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Murwillumbah Arts Trail Announces 90 Artists, Creatives And Collectives For Mat20

BY Peita Gardiman | 03-Mar-2020
We are proud to announce the exhibitors of the 6th Murwillumbah Arts Trail, MAT20. Ninety artists, creatives and collectives will present their works and engage with the public at various venues across Murwillumbah, 1-3 May 2020.
Murwillumbah Arts Trail Announces 90 Artists, Creatives And Collectives For Mat20
Murwillumbah will be transformed into an art Mecca, showcasing contemporary art by 90 of the region's practicing artists, offering a fascinating insight in their creative processes.

The trail will guide you across Murwillumbah, discovering art, meeting the creators and engaging with arts. The various sites include Proudfoots Lane, MArts Precinct, The Citadel, Johnny Francos, Caldera Wildscapes Gallery, Gallery DownTown and the Tweed Regional Art Gallery.

Event Manager, Peita Gardiman said “We are delighted to have so many talented artists exhibiting in the Murwillumbah Arts Trail once again. MAT20 will see artists open their doors to give art enthusiasts a rare glimpse into inspiring spaces, the personalities behind the art and their art making.”

To get a taste of what is on offer and plan your trail, head to www.murwillumbahartstrail.com.au to check out the artists’ online gallery.

Participating artist, Helen Otway said, “As a first time participant, I am really excited to be part of the Murwillumbah Arts Trail. The interaction with collectors, visitors and fellow artists helps me to reflect upon my practice and encourages me to keep going. My studio-gallery at the M-Arts Precinct will be open throughout the three days.”

Murwillumbah Arts Trail highlights include:

  • Workshops, demonstrations and activities at the MArts Precinct, the Levee wall, Proudfoots Laneway and public spaces around the CBD
  • A series of performances by youth group Doublemask Theatre
  • Several artist talks and presentations
  • Local studios and pop up spaces showcasing our local skilful artists in a range of art forms, including painting, textiles, sculpture, woodturning, pastels, glass and steel art and site inspired art.
Art lovers can follow the trail however they wish. Maps can be downloaded from www.murwillumbahartstrail.com.au or picked up at the information stands at MArt, Tourist Information, or the Tweed Regional Art Gallery

Full artist listing available at https://www.murwillumbahartstrail.com.au/artist-listings/