Arts Radar

From gentle works by paper artists to the rustic reflections of the hinterland by the Cooroy Potters, winter is the perfect season for some gallery hopping

by @JohnCaruso on Wednesday, 08 Jun, 2016

Noosa Regional Gallery

Until 26 June 2016

Noosa Art Award – 2016 Finalist Exhibition

Selected from entries across the nation this exhibition reflects the unique character of modern Australia’s coastal and hinterland environments, both urban and natural. All entries endured the rigours of pre-selection, with a shortlist of 64 artists vying for $10,000 in prizes.


1 July – 28 August 2016

Belongingness – Identity to one’s sense of place

Sunshine Coast artist Hope O’Chin’s creative exploration through paintings and photographs of storylines illustrate her perspective of a contemporary sense of place through language, storytelling and poetry in arts and education.

Cnr Doonella St & Pelican St, Tewantin

Pomona Railway Station Art Gallery

Until 29 June 2016

In The Carriage

Sunshine Coast artist Pam Miller, opened her latest solo exhibition, Recharged, at the end of May following a year of concentrating on her own art after 40 years of teaching art to others.

The exhibition demonstrates a new direction in her work, with bold colours and strong structure in the paintings.

10 Station St, Pomona

Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre

Until 22 June 2016

McCotter Art – Cultivation of Memories

Life fuels the mind of the artist and their ability to experience and “see” the voice of nature. The challenge is to bring these stimulations through the brush and onto the canvas. A collection of paintings that emanate from the experiences of the artist, June McCotter.


Until 22 June 2016

Cooroy Potters – Belonging & Association of Place

Belonging to community and associating with place are key ideals of the Cooroy Potters. The rustic landscape of the hinterland, the changing colours and patterns of the seasons and one’s associated feelings of belonging; are all major inspirations for this exhibition.


24 June – 3 August 2016

Papermakers of Queensland

Bespoke Paper – Carnivale is an exuberant collection of works on, and of, paper to showcase the diversity and scope of what paper artists can create from their gentle art form. From whimsical paper costumes to harmonious symphonies of the earthy tones of papers hand-made through ingenious alchemy from backyard plants and weeds, this exhibition offers a new appreciation for the possibilities of paper.

11A Maple St, Cooroy

Artisans Gallery Eumundi

Until 27 August 2016

Winter Showcase

Timber craftsman David Suters is accompanied by 28 talented artisans presenting selected artworks from the Autumn collection complemented by a stimulating range of fresh visual artworks, pottery, glass, woodwork and textiles. The Winter Showcase also includes extraordinary indoor and outdoor feature sculptures.

43 Caplick Way, Eumundi

Noosa Long Weekend

16 July -24 July 2016

Art x 3

Sunshine Coast-based art x3, are three visual artists producing exciting artworks for events, exhibitions, corporate and public spaces.

Art installations by Jan Dunlop, Pam Walpole and Yanni Van Zijl at the Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa Arts Theatre and The J Theatre will celebrate the spirit of creativity for the Noosa Long Weekend Festival.

Various locations including Noosa Regional Gallery and The J Theatre.

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