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Weaving Workshop with Marion Gaemers
28 July, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm| See below for prices
Join Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts to learn weaving techniques with local artist Marion Gaemers. You will make your own animal (like the turtle pictured) and get to take it home with you!
The workshop will be run in conjunction with Legacy: Reflections on Mabo, and will be held in Umbrella Studio’s pop-up gallery space at 398 Flinders St (ex-Pop-Up Percivals).
All workshop materials will be provided.
Marion Gaemers is an exhibiting artist in the landmark Legacy exhibition. She has been making and exhibiting work since 1988, and is a lynchpin of Townsville’s artistic community. The artist labels herself a ‘basket maker’ by continuing female-centric traditional basketry techniques, and has been involved in GhostNet art-making projects since 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Diploma Fine Arts Upgrade) and a Graduate Diploma Material Anthropology, both from James Cook University.
For Umbrella Studio members, log in to your account to receive your workshop discount.
Early bird price is $65 for members and $85 for non-members. Early bird deadline is Sunday 14 July 2019 at midnight.
Regular price is is $85 for members and $105 for non-members.
Bookings close Thursday 25 July 2019. Spaces are limited to 10 workshop participants.
Image: Marion Gaemers, Turtle, beach rope and net, variable dimensions.