THINKING of PLACE : A trans Tasman touring exhibition

Wed 6 Apr – Sat 21 May 2016

Opened by Prue MacDougall, Printmaker and Educator, and Jimmy Pasakos, Lecturer, Printmaking, Arts Academy, Faculty of Education and Arts, FedUni, on Thu 7 Apr 2016.

'Thinking of Place' is a touring exhibition showcasing small contemporary prints by Australian and New Zealand printmakers whose work explores concepts of land, country, the built and natural environment, colonisation, ancestral connections, identity and imagined locations.

As an international exchange project, with the last leg in Ballarat, this exhibition presents diverse works by printmaking groups from across the Tasman including InkMasters Cairns Inc (AUS), Goldfields Printmakers (AUS), Melbourne Printmakers Group (AUS), North Island Printmakers (NZ) and Te Wai Pounamu Printmakers (NZ).

Image: Heather Shimmen, Pretty Boy, 2015 linocut with letter stamp on paper 28 x 38cm Courtesy the artist