Ledger Art Workshop with Artist in Residence Brent Learned

Ledger Art Workshop with International Award Winning Artist Brent Learned

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Ledger Art – Brent Learned

Where: Strathnairn Arts Village Hall
When: Saturday March 4th 9:30- 11 AM
Cost: $35 per person

The Artist: Brent Learned is a Native American artist from Oklahoma who draws, paints, and sculpts the Native American Indian in a contemporary impressionistic style.

As an enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, Learned appreciates the legacy and culture of the American Plains Indian. “I create artwork to capture the essence, accuracy and historic authenticity of the American Plains Indian way of life,” says the artist.

The Workshop: Brent will first discuss who he is & about the tribe he belongs to; the Cheyenne and Arapaho. He will delve into the role that his tribe played in American history & how this has informed his artistic style. Brent will also give a brief history of Ledger artwork that will tell the story of the plains Indian original art form from its origins to what it has evolved into today.

Materials Required: + Old paper of any kind; it could be ledger paper, old certified, bank notes, maps , envelopes, etc. + Drawing utensils of any kind; it could be crayon , drawing pencils, coloured pencils, pen and ink, etc. + A great attitude & eagerness to learn!

Brent will have a few ledger drawings for people to colour. Brent also has a special gift for all attendees!

Please email info@strathnairn.com.au for your registration form

 

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You Are Invited! | Open Studio Day | Brent Learned & Merryn Apma

You are invited!

Merryn Apma – Artist in Residence – Strathnairn Arts

 

Brent Learned – Artist in Residence – Strathnairn Arts

Artists in Residence – Brent Learned & Merryn Apma

Open Studio Day

Woolshed Gallery
Saturday 25th February 10 AM - 3 PM

An extraordinary opportunity to see two unique artists in residence working within their temporary studio space at Strathnairn Arts.

Brent Learned & Merryn Apma will open their doors to the public on Saturday 25th February to provide insight into their working process as well as their cultural influences.

There will also be a vibrant exhibition of works for sale.

Brent Learned is a Native American artist from Oklahoma who draws, paints, and sculpts the Native American Indian in a contemporary impressionistic style. As an enrolled member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, Learned appreciates the legacy and culture of the American Plains Indian. “I create artwork to capture the essence, accuracy and historic authenticity of the American Plains Indian way of life,” says the artist.

Merryn Apma is a highly influential Aboriginal artist who resides in Tilba NSW. Merryn opened an Aboriginal Art Gallery in August 2015 where she showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from all over Australia. A big heart within a tight knit community, Merryn has been a powerful leader for Aboriginal issues since the famous Long Walk led by former AFL footballer Michael Long from Melbourne to Canberra in 2004.

We hope you will join us in observing these two artists at work & seeing the vast contrasts as well as similarities within their process & completed works.

Come for the Open Studios then stay for the Meet and Greet in the Homestead Gallery at 3.30pm! 

We hope to see you there!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!