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  • Title
    Drawing the Library: an occasional artists' residency in the State Library of New South Wales aggregated collection of artworks, 2015-2018
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    2015-2018
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1347192
  • Physical Description
    3 sketchbooks
    38 drawings
    56 drawings (in 11 concertina books and 2 scrolls)
    1 volume of graphic and textual material
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    In 2015 the State Library of New South Wales commenced the Drawing the Library artist residency program. The intention of the program is to open the Library for artists to interpret and respond visually and creatively to its public and behind-the-scenes spaces.

    Following the completion of an artist's residency, the Library has the opportunity to acquire the artist's works.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
  • Scope and Content
    COLLECTION 1
    Drawings of the Mitchell Library Reading Room and Collection Care work areas, State Library of New South Wales, 2015 / by John Bokor
    Purchased from King Street Gallery on William, June 2015

    COLLECTION 2
    Drawings of interiors of the State Library of New South Wales and people in the Library, 2016-2017 / by Joe Frost
    Purchased from Joe Frost, August 2018

    COLLECTION 3
    Mitchell Library Reading Room, State Library of New South Wales, April-June 2018 / drawings by Wendy Sharpe
    Presented by Wendy Sharpe, September 2018

    COLLECTION 4
    Artist books of drawings of interiors and exteriors of the State Library of New South Wales, 2017-2018 / drawings by Wendy Sharpe
    Purchased from King Street Gallery, October 2018

    COLLECTION 5
    Book-Land / Idris Murphy
    Purchased from King Street Gallery on William, February 2021
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