Film | Art Talk with Amber Countryman

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We join artist, Amber Countryman, in a beautifully-personal deep dive into how art can act as a form of coping and healing. We take a look at some of the works that have been indelibly shaped by her life experiences, and see how her creative process lies in the expression of her emotions being woven into artistic stories. Amber Countryman is a Rockhampton-based artist who practices in a variety of art forms such as painting, sculpture and installations.

 This episode is part of Rockhampton Art Gallery's ENGAGEing through ARTing program. ENGAGEing through ARTing is a creative development program, focused on aging community needs across the spectrum of creative participation, learning and social interaction with Rockhampton Art Gallery. The program aims to upskill and develop capacity, facilitate exploration of personal creativity, provide public access to visual art and creative expression, build connections and foster social cohesion. These aims will be achieved through offering a variety of engaging talks, tours, workshops, films and excursions! ENGAGEing through ARTing is supported by the Queensland Government, Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors.