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Empowering the Next Generation: Riversdale's Emerging Artists and Linda Hannan's Artistic Journey

July 04, 2024 The Southland App
Empowering the Next Generation: Riversdale's Emerging Artists and Linda Hannan's Artistic Journey
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The Outlet Southland
Empowering the Next Generation: Riversdale's Emerging Artists and Linda Hannan's Artistic Journey
Jul 04, 2024
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Ever wondered how young artists can jumpstart their careers and gain confidence in their craft? Tune into this episode of The Outlet to uncover the secrets behind the 51st Riversdale Mixed Media Arts Exhibition. We chat with Lois Bishop, President of Riversdale Arts, and special guest artist Linda Hannan. Lois gives us a sneak peek into the Emerging Artists Competition, a new initiative aimed at empowering young talents aged 13 to 25 with a chance to showcase their work and win a $1,000 cash prize. This event promises to breathe new life into the local art community, sparking creativity and participation. Artist Linda Hannan, renowned for her dramatic use of textures and light, shares her fascinating journey from traditional gallery spaces to a more intimate home studio. She reveals her meticulous process of layering oil paints to achieve striking realism and discusses her excitement about presenting her latest forest scenes to a fresh audience. Plus, we explore the eclectic mix of workshops and unique items available at the exhibition's gift shop.

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Ever wondered how young artists can jumpstart their careers and gain confidence in their craft? Tune into this episode of The Outlet to uncover the secrets behind the 51st Riversdale Mixed Media Arts Exhibition. We chat with Lois Bishop, President of Riversdale Arts, and special guest artist Linda Hannan. Lois gives us a sneak peek into the Emerging Artists Competition, a new initiative aimed at empowering young talents aged 13 to 25 with a chance to showcase their work and win a $1,000 cash prize. This event promises to breathe new life into the local art community, sparking creativity and participation. Artist Linda Hannan, renowned for her dramatic use of textures and light, shares her fascinating journey from traditional gallery spaces to a more intimate home studio. She reveals her meticulous process of layering oil paints to achieve striking realism and discusses her excitement about presenting her latest forest scenes to a fresh audience. Plus, we explore the eclectic mix of workshops and unique items available at the exhibition's gift shop.

Download The Southland App Here:

https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/the-southland-app/id1125930150
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.p9605GI