DAB's Feature Artist of the Month - Josephine Matthews

April 11, 2019
Josephine Matthews has been a DAB member for five years.  She started playing with mosaics learning how to cut and glue tiles.  At that time her granddaughter loved Disney Princesses, and asked if Josephine could mosaic Cinderella.  Josephine then began learning to paint with acrylics so that she could do the backdrops for her mosaics.  Josephine now has nine mosaiced Disney Princesses and various other beautiful artworks, which are on display in DAB's Gallery.  Please call into the Gallery (11 Mill Street, Mossman) to view Josephine's magical mosaic artworks.  


End Of Year Exhibition 2018 - People's Choice Award

December 19, 2018
The winner of the People's Choice Award for the EOY Exhibition is - Josephine Matthews for her "Pair of Elephants", Mixed Media with mosaic and acrylic.  Congratulations Josephine!

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Peter Culley Award 2018

December 2, 2018

Congratulations to Sue Berthelsen!

Winner of the 2018 Peter Culley Award

The Peter Culley Award is given in recognition of improvement in art practice.  At the opening of the End Of Year Exhibition, President, Andrea Falstein, said -

"Sue has experimented with pencil, ink, pastels, acrylics, watercolour, clay and glass.  She once remarked that her aim in art was to capture the feeling or emotion of the subject.  And she constantly manages to do that, as can be seen in some of her work o...

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DAB End of Year Exhibition 2018

November 29, 2018
Come along and check a great collection of wonderful creations from our members during the 2018 end of year exhibition on 1 to 15 December.

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2019 First Semester courses

November 29, 2018
Information for our 2019 courses will become available around Feb-Mar 2019. If you have any ideas or are able to present a course please let us know.

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DAB Exhibition "Things With Wings"

September 27, 2018

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Second Semester courses NOW ENROLLING

July 8, 2018
Second Semester Program is now available and enrolments are now open. 

Check out the new program downloadable from these links:

DAB Semester 2, 2018 Program Guide
DAB Semester 2, 2018 Insert
DAB Semester 2, 2018 Program Guide (Calendar Format)

Here are some of the courses starting in July 2018

Learn to tie macrame knots to create
3 week course - 14 to 28 July

Glass Fusing & Slumping
Beginners to Advanced
3 One-off workshops - Sunday Mornings 9:30am - 12:30pm
Workshops on 15 July, 12 Aug...
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DAB Exhibition - "Tropical Magic"

April 26, 2018
Hello DABsters

Just a reminder that DAB's first exhibition "Tropical Magic" for 2018 is just over 3 weeks away! It's coming around very quickly.

The deadline for artwork to be delivered to DAB for the exhibition is Tuesday 15 May.

DAB's Exhibition Protocols are available from the link below for your information.  Please note that if your artwork is to be hung on the wall, it is important that it has a medium or large D hook (depending on the size of the artwork) on each side of the frame, and no...

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DAB Writing Competition 2018

April 4, 2018
For Emerging and New Writers
(A Story Competition)

An exciting competition for Emerging and New Writers is now open for entries at DAB

Entries close Sunday 3 June 2018

A new or emerging writer is a non-specific term. For this competition, it is a person who is not a professional writer in any related field, has not been published professionally or paid a substantial fee for writing.  If there is doubt regarding eligibility it will be at the judges’ discretion.

Prizes are: First - $100, Second - ...
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First Semester courses NOW ENROLLING

February 19, 2018
New courses starting in February - Enrol NOW!

'Landscapes in Acrylics
Beginners to Advanced
Two 5 week courses - Tuesday mornings 9:30am - 12:30pm
Course 1, starts on 27 February to 27 March
Course 2, starts on 17 April for to 15 May

Beginners to Advanced
One 5 week course - Friday mornings 9.30am - 12.30pm
Starts on 6 April to 4 May

'Glass Fusing & Slumping Workshop'
Beginners to Advanced.
Seven workshops - Sunday mornings 9:30am - 12:30pm
Workshops on 11 February, 4 March, 25...
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Our 2021 Program Is Up And Running!

January 8, 2021
Get your creativity on for 2021 and check out our workshops and courses on offer.
There's something for everyone; clay, glass, flow art, drawing, mosaics, watercolours and acrylics, printmaking, collage... and special events such as Kintsugi "The Art of Being Broken", a weekend Clay Sculpture Workshop, and a Recycled Materials Sculpture Course.
Discounts for DAB members on workshops and courses.
Membership is $30 for adults, $20 for pensioners and $15 for children under 18. 


DAB Gallery End of Year Art Exhibition 14 November - 12 December 2020

October 30, 2020

It's almost time for our annual End of Year Art Exhibition! 

This event runs from Saturday 14 November until Saturday 12 December, and showcases a wide variety of quality work that has been created by local artists during the year.

Art on display includes a fabulous range of acrylic and watercolour paintings, botanical paintings, urban sketches, pottery, glass work, jewellery and mosaics.

Come in, grab some unique and affordable Christmas gifts, and support your local artists.

DAB Gallery is open...

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Download 2021 Semester 2 Program

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