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Exhibition Opening – ‘ROS AULD: Adventures in Ceramics’

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You are invited to the opening of
‘ROS AULD: Adventures in Ceramics’
from 6pm on Friday 13 December 2019
by Kon Gouriotis OAM, Editor, Artist Profile Magazine

Join Ros Auld and fellow artist and collaborator, Tim Winters in conversation at 5:30pm prior to the opening.

FREE, everyone welcome.

‘Ros Auld: Adventures in Ceramics’ opens in conjunction with ‘Bill Moseley: A Lake, a Forest and the Dark Voice of the Sea’.

This is a Family Friendly Opening with free educator-led art making activities, an animated film and snacks for primary-aged children. Places are limited and bookings (for children’s activities) are essential.

Bookings and more information here: https://orgfamilyfriendlyopening.eventbrite.com.au

Image: Ros Auld, ‘Remnant Landscape’ 2012 ceramic
Photo Rob Little

Artist Talk – Ros Auld and Tim Winters

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Join Ros Auld and fellow artist and collaborator, Tim Winters in conversation prior to the opening of ‘Ros Auld: Adventures in Ceramics’

From 5:30pm Friday 13 December 2019

This is a Family Friendly Opening event with free educator-led art making activities, an animated film and snacks for primary-aged children. Places are limited and bookings (for children’s activities) are essential.

Bookings and more information here: https://orgfamilyfriendlyopening.eventbrite.com.au

Image: Ros Auld and Tim Winter collaboration, ‘Remembering Tibooburra’ 2004, fired paper and clay

Fold & Stitch – Book Art Workshop with artist, Avril Makula

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10am – 4pm, Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December 2019
West Room, Orange Regional Gallery (149 Byng St, Orange)
$150 ($115 for FORG Members*) including materials, notes and refreshments.

Ever wondered how to make a Turkish map fold, a snake book, a Columbus cube, a pants book, a leporello or a double concertina? Learn these and more in this two-day, hands-on workshop with participating Artist and Co-curator of Place, Avril Makula.
Discover how simple but effective folding and stitching techniques can be used to make notebooks, journals and artists’ books. Suitable for all levels, you will have finished work to take home, as well as skills, ideas and plenty of food for thought for future projects.

visit https://foldandstitch.eventbrite.com.au to book.
Become a FORG member from just $25.00 a year (single). Visit: https://org.nsw.gov.au/friends/

Image: Flowerfold by Avril Makula

Life Drawing Workshop with artist, Heather Vallance

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Develop your observational skill in this one day life drawing workshop with Canowindra
artist Heather Vallance. Ticket price includes morning tea, drawing materials and life
model.

10:00am – 4:00pm, Saturday 16 November 2019
West Room, Orange Regional Gallery, 149 Byng Street, Orange
$110 ($95 FORG Members)

Become a FORG member from just $25.00 a year (single). Visit: https://org.nsw.gov.au/friends/
Image: Heather Vallance, See a fi ne lady upon a white horse (detail)

Workshop: Fold and Stitch – Artists’ Books with Avril Makula

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Ever wondered how to make a Turkish map fold, a snake book, a Columbus cube, a pants book, a leporello or a double concertina? Learn these and more in this two-day, hands-on workshop with participating artist and co-curator of ‘Place’, Avril Makula.

Discover how simple but effective folding and stitching techniques can be used to make notebooks, journals and artists’ books. Suitable for all levels, you will have finished work to take home, as well as skills, ideas and plenty of food for thought for future projects.

This workshop has limited places to allow for one-on-one support

West Room, Orange Regional Gallery
$150 ($115 for FORG Members*)
including materials, notes and refreshments.

Become a FORG member from just $25.00 a year (single). Visit: https://org.nsw.gov.au/friends/
Image: Flowerfold by Avril Makula

Q&A with Matt Ottley and Margrete Lamond – The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness

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5:30pm for 6pm Friday 4 October 2019
Orange Regional Gallery, 149 Byng Street Orange
Free event. Light refreshments will be served

Join artist Matt Ottley and curator and founder of Dirt Lane Press, Margrete Lamond for a musical presentation and informal discussion of The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness; an exhibition of works created by Ottley as a point of entry to speaking publicly about the stigma and experience of living with a psychotic illness.

Matt Ottley: The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness (14 Sep – 13 Oct) is an Orange Regional Gallery exhibition curated by Margrete Lamond. Works represent a selection of images from an illustrated book for young adult readers to be published by Dirt Lane Press Inc.

Image: Matt Ottley, I Am Loathing, mixed media

Animation Workshop with artist, Arlo Mountford

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When: 10:30am – 12:00pm Saturday 28 September 2019
Where: West Room, Orange Regional Gallery, 149 Byng Street Orange
Ages: 15+
Cost: $20

Take inspiration for Arlo Mountford’s exhibition Deep Revolt at Orange Regional Gallery and learn how to create your own animations using collage, charcoal and a smart phone/ipad.

Please note that this workshop requires participants to bring a digital hand-held device (iPhone or Android phone/ipad) and to download the free app ‘Stop Motion Studio’ (available for Android and Apple) prior to attending.

Tickets via Eventbrite: https://arlomountfordanimation.eventbrite.com.au

Image: Arlo Mountford, Walking the Line (still), 2013, dual channel HD digital animation, 4 channel surround sound, 14:37 minutes. Edition of 5. Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria for Melbourne Now. Image courtesy the artist and Sutton Gallery Melbourne.

Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk – DAVID GRIGGS: BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN

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Join us for the opening of BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN, a survey exhibition of works by acclaimed Australian artist David Griggs.

For the last 10 years Griggs has resided in the Philippines and has created a significant body of work traversing painting, photography and film that reveals the social hierarchies and underground culture of his adopted home. BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN brings together key works produced during this time and is the first major Australian survey of this leading artist’s practice, including the premiere of Griggs’ feature film, COWBOY COUNTRY.

To be opened by Rachel Arndt, Gallery Programs and Touring Exhibitions Manager, M&GNSW

David Griggs will present an artist talk at 5:30pm prior to the opening from 6pm

FREE, everyone welcome

Exhibition Dates: 3 August to 29 September 2019

This exhibition will open in conjunction with ‘Andrew Antoniou: Curtain Call’ and ‘Raw Language: Esotericism in Outsider Art’

Gallery School Holiday Workshop – Hug Bugs & Cuddle Monsters

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HUG BUGS & CUDDLE MONSTERS with Cecilie Knowles
Friday 19 July 2019, 10am – 12pm
Ages 6+
Cost: $25 – Bookings Essential
West Room, Orange Regional Gallery

Taking inspiration from Catherine Newton’s glass work in Mum’s Hug young artists will design their own ‘Hug Bug’ or ‘Cuddle Monster’ using paint pens. Children will transfer their design onto a fabric cushion/softie they can take home and HUG. The workshop will include a mini tour of the exhibition.

Gallery School Holiday Workshop – Soft Sculpture

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SOFT SCULPTURE with Cecilie
Thursday 18 July 2019, 10am – 1:00pm
Ages 11+
Cost: $25
West Room, Orange Regional Gallery

Create your own soft sculpture using re-purposed fabric, wool and felt in this 3 hour workshop for older children/teens. Learn basic hand and machine sewing construction techniques and how to use embroidery to create detail. Each student will design and start a sculpture they can finished at home. All materials are supplied but students should bring along a small selection of scrap fabric (old clothing, fabric off-cuts etc) that can be shared amongst the group.