Art in Tropical Australia Blog

This is my art related journal/blog, which is meant to keep you up-to-date with new pages and happenings in the Art world in Tropical Australia.

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Aug 16, 2018

Thursday Island, Administrative and Business Centre Torres Strait.

As well as being the adninistrative centre of the Torres Straits,Thursday Island Cultural Centre houses significant traditional and contemporary cultural artifacts.

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Aug 16, 2018

Aboriginal Dreamtime: Basis of Ancient Spiritual Belief Systems.

Aboriginal dreamtime explains creation, aboriginal history and spiritual belief systems.

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Aug 16, 2018

Aboriginal Art Symbols, Part of Aboriginal Culture and Dreamtime.

Aboriginal art symbols help to tell dreamtime stories and preserve the spiritual life of aboriginal people through their connection with their ancestors and the land.

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Aug 16, 2018

Bradshaw Paintings - Ancient Paintings Kimberley Region of Australia

An exploration of Bradshaw paintings - ancient paintings in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia.

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Aug 15, 2018

Aboriginal Art History The Story of Aboriginal Culture.

Aboriginal art history encompasses ancient rock carvings, body painting, sand drawings, string art and cave paintings.

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Aug 06, 2018

Tropical Paintings Depict Sugar Plantations, Tropical Flowering Trees.

Tania Heben's tropical paintings of sugar cane plantations, Port Douglas markets and tropical flowering trees delight.

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Jul 22, 2018

The BIG PRINT Community Event 29 Jul 18

Join in the BIG PRINT event at Tanks Market Day, Tank 5. You and your family and friends are warmly invited along to dance the 16m print into being. From

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Jun 23, 2018

Indigenous rainforest art in glass

In 2017 I mentored & collaborated with long time Indigenous artist & friend, Paul Bong & his lovely wife Elizabeth, to assist Paul in advancing his career

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Jun 23, 2018

Botanicals, exhibition, Judith Bohm-Parr

BOTANICALS I thought I would share with you a bit of an insight into my exhibition- Botanicals at the Childers Art Space, a couple of years ago. It also

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Jun 22, 2018

InkMasters Print Exhibition at InkFest18 27/7-19/8/18 + The Big Print

InkFest is unique to the city of Cairns - a centre of printmaking excellence. Held at the best time of the year in tropical north Queensland, it comprises

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Jun 22, 2018

Studio 8 Glass workshops

JUDE’S UPDATE 2018 My workshop criterion remains the same as it was in 2017. You can choose your own time for a one on one, or bring a friend and the

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Mar 28, 2018

InkMasters Cairns Printmaking Workshops

The first print workshops for 2018 commence in April and there is much more to come with Inkfest Festival of All Things Print just around the corner.

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Aug 14, 2017

DAB (Douglas Arts Studio and Gallery)

About DAB Douglas Arts Studio Gallery Inc (DAB) is a not for profit community arts organisation. We are a hub of local artists and crafts people and

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Jul 11, 2017

Solo Build It Review From The Great Barrier Reef Australia

This Solo Build It review is a down-to-earth account of one person's business journey.

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Jun 05, 2017

Linda Jackson and Utopia. Art Gallery of South Australia

A Thread Runs Through it…Linda Jackson and Utopia Art Gallery of South Australia Until Sunday October 29. “Just like the process of making batik, the

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May 23, 2017

Call for entries now open!

The 2017 Call for Entries is now open for the 17th Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. Artists are invited to present images of their proposed or completed

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Nov 14, 2016

Art Glass Classes at Studio 8 Glass.

Art glass classes at Studio 8 Glass teach fused art glass, slumping and pate de verre.

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Nov 08, 2016

Studio 8 Glass VIP workshopsbookings from Feb. 2017

STUDIO 8 GLASS VIP WORRSHOPS- A NEW CONCEPT IN LEARNING • Do you want to do a workshop but the dates aren't right for you? • Are you happy to pay a little

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Oct 20, 2016

ARCADE

Contemporary art exhibition, Arcade, from local collective, Knock Knock Contemporary Artists’ Initiative, opens this month at Canopy Art Centre in the

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Aug 16, 2016

Painting Ideas -Tropical Fish, Lovers Floating, Reflections on Water..

Painter, Terry Johnson's painting ideas vary from types of tropical fish and lovers floating in the sky to reflections on drops of water.

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