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Arts Radar

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Until 14 March 2021
Latest & Greatest: Sunshine Coast Art Collection recent acquisitions

Discover some of the greatest pieces as well as new additions to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection from the past two years.

Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke This is a rare opportunity to experience the amazing craftsmanship and finely detailed works by contemporary carvers and artisans of the netsuke – a traditional Japanese non-slip toggle used to secure small personal items such as money pouches, inrō (medicine containers) worn suspended from the obi (a sash worn with kimono).

Tues-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-2pm
22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra
Ph 5420 8299


Until 19 March
Viki Murray: Covid Life – Discoveries in solitary confinement

Art at night at Gallery Seventy-Seven will showcase five local artists over five months. The illuminated artworks are only visible at night and can be viewed from Bulcock Street and Felicity Park, Caloundra. The first artist to feature is Viki Murray with her series of digital works created during the COVID lockdown. The photographs, manipulated with digital illustrative effects, are from a daily ritual recording her observations during lockdown and also a deeper exploration of her home, the street where the she lives and the studio environment.

77 Bulcock Street, Caloundra


1 March – 10 April
Megan Corrie: Aluminum and Ink

The Artspace Gallery housed within the Maroochydore Library has re-opened with monthly exhibitions by locals, starting with printmaker Megan Corrie. Inspired by the uniqueness and beauty of old beach houses and native environment, Megan reflects the charm of her subjects through printmaking.

Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm

44 Sixth Ave, Maroochydore

Ph 5475 8989


Virtual Exhibition
Sandy Doble: First Wave

This Virtual Exhibition began during lockdown and can be accessed online at any time. Sandy Doble describes the experience of an artist during the lockdown, isolated
in an empty public gallery, with nothing else but the mesmerising artwork.

13 March – 17 april
fragile gardens: mona ryder

Part of the Sunshine Coast Council’s Fabric, Slow Fashion Artful Living Program, Fragile Gardens is an installation of an unknown future, anxious anticipations, rites of passage and dreamlike rituals exploring themes of domesticity, gender politics and memory through multimedia. Don’t miss artist talks and the Long Table Dinner!

Mon-Sat, 10am-3pm

80 Howard Street, Nambour


Until 24 April 2021
Myall Creek and Beyond

Explore the history and site of the 1838 Myall Creek Massacre through the work of contemporary indigenous artists. Curated by Dr Bianca Beetson, the exhibition explores this difficult shared history to create awareness about events and their continued impact on both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat, 10am-1pm

USC 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs

Ph 5459 4645


5-14 March
Fibre Art and Surface Design

Working with cotton, silk, paper, paper pulp and other fibre media and incorporating printing, dyeing, shibori, painting, felting, embroidery, bookbinding and other related techniques, local artists aim to produce contemporary art pieces both functional and decorative.

Mon-Fri 10am-2pm; Sat-Sun 10am-3pm

Buderim Craft Cottage

5 Main Street, Buderim

ph 0411 607 807


22 March – 16 April
Jacky Lowry: 50 Acres Revealed – Local Plants Explored in Print

Local printmaker Jacky Lowry explores the intricate and diverse array of ferns, grasses, shrubs and trees found around the Conondale area where she lives.

Mon-Sun, 9.30am-4pm

33 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha


Open Every Day (except Christmas)
seaview artists gallery

This charming gallery in the coastal hamlet of Moffat Beach is the Sunshine Coast’s longest running ARI (artist-run space) established and operated purely by a community of local artists. Meet a friendly exhibiting artist to talk all things art!

Mon-Sun, 9.30am – 4.30pm

4 Seaview Terrace, Moffat Beach

Ph 5491 4788

About the Author /

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Deb has 25+ years' experience providing strategic communications and brand reputation advice to clients in the government, business and not-for-profit clients. She is passionate about Noosa and is an active member of her community, providing PR to Slow Food Noosa and other clients. Her passion lies in working with small businesses to help them succeed. She is planning to release the Tastes of Noosa cookbook with Matt Golinski in 2019.

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