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Meet Make Create
Presented by Gertrude Contemporary

NGV International
Exhibition space
Ground Level

Free entry

Channel your inner creative in art making sessions presented by Gertrude Contemporary studio artists.

Fri 19 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator

Deanne Butterworth is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer, a graduate of the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts and a current studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary. She locates her practice across a variety of contexts including galleries, theatres, outdoor sites and museums. In a rich and diverse career she has worked in dance as a performer, choreographer and teacher. Recent choreographic and research works include Gret, For A Moment, Gertrude Contemporary (2017), Re-enactments as Artist-in-Residence at Boyd Studio Southbank, Melbourne (2016); The Interlude, Spring 1833 at Hotel Windsor (2016); Two Parts of Easy Action, The Substation (2016); All Our Dreams Come True (with Jo Lloyd), Bus Projects, Melbourne (2016); How Choreography Works (with Shelley Lasica and Jo Lloyd), West Space & Art Gallery of NSW (2015 & 2016); Siteless Now, NGV for Melbourne Now (2014); PERFORMANCE with Linda Tegg (2012). She has worked with prominent choreographers Shian Law, Jo Lloyd, Maria Hassabi, Adva Zakai, Shelley Lasica, Sandra Parker, Brooke Stamp, and Phillip Adams. She teaches regularly at Chunky Move, Australian Ballet, and Lucy Guerin Inc.

Sat 20 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator

Deanne Butterworth is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer, a graduate of the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts and a current studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary. She locates her practice across a variety of contexts including galleries, theatres, outdoor sites and museums. In a rich and diverse career she has worked in dance as a performer, choreographer and teacher. Recent choreographic and research works include Gret, For A Moment, Gertrude Contemporary (2017), Re-enactments as Artist-in-Residence at Boyd Studio Southbank, Melbourne (2016); The Interlude, Spring 1833 at Hotel Windsor (2016); Two Parts of Easy Action, The Substation (2016); All Our Dreams Come True (with Jo Lloyd), Bus Projects, Melbourne (2016); How Choreography Works (with Shelley Lasica and Jo Lloyd), West Space & Art Gallery of NSW (2015 & 2016); Siteless Now, NGV for Melbourne Now (2014); PERFORMANCE with Linda Tegg (2012). She has worked with prominent choreographers Shian Law, Jo Lloyd, Maria Hassabi, Adva Zakai, Shelley Lasica, Sandra Parker, Brooke Stamp, and Phillip Adams. She teaches regularly at Chunky Move, Australian Ballet, and Lucy Guerin Inc.

Tue 23 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator

Deanne Butterworth is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer, a graduate of the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts and a current studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary. She locates her practice across a variety of contexts including galleries, theatres, outdoor sites and museums. In a rich and diverse career she has worked in dance as a performer, choreographer and teacher. Recent choreographic and research works include Gret, For A Moment, Gertrude Contemporary (2017), Re-enactments as Artist-in-Residence at Boyd Studio Southbank, Melbourne (2016); The Interlude, Spring 1833 at Hotel Windsor (2016); Two Parts of Easy Action, The Substation (2016); All Our Dreams Come True (with Jo Lloyd), Bus Projects, Melbourne (2016); How Choreography Works (with Shelley Lasica and Jo Lloyd), West Space & Art Gallery of NSW (2015 & 2016); Siteless Now, NGV for Melbourne Now (2014); PERFORMANCE with Linda Tegg (2012). She has worked with prominent choreographers Shian Law, Jo Lloyd, Maria Hassabi, Adva Zakai, Shelley Lasica, Sandra Parker, Brooke Stamp, and Phillip Adams. She teaches regularly at Chunky Move, Australian Ballet, and Lucy Guerin Inc.

Wed 24 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator 

Rebecca Agnew is a New Zealand born painter, sculptor and Stop Animator based in Melbourne. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne with an MFA in 2012 and the University of Otago, Dunedin with a BaFA in 2004.

She has had exhibitions by Tristian Koenig Gallery in 2013 & 2014 and travelled to Sydney for the Contemporary 13: International Art Fair. In 2013 Rebecca was commissioned by Art bank to produce a Stop Animation which is now part of the permanent collection and she was awarded the Artstart Grant in 2014 and was recently awarded Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship (Art) 2015. Agnew is currently a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary and her latest animation is part of the Melbourne International Animation.

Sat 27 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator 

Rebecca Agnew is a New Zealand born painter, sculptor and Stop Animator based in Melbourne. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne with an MFA in 2012 and the University of Otago, Dunedin with a BaFA in 2004.

She has had exhibitions by Tristian Koenig Gallery in 2013 & 2014 and travelled to Sydney for the Contemporary 13: International Art Fair. In 2013 Rebecca was commissioned by Art bank to produce a Stop Animation which is now part of the permanent collection and she was awarded the Artstart Grant in 2014 and was recently awarded Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship (Art) 2015. Agnew is currently a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary and her latest animation is part of the Melbourne International Animation.

Sun 28 Jan, 6–9pm (Past)

Facilitator 

Rebecca Agnew is a New Zealand born painter, sculptor and Stop Animator based in Melbourne. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne with an MFA in 2012 and the University of Otago, Dunedin with a BaFA in 2004.

She has had exhibitions by Tristian Koenig Gallery in 2013 & 2014 and travelled to Sydney for the Contemporary 13: International Art Fair. In 2013 Rebecca was commissioned by Art bank to produce a Stop Animation which is now part of the permanent collection and she was awarded the Artstart Grant in 2014 and was recently awarded Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship (Art) 2015. Agnew is currently a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary and her latest animation is part of the Melbourne International Animation.

Supported by program patrons Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO.