Saturday, April 20, 2013

PAVE Festival Photography Exhibition 2013

The PAVE (Performing and Visual Arts in Emerald) Festival is in its 8th year.

Today was the Official Opening of the PAVE Photography Exhibition.

I am very pleased that my image of Koolamara Waters received HIGHLY COMMENDED.

Sunrise glow on Koolamara Waters
© Barbara Oehring

"Light" is the theme for this year's exhibition. Brent Lukey, member of the MAP Group of Photographers, judged the works on show and opened the exhibition.

It's held at Emerald Arts Society, Cnr. Anne and Church Streets, Emerald (Melways: 127 D5).

Open: Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April 2013
10am - 4pm

Saturday, April 6, 2013

TENSION - Dandenong Ranges Open Studios 2013 Exhibition

Dandenong Ranges Open Studios celebrate their 10th anniversary.

I had the pleasure to attend the exhibition opening at Burrinja on Friday 5 April 2013.

The show features work from each of the 35 participating studios. This year's exhibition theme is "Tension".

Rod Quantock (comedian, artist, activist) who is the Ambassador for Dandenong Ranges Open Studios 2013, opened the event.

Councillor Samantha Dunn, Yarra Ranges Council, also spoke.

Samantha Dunn
© Barbara Oehring 2013

Visitors at the Juet sculpture display.

Salvaged steel and copper wire
by Juet, Juet Sculpture
© Barbara Oehring 2013

Burning Tension
Acrylic and ink on canvas
by Kira Dixon, Klizart
© Barbara Oehring 2013

Ten Fabrics Gathering Wrap
by Joni Cornell, Wraptinfelt
© Barbara Oehring 2013

Visitors study work by Mandala Magic Studios.

© Barbara Oehring 2013

Ten Fabrics Gathering Wrap
by Joni Cornell, Wraptinfelt
© Barbara Oehring 2013

A guest takes time to enjoy the roving musicians.

© Barbara Oehring 2013

Gertrude and the Mouse
Bamboo, reed, paper and paint
by Belgrave Lantern Parade
© Barbara Oehring 2013

Rod Quantock with a sketch "Monsieur Rod" executed by Jessie Journoud-Ryan on the night.

Rod Quantock
© Barbara Oehring 2013

TENSION runs from 6 April until Sunday 5 May 2013 at Burrinja, cnr Glenfern Road & Matson Drive, Upwey.

Burrinja and the Open Studios artists are donating 20% of all exhibition sales to the Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Service.


All participating studios are open to the public between 10am and 5pm over the Open Weekend.