Creating Art in the Tropics

Future Exhibitions

  • Richard Gillespie - Hyperloop 68 x 50cm reduction linocut, handset wood and metal type, photopolymer print

    Commentary: Hand-printed Posters from North Queensland Artists9 November - 16 December 2018

    Commentary is an extraordinary group exhibition coordinated by Townsville’s Red Rag Press, inviting artists of different generations to investigate the art of the letterpress poster. With a political bent, the exhibition seeks to highlight the importance, craft and power of the letterpress through the work of fifteen artists. Exhibition Opening 6pm 9 November 2018

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  • Montages

    Montages: The Full Cut, 1999-20159 November - 16 December 2018

    This exhibition presents the full suite of eight montage films by artist Tracey Moffatt and her long-time collaborator Gary Hillberg. Exhibited all together for the first time, these works span 16 years of their collaborative practice, from the first montage work created in 1999 to the latest in 2015. Exhibition Opening 6pm 9 November 2018 Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 was developed by Artspace, Sydney and is touring nationally in partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW.

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Upcoming Events

  • 28October

    Free Urban Sketching Workshop9:30am - 12pm

    A FREE crash course in urban sketching for Umbrella Studio financial members. Please bring a limited tool kit of: a small sketchbook, pen, pencil, watercolour set with brushes and a...

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  • 3November

    Creative Kids Reef Art Day #110am - 3pm

    Creative Kids is relaxed classes in our art gallery where children are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and have fun experimenting with a range of materials and techniques...

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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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    We invite you to join us at Taste of Art – a culinary and art adventure, with a 3-course menu provided by the creative team at A Touch of Salt and…

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    CIAF 2018 wrap up

    Umbrella has showcased work by Townsville artists at the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) since the Fair began nine years ago and this year was our most successful yet. A…

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