Join Penny Teale, Senior Curator at McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery in a conversation about public art commissions – the submission process and installing sculpture in public spaces. Penny will talk about the biennial Southern Way McClelland Commissions, a program of 14 public commissions which commenced in 2011 and will continue until 2037. Penny will be joined by artist Louise Paramor who has been commissioned for a number of permanent public sculptures, the most recent being the monumental Panorama Station, Peninsula Link Freeway, Melbourne (2012). Louise graduated from the Western Australian Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting (1985) and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Sculpture at the Victorian College of the Arts (1988). McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery is Australia’s leading centre for sculpture and aspires to lead the international conversation between art and environment.

DATE > Tuesday 24 May 2016
TIME > 6.30PM to 7.30PM
COST > $11 per person, includes a drink on arrival

Artists-SpeakeasyArtist speakeasy: Public Art with Penny Teale and Louise Paramor

Image: Louise Paramor, Panorama Station, 2011, painted steel and aluminium. Eastlink Interchange Commission, Collection of Southern Way.

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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