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Arts trail injected with Tacking Tough Times funding

Thanks to the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal's Tackling Tough Times Together program, the Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail is one of 36 community-led projects that is celebrating the news that they will be sharing in $1.3 million of funding. Arts trail founder Rosy Chapman worked closely with member for Southern Downs, James [...]

By |2020-08-31T16:48:10+10:00August 28th, 2020|Art Trail News, Media|0 Comments

The Graniteers — Ukelele Group

The Graniteers are a dedicated local group of ukulele players who meet every Friday afternoon to sing and play. Winners and place getters in the public section of the National Busking Championships held in Stanthorpe over the past three years, the group is often seen and heard at local events. The uke is a very [...]

By |2020-08-31T07:38:45+10:00August 27th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments

Emily Coelli — Watercolourist

Emily Coelli is a young emerging artist who has a special interest in watercolour portraiture. Each intriguing image she paints eludes a magical, mystical feel and is achieved by using a fresh underworked technique. The images Emily paints also depict a surreal element, as she brings in unexpected imagery and colours to her portraits. What's [...]

By |2020-08-31T07:56:03+10:00August 27th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments

Judi Pidgeon — Watercolourist

Watercolour is my preferred medium, loving the results gained by the flow of water and paint. I have been tutored by many top Australian artists over the years and have a fascination with the effect of light and detail to capture and re-create the images. I have developed a style of painting with detail and [...]

By |2020-08-31T08:18:39+10:00August 27th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments

Granite Belt Arts Hub and Meeting Place

The Granite Belt Arts Hub is a not-for-profit collective of Indigenous and other artists who work together to share and showcase their work to art enthusiasts from the local area and beyond. These artists work across many mediums, from modern digital technologies to ancient crafts. Members range in age from young people to elders and [...]

By |2020-08-31T10:09:03+10:00August 27th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments

Jen Martin — Indigenous Artist

Jen's art style depicts her values, beliefs and relationship with all living creatures and features of environment. She is a traditional woman from the Southern Downs. Jen has learned and practiced her culture over the last 29 years from her elders. Her art practice is influenced by country, stories, songs, traditional learnings and being part [...]

By |2020-08-27T17:10:12+10:00August 25th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments

RZ Art  — Watercolourist

Extensive travel has given Roz an appreciation of how beautiful the world is and how culture affects creative arts whether the population live in the desert, a rainforest, a city, rural areas, mountainous, frozen or island regions. The influence of art appreciation and art creation leads her to explore her love of colour and form [...]

By |2020-08-25T17:36:20+10:00August 25th, 2020|Artists|0 Comments