New Wave Teens
Teens taking part in a hands-on workshop
Programs at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art for young people
Are you 13–18 years and into art & design? Come along to the Queensland Art Gallery's free program of events for teens!
To register your interest in New Wave Teens programs and to receive updates on upcoming programs and events for young people at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art email us at email@example.com.
The Gallery also develops a range of programs and events for tertiary students and emerging artists, writers and curators – New Wave Emerging.
Upcoming artist workshops
The New Wave Teens program of artist-run workshops provides a fun and engaging way for teenage visitors to participate in a FREE hands-on program with contemporary artists and learn about contemporary art. Upcoming workshops announced soon.
NAIDOC Week New Wave: Teens workshop
1.30–3.30pm Sunday 7 July
In conjunction with the ‘My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia’ exhibition, artist Dale Harding presents a hands-on workshop during NAIDOC Week, introducing teens to the themes, ideas and art-making processes in his work. Free, bookings required as places are limited.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (07) 3840 7144 to make a booking. Please include the attendee’s name, age and school name.
National Youth Week Artist Workshops
Presented during National Youth Week 2013, New Wave Teens enjoyed the opportunity to work one-on-one with local contemporary artists including sculptor David Spooner, installation artist Elizabeth Willing and performance artist duo Catherine or Kate (Kate Woodcroft and Catherine Sagin).
'Contemporary Australia: Women' artist workshop
During the winter school holidays, teens worked with Kirsty Bruce, participating artist in 'Contemporary Australia: Women', in a hands-on drawing workshop.
Animator Joe Brumm, Director of local Studio JoHo developed led an animation workshop called 'Seeing Sound', which explored the relationship between the visual and the audio in animation and film making. Participants worked with Joe and a team of animator-volunteers to create their own animations responding to original pieces of music. Watch their creation...
Young people had the fantastic opportunity to work one-on-one with contemporary artist Alick Tipoti in a hands-on workshop during the school holidays. Tipoti's works were on display in the 'Land, Sea, Sky' exhibition.
Painting & Screen Test Workshop
During the Scott Redford: Introducing Reinhardt Dammn exhibition, Scott Redford conducted workshops where local high school students created their own surf sticker designs, made monochromatic paintings and featured in a screen test film.
Free fashion workshops with 'the stitchery' fashion collective from QUT were conducted to celebrate 'Valentino Retrospective: Past/Present/Future' at the Gallery of Modern Art. Workshops included a focus on 'Grunge vs. Glamour' and 'Cuffs and Collars.
New Zealand artist Gavin Hipkins presented a workshop relating to his photography, exploring narrative and photo-montage. Gavin's work was in Unnerved: The New Zealand Project at the Gallery of Modern Art.
Unless otherwise stated all New Wave Teens programs are free.