The Art Factory: Studio News

The Art Factory: Studio News – December 2017

The Art Factory Year in Review

Kou, Danielle Flory

The Art Factory is officially over for 2017. What a year it has been! In case you missed anything, here’s what we got up to:
• 40 studio days
• 2 solo exhibitions in the RCC Gallery
• 1 group exhibition in the RCC Gallery
• 1 exhibition at Turbo Gallery, Victoria
• 36 artworks sold, including drawings, paintings and zines
• 195 audience attending the four exhibitions
• 4 exhibition and performances attended at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery and HR Gallop Gallery
• 1 short documentary on iView
• 2 news stories on Riverina TV

Bringing Friends Together, Jacko Meyers

Nothing Compares To You, Jacko Meyers

In September, Jacko Meyers had her first solo exhibition in the RCC Gallery. At the opening she performed an original piece, Nothing Compares To You. The Mayor of Wagga Wagga, Greg Conkey and Eastern Riverina Arts EO, Scott Howie opened the exhibition.

The Fast Car Girl, Layla Bacayo

Layla Bacayo

In October, Layla Bacayo had her first solo exhibition in the RCC Gallery. The exhibition featured drawings, zines and the latest episode from her You Tube channel

Wayne at the Factory

Wayne Emerson and Producer Ainsley Jenkins (Next in Line Films) discussing
the process of filming Wayne at the Factory at the RCC screening

Wayne Emerson was featured in Wayne at the Factory, created by Next In Line Films. The short documentary was part of an initiative developed by ABC and Create NSW called Createability that profiles regional artists with disability launched on 27 November 2017.

Watch Wayne at the Factory on iView

Bush Country, Scott Lea and Steven O’Hara

A Guy in the Bush, Steven O'Hara

After seeing the Inspire exhibition at ARTLANDS Dubbo, Turbo Gallery in Rainbow, Victoria invited Scott Lea and Steven O’Hara to have an exhibition in their gallery in November 2017.

The Art Factory End of Year Exhibition

The Art Factory artists and studio supervisor Jordy Bos

The Art Factory had an end of year exhibition that featured work made in the studio this year by each artist.

Watch the WIN News Story.

See you in 2018!!