Arts Radar: Summer 2022

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Discover exciting new exhibitions at the Sunshine Coast’s leading galleries, studios and arts centres!

CALOUNDRA REGIONAL GALLERY

FROM 9 DECEMBER UNTIL 29 JANUARY 

Elizabeth Shaw: Radical Localism & Legacy

Radical Localism is an atmospheric exhibition which surveys Elizabeth Shaw’s jewellery practice, spanning several decades and encompassing much of the history of sustainable jewellery practice in Queensland. The exhibition explores the role of home, place, family, and nurture, in fostering talent at home and beyond.

Legacy continues this journey of fostering beyond, with a small collection of works by several of Liz Shaw’s past students who trained under her at the Fine Art Course, Jewellery and Small Objects, at the Queensland School of Arts, Griffith University.

FROM 3 FEBRUARY UNTIL 19 MARCH

Latest & Greatest II: Sunshine Coast Art Collection new acquisitions

The second in the series of the Latest & Greatest exhibitions displays a diverse snapshot of collecting over the last two years (2021 and 2022) by the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. This exhibition celebrates the recent additions to the Art Collection by artists, collectors and local enterprises in our region, whilst 

acknowledging philanthropy as a driver for the Collection’s growth and regional identity.

22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra

Ph: 5420 8299

www.gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

BUDERIM CRAFT COTTAGE

FROM 26 DECEMBER UNTIL 15 JANUARY 

Holiday Gallery

A collaboration of the Craft Cottage’s tireless art groups committed to keeping an active gallery presence during the holiday period.

5 Main Street, Buderim 

Ph: 5450 1714

www.buderimcraftcottage.com.au

MAROOCHYDORE LIBRARY ARTSPACE

FROM 13 DECEMBER UNTIL 21 JANUARY

Dean Jacobs: Words that Inspire

Dean Jacobs explores the use of words, illustrations, and audio, the combining of which creates a unique and memorable outcome for those who
view his artworks.

FROM 24 JANUARY TO 11 MARCH 

Margi Parry – Retrospective: Views of Life

Margi Parry is delighted to show a “look back” on her life’s body of work as an artist, draughtsperson and writer. Encompassing themes of industry, travel, nature, flora and landscape. Parry’s use of poetry and diverse materials such as collage, clay, pen and ink, watercolour and wood is presented as a collection of the artists’ perspectives of life, memories, moments and experiences.

44 Sixth Avenue, Maroochydore

Ph: 5475 8989

www.gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Exhibitions/Maroochydore-Artspace 

STEVENS STREET GALLERY

FROM 4 JANUARY UNTIL 26 FEBRUARY

Summer Fling

Stevens Street’s first exhibition of 2023 is a celebration of summer, showcasing a variety of artists’ reflections and inspirations of this festive, fun, fabulous season and the Australian landscapes. Discover works by artists such as our previous cover artists Jarrod Riggs, Jennie Rutz and Stacey Petersen.

2 Stevens Street, Yandina

Toni – 0414 687 895

Alicia – 0437 141 786

www.stevensstreetgallery.com.au

USC ART GALLERY

UNTIL 28 JANUARY 

An Acquisitive Instinct: The Arija and Richard Austin Collection

This exhibition includes artworks and objects from Richard (‘Dick’) Austin’s collection to express the story of two people, each with a discrete yet complementary collecting instinct. Richard’s focus on traditional artworks and artefacts from across Asia, and Arija’s passion for design, animals, and contemporary and naïve art from Europe and Australia form the basis of their collection.

90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs

Ph: 5459 4645

www.usc.edu.au/art-gallery

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