The new City Lane in Flinders Street Mall have commissioned street artist, Fintan Magee, to create a significant art mural on the site. Fintan will be in Townsville in mid-May to create the work, as well as deliver a free artist talk 7pm Saturday 17 May.
24/04/2014Art under the Stars exhibition opening
Townsville, here’s your chance to be part of the People’s Percival. The City Council are having 60 banners made for Flinders St and they’re choosing your photos for them!
This workshop aims to explore a multifaceted approach to image making through monotype print processes. While each impression will be unique, multiple processes will be explored on the same sheet of paper to create a complex set of relations in the picture plane. Using both the litho and etching presses at Umbrella Studios, participants will engage with image transfer, rubbings, and monotypes from metal and plastic plates. The results will combine the painterly with the graphic in an exploration of the contemporary print. A note to participants: Please bring some source materials to the workshop. These could be examples of your own work, newspaper/magazine cuttings that take your interest, collage elements, drawings etc. Various coloured etching inks, watercolours and roller if you have them. Enclosed shoes must be worn at all times. Materials supplied: Paper, Copper, Plastic Etching Plates, Newsprint, A variety of coloured etching Inks Biography Trent Walter is…
01/04/2014CALL FOR ARTISTS: COMPACT PRINT 2014
Registrations Open Now! Our most famed, biennial exhibition: Compact Prints, is now in motion for 2014. Compact Prints is an international print exchange and exhibition of 12x12cm prints, designed to fit inside a regular CD case. You’ll send three prints from the same edition, and in return, you’ll receive a print from another entrant, who could be from anywhere in the world! One print will be exchanged with a participating artist and a second will be displayed in a CD jewel case as a part of the exhibition. The third print will be auctioned at a Fundraiser to assist with the event and the development and on-going maintenance of the newly launched Compact Prints website. The new website dedicated to Compact Prints is designed to showcase the history of the exhibition, where each exhibition has toured and provide a platform for artists to be more connected with each other. Registrations…