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Liana Volpe

Liana Volpe CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST| SCULPTOR When arriving at Studio Volpe your senses will be delighted. Rustic earthy energy is what best describes Liana’s stunning sculptures, delightful tableware and natural cream pots. Creating her own clay enhances their uniqueness, beginning many works on the wheel and finishing by hand. Creativity is an elemental…

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Janey Richards

Janey Richards PAINTER Janey’s love of colour and abstraction brings out the dramatic beauty of a natural form with subtle ink washes and blending, bringing in some muted contrast. Her spontaneous use of acrylic paints and inks, with her go with the flow process brings a vibrant energy. She constantly challenges herself in her art…

Simone Z Leao

Simone Z Leao (Outer Art Studio) ILLUSTRATOR | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | TEXTILE ARTIST Simone’s work brings the deepest sides of human nature to surface, including those we try to hide. She reconciles some of our dark sides with nature through repetitive patterns and exposure to light. Artistically, she explores different media, such as drawing…

Noreen Flood

Noreen Flood MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Having formally studied art, photography, ceramics and life-drawing she then took further studies in different styles of art. Working alongside prominent artists, such as Mervyn Moriarty, Elizabeth Cummings and Michael Winters. The artist has developed her own unique and original style by using many layers from freely expressed to controlled…

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Lee Birch

Lee Birch PAINTER Art found Lee Birch when she was in need of inspiration. Since then Lee has hosted a solo exhibition in Cooroy and exhibited at Pomona Gallery, Tall Trees Exhibition and at local businesses. She offers small group workshops to encourage others to play with colour and to unleash their creativity. Lee has…

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I Crowther-Slijp MIXED MEDIA | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Irene has exhibited, lived and taught art in Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney and Singapore. Her current work endeavors to capture the fragility, chaos and changing nature of what surrounds us. The pieces (acrylic on wood) are assembled to form a 3 dimensional snapshots of her vision. Address: 144…

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Ursula Braunshirn

Ursula Braunshirn PAINTER Discover how Ursula’s beautiful Pointillist paintings can enrich your life and why they create an inspiring atmosphere and healing space in your home. You’ll love that this is not just decorative art. Ursula’s light filled paintings are created so you can tap more easily into your innate resourcefulness, health, wellbeing and joy…

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Sirens Spell (David Cotterill)

Sirens Spell (David Cotterill) SCULPTOR Working with old Timbers including railways sleepers, bridge Timbers and driftwood David Cotterill free carves Mermaids, Sirens and similar human forms that proudly display the scares of their previous lives. Starting with a vague design in mind idea the final sculptured piece is shaped by what is discovered beneath the…

Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara

Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR Naturemuse Ceramics is a privately owned, ecologically sustainable studio nestled into the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, offering you beautiful functional handmade ceramics, collectors pieces and inspiring artists led workshops. Fiona Cuthbert O’Meara, the founder and resident artist, is a contemporary ceramicist and sculptor. Her unique practice is a fusion of…

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Anne Everingham

Anne Everingham JEWELLERY ARTIST Anne Everingham designs and hand crafts jewellery with a distinct style. She combines unusual materials with Gold and Silver to create classic, yet contemporary designs that have earned her a reputation as one of Australia’s fine artisans. Her designs are bold with flair for form. Precious metals are combined with anything…

Virginia Spencer-Bower

Virginia Spencer-Bower PAINTER Virginia’s paintings are about creating bold and unique emotional works with botanical and abstracted elements. Loving colour using acrylics gives huge scope for amazing creations. Virginia has been painting for many years with her work continually evolving leaving people wondering – what next will she produce. Virginia carries the artistic gene that…

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Trevor Hood

Trevor Hood PAINTER An experienced artist, graphic designer and teacher, Trevor’s artwork captures the emotional content of a sometimes chaotic and changing world. With a love of landscape, colour and abstraction, he creates images that rely on place and memory to produce paintings that are bold, energetic and dramatic. They are landscapes, but also abstract.…

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Sue Moyle

Sue Moyle CERAMICIST Relatively new to ceramic arts, Sue takes inspiration from her former career in horticultural science and her love of gardening and nature. Her works use earthy tones, the greens of hinterland country where she lives and turquoise blues of the sea. While some works are functional, many are decorative pieces inspired by…

Juanita Van Den Bergh

Juanita Van Den Bergh PAINTER Juanita has made her mark by being a pioneer in the science of mixing paints and other agents to create a fluid palette in acrylics that literally fuses and layers colour in the most unpredictable of ways on her canvas . Her appreciation for the chemistry of colour and composition…

Sancha McGilchrist

Sancha McGilchrist MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Sancha’s creative skills range from vibrant acrylics on canvas, mixed media,ink and botanical press. Her preference leans towards contemporary landscape and still-life. Sancha has had numerous exhibitions and was resident artist at Eumundi Rd Gallery and her work has gone to all areas throughout Australia and…

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John Tonkin

John Tonkin GLASS ARTIST John’s work consists of warm glass work that is primarily abstract pieces for colour and aesthetics; and others whose focus is geometric to include the challenge of precision, whilst allowing for the movement of glass when fired. Pieces are generally completed by firing in molds to create dishes. Address: 38 Sandhurst…

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Neita Bage

Neita Bage CERAMICIST | SCULPTOR Creating and working with her hands has been a way of life for Neita Bage. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Gold and Silversmith at RMIT she went on to work as a jeweller in Melbourne, London and Capetown. On settling back in Australia Neita and her family built…

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Nedra Purnell

Nedra Purnell MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Nedra loves to tell stories through her image making. Her paintings are portals through which she shares her experiences and invites viewers to bring their own response to complete the story. Her inspiration lies in the uniqueness of Australia’s colours, forms and textures. A passionate observer, Nedra expresses her experiences…

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Margo Miranda

Margo Miranda MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | TEXTILE ARTIST After studying Art History and working in the major public and dealer galleries in Auckland New Zealand, Margo moved to Noosa and enjoyed a 20 year career at the Noosa Regional Gallery. She is now developing her art practice in mixed media fibre, painting and artist books.…

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Deirdre Byrne

Deirdre Byrne MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Deirdre Byrne is a Transpersonal Art Therapist and artist. Deirdre creates original, ink imaginings with vibrant coloured inks of mythological, intuitive, ethereal, beings and their stories. Deirdre is currently creating a book based on the creations. Sharing a studio with: Irene Visser Address: 3 Chestnut Court, Marcus Beach QLD 4573…

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Karen Rogers

Karen Rogers MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Karen’s art is a ‚wind in the hair‚ ride through colour, shape, texture and powerful abstract themes. Inspired by her love of sailing and nature, she weaves her stories of land and sea into bold, uplifting images using mark-making, acrylics and collage. Never shy of colour, her paintings…

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Irene Visser

Irene Visser CERAMICIST Throughout a long career as designer and lecturer of communication design, Irene often found refuge in the practice of manual arts and crafts, particularly ceramics and calligraphy. Now that she has time and space to focus on her own creativity, she takes great pleasure in exploring various materials and techniques. Irene lives…

Debra Hutton

Debra Hutton PAINTER Australian stylist turned visual Artist Debra Hutton is now exciting the home interior decor world with her intrinsic expressionist abstract works. Inspired by the kaleidoscopic tints and tones and fascination of natural palette combinations brings the viewer into her love of Italy. Debra’s involvement with the Arts and Artist’s of her recent…

Stacey Petersen

Stacey Petersen MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Stacey’s passion for nature, the ocean and painting stems from her childhood. Her experimental, spontaneous approach seeks to nudge simple watercolour paint beyond its traditional confines. Drawing inspiration from the amazing diversity of colour, form and texture found in nature, she loves how the unpredictability of this exciting…

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Rosie Woods

Rosie Woods PAINTER Rosie’s work priorities ethereal fluid forms with a focus on uplifting colour and hyper-realistic texture. Her large scale murals and studio work balance on the edge of abstraction and realism as she explores the meting point of our physical experience and inner reverberations. Sharing a studio with: Kate Florence Address: The Shelter,…

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Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor PAINTER Mike’s seascape and beachscape paintings capture the inviting and uplifting allure of the sea, with which he has had a life long connection. He has painted acrylic on canvas for 30 years and over the past few years his work focuses on the many Noosa Heads moods and perspectives. Vincent van Gogh…

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Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor PAINTER Martin has lived and worked in Europe, The Middle East and Africa. His artwork is inspired by this life overseas, his travels and love of nature. Walking the Camino a few years ago reignited Martin’s love of painting as he sketched and painted what he experienced along the ancient pilgrim way. He…

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Love Sam Jewellery

Love Sam Jewellery JEWELLERY ARTIST What started off as SAM doing a silversmithing course and making a ring for a friends 50th.. has seen her find a passion for jewellery making. All of the LOVE SAM pieces are designed and handmade out of her home studio in Noosa. From the filing and the grinding, to…

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Lindy Blackburn

Lindy Blackburn MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PRINTMAKER | TEXTILE ARTIST Design has always featured in Lindys life. Several years spent as a display artist in England and then as a layout artist in South Africa have strongly influenced her art practice. Studying printmaking at The Brisbane Institute Of Art in 2008 she found the perfect…

Kim Wallace

Kim Wallace CERAMICIST Born and raised in the Netherlands, Kim Wallace has called Australia home for over twenty years. Kim’s eye for design and attention to detail coupled with her passion for high quality, handmade products has been the driving force behind the success of her Noosaville studio. From bowls and mugs to plates and…

Kate Florence

Kate Florence PAINTER Kate moved here 4 years ago from the UK, she trained at Winchester school of art and NABA academy of arts in Milan where she studied Fine art, specialising in textiles, installation and sculpture. Kates practice has now progressed into painting, she is most at home working on large scale canvas with…

John Cook

John Cook PAINTER John has been painting for two years, however his work has received popular acclaim. He paints Noosa landscapes. John tries to source as much variety in the region as possible. From marine to riverine to rural scenes, capturing the verdant character of our paradise. He concentrates on a wide panorama style as…

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Eileen Thompson

Eileen Thompson MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Coming from a family of creatives, Eileen has been passionate about art for most of her life. This passion led her to study fine art at Liverpool University in the UK gaining an Honours degree. She creates large colourful and dramatic abstracts using mixed media but in particular, alcohol inks.…

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Carol Watkins

Carol Watkins CERAMICIST Carol’s work is predominantly made with alternative firing methods such as saggar, raku, and naked raku. Saggar firings provide serendipity, as these firings are quite unpredictable, with the pieces generally burnished, and the spontaneous surfaces are glaze free. There is a lot of experimentation involved and the sense of anticipation can be…

Deborah Samuels

Deborah Samuels PAINTER Deborah is a Noosa based media and style artist. Art is her passion and her narrative. Since her early college days we can fast forward – Art school, her own successful design and retail studio in Auckland New Zealand, solo and joint exhibitions, feature article in YH&G and now part of Noosa…

Colin Passmore

Colin Passmore PAINTER Painting and exhibiting for over 40 years, Colin paints with passion and flair about Australia , the land and its issues and the flora and fauna. Eclectic in style, there is a certain feel running through Colin’s works that marks it as his own, with his exciting colour combinations and distinctive brush…

Rossella Van Vugt

Rossella Van Vugt PAINTER Rossella was born in Trieste, Italy. From an early age she had an aptitude for drawing. Art in its many forms and mediums, has always been part of her life. Living in Noosa her creativity expanded to incorporate watercolour to depict botanical specimens. Using acrylics she enjoys depicting intricate architectural landscapes…

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Erika Mayer

Erika Mayer SCULPTOR Erika’s inspiration comes from her interest in the human condition, her sense of beauty and the mystical elements that inter-connect human lives with each other and the natural world across time and space. Her experience and career encompass the period from 1990 when she first created figurative sculptures to today. She has…

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Maria Brown

Maria Brown CERAMICIST Walks on the beach and surrounding environment are a constant source of visual stimulation for Ceramicist Maria Brown. Driftwood, fallen leaves, seed pods, and other natural materials encountered on these walks lead to the development of designs for her unique, hand-built Art works. Through simplification and abstraction, colours, textures, patterns and forms…

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Jennie Smith

Jennie Smith PAINTER Jennie is a local artist who uses layering and a negative painting method to achieve her vibrant, abstract floral paintings. Her love of nature is at the heart of all her work which which evokes feelings of joy and happiness. Her mixed media works show a quirky twist. Jennie’s interest in art…

Charlotte Wensley

Charlotte Wensley PAINTER Charlotte’s abstract work draws on personally significant memories of people, places, events and formative emotional experiences as she explores contemporary perspectives of historical moments in time and memorable lived experiences. She invites the viewer to further the narrative and meaning in a piece by lending their own experience to its interpretation. Working…

Vivian Ashworth

Vivian Ashworth PAINTER Vivian is a abstract painter who loves to create colourful creations that will brighten and bring joy to any home or workspace. Vivian is inspired by her environment, living in Noosa and from travelling the world. After 30 years of working in hair and makeup ,painting allows Vivian the freedom of expression…

Kay Wright

Kay Wright CERAMICIST | PAINTER In her art practice Kay lets her intuition guide her to capture the connectedness, strength and fragility of our natural world. With a passion for alternative firing methods, Kay uses local organic materials to create unique Saggar and Raku fired ceramics, which are truly a reflection ‘of place’. Constantly experimenting…

Jeanette Smith

Jeanette Smith (Jen Jay Art) PAINTER Jen Jay’s lusciously textured, semi abstract art draws you to its tactile surface. Her vibrant acrylics are moved across the canvas using her trusted palette knife. Jen’s stunning ocean scenes and subtropical landscapes remind us of a favourite Noosa holiday or our envied Noosa lifestyle. The view is often…

Wendy Peters

Wendy Peters MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Wendy is a self-taught artist. Drawn to nature and in particular flowers and their transient nature and incredible detail, fascination is found in how light plays with colour, revealing a myriad of colours in what is perceived as a single colour bloom. Her fascination of shadow and light recently inspired…

Renton Bishopric

Renton Bishopric CERAMICIST Renton Bishopric’s pottery career has taken him on a journey that started as an apprentice training under his father Steve Bishopric at the family’s Pottery in Central Queensland, through to his current role as co-owner of one of Australia’s largest pottery businesses, Pottery For The Planet. 2022 marks Renton’s twentieth year as…

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Jenny Tyler

Jenny Tyler GLASS ARTIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Jenny’s passion for textures and colour is evident in her bold and vibrant use of glass. She encases her glass pieces in timber to make her unique sculptural forms. Jenny studied art at the Adelaide Art School in the early 1960’s and has spent her life pursuing…

Terri Trivett

Terri Trivett MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Terri’s art reflects her appreciation of horses, the ocean, and the natural environment. Living in the Noosa hinterland enables her connection with these passions. She specialises in equine commissions of Olympic discipline horses, from portraiture to life size. Terri attracted widespread attention in exhibitions of her classically styled,…

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Kym Henkee-Poole

Kym Henkee-Poole PAINTER Kym works primarily in acrylics, creating contemporary pieces that draw on the elements and shapes found in the natural environment. She is drawn to the bold colours of the Australian outback, the open skies and water, and this is reflected in much of her work. She enjoys painting in her studio surrounded…

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Madeleine Cook

Madeleine Cook PAINTER Madi Cook mainly works with oil paints on canvas. She was inspired by the Artists from the Heidelberg School of Art; having grown up in the area as a child. She is self-taught and enjoys painting subjects of strength and beauty; such as Horses, Cattle, Australian Animals and other furry friends. Her…

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Julia Vail

Julia Vail CERAMICIST Originally from Paris, Julia went to Bath Academy of Art in the UK where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Three Dimensional Design (Ceramics). Her interest has always been in hand-built forms focusing on curved, tactile and asymmetrical vessels with one form inspiring and leading to the next. Share Studio With:…

Pam Taylor

Pam Taylor ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Pam is inspired to paint the world around her; past travel, immediate surroundings, still life, landscape/urban landscape using acrylic mediums. Painting allows her to reconstruct a saved image, remembering colour and the sensual elements of the experience then, what is exposed on canvas is a visual record of…

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Tania Edwards

Tania Edwards CERAMICIST Tania creates a range of functional and sculptural ceramics. She fires her work in a large Japanese Anagama wood kiln at her studio “Arcadia”. This type of atmospheric firing creates complex and unique surfaces on her pottery which cannot be replicated with any other methods of firing. Address: 413 Old Ceylon Road,…

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Robyn Moon

Robyn Moon PAINTER Robyn’s inspiration and direction in art came from seeing the famous Old Masters in European galleries; she was simply blown away with intrigue – how did they do that? They had such a profound impact and touched her soul. Robyn’s dream to learn and use these traditional techniques in a more contemporary…

Wendy McGrath aka Lakeland

Wendy McGrath aka Lakeland PAINTER | PRINTMAKER McGrath graduated in Fine Arts (Honors) majoring in printmaking, a Master of Philosophy in Creative Practice (Research) with embedded memory in landscape as the research subject. An environmental artist, Wendy is known for site-specific ephemeral installations and is a recent selected finalist in the SCAP- LALC for her…

Sonia Begley

Sonia Begley MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Sonia’s art brings the lush tropical surrounds of nature into the home with modern colourful botanicals and Australian landscapes. She captures the lush colours and shapes of the surrounding rainforests, and hinterland. Her current body of work is focused on the varied birdlife bringing together her love of birds and…

Chris Leach

Chris Leach CRAFTSMAN Chris enjoys creating useful items made from materials that have had a previous life. Many of his creations include recycled timber and metal, with products ranging from lamps and butcher’s blocks to tables and more. His creative mantra is “What one person may discard can be another person’s treasure.” Chris will be…

Fried Mudd

Fried Mudd (Cathy Spencer) CERAMICIST | GALLERY | SCULPTOR Cathy has been a professional potter for the last 37 years, specialising in Raku fired pottery and sculptures. Cathy is best known for her quirky Hens on a ladder and Bathing Beauties sculptures and the ever popular Inner Goddess, Kookaburras and Shades of Clay workshops. Come…

Glen Ladegaard

Glen Ladegaard CERAMICIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Most things require skill, unless you have passion. Glen has a craving for creativity, be it her 3 decades of honed expertise of the female form or her love of the unpredictable spirit of clay. She has managed to merge her skill of the female form with her…

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Di Young

Di Young PHOTOGRAPHER Diane’s photographs weave towards abstraction. Her photographs intimately capture the textures, shapes and colours abundant in nature, creating unique pieces of work. Diane’s photography digitally intercepts the natural world she wants people to see. Address: 22 Miva Street, Cooroy QLD 4563 Parking: Street parking Wheelchair Access: No Telephone: 0412 459 936 Email:…

Dallas Lesley

Dallas Lesley PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Dallas’ paintings are inspired by the ocean, plant life and birds of the coastal areas of eastern Australia. She explores the ocean shoreline and the shapes of rocks, leaves and trees and finds details and patterns within each exquisite piece with which she creates her vibrant coastal expressionist…

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Beatrice Prost

Beatrice Prost MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Beatrice creates unique surfaces which are topographies of her imagination. She explores our planet seen from high above or down below. Beatrice is a multi media artist who enjoys the process of creation and pushes her techniques to extremes. Her canvasses combine transparent hues with mineral metallic pigments.…

Trish Sheppard

Trish Sheppard MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Trish’s passion for travel, colour and the sea clearly influences her works. As an artist and photographer she enjoys capturing spontaneous images, locally, nationally and internationally and uses an expansive array of subject matter. Her current focus is in observation of the colours and natures of…

Helen Peel

Helen Peel PAINTER Helen uses oils for rich portraits and life scenes to reveal powerful techniques with an eye for detail. Rub Off technique celebrates the expression of life, to create pieces of art that sit comfortably in a traditional and contemporary space, this technique mainly for portraiture. Her attention to detail is evident, in…

Jan Dunlop

Jan Dunlop MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Every tree, every rock, every river is important. The focus of Jans art practice pays tribute to ethnic and environmental traditions along with her exploration of the modern world via installations, paintings, and drawings .The story is not pretty. How can we as individuals maintain our individuality under the impact…

Carley Bourne

Carley Bourne PAINTER  Carley Bourne is a successful and established artist, working from her home studio space in Noosaville. Taking inspiration from the natural beauty of her surroundings, her works are mostly botanical or floral based. Carley creates unique large contemporary abstract impressions on canvas. With a free, fanciful and intuitive way which allows her…

Alison Comber

Alison Comber MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | SCULPTOR | JEWELLERY ARTIST Alison is an enthusiastic Peregian Beach artist with works in many and varied formats, styles and media. She loves to add a touch of fun or whimsy to her pieces with quirky accessories or unexpected presentations. Robot sculptures are perhaps one of her favourite works…

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Margie Gibson

Margie Gibson CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Margaret’s instinctive style reflects nature’s variety, abundance, and changing form. She creates both highly refined and stylised works. In her painting and sculpture she aims to express the same flowing energy she sees in natural objects and scapes. Margaret has worked wood, stone, and bronze in the past…

Naida Ginnane

Naida Ginnane PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Naida completed a Bachelor of Education (Visual Arts) in 1985 and a Masters of Education in 2004 and has worked in the Visual Arts for more than 30 years, specialising in techniques including 35mm SLR and digital photography, film making, painting and drawing. Her students have won state Art/Design awards…

Jenny McElhinney

Jenny McElhinney CERAMICIST Jenny was introduced to working with clay through a TAFE course in her late teens, it re entered her life and sparked a passion that is continuing to grow. She loves the process of hand building. The large forms are created by slab building a slower technique allowing the constant flexibility and…

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Penny McIntyre

Penny McIntyre JEWELLERY ARTIST | MIXED MEDIA SCULPTOR Penny works as a silversmith jeweller and mixed media artist. She uses traditional methods combined with conceptual narratives to create many one-off pieces at her Doonan studio. Her sculpture practice is informed by contemporary and social issues. After 25 years working in ceramics, she completed a Bachelor…

Mitchell English

Mitch English PAINTER Mitchell English is a painter based in Noosa with over three decades of experience‚ showing in Australia and overseas. His work is held in both public and private collections worldwide. He studies have included Fine Art at the College of Fine Arts (Sydney) and a Masters in Design at the University of…

Karen Fullwood

Karen Fullwood (Noosa Clay) CERAMICIST Karen has been fortunate enough to be able to exercise her artistic passions in various paths throughout her life. Earlier years were spent in the advertising industry, then interior design and now oil painting and ceramics. Her studio is nestled amongst the trees of Little Cove where the natural beauty…

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Sonia Conti

Sonia Conti CERAMICIST  Sonia’s unique artworks are inspired by her experiences from throughout the world. She constantly creates exciting new designs using different techniques. Sonia has a passion for hand build and wheel throw clay pieces and also painting with acrylic/resin. Art and craft have always been a part of her life. Sharing a studio…

Jude Tulloch

Jude Tulloch MIXED MEDIA | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Jude Tulloch pushes the boundaries of her art, responding to places, events, people, and emotions in a deeply personal way. Much of her work is abstract. She works intuitively, and produces imaginative, evocative pieces using various materials and techniques, chosen specifically for the project at hand. Jude…

David (Wolf) Sanders

David (Wolf) Sanders SCULPTOR Wolf having been a first class sheetmetal tradesman for 40years, is now exploring metal sculpture using his skills and knowledge to create unique pieces of art. He has developed a range of chiminea’s which are functional and sculptural with good lines and form, Wolf is also inspired to turn paper origami…

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Kerry Sanders

Kerry Sanders CERAMICIST Kerry works from her home studio set in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland where she creates both functional and sculptural pieces, using hand building and throwing, as well as different firing techniques such as Raku and Saggar. Kerry’s inspiration comes from nature, she loves to experiment with pattern, colour and texture, considering order…

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Jewel Polkinghorne

Jule Polkinghorne PAINTER Some things sensed, felt, remembered, lost and found. The artist’s process is like this. Always forming until it settles at some arrived at truth. Two dimensional works as landscape, still-life, plants, sky and people portraits, in oil, acrylic or gouache. Jule was trained in Fine Art at Caulfield College, Melbourne and has…

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Michele Knightley

Michele Knightley PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Michele is an artist from Boreen Point producing Environment based, original artworks with a Coastal Australian theme. She grew up in Noosa and feels a strong connection with nature. Michele works in the traditional mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking and photography. She has also developed her own technique of combining…

Geoff Cook

Geoffrey Cook KNIFE ARTISAN Geoff is a passionate gold and silversmith who has been crafting one-of-a-kind pieces for 40 years, keeping traditional methods alive by harnessing the transformative qualities of fire and water. Visitors to his workshop will be amazed to learn what really goes into manufacturing a beautiful yet fully functional knife. Geoff employs…

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Erica Evans

Erica Evans PAINTER Erica enjoys creating a variety of works in acrylics and oils. She favours birds in the foreground of our Australian landscape as her subject and they occupy the main body of her work. She draws inspiration from observing and photographing birds and that she has met on her travels and around the…

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Ann White

Ann White PAINTER The Noosa hinterland’ mountains, wildlife, natural environment and townships provide abundant inspiration for Ann’s works, however when the chance to travel is presented, art materials are top of her packing list. A practicing artist for 15 years, Ann has studied under a number of notable teachers including Amanda Penrose-Hart, Dr Robert Preston,…

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones PAINTER Lisa is an acrylic artist and loves colourful creative portraiture. She studied creative portraiture at the Brisbane Institute of Art. This is her 5th Open Studios. This time around Lisa is adding garden totems to her repertoire, these are carved out of bamboo and make a lovely garden feature, and of course…

Trevor Purvis

Trevor Purvis PAINTER Trevor is an award winning artist. His energetic, contemporary outback paintings are now collected all around Australia including by many commercial art galleries in the capital citys. His popular, Energise your painting, workshops attract art-hungry students to his Maluti Studio and his now famous outback painting experiences. Address: “Maluti” 27 Musa Vale…

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Sarah Therese

Sarah Therese CERAMICIST For the past ten years, Sarah has enjoyed making with colour, paint and clay. Her art is usually detailed, often inspired by nature in the grounds of her studio at Quixotica Art Space, where she creates alongside her partner, Rowley Drysdale. Recently Sarah has created a series of ceramic pieces decorated utilising…

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Sandra Robertson

Sandra Robertson CERAMICIST Sandra is a studio potter with a long history in all things ceramic. She creates a variety of wheel thrown functional ware such as dinner sets, tea pots, serving bowls and wine cups. Her decoration includes hand carved patterns and makes her own wood ash glazes, then once fires in a reduction…

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Rowley Drysdale

Rowley Drysdale CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Rowley Drysdale is an artist working primarily in ceramics, sculpture and mixed media. He is known as one of Australia’s foremost ceramic artists and wood firers. His practice spans four decades, with a particular focus on glazed wood fired work and the development of unique high fired glazes.…

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Kerry Norman

Kerry Norman MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | SCULPTOR Kerry is a painter/sculpture that has truly discovered and shared the power art can deliver. Famous across Australia for her trademarks sculptures ‘Mortal Portals’, she has been able to bring a strong message and a sense of fun and quirkiness to the sculpturing world. Like many artist Kerry’s…

Marg Watt

Marg Watt MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Marg retired as a primary school teacher in 2015 and relocated from the Snowy Mountains area of NSW to the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. She has always been passionate about creativity and her love of colour and detail was an integral part of her teaching practice. She is…

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Linda A Evans

Linda A Evans PAINTER Linda was born in Indonesia and started painting with water colours 14 years ago at home using a book she borrowed from a friend. She developed her skills by joining some workshops locally and when she travels abroad. Her artworks inspired by the visual arts experienced on her travels. She paints…

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Jan Murphy

Jan Murphy PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER After a successful photographic career, selling internationally, Jan began painting in 2015. Mainly self-taught and attending workshops, Jan’s paintings have brightness of colour and light to show movement, energy, emotion and feelings, created with mixed media, acrylic, oil & cold wax, collage and found objects. Her hand-made stencils,…

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Fiona Groom

Fiona Groom PAINTER Professionally Fiona’s activities have included exhibitions in State and National Arts Festivals as well as Group Shows, publications and a TV episode of Put Some Colour in Your Life which resulted in examples of her work being sent to the moon in 2023 as part of an Art Library. Ms. Groom volunteers…

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Dennis Forshaw

Dennis Forshaw CERAMICIST | GALLERY Dennis has been a professional potter/tertiary teacher and mentor for over 30 years. The recipient of numerous awards. Specializes in reduction fired crystalline glazes on porcelain and large naked raku vessels. Dennis aims to stretch the porcelain to its fullest potential. He has spent many years refining his glazes to…

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Dale Leach

Dale Leach ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER Dale gained a Dip of Art and Design at Prahran CAE after travelling across Europe, and Canada. She then taught art in High Schools, Technical Schools and Colleges in Vic, WA, NT and Qld. On returning to Qld, Dale undertook an art marketing course and had her first solo show,…

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Bronwyn Barton

Bronwyn Barton PAINTER Bronwyn is an emerging artist from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Her artworks are a response to the positive and the negative shapes, the textures, lines, shadows and reflections she sees all around her. Her artworks are characterised by the layering of pigment and the expressive mark making which results in artworks that…

Wendy Britton

Wendy Britton CERAMICIST Wendy has a great sense of fun which comes through in her quirky bright & colourful pieces. She also likes to incorporate her love of the flora and fauna which is in abundance in her surrounds. She thinks the best part of being a full time ceramicist is the variety and creativity.…

Saren Dobkins

Saren Dobkins PAINTER Saren Dobkins has been painting professionally since 1982, while pursuing many interests from photography, literature and personal development. Her distinctive work is painterly, accomplished in her use of colour and underlying geometry; symbolic and intuitive. Integrating the abstraction of African sculpture, the tonal, surface expressionism of modernist art, Saren sensitively explores the…

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Dave Gilbert

Dave Gilbert CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR After moving to Noosa in the 90’s, Dave joined the Wallace House Watercolour, Creative Artists and Tinbeerwah Art Groups. He paints with watercolour and acrylics, incorporating skills from his pastry-cooking days, using piping-bags and pallet-knives to add texture and structure to his underwater scenes. Dave later joined the…

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Yanni van Zijl

Yanni van Zijl SCULPTOR | CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Yanni seeks to investigate flow, form & shadow in her sculptural pieces. A multi-media artist, she explores themes around environmental issues. Nature is both inspiration and motivator. Her aim is to share joy with the viewer as much she had in the creation of it.…

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Susan Neuvonen

Susan Neuvonen PAINTER Water, weather, landscape and life is what Susan’s work is about. Australian born of Finnish parents, Susan grew up in the Australian bush and a small coastal town on the mid-north coast of NSW. These influences are evident in Susan’s work, as is her life as parent of a son with cerebral…

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Sue Boyd

Sue Boyd MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Sue graduated from the University of South Australia being awarded the Harry P Gill Medal for the highest grades in visual arts and design over the four-year course. After graduation she worked in advertising. Sue also illustrated children’s books by award-winning author, Colin Thiele and designed window displays for major…

Sharon Jack

Sharon Jack MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Sharon specialises in sizable stylised Street Art on canvas. “From the Street to your living room.” A natural progression from Lyrical abstract expressionism. Sharon describes her work as intuitive, spontaneous expression and carefree paint handling working with alcohol ink and water based spray paint. Her work creates an expectation among…

Pierre Otth

Pierre Otth SCULPTOR Seeing August Rodin’s Danaide in Paris initially inspired me to sculpt. An intense feeling of creativity has stayed with me ever since, consequently sculpting has become my passion among all other art forms. I use automatic drawing for my initial sketches. This subconscious approach, when carving stone, usually leads to ideas of…

Michele Rudder

Michele Rudder PAINTER Michele’s education in Art, started at” l’Ecole Des Beaux Arts” in France. Moving to Australia, went to “Stanley Street School of Art” in Adelaide.” Ikebana School of Art” and “The Gold Coast School of Art” in Queensland. Michele has attended several Workshops by Michael Taylor, Gerard Manion, Rene Bolton, Jeff Makin, Peter Griffin,…

Dinah Wakefield

Dinah Wakefield PAINTER Dinah’s paintings are abstract representations of the light, energy and movement in nature: the invisible currents that underlie the natural world and surface in the landscape we experience. She paints on a large scale creating a unique combination of colour, form and movement. Dinah’s paintings are enjoyed all over the world, including…

Darren White

Darren White PAINTER Darren is a contemporary painter, capturing the Australian landscape through his easy-going lens of nostalgia and emotion. His paintings are collected by those seeking the chilled out vibes of a road-trip holiday. Working purely from memory, rather than from photos or real life, Darren allows the extraneous details of the landscape to…

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Pan Pottery

Pan Pottery CERAMICIST Pan Pottery pots are hand made by Angus McDiarmid using a traditional wood fire kiln, kick wheel and and a blend of Australian and locally dug clays. Each pot is completely unique as the clay and fire decide the finish of the pot. Making in his new studio which is built with…

Susan Schmidt

Susan Schmidt PAINTER Susan’s works are contemporary and figurative with subtle abstract elements and surprises. Acrylic and oil layered and rubbed back evoking nostalgia. Inviting appreciation for the taken for granted, reflecting concern for the environment and sustainable living. Exhibiting in solo and selected shows since 1998 and since 2012 internationally, including the Chelsea International…

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Her abstract paintings and drawings express a subtropical natural environment. She works primarily en plein air, using often calligraphic marks, depth of shadow and varied surfaces to evoke the felt energy within subtle seasonal variations of her local landscape. Her ambition is to entice viewers of her works…

Kevin Dick

Kevin Dick SCULPTOR Kevin has been a master craftsman boatbuilder of high quality powered boats of his own design that have a reputation for quality throughout Australia. With 50 years experience he is now focussed on sculpture and over the last four years has created some amazing artwork along maritime and aboriginal themes. Address: 4…

Julia Carter

Julia Carter MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Julia Carter’s paintings overflow with optimism, energy and a sense of celebration; such is her attitude to life. Her Degree with honours, in Sculpture and Literature and Diploma of Early Childhood Education allude to the intuitive, tactile, emotive and playful approach to her work. Each piece is intentionally layered with…

Jo Cook

Jo Cook MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | SCULPTOR Jo Cook is an artist and sculptor based in Noosa Heads. Her life and art has been profoundly influenced by growing up with a severely intellectually disabled sister in a fragile family environment. She became a full time artist after a long career in speech pathology. Women, spirituality…

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Jenny Hines

Jenny Hines PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Jenny is an abstract artist who enjoys experimenting with paint, often applying it straight from the tube, building up layers, and then scraping back with a palette knife. The landscape is a constant theme in her paintings, which evolve naturally and find their own…

Jan Carlson

Jan Carlson PAINTER Jan’s watercolours are easily recognisable for their intense colour and fluid techniques. Her works have been recognized in numerous competitions and exhibitions. Participating in the Hamilton Island artist in residence program for several years many of her works have been purchased by visitors from Australia and overseas. Address: 5/5 Russell St, Noosaville…

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Helen Lawson

Helen Lawson MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Helen’s artworks have been exhibited in competitive exhibitions in most states since 1997 with many awards both in traditional and contemporary genres. Local awards include those given by Gympie and Noosa Regional Galleries, Maleny Art Awards, Kenilworth Festival of Arts and Butter Factory Arts Centre. Mixed media allows…

Giuliana de Witts

Giuliana de Witts PAINTER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Giuliana’s works are eclectic, colourful, figurative and abstract, playing with a mix of mediums. She responds to the connection between self, medium and subject matter, bringing a tangible authenticity of expression, sometimes resulting in a bold and vibrant statement other times a subtle strength of…

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Clare Riddington Jones

Clare Riddington Jones PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Clare is an experienced artist who has been painting for over 25 years. Clare’s love of nature is apparent in both her art and photography. She has a natural sense of colour and her art is always harmonious, colourful and full of movement and texture. She paints a wide…