Curious Art – QLD Festival of Photography5 : Autumn Synthesis

Curious Art Gallery has featured several photographic exhibitions throughout the 13 years it has been open. However as part of the Queensland Festival of Photography Autumn Synthesis features photographic artworks from the individual perspectives of several artists, of some of whose preferred visual medium is painting, sculpture and drawing. 

Venue: Curious Art Gallery – 94a Chinderah Bay Dr. Chinderah NSW

Dates: 10/04/14 to 25/05/14 

Visit Curious Art Gallery for further details

Duality Ness Bryant

Duality (detail) by Ness Bryant to be featured in upcoming exhibition

Autumn by Tracy Jay

Autumn by Tracy Jay to be featured in upcoming exhibition


The Brief – Photography Exhibition

Curious Art Gallery and Curious Digital Photography


The Brief

The Red Umbrella featured in The Brief by CDP student Irene Brinsmead

The Brief 
will feature photography from students who have chosen to part of the exhibition after completing the beginner, advanced or master class CDP photography workshops during 2012 session One, Two and Three.

Exhibition Dates:
11/10/2012 to 02/12/2012
Opening day 13th October 2012 – 11.30am to 3.30pm   (Gallery operates on Daylight Saving Time)
Curious Art Gallery
94a Chinderah Bay Drive
Chinderah NSW
Open : Monday 10.30am to 12.30pm CDP workshops (Gallery operates on Daylight Saving Time)
Thursday – Friday 11pm to 5pm
Saturday 11am to 3.30pm
Sunday 11am to 5pm
Contact: 0266 745340
Web: Curious Art Gallery

CDP Workshop Exhibitors:
Irene Brinsmead
Clare Bryant
Rebekah Watkins
Doreen Parker

Curious Art Exhibitors:
Tracy Jay
Michael Bryant

Larraine Bryant
Clare Johnson
Dianne Smith
Ness Bryant

CDP – Workshops are conducted at Curious Art Gallery.
The sessions involve class instruction and discussions, a location shoot, individual critique and a home brief. New sessions will commence in early 2013.

Curious Digital Photography is about to start Session Three Workshops.
Students start with beginner/intermediate and upon completion have the option
to enrol in the Advanced Class and finally the Master Class.

CDP - Beginner Class Week One by Melissa Shiell

This intriguing image was captured by CDP student Melissa Shiell using a CDP loaner Canon SLR film camera for the very first time during Session One week one.














All completing students from Session One to Three have the opportunity to be included
in a special exhibition “The Brief” to be hosted by Curious Art Gallery in October.

The concluding workshop for 2012, Session Four is planned for October.

Sign up open now:

M: Tracy Jay 0498357796   Michael Bryant  04880073756
Drive By: 94a Chinderah Bay Dr. Chinderah NSW 2487
Call in to Curious Art Gallery
Payment Eftpos/Visa/Mastercard at Gallery

C.D.P. Session 2 – Photography Workshops

Curious Art Gallery hosts Session Two – Beginner to Intermediate Curious Digital Photography Workshops.

A no cost open day will be held on 23rd April 2012 at 2pm to 4pm.
94a Chinderah Bay Dr. Chinderah NSW 2487
All interested in these creative workshops are welcome to attend and get a taste of what you could be learning.

Session Two will commence 14th May
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Registration is now open  or on the open day.
M: Tracy Jay 0406525246  Michael Bryant  04880073756

Curious Digital Photography Workshops

Curious Digital Photography Workshops Session Two open day 23rd April 2012
























An advanced class from the Session One – Beginner to Intermediate class will commence 14th May
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm

A Curious Art Initiative

Curious Art Gallery - Location of Curious Digital Photography workshops

Artists, Tracy Jay and Michael Bryant from Curious Digital Photography will facilitate a no cost one off open day for prospective students. The purpose of this open day is to provide a preview of how the workshops will be structured. It is an ideal opportunity to “taste and try before you buy.” (*The full 8 week course commences Monday 5th March.)
They are especially structured for beginners to intermediate digital photographers.

The workshops are aimed at cultivating photographic skills through an enjoyable creative process.

The Tweed River is an ever changing environment. Opportunity for photography is limitless. Fire on the mountain by Michael Bryant

The workshops will be presented in a studio environment at the Curious Art Gallery, situated in an ever changing riverside setting with expansive panoramic views across the Tweed River to Wollumbin/Mt.Warning.

Participants are expected to bring a camera (any variety i.e. Digital SLR, 35mm film SLR, compact point and shoot etc.)

The open workshop day will be held Monday 20th February. Workshop starts 10.30am e.d.s.t.
94a Chinderah Bay Dr. Chinderah 2487

Limited spaces available.

*Sign up for the full 8 week course commencing 5th March 2012 can be completed on the day.

To register your interest please contact:
Tracy or Michael at
Michael : 0488 073756 Tracy : 0406 525246

*The full 8 week course is a weekly 2 hour session at a total cost of $240 per person.
Covers camera technical aspects/location shoots/creative briefs/Exhibiton opportunity
The photography workshops are assignment driven with a  hands on focus. Structured for beginners to intermediate.