Tap Gallery Leslie Dimmick’s ‘Drive’ Exhibition Opening, and 65th Birthday Party 14th April 2018

Tap Gallery Leslie Dimmick’s ‘Drive’ Exhibition Opening, and 65th Birthday Party 14th April 2018 was a really lovely night full of really interesting people. I don’t think there was one person there that wasn’t interesting. So many artists in the one gallery! Leslie’s ‘Drive’ Exhibition works were beautiful, bold, and some quite industrial and technical. These works showed space at a distance taking you into the picture and feeling like you were being there yourself.

The gallery was packed. Leslie looked as glamourous as the day I first met her ten years ago.

Pippa, an 87 yr old lady sang lots of fun post war songs and she brought the house down with her bright eyed talent and entertaining spirit. I got to speak with her for quite some time, and every moment was a narrative in a time gone by.

Gilda sang so beautifully, with her sultry voice, and beautiful appearance.

Poetry was recited, and speeches made by loving colleagues and friends.

Debra Keenan made a brilliant speech among others that also applauded the talented birthday artist.

I also sang a song to celebrate Leslie’s lovely birthday and exhibition bash. A pleasure to add to the fun.

As the night faded, the left over people ended up at a lovely French restaurant in Crown Street, Sydney. Here are a few more images of the night:

Good friends celebrate! Leslie, Mor Mor Mutthi Mutthi and Debra Keenan.

The lovely Gilda.

Amazing Pippa.

90 yrs plus Janet Venn-Browne still practising artist was also there. Such fun.

 

Artist Anna Boros smiles for the camera.

Mary Pace ‘Hanging Out’ Exhibition

Mary Pace ‘ Hanging Out ‘ Exhibition Opening on 31st March 2018

Exhibition finishes- 7th April 2018 At the Sheffer Gallery, Lander Street Darlington NSW

Here are some fanciful images of the Opening. It was a really lovely Opening with good wine and art chat! Lots of it, and its really great to meet such talented artists around the art traps! Mary is fun and lively, smart and keen eyed! Many wonderful life stories to tell. ūüôā Thoroughly enjoyable.

Anna Boros speaking with artist Mary pace.

Mary and her artist partner Bill Wilson.

 

…and following through with a great Greek dinner afterwards at Newtown.

Nepean Art Society Exhibition 24-26 March 2018

Some galleries are really fine, and the area is so large that one can peruse the art works singularly and really absorb the image. Other galleries are makeshift, and the works are bunched up together like a shop store with racks of lollies and foodstuffs to grab on your way out.¬† This was one such exhibition, unfortunately. I was quite unimpressed really, though I could see that the volunteers were ardent in trying to make it the best possible appearance. With cramped space, and very small room, with newly acquired ‘set up ‘walls’ to hang as many works for sale on . This was definitely not what you would really call an ‘exhibition’ in the usual art gallery professional sense. It was a setup to just sell art. No space other than a metre in front of the artwork, and trying not to take in the other artwork beside it by only inches apart. Each artist’s works were lumped together. I think I will have to find another venue where there’s a bit more space. No. A lot more space.¬† I was dismayed, as I had seen Nepean Art Society in years gone by, have larger venues and space. What I saw here was saddening.

When entering the works for bump in, everything was so cramped, and the artist’s¬† line- up went out into the street. Once you entered the doorway, you entered a very, very tiny room where it was barely enough room to hold your work. There was one person behind me , and one person in front of me, in single file, and that’s how much room that little room had. Once were were in to the next room for the actually bump in, an area surrounded by about four tables, arranged as a corner of two desks per side blocked you in from going any further. Your had about a one metre space to work in for the bumping in and signing, then to turn around and keep saying ‘excuse me’, and bumping into people all the way out. This is supposed to be the huge city of Penrith,¬† and the only space available for artists is this appalling situation. What has the world come to when it treats its creatives like this and forces them into ‘rabbit enclosures’ like this!? Something has to be done about this. I will think on this more as time goes on…The volunteers are dealing the best way they know how with the least tools.

The Opening itself was quaint, and of course the room cramped. Perhaps I’m being harsh, and I’m used to being spoilt by much nicer experiences? But no. This situation should not be for artists in a big city like Penrith. This is Nepean Art Society, and the exhibition was more like a school tuck shop space rather than a real life gallery. I felt I was in the country on a country farm where the owner made your scones, milked the cow, ran the farm, and asked ‘the locals’ to put up your works in case any ‘out- of- towners’¬† might like to buy’.

Casual, nice, quaint, and needing Penrith Council aid and commission Nepean Art Society badly needs help for their artists to exhibit their works in larger venues.¬† Penrith City¬† should be very proud of their artists. But are they…?

Fairy Iris Charm was submitted.  The main theme of the displayed artworks were paintings mainly of the bush. I saw some other interesting works which I could see were from young artists- more conceptual, and some of animals, but like Fairy Iris Charm, fell in sharp contrast with bush paintings. The young ones are trying, but can they compete with favoured genres of traditional art rather than conceptual?

 

 

In Memorandum- Colleen Shaliapin 16th February 2018

In Memory of artist Colleen Shaliapin.
The Fairfield Art Society gave a post Memorandum for artist Colleen Shaliapin on the 16th February, 2018. It was help at Club Marconi, at Bossley Park, NSW.
Though a sad loss, Coleen was given a beautiful post send off by her friends and relatives this day. Further reading in the blog. Here are a few shots of the evening. It started off with the downstairs celebrations of the Chinese New Years Celebrations. Quite spectacular! it was really happening, and in such contrast to where we were going upstairs. Sometimes fun begins at the beginning, sometimes it ends at the end, sometimes not, and sometimes all through. This day was the fun began…but it wasn’t the ending. Farewell Colleen. You were a beautiful soul who painted her soul into her works.

 

 

 

About Ms. Boros & List of Exhibitions

 

 

 

Resides:  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

                     Modern Singing Teacher since 1987

 

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Member of¬† ‘Poetry By The River 1996 & 1997. I also was the singer.

 

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Compered ‘Anna’s World’ Air FM Nepean 1996.1997,1998

                     Radio

 

                     Songwriter 1997 +

 

                     Wrote jingles Sky FM 1998

 

                     Drama Grade 6    2001

 

                     Cert Iv in Assessment & Workplace Training 2002

 

                     VET Initial Training & Learning  2002

 

                     Teaching Art Mosaics. 13 February 2003  for  Nepean College

 

                     Teaching Singing Course. 11th February, 2003 Nepean College

 

                     Teaching Singing Course 30th July 2003 Nepean College

 

                     Teaching Singing Course. 17th February 2004 Nepean College

 

                     Teaching Sculpture: An Introduction. Course.   20th  October, 2005 Nepean College

 

                       Bachelor Fine Arts 2005

 

                       50% Bach. Teaching 2005

 

                       Cert. IV in Business Management  2005

 

                       Teaching Singing Course Start 10th May, 2006  Nepean College.

 

                        Cert. RSA RCG 2006

 

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Nominated Artist of the Week by Artfiles¬†¬† 24/7/09-31/7/09 ‘In Focus’.

 

                     Starting 17 week Introductory Graphic Design Course at TAFE 28.7.09.

                     (Not completed due to hospitalisation).

 

                     Teaching art at home studio starting Tuesday the 15th December 2009.

 

                      Then I continued loads of art making and exhibiting full time.

 

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†This List Is still active and ongoing…¬†¬†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS       

 

    UWS (Now WSU)  2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2006

 

 Kings School, Sydney 2006

 

Mona Vale Art Gallery 2006

 

 

   EXHIBITIONS 2007      

 

Frogmore House 2007 Summer Art Show Fri 23.11.07 Opening.

 

 

 

 Exhibitions 2008            11 EXHIBITIONS THIS YEAR.

 

 The Heritage, Parramatta   2008

 

Frogmore House. UWS.      2008

 

Pretext Art Gallery            2008

 

Frogmore House 2nd Exhibition this year.  Currently.until Nov 2008

 

 TAP GAllery  19 yr Gala Group Exhibition July/August 2008

 

 TAP Gallery Wine Rock Exhibition August 2008 Exhibiting TPS,

                Pending Rebirth, X Swords , Afim, & Kitty Kitty.

 

¬† TAP Gallery Group Exhibition August 2008¬† ‘Kitty Kitty’ .

 

  Royal Australian Botanical Gardens Sept 2008 .Exhibited TPS

                & Series Fruit & Veg

 

 Nepean Art Society October 2008 Exhibiting Fruit And Veg

                Series Oct 2008

 

Aroma Cafe Springwood Oct- Nov 2008

 

ArtExpo October 2008 Sydney, Moore Park. Series x 4 cats 2008

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2009                    22 Exhibitions this year.

 

Mixed Bag Show exhibition. 18th of February 2009  Northbridge, Sydney.Still current to April. 2009

 

Milson’s Point ‘Versatile Artists Exhibition- Anna Showing 4 selected works.¬† Current to April.2009

 

Now here’s My Dark Side. Exhibition¬† 11th March 2009 Tap Gallery Sydney.2009

 

Autumn Equinox Salon 09. Exhibition at the Royal Australian Botanical Gardens Sydney.2009

 

Nepean Art Society. Autumn Exhibition. 3 Nudes.  April 2009.

 

Northbridge Gallery, Sydney, X Swords being exhibited. Curator Steve McLaren, April 2009

 

Pyrmont . Small is Beautiful Exhibition 2nd of May 2009. 2 works. ‘Mickey Rat Watch’. ‘Losing Face’.

 

Theodores Cafe Restaurant High St Penrith, Was cordially nvited to hang works there to exhibit and sell for an indefinite time. Start early May 4- June 21 2009. Exhibiting ‘Penrith High Street, Theodores Cafe’;¬†‘Elephant On The Piano’; ‘Flippy’; & ‘Blackie’. Sole exhibition.

 

Mickey Rat Watch & Losing Face were exhibited in a free group exhibition at the Tap Gallery at Darlinghurst for one week, starting Thursday 7th May, 2009(Opening) and finishing Sunday the 10th of May, 2009.

 

Blackie’ given as a gift to Penrith Veterinarian Hospital June 2009. Now exhibited there.

 

‘Common Weal’¬† was exhibited at the Tap Gallery Sydney through the australianethical company. AustralianEthical Art Exhibition June 1-14th, 2009

 

Theodores Cafe, High Street Penrith. June 21st- July exhibiting ‘Mind Series’ & ‘Bleak Interview’. and ‘Penrith High Street, Theodores Cafe’. Sole exhibition space.

‘Snakes’; ‘Blackie Through Shroud’; & ‘Fabulous Freehand Fractal’ Exhibited at the Tap Gallery 20 Years Gala Exhibition 1st of July-¬† 14th of July, 2009.

 

‘TPS’ is being exhibited at Frogmore House, UWS, Gt Western Highway, Kingswood starting Friday, 17th July 2009 and going until November 2009.

 

‘Common Weal’ being exhibited at Northbridge Gallery, Sydney- WINTER SHOW starting 19.7.09

 

Personal Profile and art images being advertised by Artfiles.com.au¬† Home page ‘In Focus’,¬†starting 24th/7/09-31/7/09. Common Weal; Bounty; Kitty Kitty; Spoon & Canteloupe; TPS; & Fruit and Veg. Co written by Krissie Scudds and Anna Boros. Edited by Krissie Scudds-Artfiles. Interviewer Krissie Scudds.

 

Theodore’s Cafe, High Street Penrith. Exhibiting Worldly Success; Fabulous Freehand fractal, and Snakes. August 12th to October the 26th, 2009. Sole exhibition space.

 

Spring Equinox Salon Show at the Australian Botanical Gardens Sydney. 10th September to the 22nd of September 2009. Palm House Art Gallery. The 3 Nudes; Eggs Anyone?

 

The Artists Shed Exhibition Opening 24.0.09. Running for approx. 4 weeks. Common Weal; Ornamental Fighting Fish; Vision of Artists Workplace (series of 2 watercolours); and Mickey Rat Watch.

 

Amnesty International Exhibition at the Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney. Exhibiting ‘The Empty Bowl’. 20.10.2009-25.10.2009. Opening on the 20th October 2009

 

Theodores Cafe and restaurant is now exhibiting WORLDLY SUCCESS; VIEW OF NEPEAN RIVER FROM THE LOG CABIN; NEPEAN BELLE ON THE NEPEAN RIVER: EGGS ANYONE? was swapped for The Empty Bowl.. Starting date the Monday the 26th of October, 2009 . Usually hanging for about 4-8 weeks. Sole exhibition space.

 

Frogmore House at UWS for THE SUMMER EXHIBITION started November the 6th and running for the next 6 months. TPS is being exhibited there again at the precise request of the gallery.

 

Disciplines:   Artmaking. Teaching, Performance.

Contact:¬†¬†¬† [email protected]

2009

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2010

 

January through to the end of March 2010, Theodore’s Cafe on High Street Penrith, exhibiting 2 landscapes: Nepean Belle On The Nepean River, and View Of The Nepean River From The Log Cabin. Also being exhibited is Theodore’s Cafe On High Street

 

Summer Exhibition still running at Frogmore House at UWS January 2010 through to March/ May 2010. TPS is being exhibited for another 6 months.

 

Tuesday, 9th March, 2010. ‘WOB Exhibition’ at 278 Palmer Street Darlinghurst, Sydney. Kitty Kitty, Bust from The Beauty Myth series; Cardigan Coat; Gratitude; Self Portrait Exorcism, and The Empty Bowl.

 

The works will continue being exhibited at the Tap Gallery up to the Sunday the 4th of April, 2010.

 

Saturday the 13th March 2010, Pyrmont ‘Small Is Beautiful’ Exhibition. ‘Mickey Rat Watch’ was exhibited.

 

Curiously Consumed Exhibition 10th May- 24th May. 2010 at Tap Gallery. ‘Courses For Horses?’ was exhibited.

 

Winter Exhibition at Frogmore House UWS starting May 28th, 2010 all Winter. Nepean Belle On The Nepean River; Tench Reserve; and The Nepean River From The Log Cabin. The three pieces are being exhibited there all the Winter.

 

Theodore’s cafe in Penrith is now exhibiting TPS as at 28th of May 2010.

 

Australian Ethical Exhibition starting the 31st May 2010-6th June 2010. “Oil Is The Earth’s Blood’. Acrylic on canvas 30″x30”.Tap Gallery, Sydney.Winning the People’s Choice Award for Australian Ethical Art Prize. See Media Clippings section at the bottom of the section page for link.

 

Visionary Art Exhibition. Tap gallery, Darlinghurst Sydney. 21.6.2010- 4.7.2010. ‘Kitty Kitty’ and ‘Visionary’ were entered.

 

Theodore’s Cafe is exhibiting ‘Oil Is The Earth’s Blood’ as from 18th October 2010.

 

¬†Oxford Art Prize Exhibition 23.10.10 on the 23.10.2010. ‘Oxford Street’.

 

‘Oxford street’ exhibited Tap Gallery 24.10.1-¬†

 

¬†Frogmore¬†House¬†2010¬†Summer Art Show . Starting Monday 29th¬†November,¬†2010¬† The Visionary (4.June, 2010), Oil Is The earth’s Blood (28 May, 2010),

 Delight (October, 2010), The Empty Bowl (20 October, 2009.)

 

 

 EXHIBITIONS  From 2011 to 2017. РA whole new personal ballgame play.

 

Quote: “… I tell you this so that you can understand why I do the art I do… love the art¬† of living and life… do so many different creative disciplines.

I believe, that  if you have the power to get knocked down, then you are also given the power to get back up.

It may take time, but the dead can rise up… and they do…..believe it.”. Unquote. Anna Boros. September, 2017

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2011

 

Frogmore House 2011 Winter Art Show started 7th June, 2011 to 7th December, 2011. Focus Series, consisting of Focus In Perspective, Focus In Objective, Focus In Subjective, and Focus Introspective. 

 

Frogmore¬†House¬†2011¬†Summer Art Show starting 7th December 2011 to Thursday the 30th August 2012. Works submitted 7th December, 2011.¬† ‘Just Joey’ and ‘Wuss Bluff Company’.¬†

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2012

 

Frogmore House, 2012 Spring Art Show. Starting¬† 31st August 2012. Submitted ‘Artdeco’ painting.(15th May, 2012),

 

EXHIBITIONS 2013

 

Frogmore House, 2013 Autumn Art Show. Starting 28th February, 2013 ‘There Is A River’ (6th February, 2013), ‘ Gone Sad Flee’ (9th February, 2013), ‘ Egress’ (13th February, 2013), ‘ Go On Say It !’, and ‘Visit’. These were 1 metre x 500¬† black and white ink on canvas reproductions of drawings . The 5 works in exhibition were quite impressive on the walls.

 

EXHIBITIONS 2014

 

Frogmore House Spring Art Show – 26August 2014 to 28th August, 2015.¬† Works submitted, ‘Evernight’ watercolour and acrylic, painting (3rd August, 2014) , Artdeco ‘ painting.(May, 2012), Nepean Belle On The Nepean River ‘ painting.(26 October, 2009), and ‘Delight’ painting. (October, 2012),

 

 

 EXHIBITIONS 2015

 

Frogmore House Spring Art Show. Starting 28th of August, 2015 to 17th August, 2016. Works submitted : Set of three posters : Ink on bonded acid free card. ‘Yesterday’s M’, ‘9 Days Later’ , and ‘Wedding Vase’ .¬† A pastel drawing titled ‘Flippy’ was also made specifically for the show.¬† This particular show went for a whole year +

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2016

Frogmore House Spring Art Show- 17th August 2016. A set of six images of personally generated fractal images printed on canvas. Plus another, though large, canvas print of a drawing of ‘Ali’ 21st June 2016

NB: Quote:” Fractals are made through using algorithms and set mathematical equations. Personally, I find them fantastic, because, having made 1,000’s of these over the last 9 or so years,¬† I have learned that these computer generated images have an infinitesimal limit as to how far these images can and could go!¬†
They are as imaginative as Nature can be, and are as Natural or as man made in there imagery , (which I found to be quite amazing). You will notice one of the prints does look quite anthropomorphic, and as natural as a plant, and another though blue, is very tube like, and likened to a musical instrument shape, or even pasta!
Another is like a wrapping on a present, including bow. Another like green metal, and another like a flower and as bright as a sunny day. The last being like a cone, a hat, with the optics moving and effecting the eyes to look again. I have made fractals that look like you are looking through misted glass, and some like patterning on a fair isle jumper! Amazing!
Unquote.  Anna Email dated 8th August 2016 .

Frogmore House Autumn Art Show 2016. Works submitted:¬† ‘Mobile Phone Visual Diary’¬† Drawing and ink. , ‘Night Flowers’. Linocut. Plus a set of three red, yellow and black cutaway Linocut prints. These works were actually added to the existing previous years’ exhibition.

 

 

  EXHIBITIONS 2017.

Starting Monday the 28th of August 2017. Spring Art Show. Frogmore House, Western Sydney University, Werrington Campus.¬† The six fractal canvas prints are still current in the exhibition for last shows’ exhibit. 7 new B1 Sized prints on acid free bonded card are : Flip Recline, Of Interest. Mobile Visual Diary II, Chris McBiss, Beach, Friday’s Floral, and House Flowers. Chris Mc Biss sold 10th November 2017. In its stead is now being exhibited there again, Artdeco.

 

Oxford Art Festival Art Show, Taylor Square, Sydney. 2nd September, 2017. Works Submitted: Fractal Landscape(2017) . and  Frogmore Scape (2017). 

Retro Prospective Exhibition run by Steve McLaren. GalleryOne88 Katoomba Street Katoomba. Exhibition runs from 19th September, 2017 to the 1st of October, 2017. Works Submitted: Original ‘House Flowers’ 2017, and¬† a B1 sized ink on acid free bonded card ‘Friday’s Floral’.¬†¬†

 

Fairfield Art Prize 25th Annual Exhibition 2017. Monday the 9th of October 2017 to Sunday the 22nd of October 2017. Works entered: Chris Mc Biss and House Flowers.

 

Tap Gallery End Of Year Group Show. 13th December, 2017 to 20th December, 2017 . Work submitted Night Flowers, Linocut. 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 2018

 

 

14 works are still ongoing at Western Sydney University. 11 Prints from 2017’s drawings last year, plus five fractal prints on canvas. They are really getting value being on display at Frogmore House, Werrington Campus., WSU, NSW.

 

Nepean Art Show. Bump in¬† Thursday, 22 March 2018. Entried ‘Fairy iris Charm’. Opening on Friday, 23rd March 2018 at 6pm – 8pm. Collection for art works Sunday, 25th March 2018.

Still ongoing…