Brisbane Portrait Prize, Metro Arts and West Village present
Wendy Sharpe: Artist's Talk and Workshop (SOLD OUT)
AboutArtists Talk | Portraiture, Prizes and Me.
Wendy Sharpe is one of Australia's most acclaimed and awarded artists. In this lively, informative, illustrated talk, she will share her experience as a figurative painter with a career stretching back to the 1980s. Wendy will discuss her work as a finalist and winner in a long list of art prizes. She will also give a rare behind the scenes insight into her extensive experience as a judge of many art prizes. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions!
Workshop | Art Materials: an introduction.
Wendy Sharpe will give a practical talk about art materials and their qualities. She will discuss oil and acrylic paint techniques and will demonstrate the use of gouache, pastel and other drawing materials. Wendy will also bring some private sketchbooks to give an insight into how she designs paintings. It will be a great opportunity to learn and ask the questions you have always wanted the answers to! Participants should bring a notebook. You won't be painting but might like to make notes.
DATESArtist Talk: 10am - 12pm, 7 May 2022
Workshop: 1pm - 3pm, 7 May 2022
LocationMetro Arts, 97 Boundary Street, West End QLD 4101
The easiest way to access Metro Arts is to enter West Village from Boundary Street, wander through the garden area, and make your way down Factory Lane. You can find more information to help plan your visit here.
PRICESArtist Talk Admission: $25.00 + booking fee
Workshop Admission: $50.00 + booking fee
DURATIONApproximately 120 minutes per session.
WARNINGSSuitable for all ages. Please note - a lockout period applies. Latecomers may be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.
ACCESSIBILITY NOTEMetro Arts' spaces are wheelchair accessible. Tickets for patrons in a wheelchair, with accessibility needs and/or Companion Card holders are not available online. Please call Metro Arts on 07 3002 7100 Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm to enquire or make your booking.
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