september, 2021

05sep10:00 am4:00 pmEssential Artwork handling and Exhibition InstallationIntensive for Artists

Time

(Sunday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Location

TAFE QLD Southbank Campus

66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

Event Details

This workshop will be useful for arts workers, gallery staff and volunteers, educators and artists. Tensure the longevity of artworks, it is important to know how to handle them and install them in the correct way. In this one day workshop you will learn: 

  • Basic art work handling 
  • Appropriate tools and materials to use 
  • Exhibition installation skills 
  • Storage and environmental conditions for artwork 
  • Safe art work packaging and transportation. 

To bring:  

  • Laptop or ipad to work on 
  • Lunch and own water bottle – there are several food establishments within walking distance of the venue if preferred. 

Please note: Flying Arts cannot provide tea and coffee, lunch or snacks at this time. 


Additional Information

Benjamin Werner is an Australian artist with his studio based in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. He has also worked as collections and exhibitions technician at QUT Art Museum and William Robinson Gallery at Old Government House 2008 – 2014 as well as freelancing for many other museums, galleries and arts related businesses such as the QAGOMA and Museum of Brisbane in City Hall. He also works as an art technician at various art fairs and will be working again at this year’s ART BASEL Hong Kong for the 5th year in a row. 

Benjamin teaches and tutors classes and workshops in Museum Art Handling, Observational Drawing, Drawing from photo (charcoal, pen, ink and pencil) and all painting styles including mural painting which he has worked with Queensland Rail on many of their station artworks. Recently leading teams to complete large scale wall drawings and murals for QAG and GOMA for the Marvel exhibition and the new Australian Galleries re-hang. 

Since completing his honors degree in 2004 in fine art at Queensland College of Art Benjamin has held annual solo exhibitions of new bodies of work and exhibited in many group shows and art prizes. His work is held in numerous private and public collections such as City of Brisbane collection, Queensland State Library and the Maters Mothers Hospital. 

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