NQCC's biennial Postcard Art fundraiser is back! On show at Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts from Friday 10th September 6pm, all postcard-sized artworks will be auctioned off at the end of the exhibition 9th October 6pm, with all funds supporting our work here in North Queensland!
About the exhibition
Every two years, artists from North Queensland and all around the country (and overseas) support North Queensland Conservation Council by donating a small artwork to our exhibition. Using a postcard as a size guide, these artworks include paintings, sketches, photographs and prints, as well as small 3-dimensional artworks.
The exhibition is displayed at Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts in Townsville's CBD and also online for several weeks. Then, each artwork is auctioned off to the highest bidder, with all proceeds supporting the work of North Queensland Conservation Council.
This year's theme
"Nature: the wonder and the tragedy".
To be a nature-lover has come to mean living out a tragic love story. How do we balance the overwhelming wonderment of our natural world with the heartache of its immense suffering? Conservation is key. This exhibition supports the work of North Queensland Conservation Council.
Please contact Tiff with any queries.
Email: [email protected]
Ph: 0428 987 535
- Sign up as a volunteer to assist with volunteering at our art auction.
- Help us to spread the word. Let your artistic friends know about our exhibition and encourage your art-loving or nature-loving friends to place a bid on their favourite artwork.
This post is written by Liz Murphy-Forrester from Queensland Conservation Council. It orginally appears on their website. Queensland Conservation Council and North Queensland Conservation Council collaborated together to put on an event for Queensland Women's Week.
In a culture where we are often focused on limitations, 'Empowering NQ women for the Environment' on Magnetic Island was an event that celebrated the incredible capacity of generations of NQ women standing up boldly for the environment.
The weekend retreat, held during Queensland Women's Week, saw women from Mackay through to Cairns come together to share stories, skills and strengthen networks. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women shared stories, through dance, about their life journeys and caring for country.Read more
Here is a directory of different groups providing volunteer opportunities with on-ground conservation or environmental projects in the local region:
Conservation Volunteers Australia projects in Townsville region – check this website to confirm correct dates, meeting location and contact details. Projects include Creekwatch (water quality testing and surveys), Friends of Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station and native revegetation nursey.Read more