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Last 10 Available Media Releases
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13 March 2019
Landscapes and still lifes poetically converge in new exhibition
Tweed Regional Gallery will present a series of new and recent paintings by Melbourne-based artist Dean Home in a new exhibition titled On a walk in the poet’s garden which is on display from Friday 22 March until Sunday 18 August 2019.
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12 March 2019
Tweed Regional Gallery exhibition explores local stories
During 2018 Maria Kontis spent four weeks working from the Gallery’s Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio exploring stories of the region as inspiration for her latest exhibition of drawings.
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11 March 2019
Jewellers put their tools to USE
A new exhibition of contemporary jewellery and small objects will be officially opened at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre on Friday 15 March.
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5 March 2019
A Stitch in time
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, the new Gallery DownTown in Murwillumbah invites you make a Blue Jean Sisters doll.
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27 February 2019
Punk, politics and art on show in new exhibition

Self-made: zines and artist books is an exhibition showcasing the eclectic world of independent publishing, from exquisite handmade artist books to radical low-fi zines, on display at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre from Friday 1 March 2019.

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22 February 2019
Looking for a likeness
Entries are open for the prestigious Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture, held biennially at Tweed Regional Gallery. 
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15 February 2019
Looking closely at ‘seeing’
In 2010 Murwillumbah-born Sienna van Rossum impressed many with her first oil painting titled Wollumbin’s Child, which she entered into the Border Art Prize at the Tweed Regional Gallery. 
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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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