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The AWC Newhaven Exhibition

270 Devonshire Street Surry Hills Opening Hours: 11am - 5pm Tue - Fri, 10am -1pm Sat - Sun
Exhibition dates: 23 September - 19 October 2018
Opening: 10am - 1pm Sunday 23 September    Preview dates: 10am - 5pm Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September

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Following on from the past two AWC exhibition in 2013 and 2015, which raised over $400,000 for the important work of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, this year, a third exhibition will celebrate the AWC Newhaven property in the Northern Territory.  This important sanctuary covers 262, 000 hectares and is located near the intersection of three central Australian bioregions.  The sanctuary protects 27 mammal species, over 170 bird species and over 80 reptile species.

In May of 2017, the AWC, in conjunction with Lea and Bill Ferris and Defiance Gallery, organised for six leading Australian artists - painters Ann Thomson, Joe Furlonger, Kevin Lincoln, Dan Kyle, sculpture Paul Hopmeier and photographer and filmmaker Jason Capobianco, to travel to Newhaven.  The artists spent a week exploring the 262, 000 hectares of protected wilderness working closely with scientists from the AWC and Arid Recovery on the Feral-proof fence.  

AWC is a registered not for profit organisation whose mission is the effective conservation of all Australian animals and their habitats.  AWC manages 23 sanctuaries covering over three million hectares across Australia, with 80% of their staff working on the ground to implement conservation programs such as fire management and carry out strategic scientific research to help turn back the tide of extinction. 

The exhibition is a celebration of the Australian landscape and of our continued attempts to see our land from the perspectives of both the artists and the scientist. 

Ann Thomson Defiance Gallery

Joe Furlonger Defiance Gallery 

Paul Hopmeier Defiance Gallery

Kevin Lincoln Niagara Galleries

Dan Kyle Defiance Gallery

Jason Capobianco Title Artist Management

View Jason Capobianco's Six Artist | Seven Days AWC Newhaven trailer here   


Read the Sydney Morning Herald Review by John McDonald here



View Five | Artist Seven Days Pungalina documentary here  

View Six Artists | Seven Days Mornington Sanctuary Kimberley short here 

View Six Artists | Seven Days Mornington Sanctuary Kimberley full documentary here