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QG&W apologise to everyone who has tried to call our landline and either heard a dead dial tone or that 'the number is not connected'. This, we only now realise, has been happening for three months. Please, either email or contact us on Theo's mobile: 0418 514 335 until further notice. Expressing the issues you've experienced with us would help us gather our case for the Ombudsman and prevent this from continuing to happen [...]

Geelong Gallery Acquisitive Print Award Recipients

We are thrilled to announce and congratulate Peter Garnick, winner of the Inaugural Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop residency award (Image: Reg Ryan Photography) Geelong Gallery Director, Jason Smith, last night announced that Dianne Fogwell was the 2017 recipient of the Geelong acquisitive print award with her artist book, Mildura meander, and Clare Humphries was the recipient of the Ursula Hoff Institute award with her work, A [...]

PPP Official Opening and Winner Announcement

Congratulations to Olivia Mazzone, winner of our inaugural Peebles Print Prize with her work, 38°29'39'' S 144°52'56'' E (Order #2) High commendations by Hertha Kluge-Pott to Michele Kershaw for Re:Sown and Jo Lankester for Rhytidome Viscaceae - Townsville II. Thank you to Jason Smith, (Geelong Gallery) and Hertha Kluge-Pott for their fabulous words, their extensive contribution to printmaking and for their never ending support of QG&W endeavors. Listen to a portion of the speeches [...]

Hertha Kluge-Pott

(Excerpt from the Introduction in Hertha Kluge-Pott: Printmaker by Hilary Maddocks) 'Hertha Kluge-Pott has been on of Australia's foremost printmakers for more than half a century. Born in Berlin in 1934, she belongs to that generation of European migrants that so greatly enriched Australia's cultural landscape post-World War II. After initial studies in printmaking at the Berlin Academy, she arrived in Melbourne in 1958, continuing her studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute [...]

PPP Finalists

QG&W and judges, Gordon Craig, Peter Lancaster, and Graeme Peebles are delighted to announce the PPP finalists: T J Bateson, Kylie Blackley, Marian Bosch, Des Bunyon, Liz Caffin, Fiona Crawford, Danielle Creenaune, Philip Davey, Clive Dickson, Daniel Emmerig, David Fairbairn, Pauline Fraser, David Frazer, Dianne Glenister, Jacqueline Goedhart, Andrew Gunnell, Carolyn Hawkins, Julie Holmes, Penny Hudson, Claudia Husband, Clare Jackson, Michele Kershaw, Helen Kocis Edwards, Belinda Kopietz, Jo Lankester, Pia Larsen, Nicole Low, Larissa [...]

The Lagoon and Barges, Venice essay by Michael Adcock

ARTHUR STREETON (1867-1943) The Lagoon and Barges, Venice 1908-1910 Zinc etching, 25.5 x 35.5 cm THE COLLECTION OF MICHAEL ADCOCK Reference: Exhibition catalogue, Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop, 2017: Streeton Prints, pp. 12-13. Context This beautiful etching came into my collection by the most fortuitous sequence of events imaginable. I had not been attentive to the gallery scene during these busy years of teaching, and had barely managed to find the time to organize myself to [...]

Geelong Gallery Acquisitive Print Award finalists

(Trashed by Carolyn Hawkins edition of 8 print size: 45 x 60cm etching) We take this opportunity to congratulate the Geelong Gallery Acquisitive Print Award finalists. QG&W are thrilled to be a huge part of the award this year and look forward to hosting the finalist who wins the QG&W residency. A special congratulations to the 12 finalists represented by QG&W: Elizabeth Banfield, Sue Grossman, Andrew Gunnell, Robert Hague, Carolyn Hawkins, Anita Iacovella, Deborah Klein, Megan McPherson, Jiri Tibor [...]

Q & A with the Print Council of Australia

How did this exhibition come to fruition? After successfully restoring 11 of 12 plates and realising we would be able to edition Sir Arthur’s prints, the artist’s grandson William Streeton asked if there was any way the opportunity could transform into something more for QG&W. William was impressed with our dedication to print and arts education and wanted to offer even more support. He asked if we could give him a wish list to which [...]

Theo editioning Sir Arthur Streeton’s Doge’s Palace – (time lapse video)

There have been many enquiries about the technical details of Sir Arthur Streeton's zinc and copper plate posthumous prints and we find this understandable given today's broad use of the term 'limited edition prints'. People unfamiliar with printmaking can't be expected to know the details. Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop's (QG&W) view and gallery concept is simple - the print (impression) must be hand printed. A digital file of an image output to any [...]