The annual exhibition of the Southern Printmakers Association on the theme of ‘Roots’ opens on the 11th October 2016. Pamela Griffith will formally open the exhibition on the 15th October (4-6pm). Printmakers will present an informal discussions about the work on show on Saturday 22nd October 1-2pm.
This exhibition, held in the Peacock Gallery and set within the beautiful Auburn Botanic Gardens, is inspired by the resilience of the natural environment and its ability to regenerate within the urban environment with particular focus on the Auburn Botanic Gardens and Duck River. The exhibition features multi-printmaking techniques and is accompanied by a series of workshops run by the Southern Printmakers Association members.
The exhibition opens at 2pm 23rd January at the Peacock Gallery.
There is plenty of onsite parking or there is a FREE BUS- Auburn City Council runs the Gardens and Rivers Loop” service on weekends.
Thursday 4 Feb- Makers Circle- PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP-Collograph prints
10am- 2.30pm COST $10
Southern Printmakers provide a workshop for participants to learn the techniques required to make a collograph print.
Note: extended time, bookings required
To be held at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre a 2 day workshop demonstrating and exploring the use of copper sulphate on aluminium plates in etching, this two day workshop will cover the use of the copper sulphate solutions as a safer alternative to the traditional acid used in etching plates. Both line etching and aquatint will be explored.
Tony Armeneiro was the winner of the National 2007 Fremantle Print Award, and was also twice chosen by the Print Council of Australia as their commissioned print artist. A three time finalist in the Dobell Drawing Prize Art Gallery of NSW (2003 06 and 2012) he was represented in 2005 at the Biennale Jogja VIII in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and more recently selected in the
Fee: $263.00 . Includes 2 aluminium etching plates, ink and tarlatan
Date: Wednesday-Thursday 20/21st January 2016 Contact: 8536 5700 for more information
Lyrical will be opening on Saturday 2-4pm at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery. Today was a busy day for many as the works piled in, the catalogue was finalised, plinths and cabinets wheeled out and works hung.