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    Accretion: Mapping the Landscape27 September - 3 November 2019

    Jo Lankester An exhibition of contemporary Australian prints by Jo Lankester, employing a range of intaglio and relief techniques to create prints that are an intuitive response to personal experiences in the Australian Landscape. Impressed by the symbiotic relationships of organisms and how they form pleasing compositions made up of intriguing textures, line, and colour combinations. These elements of nature and experience inform her work.

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    Queensland Glitterati27 September - 3 November 2019

    Lisa Ashcroft Landscapes document time and place. Ashcroft’s work often contain surface graffiti and scratches: a reminder of our need to be remembered and to leave behind a sign of our existence. The artist attempts to represent Queensland’s beauty and scale, and Far North Queensland’s luminosity – awe inspiring for a girl from gloomy Northern England.

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North Queensland artists are influenced by their tropical surroundings. Umbrella Studio promotes exceptional Queensland based artists including, Ron McBurnie, Jo Lankester, Hannah Murray, Gail Mabo, Aicey Zaro and others.

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    Notice of 2018 AGM

    Umbrella Studio Association Incorporated is a not-for-profit contemporary arts organisation, which began as a space for emerging Townsville artists, and whilst retaining this, has evolved to become an important centre for contemporary art in North Queensland. Umbrella Studio recognises the need to build on its past achievements, and to continue to provide support for contemporary artists through its annual program of exhibitions and associated activities. Annual General Meeting for year ended 31 Dec 2018. 5:30pm Monday 10 June 2019 Umbrella Studio, 380 Flinders Street, Townsville Election of 2019 Management Committee All members are invited to attend the meeting and participate in the election of the 2019 Management Committee. A list of nominees and their statements will be available below and available from Umbrella Studio office from Monday 20 May 2019. If you are unable to attend the Annual General Meeting, you can appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf.   Nomination…
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    Thank you Townsville City Council

      As we head into the weekend, we wanted to say a HUGE thank you to Townsville City Council for helping us out with temporary office space at the 2020 building on Flinders St. Let’s “Build back better”!

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