TAR has won the BANKSA Fringe Award for Best Visual Art & Design at the Adelaide Fringe 2013.
Congratulations Tony Kearney for curating such a superb exhibition, it was well deserved, and it was an absolute honour to be part of it!



TAR at The Black Diamond Gallery, Port Adelaide (curated by Tony Kearney) has been nominated for the BANKSA AWARD – BEST VISUAL ART & DESIGN at this year’s Adelaide Fringe.




Black Diamond Gallery
66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide, Australia

A group of contemporary artists bring you TAR – be it tar of shipyard, rope and sails, of night, of roads and pitch, sealing or preserving, medicinal or harmful. This exhibition celebrates the dark, resinous, aromatic, binding, bitumous and symbolic nature of tar. Curated by Tony Kearney.

TAR is the third in a series of contemporary mixed media exhibitions curated by Tony Kearney, the previous two being RUST and SALT. Tony brings together established and emerging artists from disparate disciplines to celebrate elemental themes. Glass, ceramics, contemporary jewellery, photography, painting, drawing, installation, sculpture; all these work together to explore and respond to the theme of TAR.