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Projects and End of Traineeship!

I’ve now been working at Umbrella Studio for 2 years! Just last week I handed in my last assignment as part of my business administration certificate 4 course, and I received a call to say I’m qualified this week. The

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Lost-Spaces | ABC Open – Now & Then


  Tonight we had the Lost-Spaces launch at Umbrella Studio. The RADF Funded project looks at some of Townsville’s empty, stagnant spaces, and imagines how they might be turned into something the community can benefit from. Vicki Salisbury, Director of Umbrella

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Reversing Forward with Friends


If you’re someone who enjoys an exhibition that’s interactive, bright, colourful and fun, then get yourself in to Studio 2! In her exhibition “Reversing Forward with Friends” artist Selena Smith invites viewers to bring their own creativity to the gallery.

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In the Japanese Manner: Australian Prints from 1900-1940


The exhibition upstairs at the Perc Tucker Regional gallery right now is something rare and not to be missed. The travelling exhibition organised & curated by the National Gallery of Australia. It features early prints by Australian artists who had

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Zookini: Not a tomato exhibition!


It only dawned on me that the title of this exhibition was a play on the words “Zoo” and “Zucchini” when I was explaining to a friend that I was going to visit it at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

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Artist Review: Alan Junior (by Jessica Denison)

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For a change, Jessica Denison has actually written a review about my humble self. So I said I’d post it here, and true to my word, it follows below: Sumi-e, also known as ink and wash painting, is an East

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Introspect: JCU New Media Arts Grad Exhibition


On Friday night (26th November) Perc Tucker Regional Gallery opened their doors to the public of Townsville to display the hard work of James Cook University’s New Media Arts graduates. The exhibition culminates 3 years of study in the various

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Transverse Exhibition


On Friday I visited “Transverse” at Pinnacles Gallery, Riverway. I heard good things about it, and the gallery invite was… inviting!   The transverse exhibition binds together artists from all over the world into a hot pot of new media

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I have a unique opportunity to visit the eMerge Media Space gallery at James Cook University quite often, due to the convenience of it being located right next to where a lot of my classes are held. Every year the

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“3″ Launch Party at ArtSpaced


What? A launch party for Creative Exchange arts projects. Who? James Cook University New Media Arts students. When? Friday 12th November, 7pm Where? ArtSpaced, Townsville At the launch party, three groups had their creative talent on display, as well has

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