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Pandanus in the Desert

31 January 2020 - 15 March 2020

Pandanus in the Desert

Emily Donaldson
Umbrella

Emily Donaldson, Castle Hill scrub, 2019, Oil on canvas, 80 x 100cm.

Painting and sculpture converge in Emily Donaldson’s exhibition Pandanus in the Desert, responding to the artist’s experience within the diverse landscapes of Queensland. This series of artworks celebrates the impressions of the northern terrain and is dedicated to landscape and its varying forms.

Join Umbrella Studio at 6pm on Friday 31 January for the launch of Pandanus in the Desert and Nick Drake’s overThink. RSVP to the opening event here. Hear more from the exhibiting artists at a Floortalk at 11am on Saturday 1 February. RSVP to the floortalk event here. Emily Donaldson will also be running an Oil Painting Workshop in conjunction with her exhibition from 9:30m on Sunday 16 February. More details coming soon.

Please note the exhibitions and both floortalks will be held in the gallery space at Umbrella Studio, 408 Flinders Street, Townsville (next to Mary Who? Bookshop). Both exhibitions are on display from 6pm Friday 31 January 2020 (for the opening) and run until 15 March 2020.

Exhibition Opening: Friday 31 January 2020, 6:00pm

Also on display during this period

All Exhibitions
13 January 2020 -
15 March 2020
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408 Flinders Street,
Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia

PO Box 2394,
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.

Acknowlegements

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.