There is no shortage of workshops and exhibitions to attend across the region this month. Don’t miss out on these opportunities to learn and be involved with our artistic community.
Lesa Hepburn is hosting more of her popular Wasted Workshops. On Sunday August 28 between 9 -12 Lesa will show you how to how to upcycle your own paper waste and design your own paper for a special occasion! Not only can you attend the workshop you can enjoy all the fun of The Village Life Market at Northey St, Windsor. 25% of the proceeds will go to Northey St City Farm. Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the Redcliffe City Art Gallery until 10 September 2011you will be able to immerse yourself in Nostalgia - Traditional Chinese Textiles. Chinese textiles distinguish itself visually through exquisite craftsmanship and decorative pattern changes. Nostalgia exhibits textiles used in the realm of fashion and accessories. The exhibit provides both an elegant and clear beauty that is pleasing to the eyes while maintaining characteristics of ancient customs.
To say I live for the annual exhibition by the Henzell Street Quilters might be a little bit of an exaggeration but it’s one that is always in my calendar. The exhibition displays works my some of the region’s most talented quilters. This is not a passive exhibition where you walk around oohing and ahhing, thought this is still allowed. Visitors are encouraged to participate in voting or the viewers’ choice. Do not despair if you don’t pick the winner you can always buy a raffle ticket and win a quilt that way. The exhibition is held from the 17 August 2011 until the 27 August 2011 at the Redcliffe City Art Gallery - 470-476 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe .
Are you a local Craft Artist? Here is an exciting opportunity being offered by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. You are invited to apply for a creative studio residency at the new Caboolture Hub, opening in December 2011. The council is looking for artists in the areas of but not exclusive to: Design, Fashion, Digital Media, Production, Graphic Design and many more artforms. For more information, guidelines and application forms contact council on (07) 3283 0433 during office hours.
The Council is also holding information sessions across the region on how to apply for Regional Arts Development Funding. There is no need to be daunted by the paperwork, Council staff are happy to assist you. The current RADF round closes Monday 12 September, for projects commencing after December 2011.