Atrium Gallery Open Day - Artists Demonstrating
Atrium Gallery 10:00am - 3:00pm
Art, General Interest, Hobbies, Social, Special Interest
5 Main St
Parking off Church St, next to War Memorial Hall
Buderim, Queensland, 4556
Phone: 07 5450 1714
Join us for a fabulous day, our last Atrium Gallery Open Day for 2014 on Saturday 22nd November 10am – 3pm. Enjoy the fabulous display of Art work while chatting to the Artists and watch them create their master pieces. Relax in the tranquil garden with a tea or coffee and scone. The Atrium Gallery has artists of wide and varied mediums and a beautiful range of fine art and artisan craft work, there is something for everyone. The Atrium is open 7 days 10am – 4pm.
This months featured Artists:
Bob was born in 1965 and showed talent from a young age. His grandfather was an artist and uncle a professional artist in Spain. He loves outback scenes as he lived in Cobar New South Wales until he was 16 years of age. He graduated from Queensland College of Art with a certificate in Applied Art and Honours in Drawing, Painting, and Illustration, in 1986. Bob paints in oils and pastels and enjoys painting on a large scale and has recently sold some extra large mural canvases. He has always been keen on his art.
His talent in art is a great strength and outlet for him. He is a prolific artist and has a strong drive to continue drawing and painting. He has a great understanding of mixing colours and is particularly good with landscapes, painting trees is his speciality. Bob exhibits every May in The Mental Health Illness Fellowship of Queensland Exhibition in Brisbane, which donates to research in mental illness. Some have been bought by the Mental Health Department for Queensland and hang in Brisbane hospitals. Bob uses pastels with excellent results and has won many awards in 2004, 2010, and Commended Pastel - Glasshouse Country Festival 2011.
Janice Souter born in Nambour, a true local. Janice learnt how to sew as a child as her mum was a dressmaker and a local lady Mrs. Baumann came weekly to school to teach needlework at the old Chevallum State School. Janice married and moved away as her husband joined the RAAF and returned to the area when his term was finished. Janice says “I always loved fabric and threads and made my clothes and my children's.
While we were posted in Canberra in 1980 I came across a Patchwork Shop. I was blown away by the beautiful fabrics and simple designs. I was totally hooked before my first class. Cutting and stitching different fabrics together was so much more exciting than making clothes. I love to make vibrant quilts where the fabric tells the story. I like to design quilts and have been commissioned to make special quilts for babies and weddings.”
Janice loves designing, choosing fabric, cutting and sewing the blocks together to make the flimsy top, but finds it difficult to put the top batting and backing together like a sandwich. She has Judy from Furball Farm put the layers together and quilt the design on her Longarm Quilting Machine, but enjoys quilting smaller projects herself such as baby quilts, table runners, and placemats.
The Atrium Gallery
Buderim Craft Cottage
5 Main St, Buderim (next to war memorial hall, parking on Church St)
Ph: 07 54 501714