Creating Art in the Tropics

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  • Robert Crispe, Brumbies (Michael Smith)

    Group Exhibition - Brumbies20 March - 26 April 2020

    Brumbies is a multi-disciplinary work exploring notions of legacy, nature, urban environments, emotion and conflict. Robert Crispe (videographer and director), Michael Smith and Jack Ziesing (choreographers and performers) have together crafted cinematic responses to questions of identity, place and  purpose within the world. Brumbies is an ongoing project that seeks to involve additional artists, makers and creatives over time. Image:  Robert Crispe, Brumbies (Michael Smith), 2018, digital photograph, 4240 x 2384px.

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  • Afternoon-Rose

    Jac Hawthorn – Translation20 March - 26 April 2020

    Jac Hawthorn’s mixed media and sculptural works portray everyday people interwoven with innovative nuances. The intention of the artist is to invite viewers to contemplate the underlying stories of these individuals and to initiate memory connected introspection. Image: Jac Hawthorn, Afternoon Rose, 2007, watercolour on paper, 15 x 23cm.

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    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…

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      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…

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