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Young Indigenous Printmakers

18 November 2022 - 18 December 2022

Young Indigenous Printmakers

Heatley Secondary College & Kirwan State High School students

A Young Indigenous Printmakers program linocut titled Because of Her by Thuringowa State High School student Mercya Day awaiting printing on the printmaking press, 2021. Image courtesy Townsville City Galleries. 

This exhibition features linocut prints created by high school students from Heatley Secondary College and Kirwan State High School. The students undertake skills development workshops with established artists at their schools and downstairs at Umbrella in The Studio.

Read more about the Young Indigenous Printmakers program here.
This collaborative outreach project is a partnership with Townsville City Galleries. The students were supported by Umbrella’s artist mentors Martina Ah Sam and Margaret Robertson. 

Exhibitions opening launch
6pm Friday 18 November 2022
The Young Indigenous Printmakers exhibition will open with the 2022 Umbrella Members' Exhibition: Cats vs Dogs, featuring over 70 artists. Full details here.

Also on display during this period

All Exhibitions
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Sat - Sun: 9am-1pm

Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks.

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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.