First Fridays: Julie Collins— Lorne through contemporary eyes

Join Julie Collins, curator of the Lorne Sculpture Biennale. As a successful sculptor and artist with over 25 years’ experience, Julie discusses the significance of the Lorne region as an inspiration for artists from past to present. From Arthur Streeton's time in Lorne painting Ocean blue, Lorne in 1921, she looks at the region as a contemporary landscape for artists participating in the Biennale

Art Exhibition previously on at Geelong Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 04 March 2016 to Friday 04 March 2016

First Fridays: Julie Collins— Lorne through contemporary eyes image

Event published by Geelong Gallery on Monday 22 February 2016.
Contact the publisher.

Duration approx. 45 minutes
No bookings required.

Lorne Sculpture Biennale runs Sat 12 March – Sun 3 April.

Julie Collins biography

In her own words, Julie Collins is an artist who just likes to see good things happen, and with a career spanning over two decades, she has an extensive and accomplished body of work to demonstrate it. Curator, public art consultant, arts manager and sculptor, Julie has been the Lorne Sculpture Biennale Curator since 2011. With a degree in Fine Arts, a Masters Degree in Visual Arts, 25 solo exhibitions, over 100 group exhibitions, 16 awards and grants received, it is clear that sculpture and visual arts is a career of passion for Julie Collins.

Image—
Works by Matthew Harding, 2014
Photography: Ian Macrae

About First Fridays

Enjoy the first Friday of the month with Friends. These inspiring talks are fundraising events for the Friends of the Gallery and begin at 10.30am with coffee, tea and scones before an illustrated lecture at 11.00am. No bookings required.

Cost—
Geelong Gallery members $10
Non-members $12