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The Ironbark Gallery is a dedicated gallery, located in the Strathfield Library & Innovation hub; available for both emerging and established artists based in the following local government areas which includes; Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury Bankstown, Inner West Council and Strathfield.

Ironbark Gallery is managed by Strathfield Council and provides artists the opportunity to exhibit in a professionally supported gallery.  There is no fee to exhibit in Ironbark Gallery.  Strathfield Council supports this space and provides a Curator to oversee all aspects of the exhibition process.  Artists are also given the opportunity to sell their works and facilitate a workshop in conjunction with their exhibition.

A call out for applications is made annually. All applicants are evaluated by a selection committee and based on the written application and supporting material provided.

For artists considering exhibiting in the Ironbark Gallery, please read the following Terms and Conditions.

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Beyond Sight: Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger

Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger explores the world of plants and evolution through an exhibition of photographs, video and sculpture.

Using the microscopic image Lea examines the connections between art and science, creating awareness surrounding the alterations we make in nature to transform the flora and social, ethical, and cultural values in society.

Beyond Sight is an exhibition that initiates a dialogue surrounding Climate Change, the Anthropocene and the evolutionary impact this time will have on life on this planet.

Exhibition details: 

When: 19 February – 18 April 2021 (open during Strathfield Library and Innovation Hub opening hours)

Where: Strathfield Library and Innovation Hub – 65 Rochester Street Homebush, NSW 2140

Artist talk and exhibition closing event:

Date: Saturday 17 April, 3.30pm – 5pm
Guest Speaker: Emeritus Professor Rector Christina Slade, Council Member and Chair of Charles Sturt University, and Member of the Royal Society of NSW
RSVP: 13 April exhibitions@strathfield.nsw.gov.au

Image: Colliding worlds 2014 lazer engraved soda glass Petri dishes (detail)

Questions or comments? Please email exhibitions@strathfield.nsw.gov.au