Inner West Council

Public Art

Current Projects

Large Scale Mural/ Street Art Projects

 1. Ashfield Town Centre Renewal - Three opportunities across three sites

Click here for further information and how to apply.

Interested artists are strongly encouraged to attend at least one of the Information Sessions and Site Walks. These will be held on:

  • Friday 19 August, 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Saturday 20 August, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Meet at Ashfield Civic Centre Forecourt, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield at 10.30am sharp.  In the event of wet weather meet in the Civic Centre foyer.

Click here to register.  For further information contact Carla Yamine 02 9716 1830 or carlay@ashfield.nsw.gov.au

2. Bay Run, Haberfield - Opportunity for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Artist

Click here for further information and how to apply.

Interested artists are strongly encouraged to attend at least one of the Information Sessions and Site Walks. These will be held on:

  • Friday 19 August, 1pm - 2.30pm
  • Saturday 20 August, 1pm - 2.30pm

Meet at the Tree Cycle sculpture on Canal Road, Leichhardt at 1pm sharp.
Parking: there is ample car parking on Canal Road accessed from Darley Road.
Light Rail: a 5 minute walk from the Leichhardt North Stop.

Click here to register. 

For further information contact Anthia Hart 02 9716 1866 or anthiah@ashfield.nsw.gov.au

Listed below are further resources that may be useful:

  • Click here for Aboriginal Heritage - Aboriginal Resistance & the Tom Uren Trail
  • Click here for Birchgrove and Callan Park Middens - Aboriginal Heritage Assessment
  • Click here for GreenWay brochure
  • www.greenway.org.au

*Additional Information for Prospective Applicants – Artists intending to apply for both the Town Centre Renewal Mural Project and Bay Run Mural Project should address in each project’s implementation plan how they will manage the competing delivery times specified for each project.

Public Art Policy

The Public Art Policy has been developed to support the creation and delivery of relevant Public Art in the local area that represents and inspires our community.  Council sees Public Art as a valuable component of creating ‘place’ that enhances the liveability and animation of public spaces, engages community and supports and revitalises the local economy and neighbourhoods.

Council has also produced guidelines for Public Art in Private Developments Public to provide scope for integration between private developments and the community, culture and environment in which they are constructed, as well as for major developments to enhance their distinctiveness through a unique and quality design interface. The guidelines set out the process for both Council and Developers to work together to strive for the creation of vibrant, economically sustainable and liveable communities that celebrate the unique diversity of the area.

Click here to download the Public Art Policy.

Click here to download the Public Art in Private Developments - Developer Guidelines.

For further information or inquiries, please call Jane Pollard, Team Leader Arts, Culture & Community Ashfield on 02 9716 1841.

Murals

The Mural program seeks to create public art for the enjoyment of residents and visitors to Ashfield. The murals are designed to not only beautify the area, but also to create an alternative and deterrent to unsightly graffiti and tagging activity. 

You are invited to contact Anthia Hart on 9716 1866 or anthiah@ashfield.nsw.gov.au if you have any comments about the existing murals or have some ideas on potential future sites. 

See the list below for mural sites in the area.
 

Pictured murals by Robin Martin.

Murals in Ashfield 

1. Corner Thomas Street & Liverpool Road Ashfield
2. Corner Station & Charlotte Streets Ashfield. 
3. Corner 160 Liverpool Road & Queen Street Ashfield
4. Corner of Knox Street & Liverpool Road Ashfield
5. Corner Holden Street & Liverpool Road Ashfield
6. Corner Hercules Street and Drakes Lane Ashfield
7. Station Street Ashfield
8. Wood Street (near corner of Station Street) Ashfield
9. Rear of Thirning Villa, Pratten Park Ashfield
10. Corner of Alt & Elizabeth Streets (south side)
11. Corner of Alt & Elizabeth Streets (north side)
12. Corner of Curt & Chandos Streets Ashfield
13. Cooinda Room Level 2 Civic Centre Ashfield
14. The Esplanade Ashfield (this mural not completed by Council)
15. Corner Liverpool Road and Fox's Lane Ashfield
16. Fox's Lane Ashfield
17. Brown Street Pedestrian Underpass

Murals in Croydon 

1. Corner 131 Croydon Road & John Street Croydon
2. 192 Elizabeth Street
3. Railway Wall Hennessey Street Croydon
4. 19 Georges River Road Croydon Park
5. 88 Edwin Street North Croydon
6. Corner Elizabeth and Edwin Street North (south side) Croydon
7. Corner Elizabeth and Edwin Street North (north side) Croydon
8. Corner Croydon Road & Laneway north of Elizabeth Street Croydon

Murals in Summer Hill 

1.  Corner of Smith & Lackey Streets Summer Hill
2.  22 Grosvenor Crescent Summer Hill
3.  Corner of Lorne & 37 Morris Streets Summer Hill
4.  Lackey Street near fountain Summer Hill
5.  Gower St. Reserve Summer Hill

Murals in Haberfield 

1.  Corner of Kingston & Ramsay Streets Haberfield
2.  Concrete supports under the bridge at Iron Cove near City West Link Road