Saturday, October 27, 2012

Brush & Press Studio Moving 23 November 2012

A special thank you to everyone who has supported Brush & Press Studio over the past two years, we are seeking a new location and will notify you when we have found one.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

PressNorth Out of the Box Artist Talks

PressNorth Out of the Box

5 Oct - 11 November 2012
Pinnacles Art Gallery, Riverway Arts Centre Townsville

The exhibition opening kicked off with 21 printmakers and book artists talking about their work. The artists talked for 2 minutes each discussing either their concept or techniques and in some cases both informing the audience.

Marian Crawford, printmaking artist, lecturer Monash University, Melbourne, opened the exhibition with an insightful talk about the works in the exhibition discussing connection, place, contemporary themes and traditional influences.

Vince Bray, Jan Daly, Tony Fitzsimmons, Donna Foley, Margaret Genever, Michelle Hall, Sylvia Hewitt, Sandi Hook, Sheree Kinlyside, Karen Landt-Isley, Margot Laver, Jo Lankester, Hannah Murray, Jill O'Sullivan, Irene Rae, Zelma Schulten , Gabriel Smith, Maxine Smith, Rhonda Stevens, Jenny Terrey, Sandra Wright.

PressNorth Out of the Box is a celebration of 21 printmaking artist’s current work plus the achievements of the group to date. The Artist Run Initiative has recently formed a Management Committee and is proud to announce its members.

President Jo Lankester
Vice President Sandra Wright
Secretary Gabriel & Maxine Smith
Treasurer Sandi Hook
Membership Administrator Sheree Kinlyside
Contact Person Laura Castell
Ordinary Member Rhonda Stevens

PressNorth would like to acknowledge our first Honorary Member Ron McBurnie for his continued support and leadership.



















PressNorth Out of the Box Exhibition Intsallation

PressNorth Out of the Box

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

PressNorth - Out of the Box 5 Oct - 11 November 2012

Pressnorth Out of the Box is a group exhibition comprising of 21 printmakers and book artists form the Townsville base Artist Run Initiative, Pressnorth. Each artist will showcase a body of their current work celebrating the diversity of this thriving print community in North Queensland.

Vince Bray, Jan Daly, Tony Fitzsimmons, Donna Foley, Margaret Genever, Michelle Hall, Sylvia Hewitt, Sandi Hook, Sheree Kinlyside, Karen Landt-Isley, Margot Laver, Jo Lankester, Hannah Murray, Jill O'Sullivan, Irene Rae, Zelma Schulten , Gabriel Smith, Maxine Smith, Rhonda Stevens, Jenny Terrey, Sandra Wright.

Established in April 2009, Pressnorth comprises of 50 + members, representing individuals and independently operated presses including Jo Lankester Brush & Press Studio, Donna Foley Garage Press, Ron McBurnie Monsoon Press, and Sheree Kinlyside Red Rag Press.

Pressnorth Out of the Box
5 October until 11 November 2012
Pinnacles Gallery Riverway Arts Centre 20 Village Boulevard Thuringowa Central Q 4817