(FREE) Drop-In Colour Block Workshop
with Murrawarri artist, Dr Virginia Keft
Sat Dec 10 10:00 AM
In this drop-in activity you are invited to design and create bright, colourful creations inspired by our two exhibitions Robyn Caughlan and the 30th Annual Mil-Pra AECG Exhibition & Art Prize. You will be guided by Murriwarri artist Dr Virginia Keft, whose artwork is included in the Mil-Pra AECG Exhibition and Art prize. Explore colour, texture, and design by cutting, tearing, layering, and experimenting with mixed media and textiles.
The drop-in activity will introduce participants to themes of place, Country and nature to create a vibrant and personal collage artwork. The activity will run between 10- 1 pm in our Turbine Hall and is suitable for anyone who enjoys being creative.
Dr. Virginia Keft is a proud Murrawarri woman. She is a multi-disciplinary contemporary Aboriginal artist, curator, speaker, and award-winning researcher with over 25 years’ experience working in the Arts Sector. Virginia brings an open and collaborative approach to her arts and curatorial practice. Reflected in Virginia’s work is her deep respect for culture, Country, and community. Her work is included in public and private collections and institutions, both nationally and internationally. She is the founder and curator of bangawarra Art Yarns for older and Elder mob at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia. Virginia gained her PhD from the University of Wollongong, along with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (BCA), and a Bachelor of Arts (BA - Class 1 Honours).
Date: Saturday 10th December
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Run Time: 3 hours
Classification: Drop-in activity
Age Suitability: All
Location: Casula powerhouse Arts Centre, Turbine Hall
Capacity: Drop-In activity
Ticket Price/s: Free