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Well-known local artists Naomi Trotter and Juanita Faint will open their exhibition ‘Different Perspectives’ at 2pm on Saturday 26 August at the Warwick Art Gallery.
The duo will exhibit their recent work at the Warwick Art Gallery on display from Thursday 24 August until Saturday 23 September.
Naomi and Juanita are also mother and daughter, and ’Different Perspectives’ will showcase the similarities and differences in their work.
A variety of media have been used which include oils, acrylics, inks, watercolour and pastels. The paintings cover a wide range of subjects drawn from their imagination as well as the world around them, the imaginative work being what they enjoy the most. Both artists find inspiration in similar subjects, but their approach is very different. Naomi works in layers of broken colour and Juanita works Alla Prima, which is blocks of colour.
This is their first mother and daughter exhibition. Naomi and Juanita don’t paint together but their subject matter is surprisingly similar and their artwork comes from two different and distinctive perspectives.
Asked why they decided to have an exhibition together Juanita laughingly said, “Well I did for her and she (Naomi) said she did for me”.
This colourful exhibition by local artists will delight the viewer and give a unique insight into their art practice.

Southern Down’s Artists Exhibition 2017
Calling all Southern Downs artists to take up the art challenge. Entries close Tuesday 5 September, exhibition on display from Thursday 28 September to Saturday 29 October at the Warwick Art Gallery.
It’s a competition for all Southern Downs artists, showcasing the wealth of talent in the region. Entries will be across many media, and techniques including drawing, ceramics, mixed media, painting, printmaking, sculpture and textiles.
Entry forms available at http://www.warwickartgallery.com.au/exhibitions/coming-soon.html

2018 Stanthorpe Art Prize is now open
Artists are encouraged to enter this prestigious exhibition. Mary Finlay, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery director said there would be visits and tours of the Art Prize during the exhibition which ran from 15 June to 22 July 2018, which include a light lunch at one of our Granite Belt wineries. More information at http://www.stanthorpeartprize.org.au/

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