Tak­ing art to worldly can­vas

Townsville Bulletin - - Inside Today -

NEW HORI­ZONS: Ali­son McDon­ald has been awarded a pres­ti­gious schol­ar­ship TOWNSVILLE arti s t Ali­son McDon­ald is set to take her can­vas cre­ations abroad af­ter re­ceiv­ing a pres­ti­gious schol­ar­ship in the United King­dom.

Ms McDon­ald was re­cently of­fered a three-month res­i­dency by the award-win­ning Aberys­t­wyth Arts Cen­tre.

Based on the grounds of the Univer­sity of Aberys­t­wyth in west Wales, the cen­tre fea­tures a cre­ative in­dus­tries stu­dio com­plex which en­ables artists from around the world to live, work, and ex­hibit their art work.

The lo­cal tal­ent is set to share her knowl­edge with other pro­fes- sional artists from around the world. Ms McDon­ald said she was ex­cited about tak­ing her tal­ent on the road.

‘‘ This is a fan­tas­tic op­por­tu­nity for me to im­merse my­self in art a w a y f r o m e v e r y d a y d i s trac­tions, a clear piece of time and space to ex­plore ,’’ she said.

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