TAP Art Gallery is a large(900sq mtrs) exciting & busy artist-run gallery featuring 2 art galleries, a theatre and cafe/bookshop, close to Sydney's CBD. TAP Gallery provides an open policy, non-selective and non-profit exhibition and performance space, giving artists and community groups the freedom of exhibiting without portfolio appraisal. TAP aims to provide a stepping-stone for emerging artists into commercial galleries. TAP also offers established artists the freedom of their own curatorial stance with an open policy. TAP aims to nurture all art forms including poetry readings, theatre recitals, educational lectures, short film nights and practical art classes. On a more general level, TAP provides assistance to younger generations by helping them to find a voice and a vocation in an environment that is conducive to community spirit without alienation, frustration and despair.
Over 1,000 artists exhibit annually in solo exhibitions, the 6 Annual Art Prizes & regular group shows