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JANUARY FEBRUARY EXHIBITIONS

Friday 17 January - Monday 20 January 2020 Opening: 1pm Sunday 19 January 2020 Viewing until 12pm Monday 20 January 2020 Cato, Hammond, Frater and McCubbin Galleries

You are invited to the Third Australian 'The Little Artist' International Children's Art Exhibition held by the Australia China Cultural Arts and Education Exchange Association.

The Exhibition features the artworks of children aged between 3 years and 17 years studying art in Australia.

The Award and Opening Ceremony will be held at 1pm Sunday 19 January 2020.

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Artwork by Tommy Li - aged 6 years
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Artwork by Adam Xu - aged 7 years

KRISTIN PARKINSON: RHYTHM, PATTERN AND COLOUR Wednesday 5 February 2020 - Tuesday 18 February 2020 Viewing until 12pm Tuesday 18 February 2020 Frater Gallery  Closed Function: 1.30pm Saturday 8 February 2020

This exhibition is focused on design through the study of architecture, printmaking and the visual arts.

The work in this exhibition is executed with oil pastels. Some examples of printmaking will be included for interest, although they will not be available for purchase. This printmaking is one of the precursors of the current work.

The exhibition is centred around the depiction of vessels in a contemporary context, considering form, rhythm, balance and pattern of the whole image and a continuing interest in colour.

The images on display are sometimes painterly, sometimes linear or hard-edged and stylised, or a combination of all. The contents of the images are taken from the interaction of shapes that are of particular interest and are usually depicting everyday objects or natural elements.

The aim is to convey the essence of the composition by means of abstraction.

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'The Three Legged Dance' 
by Kristen Parkinson

WORKS ON PAPER - RAFFAELLA TORRESAN Thursday 6 February 2020 - Tuesday 18 February 2020 Cato Gallery

Raffaella Torresan works are in diverse mediums on paper.

The Exhibition Opening and Book Launch will be held from 2pm to 4pm Saturday 15 February in the Cato Gallery. This event will be launched by David Miller, Secretary of the Existentialist Society.

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ANGELA ABBOTT, MAGGIE COWLING, MARGARET COWLING AND JENNIFER FYFE - FROM THIS MOMENT Wednesday 19 February 2020 - Tuesday 3 March 2020 Opening: 1.30pm Saturday 22 February 2020 Viewing until 12pm Tuesday 3 March 2020 Frater, Hammond and McCubbin Galleries
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Artwork by Maggie Cowling

Angela Abbott, Maggie Cowling, Margaret Cowling and Jennifer Fyfe will be hosting an exhibition of works in the Frater, McCubbin and Hammond Galleries from 19 February until 3 March 2020.

The artists have been travelling, painting and drawing a variety of subjects in their favourite mediums of watercolour, oil, and ink.

Subject matter at the exhibition will include plein air paintings of the Australian and Japanese landscape, European townscapes, still life and figure studies.

As artists, the group is committed to capturing a moment in time, be it transient light on water, atmospheric weather or an expression.

The artists would love you to join them for a glass of bubbles to celebrate the opening of their Exhibition on Saturday 22 February 2020 from 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

From This Moment website https://www.fromthismoment.net/

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Artwork by Jennifer Fyfe
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'Late Morning Billabong, Yarra Alphington', 
by Angela Abbott
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'Quinces and Stripes',
Watercolour by Margaret Cowling

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