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Monday 06 February 2023

Umbrella Floortalk

10am Sat 4 February 2023

Umbrella Floortalk

Jenny Tyack
Umbrella Floortalk

Jenny Tyack; Photograph courtesy the artist.

Join Umbrella and exhibiting artist Jenny Tyack as she speaks about her art practice, including her inspirations and processes. The artist will also discuss the artworks in her exhibition Siren Call on display 27 January - 5 March 2023.

Jenny Tyack grew up as part of an artistic family, with talent credited to both her parents. Tyack has had various occupations including nursing, waitressing, debt-collecting along with being a mother and grandmother. The artist came to Townsville in 1981, with early years spent on Magnetic Island selling her hand-painted t-shirts at Cotters' Market. In the years since, Tyack has continued extending her arts practice to explore the connections to her humanity and the world around. Tyack holds a Bachelor of Arts (2010-15) and studied at Canberra Art School (1973-74). She been a finalist in the Blake Prize for Religious Art. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions locally and nationally, and held solo exhibitions, including three at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

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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 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.