visual art


Castlemaine Market Building
C'maine & District Continuing Education
Old Plumber's Shop 115 Mostyn St
Old Castlemaine Gaol

Friday 27th March - Sunday 5th April

all ages
Venues & Artists
Selected Artists From Mount Alexander
& Wider Victoria

The Castlemaine Market Building will be the venue for 3-D artworks by artists including Kerry Cannon, Noah Grosz, Dean Smith, Trefor Prest, Gretchen Hillhouse, Ricky Swallow, Marcos Davidson, Nicholas Jones, Conrad Dudley-Bateman, Kate Spencer, Brydee Rood, Lynette Wallworth, Helen Bodycomb & Vipoo Srivilasa. An installation of contemporary lapidary jewellers will be curated by Lillyan Shirvington.

The Castlemaine & District Continuing Education building, recently restored for the filming of Romulus My Father, will be the venue for
2-D artworks by artists including Kate Meade, Kathryn McAllister, Jane Sanderson, Tim Jones, Raafat Ishak, Wendy Stavrianos, Donna Bailey, Steph Tout,  James Kenyon, Martine Whitcroft, Jennifer Bartholomew, Tamara Marwood, Helen Seligman, James McArdle, Kynan Sutherland, Juliana Hilton & a collaborative piece coordinated by Ashley Mariani.

Public art installations will be located at various sites throughout Castlemaine, including Victory Park, outside IGA, Castlemaine Railway Station at the Gateway to the Goldfields in Chewton & other surprise locations. Six local public artists - Lynne Edey, Craig MacDonald, Greg Smith, Roger McKindley, Candy Stevens & James Kenyon - will express a unique vision for the central Victorian landscape; drawing attention to the cultural, environmental and historical qualities of this region. Other venues include the Old Plumber’s Shop, where Alice Steel will launch her long-awaited comic SPACEANGEL, & the Old Castlemaine Gaol, where Robyn Spicer, local illustrator, designer & writer, will show Weird Critters.

Spaceangel Saturday 28th March 6-8pm @ Old Plumber's Shop
Weird Critters & Future Sailors Monday 30th March 4-5pm @ Old Castlemaine Gaol
Public Art Sites...