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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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August 2019

Travelling by String by Bernadette Boscacci

16 August - 22 September
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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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…

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September 2019
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Making Journey Markers with Bernadette Boscacci

22 September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, 380 Flinders Street
Townsville, QLD 4810 Australia
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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…

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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 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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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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