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Heritage Day 2019 with highlights from early Australian Films

A great day out. Noosa Museum is hosting my next talk on Early Australian Films as part of 2019 Heritage Day on 4th May.

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Lights, Camera, Action – Film Presentation 27 February 2019

Come along to the Hannaford Centre to listen to this engaging  presentation by Zana Dare. It will look at achievements of some of our early films. Australia’s early film makers were not only highly creative, but industrious, leading the world in the development of the art form of film making. We will look at highlights from The Story of Ned […]

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Enriching Times

What a wonderful experience as an Enrichment Lecturer! Cruising provides very different experiences these days compared to the activities and entertainment offered in the past. ‘Radiance of the Seas’ is an amazing cruise ship – big but not too big. Our journey began in Honolulu, then down to Polynesia to visit Papette, Bora Bora, and Moorea. Then it was over […]

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Cruise News

Zana has a new role as Enrichment Lecturer on Royal Caribbean’s “Radiance of the Seas”.  The ship sails in September from Honolulu to Sydney via Tahiti and New Zealand. Her lectures will centre around artists, writers and explorers of the South Pacific. Standby for updates from the high seas.

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Arts Residency in France May –June 2018

It was bliss! From May to June we had our own arts studio ‘Atelier de la Rose’ in the charming medieval village of Montcabier in South West France. The owner, Sally Gaucheron, a gourmet cook, went out of her way to cater to our need our every need. The beautiful studio filled with light looked out on a cherry orchard. […]

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River Dreaming

In early 2018, Erica traveled to Noosa River in the north of Australia’s beautiful Sunshine Coast. Work produced on the inspiring subject of the river included drawings, mixed media and collage.  

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Atelier de la Rose – Arts Residency

In May 2018, Erica Aronsten and Zana Dare undertook an arts residency at the studio Atelier de la Rose, in the countryside near Cahors, France. There they worked with the theme of landscape and memory. Work from the residency will be further developed on return to Sydney.

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Creative Health Workshops Inspirational

Workshops provided by the Creative Kick Start team at North Sydney Community Centre and at Noosa Library were declared to be very inspirational and exceeded the expectations of participants. When asked “What did you like best about the session?” Noosa participants wrote; Friendly presenters and a safe and nurturing environment, and the content was very inspiring. Great techniques explored and […]

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Talk and workshop at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

Join us for some fun Saturday 18 March 2.30pm.

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Creative Kick Start on board Insignia

Creative Explorations at Artist Loft

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