A feast in store for art lovers

Isis Town and Country - - News -

WITH the Childers Fes­ti­val be­hind us, there is still a great deal on of­fer in the lo­cal re­gion.

The Childers Vis­ual Arts Group in­vites you to visit their ex­hi­bi­tion, Favourites, to be held at the Gin Gin Court­house Gallery.

The ex­hi­bi­tion in­cludes a va­ri­ety of ce­ram­ics, sculp­tures and paint­ings of the artists’ own choices. The ex­hi­bi­tion opens on Au­gust 2 and runs for the en­tire month. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mar­sha at the gallery on 4157 2154.

Is the cold weather get­ting you down? Then warm the cock­les of your heart with a bowl of home­made soup. The Fire­house Pot­ters will hold a soup night on Satur­day, Au­gust 30. The $15 en­try fee in­cludes a bowl of soup and damper.

The care­fully crafted soup bowl can be taken home as a me­mento. Con­tact Cate on 0400 708 311.

Round one of Re­gional Arts Devel­op­ment Fund (RADF) opened on Mon­day and closes on Fri­day, Septem­ber 19. For projects start­ing no ear­lier than mid Novem­ber.

For fur­ther de­tails con­tact the RADF Li­ai­son Of­fi­cer on 4130 4750 or email radf@bund­aberg.qld.gov.au.

Nat­u­ral In­spi­ra­tions is a spe­cial show­case of art­work fea­tur­ing work of more than 30 artists, all in­spired by the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment drawn from the Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil Col­lec­tion. Nat­u­ral In­spi­ra­tions will run from July 22 un­til Septem­ber 14 at the Childers Art Space (CHARTS).

Nat­u­ral his­tory and art his­tory come to­gether and meet in this spe­cial show­case.

Nat­u­ral In­spi­ra­tions rep­re­sents a range of his­tor­i­cal pe­ri­ods, styles and me­dia, in­clud­ing paint­ing, sculp­ture and pho­tog­ra­phy.

It fea­tures sig­nif­i­cant artists from the historic Dr Eg­mont Sch­midt Memo­rial Col­lec­tion. Other artists in the city col­lec­tion show their pas­sion for var­i­ous nat­u­ral themes and land­scapes, such as seascapes by Charles Haz­zard, Ni­cola Chatham and An­thony Cooper and sugar cane by Tina Harada and Matthew John­son.

The ex­hi­bi­tion, which runs un­til Septem­ber 14, show­cases the rich ta­pes­try of our her­itage show­ing its strong con­nec­tion to the land through farm­ing, cre­at­ing var­ied op­por­tu­ni­ties us­ing var­i­ous rep­re­sen­ta­tions of art.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact CHARTS on 4130 4876 or visit www.brag-brc.org.au.

Any­one in­ter­ested in hav­ing forth­com­ing events in­cluded in this col­umn, email the de­tails to charts @bund­aberg.qld.gov.au

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

EX­HI­BI­TION: Fires in the Val­ley by Mar­shall Lyne. In­set: Soup bowls cre­ated by the Fire­house Pot­ters.

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