South Burnett artist Cary McAulay will be featured in the new Blackbutt Art Gallery exhibition Triple Treat.
South Burnett artist Cary McAulay will be featured in the new Blackbutt Art Gallery exhibition Triple Treat. Melanie Doheny

Triple Treat on offer at Blackbutt Art Gallery

BLACKBUTT Art Gallery's new exhibition is a Triple Treat, featuring artwork from three artists.

The creations of well-known South Burnett artists Bev Brown, Carol Olsen-Bull, and Cary McAulay make up the exhibition.

Bev Brown's collection is called Metallic Black, which the gallery team describes as "the opposite of dreary, dull, depressing, or any other word usually associated with the colour black”.

"Who knew black could be so vibrant and flamboyant?” they said.

Carol Olsen-Bull's collection is called Saorise.

"Carol's work often has an ethereal, dreamlike quality which tugs at the soul. Saorise offers works using oil, acrylic, mixed media and a wee dose of Carol's Celtic spirit,” the gallery said.

Cary McAulay's collection, The Dreaming Tree, has great spiritual significance for the artist.

"It was one of his favourite trees to meditate under during his youth,” the gallery team said.

"Whenever Cary visits Etty Bay he pays his old friend another visit. The energy of the Dreaming Tree's ancient wisdom is the inspiration for this work.”

The Blackbutt Art Gallery's opening night for Triple Treat will be held on Friday, July 19 from 5-8pm.

Guests will be able to browse the gallery and chat with the artists at the event.

Wine, cheese, and other nibbles will be on offer, along with tea and coffee.

Entry and refreshments are free, however donations would be appreciated.

One lucky open night guest will take home an original painting by Cary McAulay.