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Artist Submission Call

QG&W has now been operating over 3.5 years and has shown the works of many Australian artists. Having learned much about our patrons through various exhibitions we feel it's time to share the love and put out a new submission call. With this, QG&W will be changing its exhibition structure. The gallery's formula is based on exhibiting artists with a range of experience from emerging artists to [...]

QG&W RMIT Open Bite Graduate Award Recipient Adam Wilkinson

Together with RMIT, it is our great honour to have established the annual QG&W RMIT Graduate Award and this year it was Adam Wilkinson who won the award and joined us for a week. Adam received: five days private access to the print workshop at QG&W use of the press, general materials including rags, blotting paper, tissue, tarlatan, rollers, inks, etc 10 sheets of Somerset supplied (560 x 760mm), and studio assistance by QG&W Director, [...]

Human Emotion Print Exchange

2020 Human Emotion Print Exchange details QG&W print exchanges are becoming very popular and QG&W are ecstatic about that. The print exchange exhibition is a highlight event during the Queenscliffe Literary Festival – and just as much anticipated by the literary world as it is by the art world. The print exchange theme for 2020 will focus on various human emotion. The literature titles have been compiled by Lisa and Mathew from The Bookshop [...]

Alcestis Reading

Speaking to this year’s annual print exchange theme of “historia”, last night we heard Greek Australian playwright Kat Moritz‘ premier reading of her latest play, Alcestis – an adaptation of Euripides’ play. Alcestis is the culmination of Kat’s recent trip to New York where she worked intensively with international playwright Sibyl Kempson and the Whitney Museum of American Art exploring ideas around ritual, history and the intersection of visual art, performance and the written [...]

Michael Leunig & Jim Pavlidis in conversation May 2019

It was an exceptional evening of conversation listening to two of Australia's most prominent illustrator's, Jim Pavlidis and Michael Leunig. Election eve heated up the discussion adding to the work stories of the two colleagues from their couple of decades at The Age. Then into art speak and of course much philosophy about today's world. As well as answering many questions, each guest had ample time to talk to both Jim and Michael [...]

PROBUS: Streeton Prints Presentation

Theo recently had the opportunity to present the story of Streeton Prints to an impeccable group of gentlemen of the Mens Probus Club of Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. The story – still unheard by many locals was received with great interest especially as it was presented by Theo who posthumously printed the etchings himself. Running through the history of the printmaking process first, Theo proceeded to unravel the story of how the etchings came to [...]

Gift Voucher

Gift Vouchers are available from QG&W and can be purchased directly over the phone or in the gallery. Vouchers are posted free anywhere in the world and are valid to use online worldwide. All QG&W vouchers include the QG&W greeting card and can be used for products, artwork and workshops. Vouchers are valid for 1 year. Call 03 4202 0942 to organise a gift voucher and have it posted to you or the recipient [...]

Tiwi Artists’ Visit

QG&W directors, JACA mangers and the Tiwi artists, Pauletta Kerinaua, Pedro Wonaeamirri and Timothy Cook were thrilled to finally be able to meet and celebrate the Tiwi Jilamara exhibition. The gallery and JACA could not have made this opportunity possible without the GoFundMe contributions from some very special people who all together raised most of the transport costs required for the group to travel from their location in Milikapiti (north of Darwin) to Queenscliff. [...]

Postcards OFFER Monoprint/Monotype – Anita Iacovella

DETAILS TEACHER: Anita Iacovella DAYS & TIMES: Fridays 10:30am – 4pm OR Saturdays 10am – 4pm LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine and print studios COST per person: $475 (1pp), $356 (2pp), $317 (3pp), $287 (4pp) POSTCARDS OFFER (2/4 available): Group of 4 people, $575 (50% off RRP $1,150 book by June 30, valid 12 months) AIM Anita Iacovella is a professional artist and lectures in printmaking and drawing at The Gordon TAFE part-time – a position she [...]

JUN 28: Peebles Print Prize 2019 Submission Call

QG&W is located in Victoria on the Bellarine Peninsula’s coastal town of Queenscliff with a focus on printmaking and other works on paper. QG&W proudly shows the work of over 70 Australian artists/printmakers. As well as operating the gallery space, QG&W also offers art and printmaking workshops and printmaking studio access. QG&W exhibiting artist, Graeme Peebles, is Australia’s leading mezzotint printmaker. Graeme studied and lectured at RMIT and is a multi-award-winner in his field [...]

Linocut & Wood Engraving with David Frazer

DETAILS INSTRUCTOR: David Frazer DATE: June 1 – 2 TIME: 10am – 4pm LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine studio COST: $595PLACES: 6 (SOLD OUT email us to be notified for a future workshop) WORKSHOP OUTLINE Learn, be inspired (and very entertained!) with artist and printmaker David Frazer. Be assured this workshop will provide participants with a thorough understanding of linocut and wood engraving. Learn to use all the materials from tools to press, as well as [...]

Jilamara Artists Consigned to QG&W

QG&W are incredibly honored to have signed an official agreement directly with the Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association (JACA) which now permits the gallery to exhibit and sell the artists' magnificent Tiwi works. Established in 1989 JACA is owned and governed by Tiwi artists from Milikapiti community on Melville Island. Jilamara artists are nationally and internationally renowned for their unique, traditional Tiwi style. They produce contemporary works based on ceremonial body painting designs, clan totems and Tiwi creation stories.

A new collaboration with Oakdene Estate

We couldn’t be more excited! Oakdene is not only known for their exemplary wines – as described by James Halliday, but the estate is also recognised for its offering of cellar door, fine dining restaurant, cafe and accommodation all among a very unique and whimsical environment. Owners Elizabeth and Bernard Hooley first purchased Oakdene in 2001 as a neglected cattle farm and since transformed it to it’s exceptional offering today. Community collaborations are important to QG&W and they not only make our working days more enjoyable [...]

Peebles Print Prize 2019: A New Award

QG&W are thrilled to finally be able to announce another very exciting outcome from their trip to Venice. In addition to the Peebles Print Prize (PPP) contribution of $4,000 generously sponsored by 360Q, the Streeton Family will be offering an all inclusive seven day residency at The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice valued at $5,000. With the intention to offer this ‘Streeton’ intaglio print prize, Soula and Theo initiated a meeting [...]

Venice

It was truly amazing, inspiring, restorative and satisfying on both creative and personal levels. Here's a teeny glimpse of our mammoth two weeks in Venice Images: View from the rooftop of the new shopping centre, Doge's Palace ceiling, Doge's Palace fresco Paradiso Guariento di Apro, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, MUVE Klein Welten VI woodcut Kandinsky, MUVE Matisse Lady with Vase of Flowers, View from inside the Guggenheim (Peggy's collection), Theo at Homage to the Square at the Guggenheim, and [...]

Join us for a Locus Perfume Masterclass – Friday Sep 14th

Join us during our Locus (Imaginary) exhibition for a Perfume Masterclass Navigate your way around the fragrance colour wheel learning about nature's Oriental, Woody, Fresh and Floral fragrances. A fabulous evening hosted by Homebody Orchard at QG&W that will be directed by the ever knowledgeable and wonderful fragrance stylist, Lucy Borland. Learn about your favorite perfumes and enjoy a Spring launch by three exquisite perfumers, Grandiflora, Juliette Has a Gun, and Miller et Bertaux. A [...]