Ainslie McMahon, Into the Light 2016, acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.
WELCOME TO THE LUCKY COUNTRY
Veronika Zeil and Ainslie McMahon
4 August - 8 September 2017
Welcome to the Lucky Country is an exhibition of the most recent artworks by artists Ainslie McMahon and Veronika Zeil. Expressive paintings, mosaics and sculptures tune into contemporary Australian spirit.
McMahon’s work is defined by a sense of place and identity through strong local connections to land and community. She explores the psychological effects of walking and painting familiar spaces. Her artworks reflect these experiences and universal themes of fragility and strength, growth and destruction.
Zeil’s work draws on her experience of migrating to Australia and her response to new surroundings. She incorporates themes of adaptation, exploration of place, self-awareness nostalgia and joy of life in her paintings, sculptures and mosaics.
Luck is believing you’re lucky.
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Marlies Oakley Marge Simpson 2014. Postage stamp collage. Courtesy of the Artist
31 August - 29 September 2017
PALM TREE ROOM
Nothing New? presents a collection of collaged works of iconic figures from across time and history such as The Queen, Nick Cave and Marge Simpson. Each work is made of intricately laid hand cut postage stamps, with hundreds, sometimes thousands of pieces creating a new image. Each stamp has been carefully selected to suit the subject of the new image.
The works explore repetition of iconic imagery in the media, and raise the question: is there nothing new?
Marlies Oakley is based in Bundaberg and has an interest in popular culture and collage.
COLLAGE WORKSHOP WITH TRACEY FROM EVA & PECK STUDIOS
In conjunction with our current exhibition 'Nothing New?', Tracey from Eva & Peck Studios will guide this workshop exploring the world of pop art and collage.
9:30am - 11:30am
Recommended Age Group: Primary/Middle
9 & 10 September, 9am - 4pm
Jo Bone Purple Sand Dollar 2014
Blown glass, cold worked 8 x 38 cm
Photograph by Aaron S. Micallef
17 November 2017 - 17 January 2018
In Depth is a touring exhibition in partnership with Jo Bone and Museums & Galleries Queensland. This Project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
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