Thursday, November 29, 2007

Tony and Ann open Sculpture in the Vineyards

Anthony Bond, Director of Curatorial Services at The Art Gallery of New South Wales and Anne Graham, practicing artist and Head of School of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts and Education at the University of Newcastle officially opened Sculpture in the Vineyards 2007 on the 20th October at Horse Heaven Gallery, Wollombi. Exhibiting artists, and their guests were charmed by their gracious and well informed opening words. Sincere thanks to both of them for doing a fabulous job, helping take SinV to the next level...

Tony and Ann spent the weekend with us, enjoying the hospitality of Phillipa and Daryl Heslop at Stonehurst Cedar Creek Vineyard and taking the opportunity to explore the Hunter further.

On Sunday following the opening, Jane and Peter Hamshere of Undercliff winery hosted an artist lunch where Tony and Ann joined by Kerrie Coles, Director of the Lock-Up museum and art centre in Newcastle were able to mingle in a more informal way with artists enjoying great food and wine outside Undercliff's historic settlers cottage overlooking the vineyard.

Opening address:
(video quality is not good but the audio is clear)