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70 years young! Old Fire Station celebrates birthday and sparks joy in creative arts community

BY Kathryn Coller | 10-Sep-2019
70 years young! Old Fire Station celebrates birthday and sparks joy in creative arts community

The Old Fire Station in Redcliffe was built in 1949 and is turning 70! The Heritage listed building was once the centre of fire protection for the Redcliffe Peninsula, and more recently it has become home to the arts. Moreton Bay Regional Council is supporting the celebration of this wonderful symbol of local history, and preparations are in place for a birthday party on Friday November 1

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Simon Finn > Breath-hold dwelling

BY Hana Vasak | Gallery Administrator | 08-Sep-2019
Simon Finn - Breath-hold dwelling

This exhibition is inspired by the artist’s free diving training, which allows him to spend increasing amounts of time underwater. Using video, drawing and sculpture, the artist explores the relationship between human life and the ocean, by proposing plans for an underwater dwelling.

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Brodie Ellis > Heavy Launch

BY Hana Vasak | Gallery Administrator | 08-Sep-2019
Brodie Ellis - Heavy Launch

Brodie Ellis’ work questions the ethics of space travel, technological development and the use of our planet’s limited natural resources.

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Alicia King > Our Long Conversation with the Sun

BY Hana Vasak - Gallery Administrator | 08-Sep-2019
Alicia King - Our Long Conversation with the Sun

Alicia King investigates our relationship with technology and nature. King’s work questions the utopian language often used to describe technological progress and its positioning as superior to and separate from nature. King’s practice also examines the ethical and environmental implications of our increasing reliance on technology.

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Tonic Ensemble presents Cocktail Music at Mosman Art Gallery - 12 October - 6.30pm

BY Tonic Ensemble | 07-Sep-2019

A sparkling selection of chamber music repertoire for two flutes, piano and a splash of cello featuring works by Vivaldi, Clarke, Piazzola, Schocker, Doppler, Edwards, a world premier of Hallam's 'Dragonfly', Australian premier of Kapustin's Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano and more. Join us in @mosmanartgallery on Saturday the 12th of October (doors open 5.30 pm) for a cocktail exclusively prepared for you by Australia's most highly awarded distillery, @archierosedistillingco

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Artefacts: Unburied treasure

BY Ian Kingsford-Smith | 07-Sep-2019
Artefacts: Unburied treasure

A solo art exhibition of painted fragments and wood engravings at Aro Gallery, Sydney, Australia. Runs from 15th to 27th October 2019.

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The Wild Bunch | Featuring Billy Schenck, Greg Miller + America Martin

BY Mickie | 05-Sep-2019
The Wild Bunch

JoAnne Artman Gallery presents vibrant and eclectic exhibitions by award-winning artists in Laguna Beach, CA and New York, NY. Her roster of artists is rooted in her obvious passion for the artist's individual voice and mastery of technique. All artists are award-winning, and their works have been shown and collected in museums and private collections around the country and internationally. Join them in New York this Thursday night Sept. 5th!

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David Griggs: Between Nature and Sin

BY Bunjil Place | 05-Sep-2019
David Griggs: Between Nature and Sin

A major survey exhibition of painting, photography and film by leading Australian artist David Griggs will open at Bunjil Place Gallery from 5 October 2019. The exhibition, BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN features a decade of past paintings, photographs, videos, and the premiere of COWBOY COUNTRY, David Griggs’ first feature film.

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Connections: Paintings from Utopia

BY Lauraine Diggins Fine Art | 04-Sep-2019
Connections: Paintings from Utopia

The lyrical, delicately coloured paintings by the artists of Utopia speak of a strong connection with landscape and country, as well as integral and significant ancestral and ceremonial links. On another level, we pay tribute to the personal connection Lauraine Diggins had with the artists and landscape of Utopia.
Exhibition showing throughout September at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art - preview on website www.diggins.com.au

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Songs of Western Thrace

BY Arzu Yuvarlak-Danaher | 04-Sep-2019

Some of Australia's best classical musicians performing with some of Melbourne's most talented Turkish musicians.

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The seeds of gardening bloom and flourish through this springtime art exhibition

BY Kathryn Coller | 03-Sep-2019
The seeds of gardening bloom and flourish through this springtime art exhibition

The love of gardening is a seed once sown, that never dies” [Gertrude Jekyll] Just in time for Spring “A Seed Once Sown” is coming to the Old Fire Station Gallery at Redcliffe. Artists Michelle Gratwick and Cecilia Hine have put together a show that represents their love of the natural world and highlights the importance of a healthy environment for the survival of all life on earth. Cecilia was introduced to the thriving Redcliffe art scene by Michelle who moved to Clontarf recently and as they are both fans of each other’s work decided it was time to collaborate on a show and that the Old Fire Station would be the perfect location. Michelle believes that having friends who are also fellow artists, really is essential to living a creative life. “I would say we both have to paint. It’s an impulse we could not ignore, and we support each other to keep going”

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BELVOIR ANNOUNCES PRODUCTIONS FOR 2020 SEASON

BY Kabuku PR | 03-Sep-2019
BELVOIR ANNOUNCES PRODUCTIONS FOR 2020 SEASON

Belvoir is proud to announce the productions making up its 2020 season. With highlights including new works from established and emerging voices, a stunning array of talent both on and off stage, and an all-new production from the award-winning team behind Counting and Cracking, 2020 at Belvoir is set to be another memorable year.

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