Opening exhibitions at Gallery DownTown

Tetralogy: profiling the four collection areas The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre collection features works across four areas: Australian portraits; artworks of regional relevance; Australian artists’ prints and the life and work of Margaret Olley. The Tetralogy exhibition at Gallery DownTown features over 20 works by local artists from the Tweed Regional Gallery’s collection…

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Metamorphosis – an exhibition of works by resident studio artists

Metamorphosis is an exhibition of new works by M-Arts studio artists Ben Smith, Justin Ealand, Arna Baartz, Liana McCluskey, Amelia Reid, Wendy Powitt, Nikki Shipard, Mitchell Schultz, Judy Oakenfull, Jill Dawson and Lisa Arronis. Metamorphosis is on in the downstairs gallery until 28 January 2019.

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Power in Abstraction

I woke up this morning with abstract art on my mind. After making dozens of inky abstract artworks last night and struggling to find the ‘feeling’ I see in the masters works over YEARS, I’m beginning to understand something about the nature and power of abstract art. The truth is it really is not a…

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Honouring The Mark

I will tell you the best thing that happens in my art workshops. It is something like magic and makes me feel so good ! This magical thing is the product of presence and appreciation, you see, where my students are concerned, I allow myself to see value in every mark, so as the facilitator…

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