Graphic Tendencies: Works from the City of Townsville Art Collection


The Townsville region has long been the home of many artists deeply invested in graphic practices, art which uses the visual elements for immediate and satisfying results. With a strong commitment to drawing, which has been translated into disciplines such as printmaking, painting and photography, Townsville and North Queensland artists and collectors have helped shape the City of Townsville Art Collection to include a range of visually dynamic works. a selection of which are presented here. Graphic Tendencies includes works by Davida Allen, Garry Andrews, Vincent Bray, George Baldessin, Barbara Cheshire, John Firth-Smith, Christian Flynn, George Gittoes, Robert Jacks, Scott Redford, Margaret Wilson and many more.

Curated by Jonathan McBurnie.

Exhibition Launch

6 - 8pm
Friday, 30 April 2021
Pinnacles Gallery

Image: Ian Smith, The Meaning Beyond the Sign – The Truth Behind the Ad  [detail], 2002, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 107 x 144cm.
Collection of the City of Townsville. Purchased from Heiser Gallery, 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.