Students art works on display at Makers’ Workshop

An exhibition of objects and images by the Art Craft Design Diploma students from the Tasmanian Polytechnic in Devonport and Burnie will be on display in the Makers’ Workshop from Wednesday 2 November until Sunday 27 November.

Makers’ Workshop Director Jenny Cox said, “Generation is an exhibition that celebrates and showcases upcoming talented artists.

“Many of our ‘Makers’ that feature in the studios at the Makers’ Workshop are past students from the Art Craft Design Diploma. Working with the Tasmanian Polytechnic and allowing the students a space to present their work also keeps us in touch with vibrant new artists.”

The Generation exhibition features 23 exhibitors selected from the Burnie and Devonport campuses featuring ceramics, glass, jewellery, painting, printmaking and photography.

Exhibition Coordinator Marilyn Raw, the ceramics/glass teacher from the Devonport Polytechnic Campus said, “The title Generation is deliberately ambiguous. It suggests birth, creation, invention, moving forwards, making something new, age groups and so much more.

“This is such a great experience for the students. Most artwork on display is for sale. The Tasmanian Polytechnic has an important role in preparing students for a career in the visual arts and this opportunity to network and present their artwork professionally is invaluable.”

The exhibition will be officially launched by Josie Hurst from arts@work at 6pm Wednesday 2 November at the Makers’ Workshop. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP to 64305 702 or email asturzaker@burnie.net for catering purposes.

For further information please contact

Libby Jowett
Communications Officer
Burnie City Council
(03) 6430 5716 or 0448 568 728

Email: ljowett@burnie.net