Townsville Art Society Open Prize

August 31, 2012 § 2 Comments

This year’s Townsville Art Society’s Open Prize to the best in show has been awarded to a linocut created by Emily Hill.  The intricate print depicts a pair of Pheasant Coucals getting all broody in the North Queensland Rainforest.

Emily has always been inspired by the North Queensland flora and fauna and this linocut offers just a glimpse into the tropical world in which Emily now lives.




August 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

Great News, the linocut featured in the previous post has won the Townsville Art Society’s Open Prize… Emily Hill is so excited to have won the prestigious Open Award and has been interviewed by local Townsville media.  Hopefully we can post a full size shot of the image here!


Mischief in the Rainforest

August 2, 2012 § 6 Comments

Things have been quiet here in the Workshop of late… pieces of clay have been fired, slabs of linoleum have been carved, there are shavings of earth and non-earth things flying.  Tiles have been glazed.  Inks have been rolled.  Stuff has been happening…  I have been away but Emily Hill has been busy.

An upcoming Art Prize is on show and Emily is planning on entering the print making section, Emily won’t allow me to photograph the whole image as that will be on show shortly but I have been allowed to pinch just a tiny corner, a small section and will share with you.  Oh by the way, this linocut is MMMmmmasssssive!  And this shot is but a tiny part.

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