New exhibitions in Ballina
The Northern Rivers Community Gallery in Ballina is hosting four new exhibitions featuring local artists from across the Northern Rivers.
Connecting Communities is a group show celebrating the launch of the Arts and Disability North Coast Project. The exhibition includes work by Asperger's Syndrome sufferer Christine Spedding and artists from the Brain Injury Support Service (working out of Willowbank Studio), artists from RED Inc and more.
Connecting Communities will be launched this Saturday, February 11, at 2pm featuring performances by the RED Inc Signing Choir, hip hop group The Bridge and electronic music group Talalablip.
Also on display are three other exhibitions inspired by the natural environment.
Deb McFarlane's exhibition Seascape Weavings features her free-style tapestry weavings depicting local coastlines and rainforest waterfalls.
Shades of Place by Maggie and Katie Cross (mother and daughter) is about identifying one's place.
Once Upon a Tide is Meli Dane's first exhibition and features her collages of shells, sticks, stones and other items.
Seascape Weavings, Shades of Place and Once Upon a Tide will be launched this Friday, February 10, from 6-8pm.