18/09/2014TAFE Short Art Courses

TAFE is offering a number of short non-assessable courses in Term 4. Fancy learning drawing, painting or digital imaging skills? This might be for you! Download the information booklet here

15/09/2014PressNorth Printmakers: Wanderlust

A collaborative project between Umbrella Studio contemporary arts and PressNorth Printmakers, the exhibition PressNorth Printmakers: Wanderlust showcases the exemplary skills and talents of printmakers who are currently living and working in Townsville, North Queensland and beyond. The exhibition will explore a diverse range of themes displaying the variety of styles in the printmaking profession. PressNorth Printmakers is a not-for-profit artist-run-initiative with members actively exhibiting, teaching, sharing and earning a living from printmaking. Printmaking is widely celebrated within Australia with Townsville being one of the most vibrant and dynamic printmaking communities with artists winning awards in recognition of their skills across many mediums. Umbrella Studio has been part of the history of printmaking in North Queensland since 1986. From its inception it has provided the basis for the development, critique, facilitation and mentoring. This project was also assisted by Flying Arts Alliance. Please join us on for the Opening Launch of…
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08/09/2014LUXLUMIN – lighting up the CBD

  Luxlumin is a city wide digital projection festival. On 26 and 27 September 2014  the Townsville CBD will be transformed into an outdoor gallery as buildings are covered with light, colour and moving images. International, national and local artists will create mesmerizing works to electrify our city for two spectacular nights of free entertainment in Palmer Street, Victoria Bridge, Flinders Square, Sturt and Flinders Streets. Come enjoy a stroll on one of our guided tours or walk your own path and see the city in a new light! Umbrella Studio will be contributing to the festival by partnering with ABC OPEN to project local stories produced by local film makers entitled MEET YOUR NEIGHBOURS: LIFE IN NORTH QUEENSLAND. This will light up the east side wall of the Umbrella building. Since January 2011, ABC Open producer Michael Bromage has been helping residents of north Queensland develop digital storytelling skills…
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07/09/2014Public Talk by Mitch Goodwin – 6pm Wednesday 17 September

03/09/2014Creatability 2014 ArtWorks! Annual Art Awards