Denese Oates



5 Sep 2018-30 Sep 2018

Wed-Sun 10am-4pm

A Willoughby City Council curated group exhibition exploring contemporary surrealism and fantasy


Opening Event: Thursday 6 September, 6pm – 8pm

Flame Seed is an exhibition that reimagines the old furnace door of the Incinerator Art Space as a portal to ‘other worlds’. It presents a group of artists whose artwork explores fantasy, futuristic spaces and surreal ideas and actions. The Incinerator’s furnace door once opened onto a combustion furnace, but now sits immobilised on a gallery wall. In this exhibition the door is fancifully conceived in an ‘Alice down the rabbit hole’ or ‘Narnia through the wardrobe’ capacity, suggesting worlds that could potentially exist upon opening. Offering a survey of contemporary approaches to surrealism and fantasy, the exhibition presents hybrid beings, poetic imaginings and farfetched places.


Artists: Tara Marynowsky, Adam Norton, Denese Oates, Louis Pratt, Samuel Quinteros, Kate Rohde, Linda Seiffert and Agus Wijaya.


Nest of Ideas, copper, book


Sculptures In The Garden

Saturday 6th and Sunday the 7th October 2018

Sculptures In The Garden is an exciting not for profit event that showcases Australian sculpture in a beautiful rural setting within a private garden and vineyard in Mudgee NSW.

Proceeds raised from the weekend exhibition go towards a local arts initiative to create a public art sculpture walk in Mudgee’s Lawson Park.

All gate proceeds and catering revenue go to the Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Xerophyte Forest

Xerophyte Forest