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408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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September 2019

Accretion: Mapping the Landscape

27 September - 3 November
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Jo Lankester | Accretion: Mapping the Landscape 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. The artist is 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. Join us for the exhibition opening 6pm Friday…

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Queensland Glitterati

27 September - 3 November
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Lisa Ashcroft | Queensland Glitterati Lisa Ashcroft’s stylised landscapes document time and place. The markmaking, scratches and surface graffiti inherent to the works further document the hand of the artist. In this way, the works serve as reminders of our need to be remembered and to leave behind signs of our existence. Ashcroft presents Queensland’s beauty and scale, and Far North Queensland’s luminosity - awe-inspiring visuals for a girl from gloomy Northern England. Join us for the exhibition opening 6pm Friday 27 September at Umbrella's…

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Surrounded by the Reef

27 September - 3 November
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Palm Island Artists | Surrounded by the Reef Umbrella Studio and Palm Island Aboriginal Council have partnered to present works by individual artists from Palm Island. This community-based project aims to extend the experience of these artists and viewers by exhibiting their works in a gallery context - many for the first time. Join us for the exhibition opening 6pm Friday 27 September at Umbrella's new home, 408 Flinders St, Townsville (next to Mary Who? Bookshop). Umbrella's exhibitions Surrounded by the…

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October 2019

Umbrella Floortalks | Jo Lankester

27 October @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Join Umbrella Studio at 10:00am on Sunday 27 October 2019 at 10am to hear from Umbrella's Space 1 exhibiting artist Jo Lankester. The artist will provide insights into her works and her exhibition Accretion: Mapping the Landscape. Edit: this event was originally slated to occur Sunday 20 October in conjunction with Lisa Ashcroft's floortalk about her exhibition Queensland Glitterati. Lisa's floortalk will still go ahead at the advertised time and date. Please note the exhibitions and both floortalks will be held in Umbrella Studio's…

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November 2019
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Surface Graffiti Workshop with Lisa Ashcroft

3 November @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Join Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts and local artist Lisa Ashcroft from 10:30am-12:30pm on Sunday 3 November 2019 to create your own abstract canvas piece. You will be guided through a variety of materials (including watercolours, acrylics and oils) and a range of surface patterns, culminating in a colourful work inspired by your own style and individuality. The workshop will run in conjunction with Ashcroft’s exhibition Queensland Glitterati. Both the exhibition and workshop will be held in Umbrella Studio’s new location at 408…

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March 2020

Young Indigenous Printmakers

20 March, 2020 - 26 April, 2020
| Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts |, 408 Flinders St
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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DATES TBC 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…

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