Open Studios 2019
Price: $40 AUD
Duration: 6 hrs (approx)
Pick up point: Warragul train station and within the Drouin/Warragul local area.
Start: 10:30 am
End: 4:30 pm
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Discover something new as the artists and designers of Warragul and surrounds open their doors to share their magnificent creations. We will visit three home studios and the artistic hub of Yarragon.
Pick up from Drouin and Warragul and transport to each studio.
Entry into three studios within the Warragul and surrounding area with artists and designers eager to chat about their work. A great opportunity to meet some internationally recognised artists with behind the scenes access to their remarkable workshops.
A complimentary Into the Country Tours goodie bag, including water and a snack.
Tour 1 - Saturday 30th March 2019 Pick up Drouin 10:15am and Warrragul 10:30am
Graeme Myrteza - Graeme, a farmer from Gippsland, paints only in oils and mainly paints around the Gippsland area capturing early morn and late evening light.
The tour takes a break in Yarragon where you can purchase lunch or you can bring your own and stroll through galleries and antique shops throughout the village.
Yvette Stubbs - Yvette is an exciting multi media artist. her works are vibrant, unique and quirky. We will visit her studio in a century old school building and say hello.
Lynne Bickoff - Lynne works intuitively and forms a visual commentary on her own environment and to our unique landscape. Working in mixed media predominantly, a love for painting keeps her constantly inspired.
Tour 2 - Sunday 31st March 2019 Warragul 10:15am and Drouin 10:30am
Don Barrat - Most of my sculpture is contemporary abstract, comprising shape, form, colour and texture; but sometimes during the creative process, figurative shapes appear. I work intuitively, allowing the work itself to dictate the final outcome.
Laurel Foenander - A professional artist known mainly for wildlife and flower paintings, her colours have overflowed to include landscapes, still life, abstracts and even furniture and garden pieces.
The tour takes a break in Neerim South where you can purchase your lunch or bring it along to enjoy the park.
Kay Lancashire - Kay’s work is contemporary in nature. Discover the textures and 3D sculptural qualities that can be wrought with beads, wire and metal. Many things inspire her work:- history, texture, nature, music, folklore.
Kerrie Warren - Through intuitively based artworks that include Large-Scale Abstract Paintings, Stoneware Ceramics & Installation, ‘life’ and ‘nature’ are poetically explored.
Judi Money - The clay inspires me to ‘go within’ and I discover more about who I am and how I feel. Thoughts take flight as I build, carve and sculpt the raw materials.