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March 30, 2013New Board of Management

Congratulations to our new board members elected at the Annual General Meeting this year. The 2012 Annual report is now available online for all to read. Our new board of management consists of: President – Stephen de Jersey Vice President – Heidi Hatherell Secretary – Isabella Shatte Treasurer – Chris Mills OAM RFD Ordinary Members – Ann Roebuck, Colleen Doyle, Jo Lankester, Karl Scholl & Sue Tilley.


March 19, 2013Fashion Photography Umbrella Talk by Danielle Hansen

Fashion Photographer Danielle Hansen talks about her practice. Danielle is a 3rd year New Media Arts student at James Cook University, studying photography, and the current photographer for Townsville Eye (Part of the Townsville Bulletin Newspaper).


March 12, 2013Artist Talk – David Sawkins

David Sawkins talks about his art practice and techniques as part of his exhibition “Never too late to be an Opsimath” at Umbrella Studio, 10 March 2013.


March 11, 2013Umbrella Artist Talk – Maggie Wretham & Jackie Elmore

Maggie Wretham & Jackie Elmore talk about their art practice and techniques as part of their exhibition “Barbies Upcycled” at Umbrella Studio, 10 March 2013.


March 10, 2013Artgaze exhibition review: Self

Artgaze Magazine has written a review about our current Access space exhibition Self: 366 Photos by Leigh Turner. To read the review – head over to the Artgaze Magazine website


Aberystwyth Residency Opportunity

Residency for emerging visual artists at Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Wales; Umbrella Studio Members who live and work in Australia are invited to apply for a partially funded International Artist in Residence Scheme. Successful artists will be based for a period of 3 months at Aberystwyth Arts Centre in newly built studios designed by the award winning Thomas Heatherwick. When: January 2014 onwards Submissions must be received by 16 August 2013. The artists will be selected and notified in order to make arrangements to travel in 2014. Artists will need to apply for funding to cover the cost of the living accommodation, the living allowance and the return flight. Umbrella Studio and Aberystwyth Arts Centre can assist you with your funding applications. Aberystwyth Arts Centre, located in Wales has recently opened a suite of 16 Creative Units, which are used as studio spaces for artists or creative businesses.  Three of…
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March 9, 2013Umbrella Talk with Access Space artist: Maxine Smith

Maxine Smith talks about her art practice and techniques as part of her exhibition “Impressions of OZ” at Umbrella Studio, 8 March 2013.