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Art from the Margins

Since 2008, Art from the Margins (AFTM) has been and still is a creative initiative of Wesley Mission Queensland. AFTM has been instrumental in bringing artists together, and bridging the gap between artists living in isolation and the wider community. AFTM supports and promotes the work of artists living with adversity, disadvantage and social isolation, including artists living with mental health issues, physical or intellectual disabilities and homelessness. AFTM currently provides exhibition and professional development opportunities for over 400 artists living in and around the Brisbane area. 

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Come and check out our latest exhibition, Serenity: the art of John Fu Chong from Tuesday, 28 January 2020 – Friday, 28 February 2020

John Fu Chong grew up in Malaysia before moving to Singapore to study fine art. Immigrating to Australia in 1981, Fu Chong he has since worked as an artist and designer. Serenity: the art of John Fu Chong features landmarks and rural landscapes from across Australia, a nostalgic record of Fu Chong’s exploration of his adopted homeland.

Image Credit: John Fu Chong, Keep the Developers off the Bridge 2004, synthetic polymer paint on canvas.

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AFTM EXHIBITION PROPOSAL
CALL OUT: 2020 - 2021

AFTM is currently accepting exhibition proposals from artists and groups. 

PROPOSAL FORM HERE  

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SERENITY: THE ART OF JOHN FU CHONG

Showing Tuesday 28 January - Friday 28 February 2019

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EXPLORING YOUR INNER ARTIST - FRIDAYS

Weekly art as therapy and artistic skill development 10am - 1pm Fridays

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FOTO GROUP: MONDAYS

Weekly photography group meet up 10am - 12pm Mondays

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OPEN STUDIO: WEDnesdays

Weekly studio time with other artists working on individual projects 10am - 1pm Wednesdays.

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Deepening Artistic Practice

DEEPENING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: THURSDAYS

Weekly professional development workshop series 10am - 12pm Thursdays. 

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