‘Face Up’ curator to deliver free public talk at exhibition’s conclusion

19 SEPTEMBER 2019

‘Face Up’ curator to deliver free public talk at exhibition’s conclusion

Director of the University’s Art Collections Dr Thomas Middlemost will speak at a closing event

  • Director of Charles Sturt’s Art Collections to speak about the University’s latest exhibition in Dubbo
  • Exhibition featuring 27 pieces by 15 artists closes on Friday 4 October

The curator of a popular art exhibition at Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) in Dubbo will give a free public talk when the artworks’ public viewing schedule concludes next month.

Director of the University’s Art Collections Dr Thomas Middlemost will speak at a closing event for the ‘Face Up’ exhibition on Thursday 10 October.

The exhibition is comprised of pieces from the Charles Sturt Art Collection, and features 27 artworks by 15 artists, with each piece referencing numerous depictions of faces and heads.

It opened in the city on Monday 5 August, with the last public viewings to take place on Friday 4 October.

The following Thursday evening Dr Middlemost will deliver a free talk about the exhibition, which includes works by Weaver Hawkins, Arthur Wicks, Franck Gohier, Debra Luccio, Jason Greig, Klaus Freideberger, Guy Warren, Murray Walker, Rona Green, James Cant, Frank Medworth, John Percival, Sidney Nolan, Denis O’Connor, and Charles Blackman.

The event will be held from 6pm-8pm in building 901 at Charles Sturt in Dubbo, located at 8 Tony McGrane Place. Drinks and refreshments will be available on the night.

Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Laura McIntyre via email at lamcintyre@csu.edu.au.

The exhibition will remain open to the public between 9am-5pm until Friday 4 October, with viewings outside of these times available by appointment by contacting Bart Sykes at bsykes@csu.edu.au.

Media Note:

For interviews with Dr Thomas Middlemost contact Dave Neil at Charles Sturt Media on 0407 332 718 or at news@csu.edu.au

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