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Prints, Pottery & Impressions

25 August - 1 October

This exhibition displays artworks developed from the 2017 PressNorth Printmakers artist in residence program by Margaret Crawford. The artist undertook a three month residency in the Studio Downstairs at Umbrella Studio. Crawford's artwork has predominately been inspired by North Queensland environs. In this body of work she has used iconic images of landmarks, birds and flowers of Townsville. Her impressions have been produced using both print and pottery. The pottery has been designed and produced to complement the prints in…

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Our Island Home

25 August - 1 October

Three Magnetic Island-based artists, Julie Stark, Mardi Saker & Michelle McGuinn, band together to exhibit in the Access space for their first joint exhibition, showing artworks in various media inspired by their island community and environment. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 25 August 2017

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Saturation Point

25 August - 1 October

With an aim of involving the viewer in a visual discourse that invites new connections to sculptural experience and picture making, Bruce Reynold’s latest exhibition includes relief sculpture, relief prints and imagery painted directly onto the gallery wall. The imagery largely consists of decorative forms derived from studies of caves in Mogao, China, and the relief works of Rome, Italy. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 25 August 2017

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Wanton, Wild & Unimagined @ Maitland Regional Art Gallery

9 September - 3 December

Wanton, Wild & Unimagined is a playful exhibition of sculptured recycled plastics that stirs the imagination and evokes environmental reflection by Alison McDonald. This is a travelling exhibition organised by Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia program; and supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments.

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Of structure and freedom

6 October - 12 November

An exhibition by Christian Flynn and Arryn Snowball. Between structure and disorder there is life, ordered and unpredictable. The state of the universe shifts from one form to another in a perpetual dissolution and coalescence of new structures. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 6 October 2017

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Young Indigenous Printmakers

6 October - 12 November

Linocut prints created by local high school students from Shalom Christian College during skills development workshops in the studio downstairs at Umbrella. A collaborative outreach project with Gallery Services Townsville. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 6 October 2017

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Shower Scenes

6 October @ 8:00 am - 12 November @ 5:00 pm

Glen O’Malley’s Shower Scenes brings together multiple strands of Queensland’s most idiosyncratic photographer’s practice. References to cinema, Japanese pop and a playful eroticism converge in frozen moments, crystallised on metallic photo plates. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 6 October 2017

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Shibori Dyeing Workshop

7 October @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

We welcome India Collins back from Cairns to deliver more workshops in Shibori dyeing – a Japanese dyeing technique involving folding fabric then dyeing it in an indigo colour. The artist will provide the dye (synthetic), gloves, twine and clamps etc. Participants required to bring their own fabric that must be cotton, linen or silk (natural fibers). We suggest you bring 4 pieces of material approximately cushion/pillow-case size to try all the different ways to dye your fabric. Members Price…

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Shibori Dyeing Workshop

8 October @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

We welcome India Collins back from Cairns to deliver more workshops in Shibori dyeing – a Japanese dyeing technique involving folding fabric then dyeing it in an indigo colour. The artist will provide the dye (synthetic), gloves, twine and clamps etc. Participants required to bring their own fabric that must be cotton, linen or silk (natural fibers). We suggest you bring 4 pieces of material approximately cushion/pillow-case size to try all the different ways to dye your fabric. Members Price…

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Artist Floortalk: Christian Flynn & Arryn Snowball

8 October @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Christian Flynn & Arryn Snowball will discuss their artworks in their exhibition Of structure and freedom. Audience participation is welcome – ask questions and gain an insight into the concept and development of the exhibition.

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