The Art Oracle

As we boldly step into the month of March let’s make it our mantra to do the following:

• March into local galleries and admire what is on exhibition.
• March into your local art studio and sign up for creative courses 
• March confidently into new challenges  
• March into the Lennox Head Library and borrow books about art.

What’s on

The Lennox Art Collective – Guest Exhibitions at the Lennox Art Collective include:

Michelle Hartnett, Photographer, 1-14 March.
‘Natural Focus: a collection of beach and botanicals’ 

Yvette Avard, Christine Read and Narelle Bretherton.

An exhibition of portraits in photography, drawing and painting, 15-28 March. 
‘Raw Essence – a celebration of women’ Day, join us in a celebration of local women: raw, authentic, strong, diverse.

The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) 
The NRCG will be launching four exciting new exhibitions this month, opening Wednesday 13 March until 5 May.

‘To Be Seen’ by Karryn Argus
At a time when the selfie dominates personal photography and portrays the self as always happy and adventurous, even if the subject feels otherwise. (Karryn Argus Self Portrait above).

‘Coastal Living: A New Perspective’ by Sheree Nelson
Sheree Nelson’s photos are a representation of the North Coast, with the intention of guiding the viewer to take a deeper look and discover the content from a new perspective.

‘Ions’ by  Ben Bugden
Ben Bugden’s work is a somewhat abstract and deeply personal exploration of the infinite moods, beauty and healing power of the ocean.

‘Beyond the Image’ by Richard Tabaka
Beyond the Image presents four transformations of one original artifact. These four transformations are the manifestation of invisible, inherent neglected site of digital registration.

March confidently into new creative challenges –
The Young Archie

Are you a young creative who loves creating portraits? If you are aged between 5 and 18 years, we encourage you to become involved in The Young Archie Portrait Prize, with an opportunity to have your art on exhibition at the Lismore Regional Gallery alongside the prestigious Archibald Portrait Prize in April. Entry forms are now available on the Gallery website and in the Gallery. Entries close 20 March 2019.

March into your local art studio to learn new skills

Classes available at the Lennox Art Collective:

* Mondays – Narelle Bretherton, morning classes
* Tuesdays – Fiona Reddoch, home schooling art classes, adults art classes, after school art classes
* Wednesdays – Christine Read, 9.30-12.30, drawing and painting. $15 per hour or $35 for 3 hours
* Saturday 9 March – Christine Read, Painting Water, 9.30-3.30, $70

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