August has arrived and brings with it the hint of Spring that we enjoy in Queensland – this year is our 2nd year hosting
Our Sunshine Coast – Yaroomba Beach 2017 Artist-in-Residence
We are looking forward to welcoming –
Tokyo based Artist – Akira Murata to Australia
Akira’s Work is primarily, a mix of watercolour and specially developed pastels – created by his Atelier in Tokyo in collaboration with a Japanese Cosmetic Company. There is a series of hard and soft pastels and Akira will be bringing samples of these for us to experiment with during his Workshop on the Sunshine Coast!
Please refer to the ‘Timeline’ below to see where and when you will be able to meet Akira and watch him work.
- We are fully booked – sorry for his Workshop at Yaroomba Beach – 26/27 August ’17 – however you are welcome to come and visit the
- Yaroomba Beach Design Centre – 1443 David Low Way – Yaroomba Beach Qld – 4573 – each afternoon – 1pm to 4pm from the 25th August to the 1st September ’17 – to see what inspires Akira here in Australia!
Fish Lane Studios Workshop/Gallery will also host a full Exhibition of Akira’s Artwork in our
So – if you can’t make it to the Sunny Coast – you will be able to meet the artist – over a glass of champagne –
11am to 2pm on the 22nd August ’17 when he flies in from Tokyo –
125 Melbourne Street – South Brisbane – 4101
What’s Happening during Akira’s – Artist-in-Residence 2017 –
hosted with thanks – on the Sunshine Coast by Sekisui House – at the Design Centre Yaroomba Beach –
25 August to 2 September 2017 – in conjunction with The Horizon Festival 2017.
Mr Murata will bring to Australia a new range of new Pastel mediums and experience in layering Pastel and Watercolour Work – he will be bringing his specialist Pastels – ‘Jesus Pastels’ with him for us to experiment with – news of these shortly!
In The Afternoon of Champagne
…….. September – Studio Work with Watercolour Artist – Wyn Vogel –
to be ready for a special Exhibition –
Biennale Internationale d’Aquarelle – France 2018
Inspiration from the Terns of the – Southern Oceans – Where Rivers Run – Southern Skies and Kookaburra Eggs
………. October – We celebrate the return of Cold Wax and Charcoal Artist –
Kym Barrett for a return of her amazing Workshops –
1st of October and the 22nd October – 2 linked Workshop Days with homework in between!!!
The above ‘Exhibitions and Programs‘ are all amazing and special in their own right – they also support the underpinning key goals of Fish Lane Studios – International Art Collective – to create ‘Immersive Installations‘ – Environments to assist with the enhancement of well-being in our clinical and built environments – over 2017/18 we are working with Post Grad PhD Artist and Researcher – Alex Ashton to complete Research on the impact of our Installations and understand how we can enhance and deliver greater benefits from these creative spaces! If you are interested in understanding and perhaps becoming involved in this research please head to our Contacts Page and leave your email.