URBAN ARTISTS IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

An exhibition by Pamela Palma, Vicki West and Marisa Battaglini. The Townsville Art Society has held an annual or biannual Arts exhibition since its inception, and The Townsville Art Society’s Awards Exhibition is now a major exhibition in the cultural life of the City. Held…

EPHEMERA

This event was established by Townsville City Council in 2001, providing regional artists an opportunity to showcase their talent within a national arena. Ephemera presents ‘ephemeral’ works for the short-lived exhibition of nine days and nights, encouraging artists to use inexpensive materials. This…

CENTRE OF THE CENTRE

Centre of the Centre is a major new commission by Australian-born, Paris-based contemporary artist Mel O’Callaghan that traces the origins of life and its regenerative forces, iterated through video, performance and sculpture. The catalyst for this new body of work is one small…

DOUBLE VISION

Artists Carole Howlett and Anne McLaughlin present the exhibition of new works in Double Vision - Two Artists- Two Perspectives. The exhibition from these popular award-winning artists contains a variety of all new works. The exhibition at Art at Jezzine, Jezzine Barracks North…

ANN BARTHOLOMEUSZ – SHIFT

This exhibition presents the results of the artist’s three-month residency in the Makerspace, presented in partnership with PressNorth Printmakers. Image: Ann Bartholomeusz, Sugar Shaker, digital print, 21 x 29cm.

CAROLYN CRAIG & DAMIAN DILLON: (DIS)LOCATION

(Dis)Location examines the intangibility of affect over Australia’s post-colonial landscape. In the visual arts, this is a context where the landscape is considered as a set of inter-relations between body and space, inhabitation and other cultural metaphors. The landscape serves as a site…

MARTINA AH SAM – KWATYE

This exhibition presents new paintings by artist Martina Ah Sam. The artist is from Eastern Arrente and Kalkadoon Country but is now based in Townsville. The exhibition title ‘Kwatye’ (pronounced ‘quarchar’) refers to water in the artist’s Arrunta language. Images:  Martina Ah Sam, Rock…

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ART EXHIBITION

This exhibition is about the dreams and hopes of people who experience mental illness.   For all artists, painting can be a form of freedom and escape. It is the same for these artists from the mental health service. Their art is an expression of…