News, Exhibitions, Artist Opportunities from the Print Council of Australia

Newsletter #4

Through our regular newsletters, the Print Council of Australia aims to keep members informed about upcoming exhibitions, opportunities and other print related news.

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Upcoming workshops at Freestone Press

Relief printing workshop

Learn the basics of relief printmaking with Gillian Kline at this 1 day workshop at the Freestone Press studio workshop. Gillian will take you through the process of producing a finished linocut from an image of your choice.

Date: Saturday October 13, 9.30am - 4.30pm. 10 places only - bookings essential.

Cost: $150. Fee covers all materials plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, catered by the Riverstone Café.

Bookmaking workshop

Come on a journey with Gali Weiss at this 2 day workshop with Freestone Press. Workshop includes an artist's talk and Gali's own work will be available for purchase on Saturday 3 November from 5pm.

Date: Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November. 10 places only - bookings essential.

Cost: $330. Fee covers all materials plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, catered by the Riverstone Café. Fees payable in cash only on first day of workshop before 9.30am.

For more information contact Gillian Kline on 0408514560 or
Freestone Press: 556 Freestone Creek Rd, Briagolong, Vic, 3860

Member exhibitions

Beyond the transit of Venus

When: 9-19 October 2012
Opening - Saturday 13 October 12.00-2.00 pm

Where: The Gallery,
K Block, Hornsby College
205 Pacific Highway, Hornsby, NSW

Class Action - A tribute to Ruth Faerber

When: 14 October - 2 November Opening - Sunday 14 October from 4.00-6.00 pm

Where: Lane Cove Music and Cultural Centre
266 Longueville Road, cnr River Road
Lane Cove, NSW

Retrospective at Fire Station Print Studio

Celebrating 21 years of printmaking

When: 10-21 October 2012
Opening 21st birthday Party - Saturday 13 October, 6.00-10.00 pm

Where: Fire Station Print Studio
2 Willis Street, Armadale, Vic, 3143

Residency Opportunity

The University of Ballarat School of Education Arts has an Artist in Residency position available in the Printmaking department for Semester 1, 2013. The University is calling all printmakers to submit an Expression of Interest.

The Artist in Residency gives the successful artist 7 day a week access to the printmaking department to create their own body of work. The residency does not include accommodation, but a grant for materials up to the value of $600 is available upon application.

The residency is available from March 1 to June 30 2013 with possible extension. Outcomes to be agreed upon with the University, but may include an exhibition at the University gallery with artist's talk.

Expressions of Interest to Peter Pilven – Co-ordinator Visual Arts Programme before December 1 2012. Email

IMAGE: I've got something to tell you former featured print by Kathy Boyle

Call for artists

WAYZGOOSE 2013 Canada

Call for artists - for more information check the official website

Deadline: 16 November 2012

IMAGE: In the Eye of the Beholder former featured print by Penny Peckham

Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2012

Deadline: 31 October 2012

For full details check the website

IMAGE: Anthony former featured print by Carol Ann Fitzgerald

Art auction

2012 Artists for Kids Culture art auction

When: Sunday 14 October 2012 - registration from 12.30pm; auction commences at 2.30pm

Where: Brightspace Gallery, 8 Martin St, St Kilda
Exhibit open daily 12.00–6.00pm from Wednesday 10 October until auction day

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