Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions
Previous exhibitions have included spoken word, work dealing with epilepsy, aging and feminism, and work produced by members of the community with a disability. We have displayed everything from print work through to ceramics, textiles and photography. arts centre bankstown previous exhibitions Previous exhibitions have included spoken word, work dealing with epilepsy, aging and feminism, and work produced by members of the community with a disability. We have displayed everything from print work through to ceramics, textiles and photography. Arts Centre; Arts and Culture

​​​Previous exhibitions have included spoken word, work dealing with epilepsy, aging and feminism, and work produced by members of the community with a disability. We have displayed everything from print work through to ceramics, textiles and photography.​

 

 

 

Shazia Fazalhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/shazia-fazalShazia FazalShazia Fazal was born in Pakistan and arrived in Australia in 2009. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Balochistan, Pakistan. She worked as an art teacher in Pakistan.
Barbara Barberhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/barbara-barberBarbara BarberBarbara Barber, now in her eighties, has had a lifelong interest in art. As a child she liked to draw but only took up painting more seriously in her late twenties.
Bar​ambah: Cherbourghttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/bar-ambah-cherbourgBar​ambah: CherbourgAn exhibition showcasing stories and ceramic works created by local Aboriginal Elders, relating to childhood memories of the Cherbourg Mission in Queensland.
Felicity Hibblehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/felicity-hibbleFelicity HibbleFocusing on the intricate and precise art of linocut, Hibble has produced a sophisticated body of work that explores the coalescent relationship between the built environment and the people that populate it.
Thinking Localhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/thinking-localThinking LocalThinking Local follows on from the Arts Centre's successful 2017 project Grow: Places for People, where artists explored issues surrounding urban growth and presenting alternative solutions.
The HAMburglar from Bankstown by Hamish Wallacehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/the-hamburglar-from-bankstown-by-hamish-wallaceThe HAMburglar from Bankstown by Hamish WallaceHamish is a young emerging artist from Padstow who is now in his second year at National Art School.
Craig Parkinson: Dewachenhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/craig-parkinson-dewachenCraig Parkinson: DewachenCraig Parkinson is interested in abstraction and the perception of space and light created through form and colour.
The Cooks River?https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/the-cooks-riverThe Cooks River?The Cooks River? uncovers the history of 12 Aboriginal people with their connections to the Cooks River, through photographs and local histories.
GROW: Places for Peoplehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/grow-places-for-peopleGROW: Places for PeopleTen artists showcasing temporary artworks which explore and examine issues of urban growth in the Bankstown CBD.
Girls to the Front Exhibitionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/girls-to-the-front-exhibitionGirls to the Front ExhibitionGirls to the Front is a group exhibition featuring three contemporary female visual artists from Western Sydney exploring urban art.
Synergy of Mankindhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/synergy-of-mankindSynergy of MankindGrowing up today has a lot more challenges than a few decades ago.Especially in an urban environment, it becomes harder for children to connect to their inner wilder self where imaginary worlds are created and explored.
Friendship by Issac Lalhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/friendship-by-issac-lalFriendship by Issac LalIssac is a young emerging artist who lives in Revesby, and has been drawing for himself from a young age.
Jixing Wanghttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/jixing-wangJixing WangJixian is an 85 year old Chinese artist living in Milperra. He mostly specialises in oil paintings, influenced by and combining both Chinese and Western artistic traditions.
Greenway Art Prize Finalists Exhibitionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/greenway-art-prize-finalists-exhibitionGreenway Art Prize Finalists ExhibitionGreenway Art Prize celebrates the precious urban green corridor in Sydney’s Inner West and aims to capture the essence of the GreenWay through visual art.
We are still here and we still have supporthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/we-are-still-here-and-we-still-have-supportWe are still here and we still have supportThe mural states "we are still here and we still have support". The community has added their handprint in support for Aboriginal rights and support for all minority groups under colonial rule.
Elizabeth West: Wrappedhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/elizabeth-west-wrappedElizabeth West: WrappedThe installation – Wrapped at the forecourt of the Arts Centre is constructed using hundreds of pieces of clear plastic food packaging, which are bound together to form a walk through maze.
Imagine Wallhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/imagine-wallImagine WallJESTA157 aka MIKEY FREEDOM is a Bankstown artist. He began his involvement in HipHop as a B-boy in the early eighties. A graffiti artist since 1985, he is an unassuming but, enduring figure within Australian HipHop scene.
Gary Smithhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/gary-smithGary SmithGarry Smith's exhibition Safe Base Charlie in the Incubate Gallery explores local indigenous and introduced bird life along the Georges River and their survival from urban, military and suburban encroachment using camouflage.
Creatures - Caroline Chisholm School Exhibitionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/creatures-caroline-chisholm-school-exhibitionCreatures - Caroline Chisholm School ExhibitionCaroline Chisholm School has been involved with puppets for over ten years. The school use them in class time, assemblies, graduations, entertaining overseas visitors and politicians. The puppets are made from recycled materials.
Noela Fisher - Transitionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/noela-fisher-transitionNoela Fisher - TransitionAn artist's use of pencil, charcoal, paint and brush can explore the landscape, rearrange the elements, move on through untried mediums. Be courageous. See differently. These artworks are my journey.
Constellationshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/constellationsConstellationsA bold and dynamic abstract representation of the night sky, exploring constellations of stars through geometric patterning and colour play. Mural by the Province Studio (Anne-Louise Dadak and Laura Pike).​
Reiad Serafi-Najjarhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/reiad-serafi-najjarReiad Serafi-NajjarReiad Serafi-Najjar has been drawing from ever since he picked up a pencil. He started off with graphite and charcoal art. Reiad enjoys producing detailed expressive portraits that aim to speak to the viewer in many different ways.
Bangawarra: Connect and Createhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/bangawarra-connect-and-createBangawarra: Connect and CreateBangawarra is Darug for create or making and these works have been created by a group of Aboriginal Elders that live in the area.
4Elements Music Project (4EMP) Exhibitionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/4elements-music-project-(4emp)-exhibition4Elements Music Project (4EMP) Exhibition4EMP is an annual program which utilises HipHop and music culture through a series of mentoring workshops and the 4Elements All Age HipHop Festival.
Inspire: An exhibition of works by Bankstown Arts Centre tutorshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/inspire-an-exhibition-of-works-by-bankstown-arts-centre-tutorsInspire: An exhibition of works by Bankstown Arts Centre tutorsThis exhibition showcases the visual arts practice of Stephanie Peters, Diamando Koutsellis, Rhonda Dee and Seraphina Martin. These are some of the wonderful practitioners who also provide teaching support for Bankstown Arts Centre's visual arts programs.
Night Connectionshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/night-connectionsNight ConnectionsNight Connections explores our connection to 'place', particularly a place or person physically left behind. The artwork depicts our connection to a place through the shared night sky.
Native Flora of Yeamaba Lagoon and Picnic Pointhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/native-flora-of-yeamaba-lagoon-and-picnic-pointNative Flora of Yeamaba Lagoon and Picnic PointThis series of photographs depicts the organic essence, the inner beauty and fragility, of the native flora of Yeamaba Lagoon and Picnic Point, of which we are a part of, and live with.
Wajihah Hamid: Behind the table – A Visual Journeyhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/arts-centre/archive/past-exhibitions/wajihah-hamid-behind-the-table-–-a-visual-journeyWajihah Hamid: Behind the table – A Visual JourneyHarmonising with Bankstown Arts Centre's 3x3 Art & Ecology project theme, for this series I have selected three different types of bread and documented the behind the scenes of the bread making process of three different communities.