South Gippsland Shire

Collision – Mark Reyment – sculpture and drawings

Collision – Mark Reyment – sculpture and drawings

from March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 PM until April 15, 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Gecko Studio Gallery & Arthouse

Artists Statement…..Mark Reyment

Art is what happens when I’m busy making plans!  What starts out as a simple idea becomes increasingly complex, I like to play with disorder and my work reflects degrees of disorder frozen in time.

I often give my work whimsical titles, usually based on whatever was rattling around in my head at the time.

It’s not the fall that kills you (financial pressures)

The worlds strangest married couple (a reflection on love)

A Berlin crisis (feeling under siege)

A man of letters (self-depreciation).

These are things from everyday life given expression in Boxes, clouds, cages, flagpoles, scaffold, factories and towers, what seems chaotic is not quite so! There is a certain amount of order, but there is always a point where I just stop and say that’s it!

More information at http://www.geckostudiogallery.com.au/collision-mark-reyment-sculpture-drawings/#.WM9lHRJ97LY

Prom Coast Seachange Festival

Prom Coast Seachange Festival

from March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 PM until April 02, 2017 @ 4:00 PM

The Prom Coast Seachange Festival has been held every second year since 2007.

It has become an iconic festival for the region, showcasing local and national musicians and artists as well as the natural beauty of the Prom Coast and its produce.

Events are planned for venues in Foster, Fish Creek, Yanakie, Port Franklin and surrounding districts.  It is being held over two great weekends - March 24 - 26 and March 31 - April 2.

See their website for more information:
http://www.promcoastseachangefestival.org/ 

Great Southern Portrait Prize Winner 2008

The Great Southern Portrait Prize

from March 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM until May 01, 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Stockyard Gallery

It’s time again for the Great Southern Portrait Prize! Get painting or making, fire up that yearning for fame and glory and get yourself hung up in South Gippsland’s premier prestige art prize.

The Great Southern Portrait Prize 2017 is the 12th annual exhibition and competition of portraiture of Gippsland residents with the artists coming from all over.  Any medium can be used.  There are prizes including a popular choice. 

Three high profile judges from outside the South Gippsland area are engaged to select the best portraits.  

Contact: Anda Banikos - 5687 1206 / 0409 180 346

Entry forms available from http://www.promcoastarts.com.au/ 

Tony Joe White @ Meeniyan Town Hall

Tony Joe White @ Meeniyan Town Hall

April 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Meeniyan Hall

Tony Joe White was literally born for the blues, the part-Cherokee musician being brought up as part of a big brood on a cotton farm in Louisiana, raised on a diet of Lightnin’ Hopkins and local bluesmen, an upbringing reflected to this day in his evocative, haunting music and adding a veneer of authenticity to everything that he touches.

So whether you’ve been with White for the duration or are a newcomer to his incredible music it matters not – come along and join the festivities when the legend that is Tony Joe White hits Australia in 2017.

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