A PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITION SPACE FOR KIDS AND ADULTS
WHO ARE WE?
The Gallery at Big Fat Smile is a regional-first, professional standard gallery located next to the Artspace Studio at 98 Railway St Corrimal.
Open Tuesday – Friday (11am–4pm) and Saturday (12–4pm), The Gallery is a space where established artists and children can share their works with the local community.
Dare to learn through imagination
August 26, 2017
An exhibition by children, exploring their understanding of dementia.
Part of Project DARE (Dementia knowledge, Art, Research and Education)- Facilitating health education through visual arts. With thanks to the Stage 2 students from Thirroul Public School.
The exhibition launch night is Saturday 26 August, 2-4pm
The exhibition runs from 26 August – 9 September*.
*The exhibition continues at UOW’s Early Start Doscovery Space from early November.
Belonging, Being and Becoming
July 20, 2017
A collection of works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists whose origin and/or community reflect Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands or Greater Sydney.
Join Big Fat Smile as we journey towards reconciliation.
The exhibition launch night is Thursday 20 July, 6-7.30pm
The exhibition runs from 20 July – 9 August.
June 20, 2017
“My life just past my fingertips, drifting, drifting…”
A collection of works by Angela Forrest, Melanie Duncan and Libby Bloxham.
Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday 22 June, 6-7.30pm
The exhibition runs from 20 June – 13 July.
May 17, 2017
A video installation with mixed media works and live portrait drawing by Ekrem Mulayim & Tamara Gulic.
Exhibition period 26 May – 14 June
With live portrait sessions on May 26, 27 & June 3, 10 and 14. Sit for a portrait which will become part of the exhibition.
Join us opening night, Friday 26 May, 5:30-7 pm.
The New Millennials
April 19, 2017
Showcasing the intriguing work of five emerging teenage artists; Harriet Adams, Liam Wilson, Naia Webb, Olivia Pannell and Solomon Karmel-Shann.
Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday 20 April, 6-7.30pm
The exhibition runs from 19 April – 10 May.
Big Fat Smile's Young Artist Collection
March 10, 2017
This exhibition is showcasing a suite of artworks created by children enrolled in our Artspace Studio and Community Preschools.
Exhibition runs from 10 – 19 March.
Aiden Campbell - 10 yr old artist
March 21, 2017
A collection of works from the young and talented Aiden Campbell.
Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday, 23 March 5.30-7pm.
Exhibition runs from 21 March – 4 April 2017.
Reg and the Kids
February 10, 2017
A collection of works from the king of quirk, Reg Mombassa and the kids he inspired. With thanks to Scott Butler for loaning us his Reg Mombassa collection.
Join us for the exhibition launch on Wednesday, February 15 from 6-7pm.
Exhibition runs from 10th February – 3rd March 2017.
LOOKING TO EXHIBIT YOUR WORK?
The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile exhibits a schedule of artists work through invitation and application. Exhibition offers are at the discretion of the curator.
Artists can apply for a solo or group show. The Gallery committee meets tri-annually to process proposals. Artists will be notified. Please note that proposal places are limited.
For an information pack on how to apply contact Jennine Primmer on 4283 9913
An open invitation to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists (whose origins and/or community reflect Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands or Greater Sydney) to exhibit at The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile. The deadline for exhibition entries is July 4th.
Download your information pack below:
NAIDOC Exhibition Information Pack
For more information contact Sharyn Palmer AboriginalCP@bigfatsmile.com.au or 4283 9942
Kids @ The Gallery
We host a number of children’s exhibitions as part of our annual calendar.
We exhibit work created at Big Fat Smile’s Artspace Studio as well as our Community Preschools and Fun Clubs.
A visit to The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile is also part of the Artspace Studio excursion deal for schools.
We have developed a professional studio for the Miller community. The studio is attached to Big Fat Smile’s Little Village Community Preschool.
For information about professional development sessions or an excursion to Miller Studio you can contact Jennine Primmer on 4283 9913.