Featuring the stories of local Special Seniors, prepared and presented by Year 9 students of Tannum Sands State High School to celebrate Seniors Week in Queensland (19-27 August 2017).
Official opening and launch of the publication by Cr Matt Burnett, Mayor Gladstone Region and guest speakers, 1pm Thursday 24 August 2017. A light lunch will be served from 12pm.
Nominated Special Seniors are
Often fondly referred to as "The heart of Gladstone", Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in August 2017. Going strong since 1967, QAL has worked in partnership with the community since the beginning of construction until today to assist in the growth and development of the Gladstone Region.
Grounded, a commission by Glasgow Life for Festival 2014, XX Commonwealth Games, is the seventh exhibition in Judith Parrott’s Place Matters series. Grounded presents the outcome of two residencies; one in the Gaelic speaking Outer Hebrides of Scotland and the other with the Australian Aboriginal nations of the Central Australian desert and the plains of Western Queensland.
Award-winning artist, Beryl Wood, combines her love of art and fashion to present nineteen wearable-art garments.
Wearable Art: Another corner of my mind is a touring exhibition from the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum. It has been selected as one of the profile exhibitions at the Queensland Winter Craft Festival on show at the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery during July 2017.
Familiar faces of both past and present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Elders and their families are currently on display. The exhibition showcases a section of Gooreng Gooreng, Byellee and Toolooa family photographs from the Gallery & Museum's historical archives.
Led by local artist, Katrina Elliott and facilitator, Melena McKeown, Four Yarns is a follow-on from The Link Project that began in 2009 as collaboration between older and younger generations of local Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island people. Four Yarns furthers its mission to instil the importance of sharing culture through oral history recordings.
An innovative exchange of contemporary prints created for the 2012 and 2016 Pacific Perimeter Print Exchanges. Both print series’ have been shown internationally, showcasing a variety of printmaking techniques including traditional, digital and variable edition monoprints, on A4 size archival paper. The series features artists from USA, Japan, New Zealand, Vanuatu and Australia.