Artist to unleash a stream of colour across CQ
A WELL-KNOWN Central Queensland arts and cultural champion is set to bring a kaleidoscope of colours to the Isaac region’s premier art space next month.
Moranbah’s Coalface Art Gallery will showcase Lynnie Busk’s Going with the Flow: Acrylic Flow Art exhibition with the official opening this Friday and free workshops in August.
Known for her passion for art, family and volunteering, the proud 67-year-old artist said she was ready to exhibit her artworks to the public for the first time.
Ms Busk, who as a newlywed with her husband Noel settled in Moranbah in 1972, said she found her passion for art in late 2017 and never looked back.
“I am so hooked on acrylic flow painting as it marries together my passion for colour and my love of creativity,” she said.
“I regularly run classes and have shared my skills with around 200 locals so far.”
Isaac Regional Council Mayor Anne Baker said shining a light on a local person’s achievements wasthe heart and soul of Coalface Art Gallery.
“Lynnie is a long-time resident of Moranbah with a real passion for the Isaac region,” Cr Baker said.
“She gives her time generously and embodies the pure people power that energises our region.
“I encourage everyone to visit the gallery during August and enjoy the fusion of colours portrayed in her art.
“This exhibition and the free workshops are part of building vibrant, resilient and diverse communities across the region and this is our Arts and Cultural Action Plan 2018-2022 in full swing.”
The Going with the Flow: Acrylic Flow Art exhibition will run from August 3-28 at Coalface Art Gallery from Monday to Friday between 8.30am to 5pm.
The official launch is from 6pm Friday, July 31. RSVPs need to be registered via speakup.isaac.qld.gov.au or by calling 1300 472 227.
Moranbah Library will host two free adult art workshops with Ms Busk on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 27 both from 6.30-8.30pm. To secure your spot, call 1300 472 227.