Creative Kids is relaxed art classes in our art gallery where children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and have fun experimenting with a range of materials and techniques. Starting Term 2: 19 April - 21 June (10 weeks) When: 3:30 - 5:00pm Thursday afternoons Age Group: 5 to 12 year olds Artist Facilitator & Educator: Hannah Murray Class Size: Limited to 15 students Bookings Essential: $250 per term | All materials supplied Me, Myselfie and I…
Sydney Printmakers, New South Wales’ longest-running and distinguished group of printmakers, has asked members to interpret the title theme, In the Shade, as a connective tissue running between a diverse and eclectic set of approaches to contemporary printmaking. In the Shade will explore various processes of Printmaking pushing the boundaries of print. Exhibition Opening 6pm 25 May 2018
Dogs are uniquely tuned to human behaviour. They perform many roles for people. Italian dogs have used their intelligence to adapt to a different way of living than Australian dogs. Maxine Smith examines these dogs and how they have adapted to their roles. Exhibition Opening 6pm 25 May 2018
Join members of the Sydney Printmakers in a discussion about the group's members exhibition, In the Shade. Sydney Printmakers, the most long-standing and distinguished group of professional printmakers in New South Wales, has exhibited extensively throughout Australia and internationally over a period of more than fifty years. Audience participation is welcome – ask questions and gain an insight into the concept and development of the exhibition.
This workshop is designed to experiment working with the paper to make artworks. From this you will have the skills to continue to explore this technique in a direction to suit your art practice. The workshop will cover using paper strips to make weavings into 2D and 3D artworks. You can use your own existing works on paper (like prints or drawings), maps, posters or plain paper. It is best that some of the paper is cut into strips ready…
Sydney Printmakers Anna Russell and Anthea Boesenberg will be visiting Townsville in June and will give a demonstrations on encaustic techniques and printing on wax: Anthea will present Encaustic for Printmakers. Including encaustic collage, wax as a resist, wax monotype, 3D forms in paper using wax, encapsulating and adhering prints to a board with wax and working into prints using wax. She will also talk about materials, equipment and health and safety issues with wax. Anna will present Printing on…
Carolyn McKenzie-Craig, Caity Reynolds and Katelyn Jane-Dunn The failure of subjective conformance is ritualised in the practices of three contemporary female artists. These works at once explore, satirize and subvert the expectations of being female through explorations in different media. Exhibition Opening 6pm 6 July 2018
This photographic series explores the challenges that come with motherhood; extreme highs and lows in physical, emotional and mental wellbeing, and a total surrender of pre-motherhood independence. All of these challenges present an ongoing journey of growth and acceptance for the artist, and are explored through Mia Peronis’ observations of her own family, captured one moment at a time. Exhibition Opening 6pm 6 July 2018
The Logic of Dreams is an exhibition of small sculpture studies inspired by found natural objects. The work investigates 3D printing as a medium, and how it translates to material through artistic process. The exhibition explores the deconstruction of form, manipulating the natural and fabricated qualities through the mechanical printing process. Exhibition Opening 6pm 6 July 2018
Come have some school holiday fun with Umbrella Studio! This is a free workshop with a local artist making prints with foam. These can then be made into book covers for school, cards and much more!