemporary for the fourth time in 2019 for PAPER CONTEMPORARY. We’ll be launching the 2019 Print Commission and presenting a wide range of works from artists across the country.
PAPER CONTEMPORARY includes galleries, printmaking workshops and art publishers from Australia, New Zealand and Asia, featuring top modern and contemporary works of art on paper.

In a globally influenced, culturally diverse world, contemporary artists working in the printmaking or any other paper based medium today, explore concepts, questions, and practices that examine the past, describe the present, and imagine the future. In light of such diversity, there is no simple or singular way to define the importance of works of art on paper in a contemporary context. It amplifies though, that art on paper is an exciting and critical part of our visual arts culture, and arguably can be seen as the most fundamental, spontaneous, collectable and personally satisfying of all art forms.

While there still is much ignorance about these mediums and undervaluation, there is a growing emergence of the recognition of the importance of art on paper.  Limited edition prints, artists book, zines etc., all are original artworks. A comprehensive and entertaining program of talks, demonstrations, workshops and tours, provides an up close, personal and professional insight into artists practice, the process and the intense work and skills. Specialist galleries, print studios and art publishers, with a wealth of expertise and knowledge at hand, can inform the public, collectors, both just starting out, and those building on established collections about exciting new projects from today’s leading and emerging artists from around Australia and abroad.

PAPER CONTEMPORARY has been curated by PCA President Akky van Ogtrop to keep works on paper in the forefront, stimulate debate and create a wonderful ambiance for the general public to enjoy and appreciate - and to educate future collectors on the joy of buying and living with works of art on paper.

PAPER CONTEMPORARY presents a packed program of events, workshops, demonstrations and conversations every day throughout Sydney Contemporary.
CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/paper-program19/)

We look forward to seeing you at the Print Council of Australia stand - Booth P13 in Hall B.
Sydney Contemporary 2019 Exclusive Offer for PCA Subscribers (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/printcouncilofaustralia19/)
Presented at Carriageworks from September 12 to September 15, Sydney Contemporary includes over 90 galleries representing more than 450 artists from around the globe.

Sydney Contemporary offers visitors access to curated exhibitions alongside an ambitious program with over 150 events including ground-breaking installations, live performances, engaging panel discussions and kids activities from some of the world’s most respected artists.

This year, Sydney Contemporary is offering Print Council subscribers 20% off on day passes, and tickets to the opening night celebrations on Thursday 12 September. Don't miss out on taking advantage of this great offer, exclusive to PCA subscribers!

CLICK HERE FOR 20% OFF SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY TICKETS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/printcouncilofaustralia19/)
PCA Members at PAPER CONTEMPORARY (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries/?type=Paper&letter=)

PAPER CONTEMPORARY is a great opportunity to meet PCA members from across Australia and overseas, and view some of the incredible works created by our community!
AUSTRALIAN GALLERIES WORKS ON PAPER (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/australian-galleries/)
(Graham Fransella, Figure by Lake (detail), 2019, gouache on paper. Courtesy the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney.)

BARBARA A DAVIDSON (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/barbara-davidson/)

(Barbara A Davidson, Coloured Garden, 2014, collagraph. Courtesy of the artist.)

CICADA PRESS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/cicada-press/)
(Chris O’Doherty aka Reg Mombassa, Two dams, two poles (detail), 2018, etching and aquatint. Courtesy the artist and Cicada Print.)

F (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/barbara-davidson/) IRESTATION PRINT STUDIO (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/firestation-print-studio/)
(Emily Eliades, Untitled (detail), 2018, configuration of 8 hand-coloured hard-ground etchings. Courtesy the artist and Firestation Print Studio, Melbourne.)

FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND ARTIST GROUP (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/far-north-queensland-artist-group/)
(Hannah Parker, Landscape in Blue (detail), 2019, intaglio. Courtesy the artist and InkMasters Cairns Inc, Editions Tremblay, Pormpuraaw Arts Centre, Hannah Parker and Lauren Jaye Carter and Chris Morrissey.)

MARIAN CRAWFORD (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/marian-crawford/)

(Marian Crawford, The King (detail), 2018, intaglio photopolymer prints, letterpress and photocopy on paper. Published by the artist in an edition of 7.)

MELBOURNE PRINTMAKERS #TRUDYRICE & #LISAEDWARDS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/melbourne-studios-trudyrice-lisasewards/)
(Trudy Rice, The Tawny Frog Mouth enjoys the Australian bush, 2019, monotype and solarplate etching. Courtesy the artist and Melbourne Studios.)

OPEN BITE PRINTMAKERS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/openbite/)

(Heather Kepski, In the safe arms of (detail), woodcut. Courtesy the artist and Open Bite Printmakers, Sydney.)

SOUTHEAST STUDIOS (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/southeast-studios/)
(Rosie Lloyd-Giblett. Golden Path (detail), 2018, ink on paper. Courtesy the artist and Southeast Studios, Brisbane.)

UPSPACE (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/upspace/)
(Wayne Hutchins, Pattern 14 (detail), 2019, archival pigment print on rag paper. Image courtesy the artist and UPSPACE, Sydney.)

WEST GALLERY THEBARTON (https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2019/west-gallery-thebarton/)
(Jonathan Kim, Jogakbo-01219P (detail), 2019, crayon and ink on paper. Courtesy the artist and West Gallery Thebarton, Adelaide.)

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