Childers artist on display
LOCAL artists Alice McLaughlin and Kym Connell’s exhibition, titled Centrefold, will open on April 12 at Childers Arts Space.
Inspired by the landscape of central Australia, the pair recorded their journey by sketching what they saw in their six-week adventure.
Members of the Childers Visual Arts Group were very successful in this year’s Bundaberg Arts Festival, held at the civic centre in Bundaberg from March 5–12.
Alice McLaughlin received a first prize in the Abstract section and a highly commended in the Dr Cora Zyp Sculpture Award.
Christine Wheatland gained a highly commended in the Alexandra Park Medical Centre “Sunshine and Happy” Award and also in the Dr Jai “Beach Surfing” Award.
Marilyn Murray gained a highly commended in the Mayoral Award “Farm Life”, while Kym Connell received highly commended in the CQUniversity Award.
Childers felt artist Glen Soper will run aWet Felting workshop at her Redridge home on Thursday, April 21, from 9am to 1.30pm.
Numbers for this workshop are limited and anyone interested in making a booking should phone Glen on 4126 8392.
On the lastWednesday of the month, join a guided and informal tour through the current exhibitions at the Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery.
The free event encourages visitors to the region to see local art and showcases local talent. Groups are welcome and no bookings are required.
For further information,
phone 4130 4750
Exciting new craft classes are set for later this month as BRAG opens its doors to three wonderful workshops: screen printing on April 22, clay bead necklaces on May 13 and new vintage furniture on June 24.
For more information,
A gala dinner and catwalk parade will be held showcasing the brilliant work and design of Akira Isogawa, curated by Charlotte Smith from The Darnell Collection. For further information, phone 4130 4750.
LOCAL TALENT: Artist Alice McLaughlin is preparing for a grand opening in Childers.