Exhibitions

Small Blessings from the Mountain

Everything is under $100 Ideal Xmas gifts for your family and friends From 30th November to 4th February. Art opening Sunday 10th December Anna Beveridge is a Mt. Tamborine artist who loves to paint the natural beauty of our Earth. This collection was inspired by a recent visit to a Merino sheep farm in the New England district of NSW. She said of the property ‘In every vista there was a beautiful painting. The Autumn colours, the dry gold and straw hues of the pastures, the poplars and the misty mornings – and the sheep – creamy-coated, curious and rather

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Whatumanawa – Weaving Hearts Exhibition

An offering of Traditonal Art and Craft, Harakeke (Phormium Tenax) Bone, Wood, Canvas, Body Adornment, Hue (Gourd art) Taniko (Traditional form of Twined Weaving) Tukutuku (Decorative wall panels) Kakahu (garments) Whatumanawa was started by a small group of likeminded artistic women who had immigrated to Australia from Aotearoa New Zealand. As they met together in each others homes, word got out about the small group and soon other women who also enjoyed traditional and contemporary arts expressed the desire to come, share and learn. It was around this time they made a decision to offer workshops to the community and

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“Coast to Country”

The exhibition “Coast to Country” by Anna Beveridge, Helen Griffin, Marianne Halpin and Eva Kaye is open from 4th October to 26th October. Official opening on Sunday October 8th, 12 Noon – 4pm. Anna Beveridge (her painting above)  is a Mt. Tamborine artist who loves to paint the natural beauty of our Earth. This collection was inspired by a recent visit to a Merino sheep farm in the New England district of NSW. She said of the property ‘In every vista there was a beautiful painting. The Autumn colours, the dry gold and straw hues of the pastures, the poplars and the misty mornings – and the

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“Recent Landscapes”

The exhibition “Recent Landscapes” by Louise Grove Wiechers and Debaran Wright is open from 6th September to 1st October. Official opening on Sunday September 10th, 12 Noon – 4pm.   Louise Grove Wiechers exhibits her series of ‘Quilted Landscapes’. Subject matters include a recent visit to South Africa, as well as travels around Australia over the last two years. She travelled to Melbourne by motorbike with her husband last year. It provided wonderful new painting inspiration for her. ‘I endeavor to capture the spirit of the ideal pastoral experience. I simplify the elements to the basics, leaving only the impression. My goal

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5 elements

Five Elements in Chinese philosophy describes interactions and relationships between things. The five elements — wood, fire, earth, metal, and water — are believed to be the fundamental elements of everything in the universe between which interactions occur. The name was selected to describe the variety of art shown in the exhibition: ceramics, jewellery, paintings, tea ceremonies, Japanese traditional dancing and music with traditional Japanese instruments. Exhibiting artists include: Rory Cusack (ceramics), Maki Horanai (paintings), Sayaka Ishii (jewelry), Yumiko Kigoshi (ink paintings), Ken Kikkawa (ceramics), Kyong-Hee Kim (ceramics), Margaret Price and her students (tea ceremony), Hillel Weintraub (haiku), Sakura Dance

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