Cstudios Art Gallery has been turned into a temporary studio for current exhibiting artist, Ebony Bennett. June 27 is the last day to view her exhibition between 10.30am and 3.30pm. Bennett has a Natural History Illustration degree and donates a share of her profits to various Australian wildlife conservation charities. She is currently painting a wombat, one slow brush-stroke at a time.
The Lock Up re-opens today with Dancing with the Dead, guest curated by Gracie Partridge of Andidote Projects whose aim is to bring "awareness and discourse on important social issues" through contemporary art. The works bring a better understanding of death, not as a finite but as something that is ever-changing. Book your free entry ticket via thelockup.org.au
Thinking in Pictures by Jess Kellar is currently in The University Gallery. Kellar's honours research centred around her own lived experience on the Autism spectrum, and this exhibition searches bravely into the artist's self. Watch the informative virtual tour on the gallery's Instagram (@uongallery) or book private appointments by phoning 4925 4910.
The Arts for Health program at John Hunter Hospital is exhibiting works by Aboriginal artists for NAIDOC Week which was planned for July but is now happening in November due to COVID-19.
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre has re-opened with Art Tracks III: Grey Skies, Blackened Earth which is curated from artworks acquired through the Muswellbrook Art Prize commenting on the recent Australian summer and its devastation upon the landscape.