Illustrators Australia 19th 9x5 Exhibition
Now in its 19th year, this year's '9X5' exhibition promises to be bigger than ever, with
70 original artworks on display and for sale at St Heliers St Gallery.
The '9x5' Illustrators Australia members exhibition, (inspired by the Heidelberg School of artists in the late 1800s, in which cigar boxes measuring roughly 9 x 5 inches were used as the substrate in an exhibition of the same name), has been a mainstay of Illustrators Australia's exhibition activities since 1995. All work is available for sale by auction at the show opening, with the occasional pieces being subject to quite a lot of heated bidding (including a piece by international visitor Henrik Drescher which fetched over $1000 in 1999).