Inkmasters Cairns Inc

Printmakers from Cairns, Equatorial Queensland

       InkFest 2016 Program


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Started by Margaret Genever. Last reply by Coralie Gunn Feb 9.

Photogravure Weekend Workshop with Silvi Glattauer - 10-11 October 2014

Weekend Workshop with Silvi GlattauerPhotopolymer Photogravure Printmaking - From Photography to EtchingR Block Print Room TAFE North – Gatton Street, Manunda10-11 October 2014 9am – 4pm $250 (members) OR $280 (non-members)ALL MATERIALS…Continue

Started by Margaret Genever Sep 9, 2015.

Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2014 - It's a Wrap!

Inkmasters 2014 Print Exhibition has now concluded. It has been a resounding success with very positive feedback for the event and sales of 25% of the total artwork exhibited. With more than 80 artists represented along with three…Continue

Started by Margaret Genever Sep 29, 2014.

Inside / Out now being toured by Inkmasters, at Gladstone Regional Gallery to 16 August 2014

Inside Out: Mapping spiritual journeys collection of prints (formerly toured by Artslink Queensland's Exhibition touring Program to Toowoomba Regional Gallery and Coalface Gallery, Moranbah), is now travelling directly under Inkmasters' auspices. It…Continue

Started by Laurel McKenzie Sep 23, 2013.

Inside / Out: Mapping spiritual journeys starts at c.1907 18 June, launch 6pm Fri 21 June 2013 2 Replies

The exhibition of Inside / Out works at c.1907Contemporary Artspace, Cairns, finished on 6 July. Negotiations are underway to send the collection of prints to other national and international venues. More news as it comes to hand!  If any of our…Continue

Started by Laurel McKenzie. Last reply by Laurel McKenzie Jun 2, 2013.

The Artful Voyages of Billy Missi - A Tribute to John William McFarlane Misi (Pal’n) 1970 – 2012

A Tribute to John William McFarlane Misi  (Pal’n)    1970 – 2012Theo Tremblay / Fellow Printmaker Billy Missi, renowned Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait Islander) visual artist and printmaker tragically died on December 22 after battling with chronic…Continue

Started by Laurel McKenzie Jan 14, 2013.

Announcing exciting new Inkmasters member project - INSIDE / OUT : mapping spiritual journeys

Inkmasters is pleased to announce an exciting new member project. INSIDE / OUT : mapping spiritual journeys. 'INSIDE / OUT : mapping spiritual journeys is a print portfolio by Aboriginal, Islander and non-Indigenous artists - mapping the long…Continue

Started by Laurel McKenzie Nov 28, 2012.




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30 events

A Festival of prints and printmaking - 28 March/21 August

1.   26 Mar/7 ApRoslyn Kean Sydney Printmakers Group acclaimed Australian printmaker is Artist-in-Residence at TAFE Art Studio Gatton St Cairns

2.  5 Apr Roslyn Kean Public Artist’s Forum at KickArts 96 Abbott St, Cairns, 5.30pm – 7pm. Refreshments served, cash bar. Free Entry

3.   2/3 Apr Contemporary Japanese Woodcut Workshop with AiR Roslyn Kean at TAFE Art Studio Gatton St Cairns

4.  9 /10 Apr Silkscreen workshop with InkMaster Hannah Parker at TAFE Art Studio

5-11.  1 May BIG PRINT Workshops commence in schools with Hannah Parker, Theo Tremblay and Rose Rigley RAID, 7 workshops.

12.  21/22 May Intaglio Workshop with InkMaster Indigenous artist Paul Bong (Bindur Bullin) at TAFE Art Studio

13.  4/5 Jun Mezzotint Workshop with InkMaster Kerrie Cleverdon at TAFE Art Studio - see Members Exhibitions below

14.  18/19 Jun Japanese Woodcut 2 Workshop with InkMaster Yvonne Hering at TAFE Art Studio

15.  20 Jun/6 Jul Jenny Kitchener acclaimed Australian printmaker is artist-in-Residence at TAFE Art Studio R Block Gatton St

16. 25/26 Jun Linocut – Colour and More with Jenny Kitchener artist-in-residence

17.  5 Jul Jenny Kitchener Public Artist’s Forum at KickArts 96 Abbott St Cairns, 5.30-7pm. Refreshments served, cash bar. Free Entry

18.  26 Jun Silkscreen demonstration at Tanks Market Day, Collins Ave, Cairns.  Print BIG PRINT TShirts and Aprons

19.  13 Jul Open Workshop and Print Demonstration with Master Printer Theo Tremblay at Editions Tremblay, 124 Grafton St Cairns. Free entry, refreshments served.

20.  16/17 Jul InkMasters Linocut workshop at Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair (CIAF) with Kei Kalak (Glen Mackie) and friends

21.  29 Jul Public Lecture Akky van Ogtrop President Print Council of Australia Tank 4 46 Collins Ave, Cairns, 5 p.m. Free Entry, precedes the exhibition launch.

22.  29 Jul 6 p.m. Launch Craig Crawford MP Barron River, and Prize Presentations Akky van Ogtrop of $7000 for InkMasters International Print Exhibition at Tank 4 46 Collins St Cairns. Exhibition continues until 21 Aug. Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2.30pm. Free entry.

23.  29 Jul – 21 Aug Also showing in Tank 4 New Prints from the InkFest Workshops and work from the Artists-in-residence.

24.  31 Jul THE BIG PRINT Community Event. 7 Giant linocuts made in schools, REACH Art in a Day printed with a STEAM (ROAD) ROLLER. Tanks Market Day, Tank 5 Collins Ave, Cairns, 9.00 am-12 noon

25. 31 Jul Kids' Tank Market Day - printmaking for little tackers with InkMaster Ruby Boussard in the Pump House at Tanks Arts Centre

26. 6 Aug Crafternoon at the Tanks -  with India Collins and InkMaster Rose Rigley. Monoprints and making an artists book.

27.  1 -21 Aug BIG PRINTS show at Cell Art Space in Cairns CBD.

28. Sep 16 Workshop for Partners in Print Exhibition

29-30. 18 Feb - 18 Mar 17 Partners in Print Exhibition at Kickarts Contemporary Art and Spot 81 Sydney in partnership with Sydney Printmakers Group


8-19 Jun 16 Obscure Camera

Obscure Camera

InkMaster Peter Garnick, T J Bateson, Rikki Paul Bunder, , Garry Moore & Greg Neville
Launch Wednesday 8 June, 6.30-8pm


Please join us for our opening event at MEGALO PRINT STUDIO + GALLERY 6pm Thursday 12 May 2016

Rick Amor / Tony Ameneiro / Sue Anderson / Paul Bottaro / Dean Bowen /Godwin Bradbeer / John Coburn / David Frazer, Kaye Green / Robert Hague / Kristin Headlam / Euan Heng / Locust Jones, Daniel Moynihan / James Pasakos / Jim Pavlidis / Geoff Ricardo / Annika Romeyn / Louise Tomlinson / Wayne Viney

Exhibition dates: 7 - 28 May 2016
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9.30am - 5pm
Megalo Print Studio + Gallery
21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston ACT 2604


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Our vision is to establish Cairns as a centre of printmaking excellence to advance the careers of professional and emerging artist printmakers, and to engage the wider community with this unique form of artistic expression. Founded in 2011 InkMasters mounts regular exhibitions and participates in national and international print exchanges. Local members include both mainstream and indigenous printmakers.

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Membership is open to printmakers and print lovers, collectors and supporters everywhere. Web only (associate) members have access to the webpage. Full (financial) membership offers all the benefits below: 

- Print workshops in a range of mediums at reduced price

- Entry to our international/national exhibitions at reduced price

- Participation in Members only exhibitions

- Distribution of your prints through our patrons network

- Participation in national and international print exchanges

- Group membership of Arts Organizations

- Up to date information about the local, regional, national and international print world on the website,   including grants, residencies, employment, and other training opportunities

- A print discussion forum

- Opportunity to display works on the webpage


Full membership fee is $30 annually

Associate membership (Web only membership) is free.

To join as a full member with all the benefits listed above please email for MEMBERSHIP FORM

Committee meetings are held on the THIRD THURSDAY of the month 5pm. Locations vary, and are advised by email and Facebook prior to the meeting. All Inkmaster members are cordially invited to attend.


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PO Box 7792

Cairns (Sheridan St) 4870


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13 May 2011

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