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The Art Factory: Studio News – Term 2, June 20, 2018

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An exhibition by Scott Lea & Steven O’Hara

Tree on Red & Brown, Scott Lea, 2017

Coloured Trees, Steven O'Hara, 2017

Bush Country was an exhibition created by Scott Lea and Steven O’Hara to be exhibited in Rainbow, Victoria, in November 2017. It is now back in its home town Wagga Wagga and is on display in the RCC Gallery.

Join us for the opening of Bush Country on Tuesday the 26th of June at 11am.

Exhibition Opening: Tuesday 26 June, 11am-12pm Gallery Open: Tuesday 26 June and Wednesday 27 June, 9.30am-2.30pm Riverina Community College Gallery


Jacko Meyers with her various portraits

Term 2 saw the opening of Jacko Meyers second solo exhibition ‘Summer Bay & Beyond’. It was a very successful exhibition with coverage from multiple local media outlets and the sale of many works. The exhibition featured portraits and landscapes inspired by Jacko’s favourite show, Home & Away.

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery and National Glass Gallery visit

The Art Factory with Michelle Hamer's 'I am part of a living city'

The Art Factory crew visited the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery and National Glass Galley to see some fantastic exhibitions.

First up was the Glass Gallery with the National Emerging Art Glass Prize on display, showing the up and comers in the Australian glass industry. Next was the group exhibition ‘Walking Matters’, featuring some large sculptures and charcoal works.

Lastly the crew visited Michelle Hamer’s exhibition I Am Part Of A Living City. Michelle’s works were predominately hand stitched creations displaying street signs and different city scapes, very enjoyed by the Art Factory’s Wayne Emerson, who is an avid stitcher.


The Art Factory welcomed 5 new artists into the studio this term. The artists have dived straight into playing with all mediums such as digital art, pastels, paint, pencils and sculpture.

Brae Tye, 'Tumbleweed', 2018

Lorraine O'Hara, 'Lorraine's Studio', 2018

Tahlia Locke, 'Tahlia', 2018

Rochelle Hapgood, 'Flags in the World', 2018

Evie Hart, 'King Cato & his minions', 2018


Term 3 brings two new solo exhibitions by The Art Factory artists Kellie Hulm and Wayne Emerson. Kellie is known for her extremely vibrant and large paintings, inspired by her travels. Wayne is working mainly with acrylic paint to create his works of everything from animals to stained glass windows.

Kellie Hulm, 'Colourful houses in Venice', 2018

Wayne Emerson, 'Butterfly', 2018

Follow the journey of the Art Factory artists on Facebook and Instagram, where each Tuesday and Wednesday they post about what is happening in the studio.