Our meetings are on the third Sunday of the month at BVAC or off site with meeting details confirmed and emailed out two weeks before hand. Meetings are open to members starting from ten am to mid afternoon. BYO lunch. Coffee and Tea provided. $50 annual members fee. $5.00 meeting attendance fee. Material or workshop fees as required.
Meeting Dates 2024
General Meetings – Brief, but important, will be held at the February, June, August and October meetings: Please contact us if you have any agenda items or concerns. Jan 21 - no meeting
Feb 18 - BVAC - Summer show and tell. Activity: Book forms with Michelle
Weekend away in Gympie: Friday 23 - Sunday 25 February Exhibition opening and events
PAQ February Newsletter
Mar 17 - BVAC - Cyanotype Workshop with Sue Gordon
April 21 - BVAC - Advanced Papermaking with Zela. This includes exploring the Hollander beater and so much more.
May 19 - Brisbane Art & Design (BAD) festival - more information to come when the program is released. We will organise to meet at some of the events on our meeting day. Will look at car pooling
PAQ May Newsletter
June 14-16 – “Paper Mashup” - Off site at Rochedale - 3 days of activities, including making botanical ink, preparation of paper pulp from nature, rusting and more, with a display of works with artists talks (open to the public on the final afternoon)
July 20-21 - BVAC - Art Expo - details to be released closer to the date
Aug 18 - BVAC – Exploring alternative printing presses, as well as how to reuse and repurpose your prints
PAQ August Newsletter
Sept 15 - Art in Nature: explore drawing, mark making with natural material, the use of inks in your works and frottage at Minnippi Parkland (entry via Wynnum Road near Gateway Bridge)
Oct 20 - BVAC – Annual General Meeting - Activity with Peter – Origami (paper folding)
Nov 17 – BVAC - Eco printing with Marjorie
PAQ November Newsletter
Dec 15 - Christmas Party at The Hive, Banyo.
Exhibitions and Events 2024
“All Stitched Up” - Exhibition at Gympie Regional Gallery - 23 February - 23 March
Richard Randell Art Exhibition- 26 May - 2 June
BVAC Pop Up Shop - 6-9 June – More information at meetings and in Newsletter
BVAC Pop Up Shop - 12-14 December - More information at meetings and in Newsletter
Prospective additional activities and meetings:
Art books at State Library: Date to be confirmed – more information closer to confirmed date. We will be trying for a week day visit so we can view and handle the art books.
Visit to Boondall Wetlands– with a view to create paper-based art
Visit to Lota foreshore – with a view to create paper-based art
Visits to different exhibitions- which include works of and on paper
Interested in becoming a member?
If you think you may be interested in joining Papermakers & Artists Qld and would like to learn more about the group or visit with us, a few meetings during the year are open to visitors for a one-off visit before joining. Please contact us for more information and as to the available dates at firstname.lastname@example.org