Browsing Archive: October, 2014

DAB Tutor wins major award

Posted by Douglas Arts on Sunday, October 26, 2014,

Congratulations to Sam Matthews - Winner of the Cairns Regional Council $3,000 prize at the 2014 - BIENNIAL NATIONAL CERAMICS EXHIBITION at the Cairns Regional Gallery. Sam is standing next to her entry, a set of wind chimes. Sam said: 'I was quite overwhelmed. I've only been doing pottery for 6 months!'.

Two other DAB tutors, Ellen Terrell and Liz Showniruk also won minor awards at the exhibition, so DAB was well presented.
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Creations from the Mosaic TREE JEWELL workshop

Posted by Douglas Arts on Sunday, October 26, 2014,

Eleven students completed a Come and Try It workshop with Sam, the DAB mosaics tutor and created these beautiful designs in one session. There will be further one-off mosaic sessions offered, so drop in at DAB and register your interest.

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DAB Textile Exhibition

Posted by Douglas Arts on Friday, October 3, 2014,

The textile art exhibition is now on display in the Douglas Shire Council foyer. The exhibition is a culmination of a ten week experimental textile course run through DAB with a grant from Regional Arts Australia and Artslink Queensland.

Debbie Rasmussen, the textile tutor said 'I am totally impressed with what our artists have done.  Go and have a look - it is definitely worth seeing'. View the photo collection on Facebook

The textile art group continues with tutored sessions every second Th...

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