Art 3K

Art $3000 & Under

25 November - 20 December 2014

Exhibition opening by
Dr. Paul Thomas
Associate Professor
& Program Director Fine Arts Honours
Art & Design University of NSW
29 November 2014

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Keith Lane

28 October - 22 November 2014

Exhibition opening by
Claudia Chan-Shaw
Fashion Designer & TV Presenter
8 November 2014

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Brett Bailey

Close Observation, Internalization and Sharing

30 September - 25 October 2014

Exhibition opening by
Imogen Yang
Former Director of Gallery 4Ar
2 October 2014

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Danielle Mate Sullivan

2 - 27 September 2014

Exhibition opening by
Andrew Frost
Art Critic, Writer, Broadcaster & Lecturer
4 September 2014

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Tiwi Design

29 July - 30 August 2014

Exhibition opening by
Alan Kerinauia, Tiwi Artist & Steve Anderson, Tiwi Design
Tiwi Art & Culture Presentation by Jennifer Isaacs AM
Author of Tiwi – Art, History, Culture
2 August 2014 2014

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Graham Toomey

A Spiritual Connection

1 - 26 July 2014

Exhibition opening by
Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Marie Bashir AC CVO
Governor of New South Wales
1 July 2014

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Max Miller

20 May - 14 June 2014

Exhibition opening by
Joseph Eisenberg OAM
Cultural Director of Maitland Regional Art Gallery
24 May 2014

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Lyndall Beck, Margaret Woodward, Herbert Young

Homage to Margaret Woodward

22 April - 17 May 2014

Exhibition opening by
Guy Warren AM
Artist
26 April 2014
Book Launch of Herbert Young’s Autobiography
Sweet & Sour
26 April 2014

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Drawn by Design
The Art of Architecture

25 March - 19 April 2014

Exhibition opening by
Edmund Capon AM OBE
Former Director of Art Gallery New South Wales
29 March 2014

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Wang Lan

25 February - 22 March 2014

Exhibition opening by
Jackie Menzies
Emeritous Curator of Asian Art
Art Gallery New South Wales
1 March 2014

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Nancy Ma

Woman * Horse II

4 - 22 February 2014

Exhibition opening by
Jan Guy
Lecturer (Ceramics) Sculpture Studio
Sydney College of the Arts
4 February 2014

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Proud supporter of

Simon Chan has established a reputation as a professional gallery director who has helped many aspiring artists by showing them in his Art Atrium Gallery. Mixing exhibitions of established artists with younger artists, he has created a perfect way to promote living artists in difficult times.

Simon has also endeavoured to get prominent figures in the art world to open his exhibitions, which is a good way to publicise and promote younger artists. I commend Simon’s activities, and hope that the artists he has promoted will not forget who first gave them a helping hand. It is the first step up which counts so much in today’s very competitive art world.

Lou Klepac OAM
Art historian, Author, Curator & Publisher

Art Atrium is the invention of Simon Chan, an Architect who has a passion for art, especially indigenous art and architectural drawings. He is one of the few people with the breadth of experience and opportunity to hold such shows at his gallery that demonstrate his discerning eye and appreciation for the unusual and the best of art.

Professor Philip Cox AO
Professor of Architecture UNSW & Founding Partner of Cox Architecture

Simon Chan is a practising architect with a passionate commitment to promoting contemporary art that reflects Australia’s multiculturalism, and in which Australian Indigenous art has an important dynamic presence. In 2009 he founded Art Atrium in Bondi Junction to provide a dedicated space that would allow him to share his artists’ works with audiences, and also to enjoy the physical experience of curating the exhibitions. I have observed the superb way he manages the launch of these events, and I know that all of his artists appreciate the encouragement and advice that he never hesitates to offer.

Dr. Mabel Lee PhD FAHA
Adjunct Professor of Chinese Studies, School of Languages & Culture A18, The University of Sydney

Simon has established an active platform at Art Atrium to encourage cross cultural expression and collaboration among artists from different cultural background. I was honoured to open an exhibition of Chinese Australian women artists, as well as to conduct an Artists in Conversation event when artists directly communicate with art lovers. His passion towards art goes beyond his Gallery, and leads him to generously support art endeavours in public art institutions. He offers guided tours as a Community Ambassador at Art Gallery of NSW, and also serves as a Director on the Board of VisAisa which plays a vital role in promoting Asian art in Australia.

Yin Cao
Curator of Chinese Art at ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

I love the paintings I have bought from Art Atrium - they have really struck a chord. It's also been an absolute pleasure talking with and buying from Simon; it's clear he's in it for the love of the art and that makes the whole experience so much less 'transactional' and more emotional.

Amanda Falconer
Management consultant & business storytelling specialist