Monday, May 18, 2009

Mabo Kara Art Exhibition


Mabo Kara Art Exhibition (Mabo My Art)

Artist: Gail Mabo
Where: Eddie Koiki Mabo Library, Townsville
When: Wednesday 20 May - Friday 5 June during library opening hours.

James Cook University celebrates the one year anniversary of the naming of the Eddie Koiki Mabo library with an exhibition showcasing Gail Mabo’s work. The Mabo Kara Art exhibition features a variety of landscapes and designs using a combination of contemporary urban art and traditional Indigenous techniques in a vibrant mix of colours and shapes.

As well as the Exhibition and Library displays on Mabo, Reconciliation and Indigenous Art Styles, Gail Mabo will also give an Indigenous Art Workshop on Wednesday, May 27 in the Mabo Library (room DA18-055).

Morning tea will be served at 9.30am for a 10am start. The workshop will include discussions on Gail’s art, and other Indigenous artists, as well as the history and different styles of Indigenous art. If you would like to attend the workshop please RSVP to Helen Hooper by Tuesday 26 May 2009.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This looks like it will be a great exhibition. Good on the library for opening it's doors to interesting events like this and the special collections events last month.
P.S. I love the new look library news blog!