2019 Program 2019 Program

2 November - 1 December 2019


 Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize
 Dedicated to the memory of contemporary   visual artist, art educator and collector,the   late Lyn McCrea, the national award   promotes excellence in contemporary   Australian drawing.

 Image: Winner 2018, Ginny Grayson, Min Little   Black Muse (detail), 2017, charcoal   on paper,   63cm x 79cm







6 December 2019 - 26 January 2020


Violent Salt
Violent Salt discusses issues surrounding racism and discrimination against First Nations peoples and minority groups, as well as the lack of respect for, and desecration of culture and the natural environment. Violent Salt invites artists to speak their truths about these experiences, and offers an opportunity for understanding and connection whilst seeking to celebrate and honour Australia's unique multiculturalism and landscape.

Artists: Abdul Abdullah (NSW), Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), Richard Bell (QLD), Daniel Boyd (NSW), Megan Cope (QLD), Karla Dickens (NSW), S.J. Norman (VIC), Yhonnie Scarce (VIC/SA) and Jemima Wyman (QLD).

Image: Karla Dickens, Wiradjuri People, Quartered, 2017, mixed media, dimensions variable. Mackay Regional Council Art Collection.