GRAPHIC TENDENCIES: WORKS FROM THE CITY OF TOWNSVILLE ART COLLECTION

The Townsville region has long been the home of many artists deeply invested in graphic practices, art that uses the visual elements for immediate and satisfying results. 

With a strong commitment to drawing, which has been translated into disciplines such as printmaking, painting and photography, Townsville and North Queensland artists and collectors have helped shape the City of Townsville Art Collection to include a range of visually dynamic works. a selection of which are presented here. 

Graphic Tendencies includes works by Davida Allen, Garry Andrews, Vincent Bray, George Baldessin, Barbara Cheshire, John Firth-Smith, Christian Flynn, George Gittoes, Robert Jacks, Scott Redford, Margaret Wilson and many more. Curated by Jonathan McBurnie.

 

Image: Ian Smith, The Meaning Beyond the Sign – The Truth Behind the Ad  [detail], 2002, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 107 x 144cm.

Collection of the City of Townsville. Purchased from Heiser Gallery, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.

 

Date

30 Apr 2021 - 08 Aug 2021
Ongoing...

Time

Gallery opening times: Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm Saturday - 10am-1pm Closed Sunday - Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free

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