Film | Studio Tour with Emma Ward

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Today we take a walk through Emma Ward’s eclectic art studio, ‘Meraki’, which translated from Greek means ‘to do something with soul, creativity or love; to put something of yourself into your work’. Here, we get an inside look at how Emma’s creative aesthetic takes place as she walks us through her Fig Tree Collection, an ode to the beautiful, historic Banyan figs that we know and love. We also learn about her creative process of making natural pigments. Emma Ward works in the Rockhampton region, with a predominant focus on exploring femininity and the human condition through various media.

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.