Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

BernadetteBOSCACCI_Farewell detail 2015

Travelling by String by Bernadette Boscacci

16 August - 22 September

Bernadette Boscacci The title of this exhibition relates to an elemental way of being and moving through the world. The environment of objects and images presented by Bernadette Boscacci reflects her artistic enquiries into her own creative journey and deep love of nature. The exhibition marks 20 years since Bernadette returned to live and work in Townsville, and 20 years since her first solo exhibition at Umbrella Studio. Bernadette Boscacci will be giving a floortalk about Travelling by String on Sunday…

Barbara Pierce, Doorway (detail) 2018, Acrylic paint with collage (archival paper-digital print-canvas-thread) and pencil on plaster 20cm x 20cm

Sheltering by Barbara Pierce

16 August - 22 September

Barbara Pierce Shelter, landscape and social fabric are essentially linked and unique to prevailing circumstances. In this exhibition a familiar theme is revisited in work initiated in response to word of humanitarian crises where the seeking of shelter or sanctuary is paramount. Barbara Pierce will be giving a floor talk for Sheltering on Sunday 18 August, following Bernadette Boscacci's floortalk for Travelling by String at 10am. Please note the exhibition and floortalks will be held in a temporary location at downstairs 380 Flinders Street. Both exhibitions will be…

IMG_1936 copy

Making Journey Markers with Bernadette Boscacci

22 September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Travelling by String: Making journey markers from what life gives us. Join Bernadette Boscacci to create playful and functional art objects while embracing a wabi-sabi aesthetic and recycling ethos at Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts. This workshop which runs in conjunction with Boscacci’s exhibition Travelling by String will be held on 22 September 2019 from 9:30 am – 12.30pm. It will be held in the exhibition space at Umbrella’s temporary location, downstairs 380 Flinders St, Townsville.   Participants will be lead through a…


Accretion: Mapping the Landscape

27 September - 3 November

Jo Lankester An exhibition of contemporary Australian prints by Jo Lankester, employing a range of intaglio and relief techniques to create prints that are an intuitive response to personal experiences in the Australian Landscape. Impressed by the symbiotic relationships of organisms and how they form pleasing compositions made up of intriguing textures, line, and colour combinations. These elements of nature and experience inform her work.


Queensland Glitterati

27 September - 3 November

Lisa Ashcroft Landscapes document time and place. Ashcroft’s work often contain surface graffiti and scratches: a reminder of our need to be remembered and to leave behind a sign of our existence. The artist attempts to represent Queensland’s beauty and scale, and Far North Queensland’s luminosity - awe inspiring for a girl from gloomy Northern England.


Belonging: 2019 Umbrella Members Exhibition and Art Prize

8 November - 15 December

One exhibition each year is for our members to participate and display their artwork. This year the exhibition theme ‘Belonging’ asks members to be inspired by concepts of place, community, boundaries, relationships or any other interpretations of the phrase “Belonging”. The exhibition also has an art prize up for grabs.


Young Indigenous Printmakers

8 November - 15 December

A series of linocut prints created by Thuringowa State High School students during a skills development workshop in the makerspace at Umbrella Studio. Galleries, Townsville City Council, in collaboration with Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, initiates and funds the Young Indigenous Printmakers. The Program seeks to foster and promote artistic development and engage local Indigenous high school students to work with printmaking artists to produce a series of prints for exhibition at either Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Pinnacles Gallery or Umbrella…

Al Green - Wild Cherry

Today is not tomorrow: PTSD Understories

8 November - 15 December

This group exhibition aims to raise community awareness about the ways that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects individuals, families and communities. It also reflects on the ways that artistic practice can foster mental health. The exhibit includes works from established and emerging North Queensland and Australian artists who draw on a range of artistic, professional and personal experiences relating to PTSD.

+ Export Events