The All Story has described itself as a "gallery and store for lovers, dreamers, and weirdos". It recently opened in Wickham to focus on all things illustration and storytelling. The Changing Things by Emma Kidd is currently occupying the gallery space until August 3. This exhibition follows a narrative and cast of characters created by Kidd to immerse the viewer into her enchanted world.
Brigade is a one-day photography exhibition at Onwards Studio on Saturday July 20, 10am-4pm. Photographic works by locals James Rhodes and Brendan Frost. The exhibition examines skateboard culture firsthand, with both Rhodes and Frost growing up within the lifestyle.
Mythical Beasts by the Eric & Robyn Werkhoven is on at Art Systems Wickham until July 28. The paintings and drawings continue to delve deeper into the wondrous Werkhoven world. Once again, daughter Monique Werkhoven is showing a mini-exhibition in the foyer space and Eric Werkhoven launched his 'Poetry & Sculpture' book.
Saturday July 20 is the last day to see Trevor Dickinson's Ten Years of Newcastle Productions (2009-2019) in the Lovett Gallery, Newcastle Library. Included are artist sketchbooks, memorabilia and around 500 drawings by Dickinson of Newcastle and Canberra. Library hours 9.30am to 2pm.
. . . gallery and store for lovers, dreamers, and weirdos.The All Story
On now at Timeless Textiles is local textile artist Meredith Woolnough until August 4. For those familiar with Woolnough's art practice, the exhibition is joyous display of her intricate free-hand machine-embroidered botanical-inspired art pieces. For those new to her practice, it's an exhibition not to be missed in person.
Plus coming up this week, don't miss the IGN Art Fair Party on Friday July 26. The party goes from 5 to 8pm with pop-up bar and live music at Newcastle Art Gallery. Free entry.