Mandala Weaving Workshop with Lanny Mackenzie
Mar.
2
1:00 pm13:00

Mandala Weaving Workshop with Lanny Mackenzie

Join experienced weaver and fibre artist Lanny Mackenzie in weaving a mandala. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own to incorporate into your piece. Lanny will show you how to weave your own Mandala Fibre Art in a 4 hour workshop.  $110 gets you 4 hours of instruction by our local weaving expert, a finished product to call your own, and a whole afternoon of unforgettable crafting fun!  We'll take a break to provide tea, coffee and other light refreshments.

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Basket Twining Workshop with Lanny Mackenzie
Mar.
3
1:00 pm13:00

Basket Twining Workshop with Lanny Mackenzie

Join experienced weaver and fibre artist Lanny Mackenzie in weaving a basket made from natural or recycled materials. Twined weaving refers to using multiple materials, one that is more rigid for the base and another two that are more flexible for the sides of the basket. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own to incorporate into your piece. Lanny will show you how to weave your own basket in a 4 hour workshop. $110 gets you 4 hours of instruction by our local weaving expert, a finished product to call your own, and a whole afternoon of unforgettable crafting fun! We'll take a break to provide tea, coffee and other light refreshments.

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Three Journeys - Jan Spencer, Rita Orsini & Genevieve Bessell-Brown
Mar.
6
to 16 Mar.

Three Journeys - Jan Spencer, Rita Orsini & Genevieve Bessell-Brown

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Jan, Rita and Genevieve crossed paths over the years through French classes, University and TAFE connections. Their journeys recently intersected again through art and they revelled in discovering their shared passion for interpreting the beauty of nature through colour, light, stillness and movement. In this exhibition, they bring together a rich array of techniques and forms as they recount moments from their travels and experiences in their individual and unique styles.

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Weaving Workshop with Recycled and Natural Materials
Apr.
27
1:00 pm13:00

Weaving Workshop with Recycled and Natural Materials

Join experienced weaver and fibre artist Lanny Mackenzie in weaving a bag made from natural or recycled materials. You’ll be taught the versatile twining method of weaving. Twined weaving refers to using multiple materials, one that is more rigid for the base and another two that are more flexible for the sides of the basket. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own to incorporate into your piece.

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Coiled Basket Weaving Workshop
Apr.
28
1:00 pm13:00

Coiled Basket Weaving Workshop

Join experienced weaver and fibre artist Lanny Mackenzie in weaving a basket made from natural or recycled materials. You’ll be taught several coiling methods to complete your basket. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own to incorporate into your piece. Lanny will show you how to weave your own basket in a 4 hour workshop.

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8x10 Group Exhibition
Jan.
30
to 9 Feb.

8x10 Group Exhibition

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Our annual 8x10 Group Exhibition is back for a 3rd year and what a fabulous selection of mini artworks we have for you!  79 artworks have made their way to the gallery from all over Australia with local artists representing a large percentage of the selected work.  We have all sorts of styles, subjects and mediums; painting, drawing, photography, encaustic, mixed media and 3D pieces, all measuring 8x10 inches.

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Native Wreath Workshops
Dec.
20
to 23 Dec.

Native Wreath Workshops

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Christmas has arrived once more and what better way to celebrate than by making your own Native Wreath to decorate your home this festive season?! DIY decorations are always lovely and a great way to impress your extended family on the big day! Come along and enjoy a relaxing 2 hours with some friends or family this December.

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The Journey Person Christmas Popup
Dec.
13
to 16 Dec.

The Journey Person Christmas Popup

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It’s Christmas Shopping Time!!! Support small local businesses this year!

The Journey Person is a collective of designers and artisans based in Orange NSW, Australia.

They work together to curate, celebrate and promote quality, handmade items from a range of skilled designers and artisans based in the Central West.  This Popup shop is the increasingly popular showcase of the collective's finest handmade work.  Everything for sale is handmade by people from the local area.  We sell jewellery, clothing, hats, silver, furniture, garden sculpture, flowers, ceramics, textiles, baskets, homewares, art and more!

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Lara Scolari - Back to the Bush
Nov.
29
to 9 Dec.

Lara Scolari - Back to the Bush

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Lara Scolari, one of Australia’s most exciting emerging contemporary artists, will be bringing her work to Orange from 29th November to 10th December, when it will be showcased at The Corner Store Gallery. Back to the Bush exhibits Lara’s love of the bush and Central West NSW and will be her last exhibition of 2018 before the new year sees her embark on such projects as a collaboration with Designer Rugs Australia (due to be released in early 2019).

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Works on Paper Group Exhibition
Nov.
14
to 25 Nov.

Works on Paper Group Exhibition

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We've had a fantastic response to our most recent call for artists to be part of our Works on Paper Group Exhibition.  Artists were invited to submit work of any medium or subject matter on paper measuring A3 in size.  All 30 selected artworks will be displayed in a magnetic wooden poster hanger, we're keeping in simple this Summer.  With a fantastic variety of styles, mediums and subject matter there is truly something for everyone.

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Madeline Young Studio Sale
Nov.
2
to 4 Nov.

Madeline Young Studio Sale

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Madeline Young has a lot of art, jewellery, and other handmade goodes she'd like to move along!  Years of making have somewhat "clogged up" her studio and it's well and truly time for a "garage sale"!!!  

You can snap up original artworks at incredibly cheap prices over three days at The Corner Store Gallery!  Find the perfect Christmas present for someone special (even if that someone is yourself!)

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The Hatmaker - Fiona Schofield Millinery
Oct.
15
to 28 Oct.

The Hatmaker - Fiona Schofield Millinery

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FIONA SCHOFIELD studied Fashion Design & Illustration at The Whitehouse Institute in Sydney. Her talent flourished when she discovered the art of Millinery in second year. She spent a number of years training and working with Neil Grigg Millinery in Sydney before side stepping into costume jewellery with Dinosaur Designs. After a tree change to Orange NSW with her family 14 years ago, Fiona established her own design workroom in Orange where she works with customers from far and wide, individually hand making all kinds of hats, headwear and accessories for races, weddings, events and everyday.

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Sally Campbell Handmade Textiles
Oct.
9
to 14 Oct.

Sally Campbell Handmade Textiles

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Designer Sally Campbell collaborates with top artisans in India to create her contemporary range of homewares.  Her textiles includes quilts, throws, cushions, tableware, towels and scarves. All are handmade, many use natural dyes. She also collects vintage fabrics, then remodels them into cushions and quilts.

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BLUE - Group Exhibition
Aug.
9
to 26 Aug.

BLUE - Group Exhibition

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BLUE is the 2nd Group Exhibition at The Corner Store Gallery for 2018.  Artists are invited to submit work of any medium, subject matter or size that predominantly features the colour blue.  The idea for this exhibition came to gallery director Madeline Holborow in 2017 while hanging the annual 8x10 exhibition.  Many of the artworks were primarily blue in colour and looked spectacular all displayed together.  Let's wash the gallery in blue just to celebrate colour for the sake of colour.  The exhibition will include the most exciting and original artworks submitted for selection from artists and designers from all over Australia.

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Emilie Patteson - From Little Things
Jul.
18
to 29 Jul.

Emilie Patteson - From Little Things

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Canberra based artist Emilie Patteson returns to her hometown of Orange, NSW, to bring to you her latest work in glass and illustration. 
"From Little Things" explores life cycles by examining tiny elements of nature: leaves, stamens, seeds. 
Emilie will be working within the gallery for the duration of the exhibition. 

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Catherine Fraser - Farmyard Tales and Fables
Jul.
6
to 15 Jul.

Catherine Fraser - Farmyard Tales and Fables

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This exhibition includes a combination of different media, including oil paintings, lino prints and monoprints within the common theme of farmyard tales and fables. Cat has a natural organic narrative style. Cat has recently completed her Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts at Orange TAFE, and is currently the artist in residence at Orange TAFE focussing on printmaking. This is her first solo exhibition at the Corner Store Gallery and she hopes you enjoy her journey.

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Megan Payne - Amongst the Herd
Jun.
19
to 24 Jun.

Megan Payne - Amongst the Herd

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My love of the Australian rural landscape and all things bovine continues to grow. I love nothing more than to stand among my beauties and appreciate their different noses, ears, eyes and hair do’s - yes cows have their own, unique little tufts just between their ears.
I initially painted cows in a naive style and included their surroundings. As my work progressed and my love of cows grew I wanted to better express each individual cows personality. I decided to make them into pure portraits.  I want the viewer to question if they are a photograph or painting.

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Amanda Cox - Gaahna Bula – Two Shoulders
May
28
to 3 Jun.

Amanda Cox - Gaahna Bula – Two Shoulders

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Gaahna Bula are the Wiradjuri aboriginal words meaning two shoulders – or more commonly known as Mount Canobolas.

I am fortunate enough to live in a location with sweeping views of Mt Canobolas which I sit and admire daily. Many mornings, afternoons and late evenings are spent watching as the spectacular colours of the seasons move in and then out. Watching as the changing hues of the day move across the majestic peaks and fold into magnificent sunsets.

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Orange Moss - Alexis Eclectic & Grace Kingston
May
24
to 27 May

Orange Moss - Alexis Eclectic & Grace Kingston

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Orange Moss is a mixture of hand-embroidered one-off pieces and comfortable ready-to-wear offerings, we hope to inspire confidence in all who wear our range. The source photography will be from Orange and the surrounding areas. All items are printed and manufactured in Australia in partnership with a variety of ethical producers and makers

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Margie Hedley - Falling Leaves
May
10
to 20 May

Margie Hedley - Falling Leaves

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Margie Hedley is a passionate artist and art educator who has worked in and around art her entire life when not flying aeroplanes. She established and ran the Giddy Goanna Gallery in Mudgee, before training as a silversmith, designing and exhibiting her works in NSW and WA. She then entered the world of teaching where she spent the next 30 years.

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Jess Forster - Dust & Gums
Mar.
26
to 2 Apr.

Jess Forster - Dust & Gums

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Jess Forster is an emerging sustainable Textile Artist, Designer + Educator from the Riverina area in New South Wales, Australia. She creates handmade felt objects + artworks using locally sourced wool fibres. Her practice reimagines an ancient craft with a contemporary vision that hopes to connect people, place and planet.

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Paper Pear Popup Shop
Mar.
15
to 25 Mar.

Paper Pear Popup Shop

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Paper Pear is an eclectic gallery based in Wagga Wagga NSW. Owner, Stephanie Day, loves nothing more than to roadtrip in search of beautiful artworks, delivering pieces along the way, so when she heard about the opportunity to combine a roadtrip to one of her favourite places with a pop up at The Corner Store Gallery, Orange, she jumped at the chance.

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Floating Land - Fiona Chandler & Sarah Montgomery
Feb.
22
to 11 Mar.

Floating Land - Fiona Chandler & Sarah Montgomery

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Our purpose is to share a sense of wonder, looking up and into the distance. Recording intricate details and natural patterns gathered in clouds, on land and in water. The artworks encourage people to look closely at the everyday in their environment. These Images work from afar but the closer you step, the more you see of the natural patterns found in nature, describing our days observations as artists.
Floating lands, a sense of wonder - discovering and creating.

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The Journey Person Christmas Pop Up
Dec.
14
to 17 Dec.

The Journey Person Christmas Pop Up

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The Journey Person collective are back for another fabulous Handmade Popup just in time for all your Christmas shopping needs! We have over 30 local designers bringing along their stunning HANDMADE wares including jewellery, fashion, ceramics, textiles, millinery, furniture, art, sculpture, homewares and heaps more! PUT IT IN YOUR DIARY!

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Fiona Barrett-Clark - The Views That Pass Us
Nov.
23
to 10 Dec.

Fiona Barrett-Clark - The Views That Pass Us

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"In this particular series of works, I have reflected on my time spent in the Central West. I have focused mainly on the ever changing afternoon sky, its kaleidoscope of colours, the clouds, its transformative effect on the land and its vastness. It’s about the end of the drive, you’re almost home and nature is putting on its final show before the night sky creeps in." - Fiona Barrett-Clark

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