Friday, August 12, 2011

Katherine Festival, Northern Territory

I took part in the Katherine Festival by teaching polymer clay jewellery techniques at the Territory Craft Rooms. The students made some awesome beads for necklaces, textured cuffs, book and box covers.
Territory-Craft-14.8.11-group   Kalidescope-Canes
Territory-Craft-12.8.11-cuffs3  Territory-Craft-12.8.11-cuffs4  Student3
Caron-Leith  Student  Student2
Katherine Festival:
During the community comes together to enjoy a wide variety of arts and entertainment over a period of ten days. The event has included the Katherine Prize Art and Craft Acquisition Awards, exhibitions, workshop activities, Aboriginal culture and a Family Fun Day.
I was invited to attend the evening showing of the Katherine prize is the oldest art & craft award in the NT,  awarding over $7,000 in prizes. This was the Official opening of the 2011 Katherine Festival. A beautiful evening of art, food & entertainment under the stars.
One of my talented students, Helen Aland exhibited a beautiful painting.
Katherine-Art-Prize-helenaland      Katherine-Art-Prize-winner
Helen Aland – Besse Springs NT                  Winner -   Jan Milner Cole – Days End

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