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Monday 15 July 2024

NAFA YOUTH | Linocut Workshop

10am - 1pm Saturday 5 October 2024

NAFA YOUTH | Linocut Workshop

$20 | Ann Bartholomeusz
NAFA YOUTH | Linocut Workshop

Ann Bartholomeusz, The Watcher (detail), 2024, linocut print on paper.

Create your own linocut prints in The Studio. Under the guidance of local artist Ann Bartholomeusz, participants will design, carve, and print their own linocut blocks. Ann will provide expert instruction on the use of tools and techniques and assist attendees to use Umbrella’s printmaking press. Participants can expect to gain basic knowledge of linocut processes and complete a set of finished prints. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some prior experience. All materials and equipment provided.

What to bring

    • Wear closed in shoes
    • Sketches and images to use as reference material
    • Drink bottle

Limited to 10 spaces (ages 15-21) | Bookings close on the Friday prior to the Workshop Day at 4pm. | The workshops will take place in Umbrella’s downstairs studio at 408 Flinders St (next to Mary Who? Bookshop and opposite Woolworths). | All bookings subject to Umbrella's workshop and public programs booking policy.


Ann Bartholomeusz is an artist and printmaker. She was born in London and lives and practises on Gurambilbarra / Townsville. After studying foundation art at college, Ann went on to graduate at the University of Wolverhampton with an Honours Degree in Fine Art (Printmaking). Exhibiting in group exhibitions since 2005, she had her first solo exhibition in 2021 following a 3-month Artist-in-Residence opportunity. Her work focuses primarily on imagery that reflects her own and other people’s identity and she is interested in the things that make us who we are.

Image: Ann Bartholomeusz screenprinting in The Studio.

This program is supported by funding from Townsville City Council.

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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.


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.