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Umbrella Studio contemporary arts

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380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
4772 7109 www.umbrella.org.au

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May 2019

NQCC Artist Postcard Fundraising Exhibition

17 May - 23 June
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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North Queensland Conservation Council’s invitational exhibition and fundraising auction of collectable miniature artworks by artists who care about the environment. All welcome to the artwork auction: Friday 21 June 2019

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Watercolour Workshop #1

26 May @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Richard - the named one! Annette Ireland 43by53 wc&acrylic on Yupo

Join members of the Townsville Watercolour Group to learn some professional watercolour technique. This session will include: Sally Grattidge: colour mixing and using salt in landscapes Gai Copeman:  watercolour wash techniques Please bring: 2B pencil 2 x containers for water that are at least 500ml capacity (yogurt tubs, jars etc) 2 x white saucers or flat-ish bowls for preparing washes Watercolour brushes if you have some Clean rags or paper towel A Uniball pen or similar All other workshop materials…

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June 2019

Sketch Travel – Artist Talk

2 June @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Join us for an artist talk about Michael Pope's urban sketching journey through Portugal and Spain to attend the International Urban Sketchers Symposium in Porto, Portugal in 2018. Sketch travel is a chance to immerse yourself in the moment, appreciate your time on location and slow down. More importantly, it provides an opportunity for networking with other artists and the people you meet on your travels. This project acknowledges the assistance of the Regional Arts Development fund, a partnership between…

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Watercolour Workshop #2

16 June @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Please note: The date for this workshop was incorrectly advertised on the Umbrella eNews as the 23 June. This date listed - Sunday 16 June is the correct date of the workshop. Join members of the Townsville Watercolour Group to learn some professional watercolour technique. This session will include: Annette Ireland, using Yupo paper for watercolour Helen Caldwell, starry skies with masking fluid a toothbrush and tilt-board wash Please bring: 2B pencil 2 x containers for water that are at…

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July 2019

Legacy: Reflections on Mabo

5 July - 11 August
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Marion Gaemers, 2018, Octopus, Beach Ephemera & Milk Crate, Dimensions

Legacy: Reflections on Mabo celebrates the man behind the game-changing Native Title Act, Eddie Koiki Mabo, and the ongoing influence and impact he has had on Australian society and culture. This travelling exhibition brings together 26 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the spirit of reconciliation, 27 years after this historic achievement. Each artist has responded to an aspect of Mabo they were drawn to, whether it was his life, politics, activism or legacy. The artworks come together in surprising ways,…

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September 2019

Accretion: Mapping the Landscape

27 September - 3 November
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Jo-Lankester-web

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.

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Queensland Glitterati

27 September - 3 November
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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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.

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November 2019

Today is not tomorrow: PTSD Understories

8 November - 15 December
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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Al Green - Wild Cherry

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.

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