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The Lawn Sale

The Lawn Sale A one-time, once-only, chance-of-a-lifetime bargain basement bonanza art auction… This Friday 20th Dec, 6 till 9pm Tortuga Studios , 31 Princes Hwy, St Peters Fifteen feet of Bundy bear looms up ahead, a small pink waistcoat with Meet Me At The Ettamogah Pub barely covering his moulting pelt; beneath a wealth of weary Best & Less bras,… Read more →

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN 2013

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN 2013 In association with the Sydney Fringe Festival As the Gregorian cycle grinds through its shuddering revolutions, sparks cast into the gloaming, we entice you to explore a dark world that glimmers with life. (please tuck your friggatriskaidekaphobia snuggly beneath your arm). In the crevices of a darkened world in the back streets of St Peters… Read more →

Perceptions of the Miraculous – Rowena Post – Solo Show Opening 19th April 2013

Perceptions of the Miraculous – Rowena Post – Solo Show Opening 19th April 2013 Tortuga Studios is proud to present PERCEPTIONS OF THE MIRACULOUS – New Paintings by Rowena Post We invite you to the Opening Night Friday the 19th April 2013. Skeletons of recollections past emerge from the marks Rowena Post has nurtured into the surface of her artwork.… Read more →

Marrickville Open Studio Tour @ TORTUGA STUDIOS

FERTILE IMAGINATION CAPTIVE BREEDING PROGRAM A RUNAWAY SUCCESS Marrickville Open Studio Tour @ TORTUGA STUDIOS Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 11am-4pm The Fertile Imagination Captive Breeding Program at Tortuga Studios has exceeded all expectations with warm, dark corners cultivating fertile creation like mould… The net result is a crew of wildly imaginative artists in residence and an unnervingly large… Read more →

Skein: Bound and Unravelled for Art Month 2013

As part of ART MONTH 2013, TORTUGA STUDIOS is proud to present Skein: Bound and Unravelled March 22nd-31st 2013 Featuring the work Garth Knight and Andrea Davies, two of Sydney’s most intriguing artists. Tangled, knotted, woven, twisted, coiled and unpicked with nervous fingers, Skein examines the threads that hold our existence together while languidly choking the breath from within it.… Read more →

Painting Grounds 2012

Opening Night: Friday the 14th February 5pm – 9pm Last years’ Painting Grounds exhibition was pretty epic! This year we decided to amp it up with more live art, a bigger mob of artists, the irrepressible Charlie McMahon launching his new EP, Didj Heart, plus Deadbeat & Hazy. Painting Grounds is a yearly exhibition exhibiting art by street artists and… Read more →

IN THE NIGHT GARDEN Friday 14th September 6pm A Glowing Reprise

TAKE A WALK IN THE NIGHT GARDEN… In the crevices of a darkened world in the back streets of St Peters glow exotic urban flowers that bloom but once a year and only at night. In the night garden light sculptures, installations and projections burnish the inky darkness, creating a sensory, evocative world, full of salacious suggestion, delicate beauty and… Read more →