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Workshops in January


If you are in Sydney, do not miss the Chinese Contemporary Painting workshop.

Great introduction to Chinese Contemporary painting with Andrew Lo. No skills necessary. Everyone will enjoy his workshop for sure. Even better, this time only special price. Not to be missed!

Chinese contemporary painting workshop for adults with Andrew Lo
Date: Monday 6th Jan
Time: 9am-12noon
Cost: $40 pp Materials included
Venue: Unit 8, 84 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale.
Limited to 10 participants
Booking essential

A hands-on and interactive introduction to the use of the brush and Chinese ink and modern media with traditional xuan (rice) paper.

Andrew is the President of the Australian Chinese Painting Society and an honorary consultant of the Australian Oriental Calligraphy Society.

Andrew’s works have been exhibi…

Workshop with Archibald prize artist

If you are in Sydney and love drawing, you should not miss this workshop.
“Drawing essential” with Archbald Prize artist, Evert Ploeg!!
Space is limited, booking essential. Please contact Midori on 0431 895 757 or lanewayartdepot@gmail.com

Date: Thurs 17th January 2013
Time 10am-4pm
Place: Laneway Art Depot (Unit 5 / 8 Orchard Rd Brookvale)
Cost: $132 including GST

Evert Ploeg is an award winning portrait artist whose subjects have included Deborah Mailman, Jana Wendt, Ben Lee, Richard Roxburgh and Dr Paul Scully Power – Australia’s first astronaut in space. His work is represented in numerous collections including the University of Melbourne, Australian War Memorial, National Portrait Gallery, Melbourne Cricket Club and the private collection of the ABC. He is a regular competitor…

creative space for rent

Hi all
Our art space & studio, Laneway Art Depot is looking for a creative people to share our studio space in Brookvale, Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Laneway Art Depot
5 / 8 Orchard Rd, Brookvale
If you know someone who may interested in sharing with us, let them know about us.
Contact us on email: lanewayartdepot@gmail.com
Thanks!!

Laneway Art Depot website

Midori's Open studio and art exhibition, "Pockets Full of Love"

My open studio and exhibition will start tomorrow~!!!
“Pockets Full of Love”

Sydney’s Northern Beaches artist, Midori Furze’s open studio & art exhibition

11 – 25 May 2012
Green Tea Chat with Midori on Saturday, 12th May, 1-4pm

@ Laneway Art Depot, Brookvale, Sydney Australia

midorifurze@gmail.com
0431 895 757
www.midorifurze.com

Sydney’s Northern Beaches artist, Midori Furze will open her studio at Laneway Art Depot in May 11-25, 1-4pm weekdays. Everyone welcome.

Laneway Art Depot was opened by three local artists in February 2012. Since then they have organised sketch clubs, origami and eco-craft workshops to share the joy of creativity with the community.

Midori’s works tell stories about her dreams, and concepts of love and music.

In her exhibition, “Pockets Full of Love” you c…

Origami workshop at Laneway Art Depot


Hi I am going to run an origami workshop for adults and kids on Sun 15th April 9.30am-12noon at my studio, Laneway Art Depot in Brookvale, Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
I still have some space for you to join this fun unique workshop.
Contact me on 0431 895 757
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Here is another link, Click Here
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Hope to see you soon!!
Cheers,
Midori

My art studio article on Manly Daily

I have opened an art studio in February this year with two fellow artists. We are still setting up the space, but local paper has interviewed me. How exciting~!!!

It is in Brookvale, Sydney’s Northern Beaches. (20mins from the City) We will work at the studio and run some events e.g. art exhibitions and workshops….
I am planning to do some origami workshops for adults & kids, and life drawing sketch club soon. Are you a local artist?
Visit our website http://lanewayartdepot.com/

Parliament House Art Exhibition

Group exhibition at NSW Parliament House, Sydney

“Love This Life”
Northern Expressions artists are celebrationg another year of dynamic creativity as they present an exhibition of their work in the Fountain Court at Parliament House, Macquarie street Sydney.
Works will be on display from Tuesday 31 May – Tursday 30 June, 2011 duing the hours 9am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
This excellent public space provides an opportunity to view these works in an environment that stimulates the imagination while enabling a fresh look at the world around us. On display there will be a great mix of traditional and very innovative work. Visitors can take advantage of this occation to discover quality, original artworks which are available directly from the artists at reasonable prices.

Artists : Ted Blackal…

Japan and Pacific Disaster Appeal 2011 Charity Event in Manly

The forces and power of nature are something we know are there but so under-estimate and when they strike take us all by surprise. My heart goes out to everyone…..

Some Japanese who live in Sydney are organising a fundrasing event on Sat 26th March 12noon – 4pm. Some music, dance, & demonstrations will be on the stage in Manly Corso and volunteers will collect donations for Australian Red Cross “Japan and Pacific Desaster Appeal” . We will give out some hand made paper cranes.

I am planning to do a giant origami folding there.
Come and help me folding and make a giant paper crane. Write a message on a giant origami which will travel to Japan after the event.
Or wish me luck!!

Midori xxx