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The Student – Tom Bass

The Latest Events Newsletters When Sydney University commissioned The Student from Tom Bass in 1953, it became the university’s earliest modernist public artwork. Since then, students and visitors have been greeted by the cubist-style, figurative sculpture as they enter the … Read More
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Student Profile: Toby Stratmann

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  I've been coming to Tom Bass since 2015. Where do you travel from each week? I'm a freelancer so I come after work from various places around Sydney. When coming … Read More
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TBSSS teacher Wendy Black unveils a new sculpture

The Latest Events Newsletters Congratulations to TBSSS teacher Wendy Black who recently unveiled a sculpture of Dr Margaret Mittleheuser AM - one of the first female stockbrokers in the world - at the University of Queensland St Lucia Campus. Some … Read More
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Clover Moore opens our Annual Studio Exhibition

The Latest Events Newsletters Thank you to those who joined us two Sundays ago for the opening of our 2018 Annual Student Exhibition and to help us celebrate 20 years in Erskineville. We were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor … Read More
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Tom Bass Memorial Address with Jennifer Turpin – Wed 31 Oct, 7pm

The Latest Events Newsletters We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 Tom Bass Memorial Address will be given by public artist Jennifer Turpin on the 31 October, 7pm at the Centenary Auditorium at the Art Gallery of New South … Read More
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THE 2018 ANNUAL STUDIO EXHIBITION – Sun 23 Sep 3 – 6pm

The Latest Events Newsletters Our flagship event for the year - the Annual Studio Exhibition - is drawing excitingly close. The ASE is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate student work completed in classes at the school within the last … Read More
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Student Profile: Eilat Rabin Rein

How long have been at TBSSS?  I started at Tom Bass early 2005. I remember how excited I was when Tom Bass looked at my portfolio and said that I have a sensitivity for figurative forms and a good eye. My first work was based on … Read More

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The Magic of Alabaster

Who could have thought that such beautiful shapes could emerge from the roughly-hewn ‘eggs’ of alabaster stone, all jumbled  together in the large wooden crate transported from Italy to the Tom Bass Studio? Carol Crawford’s recent sold out alabaster carving workshop treated a large … Read More

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Student Profile: Karen Stone

How long have been at TBSSS?  My first class with TBSSS was sometime ago when Tom was still teaching and I had just moved down south. I then returned recently with a mould I had made way back then to … Read More

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Student Profile: Helen Alajajian

How long have been at TBSSS?  I started at the old Broadway studio in 1984.  Then other aspects of life intervened so I was not there again till 1994.  From then on, I kept in touch with Tom.  In 2007, … Read More

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