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Exhibitions

The Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio are proud to showcase emerging and celebrated artists from the local area.
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Art and culture in Cumberland is diverse, complex and vibrant. Our artists come from 124 countries and express their creativity and life experiences through a wide range of mediums. From sculptures and paintings to interactive, electronic and immersive exhibitions.

December 2019 and January 2020 Exhibitions

When: Saturday 14 December 2019 to Sunday 26 January 2020

Where: Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio, Auburn

Cost: Free

Gallery 1:  'Painting Flowers', by Amani Haydar and MsSaffaa

Amani Haydar, Letter from MCC, 2019, Acrylic on canvas.

In this exhibition Amani Haydar presents a series of vibrant still lifes that consider the ways in which art intersects with activism. In collaboration with renowned muralist MsSaffaa, the exhibition also includes a powerful tribute and statement about the effects of violence against women.

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Gallery 2: 'The Greta Effect', curated by Natasha Welde

Photographic exhibition image
Lux Eterna, Aura Nox Anima, 2016, HD Digital Video and Soundscape (video still)

This exhibition explores themes that critically highlight the current climate crisis... a crisis of profound environmental upheaval. The exhibition is curated by emerging curator Natasha Welde and showcases local artists: Abhijit Choudhry, Aisyah Haris, Anthea Feilen, Iffat Nonee, Irena Conomos, Jacqueline Olivetti, Lux Eterna, Matt Jones and Svetlana Panov. Together they creatively reflect on this important contemporary challenge. 

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Join us for the opening 

When: Saturday 14 December 2019, 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Where: Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio, Auburn

Cost: Free

RSVP: Please register for the opening event