Decadence

From the 4th of November

until the 3rd of December 2016,

the Serpentine would like to present to you

'Decadence'.

A celebration of 10 Years of Art and Community.

Book your diaries for Friday the 4th of November...

It is a celebration of our arts community,

and you are invited to join us to celebrate

the Gallery's 10th birthday.

Vote in the People's Choice Award

as you peruse the fine works of our local artists

We are delighted to have the new show opened by

Arts Northern Rivers CEO Peter Wood.

Dress Decadently - prizes for best dressed

Doors open at 7pm till late.

Refreshments available.

Special guest performers for your enjoyment including:

Poetry by local poet Wera Teves.

Fire performance by Vivian & Lea from the SCU Fire Club. Dance with Jim Hobbs and the Rainbow Tribe.

'MC'ing by Lismore’s unratified Town Crier Katrina Alexander.

  And Anthony Smith, from Icehouse and the Flowers,

will be playing tunes from his upcoming solo album

ranging from piano pieces to electronica.

WE would like to congratulate

Susannah French

with a bottle of bubbles

for coming up with the theme

for our celebration.

Marking a milestone:

the Serpentine's 10th anniversary

as a fully volunteer-run,

not-for-profit community gallery

 * 10 Nov 2006 - 10 Nov 2016 *

The Serpentine - A moment in time: follow this link to read about the Serpentine's beginnings.

Due to unprecedented interest and public demand

we're extending our Tenth Anniversary Celebration Exhibition

until Saturday 03 December 2016.

Tell your family, tell your neighbours, tell your friends!...

 and especially tell your art-loving and well-heeled contacts to pop along to the Serpentine

 Wed-Fri 10-4pm or Sat-Sun 10-2:00pm

 while they still have a chance to see one of the most diverse and impressive exhibitions

hung in the Serpentine's amazing 10 year history.

They can also find their favourite and vote for it in the People's Choice Award.

Sunday 30th October 2016: The gallery's street view gets a decadent 'make-over' -

Theodore Kennett-Raj and helpers dress the windows in preparation for our big event.

Mid-afternoon on 4 Nov 2016: "Decadence" exhibition final touches -

Fiona McConnachie, Corinne Batt-Rawden and Guy Ingram ensure that all artwork labels are correct and in place.

The artworks

 2016 Serpentine People’s Choice Awards

1st prize - $200 donated by the Serpentine Community Gallery -

'Gaia in Chains' (detail right)

oil on canvas

by Michael Clifton

2016 Serpentine People’s Choice Awards

2nd prize - $100 gift certificate donated by

Armisteads Quality Picture Framing & Gallery -

'Booragah Boothrum'

acrylic on board

by Gilbert Laurie

2016 Serpentine People’s Choice Awards

3rd prize - $50 gift certificate donated by

Premier Art and Framing -

'With Humour In My Pocket'

pen & watercolour on paper

by Kim Coleman