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Australian Literary Print Exchange Participating Artists

(Image: The Gardener, Jiri Tibor Novak) QG&W are pleased to announce the 32 participating artists and their assigned piece of Australian literature. Work created in response to the titles will form the QG&W 2018 Australian Literary Print Exchange exhibition. As per our previous print exchanges, Great Authors 2017 and Lettered 2016 the group exhibition will align with the Queenscliffe Literary Festival.  The selected literature is representative of Australian children's books, novels, poetry, theatre, and screen [...]

WIN $100 Voucher by Leaving us a Funny Phone Message

(Image: The Text Message by David Frazer. Not for sale) Making light of our recent phone issues and the fact we have been left no choice but to change our number, we thought to run a little competition. You could WIN a $100 voucher to spend in the gallery or online just by calling us after hours and leaving us a message.  Conditions Please get creative and make us laugh when we come in to [...]

PPP: People’s Choice and Raffle Winners

WINNER: PPP People's Choice Award Thank you to Ross Ebbels of Tourism Greater Geelong & the Bellarine for announcing the People's Choice and raffle ticket winners at the official closing of the PPP. Congratulations to, Cleo Wilkinson, winner of the PPP People's Choice Award with her work Pledge. Pledge received 27 of the total 310 votes that were physically cast by visitors to the exhibition. Cleo wins $750 cash donated by QG&W Directors, Theo [...]

NBN: #nbnNotReady

If anyone running a business in Australia delivered poor service or a faulty product to a customer they would be made accountable right? Not the telcos and NBN Australia! They seem exempt from this rule. I won't be the first person writing about my NBN transition issues and I certainly won't be the last. Our issues aren't worse or more important and this post won't solve my issue or anyone else's. The most I'll [...]

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 [...]