Artistic Endeavour In Conversation
Co-Curator and Artist Talk Q&A Video

Date: Friday 3 September 2021, 12.30pm-1.30pm

Are you interested in botanical art and want to find out more about creating works of art in this genre or what lies behind the themes and ideas of a botanical art exhibition? 

Artistic Endeavour Co-Curator, Beth Jackson, and exhibiting artist, Julia Hancock, deliver a virtual In Conversation facilitated by Tweed Regional Art Gallery’s Public Programs Curator, Meredith Cusack. 

Exhibition Co-Curator, Beth Jackson, and exhibiting artist, Julia Hancock, discuss the Artistic Endeavour touring exhibition on display at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, NSW; its exhibition development and themes; and give insights into creating new botanical inspired artworks. 

About Artistic Endeavour

Showcasing new works by members of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland, the exhibition is an innovative exploration of the artistic, scientific, environmental and cultural significance of the HMB Endeavour‘s voyage along the east coast of Australia.


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Artistic Endeavour is an initiative of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland in partnership with Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program; the Queensland Government through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments; and the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland. Proudly supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council and sponsored by IAS Fine Art Logistics and Winsor & Newton.


Prue McComish

Exhibition Program Officer,
Museums & Galleries Queensland

An artwork by Elisa Jane Carmichael and Sonja Carmichael consisting of ghost net, fibres and fish scales
Elisa Jane Carmichael and Sonja Carmichael, ‘Circle of Life and Light’ (detail), 2019. Ghost net, wire, nylon fishing net, synthetic fibres and fish scales. Dimensions variable. Photo: Carl Warner.
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