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Lat­est ex­hi­bi­tion tests artists’ cre­ativ­ity with a re­stricted colour pal­ette

Isis Town and Country - - Front Page - By ED­WINA KELLY CHARTS

CHILDERS Arts Space is pleased to present the com­bined art groups of the re­gions art­work in their forth­com­ing ex­hi­bi­tion Black and White.

Artists were chal­lenged to cre­ate work for this ex­hi­bi­tion, based on a re­stricted colour pal­ette of black and white and all tonal shades in be­tween.

The medi­ums of ma­te­ri­als used for this ex­hi­bi­tion in­clude ink, pen, char­coal, graphite, photography, ce­ram­ics and col­lages.

Vis­i­tors will be en­cour­aged to vote in the Peo­ple’s Choice Award and the most popular art­work will re­ceive a prize pack do­nated from Art Plus, Bund­aberg.

The ex­hi­bi­tion is open from March 17–May 10.

Don your best black and white cloth­ing for an evening of cel­e­bra­tion of the com­bined art groups of the re­gion’s ex­hi­bi­tion Black and White on Fri­day, March 20 at 5.30pm.

En­try is free, food and drinks will be pro­vided with en­ter­tained by Jazz Trio from Shalom Col­lege.

The Bund­aberg Or­pheus Singers will present its Celtic Ceilidh con­cert at the Woodgate Com­mu­nity Hall on Sun­day, March 22.

The con­cert starts at 2pm and tick­ets will be avail­able at the door ($5 each).

The choir will sing choral ar­range­ments of Celtic favourites and melodies.

The 2015 Bund­aberg Arts Fes­ti­val runs from March 8–14 at the Civic Cen­tre, Bour­bong St, Bund­aberg.

With about 400 en­tries from across the re­gion, artist in res­i­dence demon­stra­tions, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties and artists’ work­shops, the fes­ti­val is not one to miss.

Doors open from 9am–5pm and en­try is free.

The Palace Me­mo­rial build­ing, which houses the Childers Arts Space and Back­packer Me­mo­rial is about to re­ceive a facelift.

The out­side of the build­ing will un­dergo a paint job and work is sched­uled to start on Mon­day, March 16.

Ac­cess to Busi­ness, Palace Me­mo­rial build­ing, Childers Arts Space, Vis­i­tor In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre and Sub­way will be as nor­mal.

Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil will re­pair the wall be­hind the Palace Back­packer Me­mo­rial in the Childers Arts Space from April 20.

Ac­cess to the me­mo­rial will be closed to mem­bers of the public for safety pur­poses.

Work is ex­pected to take about two to three weeks.

The public can con­tinue to ac­cess the ex­hi­bi­tion area dur­ing this time.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the mar­ket­ing and spon­sor­ship co-or­di­na­tor Erin Hawkins on 4130 4756 or Erin.Hawkins@bund­aberg.qld.gov.au.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

SIM­PLY EL­E­GANT: Con­stance and Gor­don Porter at the open­ing of An Ex­hi­bi­tion of El­e­gance at the Childers Art Space. The ex­hi­bi­tion is now on show at the Mt Perry Art Gallery un­til April 5.

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