Please note this is a Saturday Opening, 11am - 1pm and 'You have the soul of an architect' will only run until Tuesday 4 July.
Opening Friday 3 November, 6-8pm
Opening Friday 17, 6-8pm
Image credit: Michelle Eabry
Artist Talk Saturday 25 February at BSA Project Space 11.30-12.30
OPENS FRIDAY 9, 6-8pm
North Coast TAFE student Pamela Billington`s work reflects upon China`s rapid embrace of modernity, at the expense of its longstanding traditions. Pam is currently completing her Advanced Diploma in Ceramics at Lismore TAFE.
OPENS FRIDAY 9, 6-8pm
North Coast TAFE student Saphire Rose Rochelle presents a body of work exploring ecological, cultural and sacred symbology. Saphire is currently completing her Advanced Diploma in Ceramics at Lismore TAFE. The Alchemy of Trees will be opened by Hobie Porter.
A group exhibition showcasing the work of students in the BSA Visual Arts Foundation (VAP) 2016 programme
The works of emerging artists Casey Arnaud and Leeby Sotheren are an exploration of finding place - a search for memory, connections and a sense of belonging.
Fervour and forfeiture by BSA student Kim Bennett is an exhibition using nature and the landscape as a metaphor for the self and experience.
The yearly Art Pop Up Shop originally started by the creative collective The Industrialists is back this year with a slightly different line up. This Saturday 12th November you can head to the BSA Project Space and pick up an artwork from respected artists James Guppy, Christine Willcocks, Michael Cusack, Travis Paterson, Sarah Harvey and Rick Shearman. Expect to find a diverse range of paintings, drawings, and prints for one-day only prices.
Meeting the Moment is a group exhibition showcasing the work of students in the BSA Visual Arts Portfolio (VAP) 2016 programme.
James Guppy's new work returns to favoured themes of the body and intimacy. 'Moved by rhythms and textures of cherished bodies, I have played with these elements to transform lovers at play into a cantata of forms'. For James these paintings are a celebration of flesh and touch - the essence of our being. Join us for a preview of James Guppy's Sydney exhibition Counterpoint at Brenda May Gallery. Artist talk in the BSA Project Space from 1 - 2 pm.
The Drawing Show is a an exhibition about drawing showcasing the work of students in the BSA Visual Arts Research & Project (VARP) 2016 programme.
An exhibition of new works by Michelle Holton
The BSA is excited to have Jacqui Smith and her Microscope Drawing Laboratory in our Mullumbimby studio this October. This is a free school holiday art-science workshop to be held twice daily over two days, so you can book your child into one of these sessions and watch their imagination expand as they use microscopes to explore their world.
Microscopic Drawing Laboratory Open House on October 7th is for the whole family, artists and wider community - all are welcome to drop in between 10am and 2pm to explore objects, images and the artworks produced during the workshops. Have a go at the activities and participate in the collaborative artworks!
OPENING FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 6-8 PM
Recording Absence is an exhibition by Ree Hegh working across painting, sculpture and video exploring relationships of medium, process and metaphor.
Artist Courtney Cook explores the idea of the threshold as both a liminal space and a boundary behind which a radically different state of affairs exists.
M.E. Baird will be showcasing his new album with special guests at the BSA Project Space on Sunday September 4th. Doors open 4pm. Music 4:30pm - 6:30pm(ish). Entry $10 at the door or pay $15 and receive a signed copy of the new album.
We Are Not Ourselves is a multi institutional group exhibition of student work from Queensland College of the Arts, Brisbane; Southern Cross University, Lismore; and the Byron School of Art.
Main Image (below): Green Wall by Cosima Sales, thumbnail image (detail) After Louise by Michelle Holton
PhD candidate, dancer, photographer and film maker, Sonia York-Pryce presents a visual documentation: Interprète, celebrating the mature dancers "corporeal difference" and how their practice rather than their age defines them.
Scroll down for vimeo link to Sonia York-Pryce, Interprète/Inappropriate Behaviour 8 Dancers respond, 2015. digital video, duration 6:34mins or go to soniayork-pryce.com
Unnatural Worlds curated by Christine Willcocks & Travis Paterson is a group show of established and emerging artists highlighting the possibilities of printmaking. Through materiality and content Unnatural Worlds offers multiple interpretations and representations of the physical world. Artists include Hanny Bayard, Andrew Browne, Graeme Drendel, Brent Harris, Euan Macleod, Travis Paterson, Ami Sullivan, Christina Waterson, and Christine Willcocks. This show coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Print Council of Australia.
Mullumbimby Fashion Week:IRL is an exhibition of new work by artist Melissa Poole that explores themes of desire, escapism, aspiration, and the body as a site of the peculiar economic (ir)rationalism of fashion/art worlds.
In this series of works on paper, artist and musician Matt Baird explores the idea of Relativism in which points of view have no absolute truth or validity within themselves.
Artist Susan Gourley's work aims to destabilize the consumerist impulse through paradox, mimicry and repetition. In A Consumer’s Guide to Unobtainable Happiness Gourley uses waste materials to reproduce the textural qualities of faux tableaux French-inspired patisseries, both mimicking and questioning a culture built on mass consumption.
An exhibition of seductive and emotive paintings capturing an essence of place mediated through media visuals