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June 2017

Voices of the Ancient Ones

28 June - 2 July

Presented by artist and storyteller Clare Noble. In 1996 Victoria, visiting Senior Law First People from North Western Desert Country view Clare Noble’s first clay sculpture. They adopted her and encouraged her to continue with her arts practice. Clare then approached Victoria Elders, and went to the Cebtral Desert to ask Permission. It was there that she was taken to the late Senior Law Leader Wenton Rubuntja, who adopted her as a granddaughter, asking Clare to share her story, writings…

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July 2017
FREE

trace

9 July - 30 July

trace brings together new works by Trine Deans and Rebecca Noël Holmes that explore the physical presence of people in time and place. Trine Deans has revamped classical paintings with some of humankind’s biggest environmental fuck-ups. Rebecca Noël Holmes invites you to become part of an experimentation in colour theory between painting and light. EXHIBITION DATES:  Sunday 9 – Sunday 30 July 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays / 10:00am – 4:00pm Saturdays OFFICIAL OPENING: Saturday 8 July 2017 @ 6:00pm Exhibition to be opened by Eliza Burke…

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FREE

Person and Place

18 July - 25 July

Person and Place is a dynamic group exhibition by Margaret Sonnemann, Emily Jones, and Marion Isham, that explores the relationship between people and their environments, in a variety of painting genres including portraiture, contemporary realism, and psychological folk realism. Person and Place explores the relationship between people and their environments. For Margaret Sonnemann, Emily Jones, and Marion Isham, place is inextricably linked to person. ‘Place’ may be broadly understood as a region; a small room; a secure confidence a person’s role in…

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Out of Hand 2017 : 2 years of Workshops & Travelling Exhibitions

28 July - 8 August

Two years of Creativity, Workshops, Travelling Exhibitions and the Textile Bazaar Inspiration, Exploration, Innovation, Experimentation, Communication, Reflection, Observation, Journals, Samples, Colour, Texture, and more fibre and fabric – the Design Process revealed. New and ongoing work generated from Stitching & Beyond’s comprehensive Workshop Program and “Challenges”, including samples, journals and works in progress, with a focus on the processes of making textile art. Stitching & Beyond’s Workshops provide members with opportunities to develop and explore new and experimental approaches to textiles…

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Out of Hand 2017

28 July - 8 August

Fibre, Fabric, Books, Paper, Baskets, Jewellery, Embroidery, Printing, Wearable Art, Accessories, Felting, Shoes, Dyeing, Mixed media, 3D & 2D works by the members of Stitching & Beyond. Tasmanian based group, Stitching & Beyond, present their latest explorations of Textile Art, for exhibition, sale and contemplation. This 7th biennial exhibition is an opportunity for members to share our knowledge and passion for traditional and contemporary textiles. Curated by Lynne Beck. Entry by gold coin donation. EXHIBITION DATES: Friday 28 July – Tuesday…

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August 2017
FREE

Made in China

1 August - 31 August

Milking money matters…. The installation Made in China is Donna Ritchie‘s response to the sale of Tasmania’s largest dairy farm to Chinese investors in 2016. EXHIBITION DATES: Tuesday 1 – Thursday 31 August 2017    Image Credit: Donna Ritchie

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Namesake

2 August - 30 August

Do children take on the names we give them? SAC Resident Artist Cassie Sullivan explores the idea of whether or not we take on the identity of our namesake in this moody yet tender look into children with a botanical name. Cassie Sullivan is a photographer becoming known for her ability to find intrigue in the edges and details of life and this series illustrates her gentle and vulnerable approach to both photography and people. The Namesake project aims to…

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Home-Scapes II

7 August - 30 August

Home-Scapes II is a portrait of Mary Elizabeth O’Byrne, the artist’s godmother – an ordinary and extraordinary woman, a contemporary and intimate friend of Pridmore’s mother. Inspired by Virgina Woolf’s To The Lighthouse (for the artist Mary Pridmore, Mary O’Byrne was another Mrs Ramsay), and Edouard Vuilard’s suggestive, patterned interiors, these cigar-box-sized gouaches build a (loving) homage to Mary O’Byrne’s life. Memory and reality are fused, the images reflect on the eccentric and homely interior of the red-brick suburban house…

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Crossing the Divide: Homeward Bound

10 August - 13 August

Curated by Karen Alexander and Justine Barrett Crossing the Divide: Homeward Bound is a pop-up art-science exhibition, of works drawn from female artists who work primarily in STEMM related fields, which aims to raise awareness of gender inequity in STEMM and to raise funds for the Homeward Bound program. Artists and scientists are more alike than different.  To those who are neither, they often seem like polar opposites – one is seen to be data-driven, whilst the other is perceived as driven…

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National Exhibition :
MAANZ Symposium

16 August - 26 August

Curated by Bev Plowman and Fiona Tettman. MAANZ Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zealand presents a National Exhibition of Mosaics made from varied mediums. They are contemporary, innovative, creative, and made by International Artists and  artists from all around Australia. EXHIBITION DATES:  Wednesday 16 – Saturday 26 August 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm daily FLOOR TALK: Join MAANZ Education Officer Caitlin Hughes on a Floor Talk of the National Exhibitions. Observe the diversity in contemporary mosaic practice through the discussion…

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