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Exciting news as Art House Reproductions has now made available a range of my art works that can be ordered online. Offering a great range of sizes and media options. Go to https://www.buyartnow.com.au/dale-leach

Thanks to Ingrid for the photos.

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August 18 -20th Noosa Open Studios weekend. I was one of some 50 local artists to open their studios and it was a very busy three days with lots of visitors. We had 40 on Friday, over 70 on Saturday and 36 on Sunday. Thanks to the incredible work of Trish Bradford, Gabi Dick, Sarah Terese and the rest of the committee, the weekend went off without a hitch and I sold 4 paintings on the weekend and a further 4 the weekend after.

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Aug 12 Mum's wake

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July 30 2017 Studio built and the lights and power points have been connected. 

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July 19 Lost my darling little mum

April 2017 submitted our drawings and signed the contract to build my new studio.

March 2017 Dale joined Bluethumb. To see what she has listed for sale there go to 
https://bluethumb.com.au/www-dale-leach-com-au

2016 Dec 2 Cooroy Butter Factory opens new BF Shop including a collection of over 60 designs of my hand made cards. Making over 200 cards available from the famous cats, owls, finches and landscape collections. 

2016 October Finally got to MONA in Hobart, Tasmania. What a fabulous, extraordinary Art experience. Part Theatre, part Art Gallery that just doesn't take itself too seriously. I absolutely loved the time spent there. Thanks to Wal for showing us round the gardens and a special thanks to Greg for giving me that day to go explore MONA. Thanks to Tattoed Tim from MONA.

2016 Hello Koalas Trail is to be extended to 50 Koalas and is to be made a permanent feature of Port Macquarie by popular demand.

2016 Aug Attended the Telstra NATSIAA in Darwin with Kaz Hill and Nhulunbuy crew.

2016 July Completed the last of the commissioned paintings for the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and delivered them to Ken Carmichael at Imagine Picture Framing.

2016 May Commissioned by iAM Art Consultants to paint ten pictures for new Sunshine Coast Hospital

2016  April Completed Good Vibrations project with launch on 28 April 2016.

2015 Dec to Jan 2016 Travelled to Europe. Hired a car in Dover and did a lovely, if slightly nerve racking tour of Devon and Cornwell and Yorkshire ending up in Edinburgh and met up with the family. Spent some time in marvellous London, visited the TATE Modern, National Gallery and the Saatchi Gallery. Trained it to Bruges  for Christmas and ended up in Berlin for New Years Eve. We spent a marvellous day exploring the gardens of The EDEN PROJECT in Cornwall.

Highlights of the trip was the visit to Pinakothek Der Moderne in Munich to see first hand the work of Der Blaue Reiter painters: Kandinsky, Munter, Klee and Marc whose work I remember seeing on the wall of my primary school classroom. Also German Expressionists work such as Otto Dix, George Grosz, Kanoldt and a splendid room full of Max Beckman's work. There was also some work by Joseph Beuys and a solitary, and not really exciting Anslem Kiefer.

 Also in Munich I was lucky enough to see a wonderfully crazy multimedia showcase of 140 Jean Paul Gaultier's avantgarde haute couture designs.

Other highlights were the Islamic Art Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which is supported by the Charles Sturt University and has a fascinating collection of Islamic art and artifacts.


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