In 2008 Richard’s work was selected to be represented at Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Australia for World Youth Day. during this time he was an artist in residence at The Australian Museum.
In 2010 two of Campbell’s works were displayed at the Cananisation ceremony of Mary McKillop
The Gallery presently has on show works by local aboriginal artists whose works have been represented in the NSW Indigenous Parliament Awards.
To accompany these that Gallery has on show fine works by Artists of the mid north coast.
The Gallery recently attended the launch of Jabidi Silk at the Sydney Opera House. Evette Morgan has invented a new silk canvas that is capable of taking any medium. Colin Wightman painted on the silk which was shown at the official launch at Sydney Opera House on 30 April.
Be sure to catch this Exhibition as it closes Sunday 13 May at 4pm.
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm
Andrew Stoner recently visited the Gallery and made the following comment
‘I encourage locals and visitors alike to take the time to visit the Art Gallery next to the Kempsey Visitor Information Centre and see some wonderful pieces of work.’
The Gallery is receiving new works from motivated women of the area for the upcoming International Indigenous Women’s Day Exhibition
IIWD Exhibition will be held at the Gallery from 8– 25 March 2012.
This is an annual celebration where women can be recognised for the vital role they play in families, communities and countries throughout the world.
Official Opening will be held at the Gallery on Thursday 8th March at 11am.
All welcome, please drop by and bring your friends to this wonderful display of Aboriginal art and culture right here in the Macleay Valley.
Gallery is situated alongside the Visitor Information Centre.
Hours Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm