Bimblebox: art – science – nature at Rockhampton Art Gallery 29 Aug – 15 Oct.

Bimblebox: art – science – nature at Rockhampton Art Gallery

29 August – 15 October, 2015

Here are some of the fabulous events you can attend:

Curators Talk: Beth Jackson – Saturday 29 August 2015 @ 10am (FREE)

Good Brew Chat: Dr Pamela Croftwarcon – Tuesday 1 September @ 10:30am morning tea, 11:00am Talk – Cost $5

The Poetry of Place Bimblebox Nature Refuge: Enjoy a tranquil morning of poetry readings inspired by the birdlife of the Bimblebox Nature Refuge. Join us with central Queensland poets, Kristin Hannaford, Carley Kruse, and others as they share their poems and talk about the Bimblebox 153 Birds project – Sunday 20 September @ 11am

Below is some of the work of those artists in Bimblebox: art – science – nature who have a close and ongoing connetion with Rockhampton and Central Queensland.

Honouring Jagalingou country, 2013, Dr Pamela Crof-Warcon, Howard Butler. Kaylene Butler, photo Carl Warner.

Honouring Jagalingou Country, 2013, Dr Pamela Croftwarcon (Keppel Sands), Howard Butler & Kaylene Butler (both of Rockhampton), photo Carl Warner.  Pamela is a Kooma clan descendent of the Yuwaalaraay language people of South  West Queensland.  Howard is a descendant of the Georang Georang people from Bundaberg and the Ijman-Gangulu people of Central West Queensland.  Kaylene is a proud Gungarrie Iman Woman and South Sea Islander.

Mining Aramac, 2013, From the series titled Mining Galilee by Fiona MacDonald. photo courtesy of the artist. Reference images: Mercer Studio portraits courtesy fo the Central Queensland Collection, Rockhampton Regional Council Libraries: The Alpha Mine Test Pit. Galilee Basin. Queensland cqnews.com.au Fiona MacDonald grew up in Rockhampton. Currently living and working in NSW, Fiona has continued an ongoing association with Rockhampton and central Queensland.

Mining Aramac, 2013, From the series titled Mining Galilee by Fiona MacDonald. photo courtesy of the artist.                                          Reference images: Mercer Studio portraits courtesy of the Central Queensland Collection, Rockhampton Regional Council Libraries: The Alpha Mine Test Pit. Galilee Basin. Queensland cqnews.com.au
Fiona MacDonald grew up in Rockhampton. Currently living and working in NSW, Fiona has continued an ongoing association with Rockhampton and Central Queensland.

All Souls Day (Tree), 2009, Luke Roberts, photo courtesy of the artist. Currently touring with Bimblebox: art - science - nature.

All Souls Day (Tree), 2009, Luke Roberts, photo courtesy of the artist.  Luke Roberts was born in Alpha, went to boarding school in Yeppoon and has strong family connections with Rockhampton.  Luke continues to explore Central Queensland through his artwork, making regular trips to Rockhampton and Central Western Qld.

The invisible that is', 2012, by Rockhampton and Banana artist Liz Mahood. 'What's yours is my coal mine', 2013, In the foreground are artist Books by Townsville artist Gerald Soworka. photo by Carl Warner.

The invisible that is, 2012, Liz Mahood.  Liz lives and works between Rockhampton and her family cattle property at Banana.
In the foreground:  What’s yours is my coal mine, 2013, artist Books by Gerald Soworka (Townsville).  photo by Carl Warner.

Rockhampton Art Gallery
62 Victoria Parade
PO Box 1860 Rockhampton Qld 4700
Phone: (07) 4936 8248
gallery@rrc.qld.gov.au
www.rrc.qld.gov.au

Rockhampton Art Gallery is open 7 days 10am – 4pm

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