Cassandra Roberts completed a fine arts degree in 1987 at Phillip Institute Melbourne. Cassandra has worked as a nurse, gardener and art workshop facilitator. Cassandra is deeply committed to the healing properties of Art making and uses art as a process toll in the Allied Health Industry.
As a practising artist ‘cut and paste’ is used as a means to play with different mediums, in particular ceramic and cloth mosaic.
Together since 1986 Umbrella members and supporters have created a vibrant community of participating, sharing and innovation.
We take pride in our unique part of the world and celebrate our difference. We strive to create a vibrant city by supporting the arts in education, job creation, skills development and community engagement.
482 Flinders Street, Townsville, Qld, 4810 PO Box 2394, Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia
regular opening hours
Mon - Fri 9am-5pm Sunday 9am-1pm
Free Entry to art gallery Check our facebook for closure notices including public holidays
Umbrella Studio acknowledges the financial support of: the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Townsville City Council is proud to support Umbrella's studio operations under it's Community Grants program.
Due to the severe weather that has affected Townsville recently, the office staff have temporarily relocated offsite. Please note the Gallery itself will remain closed until further notice. Please check our Facebook page for up to date information.