Two new exhibitions now open at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

AS the days get colder what better way to spend some time indoors than to head over to Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and enjoy some beautiful art and design in two great new shows.

Rachel Ellis: Sustaining Light brings together works selected from public and private collections which highlight the artist’s interest in light and the way it describes the subject.

Rachel moved to Bathurst in 2001 and has responded to the region’s landscapes, streetscapes and interiors through painting and drawing.

This beautiful exhibition is on display until Sunday, August 5.

Image: Rachel Ellis Bentinck Street, Bathurst, 2017, oil on board, 40 x 30 cm, NSW Parliament Collection. Courtesy the artist.

Image: Rachel Ellis Bentinck Street, Bathurst, 2017, oil on board, 40 x 30 cm, NSW Parliament Collection. Courtesy the artist.

Steel: Art Design Architecture is a fabulous showcase of innovative works by 29 contemporary Australian artists, designers and architects, providing an extensive cross-section of current creative practices, modes of thinking and relationships to this beautiful and essential material.

This touring exhibition has been curated by JamFactory Senior Curator Margaret Hancock Davis and is on until Sunday, August 5.

Steel: Art Design Architecture is supported by Visions of Australia funding through Australian Government’s Department of Communications and Arts and the South Australian Government through Arts South Australia.

Spend Sunday with Gabbi

FOR six months of the year , from May to October, you can enjoy an afternoon of high quality original acoustic music across a range of genres in Millthorpe.

From singer/songwriters, classical trios, bluegrass and old-timey music to poetry and folk music, there’s something for everyone. 

Gabbi Bolt has a unique history with music.

She learned classical piano for 10 years before deciding at 14 to pursue contemporary musical performance.

At 11 she performed her first ever show at a Local Stages "Cabaret Kite" and hasn't stopped since.

Now a young adult, Gabbi is still perfecting her craft as a musician and has been writing for around six years.

Her performances are honesty and humble with and a good sense of humour.

Gabbi is currently preparing to record and release her first EP which will be available for purchase in October 2018.

Gabbi will be performing at Club Millthorpe this Sunday, June 17 from 3pm-5pm (please arrive 15 minutes early). Tickets are $10 at the door or pre-book for $10+ booking fee on www.stickytickets.com.au. Phone 6366 3043.

Why not drop into Millthorpe this Sunday and enjoy Gabbi's beautiful view of the world.

You can find lots more local and regional arts events at artsoutwest.org.au