Youth Week 2016

Youth Week Printing Workshop


Explore printing to create portraits with artist Tanja Riese

Aluminium plate etching: using etching techniques, create portraits to make original small art-works, POSTCARD size at a FREE printing workshop to be run as part of Youth Week.


Print your own impressions from an etched metal plate in a non-toxic etching process. Bring a selfie, a picture of a person you admire or photo of a family member (or pet) to work from. If you already have portrait sketches bring them along, or just bring your sketch book, pencils and eraser.

The workshop will be held on Saturday 9th April, 10am-4pm, at the Old Bega Hospital, for those aged between 12-24 years of age. All materials will be supplied with a maximum of 12 participants.


Book now at Spiral Gallery, 47 Church Street, Bega, phone 6492 5322. There is a refundable $20 deposit required to secure your spot, to be paid by 2nd April.

Morning tea is provided, bring your own lunch and wear old clothes.

Create works you can enter in Spiral Gallery’s POSTCARD Exhibition to be held in June. Over 300 entries were received for the Postcard Exhibition in 2015 and there is a youth portrait category with great prizes to be won.


If you have any queries, please TEXT Rachel Annabel on 0418 923 463 and she will ring you back.  Or email:




The Workshops are sponsored by Bega Valley Shire Council and Spiral Gallery Co-operative.

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