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CWM Galleries

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Address: 149 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2033, Australia
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+61 2 9299 5004

CWM Galleries represent artists who conceive and create works of beauty,...

CWM Galleries represent artists who conceive and create works of beauty, providing pleasure and insight to their fellow man. In our view there is enough ugliness in this world without artists contributing to it.We totally reject the concept of elitism and the pretensions that so often inhibit people in approaching and enjoying art.A red dot on a white canvas will always be a red dot on a white canvas, an installation of underwear on the floor will always be underwear on the floor. I suspect I could even create these 'works of art' myself.Back in the 1990's we set out to change that and to-day CWM Galleries are regarded by many as Australia's premier commercial sculpture galleries. The sculptures we exhibit are created in classical and lasting materials, a legacy for future generations.You are invited to judge the level of skill required to conceive and create the wonderful and lasting works we exhibit. CWM Galleries constantly exhibit up to 180 sculptures and 200 paintings by Contemporary Australian Artists.The artists creating these works include both award winning artists and highly regarded teachers of their craft.CWM Galleries provides sponsorship and/or manages a number of our artists. Many of the works displayed are exclusive to our galleries.We urge you to acquire works of art that you really love and welcome your next visit to CWM Galleries.

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I can only agree with the other reviews on this site. What a surprise to see such a variety of Australian painting and sculpture beautifully displayed in an historic sandstone... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2014
Kay C
City of Greater Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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City of Greater Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

I can only agree with the other reviews on this site. What a surprise to see such a variety of Australian painting and sculpture beautifully displayed in an historic sandstone building right in the heart of the CBD. Chris wasn't there the day we visited but Linda was so warm and welcoming, with none of the stand-offish or superior manner... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

Too often, privately run galleries give one the impression that unless you have squillions to spend, you are not really welcome. This gallery is the exact opposite! I had limited time, but Chris and Linda were very welcoming and I had a great time looking at their street level galleries and discussing art with them. They are enthusiastic, approachable, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

Beautiful gallery with a great range of art by local Australian artists. The pieces are stunning, well worth just going in to have a look - why not it is free. Very impressed with the quality and the variety of the work available. Even thought I didnt buy anything the owners, Chris and Linda, could not have been more pleasant.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

We had the pleasure of discovering the CWM Galleries on our trip to Sydney. This was a experience that we shared with our good friends from Canada, we were all delighted with the time that we were able to spend there, the experience was one that everybody can do when they visit Sydney. The staff are excellent both Chris &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2011

Visiting CWM Galleries turned out to be an even a far more rewarding experience than I was expecting. Arriving outside the main door, I realized I was standing in front of a part of Australia's history -The gallery was inside The Old Corn Exchange in Sussex Street, Sydney. There was an immediate sense of anticipation-a feeling I was going to... More 

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