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    Postcards from the North & South @ Firestation Print Studio2 November - 26 November 2016

    A Collaborative Exhibition between PressNorth Printmakers (Townsville QLD), Firestation Print Studio (Armadale VIC) and Hawkes Bay Printmakers (NZ). This part of the exhibition being displayed at the Firestation Print Studio – 2 Willis Street, Armadale VIC.

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    Generation: 2016 Members’ Art Prize11 November - 16 December 2016

    Umbrella Studio reaches a milestone in 2016 by turning 30 years old. This year, the theme Generation invites our artist members’ to reflect upon how Umbrella has impacted this generation of artists in Townsville or their own interpretation of the word generation. The exhibition has a $1,000 non-acquisitive artist prize sponsored by Sister City Partners. Official Opening Launch:  6pm Friday 11 November 2016

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

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    The Hive Collective is an exciting initiative that will offer spaces in local heritage listed building Lilac Court, Wickham Street, Townsville for free. Spaces will be made available exclusively to individuals…

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    Photographic equipment giveway

      Dear Umbrella members, A fellow Umbrella member has decided to give away many useful pieces of photographic equipment, preferring to see them go to an artist to use, rather…

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