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Re-Register: Australian Women Sculptors from the Women’s Art Register by Julia Boros with the Women’s Art Register

Exhibition date for your diaries 
Julia Boros has been an active member of Sunshine Print Artspace since its inception. She was a member on the establishment Committee of Management and continued to be an active member often accessing the textile print space and more recently ran a workshop for our annual Open Studio weekend. We are excited to tell you all about her upcoming exhibition at the Women’s Art Register.  A great chance to see her work and what is possible at SPA.
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6pm to 8pm
Richmond Town Hall
L1, 333 Bridge Road Richmond

This is the inaugural artist-in-residence exhibition for the Women’s Art Register. The artist has explored the 1978 research project: Profile of Australian Women Sculptors 1860-1960.

This exhibition is presented across Richmond Town Hall and Richmond Library as part of Yarra City Council’s exhibition program at Richmond Town Hall, Richmond Library, Fitzroy Library and Bargoonga Nganjin North Fitzroy Library.  For further details, visit Yarra City Arts.

Image credit:
Julia Boros Unknown Hands 2019, naturally dyed perforated paper, print paste and thread.Image: Tim Gresham

 

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SPA Open Studio & Craft Cubed Festival!

craft_cubed_insta_2.jpgWe are very excited to announce that SPA has been included in the 2019 Craft Cubed Festival.

As part of the festival, we will be holding our annual Open Studio weekend on 24th and 25th August. SPA Members can submit work which will be exhibited over the weekend int the Fundere Gallery.

We will also be running print demonstrations, block print a teatowel workshop and a session on Cyanotypes. Bookings can be made on our workshop page .

If you are a SPA member and you would like to show your work or volunteer to assist us part of the Open Studio

The studio is located on the same premises as the Fundere Foundry and visitors to the site will also be able to tour the foundry to learn about bronze casting.

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Only 5 more sleeps to the Art Auction of the year!

We are very excited to announce that we have over 90 original artworks which have been generously donated by over 70 Australian Artists. We also have one late uncatlogued donation by Richard Grace from Northern Exposure Framers in Geelong. This artwork is an oil on paper by artist Ann Hall(1972). 

You can  view the online catalogue HERE.

Join us for a great night and your chance to support SPA.

Saturday 4th May. Preview  from 5:30pm Auction 7:00pm sharp.

Huge thank you to the following artists for their ongoing support.

Greg Ades, Stephen Armstrong, Robin Astley, Graeme Altman, John Barcham, Sebastion Berto, Julia Boros, Godwin Bradbeer, Annette Cook, Jessica Charlotte, Sarah crowEst, Emma Davies, Jo Darvall, Yvonne Day, Sian Dodd, Joseph Doggett Williams, Phillip Doggett-Williams, Tommy Doggett-Williams, Ross Digby, David Frazer, George Friml, Andrew Ferguson, Peter Ferguson, Joel Gailer, Gina Gascoigne, Ann Hall, Imogen Hall, Shelley Hannigan, Remen Hammond, Richard Harding, Peter Hutchinson, William Kelly, Martin King, Arthur Kokkinos, Vietta Korren-Steele, Jimmy Langer, Sal Lolicato, Sean Loughrey, Chris Ingham, Julia Raath, Kate Rhode, Geoffrey Ricardo, Fleur Rendell, Darren McDonald, Simon Moore, Mirella Moirisklavou, John Murray, Mike Nicholls, Annabel Nowlan, Ted Powell, Ann Ryan, Tony Scott, Mark Schaller, Adrian Spurr, Heather Shimmen, Judi Singleton, Risto Stanovski, Vivienne Tate, David Thomas Andrew Trollope Stephen Twohig, Vivienne Tate, David Wallage, Jade Walsh, Oleh Witer.

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Annual Fundraiser – $50000 Target

Over 50 Australian Artists have donated works which will support SPA in our attempts to raise $50,000. This ambitious target will enable us to continue to develop our creative programs, fund operational overheads and further consolidate our vision within the community!

Please join us on Saturday 4th May Preview from 6pm.

Download Full Catalogue here: 2019 SPA Auction Catalogue

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Invitation to attend the SPA Fundraiser Art Auction May 4th.

You are invited to attend the Sunshine Print Artspace Fundraiser Auction

WHEN:           Auction 4 May 2019

                          Registration 5 – 6.30pm for 7pm start.

WHERE:          Sunshine Print Artspace

                          29 Western Ave. Sunshine

PRE-VIEW:     28 April-5 May, 12pm-4pm or by appointment

 More than 50 exceptional artworks, generously donated by well-known Victorian artists, will be auctioned at the Sunshine Print Artspace (SPA) on Saturday 4 May at 7pm. There will be a preview exhibition leading up to the auction from 28 April to 4 May.

This year we have an ambitious target to raise $50,000 which will assist us to develop our community programs, complete necessary work on studio spaces and further consolidate our vision within the community. We will provide opportunities for artists to document and display their artworks, as well as promote events that encourage dialogue on issues of culture, politics and the environment.

We are grateful to the generous artists from across the art spectrum who have donated paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures.  Come along, have some fun and support SPA.

Music, food and drink offerings and a celebration of the artspace will happen along with the auction.