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ARTEXPRESS is an annual
series of exhibitions of
exemplary artworks created
by New South Wales
visual arts students for the
Higher School Certificate


Art Gallery of New South Wales
Opening 7th February 2019

Hazelhurst Arts Centre
Opening 9th February 2019

The Armory, Sydney Olympic Park
Opening 5th March 2019


Teachers Days

A professional learning opportunity for visual arts teachers to explore the factors that support high level student outcomes, reflected in ARTEXPRESS bodies of works. The course will be associated with each regional ARTEXPRESS exhibition.
Follow the link for more info on Teachers Days

Student Workshops

These workshops provide an opportunity for stage 5 and 6 visual arts students to experience a range of painting materials and techniques under the guidance of a practicing visual artist.
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Connected Classroom Events

Bring ARTEXPRESS to your classroom with these events that include talks by exhibiting students at the Art Gallery of NSW or visit practicing artists in their studios.
Follow the link for more info on Connected Classroom

Teachers @ Homebush

This NSWIT registered course is an opportunity for visual arts teachers to assist behind the scenes at the Homebush selection centre in the development of ARTEXPRESS exhibitions.
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Useful links