anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

Art

Video Video

MFAC time-lapse video of mural creation

Mulga The Artist painted this colourful street art mural recently at Matthew Flinders Anglican College – enjoy watching this time-lapse video of its creation, as he paints the mural in his colourful iconic style

St Andrew’s Anglican College Year 12 student Poppie Thorpe and her artwork ‘Isolated in Ambiguity’, which received an Excellence Award in the Creative Generation Excellence Award and will be displayed in the central exhibition at GoMA in 2021.
News

St Andrew’s student to feature at GoMA

An artwork originally inspired by mental health challenges has turned into so much more for St Andrew’s Anglican College Year 12 student Poppie Thorpe, after COVID-19 restrictions stranded her and her family in New Zealand for four months

Video

Meet the Artist 1: Rebecca Holland and the Cathedral Shop

Gifted digital artist Rebecca Holland tells us about her art and a special piece, described as “an oasis in the midst of the city”, that she created for the Cathedral Shop which is featured on jigsaws, tote bags and mugs: “I don’t just draw figuratively…I am usually a bit more abstract, so I decided to draw the building, but also have the community aspect in it…the music, the coffee and the hands…to emphasise the community”

Features

Aboriginal art: remembering and healing

“Growing up, I would sit with my mother and grandmother and listen to the stories of our traditional customs, hunting and gathering, creation and dreaming stories, animals in the area and daily practices. My mother guided me in translating these stories through a variety of techniques and tools onto canvas and other forms of art,” says Kuku Yalanji woman and Anglicare Southern Queensland staff member Lalania Tusa