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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…
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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…