21 Saturday & 22 Sunday November 2020 – 9.30am – 4pm daily
Unleash your inner artist by securing a place in this two-day expressive landscapes workshop. Under the direction of Jody Graham, you’ll work with charcoal and mixed media, explore techniques to extend and develop your creative visual voice and learn the art of self-expression, ultimately bringing life and energy to your work.
Join us for the opening launch of Blue Mountains Portraits.
Trish Doyle – MP Blue Mountains
Free event: Cash bar.
RSVP to email@example.com or 02 4780 5410
Blue Mountains Portraits is the Cultural Centre’s annual celebration of the local community and its diverse members. The exhibition artistry portray the unique people that make up the cultural fabric of the Blue Mountains and tell stories behind the person. Over forty artworks in a broad range of styles and media such as printing, photography, drawing, collage and mixed media will be exhibited together with a selection of local student work.
Image: Blue Mountains Portraits People’s Choice Winner 2019 Mathew Lynn, Aunty Mary King (study) 2010, conte crayon on brown paper, 17 x 91cm
Curated by Miriam Williamson.
2-3.30pm Saturday 8th February 2020.
Guest Speaker Trish Doyle MP, Member for the Blue Mountains, Shadow Minister for the Emergency Services.
The exhibition runs from the 2nd to the 29th of February 2020.
Open daily fro 9am to 4.30pm.
Blue Mountains National Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath.
Birdland has been funded by the Blue Mountains City Council of Arts Trust.
For information on the exhibition contact Miriam Williamson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist Jody Graham. Title: Escape. Size 36 x 28cm. Medium: Drawn with burnt sticks from NSW 2019/20 fires. Date: January 2020. Photo credit: Graeme Wienand.
Jody Graham George St, Sydney 140 x 114cm Mixed Media on Paper
Two-day workshop using a range of techniques to expand your knowledge of mark making in a variety of mediums. You can expect to develop drawing skills including the refining of your composition, become more familiar with using charcoal and loosening up methods that help to promote individual expression.
The Creative Summer School will be held at the Nepean Arts and Design Centre, located at TAFE NSW Nepean.
All workshops are located in Building P (enter via Gate 2) 2-10 O’Connell St, Kingswood NSW 2747.
To enrol, please call TAFE NSW on 131 601 or search course number 800-000312 at tafensw.edu.au
Pee in a Wetsuit or Take a Long Hot Spa will transform Chrissie Cotter Gallery into a performance space. Bringing together visual and performance artists, musicians, writers and members of the community explore a ‘shared zone’ between creative disciplines. Often using drawing implements constructed from discarded material found in the Inner West and surrounding suburbs.
Alongside scheduled performances, drawing tools, drawings made from these utensils and other artwork created from discarded material will be exhibited throughout the gallery.