The Southern Printmakers Association will hold artist talks or classes from time to time. Many of these are open to the public. We will also advertise masterclasses in printmaking run through the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre. Check Facebook for current information about our exhibitions, artist talks and postcard exchanges.
Upcoming dates for 2018
January 2018 – Rew Hanks is coming to give us an artist talk:
- Friday 12 January
- 10 am – 12 pm
- Cost $10 per person (covers rent)
- studio 6, Hazelhurst
Here’s his incredible bio from https://www.nicholasthompsongallery.com.au/artists/rew-hanks/
Sydney based printmaker and teacher Rew Hanks has held solo exhibitions since 1982 in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra and internationally in India. His work has been included in international group exhibitions in Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States. Hanks holds a Master of Fine Arts from the College of Fine Arts, University of Sydney. Internationally, Hanks has been awarded the Trienniale Print Prize in the 4th Bangkok Triennale International Print and Drawing, Bangkok, Thailand (2015); First Prize in the 9th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Kochi, Japan (2014); First Prize in the IV International Print Exhibition 2011, Istanbul, Turkey (2011) and Grand Prize in the 8th Bharat Bhavan International Biennal of Print-Art, Bhopal, India (2008). Nationally, Hanks has been awarded First Prize, in the City of Hobart Art Prize (2014), Grand Prize in the Open Section, Silkcut Award for Linocut Prints, Melbourne (2013) and First Prize in the Geelong Print Prize, Geelong, Victoria (2008). Hanks has been a finalist in the Blake Prize (2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010) and the Basil Sellers Prize 5 at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne (2016). His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Art Gallery of South Australia and several significant regional and tertiary collections.