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Glyph Gallery and Creative Space

Updated: Oct 31, 2023


Congratulations to all the artists, volunteers and members who have assisted during our first week of trading as "Glyph Gallery and Creative Space". It was marvellous to have so many visitors during the Spring Music Festival and lots of excitement about a new outlet for artists and exhibition space for the region. I was staffing the gallery on Saturday, and we had an encouraging number of sales and positive feedback from visitors.


Our recent board meeting elected office bearers for the next twelve months:

Chairperson - Marion Matthews

Deputy Chairman - Robert Gatt

Treasurer - Kay O'Connell

Secretary - Susan Kay

Ordinary Board Members: Sian Burman, Dean Canham, Jo Canham, Britt Gow (Newsletters), Ruth Lazarus (Minute taker), Freya Marriott, Kathryn Riessen.


We have several sub-committees who are working on policies and procedures:

Retail Gallery (shop@swmakers.com.au) - Sian Burman, Robery Gatt and Freya Marriott.

Exhibitions and Studio Hire (exhibitions@swmakers.com.au) - Paul Burman, Jill Edwards, Britt Gow and Marion Matthews

Volunteer Roster - Sarah Lu, Susan Kay and Kathryn Riessen

Marketing and Social Media - Britt Gow


There are lots of other small tasks that are necessary in running a community gallery:

  • We need a regular lawn mower for the small back yard - especially this time of year!

  • Cleaner - someone to vaccuum and clean the entrance area and windows. This can sometimes be done by those volunteers on gallery duty, but weekends look like they are going to be very busy - which is a good thing.

  • Maintenance - Roger Bellchambers has been a skilled SW Maker, creating a bracket for the flag and working on the entrance ramp, amongst other jobs.

  • Distribution of flyers, once we have the logo designed and marketing materials printed.

  • Serving drinks - Alcoholic beverages will be served at exhibition openings, so members with Responsible Serving of Alcohol certification are required.

If you are able to assist with any of these tasks or on any of the sub-committees, please contact us at the gallery or by email (info@swmakers.com.au)


Our First Exhibition at Glyph!

All community members are invited to respond to the theme "Tidelines - where elements meet" for our inaugural exhibition at Glyph Gallery and Creative Space. Find more details under the "Art Entries" tab on the website and by following our social media. Entry fees are $5 for members and $25 for non-members. Artworks are to be delivered on the 10th or 11th Dec for exhibition from 14th Dec to 28th Jan. SW Makers retains 30% of the sale price as a handling commission. Artists are responsible for packaging and delivering works to the buyer, if the buyer cannot collect at the conclusion of the exhibition.


Save the Date: Grand Opening Celebration!

Thursday 14th December

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