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20140814 - Artexpress - 14 August 2014 - 12:30 - Stream 2

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Classifications: Enabled, Events Not to be missed, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: DART Connections

Provider: The Arts Unit in Association with ARTEXPRESS

Presenter: Wendy Sharpe

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Date: 14 August 2014

Start Time: 12:30

End Time: 13:30

Duration: 60 minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 14-Aug-14

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 20

Non-DEC Positions: 10


KLA Syllabus: Secondary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 5,Stage 6

KLA Year/s: Year 10,Year 11,Year 12

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KLA Keyword/s: Conceptual Framework Artists Practice, Wendy Sharpe


Event Overview: In this event, students will make a virtual visit to the Sydney studio of contemporary Australian artist Wendy Sharpe, listen to her discuss her practice with ARTEXPRESS curriculum consultant Wendy Ramsay, and have the opportunity to ask questions about her practice.
Wendy Sharpe��s work ranges from figurative and urban landscape paintings and drawings. She is a very successful contemporary artist who won the Sulman Prize in 1986, the Archibald Prize in 1996 and is currently short listed for the 2014 Archibald Prize. Wendy was an official Australian War Artist in 1999 and went to East Timor. In 2012, she was commissioned to join the Centenary Voyage to Antarctica by the Mawson Hut Foundation as an Artist in Residence. Wendy works between her studios in Sydney and Paris.

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Further Information: Contact: Stephnie Jan
Contact Email: Stephnie.jan@det.nsw.edu.au
Contact phone: 95509121 or 0408967712

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The principal of the school has received permission for each participating student to be photographed and for their image and voice to be recorded.
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