Creating Art in the Tropics

Future Exhibitions

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    Benthos Illumination4 March - 10 April 2016

    A Main space exhibition of works by Graeme Buckley and Lynn Scott-Cumming utilising painting, printmaking, and sculpture to depict an aspect of the North Queensland environment. Official Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 4 March 2016

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    Tribal Odyssey4 March - 10 April 2016

    Poems and prints will be exhibited by Victoria Walker and Rhonda Stevens as an open book on the walls of the Access space illustrating a young girl’s survival after a shipwreck in the Torres Strait in the 1840’s. Official Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 4 March 2016

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Upcoming Events

  • 2March

    Townsville Food & Art Fusion5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Come celebrate the best of regional produce. The evening will showcase six canapes prepared by Matt Merrin from the award-winning JAM Restaurant, and A Touch of Salt. Entry also includes drinks from the bar. The event is part of the Townsville Food Innovations Forum, held with the stunning back drop of three new Umbrella Studio exhibitions; Benthos Illumination showcasing painting, sculpture and printmaking by Townsville artists Graeme Buckley and Lynn Scott- Cummings; Tribal Odyssey, poems and prints by Victoria and Walker and Rhonda Stevens and in the Vault Space Fragments of Moments by PressNorth Printmakers. Proceeds to go to local producers, restauranteurs and Umbrella Gallery. Tickets $70 + $4.14 booking fee Click here to Book Online The Economic Development Australia (EDA) Northern Queensland Food Innovation Forum is designed to focus on commercialisation and collaboration to drive innovation in Northern Queensland’s food and agribusiness industries and provide examples of commercially driven...
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  • 12March

    Carpark Creatives Series - 20162pm - 5pm

    Come take part in street style art workshops at the Umbrella Studio Carpark. A series of youth workshops mentored by artists and teachers. For students aged 12-17 years.

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North Queensland artists are influenced by their tropical surroundings. Umbrella Studio promotes exceptional Queensland based printmakers including, Ron McBurnie, Jo Lankester, Gail Mabo, Aicey Zaro, James Billy and others.

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    Call for Applications: Fryer Library Fellowship, University of Queensland

    Call for Applications: Fryer Library Fellowship, University of Queensland Deadline:  Monday 29 February The annual Fryer Library Fellowship (formerly the Fryer Library Award) aims to: Support research into Australian historical and literary studies utilising the collections of the University of Queensland’s Fryer Library. Promote The University of Queensland’s Fryer Library as a centre of scholarly activity. Integrate a digital component (e.g. online exhibition) that will expand access and encourage engagement with the Fryer collections used  in the research project. Applications are invited in the following areas: Australian literature Australian theatre Indigenous studies History of architecture Art and design Australian history and political culture Women’s studies Successful applicants receive $20,000 as well as full UQ Library access and copying services. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will be based at the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland for a negotiated period, with a maximum of six months. The appointment is…
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    Prints & Pots – Call for Entries

    Exchange 2016 Bribie Island Community Arts Centre heartily invites Australian printmakers and potters to participate in our Inaugural exchange and exhibition (2016)! All accepted entries will be exhibited in the Matthew Flinders Gallery in a 3 week long exhibition. You will receive another artist’s work as part of the exchange (3 prints OR 1 pot). Please register your interest by emailing to let us know you would like to take part in this exchange or check out our website for more information about the event. Basic Guidelines for Printmakers Paper Size: A3 (29.7 x 42.0 cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches) Maximum Print Size: A3 (Bleed print) Edition Size: 5 (make 5 that look as similar as possible) Submission Deadline: March 1st (posted to centre) Cost: $30 (you receive 3 prints in the exchange) Basic Guidelines for Potters Pot Size: 450g Pot Type: mug Edition Size: 3 (make 3…
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