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'Physical Mindfulness of Painting' Residency Harrison See

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by Margaret Barker (MaggieB) (subscribe)
I am a retired English teacher who has retired from teaching but not from life, which I intend to live to the full. With all my hobbies, I'm busier now than ever with my art groups, small business and gardening.
Published March 28th 2018
When viewing art, keep an open mind, be mindful not mindless
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Emerging artist, Harrison See is exhibiting his work from 6th April until 27th of May, Gallery 2, at the Mundaring Art Centre. Opening times are 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday to Friday and 11 am to 3 pm, weekends and public holidays. He is also the artist in residence and visitors are encouraged to come and watch him at work on Saturdays 11 am - 3 pm during the exhibition period.

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See has called his project Physical Mindfulness of Painting, where he explores an appreciation and enhancement of the awareness of mindfulness of movement and the physical act of painting. His objective is to enhance the awareness and mindfulness of his movements by painting with weights attached to his body. As an artist in residence, he creates landscapes representing the Mundaring landscape.

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As an artist, See incorporates his unique style of paint and sculpture, weaving narratives and symbolism with a love for nature. A background in manufacturing and industrial design gives him additional resources to draw on.

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See is also running a workshop on the 27th of May where you can learn the techniques of oil painting. Bookings are essential. For more information and to book your place, see here.

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Mundaring Art Centre is situated at 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Theirwebsite has more information. They also can be contacted by phone on 08 92953991.
Why not make a day of it and take in the beauty of Mundaring and the Perth Hills.

Mindfulness? I couldn't find an entry in the dictionary, let alone "physical mindfulness". After a search of the web, I found the following website,
The cultivation of mindfulness has roots in Buddhism and is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment - and accepting it without judgment has been found to be a key element in stress reduction and overall happiness.

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Why? Art exhibition
When: 7th April - 27th May 2018
Phone: 08 92953991
Where: Mundaring Art Centre, 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring
Cost: Free
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