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Last 10 Available Media Releases
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29 November 2018
Artist draws upon details from nature
Delzoppo media release

Scottish-American naturalist, environmental philosopher and pioneer glaciologist, John Muir has said ‘when one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world’. Mullumbimby-based artist Carolyn Delzoppo has taken this quote as a launch pad for her new body of work that highlights the interconnectivity of all things, both seen and unseen.

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22 November 2018
Tweed Regional Gallery celebrates career of influential interior designer
Marion Hall Best media release

Tweed Regional Gallery will open a colourful, dynamic new exhibition on Friday 14 December celebrating the career of Marion Hall Best (1905–1988), one of the first independent and influential Australian interior designers.

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8 October 2018
Botanical artist explores fascination of native mangroves

An exhibition by Newcastle-based natural history and botanical artist Deirdre Bean entitled Australia’s mangroves: living on the edge will open at Tweed Regional Gallery on Friday 12 October.

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3 October 2018
Artist confesses all
Artist confesses all

Graeme Drendel is a Melbourne-based painter and printmaker whose skilfully executed works appear to be driven by narratives - though it is not necessarily clear what these narratives may be.

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2 October 2018
Fancy dress sparks imagination of young artists
The winners of the Les Perkins Portrait Prize for 2018 have been announced.
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2 October 2018
Opportunity to work with acclaimed artist
Leading Australian contemporary artist Laith McGregor will teach two drawing workshops at Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah in October.
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27 September 2018
Latest exhibition a labour of love and time
Borrowed Time, opening on Friday 5 October, brings together new and recent works by leading contemporary Australian artist Laith McGregor, focusing on the themes of time and labour.
17 September 2018
Going to a Fancy Dress Party for the 22nd Les Peterkin Prize
The annual Les Peterkin Portrait Prize, on show at the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre from Friday 28 September until Sunday 2 December 2018, is a huge celebration of the artistic talent of local primary school students. The Prize is one of the Gallery’s most popular exhibitions, and has once again attracted an enormous number of entries and participating schools.
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5 September 2018
Inaugural Community Picnic celebrates Gallery milestone
Pack a blanket, a picnic basket and bring the whole family along for a special community gathering in the grounds of Tweed Regional Gallery to celebrate their 30 year anniversary.
30 August 2018
Looking at art slowly promotes conversation
A new MemoryScape program to heighten public awareness about dementia will be launched at Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah on Friday 7 September, to coincide with Dementia Awareness Month.
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