Arts initiatives at Ginninderry
Our arts initiatives are designed to inspire culture and community by providing residents with the opportunity to pursue their creative passions through participation in workshops, initiatives and collaboration with artists from the Strathnairn Arts Association Precinct.
From the establishment of local groups such as the With One Voice choir, to a Design Library featuring 60 artworks by prominent artists that can be incorporated into building elements at no extra charge, our arts initiatives deliver opportunities that showcase and celebrate creativity.
The Art Space
The Link Art Space provides exhibition space to artists, schools and community groups for the cost of just $100 (to cover cleaning costs for the period of the exhibition). With access to the Foyer, external spaces and other areas subject to approval, the space also features moveable screens and plinths. Exhibitors can also have an online exhibition running concurrently with the actual exhibition.
Available spaces within The Link can be viewed here.
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Ginninderry Design Library
To support our commitment to building quality open spaces that enhance the public realm, we have established a Design Library that features 81 designs created by eight prominent regional artists, Geoff Farquhar-Still, Claire Shepherd (Primrose), G.W. Bot, Jazz and Kristal Matthews, Kayannie Denigan, Leah Brideson and Rayne Huddleston. These designs are available at no cost to approved architects and builders, to use as feature elements for façade designs, signage, seating, walkways and other buildings in the public domain.
Through our unique connection to the arts, Ginninderry is a development like no other. Our commitment to creative endeavours is showcased through the integration of public art throughout our precinct, that reflects our unique location and identity. Our Public Art Reference Group assesses proposed art installations and designs with the involvement of the community.
Ginninderry Design Library and Collection, and Sharon Field Botany
12 December 2023 – 21 January 2024
The Ginninderry Design Library features 81 designs created by eight prominent regional artists, Geoff Farquhar-Still, Claire Shepherd (Primrose), G.W. Bot, Jazz and Kristal Matthews, Kayannie Denigan, Leah Brideson and Rayne Huddleston.
Also on exhibition is Sharon Field. In 2012, Greening Australia commissioned acclaimed botanical artist Sharon Field to complete 10 artworks of native groundcover plants. The set of works contains 9 individual native flower sketches and one larger work depicting all 9 of the groundcover plants.
Cristy Froehlich: "Water"
Tuesday, 23 January - 3 March 2024
Constructed and incidental interactions between water, light, time, colour, texture and oils. This exhibition brings colourful macro insights into the finer details of water. Cristy Froehlich invites the viewer to look at water in a way that enables a new perspective on something we take for granted, but is essential in our survival.
Simone Annis: A street tree named desire
5 March 2024 – Sunday, 14 April 2024
‘Like sands through the hourglass, these are the trees of our lives.’
Through paint, Simone tells a story of place and belonging, in the suburban landscape that she inhabits daily. “Like the trees, I’ve laid down roots.”.
Hall Painters: Thank God It's Friday!
28 February - Sunday, 26 May 2024
Sue Marye Cox, Felicity Green, Helen White, Wendy Carty, Helen Godden, Hannah Begashaw, Paula Harsant, Ineka Voight.
The Hall Artists are a group of like-minded, supportive women that get together and paint every Friday in the beautiful community of Hall. “We come from different walks of life and are at different stages of artistic endeavour, however we always look forward to coming together to paint on Fridays. Thank God It's Friday!”
Digital Photography by gm frew: Eclectic
28 May - Sunday, 7 July 2024
From the drama and whimsey of Nature, through the vast expanse of Panoramas to the confounding and comedy of modern life, come and join us in exploring the photographic work of gm frew. The Arts have always been a passion for gm, ranging from experimental music to rock and roll as well as theatre, as a writer, and performer, to photography.
All these disparate influences come together in this thought provoking and sometime hilarious photographic exhibit.
Paul Licayan (PAW): Petals And Worms
1 October- Sunday, 10 November 2024
The exhibition is PAW's first solo exhibition. Petals and Worms (PAW) is the artist’s colourful representation of the circle of life, where the worms consume the petals and the flowers also benefits from them. The exhibition will have PAW's hand painted canvases, and also some of his sculpture.
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