Waverley Library Galleries

Online Exhibitions


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Sketchflash Online 2020

From October 2020

With the aim of drawing people together, Sketchflash is a weekly sketch group run from Waverley Library. During COVID-19 the group gather online to share their love of drawing, undertake experimental exercises, talk about art and develop their skills. Sketchflash have been in operation since 2016, drawing from the life and culture of  Waverley Library and beyond. The group challenge themselves with a range of subjects and mediums but always come back to their love of drawing.


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Martin Smith Bondi Dreams

Local photographer Martin Smith has spent his retirement strolling Bondi Beach with his camera. At 84 years old, 'Bondi Dreams' presents 17 years of his work and vision while documenting iconic Bondi Beach.





Current Exhibitions

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A cut above the Rest

From 26 September 2020

Collage has made a come-back at Waverley Library. Since 2018 a growing collage and craft community have been meeting weekly to hone their papercut skills.





Upcoming Gallery Exhibitions

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Melody the Mermaid - Valerie Taylor

13 November 2020 - 28 January 2021

Valerie Taylor is recognized around the world as a pioneering ocean explore, marine conservationist, cinematographer, photographer and author.


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New Encounters - Inala

Dates to be advised

Inspired by the work of Rudolf Steiner, Inala is a community that provides a range of programs for individuals with disabilities. Our approach is based on the belief that each person has the ability and the right to impart meaning and direction to their own life.


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Bondi Dreams- Martin Smith

29 January–23 February 2021

Martin Smith has spent his retirement years visiting Bondi beach at all times of the day and night, at all seasons of the year. He first glimpsed the beach some 53 years ago and it was love at first sight.


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Gertrude - Veggie-Smuggl’r Extraordinaire! (Marie Widolf)

29 April–27 May, 2021

The 34 artworks explored Gertrude’s unconventional relationship with her kitchen: her character was prone to daydreaming,  and her cooking-ingredients escaped from her mixing-bowl!


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Musings – Lina Tesoriero

29 April - 27 May, 2021

Lina Tesoriero is a local Bondi Artist, qualified as an Art Educator and has many years’ experience teaching Visual Arts in schools and conducting workshops privately and in galleries.


Need more information?

Visual Arts Team
Phone: 8362 3400
visualarts@waverley.nsw.gov.au

Waverley Library

32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction
www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/library
Phone: 9386 7777
library_enquiries@waverley.nsw.gov.au