Creating Art in the Tropics

Future Exhibitions

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    Through Skin21 April - 28 May 2017

    Responding to her experiences living in Darwin from 2005-13, Kennedy’s drawings and soft sculptures are at once sensual, mysterious and darkly beautiful. Using the meditative repetition of her drawing and sculptural processes, Kennedy creates glistening, organic forms that hint at desire and fear. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 21 April 2017

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    Suburban Wildlife, The Great Bowerbird21 April - 28 May 2017

    Laura Castell highlights the beauty of this bird and connection with humans as providers of ‘beautiful’ waste. This exhibition uses printmaking techniques to create two dimensional artwork, an artist book and sculptural work. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 21 April 2017

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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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    Notice of 2016 AGM

    Umbrella Studio Association Incorporated is a not-for-profit contemporary arts organisation, which began as a space for emerging Townsville artists, and whilst retaining this, has evolved to become an important centre…

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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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