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Art Guide Australia featured my exhibition palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst – a landscape of memory with Toby Penny at Penny Contemporary, Hobart Tasmaina, in their Top Five Exhibitions to see this week! ART GUIDE AUSTRALIAOur top five exhibitions to see this week:Kaylene Whiskey’s ‘Wonder Woman’ at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. @roslynoxley9 Image: Kaylene Whiskey, ‘Tina’, 2019, acrylic on
Excited to announce a duo exhibition with Toby Penney (USA) in September at Penny Contemporary in Hobart. We will be showcasing work we created during our residency together at Chateau Orquevaux, France. The exhibition, palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst a landscape of memory, explores the rich layers of cultural identity and physical form. Opening 6pm Friday September 27thPenny Contemporary –
The Fire Garden, by Tortuga Studios with support of Inner West Council. August 10th starting at Sundown till 10.30 pm at Sydneham Green, Sydenham.   “Fire’s real beauty is that it destroys responsibility and consequences” Fahhrenheit 451 Part fronded beauty, part mechanical jungle, THE FIRE GARDEN was forged in the flames of the inner west’s industrial
Excited to announce as part of Micro Galleries International Artist Collective, our next Live festival will be held in The Philippines! Thanks to the incredible support of @jasonstephenson http://rhiannonhopley.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Philipines-Announcement.mp4   The focus of this festival will be Displace[ME]nt / Movement: of people, economies, climate, human rights.  The Philippines is one of the world’s largest archipelago nations and
It is with great pleasure to announce that I have been selected for Micro Galleries International Artist Collective for 2019! 50 artists from across the world were selected for their new and innovative ideas and old methods placed in new contexts, their interest in disrupting an environment, a community, a mindset in positive ways to
The opening and exhibition so far has been a wonderful success. It is a pleasure to be a part of this project and work with such incredible and talented women, thank you to Hilary Wardhaugh and Melissa Anderson for bringing us all together and doing justice to each of the 100 strong photographs with your curation.
I have been selected as one of 100 incredible female photographers to showcase work in this years Loud and Luminous exhibition. Together we unite for a powerful celebration of equality in the arts for International Women’s Day, exhibiting 100 images that represents what power means to us. I will be showing a piece from my new series, which focuses
I have been selected as one of ten artists for Hidden, Flickering Stone Moving image award. This award is a new section of the long-running outdoor sculpture exhibition at Rookwood Cemetery. Join me this Saturday at Rookwood Cemetery, 3 pm, for the official opening, you will be able to view my new video work, Ante-mortem. Inspired by the
Come join me Friday 6th April at 6 pm for an immersive, one night only exhibition, HONEY. An amazing all-female lineup of artists from multiple disciplines, curated by Create or Die. Artists Dominica Roebuck Sofie Dieu  Rhiannon Hopley Rebecca Lourey Emma O’Brien Olympia Newman-Andrews Lucy Deverall Performances by Lou Millar Violet Viola iida Exhibition Friday,
I am excited to announce that I have had my work Oleander, selected as a finalist in the Percival Photographic Portrait Prize. Percival Photographic Portrait Prize returns for the third time since its inaugural display at Pinnacles Gallery in 2014. This prize was started to coincide with the highly popular Percival Portrait Painting Prize at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and
Come join me Friday 16th March at 6 pm to celebrate Art Month at Tortuga with a true artist warehouse style opening, for ‘FAKE’ including live music. My work with be featuring alongside over 30 incredible artists including Garth Knight and Will Coles. An excerpt from the exhibition: “Trump howls ‘fake news!’, escalating his attacks on CNN and the New
Come join me for the opening night of my solo exhibition Relinquish at Unicorn Lane Gallery Ballarat on November 4th from 5.30pm, the exhibition will be on display until November 30th. I will be showing a collection works, which connects and transpire the development within my practice. A progression of my previous series Discovering Locations,
I’ve just arrived at the Chateau d’Orquevaux in France for my artist residency, this place is more than I could have imagined. I would like to thank everyone who helped in making this opportunity possible, I’ve not been here long at all and the other artists, the estate, and surroundings, from the small parts of
Opening Night September 12th, 5-7pm AD Space at UNSW A&D (previoulsy known as COFA) I will be showing work from my Housebound photographs series. Curated by Kate Stoddard, Not a Stat, reflects on lived experiences of mental illness, including mental health practices. The exhibition provides a visual translation of what is often difficult to articulate,
I was invited by Gaffa gallery to come up with an idea for an exhibition and guest curate. stillness Exhibition  June 22 – July 3. Opening June 22 6 – 8 pm at Gaffa Gallery Clarence Street, Sydney. The exhibition invited artists to respond to the concept and idea of what stillness means to them.
I’m excited to announce that I will have some of my work exhibited at the third edition of Denfair in Melbourne with .M Contemporary. Denfair is a carefully curated, boutique trade event and the leading destination for contemporary design and art in Australia held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, If you happen to be in Melbourne
I will be exhibiting a couple of previously unseen works from my Housebound Photographs series, which was created over a 4 month period from February-May 2015. During this time I was physically unable to leave my tiny inner-west apartment, due to a seemingly small accident that ended up being quite severe, resulting in me requiring
Starting off my 2017 with some wonderful news, I received a letter congratulating me on my submission, I have been selected to undertake an artist residency at Chateau Orquevaux in France later this year. During my residency, I will continue to develop and work on my Discovering Locations Series, explore the estate and surrounding region
I am excited to announce that I have been selected as a Finalist for The North Sydney Art Prize, with my work Foreshore Remnant. The work was created for the prize in response to curational theme relating to The Coal Loader site in Waverton and our environment. The 2017 North Sydney Art Prize exhibition opens Saturday 11 March,
Up nice and early this morning, with not so favourable weather for the install of my work for the Newtown ArtSeat, a contemporary public art space at Newtown Hub outside the Neighbourhood community centre. The concept behind the work Nocturnal Vibrations highlights the character and vibe of Newtown, the night time culture and beautiful architecture
Noctuary 10 – 16 June during Vivid Festival. A collection of photographs and moving images which transgress the fluidity of dreaming to abstractions of moments in time. Noctuary draws on the transformation that takes place with the fall of night. Images of abandoned urban locations and shadowy scenes correlate with our emotional selves, mirroring feelings
I’ve only been back a bit over a week now, and I still haven’t gotten over the incredible time I had in The Red Centre. My trip started with the Artists Preview of the Alice Prize, the official exhibition opening, a lovely artists dinner at The Star of Alice, and a series of talks by invited artists. After which
  I am excited to announce that I have been selected as a Finalist for The Alice Price in Alice Springs, with my work Witching Hour. The 39th Alice Prize exhibition opens Friday 15 April and ends Monday 13 June 2016 at the Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs. Alice Prize  |   15 April – 13 June Araluen Arts
  This weekend is MOST16, part of Sydney Art Month. Which is a fantastic opportunity to meet some incredible artists and their work. I will be showing work at the Dickson Street Space, Newtown, come down and see me, and spend your weekend exploring over fifty studios, galleries and ARI’s within Marrickville and surrounding suburbs.  Click here for the MOST16 Map. MOST   |   5 –
Please join me on the 21st November at 2pm at Gosford Regional Gallery. I have been asked by the Directors of the Gallery to present an artists talk. I will be discussing my practice, inspirations and giving some insight into my work including my piece ‘Witching Hour’ which received a commended award and is currently
Very excited to announce that I was commended for my work ‘Witching Hour’ at last nights opening at Gosford Regional Gallery. Judge’s Comments “I enjoyed the filmic, brooding qualities of this image, very Australian Gothic in its suggested malevolence and the play between light and shadow.” Exhibition is on until 29 November.
Opening Saturday 5 September 3-5pm Exhibition 5 – 27 September This exhibition will seek to celebrate the artistic practices of Australia’s emerging and established contemporary artists alongside their international contemporaries in order to highlight the universal theme of connection or disconnection to place. The main focus of the exhibition will deal with the cultural and
Had a fantastic opening night for my first solo exhibition, thank you to everyone who made it along and to those who purchased works. A big thank you to my friend, Jasmine for taking some photos of the opening to Blake for setting up this time lapse of the evening. Exhibition is on at Chrissie Cotter
Join us for opening drinks for Rhiannon Hopley’s first solo exhibition ‘Discovering Locations’ A Series of photographs : The Lost and Forgotten Locations of Sydney and surrounds. OPENING 12 AUGUST 6 – 8PM EXHIBITION 12 – 23 AUGUST “Exploring the often-disconnected relationship between nature, the urban landscape and the human condition. Hopley photographs abandoned and
Winter Group Show 5 – 21 June .M Contemporary 37 Ocean Street, Woollahra
.M Contemporary Mythology of My Land Examining the religious and cultural traditions of ones own land through myths, stories and creation. OPENING Sat 2nd May 3 – 5 PM EXHIBITION May 1st – 31st Featuring; Adam Cusack Alex Karaconji Benjamin Stone-Herbert Christina Lucia Giuffrida Conrad Botes Eloise Cato Jacqueline Ball James R. Ford Jan Smith
We Get By, presented by Varley Group and Cooks Hill Galleries. Opening Friday 6th March Exhibition 6th – 30th March 2015 “In 2015 We Get By will be bigger and better than ever, featuring the best of contemporary Australian art from some of the country’s most talented emerging artists. We Get By will unearth artistic talent,
  Focusing on life through the lens Latest display captures creative talent Photographer Rhiannon Hopley’s Sydney exhibition captures essence of live music scene. From the cacophony of dingy rock clubs to the relative calm of North Gosford Hospital maternity ward, photographer Rhiannon Hopley has focused her lens on all aspects of life. But the 27-year-old
Very excited to announce that I was awarded First prize for photography at last nights opening at Gosford Regional Gallery & Arts Centre Exhibiton is on until 24 November