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Obi Art Prize returns

Obi Art Prize returns

It’s the right time of year to let all the artists across the Sunshine Coast Hinterland know that the Obi Art Prize is now open for entries! October 2019 will see the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre’s second Obi Art Prize taking place from October 4 – 7, at the...
Art with a heart

Art with a heart

Local girl Zarah Smolders (ten) is passionate about saving our oceans from plastic. Recently she channelled that passion into creating an artwork for the Hatchery Crusaders Challenge run by the Queensland Museum as a part of World Science Week 2019. Entrants were...
Creating an understory

Creating an understory

This month, our artist profile is focussing on an entire group of young painters. Graduating Year 6 students of Montville Primary School worked with local professional artist, Judith Sinnamon, to create a rainforest mural to gift to their school and student community....
Sunshine Coast’s purposeful puppets

Sunshine Coast’s purposeful puppets

Disillusioned with working in high-end fashion in Sydney, Rebecca Dostal decided to put her creative talents to better use, bringing wonderment and joy to thousands with her colourful and intriguing puppets.   By Judy Fredriksen Convention is not a doctrine that...
Time to reflect

Time to reflect

By Gay Liddington Brooke Smith, together with her father Gregg Nowell, currently has paintings on display at the Reflection Gallery, Montville Uniting Church. Brooke’s sister, Haylee Freudigmann, is also involved with framed presentations of some of her writings. The...