Posts by Arts Rutherglen

Rutherglen Silos Precinct – Have Your Say

aRTS Rutherglen is a key stakeholder in the development of the State funded Rutherglen Silos Precinct project. We will be providing input into how the silo area can be transformed into a dynamic and much valued public space for the community and visitors. Currently underutilised and an unattractive industrial area, the silo area could become an attractive space right in the heart of town where community can meet and spend time, a space for art installations, light projections, silo art, festivals and events. To have your say head to the link here – feedback closes 1 July at 5pm. Further
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aRTS Rutherglen AGM Update

aRTS Rutherglen held its 2022 Annual General Meeting on Thursday evening 16 June at The Lions Club Rooms. Cr Roberta Horne was present as a special guest and gave her thanks to the outstanding work undertaken by aRTS Rutherglen in the past year.  Elected to the Committee for the forthcoming 2022-23 year were: President – Helen Mackinlay Vice President – Deidre Kelly Treasurer – Irena Webster Asst Treasurer – Deidre Kelly Secretary – Christine Scott Membership – Leonie Featonby Media Promotion – Scott Landells   President Helen Mackinlay presented her President’s Report and thanked office bearers, committee members and loyal
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Meet Beatrice Magalotti- winner of the 2021 Rutherglen Tastes of Art 3D small artworks prize

Beatrice Magalotti is a contemporary Australian sculptor whose work engages with a range of themes including mythology (particularly Norse and Greek) and migration. Her work is informed by her experience as a woman. Invisible migrants, stories of travel and life journeys are poetically evoked rather than described. By refusing to engage with popular narratives of migration (notably spectacular media images of suffering individuals and groups) the artist seeks to create a space for reflective and introspective dialogues. Beatrice uses embroidery and sewing in her work. Traces of stitching and details of textures of fabrics – traditional female responsibilities – are
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Meet our GOLD, Silver and YOUTH AWARD Sponsors- 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize

Thank you to all our sponsors of the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize…. we are looking forward to the event. Your support is much appreciated.  Meet our Gold, Silver and Youth Award sponsors…   See also the Rutherglen Tastes of Art prize webpage For updates follow us on Facebook and Instagram
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 3 : Meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In part 3 (below) meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  Youth Award is open to all young artists (Under 18). In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each. Find Out More Bylee Allison Hello. My name is Bylee Allison and I am a student at Rutherglen High School completing my final year of school in 2021. For my
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A reflection on 2021

As our dynamic President Helen Mackinlay continues to make a steady recovery from a recent medical procedure, Vice President Scott Landells, reflects on 2021 and some exciting plans and events coming up in 2022. My first term on the Arts Rutherglen Committee has been a very enjoyable and rewarding experience.  I am humbled and excited to be able to bring you this update. Despite continuing disruptions and impacts of the COVID pandemic, Arts Rutherglen has been very active progressing several projects in 2021.  These include: the Tommy McRae Tribute on Lake King. Stay tuned for more news regarding this work
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 2: Meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce and showcase 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In Part 2 meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur. The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award is open to  all young artists (12- 18 years old) . In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each.   Molly Wileman Hi everyone. My name is Molly. I attend Rutherglen High School and am in Year 12. During the two years of my VCE
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 1: Meet Mara O’Keeffe and Riley Welsh

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce and showcase 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.   The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  Youth Award is open to all young artists (Under 18). In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each.   Di Kotzur, teacher and Art and Technology Learning Area Leader at Rutherglen High School, reminds us why art plays a crucial role in contemporary education. She talks about the current group of senior students at Rutherglen
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Calling all young artists!

The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize encourages all young artists (Under 18) to enter work into the Youth Award.   Thanks to Indigo Shire Council, we have increased the the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award from 2 prizes to 3.  In 2022, three young artists will be awarded a prize of $250 each. For more information, terms and conditions please see Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize web page Enter now via TRY BOOKING  Entries close Friday 11 February 2022.   A big thank you to Indigo Shire Council for supporting the Youth Award and the Rutherglen Tastes of
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