Cel­e­brate legacy of women and art

Sunshine Coast Daily - Caloundra Weekly - - LIFE LOCAL LIFE -

THE legacy of prom­i­nent fe­male artists who were also en­vi­ron­men­tal cam­paign­ers will be cel­e­brated dur­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion in Caloun­dra ti­tled Wild/flower Women II: Art, En­vi­ron­ment and Ac­tivism.

As­so­ciate Pro­fes­sor Sue Davis is co-cu­ra­tor (along with Nina Shad­forth) and will also con­trib­ute an Any­where The­atre per­for­mance on May 19 ti­tled Wild­flow­er­ing: Women who

changed the world through

art, fea­tur­ing the writ­ing of Kath­leen McArthur and Ju­dith Wright.

Ms Sturm is con­tribut­ing art­works for the ex­hi­bi­tion, which will be on show at Caloun­dra Re­gional Gallery from May 3 to June 17.

This new ex­hi­bi­tion cel­e­brates the legacy of Queens­land women who have used their art and artistry to care and pro­tect the coun­try.

In as­so­ci­a­tion with the Wild/flower Women

ex­hi­bi­tion, a one-day sym­po­sium is also be­ing held on Mon­day, June 11 as well as a wide range of work­shops and events, in­clud­ing the Any­where The­atre pro­duc­tion on Satur­day, May 19.

For any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about the ex­hi­bi­tion and Wild/flower

Women ac­tiv­i­ties see the website: www.wild­flower women.net.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

CRE­ATIVES: Sue Davis (front) and Bet­tina Wal­ter 'wild­flow­er­ing'.

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