DON’T miss your chance to work with some of Australia’s most innovative and creative Australian contemporary artists at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery over the next few weeks.
As part of the Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition suite of public programs, BRAG is hosting Curious Creators - three artist-led workshops across three weekends.
In Riveting Robots, Tully Arnot will show workshop participants how to create their own robotic kinetic hand-built from cardboard.
Tully is a Sydney-based contemporary artist who uses electronics and small microprocessors in his art to create artworks that are active and responsive.
Tully has exhibited around Australia and internationally, including at Art Stage, Singapore and Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, United States.
Riveting Robots workshop is suitable for ages eight and up, will run from 1pm-4.30pm next Saturday, January 19 and costs $30.
On Saturday, February 2, create some Wild Wearable Art with Sydney-based artist Rosie Deacon.
Rosie will show you how to funkify your wardrobe with some neo-Australiana designs and embellishments.
Rosie has been involved in the Sydney radio station FBI SMAC festival and has curated an MCA ArtBar.
Wild Wearable Art is suitable for ages 12 and up, will run from 1pm-4.30pm and costs $20. BYO plain shirt.
To finish the Curious Creators, Bathurst-based artist Karen Golland will lead the workshop Technocraft Wearables, showing participants how to create light-based wearable pieces of art using a microcontroller, LEDs, conductive thread, beads, sequins and buttons.
Technocraft Wearables is a two-day workshop, running 10am-4pm on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10.
Technocraft Wearables is suitable for ages 15 and up and is $60 for the two days.
Advanced bookings and payment are essential for all workshops.
To book, visit the gallery and inquire at the front desk or call 6333 6555.
Fruit snacks will be provided at all workshops.
In January, BRAG also has its regular school holiday program of workshops inspired by Curiouser and Curiouser suitable for ages six to 17 years.
These workshops cost $10 per child and will run January 15, 16, 18, 22, 23 and 24.
For further information about the current exhibitions, workshops or events, go to www.bathurstart.com.au, visit our Facebook page or call 6333 6555.
Entry to the gallery is free.