Category Archives: Past Exhibitions

Jonathan Madzinga – The Journey

All of our lives are journeys.  My paintings are journeys of memories of the past, the present and what is to come.  The purpose of life is to know, and to create, WHO YOU ARE. About the artist Jonathan Madzinga was born on the 15th of January 1985 in Bulawayo, in the Math South region of Zimbabwe. He began painting at the age of six, encouraged by his father who was a painter and recognised his talent. Soon he was introduced to the National Art Gallery in Bulawayo, where Jonathan developed his appreciation for fine art. He received tertiary art

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Markus May – Images of dream and reality

Artist: Markus May From 8th April to 29th April Markus May has been working as an artist and framemaker for the last 20 years, working mostly through markets up and down the east coast of Australia. He works mostly in pencil but does at times branch out into watercolour, ink and digital. His main love is faeries, although cats and trees are regular subjects for him as well. The frames he uses are constructed from recycled timber, so any frames you see will show how he uses each piece of wood in different tones and patterns.  

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Exotic Locations & Instrument Art

Artists: Brian Wareham Jones From 28th February to 1st April Art opening Day 4th March 12pm-4pm About the artist Always an admirer of nature, Brisbane born Brian spent much of his childhood and youth exploring the seaside idyll near his parents’ beach house at Toorbul on Pumicestone Passage. This area with its forest, wetland, seascape, Bribie Is. and Moreton Bay provided frequent exposure to the natural environment and beauty , thus laying the foundations for his later artistic pursuits. Brian was first instructed in watercolours as a youth, followed by art studies at the Technical College in Bris. (now Q.U.T.),

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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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