95-97 Coast Road
Phone Number (07) 3409 4100

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A back door key has gone missing from within the key safe – possibly fallen out after being removed from the code pad/safe lid.
Please do not remove the key from the code pad to open the door.  Simply punch in the code, open the safe, use the key to open the door (with key still attached to the pad).  Replace the code pad/lid with the key attached, back onto the safe.
Same for the pottery shed door.  Thank you.
Membership renewals are rolling in – thank you to everyone who has already paid their renewal.  All members, please complete a yellow membership form.
IMPORTANT NOTE:  If paying by direct deposit, please use your name as the reference.  Thank you.
Upcoming Photographic Exhibition – Through The Lens

Next firing:  See notice boards in pottery shed and on outside board.

Printmaking with Bronwyn Hellings
A short four (4) week introduction to lino printmaking course will be held at the Macleay Island Arts Complex and will include workshops to develop your skills in this area.
The cost for the four (4) weeks is $100.00 for members and $110 for non-members, and will include all material and use of tools for the course.
The sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings (7 – 9pm) starting on the 25th of July at MIAC.
Course numbers are limited to a maximum of 8 participants.
Call MIAC on 3409 4100 or email to book a place.
Plans are afoot to follow this with a screen printing course – dates tba.
For Redland Art Awards 2018 the primary award will be an acquisitive prize of $15,000.  There will also be runner up awards of $4,000 and a $2,500, as well as the Meredith Foxton People's Choice Award proudly sponsored by Redland Yurara Art Society Inc of $500.

Artists may enter up to three paintings for consideration. Of these three, however, only one painting per artist can be selected for final judging, if selected at all.

Entries must be received by close of business Monday 23 July 2018.

For entries to be considered they must be accompanied by the entry fee, a CV of not more than one page plus a brief statement about the paintings submitted (approximately 100 words). Please note that text provided may not be included in the final exhibition.
Size of entries must not exceed 2m (2000mm) in height.

Entry fees are as follows:
One entry: $35
Two entries: $60
Three entries: $90

Entry fees are non-refundable. Payment can be made by cheque, money order or credit card made payable to Redland Art Gallery. A receipt will be provided on successful payment for awards entry/s.

In the past apparently very few MIAC members entered this prestigious Redland Arts Awards, but it appears that this year we have a greater number of artists wanting to enter.  If you are planning on entering the awards and would like to consider sharing a vehicle to transport to the mainland venue, please enter your details on the register in the workshop.
Running Wild Children’s holiday program
Mudder’s program on the mudflats in front of MIAC last Thursday was an absolute hoot for the kids, and fun for us to watch.  They slid and slipped, rolled and ran through obstacles until completely covered in mud….. then proceeded back to our rear hose and shivered and shook while being hosed off.  Great, healthy, old fashioned fun for sure.

Workshop with Carolyn Dodds at the Progress Hall this Sunday

In the four hour course you'll learn how to make simple folded books of several sections, their covers and different book binding methods of joining them. All papers and boards are supplied. However if you wish, you may bring your own selection of paper or the modular structures made at the previous workshop. On the day please bring - glue stick, sewing needle or darning needle, embroidery thread (or purchase thread inexpensively on the day), pencil, rubber, ruler, and Stanley knife. Bookings and payment by PayPal $40 = email, or to pay by cash phone Robbie Kirk 34095886. Paying on the day? $50 cash only please.

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