Layers and Connections: Journeys of the real and imaginary

DEADLINE : 28th October, 1:00 - 3:00pm

About the drawing session

Inspired by the textures and layers in  our current exhibition, Empathy to Infiltration, this drawing session explores a broad range of experimental surfaces and mark-making techniques. Through this tutored session you’ll explore ideas about journey, time and layers on an individual level, which can take the form of an artist’s book.

All materials will be provided. Drawers of all abilities welcome.

Learn more about Empathy to Infiltration here.

What you’ll get:

  • All materials are provided
  • Tutored drawing session with experienced artist and educator

 What to bring:

  • Just yourself!
  • Students are welcome to use their own drawing materials if they have particular materials they want to use

About the tutor

Stephen Newton is an artist educator with an extensive national exhibition profile. A recipient of numerous awards and grants, Stephen has completed large scale public realm sculpture commissions in Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Graduate Diploma in Teaching and a Master of Arts in Visual Art. He is currently a PhD candidate with the School of Arts at Australian National University, Canberra and lectures at TAFE Queensland Brisbane in sculpture and visual art.

About Artisan’s drawing sessions

Artisan’s drawing sessions are a series of tutored drawing sessions that take inspiration from Artisan’s exhibition program and exhibiting artists. The program is held once per exhibition and each session will focus on a new theme in response to Artisan’s current exhibitions. The aim of this program is to encourage visitors to engage with and respond to craft and design objects and exhibition themes in new and creative ways.

For more information please visit the – Website

Image: Students from the Australian Institute of Creative Design drawing objects from Artisan’s Material: Concrete exhibition. Photo by Artisan.