Three Exhibitions at Artspace Mackay


Visit Artspace during the Mackay Festival of Arts and enjoy three fantastic exhibitions.

In the FIELD Engineers Gallery, Artspace Mackay’s 2018 Libris Awards showcases the very best in artists’ books. Hyperrealist painter John Honeywill’s show Hold this closely features a fascinating selection of still life paintings, and Brisbane artist Luke Mallie’s latest work on The Wall explores the poignant 2018 NAIDOC theme - Because of her, we can.

Holiday activities by thee indigenous artists
Tuesday, July 3 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
Artspace Mackay workshop room

Drop in to the gallery anytime during the July school holidays to enjoy free art and craft. Inspired by our local coastal environment, three Indigenous artists, Luke Mallie, Ed Rigby and Charlie Wicking, have designed a collection of art activities, including a paste-up mural, beach sculptures, drawing and collage, for the whole family to enjoy.

Lino cutting workshops: Join the collaborative jumbo print!
Choose from Sundays July 8, July 15 and July 22, 2018, 10am - 3pm
Mackay Town Hall Studio
$25 each, bookings essential

Be part of a class of 12 and make your own lino cut. Everyone from beginners to experienced artists, aged 14 to adults, will use lino tools to carve images, designs and patterns into their piece of lino. Once complete, each printing block will be joined together like a puzzle to make a jumbo-sized lino artwork that will be printed on The BIG PRINT! art day, Sunday the 29 July.

The big print! Day: Free family art activities
Sunday July 29, 2018, 1pm - 4pm
Artspace Mackay gallery and carpark

Bring your family for the great BIG PRINT! DAY. There’ll be lots to see and do, with loads of creative printing, stamping, rubbing, stenciling, invisible ink and photocopying activities throughout the gallery and out into the carpark. You can even watch local artists Brigitte Zimmerman, Traci Lietzke and Marilyn Bliss from the Jumbo Roller Print Project using a big, real-life steamroller to make really big, collaborative prints in the Artspace carpark!

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