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Yungaburra artists get ready to exhibit

Lorraine Cross is one of the artists who is going to be exhibiting her work

The Yungaburra Village Artists are getting excited as they get set to show off their artworks in a new exhibition at the Tablelands Regional Gallery on August 7.

The Yungaburra Village Artists are a group of visual artists that live in and around Yungaburra. The group is open to anyone regardless of age, gender and style, with the more established artists supporting and encouraging younger emerging artists.

The artists will be exhibiting their art in a new exhibition which spans a diverse range of genres and media including painting, printmaking, ceramics, woodwork and sculptures.

Lorraine Cross is one of the artists who is going to exhibiting and said that most of the artists are inspired by the beauty of nature in the local area

“Art is especially important during the current isolation of COVID-19 and by having an exhibition of local artists, who have been inspired by their surroundings, is especially important to the community during these trying times.”

14 of the Yungaburra Village Artists will have multiple works on display and on sale at the exhibition.

The YVA@TRG2020 is having a meet the artist’s session from 2 – 4pm on Friday, August 7 with artists on hand to answer any questions and the official opening by TRC Mayor Rod Marti takes place at 5pm.

The Tablelands Regional Gallery is on Robert Street and numbers inside the gallery will be managed according to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

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