Flying Arts facilitator Renata Fojtikova travelled to Roma to teach beginner tie-dye techniques to a diverse group of participants.
Touring Artist Journal
Mixed Media Portraits with Sue Loveday
One rainy day, artist Sue Loveday drove up Tamborine Mountain to lead a mixed media portrait-making workshop for a group of secondary school students. “The students [were] all incredibly welcoming,” said Sue.
Artist Journal: Silversmithing in Mt Isa
Artist Clare Poppi runs a silversmithing workshop for secondary visual art students in Mt Isa every year. This year she introduced them to some exciting new techniques, while reconnecting with some former students.
Artist Journal: Encaustic Experimentation
Ever wondered about the versatile and mysterious medium of wax encaustics? Simone Eisler led a group of secondary students through several approaches.
Small Schools Outcome – Art Meets Science with Eco-Dyeing and Printing in the Bush
Flying Arts facilitator Claudia Husband travelled to the charming South Burnett region to explore eco-printing and dyeing with primary school students as part of the Small Schools Fund Program.
Artist Journal: Going with the Flow – Batik on Thursday Island
Scott Maxwell taught a group of remote artists the traditional Javanese technique of batik, inspiring them to create beautiful, colourful works and take new skills back to their communities.
Jane Dennis’ Residency at McGregor Summer Retreat
Emerging Cooktown artist Jane Dennis recently attended a five day residency at McGregor Summer Retreat as part of her prize in the Queensland Regional Art Awards 2017. Read about her experiences!
Artist Journal: Enthusiastic Community Engagement and Ongoing Partnerships
Photographic and soundscape artist Judith Parrott forged some exciting new links through the volunteer-run Lapunyah Gallery in Chinchilla.