'Portraits of Camden' Exhibition Opening
A new art exhibition, 'Portraits of Camden', was opened in Camden at the Alan Baker Art Gallery in John Street on Thursday 12 March 2020 by Camden Mayor Theresa Fedeli.
|The cover of the exhibition catalogue 'Portraits of Camden' that is open between March and August 2020..
The exhibition 'Portraits of Camden' celebrates the second anniversary of the opening of the gallery.
|Camden Mayor Theresa Fedeli opens the 'Portraits of Camden' exhibition on Thursday 12 March 2020. (I Willis)
The exhibition celebrates the contribution of Alan Baker to the Camden art scene in the early 1970s through the Camden Art Group.
The Camden Art Group met in the classroom of Ken Rorke at Camden Public School in John Street Camden.
The assembled audience at the exhibition opening was addressed by an original member of the Camden Art Group Nola Tegel.
|Original member of the Camden Art Group Nola Tegel tells the audience stories about how Alan Baker guided the budding artists in the art works. (I Willis)
The artworks hung at the exhibition are a variety of subjects in charcoal drawn by Alan Baker at the Camden Art Group sessions.
|A keen art enthusiast admires the artwork of Alan Baker at the 'Portraits of Camden' exhibition opening. (I Willis)
|A guest at the exhibition opening writing their thoughts on Mr Rorke's classroom blackboard in the gallery. Ken Rorke initiated the Camden Art Group in the 1970s. Workshops and lessons were held in his classroom at Camden Public School. (I Willis)
The 'Portraits of Camden' exhibition runs from March to August 2020 at the Alan Baker Art Gallery. The gallery in located in the 19th century gentleman's town house Macaria in John Street Camden.
The Alan Baker Gallery is located at 37 John Street, Camden.
Learn more about the life of Alan Baker the artist, the Camden Art Group and the house history of Macaria.
Read more about Alan Baker and the Camden Art Group in Camden History from those budding young artists who participated in the lessons and workshops in the 1970s.
|The signage the fronts the Alan Baker Art Gallery in the 19th century gentleman's town house of Macaria in John Street Camden. (I Willis)