Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Put aside plenty of time if visiting the portrait painting exhibition at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery corner Durham and Flinders Street in Townsville.  The 2016 Glencore Percival Portrait Painting Prize is a biennial prize and is North Queensland’s own portrait competition. Thanks to the generosity of Glencore and other sponsors over the years, the […]

Townsville Art Society

The Townsville Art Society Inc at Jezzine Barracks, Mitchell Street, North Ward, Townsville was one of my favourite places on my June journey between Brisbane and Cairns.  Paintings, prints, cards, pottery, woodwork and an amazing variety of local artists’ work. Of particular interest were many woodwork pieces by local wood turner Peter Foxwell especially some […]

The Drill Hall Studio

The lovely Drill Hall Studio in Townsville, Australia has a diverse range of artworks including sculpture such as the one in the image.  At the time of my visit one of the exhibitions was by Mark Daniel – ‘Cartoon Nostalgia’ which was very colourful and quite unique. There are gifts and things for the garden […]