The Illawarra's creative scene will be well-represented at a prestigious event in Sydney.
Australasia's leading international contemporary art fair, Sydney Contemporary opens to the public from September 12-15 at Carriageworks, Sydney's multi-disciplinary arts precinct.
Its fifth edition will feature 95-plus galleries exhibiting new work by more than 450 artists from over 34 countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, France and South Africa.
There are a series of Illawarra-based artists taking part.
They are Nick Santoro, Henry Jock Walker and India Mark (The Egg & Dart gallery); Gregory Hodge (Sullivan+Strumpf gallery); Paul Ryan (James Makin Gallery); and Lynda Draper (Gallerysmith).
Fair audiences will have the opportunity to view thousands of new contemporary artworks, engage in talks and see performance works.
The event's opening night will place on Thursday.
For bookings for the remainder of the fair, visit https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/program/.
Sydney Contemporary 2019 follows the success of its previous four editions, which have collectively attracted more than 112,000 visitors, collectors and art enthusiasts and recorded more than AU$40 million in art sales.
Approximately AU$10 million of the total 2018 sales went to artists.