Art from the Margins

Exhibitions and professional workshops to support and promote talented artists in Brisbane and beyond living with mental health issues, physical or intellectual disabilities or experiencing homelessness and social isolation. 

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A year in my suburb

Monday 13 September - Thursday 22 October 2021

Art from the Margins is delighted to welcome Sue Yule’s colourful nature-inspired artworks into our Gallery, just in time for Spring!

‘A Year In My Suburb’ shows the nature and beauty around us that we can connect to in our own suburb.

Upcoming events

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Term 3 2021 [Wednesday] Open Studio

Open Studio is led every Wednesday by our dedicated volunteer Ros Verisheff. Come along and work on your own projects in a group environment or participate in a creative activity demonstrated by Ros.

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Term 3 [Online] Developing Artist Practice Part 2

This Zoom workshop series continues on from the industry knowledge learned in Term 2 combined with mentoring from Sue Loveday. Over the term participants will continue to work towards tangible goals and outcomes as it relates to their career as artists as well as the group exhibition at Art From The Margins toward the end of the year.

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The Superpowers of US

The Superpowers of US expresses the pride, joy and excitement artists experienced whilst creating in the Multicap Centre of Creative Arts (COCA) program. The COCA program supports a range of art and performance activities, offering creative options for artists of all ages living with a disability throughout Queensland to be able to present and promote their skills to audiences everywhere. ‘The Superpowers of US’ was exclaimed by one of the artists while installing his team’s work so it seemed a fitting title for the exhibition.

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A Year in My Suburb

Sue Yule has been building her artistic career with AFTM since 2017 and in 2018 was recognised with an Emerging Artist Award as part of the AFTM Outsider Art Awards.

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Term 4 2021 [Wednesday] Open Studio

Join us across ten weeks every Wednesday for a chance to work on your own projects.

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Term 4 2021 [Thursday] Deepening Artistic Practice

This term artists will resolve their ongoing artworks and prepare them for exhibition.

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Term 4, 2021 [Friday - Afternoon] Exploring Your Inner Artist

The Friday group will enable participants to create and make art. It’ll be based on the idea of ‘Art for Art's Sake’.

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Term 4 2021 [Monday] Foto Group

Theory and technical skills applied to the subject ‘photographic storytelling’.

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Term 4 2021 [Monday] Mark Making with Christine Butler

Mark making supports artistic development in a friendly, inclusive, uncompetitive and playful environment, while you find yourself developing more imagination and creative skills.

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About us

At Art from the Margins Gallery & Studios, we provide workshops focusing on skills development, professional development and artist support, and our exhibition program hosts a number of artists per year with opportunities for artwork sales and mentoring.

Art from the Margins also proudly presents two biennial art awards supporting artists living with adversity throughout Queensland and Nationally.

We are a registered NDIS provider.

Learn more about us.

Exterior of the Art from the Margins Gallery and Studio

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