ORGANISATIONS AND LINKS
A series of links with local and national organisations which I have found to be particularly useful
Cairns Regional Gallery A major Cairns City Council sponsored public art gallery featuring visiting exhibitions and works by local artists. Located in a Cairns historical building in the Central Business District .
Visual Arts Association of Far North Queensland Inc.(VAA) A cairns based organisation representing a number of visual arts groups dedicated to improving communications between arts organisations and raising local issues for public debate.
Cairns Potters Club Inc. large organisation promoting and representing pottery and ceramics arts through a variety of activities and exhibition programs.
Kuranda Arts Cooperative A Collective of Kuranda Artists developing arts and crafts marketing initiativesto showcase and sell regional culture to the world.
Kick Arts Inc. Cairns based contemporary artists collective exploring innovative artistic practices reflecting life in the tropics.
Tropical North Queensland Institue of TAFE: Provides courses in Ceramics and Visual Arts.
Craft Australia. Provides a detailed "Craftsite" providing further search facilities for artists or by medium. A good place to view works by well known Australian Potters and ceramists.
National Association for the Visual Arts.(NAVA) Provides information and contact details for visual artists throughout Australia.
Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia The Homepage for WA ceramic activities
ARTstralia Search Engine. Provides a 100% listing of Australian Arts and Crafts as well as related industries, resources and services. You are invited to submit your web site for listing.
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"An online gateway to Australian cultural organisations, websites, resources, events and news."
For surfing and searching - arts information.
Pottery in Australia. (Australian Potters Association). A National organisation publishing a regular Magazine with articles on feature potters and the latest developments in Ceramics.
Ceramics: Art and Perception (Australia) This site provides an excellent overview of articles, artists etc. Now celebrating seven years of publishing, the magazine has met with aclaim internationally. It aims to set the standard as a dedicated magazine on ceramic art. It contains substantial articles and regular features on a broad range of ceramics related subjects with excellent colour photographs throughout.
Ceramic Review (Craft Potters Association of Great Britain) Read around the world by potters, students etc. Articles range from technical to practical and experimental. Summary of articles and comments.
Ceramics Monthly (U.S.A.) Intrnationally distributed magazine on ceramic art. Information on artists,exhibitions, events etc. Site provides a portfolio of works from the current issue .
Arts Nexus Inc. "the Business of Arts and Culture" A body formed to promote and develop a viable cultural arts scene through promotional and awarenss activities. A regular Regional Visual Arts Magazine "ARTS NEXUS" is published by this group with input from local artists and art groups. Seven Issues Each year - subscriptions available
Cairns Visual Arts Association (VAA):An association of Regional Arts groups formed with the objective of promotion of awareness and discussion of visual arts issues in the region.
Kerry Grierson -TAFE Ceramics: Teacher and Coordinator. Cairns Tropical North Queensland Insitute of Technology.
Queensland Potters Association: Activities include resources and assistance for members, project facilitation, training and professional development and workshop space and facilities. The Association operates "Fusions Gallery" in a heritage listed former church. Postal Address:Cnr.Malt and Brunswick Streets, Fortitude Valley Q4006. Phone (07) 3358 5122 Fax (07) 3358 4540.
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