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In Colour

18 August 2023 - 24 September 2023

In Colour

Alison Mooney

Alison Mooney, Dopamine on Tap (in situ), 2022, Mixed media on canvas, 180 x 180cm. Photograph: Warwick Gow. 

This disruptive, sensorial installation by Sunshine Coast based artist Alison Mooney draws viewers into the physical experience of being inside an expanded painting.

Visual artist, creative strategist and former journalist, Alison Mooney is passionate about connecting people to experiences and information that adds value. She loves disruption and curiosity as a tool towards cultural development, and champions the role artists have in evolving the human experience. Mooney first showed her paintings publicly in 2009 which led to her delivering seasonal group exhibitions, workshops and projects as MARS (2010 - 2015) before co-founding an independent contemporary art space, theGRID: hybrid arts collective in Toowoomba (2012 - 2015). Focussing on her own artistic enquiries since 2015, Mooney’s practice includes studio paintings, public murals, and interactive immersive experiences - the focus always on engaging the mind through curiosity.

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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 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.


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 funding from Creative Australia through the Australian Cultural Fund. | Townsville City Council is a funding partner of Umbrella's program.