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February 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Three Book and Paper Arts Shows at 23 Sandy in March!

We are pleased to present three book and paper arts shows in

the gallery in March. The shows will run March 4 –27, 2010. Please join us for an artists reception for all three show on First Friday, March 5 from 5:00-8:00


Virginia Flynn - The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker

In this new body of work, Flynn re-interprets the ornate vintage signs…


Added by Laura Russell on February 28, 2010 at 6:07 — No Comments

2010 FOCUS ON ARTISTS BOOKS at Artspace Mackay

Further information has been released by Artspace Mackay about the 2010 Focus on Artists' Books including some of the speakers:

CONFERENCE: 5th Australian Artists’ Book Forum

Saturday 10 April & Sunday 11 April 2010

Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre…


Added by Robert Heather on February 26, 2010 at 14:52 — No Comments

Impact 7 - 2011 in Melbourne Australia - call for papers

Impact 7

International multi-disciplinary printmaking conference

27 - 30 September 2011…


Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2010 at 11:53 — No Comments

Melbourne Museum of Printing featured on ABC TV Collectors program

The Melbourne Museum of Printing recently featured on ABC TV's Collectors program.

There is some info and short video on their website

Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2010 at 11:16 — No Comments

Bea Nettles: The Myths Behind the Woman

Arts and Culture just posted an interview that focuses on my artists' books and my early experimental photographic work. Here is the link:

Added by Bea Nettles on February 19, 2010 at 23:44 — No Comments


I'm thinking of starting my blog here on arts work. Just want to see what this looks like.

Added by Julie Russell-Steuart on February 18, 2010 at 2:41 — 1 Comment


En estas siete actividades que se agrupan bajo el nombre #proyectoMH se unen tres mundos que tienen mucho en común. En primer lugar el de los apasionados por la obra, las ideas y la figura de Miguel Hernandez. En segundo lugar el de una serie de Centros Educativos de diferentes niveles y países que se dedican a la enseñanza de las artes visuales. Y en tercer lugar, una red social - que trabaja de forma virtual y presencial, en los soportes artísticos que toman al libro o al… Continue

Added by librodeartista on February 17, 2010 at 19:10 — No Comments

Vale Valda Quick

Papermaker and book artist extraordinaire, Valda Quick passed away last Wednesday, she will be sorely missed.
Here is a small sample of her work from past years.

Added by Gail Stiffe on February 16, 2010 at 17:07 — No Comments

First, Firstline Exhibition.

Private view went well with lots of people turning up and saying nice things about the work. I tried to keep a low profile, these events can be a bit nerve racking. Janet did a brilliant job giving impromptu poetry readings.

Press turned up before the opening and took some embarrassing photos, which fortunately were never used. I'd vowed in the past never to be publicly humiliated again by the press, but after about half an hour of crawling about on the floor I realised that my ego had… Continue

Added by first line on February 14, 2010 at 0:00 — No Comments

Newspaper article

This article was in The Age on Saturday - congratulations to some of our AB3.0 members who are mentioned...

Added by Robert Heather on February 8, 2010 at 9:00 — 4 Comments

cataBlogue :: a project by linda carroli

I just wanted to let you know about a project that I have recently started. Catablogue is a catalogue of a personal, informal and accidental collection of arts and artist publications, including my own.

It is an extension of the Wording project, produced in 2006-7, which is comprised of a series of writings that explore ideas of art writing and writing art.

I am exploring the idea of the catalogue while also critically… Continue

Added by linda carroli on February 6, 2010 at 6:00 — No Comments

Artspace Mackay has announced finalists for Libris Awards

I stumbled across this news on their website...

It is probably of interest to a number of you here.

Added by Robert Heather on February 1, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

State Library Fellowships open in Melbourne

A number of artist book artists have received Fellowships through this program over the years. It provides an excellent opportunity to work with one of the largest collections of artists' books in Australia.

If you are interested you should definitely have a look at the… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on February 1, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

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