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EMERGE (ALMOST HERE!!!!)

THIS WEEKEND FOLKS!!!

The bubbly is chilling, the works are hung – and we’re ready for you!!!

Join us for the Exhibition opening Saturday, and raise a glass to our gorgeous Exhibiting Artists. Mingle in our magnificent backyard, and stay a while and enjoy a sticky in our Open Studios weekend.

SO MUCH GOING ON!!!

See you there,

K + crew

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Spring is here, and it’s an epic September at the ARTspace

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Hello Groovers!

Spring is here, the sky is blue…

Hopefully if I achieve nothing else today – it’s that you had a little laugh when you sung the next line in your head!

There’s a bit on this month, so I’ll do my best to keep it short and sweet. Here’s the run down, but there’s invitations and info. some attached with this email. and other online at both http://www.redolivestudios.com AND http://www.undergroundARTspace.com

*Disclaimer – we all know how hard I find it to keep things short, but A for effort, I really real try… x K

MANLY ARTS FESTIVAL (fortnight of fabulous!!!)
We have an epic range of events occurring during the two weeks of the Arts Festival, but here’s some key dates!

Saturday 20th September – ‘Regenerate’ our group show opens featuring some of the best local Artists around. Each Artists was given but a word, and their interpretations are hugely varied – and all amazing. We’re having a day opening, so come along and join us between 10am-2pm on the day to be inspired by some truly amazing Art. It’s been too long since we’ve clinked glasses for a show at the ARTspace, and we can’t wait!

Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st September – OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND
As part of the amazing Arts Festival, local Artists, Galleries, Creative spaces fling open their doors and invite you in. We’re around 10am-4pm both days to meet and greet you, and show you what exactly occurs in this beautiful space of ours, and who does it.

Sunday 21st September – Art Taste Tester with Vivianne Hazenveld 11.00am – 4pm
Local Artists and all round creative guru Vivianne, will be hosting a taste tester in our main area. Come along, have a play and experiment. It’s a gold coin donation, but priceless in it’s intention to get you exploring and having fun with a range of mediums. You will definitely see us there, and not because we have to be!

Sunday 28th September – Mixed Media collage workshop with Vivianne Hazenveld 10.30am-4pm
More information attached for what is sure to be an incredible day. Book soon though, as classes are kept small so you get the most out of them.

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PAINT, DRAW THEN ABSTRACT – Classes with Rachel Carroll
Rachels continuing classes start again Wednesday 24th September. Perfect for beginners AND advanced students. Rachel has a special way of drawing out and encouraging what is already there – and helping you go further. Classes are in 4 week blocks, so really manageable and what better way to end a Wednesday than devoting two beautiful hours to your own creative journey. Rachel 0423 982 349

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KID’S CLASSES with Dawn Kemp returning !!!
These will be returning at the end of the month after our blushing bride has married her sweetheart Marty! Times to be confirmed. Contact Dawn for more information as she’s looking to break the classes up into beginners and advanced, so let her know what works best for you and yours. Dawns classes engage with the childs own confidence and ability to create and explore in an environment that is strongly focused on learning, without negative self talk children are so prone to. The kids engage and explore their own Artistic journeys – and love it! If you’re interested in taking part, call Dawn on 0413 619 420

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….COMING UP IN OCTOBER AT THE ARTSPACE…
Loobylou is having a VIP night where you will have access to huge discounts, the actual physical launch of HIM+HER, see the very first Christmas range for 2014, all with good company, and GREAT candles. Let us know if you’re interested, and if you’d like to be added to the Loobylou contact list. candles@loobylou.com.au

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HEAPS of classes, courses and workshops as promised… It’s on for young and old at the ARTspace!!!

FINALLY a full school holiday program at the ARTspace. You asked, and we heard you… 
This email contains an absolute HEAP of upcoming courses, classes and workshops! It’s text heavy, but read on – there’s something for everyone…I couldn’t fit everything on here, but if you need more information, you are ALWAYS welcome to give me a buzz, or contact the relevant hosts directly. Information will be also on www.redolivestudio.com and www.undergroundartspace.com.
Phew! Hitting send. Just in time to chill for a lovely Mothers Day…. I hope…???? 
x
 
July School Holidays 1st-11th July
Please find attached all you need to know about our many fabulous classes for your little people in the July school holidays. We’ve got everything from acrylic and water colour painting, through to polymer clay necklace making and candle making. Huge range of classes for varying ages. Classes are kept small so get in quick. If we have heaps of interest for particular classes, we can divide groups into morning and afternoon classes. 
Application form is attached with this email so you can print and post, or I’ve left it unlocked so you can fill it and flick it back to me. 50% deposit is required upon booking to secure your space. Judging by the responses we had to my last email, I’m expecting them to fill fast. We can’t wait 🙂
Kere 0424 604 603 or email kere@redolivestudios.com (or hit reply)
July Art class planning
COURSE 5 with Rachel Carroll begins May 26th (4 week course)
Rachels classes have been super popular with many repeat attendees. She is always open to having new members join the class, and teaches in such a way that everyone is comfortable at their own personal level. Suits beginners through to experienced Artists. Book quickly – as the regulars fill up fast!
Rachel 0423 982 349 or email rc_artist@hotmail.com
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EXPRESS YOURSELF – new regular younger folk classes with Dawn Kemp
Term 1 (4 weeks) beginning Tuesday 27th May or Saturday 31st May
Term 2 (8 weeks) beginning Tuesday 15th July or Saturday 19th July
Dawn is a resident of the ARTspace, and shares my own philosophies about creating a zone for children to explore and experiment. Dawn brings much technical knowledge, experience and background theory to the class – but supports the interpretation of said knowledge within each person. Classes run Tuesdays 4-6pm (ages 6-12) and Saturdays 2-4pm (ages 13 +)
Dawn 0413 619 420 or email expressyourself_syd@outlook.com
Dawn EXPRESS YOURSELF classes
MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE WORKSHOP with Vivanne Hazenveld
Sundays 15th and 22nd June
Vivianne brings a wealth of technical knowledge relating to all aspects of Art, and is the consummate explorer. Her strength, and passion is bringing out the creative within each person, and working within their own styles and tastes. Vivianne will provide the information and tools to support you along your continuing or beginning creative journey in a space that let you figure out who YOU are as a creative person. (Adult classes)
Vivianne 0417 450 744 or email viv2go-art@yahoo.com.au
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GETTING YOURSELF OUT THERE with Gabby Malpas (Q&A session for Artists)
Dates to be advised. 
Course covers all the littles things you don’t even know you need to low from being noticed, dealing with Galleries, how to present yourself and your work. Gabby’s extensive International experience in both the Art and corporate world make for an amazing session, jam packed full of interesting information. Expressions of interest. 
Gabby 0423 470 831 or email gabby@gabbymalpas.com
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GETTING YOUR WATERCOLOUR MOJO ON with Gabby Malpas
Dates to be advised. 
To learn the basic techniques and principles of watercolour and complimentary art techniques.  The course will cover basic information such as paper, materials, where to buy, how to present your work and how to build a picture. The emphasis is to learn by watching and doing and to complete a small project. This course can be designed for both children and adult workshops. Expressions of interest. 
Gabby 0423 470 831 or email gabby@gabbymalpas.com

*Getting your Watercolour Mojo on

2014 ART classes for Adults and Teens FINALLY!!!

Hey Gang,


Following a heap of emails through the year about this very subject, I am super excited to be sending this email announcing the beginning of ‘a new era’  at the underground ARTspace – the return to classes. This email announces the beginning of some pretty exciting Art classes being run by Lisa Woolfe and Rachel Carrol (two well known and incredibly talented Artists) located in the underground ARTspace! Rachel will be doing Abstract & Mixed Media Painting (adults) and also Art Classes for Teens 12-17 years. While Lisa will be teaching Learn to Draw (adults). On top of this, plans are already underway for a Life Drawing Studio. Please find attached a flyer about the classes, or check out their website: http://artclassesnorthernbeaches.com.au
 
It’s been a big mission of mine to have the ARTspace as a stand alone creative space for Artists – and creatives of ANY medium to come down, and find their inner Artist is safe and fabulous surrounds. Art classes – and creating were the very core of my intention for the space but due to me being still a little unstable, and attempting to find balance – it’s something I’ve never been able to fully commit to. And a commitment it is. Art teachers (and all teachers) share something so personal and passionate and in doing so, help you to connect to your own gifts be they entire dormant thus far, or just a little dusty. That being said, the ARTspace is so special to me, and all the Studio Artists that reside within it, I wasn’t going to just hand it over to anyone was I?
 
So….ta dah. A new chapter begins. I am so excited to be sending you this email introducing this. I hope a lot of folks on my list have the opportunity to secure a space within Rachel and Lisa’s classes. This is just one avenue this will be promoted via so GET IN QUICK!!! I hope to see you around my neck of the woods again soon. 
 
Call 0423 982 349 (Rachel)
Call 0417 015 851 (Lisa)
 
Happy 2014 x

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Loobylou at Finders Keepers

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We all love it when ARTspace business achieve a little bit of love. We’re surrounded by super talent down at the ARTspace – each person doing many creative ventures – usually at the same time. The place is a buzzing hub, a vortex of great ideas an good energy. It’s one of the things it’s creators (and cleaners) are most proud. For those of you who haven’t realised, Loobylou candles is Kere and Adrian’s new venture, located within their beloved ARTspace.

It started an idea when Kere was in hospital having her first transplant, and was REALLY investigating her home environment including the candles she was burning constantly. Having retailed candles as a best seller for many years, it was a shocking discovery that all the ones claiming to be ‘earth friendly’ and Eco – were also intact filled with chemical stabilisers. People were actually taking a natural wax – and bunging it full of chemicals. She told the Nurse (wh thought she was suitably mad) that when she got this whole surviving thing sorted, she was going to create a candle brand. A simple brand, causing less harm.

And then came Loobylou – the name being a combination of an old nickname of Kere’s (looby), and one of her daughters (lou).

Now, all this time, dreams, experimenting, researching, planning, failing and extraordinary effort is really coming to fruition having been invited to attend Finders Keepers Sydney this year. Loobylou candles with be debuting the entire range of 10 signature scents, 3 baby scents and 4 Christmas fragrances.

Further to that, and to fully walk their talk about their commitment to waste reduction and causing less harm, the couple have constructed the entire stand using reclaimed, re-worked and found objects.

Super excited for Finders Keepers – and good luck Loobylou. Hope to see you there.

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