Arts Radar – Spring 2021
A new season brings exciting new exhibitions and the Sunshine Coast’s galleries, studios and arts centres have something for everyone!
USC ART GALLERY
UNTIL 30 OCTOBER
Sites of Connection
This exhibition illuminates artwork at the intersection of creative practice and environmental research as a selection of local artists explore scientific research on the environment through creative mediums, sparking curiosity and conversations.
Reading Between the Lines: Uncovering Butchulla History in the K’gari Research Archive
Colonial records aren’t the only history archived in Australia. In this exhibition, curator Rose Barrowcliffe uncovers the hidden history of the Butchulla people,
the traditional custodians of K’gari
(Fraser Island) through a creative examination of the K’gari Research Archive.
USC Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs
CALOUNDRA REGIONAL GALLERY
UNTIL 10 OCTOBER 2021
Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2021
Emerging and established artists from across the nation compete for this dynamic visual arts award, reflecting outstanding contemporary practice in 2D arts. Explore the artworks on offer in a diverse exhibition now showing.
FROM 15 OCTOBER UNTIL 5 DECEMBER
KEITH HAMLYN: I Sea U
Sunshine Coast photographer Keith Hamlyn examines the unique relationship people have with the sea. This diverse portrait series captures the local ocean community, presenting a visual narrative of private moments in the transformative space of the ocean.
Hiromi Tango: Healing Garden
International artist Hiromi Tango explores the many ways that nature sustains our wellbeing as humans. The exhibition space will transform and evolve as creations are added from continuous community workshops.
22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra
OLD AMBULANCE STATION NAMBOUR
24 SEPTEMBER TO 17 OCTOBER
SUE O’MALLEY: Of Time And Space
This series of four videos breaks with conventional film narratives to produce collages or assembles of moving images.
Sue’s footage draws inspiration from the science fiction genre, real worlds and artificial worlds, time and Japanese pop culture.
Writing a Novel
The real and the surreal intersect in a collection of photographic images from Glen O’Malley, Queensland’s longest exhibiting photographer. Although his exhibited works may appear different at first glance, they form common threads for the viewer to interpret.
Nambour State College
Local art students from Nambour State College offer a showcase of original
artworks in a variety of mediums.
80 Howard Street, Nambour
MAROOCHYDORE LIBRARY ARTSPACE
UNTIL 25 SEPTEMBER
JAN ROEBUCK: Bygone Days
This exhibition explores the history behind a selection of photographs from the Sunshine Coast Heritage Library, conjuring nostalgia for people, place and life from a bygone era. Artist Jan Roebuck uses iron oxide to transfer sepia images onto clay, creating objects as delicate as the history itself.
28 SEPTEMBER TO 6 NOVEMBER
Our Mid-Century Coast
After emigrating from Scotland in the 1920s, Australian photographer Duncan McDermant (AFIAP) was intrigued by the history of South East Queensland and sought to capture the Australia he saw. Collector Kirsten Busteed presents his historic works in this exhibition.
44 Sixth Avenue, Cotton Tree
ARTS AND ECOLOGY CENTRE, MAROOCHY REGIONAL BUSHLAND BOTANIC GARDEN
UNTIL 3 OCTOBER
Wildflowers in Augmented Reality
Information Technology students from Caloundra State High School have recreated iconic Sunshine Coast wildflowers in 3D using both traditional and virtual reality modelling software.
Discover these wildflowers during an immersive walk through the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.
33 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha
NEW GALLERY ALERT!
STEVENS ST GALLERY
A vibrant art space located in the historical township of Yandina showcasing talented local artists and makers of beautiful things. The artisan store is laden with a variety of wares from talented local artists, designers and creatives
2 Stevens Street, Yandina, QLD 4561
Toni – 0414 687 895
Alicia – 0437 141 786
Tuesday – Friday: 9am-4pm