2018 Art Awards: Artist Talks

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Local artist Claudia Wehrli, The Newprint HRG Award winner, with Ben and Megan Hughes, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, 2018. Photograph: E. Korotkaia

2018 Art Awards: Artist Talks

FREE PUBLIC PROGRAM

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Length: 10:30am - 12:30

Location: Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum

Cost: FREE

Age group: Open to all ages

Availability: RSVP by 5pm, Friday 9 November 2018 by calling the Gallery & Museum on 4976 6766 or emailing gragm@gladstone.qld.gov.au

Six Award winning local artists will feature at this year's Art Awards: Artist Talks, from 10.30am, Saturday 10 November 2018. This FREE program is run in conjunction with 'The 43rd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2018' which are currently on display at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum until December 9.

This year's speakers are:

  • Jasmine Prasser: Winner of Section 4: Digital Works, The Crow Street Creative Award, for her work ‘Twelve’.
  • Erin Dunne: Winner of Section 2: Works on Paper, The Creative Gladstone Region Inc. Award, for her work ‘Sprinkler Poems’.
  • Allen Craigie: Winner of The Local Murri Artist Award, Sponsored by Elizabeth & Leo Zussino, for his work ‘Community’.
  • Kristel Kelly: Winner of The Installers Choice Award, Sponsored by Laureen Tkacik, for her work ‘The wall in ‘my’ room’.
  • Claudia Wehrli: Winner of Section 3: Three Dimensional & Fibre Works, The Newprint HRG Award, for her work ‘Safe as long as you stay put’.
  • Ainslie McMahon: Winner of The Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Award, for her work ‘Drought in the Lucky Country’.

These six talented artists will each present a discussion on their work, preferred techniques, backgrounds and creative processes. The talks aim to highlight these artists' practices, while delivering a meaningful and engaging program to the community.  

All are welcome to attend the FREE Art Awards: Artist Talks, with audience questions encouraged.