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G.R.A.I.N Store turning to prints for next exhibition

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April 03, 2017

The G.R.A.I.N Store in Nathalia will be staging a significant exhibition of prints from Sunday.

THE G.R.A.I.N Store in Nathalia will be staging a significant exhibition of prints from Sunday.

It will feature selected works from Impressions 2016 – art from the Melbourne Australian Print Workshop.

Some of Australia’s leading artists will be taking part in the exhibit as well as a strong representation from some regional artists.

Curator Ken Wong said as Australia’s leading printmaking institution, APW has exhibited Australian artists around the world.

He said this exhibition features selected works from their biennial fundraising exhibition.

“For more than 35 years APW has built an international reputation for excellence, collaborating with Australia’s best artists to produce high quality fine art prints exhibited and collected by major art galleries and museums across Australia and around the world,” Ken said.

“We will be exhibiting more than 50 APW artists, including Rick Amor, Dianne Colk, Vicki Couzens, eX de Medici, Katherine Hattam, Chris Ingham, Martin King, Mitch McAuley, Chris O’Doherty (aka Reg Mombassa) and Peter O’Doherty as well as regional APW artists William Kelly OAM from Nathalia and Shepparton’s Emmet O’Dwyer,” he said.

The official opening is 2pm on Sunday will be by Melbourne print maker Dianne Colk.

All works are for sale until the edition is sold out.

Prices range from $100 to $250 per signed edition print (plus a $33 handling fee).

The exhibition runs until May 20 and the G.R.A.I.N. Store is open from 11am-4pm from Thursday to Saturday.

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