Upcoming Events › Exhibitions
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.
The final exhibition of each year is for our Members to participate and display their work. This year’s theme, ‘Drive’ asks members to be inspired by concepts of movement, direction, focus, determination, travel, instinct and any other interpretations of the word “drive”. Opening Launch: 6pm Friday 17 November 2017
The Matt Clark Travelling Scholarship Secondary School Portrait Prize is a competition open to all Townsville-based secondary school students in any year level. Entrants may submit work in any two-dimensional medium. The only artistic criterion is that the work must be a portrait. For full conditions or to enter your work, click here. Finalists and Prize Money Works by the selected finalists chosen from the submitted images, will be featured in a display at Umbrella Studio contemporary arts from 17…
Laura McMahon, who signs her work Brain Foetus, is a Fremantle native now living and working in Hobart, Tasmania. Her work calls upon a host of recurring characters to reside in a continuous narrative of increasingly colourful and elaborate dreamscapes. These works represent making sense of feelings and searching for a sense of belonging within the artist - a reunion with the inner child. Exhibition Opening 6pm Friday 19 January 2018
Vince Bray’s work is an ongoing study of the landscape from Townsville to Mount Isa. Coming to art during a bout of malaria, Bray’s childhood of wandering hills, creeks and rock holes has grown into a deep examination of the dry tropics through painting and printmaking. Exhibition Opening 6pm Friday 19 January 2018
Unutterable: too great or awful to describe. A collection of artworks by Rob Donaldson we don’t want to believe or refuse to acknowledge.
With a rigorous investigation of landscape over an extensive period of time, Anneke Silver has recently sought to reconcile her own European sensibilities with traditional custodians of the land. This artistic conversation led to a quiet but powerful revelation of the ancient primacy of the landscape, which Silver explores within this body of work. Exhibition Opening 6pm Friday 2 March 2018
After serving for eleven years in the Royal Australian Navy, Marie-Louise Jones was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). While serving in the First Gulf War, she experienced difficulties with the antagonistic attitudes from her male co-workers. Entangle seeks to create a conversation of awareness of PTSD in female veterans, and, hopefully, help others that have experienced this to seek help and support. Exhibition Opening 6pm 2 March 2018
This site-specific installation by Lynn Scott-Cumming is designed to ask the audience to rethink how they view the world. The exhibition is an experiment with the power of words. Exhibition Opening 6pm 2 March 2018