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Wednesday 29 May 2024
Open 9:00am - 5:00pm

Compact Prints

21 June - 21 July 2024

Compact Prints

International Print Exhibition & Exchange
Umbrella

Lauren Jaye Carter, Astral plane, 2018, Linocut with perforations, 12 x 12cm. 2018 Compact Prints.

Compact Prints 2024 is a celebration of contemporary print practices, embracing traditional and technological methods. The project has continued as a biennial exhibition since its inception in 2002, so the 2024 exhibition marks 12 exhibitions over the past 22 years. The program provides artists a forum to exchange artwork and ideas. It also provides an opportunity to exhibit in a contemporary art space while supporting Umbrella through its fundraising auction.

Exhibitions launch
6pm Friday 21 June 2024
Opening night details here

Live auction details
Saturday 20 July 2024 (the last weekend of the exhibition)
Full bidding details to be announced soon

Exchange details
After the exhibition closes, Umbrella will select pairings for artwork exchanges using an automated, randomised process.
Each participant will receive a letter detailing the print they are receiving and which artist received their exchange print. 

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Umbrella asks that visitors adhere to social distancing, visitor logs, and other COVID Safe directives and procedures as directed.

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Sat - Sun: 9am-1pm

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(07) 4772 7109

408 Flinders Street,
Gurambilbarra (Townsville),
Qld, 4810 Australia

PO Box 2394,
Gurambilbarra (Townsville),
Qld, 4810 Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region - Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal - as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

Umbrella is a Dealer Member of the Indigenous Art Code. This means we are committed to fair and ethical trade with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and transparency in the promotion and sale of artwork. As a Dealer Member and signatory to the Code we must act fairly, honestly, professionally and in good conscience in all direct or indirect dealings with artists.

Acknowledgements

Umbrella is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments. | Umbrella is supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and receives funds through the Australian Cultural Fund. | Townsville City Council is a funding partner of Umbrella's program.