24 January 2024
Artist Talks Saturday 9th March 2024 - Beauty Runs the Gauntlet
“Join us for an afternoon of artists talks and refreshments in Bondi Pavilion Gallery with the artists of Beauty Runs the Gauntlet. As part of our celebration for International Women’s Day 2024, Waverley’s esteemed female artists will be discussing their artwork and practices in conversations across themes including historical contextualization, the environment, place, memory, gender and femininity. Beauty runs the Gauntlet is an exhibition that showcases exceptional female artists residing in the Waverley municipality. This exhibition celebrates, elevates, and highlights the creativity, diversity, and achievements of local women.
Speakers include; Elizbeth Day, Gitte Backhausen, Joy Ivill, Kirsten Fredericks, Marisa Purcell, Maz Dixon, Rox De Luca, Zorica Purlija.”
24 January 2024
Beauty Runs the Gauntlet @ Bondi Pavilion
“Beauty Runs the Gauntlet is a showcase of exceptional female artists residing in the Waverley municipality. Waverley boasts an incredible creative community including many leading contemporary artists. In this exhibition, the artists present their perspectives on the human experience, their place within the world and their relationship to environment, community and culture. Dealing with themes of histories and meaning of place, nature and its great force within us, and femininity in all its expression, they offer their unique insight into the world. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, this exhibition aims to celebrate, elevate, and highlight the creativity, diversity, and achievements of local women.
From emerging to established professionals, the exhibition presents a rich and vibrant example of the artistic talent found within the Waverley community. Featuring the work of Elizabeth Day, Gitte Backhausen, Joy Ivill, Kirsten Fredericks, Marisa Purcell, Martine Emdur, Maz Dixon, Rox De Luca, Zorica Purlija. We invite you to join us in celebrating these inspiring women and their contributions to the art world.
Beauty runs the Gauntlet is open from 10am-5pm daily, 2 Feb – 17 March 2024.”