Mila, 7, and Maddison Upton, 5, were among a crowd of Wheatlands State School students who have works in Kidz Korner at Wondai Regional Art Gallery this month

May 9, 2022

Wondai Regional Art Gallery was abuzz with the sounds of children having fun at the official opening of the May exhibition on Friday night.

Students from Wheatlands State School turned up en masse to show off their artworks to their proud parents.

Wheatlands is featured this month in Kidz Korner, Wondai Gallery’s monthly exhibition that displays works from local schools.

The children also demonstrated their musical talents with a performance of a number of works at the official opening.

The exhibition in the main gallery, “Toled’d In Paper And Mixed Media”, is a display of paper tole works by Rosemarie Matthew-Frederick and a group of her students.

Rosemarie, who took up the craft after a ski accident, conducts regular paper tole workshops in Kingaroy.

In Gallery 1, well-known Mundubbera artist Sue Lederhose has a large display of watercolours painted during her travels around Australia, New Zealand and Thailand.

As well as the framed works hung in the gallery, a large number of unframed works are also on display and available for purchase.

In Gallery 3, Wondai artist Sue Warry has a display of recent works where she has been exploring the use of watercolours and pen and wash.

The exhibitions will remain at the gallery until 3:00pm on May 28.

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery is open seven days a week from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Entry is free.

Wondai artist Sue Warry had a serious of watercolour and pen works in the Back Gallery
Four of the crafty ladies who had paper tole artworks on display in the main gallery … from left, Rosemarie Matthews-Frederick, Maureen Allott, Val Bowman and Eileen Legge
Cr Kathy Duff, who officially opened the exhibition, with Gallery curator Elaine Madill
Claire Dennis and Laura Holding, both from Murgon
South Burnett mayor Brett Otto with his wife, Ros, left, and Wondai Gallery patron Ros Heit
Andrea Harch, from Silverleaf, with Anita and Ian Reed, from Wilkesdale
Susan and Stephen Mollenhauer, from Murgon, were part of the Wheatlands State School cheer squad
The gallery was packed with parents and students from Wheatlands State School … the students also performed a series of music selections at the opening night

Anderssons Fruit Market for quality fruits and vegetables


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