There are no less than 37 exhibitions, installations and pop-ups happening during Sydney Craft Week this year, including solo shows, themed and members' exhibitions. Read on for more information.
Inner City Suburbs
Korean Cultural Centre Australia presents Playlist, an exhibition featuring jewellery and metalwork.
Also with this year’s festival theme, Re play is a new jewellery and metalwork exhibition by Melanie Ihnen and Jennifer Fahey at Ihnen Atelier Jewellery
At the Australian Design Centre, check out Profile 2019 – Contemporary Jewellery Award, Response – Small Tapestries from the Australian Tapestry Workshop, plus Intergradation by textile artist Taerim Claire Jeon. There's also a pop-up exhibition by Lyn Balzer and Tony Perkins.
In-Between is an exhibition curated by Kristi Pupo and Anna Battersby and Dopamine is an exhibition of textiles and fibre arts by The Seed Stitch Collective, both at Gaffa Creative Precinct.
‘Leaves Fall.....’ is an exhibition of jewellery, metalwork, sculpture and vessels by Barbara Ryman at Stanley Street Gallery.
Still, Like Water is an exhibition of work by glass artist and sculptor Kirstie Rea at Sabbia Gallery’s new Redfern location.
Edo in the Sky: Traditional Kites of Japan explores papercraft and kites in a show at The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Artisans in the Gardens at The Royal Botanic Garden is sure to be a huge success again this year.
The Way It Was is an exhibition of ceramics and jewellery by Province of Brittany (Brittany Johnson) at the South Sydney Uniting Church.
And Zoo Life is an exhibition at Knox Street Bar by crochet artist Vanessa Ion who made Sydney Craft Week’s cover star Cynthia the Ibis.
In Paddington there’s Knitted, woven, stitched and sewn, an exhibition of textiles and fibre arts at Maunsell Wickes Gallery, and Rekindled, an exhibition of four artists at Saint Cloche Upstairs.
Opal Fever is on at Jewels on Queen in Woollahra, with an exhibition of the work of Linda Jackson plus much more.
Waverley Council’s Makers Craft + Design Program presents Dip, Roll and Turn at Bondi Pavilion.
And Touch me. Remind me I am here is a solo exhibition of the work of Jane Théau at Barometer Gallery.
Pop into Gallery76, Sydney’s only textile art gallery, to see exhibition Sensations and the freedom of play of artist Christine Wiltshire’s [Mistake] Making Station, presented by the Embroiderers Guild.
Six inner west makers will be showing their work as part of A Handmade Life exhibition 2019 at Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Kil.n.it Clayground will include a Members’ Pop-Up Exhibition at the Kil.n.it Classroom in Glebe.
Julie Paterson (Cloth) will create an in-situ large scale stencil printed artwork from scratch Reparable Landscapes and exhibit it at The Happenstore.
As part of their Studio Pop-Up, Square Peg in Marrickville will present the collaborative show and artist talk, Text to Contexture — Story-telling Through Jewellery by long-time resident artist Fiona Meller and recent graduate resident Marcia Swaby.
Also in Marrickville, Monster Mouse Studios will present a group exhibition and market.
The Sydney Teapot Show will be on at Kerrie Lowe Gallery.
Structura (patterns, shapes and structures) is a jewellery exhibition by Regine Schwarzer and Totes Serious is an exhibition by Nicole Robins, both at Bridget Kennedy Project Space in North Sydney.
Playtime focuses on the work of local artists, artisans and craftspeople at The New Artisans Gallery in Milson’s Point.
Residue: Textiles exhibition by Sairi Yoshizawa is on at Art Space on the Concourse in Chatswood.
In My Nature is a new exhibition of sculptural works by Odette Ireland at Incinerator Art Space.
There’s Eden Unearthed: Art in the gardens and The Magic of the Garden, an installation by Alison Thompson, at Eden Gardens and Garden Centre.
Northern Beaches Council presents Replay: Celebrating five years of the Creative Space in North Curl Curl.
There's exhibits and open studios galore during the Pittwater Artists Trail.
Greater Sydney and Beyond
Adventure in the hills of clay is an exhibition celebrating the work of Macquarie Hills Potters in Baulkham Hills.
Two exhibitions will be shown in two gallery spaces at Casula Powerhouse. ‘The Song Tree’ exhibition is an installation resulting from a series of workshops led by artist Michelle Belgiorno at Casula Powerhouse. And a solo exhibition features the work of local artist Svetlana Panov who creates her work in the ceramic studios at Casula Powerhouse.
Plus, check out the exhibitions at Hazelhurst Arts Centre during their Made by Hand – Art and Design Market.
Image: Untitled 2005 Designed Irene Barberis Woven Emma Sulzer. Photo ATW from Response: Small tapestries from the Australian Tapestry Workshop; Kim Seckold, Rainstorm Series, Barrel fired Ceramics. Photo: Kim Seckold from Playtime at The New Artisans