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Friday, August 6, 2010

Oh what a night...........

The inaugural opening event of our permanent art space was held last night and was extremely well attended by local artists, academics, business people, politicians and councillors. We had people attending from Ipswich, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Holland. Literally standing room only!!

We would like to thank everyone who attended for their support in making our opening night an amazing experience of art, glorious food and wine, and a real social networking event.

The evening was a huge success and we thank all the Ipswich artists and designers involved in this exhibition: Donna Davis, Kate Roberts, Andrew Spark, Laura Phillips, Eva Fritz, Sally Picker, Rebecca Lewis (Little Brown Dog), and Kyla Story (Little Bird), and from Brisbane, designers Kellie Christie and Chrissy Foreman, as well as our guest Brisbane artist, Ros Paton and our international guest artist from Mexico, Dea Arjona.

We would also like to thank the countless people who have supported us throughout our planning and renovating stages: Donna Davis for her untiring support of our projects, advice, organisation skills and of course her amazing installation art, Kate Roberts for her spectacular jewellery artworks, advice and many kind offers of support (and chauffeur service),David Beckett for his carpentry and painting skills and innovative art concepts, Michael Davis for his beautifully designed and constructed steel plinths and Deann Devin for her home cooking delights that kept us going throughout our renovations and for the decadent chocolate cheesecakes she supplied for our opening night event and of course all of our facebook friends who have continued to support and promote us.

We look forward to seeing you all again at our new art space at 191 Brisbane Street, Ipswich and will keep you posted on our upcoming events.

Opening Hours: Saturday 9am-2pm, Tuesday to Friday 9am-4pm.

1 comment:

  1. It was a fantastic night. Thankyou LeAnne and Gil for all you are doing promoting art in Ipswich. The space looks fabulous and I am sure the success of your opening night is indicative of the great things you will achieve in you permanent art space.


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