31 July 2015

"Australian Icons"

The Childers Visual Arts Group will be exhibiting in “Australian Icons” at the Gin Gin Courthouse Gallery.  The exhibition season runs from Saturday August 15th to Thursday September 24th, 2015.  The Opening Ceremony will take place on Saturday August 15th at 2p.m. with Cr. Judy Peters as guest speaker.   This exhibition consists of artwork depicting the many Australian Icons identified with this country.  From Akubra hats and stockmen, birdlife and thongs to the twelve apostles and songs.

The artwork is in various media such as: acrylic, pastel, mixed media, and wool.  With sculptures in clay, Hebel brick and wood and paper mache.

The artists have been working for a number of months creating work for their exhibition.  There is some artwork which has been completed by individuals and some are joint efforts. 

The group gathers every Thursday for painting and clay sculpting under the supervision of Alice McLaughlin in Apple Tree Creek. 

The Gallery is open Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.