Gifted artists showcase talents at Wondai Art Gallery

UntitledTake a journey through Greece during September at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery when two Queensland artists, Karol Oakley and Jane Jacobs, showcase ‘Touched by Greece’ at the ‘Spring Time in the Gallery’ Exhibition.

The exhibition begins on Friday, 3 September and will run till the 26th September at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery in Hali Street, Wondai.

Sunshine Coast local Jane Jacobs said that ‘Touched by Greece’ has gradually evolved since they met when she joined Karol’s first art tour to the Greek Islands in 2007.

“Since then we have both revisited Greece to paint, and this collection aims to capture our mutual affection for the spectacular Greek landscapes, and its iconic history and culture,” Jane said.

‘Touched by Greece’ is comprised of paintings, prints and poetry and is one of several talented artists’ collections that will be displayed at the exhibition.

The other artists featured at the exhibition include unique artist, Thelma Archibald, who embroiders over her paintings to create an interesting effect, pastelist Judith Goodman and a selection of artwork by the students at Windra State School.

President of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s management committee, Elaine Maddille said all the exhibiting pieces would depict a ‘spring time’ theme with many pastel and floral pieces on display.

The Gallery is open seven days a week from 10 to 4pm and admission is free.  Opening night will begin at 6pm on Friday, September 3rd with an entry fee of $5 which includes homemade finger food, wine available to purchase from local winery, Captains Paddock and entertainment from Windra State School Choir with Headmaster, Guy Davis accompanying on guitar.

To RSVP for opening night or for more information about the exhibition or any of the participating artists, call the gallery on 07 4168 5926.

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