Cut N Polish: Artist Car Boot Sale 2023
A whopping 140-plus Greater Sydney artists and collectives are selling their works directly to the public at this returning one-day-only art car boot sale.
March 21, 2023
Staring at art is easy. Getting into collecting it doesn't always prove the case, however. You might have bare walls and empty shelves positively screaming to be filled, but you also may not know where to start. Our suggestion: Carriageworks' Cut N Polish: Artist Car Boot Sale, which is exactly what it sounds like. Actually, it's even better, because it's bringing together a whopping 140-plus Greater Sydney artists and collectives to sell their works directly to the public.
When it returns for 2023 from 11am–4pm on Sunday, May 7 at Carriageworks' Blacksmiths' Workshop, no one will be standing in the middle of you and these supremely talented folks — and no one will be taking commission and reducing the funds that'd otherwise go to the artists, either. You'll also get to meet fabulous creatives, chat to them about their work and hear their stories while you're supporting their practices via a cash-and-carry setup.
The brainchild of Consuelo Cavaniglia, Jonny Niesche and Brendan Van Hek, this year's Cut N Polish will feature emerging and established artists alike — such as Zanny Begg, Shahroud Ghahani, Wiradjuri artist Leeanne Hunter aka Wiradjuri Aura, Emma Maye Gibson (aka Betty Grumble), Campbell and Grace Unlimited and more.
Entry is free, and prices for the pieces on sale vary — with everything from art, paintings, prints and sculptures to clothes, art books and ceramics on offer.
And, because all that browsing and buying is hungry and thirsty work, AP Bakery, Broomfields, Kepos Street Kitchen and others will be on food and drink duty.
Images: Jacquie Manning.
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