Brynhyfryd was one of the most imposing buildings in Ipswich of its time. Although standing for less than 50 years, it made such an impression on the Ipswich community that its rise and fall became part of the city’s folklore.
The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Arts celebrate the work of senior arts students across the State. In 2014, Ipswich Art Gallery is host to the Metropolitan regional exhibition and offers a chance for students to share their work with the local community.
This installation draws its inspiration from El Lissitzky, a Russian avant-garde artist who believed that the future of art lay in its potential to be integrated into life. In 1923 he designed what he called a ‘proun room’ – a meeting place of art and architecture.
Art has always played an important role in the life of Indigenous Australians, connecting the people with the land, the past with the present, and passing on stories and traditions of one of the world's oldest continuing cultures.
Self confessed revhead, artist and dirt bike rider Eamon O’Toole is fuelled by his life-long passion for all things motorsport — a passion which he turns into sculptural creations of his favourite motorbikes and cars.
Queensland Folk Art celebrates the skill and creativity of everyday Queenslanders since 1859. Presented as part of the Q150 celebrations in 2009, this is the first exhibition to showcase the extraordinary creations of artists working outside the conventions of ‘high’ art.