Art transformation

Culture. Art About Town is set to be transformed from a youth art and photography competition to a month-long celebration for all ages. From street art to exhibitions, the Circular Head Council initiative is set to see art put to the forefront during the month of September. Youth and community services officer Jodie Saville said …

3 years ago

Future of arts

Invite. Three passionate residents are not ready to close the door on arts in Circular Head, and ask like-minded people to meet with them on Monday night. Smithton’s Debbie Killer, Stanley’s Josie Riches, and Mark Rees – who recently moved to the area – want to gauge the community’s interest in keeping the arts alive …

4 years ago

End to touring exhibitions

Art. The Circular Head region has many wonderful artists across the spectrum of artistic endeavours and the community must nurture them as it benefits greatly from their work, according to the outgoing president of CHArts, Sue Popowski. “But unfortunately funding given to Tasmanian Regional Arts is likely to be cut and so a reduced program …

5 years ago
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Capturing Circular Head’s best known faces

Art. The CHArtchibald Prize, where local artists celebrate a familiar face, is open for entries. The CHArtchibald Prize is a portrait of a past or present Circular Head (human) identity. The artist is asked to accompany their work with a small paragraph about the person. Entries close on Monday November 11, allowing judges time to pick …

5 years ago

Material Girl swishes into town

Exhibition. Art is a great way to feed the senses and to open our minds to new ideas and ways of thinking, according to CHArts’s Sue Popowski. And the arty folk at CHArts have a new exhibition for the people of Circular Head to come and enjoy. “Material Girl is part of our latest exhibition and …

5 years ago

Sound sewing display

Exhibition. Two sewing exhibitions are on display in Smithton, one inspired by song, the other by colour. CHArts’s Sue Popowski said Lullaby Blankets, on display at Time Out on Emmett, is a project that evolved from a series of craft classes facilitated for migrant and refugee women. “During the classes it became evident that singing …

5 years ago

New logo for CHArts

Art. Circular Head Arts is putting its new logo in the community’s hands by asking for logo designs to be submitted before the end of next month. The new logo which will be used in CHArts’ promotional activities, advertising, and on its website and Facebook. There is a prize for the winning design. Entries can be …

5 years ago
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