EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
GRAMPIANS TEXTURE | Sat 16 Mar 2019 – Thu 21 Mar 2019
Grampians Texture 19 is where you can develop your interest in fibre arts and textiles. An opportunity to work with Australian and international textile tutors in two, four and six day workshops.
Fantastic Australian and international tutors cover topics of felting, jewellery, print making, books, dyeing, knitting, leather, stitching by hand and machine, fabric and fibre.
Grampians Arts Market Place
At Grampians Texture Market Place there will be lots of supplies for artists, art books and materials, hand dyed yarns and threads, specialty papers, designer fabric, vintage kiminos and buttons and lots more.
Red Rock Books, Dairing, FibreWorks, Spiral Design, House of Cloth, KroaftKolour, The Button Lady, Oh My God, FeltFine, Flash - Scissor and Knife Sharpening, Open Drawer will be all selling as part of the Grampians Texture week in Halls Gap. An opportunity to stock up on lots of great supplies.
Artist in Residence Caroline Hawkins
Over the week of Grampians Texture, Caroline Hawkins will be working at the Halls Gap Community Centre - at the Grampian Arts Market Place.
Participating as artist in residence at Grampians Texture 2019, Victorian Surf Coast artist Caroline Hawkins will provide opportunities for visitors to delight in the variety of applications that can be drawn from plant materials, fabric and wool remnants and found materials.
Caroline will demonstrate basketry and animal wrapping alongside a display of her work. You are welcome to join in some making with her.
THE WIMMERA PLAINS | Sat 02 Mar 2019 – Sun 19 May 2019
Drawing inspiration from Sydney Nolan’s watercolour Wimmera 1942, held by the Horsham Regional Art Gallery Collection, local artists from the Makers’ Gallery & Studio respond to the vast beauty of the iconic Wimmera plains. Using various mediums and craft, from drawing and painting to tapestry, these artists explore the intricate details of botanical forms as well as the sweeping gestures and character of this distinctive landscape.
PENSHURST ART EXHIBITION | Fri 22 Mar 2019 – Sun 24 Mar 2019
Penshurst Creative Arts Inc. presents the 2019 Penshurst Art Exhibition. Annual Art Exhibition where paintings and drawings are on display with some available for sale over the weekend. Categories include Best in Watercolour, Acrylic, Oil, Drawing, Pencil, Charcoal, Ink, Pastel and Best in Show.