is a not–for–profit art organisation run exclusively by volunteers.

Established by a small group of artists in 1962, the Society is currently based in Thornlands, Redland City (about 40 kilometres South East of Brisbane Qld Australia).

The Group's purpose is to give encouragement to practicing artists and to stoke the fires of public interest in the Arts.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Plein Air Workshop with Corinne Colombo

The lovely Corinne Colombo is holding more
half day, weekend workshops at Yurara.

 Corinne will be focusing on plein air sketching & painting.

Helpful guidance in making subject choices,
working with limited materials,
hints and tips on work processes and
giving your work an individual style.

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17th June
and also
Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th
(9am -12pm both weekends)

Yurara Studio
Pinklands Reserve
Cleveland/Redland Bay Road

For more information you can phone Corinne on
Mobile:  032 930913  OR  Studio:  3206 2602
or email Corinne at:

Corinne is always happy to share what she has learned over many years, 
including years of study in art school and travels to many different countries. 
Corinne enjoys teaching.   
She is a prolific artist and has had numerous exhibitions in both Switzerland and Australia.   
Corinne is comfortable with all mediums but places particular emphasis on drawing.   
She claims that once an artist understands how this magical medium works, 
everything becomes easy…..’you just follow!’

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Julie Shepherd - Porcelain Artist

Many will be familiar with local artist Julie Shepherd's work.
Julie is a Capalaba artist who is rightfully enjoying success and acclamation for her art.
Her delicate pierced porcelain work has been shown at Redland Art Gallery
on numerous occasions and always draws complements.
To see more images of her work visit her website (from where the above photo's were sourced).

Monday, 14 May 2012

Mugshot Portraits

Herewith some portraits by American artist Karin Jurick,
who, interestingly, used mugshots as the basis for these
portrait works  (not a lot of smiles here!).
Below are some links to more of Karin's work:

Saturday, 5 May 2012

Lyndal Hargrave - Open Studio - May 2012

Come visit my studio 

For the  month of May I am  opening my studio to visitors every Thursday between 10am and 4 pm or at other times by appointment.
For my interstate friends and for a sneak preview of some of the work in stock, please  check out my website where I have added a load of new images of older and current work.

20 Wilson Esp., Redland Bay, Qld.
07 38290734

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Ian Fairweather

Robert Walker -  photograph of Ian Fairweather (c1966-68)
Ian Fairweather - Abstract Figures - c. 1959
(Synthetic polymer paint and gouache on composition board)
 Ian Fairweather - Summer - 1964
(Synthetic polymer paint & gouache on card on hardboard)
Ian Fairweather - Landscape - 1954
In light of the upcoming trip to Bribie Island, I thought a few images of 
Ian Fairweather and his works may be of interest.

To view more of Robert Walker's evocative photo's of Fairweather (and others), go here:

To read a bit more about Fairweather's life, go here: