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The Antipodean Steampunk Show
26 October to 6 December 2014

Contemporary technology and Victorian styling collide in spectacular fashion at The Antipodean Steampunk Show.
If today’s technology had been introduced in the 19th century, what would the world look like?
The Antipodean Steampunk Show attempts to answer this question in a fascinating mash-up of past, future and fantasy.

back country India Flint
13 December 2014 to 31 January 2015

Flint’s creative practice conflates the visual and written poetics of place and memory, using ecologically sustainable contact print processes from plants and found objects together with walking, drawing, assemblage, mending, stitch and text as a means of mapping country, recoding and recording responses to landscape.

For the love of Art
Students of Maria Henry

20 September - 11 October 2014

This exhibition showcases recent works by the students of local artist and teacher Maria Henry.

Local Heroes
Tamworth Aero Club

15 - 18 October 2014
An exhibition initiated by Tamworth Aero Club to coincide with The Festival of Flight, featuring the records and memorabilia of former Tamworth pilots who served at war.

Paradisum Curiosum
Marie Larkin

25 October - 29 November 2014
Larkin’s works are inspired by long solitary walks through the Melbourne Botanic Garden, her paintings pay homage to Rococo painter, Antoine Watteau ( 1684 – 1721) and the English painter Thomas Gainsborough( 1727 – 1788). Whilst her creatures, in their little bell jars act as Cabinets of Curiosities.

Gallery I
16 August - 19 October 2014
Group Exchange, 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial

16 August to 18 October 2014

There are 22 creative textile artists who represent a cross section of demographics in Australia. The curator, Cecilia Heffer, focus for GROUP EXCHANGE is to promote excellence and diversity and to encourage artists working with textiles to explore ideas surrounding collaborative practice.

This exhibition provides intriguing insights into the state of textile art practice in Australia today. It is a sensory journey, revealing the tactility, diversity and adventurous nature of textile art.
Gallery 2
16 August - 13 September 2014
Versatility and Diversity
A Tamworth Fibre Textile Collection Exhibition

Showcasing the versatility and diversity of the Tamworth Fibre Textile Collection.

Image above
Kylie Stillman The Knit 2013 hand-cut paperback books and timber base. 21.5 x 23 x14 cm. Tamworth Fibre Textile Collection.
Image Lou Farina
Community Space
at Ray Walsh House
Envista: recent works by Members.

Envista is a group local artists from the Tamworth
region, with a focus on textiles and was formed in
2002 for the mutual sharing of ideas and techniques.

This exhibition was curated by group member Margaret Vickery with exhibiting members for this exhibition being Wendy Browne, Lyn Cross, Jan Hurcum, Annette Mitchell, Robert Hurcum, Nancy Russell, June Hooper and Diana Gavin

Ray Walsh House Community
Gallery Space
437 Peel Street
Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Image above Wendy Browne Dimensions IV: black, white and red all over 2014, One of a series where I have worked with exploring added dimension. This uses a block created by Meredith Budd. Image below
Gallery view

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