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November 2019

2019 End of Year Gathering for AENT

29 November, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Darwin Ski Club – across from MAGNT

AENT are getting together on Friday 29th Nov to celebrate another fabulous year of Visual Art in the NT. Come and join us at the Darwin Ski Club from 5pm for nibbles and drinks – before we head over to the Therese Ritchie exhibtion opening after 6pm at MAGNT. Free to Members $10 for friends Please register below for this event for catering purposes. Register Here

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August 2019

Festival of Teaching 2019

24 August, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

https://ptant.org.au/festival-of-teaching-2019- Look out for these awesome AENT workshops: 1. Fantasy maps with Bronwyn Packwood 2. Create fun art using a gel press with Veronica Hodges 3. Top tips for teaching drawing skill in schools with Alison Dowell 4. Expanded materials: Art techniques that generate the unexpected with John Eaton from Oxlades

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Artworks! PLAY

23 August, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

2019 AENT Members' Exhibition at Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery Opening Event - Friday 23 Aug 5.45pm

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MAGNT Floor Talk and Meet & Greet with Arts Curriculum Specialists from ACARA and AEA

21 August, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Darwin Ski Club – across from MAGNT

Wendy Garden from MAGNT will host a floor talk of the current NATSIAA and Between the Moon and Stars Exhibitions for Helen Champion and Marg Baguley – and AENT Members and friends on Wed 21 Aug at 3.30 pm MAGNT. This will be followed by nibbles and drinks for AENT members at the Ski Club – to greet Helen Champion ACARA Arts Consultant https://www.linkedin.com/in/helen-champion-b958372b and Art Education Australia President Marg Baguley https://staffprofile.usq.edu.au/Profile/Margaret-Baguley who are visiting Darwin to run DoE workshops…

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3D Sculpture using organic and recycled materials with Janie Andrews

11 August, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Johns College Art Rooms, St John’s Catholic College Entrance off Salonika Street/ closest to Stuart Highway The Gardens. Chevalier Campus. (if you park on the Hartzer campus you will have to walk across the pedestrian bridge) Signs will be in place to direct you Call – 0431209531 in case you get lost – it’s a very large campus.

A workshop to introduce different ways that 3 D large scale sculptures can be made easily with children of all ages. Participants to this workshop will learn how to manipulate organic and recycled materials using a range of materials that Janie will provide. Projects can be discussed and participants can bring materials to this workshop: wire, cloth, garden materials, recycled plastics, shiny packaging etc. Sculptures will be made that can easily be transported in a car! These sculptures can be…

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July 2019

AENT’s 2019 Members’ Exhibition: Artworks! PLAY

20 July, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our annual members' exhibition is coming up! Members are invited to share their own artworks inspired by the theme PLAY, and will share student works (as printed stickers) as a representation of Visual Arts Education across the spectrum of NT schools. The exhibition will be at the Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery. The special opening event will be in conjunction with the opening of the Festival of Teaching Conference on Aug 23 from 6pm in the Raft Space at the Darwin…

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June 2019

Functional sculpture with Bonnie Hislop

23 June, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Creative Accomplice, 90 Woods Street
Darwin, NT 0800 Australia
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In this AENT workshop at Accomplice, participants will be guided through projects of their choice, using handbulding techniques to create functional and sculptural ceramic wares. There will be a particular emphasis on tips and tricks to unlock and translate your creative voice. Techniques explored include but are not limited to: pinch pot, slab work, coiling and surface decoration Participants will aim towards 1 -3 works which may take the form of planter pots, mugs, plates, vases or scupltural pieces, with…

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May 2019

Oxlades Workshop with John Eaton

18 May, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Untitled Studio, 2-3, 1 Travers Street Coconut Grove NT 0810

Come along to a full day workshop where we will explore some Oxlades products with John Eaton: 1. A recap and extension on Solarfast dye, a replacement for previous product known as Inkodye (Amongst other techniques I now make acetate negatives in the class with students with a variety of tools that circumvent the need for a photocopier) 2. A drawing transfer with water-soluble markers (includes some contemporary mark making practises) and other media. 3. A photocopy transfer and layering…

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April 2019

Artback & AENT workshop: Kamahi Djordon King – Camp Dog Sculptures

14 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 15 April, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Millner Primary School Art Room, Sabine Road
Millner, NT 0810 Australia
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Kamahi Djordon King – Camp Dog Sculpture Workshops Kamahi’s artistic practice sits across visual arts, acting and singing. Born in Katherine, he began painting at a young age. His grandfather, a member of the Gurindji tribe born at Banka Banka, was his early mentor and teacher. This old man had travelled many miles mustering across the country, had strong kinship with the land and told Kamahi many stories about the desert. Drawing on his grandfather’s teaching, Kamahi successfully entwines his…

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Illustration for Storytelling- You’ve got to start somewhere

6 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Anula Primary ArtRoom, 73 Yanyula Dr, Anula NT 0812
Darwin, 0812 Australia

Craig is the illustrator of a number of picturebooks including the illustration tutorial title ‘Picture This’. Check out his webisite here:http://craigsmithillustration.com/ He has been a freelance illustrator since 1976. For some of the early years he had part-time jobs – washing dishes in a restaurant, scraping rust off the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Doing drawings for advertising – groan! One interesting job was working as a nurse’s aide in a hospital for the elderly. In that role he was able to…

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