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.

To view an e-book of the exhibition  go to:

To order a hard cover book place your order at this link. 

To order a soft cover copy of your book place your order at this link.

The exhibition will also feature postcards from the 2016 postcard exchange.





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

Saturday 6 February PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP-Drypoint Etching
10am- 1pm cost $10
Southern Printmakers provide a workshop for participants to learn the techniques and create a drypoint etching.

Saturday 20 February PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP-Lino prints
11am-2pm cost $10
Southern Printmakers provide a workshop to demonstrate lino printing techniques

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

Suitable for intermediate and advanced levels