Taking art to worldly canvas
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.