Welcome to April @ Impress www.impress.org.au for more
FLASH alternative enigmas Works on paper & objects by Karen Kaese Opening Fri 17 April 6-9pm
Russell Craig will open the show at 7:30pm He is the Senior Lecturer Fine Art Griffith University. With a special performance by the Manus Island Dancers. Until April 27 12-5pm Ph 0421495850
The show explores the artists Melanesian background to explore themes of transience & transformation
through the practice of Bilas & a focus on states of hybrid identity.
What a year 2015 is shaping up to be. The Impress Gallery is set to host several unique shows. We started the year with 'Three Bats In Waiting' a woodblock & monoprint based series of works by Canadian artist Juliana Joos. As part of the show she will be offering a workshop on 18th & 19th April so sign up quick as places are limited. Ever wanted to work in galleries & need experience? Join Peter in supportive volunteer role when members shows occur. You gain experience & have fun at the same time. Exhibitions & Gallery Coordinator: Peter Penwarn Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Out & About Life in Parana Road Paula Quintela @ Bosz Gallery Fortitude Valley Opening Fri 17 April 6.30 - 9pm. This show explores the discovery of old family photographs upon the death of the artists mother.
Kristina Hall's presentation at Redcliffe Art Gallery was a resounding success. Many people were pleased to find out about the Impress Studio & Gallery. Kristina talked about printmaking as well as our studios inception as an arts facility to complement the exhibition of George Baldessins print's & drawings.
Competitions Please join the Impress Face book page for all current listings at your fingertips. The Cathedral of St Stephen Art Group (COSSAG "Let There Be Light" Winter Art Competition, in the Francis Rush Centre, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane from Friday 3rd to Monday 6th July 2015 . $2000 1st Prize, $1000 2nd prize, $500 3rd Prize. For Entry forms, Email email@example.com or phone 07 3343 3289 Silk Cut Award Entries now open
Churchie Art Prize Enter http://www.churchieemergingart.com/ Brunswick Street Prize Enter www.bsgart.com.au by midnight 19 April
Workshops Juliana Joos Woodblock Monoprints We are excited to present Juliana's workshop & invite you to participate in this unique two day event. You will be taught to create a series of monotypes in a sequential manner using the woodcut techniques of inking and engraving but also painting, stencils and paper cutting and tearing. Think of the possibilites & come along to produce a series for your portfolio. Bookings direct deposit preferred here.
Free Members Day
Have you been to an open day yet? Now is the time to take the opportunity to aquaint yourself with the studio. Have a go. Work that press. Pick someones brain for those printmaking secrets. Or just come in for coffee,tea & chat all things print. 21st of each month unless theres a clash. Be in it folks. Above Lovesh Sharma from India demo & artist talk.
This the brand new Impress gallery & studio space An Open Access community Printmaking Studio and Gallery managed by an Artist Collective in a voluntary capacity. It is a not-for-profit Incorporated Cultural Organisation. Donations are tax- deductible.