We have so much talent in our region and we are proud of it! See below for information on various art installations happening over the weekend.
Created by talented young artists under the leadership of printmaker Amanda Lawrence, these kites are inspired by traditional Japanese Carp Kites or Koinobori. But being in Rockhampton, our kites are of course Barramundi and they swim close to their beloved Toonooba or Fitzroy River.
What's a ShipYard without some Graffiti? The team at Project Booyah were guided by Mash Designs in learning street art and spray styles to create signage and murals for the Art Village.
In STEAM Extreme, students aged 10-16 spent eight-weeks working on a collaborative art project to create a public art installation for the Rockhampton River Festival 2018. Working from concept and development to fabrication and presentation, the students worked together to create a new and unique installation for this year's River Festival.
The River Dreamweaving project is a series of floating ‘dreamweavings’ almost dreamcatcher-like formations, as if buoyant upon river breezes above the ground in a dream-like state. It has been created by local artists Michelle Black, Peta Lloyd and Sean Biddulph, together with a team of over 20 volunteer artists and creatives, sees floating ‘dreamweavings’ of colour: weavings, printed, rusted, hand stitched and dyed fabrics to capture your imagination.
A return of a 2016 River Festival project the Dreamweavings adorn the containers of the Arts Village.