Embassy of Australia: Home & Away
Monday through Friday, July 12 through September 23
Embassy of Australia, 1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036
Margaret McElvein

HOME & AWAY: Limited edition art prints from the Australian Print Workshop

Home & Away celebrates the role artists play as documentors and researchers of the world around us. The exhibition showcases work by 15 artists made at the prestigious Australian Print Workshop studios in Melbourne. Featuring 45 artworks by both established and early career artists, it highlights recent projects by the participants that explore aspects of Australia and diverse locations around the globe including cities as well as landscapes and natural environments.

Home & Away includes artworks by leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists whose works embodies traditional knowledge, creation stories, relationships, ancestral beings and significant sites.

The Indigenous cultures of Australia are some of the world's oldest living cultures and have been sustained for at least 50,000 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders identify themselves through relationships, land, language and stories which may be expressed through ceremony, the arts, family, religion and sports.

The Australian Print Workshop is a unique centre providing established and emerging artists with access to a wide range of printmaking equipment and expertise in the context of a worldclass printmaking venue. Established in 1981, the Workshop encourages cooperative ventures with artists and arts and business organisations locally and internationally. The partnerships result in the production of new and challenging works in the print medium that are recognized around the world.

Open from 10am until 2pm, Monday through Friday, July 12 through September 23.

Admission to the Embassy Gallery is free. Photo ID is required to enter.

For more information, please email cultural.relationsUS@dfat.gov.au

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