Arts Radar: Spring 2023
This season’s exciting new exhibitions in Noosa’s galleries, studios and arts centres.
UNTIL 1 OCTOBER
Featuring robotics, bio-art, screen-based works, installations, participatory and generative art, Experimenta’s 8th national touring exhibition showcases 26 leading Australian and International artists whose work makes a significant contribution to current dialogues about the changing landscape of life as we know it. Fostering creativity that extends the aesthetic, conceptual, and experiential potential of art forms, Experimenta is dedicated to the future of art driven by technology.
14 OCTOBER UNTIL 26 NOVEMBER
A group exhibition featuring group works by Courtney Scheu & Itamar Freed; Eco Trio (Rosie Lloyd-Giblett, Yanni Van Zijl & Helena Jackson Lloyd); Ketakii Jewson-Brown & Shaye Hardisty; Mia Hacker, Brian Warner & Kilagi Nielson; Studio 26 (Petalia Humphries & Jaime Kiss); and Tamara Kirby & Corrie Wright.
Riverside, 9 Pelican Street, Tewantin
Ph: 07 5329 6145
POMONA RAILWAY STATION GALLERY
UNTIL 27 SEPTEMBER
In Secure & Fresh Crop: Jennie Rutz
In Secure is a collection of seven paintings by Jennie Rutz that explore levels of attachment and detachment in romantic relationships; while Fresh Crop is an assemblage of six paintings of a woman in a lemon orchard, creating one thought-provoking work.
UNTIL 4 OCTOBER
Big Magic: Kym Henkee-Poole and Julie Dare
Kym and Julie present an exhibition of vibrant, contemporary paintings with a name inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s book of the same title, exploring the inspiration that comes and goes on an artist’s journey.
10 Station Street, Pomona
Ph: 5485 2950
UNTIL 10 October
P I E C E S: Blair McNamara 2023
“These works are my surrender to ‘play’ as I swim deeper into abstraction. With my acrylic paints, colours emerge in layers as an indirect response of my gratitude for belonging here.” – Blair.
An Exhibition of Paintings by Jan Williamson
As one of Australia’s premier portrait artists, Jan’s work portrays people and often intricate studies of children at play, engrossed in their own world. This will be a long-awaited solo exhibition for those that know and love Jan’s work.
5/43 Access Crescent, Coolum Beach
Ph: 5471 7366
18 OCTOBER, 10.30Am-2.30pm
Presented by ca gallery, enjoy Pam’s bold yet minimal works inspired by nature along with fine food and wine, live music and artist talks.
Palm Creek Estate, 36 McCords Rd, Yandina Creek. Ticketed event.
UNTIL 1 OCTOBER
Gareth Edwards: Ocean Light
Showcasing a stunning new collection of evocative, abstract landscape oil paintings. The works have been painted in the famous Porthmeor Studios, St Ives, Cornwall, UK. A unique opportunity to experience these incredible works up close and personal. Opening Night: 16 September, 6pm – 8pm.
6/32 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Ph: Steve – 0400 716 526; Karen – 0400 716 553
The Hub for Noosa Open Studios
Wallace House will be transformed into a gallery showcasing the work of all artists participating in Noosa Open Studios. The popular Pop-up Café will be serving delicious treats each weekend.
An art and craft market brimming with Christmas gifts for family and friends, all unique and hand-made by group members. Pick up artisan creations from 9am to 3pm and enjoy sips and bites from the Pop-up Café.
Wallace House, 1 Wallace Drive, Noosaville
Ph: 5474 1211
UNTIL 15 OCTOBER
Creative Generation: Excellence Awards in Visual Arts
This annual exhibition recognises excellence in senior visuals arts in Queensland, featuring video, film and electronic imaging as well as ceramics, costume and stage design, drawing, environmental design, fibre arts, graphic design, installation, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, product design and sculpture. Award winners from each region are selected to take part in an exhibition each year at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Brisbane.
11A Maple Street, Cooroy
Ph: 07 5442 6665
Bendigo Bank invites local artists to create, exhibit and sell their works in the Community Bank Art Space as Artists in Residence.
20 SEPTEMBER-13 OCTOBER
13 OCTOBER-17 NOVEMBER
17 NOVEMBER-15 DECEMBER
36a Maple Street, Cooroy
Ph: 5447 7131
UNTIL 17 OCTOBER
Jennie Smith & Carole Hampson
17 OCTOBER-13 NOVEMBER
13 NOVEMBER-15 DECEMBER
114 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin
Ph: 5440 5289