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Artist Floortalk: Tony Fitzsimmons

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

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Artist Floortalk: Iconoclasts group

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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…

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Joel Rea’s Media Ride

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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…

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Bootcamp Drawing workshop

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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.…

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How to curate an exhibition and create a great exhibition proposal for galleries

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Planning an Exhibition professional development series Members Price: $10 - Log in to receive this discount Exhibitions are your chance to show off. Having an exhibition provides you with the perfect platform to present you, your artwork and if relevant, your business, at its best. Some of your objectives might be to: Promote and show a new body of works Deliver a message Generate sales Gain a group of dedicated followers Build a brand Umbrella staff will deliver a series…

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PechaKucha Night Townsville VOL.15

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

PechaKucha Night Townsville has enlisted a dynamic list of speakers for their 15th event. Come along and join in the conversation for bit of inspirational "chit- chat" All welcome! Speakers will give presentations of 20 images, each for 20 seconds. Interested in speaking?   20 slides x 20 seconds no long winded manifestos no pie charts... Contact pechakuchatownsville@gmail.com and submit your presentation.

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Brushes: the fourth treasure of the Chinese studio

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dr Alan Dartnall’s career includes studying the natural history and taxonomy of sea stars, museum curation and display, scientific editing, and teaching both zoology and museum studies at tertiary level. Alan’s work on museum displays and exhibitions led to an interest in lettering and calligraphy.  This combined with his interest in material culture led to a fascination with the tools of calligraphy, especially brushes. In this talk Alan plans to share with you some of his knowledge of, and delight…

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The art of writing

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Planning an Exhibition professional development series Members Price: $10 – Log in to receive this discount Exhibitions are your chance to show off. Having an exhibition provides you with the perfect platform to present you, your artwork and if relevant, your business, at its best. Some of your objectives might be to: Promote and show a new body of works Deliver a message Generate sales Gain a group of dedicated followers Build a brand Umbrella staff will deliver a series…

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Polymer Clay Jewellery with Anat Azulay

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Create your own unique handmade jewellery using polymer clay.You will be taught how to create a pendant/necklace and how apply different textures and surfaces to the clay using stamps, paint, ink and powders. Polymer clay is an easy to use material that comes in a rainbow of colours with infinite possibilities for what you can create. This workshop is suitable for beginners wanting to learn more about the characteristics of polymer clay. You will learn about preparing, working with and…

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How to photograph your artworks

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Planning an Exhibition professional development series Members Price: $10 – Log in to receive this discount Exhibitions are your chance to show off. Having an exhibition provides you with the perfect platform to present you, your artwork and if relevant, your business, at its best. Some of your objectives might be to: Promote and show a new body of works Deliver a message Generate sales Gain a group of dedicated followers Build a brand Umbrella staff will deliver a series…

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