JEFF MINCHAM: CERAMICS
Gallery 1 & 2
25 November -- 23 January
Official opening: Friday 26 November, 6.30pm
Opening Speaker: Christine Ballinger, Creative Programs and Planning Manager, Sunshine Coast Council
Jeff Mincham is one of Australia's most prominent and influential ceramic artists with a career spanning more then 30 years. With a reputation for monumental vessels, Mincham draws on his connection with passion for the South Australian countryside where he lives and works. His exceptional skills and extraordinary body of work are being honoured by Object Gallery through their Living Treasurers: Masters of Australian Craft series.
THE HEART OF THE MATTER
Gallery 3: Tanya Van Ierssel
The Heart of the Matter presents Tanya Van Ierssel's extended exploration of anything heart related or associated with life, loss, grief, love, memories and repressed emotions. The searching for and collecting of outcast rubbish, recycled objects and forgotten materials has been the source of imagination and invention, and forms the core of Tanya's intimate selection of pieces. 'I have transposed fragments of my memories, experiences, family myths and stories into real space, away from the anonymity of private experience.' The work seeks to articulate the experiences of life and the impermanence and fragility of our human existence.
Noosa Regional Gallery
Art Over Coffee with Jeff Mincham
Saturday 27 November 2010, 11.00am--12.00pm, $12.00 per person, includes morning tea
'Up in Smoke' FREE Ceramic Workshop
with Michael Ciaverella
Saturday 27 November 2010, 1.00pm--3.00pm.
Jeff Mincham Workshop
Monday 29 November 2010, 10.00am--4.00pm
$65.00 per person / $45 student concession (includes all materials). Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to work with Jeff in a full day workshop at the TAFE Tewantin Campus.
Sunday 5 December 2010, 11.00am--2.00pm,
free children's art activities.
Christmas School Holiday Workshops
Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December 2010, 10.30am--12.00pm, $15.00 per workshop, for 6--12 year olds
School Holiday Workshops
8--12 year olds: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 January 2011, 1.00pm--3.00pm, $20.00 per workshop. 4--7 year olds: Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 January 2011, 1.30pm--3.00pm, $15.00 per workshop
QAG Kids Summer Festival
Saturday 15 January 2011, 11.00am--2.00pm, free event.
Creative Adult Workshops
Workshop1: Saturday 29 January 2011, 10.00am--12.30pm.
Workshop 2: Saturday 29 January 2011, 1.00pm--3.30pm.
CHRISTMAS CLOSING TIMES:
The Gallery will be closed from 1.00pm, Friday 24 December 2010 and will re-open 10.00am, Wednesday 5 January 2011.
Noosa Regional Gallery would like to thank Campaign Group for supporting the offical opening event.
Jeff Mincham: Ceramics is supported by Object's National Exhibitions Strategy funded by the Australia Council and is supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by providing funding assistance for the development and touring of Australian cultural material across Australia. Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Object is assisted by the New South Wales Government through Arts NSW, and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Header: Jeff Mincham, detail, Dry Lake, 2008--09, photo: Grant Hancock. The Heart of the Matter: Tanya Van Ierssel, The Heart of the Matter, 2009, photo: Tanya Van Ierssel. Public Program: Jeff Mincham, photo: Grant Hancock
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