CALOUNDRA REGIONAL GALERY
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
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
MAROOCHYDORE LIBRARY ARTSPACE
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.
44 Sixth Ave, Maroochydore
Ph 5475 8989
OLD AMBULANCE STATION
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!
80 Howard Street, Nambour
UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST ART GALLERY
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
BUDERIM CRAFT COTTAGE
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
ARTS AND ECOLOGY CENTRE
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.
33 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha
SEAVIEW ARTISTS GALLERY
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