Carolyn Cardinet

Exhibition 2-30 September 2017

Opening Saturday 9 September 2-4pm

Plastic Waterways 2017 – WORA @ Castlemaine State Festival

Inter-disciplinary French-born and Melbourne based artist Carolyn Cardinet will call Newstead home for the month of September as the first Arts Hub artist in residence.

Passionate about the alarming rate at which our environment is changing. Carolyn Cardinet creates new forms out of plastic waste. Cardinet’s sculptural pieces reflect and draw attention to the worldwide problem of mass production and senseless waste of plastic packaging.

Organic Plastic is an exhibition at the newly restored Newstead Arts Hub*. Sculptural white works from the series Organic Plastic will be displayed across this all white large gallery space.

Opening Saturday 9 September 2-4pm (all welcome).

The exhibition will run till 30 September weekends only 11-4pm.

* The obsolete train station in Newstead has been transformed in an elegant all white exhibition space complementing the Castlemaine art precinct and state festival

Working from the Arts Hub, Carolyn will facilitate an Art & Sustainability Recyclable Workshop for adults (see next page ad)

Sunday 17th September 10-4pm – BYO plastics

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On Wednesday 6 September, Carolyn has offered, to run a day of

Art & Sustainability workshops at the local Primary school -during her residency in Newstead. Children will be encouraged to bring their own plastic waste to be transformed into an art piece. The resulted artworks will join Carolyn’s exhibition and all are welcome to view the combined artworks at the Newstead Arts Hub Saturday 9th September 2-4pm

Open Sat-Sun 11-4pm only till Saturday 30 September 2017.

For more information please contact

Julie Patey 0408 528 536  or  Carolyn Cardinet 0409 307 879

Carolyn’s website:

The Newstead Arts Hub, is situated 8a Tivey Street, Newstead, Vic 3462