Arriving at the Bellflower Retirement Village on Saturday morning, I was greeted with a hive of activity with a huge art market day underway in the main hall. The stares began when, amongst the knitting and craft stalls entered a guy with a crate full of aerosol paint. Although the “graffiti” workshop was fully booked, […]
Flying Arts News
QRAA 2015: Winners and Touring Artists Announced
The winners for the Queensland Regional Art Awards 2015: Cream of the Crop, are announced; as are the artists whose works will tour with the exhibition.
Small Schools Newsletter: Carmila, Bellenden Ker and Mt Molloy
Since rolling out in second term this year our inspirational program coordinator, Therese, has been incredibly busy providing advice and guidance in the visual and media arts to assist teachers in small schools to deliver on arts curriculum requirements and explore new ways to connect the visual arts into other curriculum areas. The results of […]
Write About Art 2015
Write about Art was a critical visual and media arts writing development program for senior students from state and non-state high schools within Queensland.
Touring Artist Journal: Duke Albada
With the mining in decline the economic and social aspects in this small country town are quickly diminishing. So not the drive of Bree Day, who understands that creative development contributes to the wellbeing of individuals and the cohesion of the social tapestry. My workshop is only one in a series of creative endeavors. The […]
Touring Artist Journal: Cate Collopy
I was delighted at the prospect of travelling to Dalby as a Flying Arts Representative Artist. I had worked there several years earlier as a Vocational Education Teacher for SQIT TAFE and so looked forward to the journey through the Darling Downs Region and a revisit to Dalby State High School where I had taught […]
Touring Artist Journal: Joachim Froese, Normanton
It was Queen’s Birthday Weekend and like every year this meant that I was flying up to North Queensland for the Normanton Rodeo to be the ‘Roaming Photography Tutor’ for the event. This was my third year up there and by now the sounds and smells were familiar. I have even become an expert on […]
Touring Artist Journal: Simone Eisler, Gladstone
We arrived at the airport and went straight to Tondoon Gardens to touch base with the site and arrangements for the next day. We were shown the marquee and chairs and tables available, and spent some time exploring what materials were available around the grounds. We then drove to the town centre to have some […]