Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Aflame

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Aflame at Campbelltown Arts Centre has now closed, but a number of journalists have written about the well-received exhibition. Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Aflame was previewed by Nikita Holcombe for Artist Profile and reviewed by Gina Fairley for Artshub.

Read More »

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: AFLAME at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Aflame, currently showing at Campbelltown Arts Centre features new work created by Vongpoothorn completed over a two-year period. The body of work draws inspiration from the Ādittapariyāya Sutta (Pali, “Fire Sermon Discourse”) in Theravada Buddhism – a discourse from the Pali Canon popularly known as the Fire Sermon. The exhibition includes a major kinetic sculptural installation, new works on canvas and photogravure etchings. This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. This project has also been supported by ArtsACT. A preview of the exhibition, written by Nikita Holcombe appears in the latest issue of Artist Profile. Purchase your copy here. Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: AflameCampbelltown Arts Centre, Sydneyuntil Sunday, 15 October 2023

Read More »

Public art in Campbelltown: Savanhdary Vongpoothorn

Three new public artworks have been installed in Campbelltown’s city centre, including Spinning the Fire Sutra I by Savanhdary Vongpoothorn, as well as works by Danielle Mate and Jason Wing. Located at Anzac Lane, Campbelltown Spinning the Fire Sutra I offers a site of reflection, meditating on cycles of movement, destruction, clarity and rebirth. ⁠ Savanhdary’s project is part of Campbelltown City Council’s ‘Revitalise Queen St’ initiative and was proudly funded by the NSW Government through Festival of Place and the CBD Revitalisation Fund. ⁠

Read More »

Know My Name: The Book

An impressive publication to accompany the National Gallery of Australia’s Know my name exhibition, part of a continuing gender equality initiative is now available. Know my name features Angelina Pwerle, Brenda L. Croft, Fiona Foley, Helen Maudsley, Pat Larter & Savanhdary Vongpoothorn

Read More »

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Space YZ at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn has recreated work from her time in art school for Space YZ, an upcoming exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre, curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham. The exhibition features 88 artists who are alumni of the former Western Sydney University art school (formerly known as University of Western Sydney).

Read More »

Know My Name at National Gallery of Australia

Know My Name, The National Gallery of Australia’s gender equity initiative is now on. Niagara Galleries wholeheartedly supports this initiative, which aims to enhance the understanding of women artist’s contribution to Australia’s cultural life and includes work by Brenda L. Croft, Julie Dowling, Fiona Foley, Pat Larter, Helen Maudsley, Lena Nyadbi and Savanhdary Vongpoothorn. ⁠⠀

Read More »
Scroll to Top