The Shearer’s Arms gallery, which dated back to 1847, was acquired by the Society in 1987 and is now its base. It contains a large purpose built studio, four gallery display rooms, a well-equipped office and a kitchen. The building is the oldest surviving building in Geelong West and following an agenda from the Heritage Society is slowly being renovated.
The #freeartfriday movement is a worldwide movement that has since found a home in Geelong, after the talented and equally passionate artist Laura Alice discovered the idea from fellow local artist Josh McCrimmon.
Charles Bukowski said it well when he wrote; “If you’re doing it for money or fame, don’t do it.” Poetry isn’t something for material gain. At its core poetry is a form of expression, release and for discovering the inner most elements of who you are, and also, as the trio behind lowercase poetry have soon found, it’s also about connecting with others.
For fans of Rocko’s Modern Life, you will know the popular Nickelodeon animated series features more than a few adult jokes. So, how does Josh Wade’s ‘Cunny’s Modern Life’ stack up? Just fine, it would seem – and also with a touch of the potty.
Tasty chicken is a very serious business, and Belleville are kicking things up a notch with their second poultry slam.