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.
Ad Wer: Story of the Stars from Eastern Torres Strait is a body of linocut print artworks by Tommy Pau based on the constellations and the science of astronomy used by eastern Torres Strait Islanders. This exhibition is touring Queensland during 2017 and 2018.
Zoe Porter’s practice spans drawing, painting, performance and projection, creating engaging and expansive experiences through collaborations with dancers, circus performers and musicians. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 2 June 2017
Featuring: Adam Cusack, Nic Plowman, Louisa Ennis-Thomas, Julie Poulsen, Daniel Butterworth and Joel Rea These six artists explore the ideas, motifs and images from influential Australian artists, such as George Lambert, Ian Fairweather, Sydney Nolan and Albert Tucker, singling out works they feel they have a relationship with, examining them according to their own artistic practices. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 2 June 2017
Charcoal drawings by Tony Fitzsimmons convey a sense of individual identity and passion for seemingly ordinary occupations, be they musicians, mechanics, singers or bellringers. This body of work commenced during the artists’ 2015 summer Aberystwyth Art Centre residency in Wales. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 2 June 2017
PressNorth Printmakers (QLD), Firestation Print Studio (VIC) and 67th Street Printmakers (Indiana, USA) collaborate in the fifth Postcard print exchange exhibition to share the diversity and concepts of the printmaking community. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 2 June 2017
Tony Fitzsimmons will discuss his artworks in his exhibition Song, Steam and Stone which was inspired from his artist residency at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Wales. Audience participation is welcome – ask questions and gain an insight into the concept and development of the exhibition.
The five artists; Adam Cusack, Nicolas Bruce Plowman, Julie Poulsen, Daniel Butterworth and Joel Rea will each discuss their own artworks featured in their group exhibition Iconoclasts. The artists have explored the ideas, motifs and images from influential Australian artists, such as George Lambert, Ian Fairweather, Sydney Nolan and Albert Tucker, singling out works they feel they have a relationship with, examining them according to their own artistic practices. Audience participation is welcome – ask questions and gain an insight…
Social media is an ever shifting landscape, where clicks and likes are measured and reported, the following trends then acted on. However, there are few people outside of marketing and advertising that truly recognize the thinking which goes into promoting a brand or individual to a marketplace. So it’s remarkable that a skateboarding, 30 something artist could effortlessly navigate these peaks and troughs on his phone from his Gold Coast studio. Joel Rea is an artist whose popularity has risen…
This bootcamp style workshop will focus on building your technical abilities in line, proportion, space and tone when drawing. Various approaches to drawing will be covered and the classes will involve demonstrations and practical exercises designed to build knowledge and confidence. The classes will expand your drawing knowledge in all areas and build skills for future practice. The workshop begin will Nicolas Bruce Plowman in a two hour session life drawing before moving onto the second session with Adam Cusack.…