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Burrinja – Art Exhibitions & The 60th Blake Prize

March 10, 2012toApril 1, 2012

* MELBOURNE

10th March – 29th April 2012 - Blake Prize Exhibition
15th March – 15th April 2012 - Juet Sculpture & Naturally Dyed, Andrea Verstegen, Scott Darling Exhibitions
Saturday 24th March @ 2.30pm - Book Presentation by Sr Rosemary Crumlin
Sunday 1st April @ 2.30pm - Panel Discussion ‘Between Piety and Provocation – The Blake Prize in the 21st Century’

Burrinja is proud to be the exclusive Victorian venue for the 2011 Blake Prize for Religious Art. This is an annual prize for contemporary art and poetry exploring the themes of spirituality, religion and human justice. We have two free talks for you to attend, as well as free Guided Gallery Tours every Thursday and Saturday at 11am.

Book Presentation by Sr Rosemary Crumlin
Art historian and author Rosemary Crumlin will give an overview of the history of the Blake Prize and introduce a selection of works in the exhibition.

Panel Discussion – Sunday 1st April @ 2.30pm
Between Piety and Provocation – The Blake Prize in the 21st Century

Art Exhibitions running 15th March – 15th April 2012
Juet Sculpture & Naturally Dyed: Journeys In – Journeys Out

This is a collaborative exhibition by Juet Sculpture (Michael Hyett and Martin Judd) and Naturally Dyed (Jude Craig), fusing metal and fabrics in response to the ideas in the novel Gulliver’s Travels.

Andrea Verstegen: A Brush with Nature
Andrea Verstegen’s latest exhibition is a collection of abstract paintings and other expressions that reflect her captivation with the bush and nature. The paintings are not realistic representations but rather intuitive feelings that come from inside herself.

Scott Darling: From Melbourne to the Mountains
Scott Darling’s paintings celebrate the wonderful attractions of the city of Melbourne and the Dandenong Ranges. He sets out to portray the city as having the romance of Paris, the history akin to London and the towering skyscrapers that are synonymous with New York.

Burrinja, Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc., 351 Glenfern Road, Upwey, Victoria 3158
Burrinja is open Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am to 4.00pm.
For more details visit www.burrinja.org.au

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