WORKSHOPS & TALKS

Donna Davis | Scenic Rim Artist-in-Residence 2022 Program

Donna Davis in Residence

Various sessions and events

WHEN

from 11 June to 23 July 2022

 

 

WHERE

The Centre Beaudesert and Vonda Youngman Community Centre, North Tamborine

COST

See schedule below.  Most sessions are free but bookings are required for selected sessions, as places are limited. The Field Workshop is ticketed. 
 

ENQUIRIES

5540 5050 |

 

During June and July 2022, internationally renowned multi-discipline artist, Donna Davis, will be Artist-in-Residence at Scenic Rim's cultural and community centres in Beaudesert and Tamborine Mountain. Donna will facilitate a diverse and interactive program of panel discussions, one-on-one consultancy sessions, workshops, demonstrations and more, exploring connections with art and science with a particular focus on flora, ecosystems and climate change. This program is presented in association with her exhibition, When a Tree Falls, on show at The Centre Beaudesert as part of Life in Focus exhibition, from 11 June to 13 August 2022. 

This Artist-in-Residence program is proudly presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council and supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and Scenic Rim Regional Council to support local arts and culture in Regional Queensland.

Bookings are essential for selected sessions, as places are limited

See the quick-reference schedule below and book your place on each activity page, or call the Box Office |
Ph 5540 5050, Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm. 

VENUES: The Centre Beaudesert | 82 Brisbane St, Beaudesert, and,

Vonda Youngman Community Centre | 2-4 Knoll Rd, North Tamborine.
 

Artists-in-Residence SCHEDULE


ARTIST IN STUDIO - DROP IN SESSIONS

Donna Davis will be working on new artworks in her pop-up studio at The Centre Beaudesert. Drop in to chat and watch her creative process. Open to all, especially those with an interest in plants, ecology, art and science.

Saturday 11 June 2022, 3pm-5pm
Saturday 16 July 2022,  3pm-5pm
Tuesday 19 July 2022,  3pm-5pm
Wednesday 20 July 2022, 2pm-5pm

VENUE & COST   The Centre Beaudesert |  Free
BOOKINGS  No bookings required

   
Images courtesy of the artist


EXHIBITION LAUNCH - PANEL DISCUSSION and ARTIST TALK GALLERY TOURS

Saturday 11 June 2022, 10.30am for 11am

Presented during the official launch of Life in Focus exhibition featuring When a Tree Falls and Scenic Rim Story Marker Trails exhibitions.  
Live Panel Discussion: Exploring the intersections between art and science followed by guided gallery tours with Donna. 

VENUE & COST   The Centre Beaudesert  | Free
BOOKINGS  Registration required for the launch and for the guided tours 

 


Image: Photography by Michael Marzik


 

ONE-ON-ONE CREATIVE CONSULTATION SESSIONS

Saturday 16 July 2022 

Five one-hour sessions will be offered at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm

These individual consultation sessions are designed for people working across the art/science fields.

VENUE & COST  The Centre Beaudesert  |  Free
BOOKINGS  Please call (07) 5540 5050 during office hours to book in your one-on-one creative consultation. Only five places available.


Image courtesy of the artist


ART/SCIENCE TALK: PRESSED SPECIMENS AND MICROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION

Tuesday 19 July 2022, 10am - 1pm

ART/SCIENCE TALK: Why do we need Pressed Specimens? and Microscopic Investigations: View hidden worlds within flora at VYCC

VENUE & COST  Vonda Youngman Community Centre, 10am - 1pm  |  Free
BOOKINGS  Registration required for this discussion  

Tuesday 19 July 2022, 2pm - 3pm

MICROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION: View hidden worlds within flora at TCB

Guided by Dr Gill Brown and Donna Davis, view flora from your garden using a USB Microscope and explore new views of flora from both artistic and scientific perspectives. 

VENUE & COST The Centre Beaudesert, 2pm - 3pm |  Free

BOOKINGS  Registration required for this session

   
Image courtesy of the artist


USB microscope


ARTIST TALK GALLERY TOURS and MICROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION

Wednesday 20 July 2022, 10.30am-2pm

ARTIST TALK - GALLERY TOUR of When a Tree Falls exhibition with Donna Davis
30-minute tours at 10.30am and 11am. 

VENUE & COST   The Centre Beaudesert, 10.30am and 11am |  Free
BOOKINGS  Registration required for the talk and guided tours

MICROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION: View hidden worlds within flora 12-2pm

Guided by artist Donna Davis, you will use a USB Microscope to view flora from your garden

VENUE & COST The Centre Beaudesert, 12pm - 2pm  |  Free

BOOKINGS  Registration required for this session


Image: Photography by Rosie Miller, courtesy of Northsite Contemporary Arts


USB microscope


FIELD AND STUDIO WORKSHOP

Saturday 23 July 2022, 10am-3pm

Field and Studio Workshop with Donna Davis: Exploring the intersections between art and science.  This is a field visit to a local rainforest and includes photography (mobile device), nature observation, identification skills, and art-making activity.

VENUE & COST   Vonda Youngman Community Centre  |  $55 p/p incl. morning tea.
BOOKINGS   Bookings essential as places are limited

Workshop Donna Davis


SRRC and QLD Government

This Artist-in-Residence program is proudly presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council and supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and Scenic Rim Regional Council to support local arts and culture in Regional Queensland.