Shelley Harkness is a former Visual arts teacher who worked in schools and is now in new space as an emerging artist and discovering the joy of painting. She is drawn to the nostalgia and memories ...

Define Art – the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power...

Shyanne Clarke is a contemporary visual artist with a style that is fluid. Clarke’s background is in commercial textile design with a successful career of swimwear prints adorning department stor...

Roger has a background in science and anthropology and began painting late in life. He has attended various art courses and workshops, but is largely self-taught. He prefers to paint on-site, but h...

James is an award-winning portrait painter, finalist in The Brisbane Portrait Prize, The Perth Lester Prize, Townsville Percivals Prize, Sunshine Coast Local Artist Local Content, Leithbridge 20000...

Karan is an internet self taught artist. Now retired she is able to paint consistently and explore techniques which capture the spirit of the scene as opposed to realism. She believes it is up to t...

Chris’s creations are inspired by courageous transitions, imagined other worlds, and an awareness of the responsibility we all have in creating a more beautiful planet. His works are often un...

Jo is enchanted by Nature. The beauty and mysteries of the natural world entrance her. Jo’s watercolour paintings reveal her mystical experiences and beings encountered whilst exploring the l...

Karen Buckle is a painter based on The Sunshine Coast. Karen’s eye for beautiful light soft colours and her skill for composition shines in her paintings. Practicing both abstract and semi abstra...

From early childhood, painting at the kitchen table to her experience working n exploring the communities of the northern Territory as a nurse. Janet evokes n portrays her emotions thought her art....

Australian born, Visual Artist Rachel Pedrana achieved a Certificate in Studio Arts & Photography in a coveted two year scholarship at  P.I.C Hawthorn Campus, Victoria in 1997.

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Gemma is an abstract artist, ceramist and a poet who lives with her heart in her hands. Gemma likes to express herself in myriad of ways including through words, paint and clay. She finds inspirati...

Robert has over 30 years’ art making experience since graduating from the Qld College of Art and describes his art making as ever evolving. He credits his willingness to explore media in new and ...

Peter Evans is an Artist and Art Teacher. Originally from South Australia, Peter moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2005 after living and working in London. He now teaches Art to both Adults and Childr...

When Michael was younger, he obtained a Diploma in Commercial Art, and with this, he run his own business as a Commercial Artist in Margaret River Western Australia. Leaving this behind and moving ...

Sharon has always worked in a creative capacity, a graphic designer in London & Sydney, creating hand painted resort wear ranges, illustration, colour consulting, styling, designing & makin...

Denise Daffara is an established painter, evolving her craft for 20+ years. Her art practice is an intuitive, light and colour fuelled exploration of her life’s journey.

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Tess is a contemporary abstract artist living at beautiful Picnic Point.
She opened her Studio Gallery at Sunshine Cove where she creatives beautiful artwork in various mediums.
She has...

Angelique Wavés is a contemporary seascape artist. Her paintings are gutsy, energetic and are painted from the soul. She has exhibited widely throughout the region, had many solo exhibitions, part...

Glynn trained in watercolour painting as part of his Architecture degree at UNSW. This led to a lifetime of plein air sketching and painting. Glynn has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions and w...

Heather delights in the ‘disordered order’ of the natural world.
Painting in oils, watercolours and acrylics, her love of landscape is evident as she traverses her environment, ob...

nspired by the sense of nostalgia or emotion an artwork can evoke, Tania paints still life arrangements, primarily in oil paints. Graphite pencil animal portraits also form a large part of Tania...

When Maree Austin moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2016, she decided it was time to pursue her life-long passion of studying and creating art. Maree quickly went on to complete an Advanced Diploma in...

Dr Kym Tabulo is an abstract art scholar, practitioner and teacher. She has solo and group exhibitions in Australia, London and New York. Her abstract comics and essays are in international publica...

Teresa is an emerging artist based in Caloundra. She studied both fine art and graphic design.
Her love of movement, skill, story and beauty of dance & ballet since she danced and studied...

Rods passion to paint and create for personal fulfillment is encouraged by the satisfaction of others enjoying his creations.
His self-expression invites the viewer to linger, consider the su...

Sara is a Buderim based magical-realism artist who work predominantly in ink, pastel, acrylic and oil.
Her art is often a reflection of the bonding relationship between females and animals, o...

Janna Pameijer completed a Fine Art degree in 1979 developing sculpture as her form of expression.
In 1980’s Janna co-founded the Queensland Wildlife Artists Society and continued creat...

Wayne’s Works of original art are highly intuitive and deeply symbolic of the natural form and colours of the environment and landscapes he has lived in, he explores and continues to discover...

Tara Sage grew up in a family of generational female artists in Alberta, Canada, with an Australian mother and Canadian father. She spent her developing years relishing in her mother’s memories o...

Naomi Pettenuzzo grew up in the coastal town of Portland Victoria where she found her love for all things Ocean and Sealife. Moving to Melbourne, Naomi completed her Graphic Design and Graphic Repr...

Margaret Ellen Turner has an extensive exhibition profile in national and international, private, public and institutional galleries. She has won significant art awards and is represented in privat...

Magali grew up in an artistic environment. Her father was an accomplished painter and his passion and love for art was fully instilled into her from a very young age.
Freedom being a crucial ...

Annie revels in experimenting with colour and mood in her abstract approach to the world around her. Her contemporary landscapes are inspired by the rolling hills of Peachester/Maleny and express a...

Tony is an established contemporary artist living on the Sunshine Coast with an extensive exhibition history. He has won many major art awards and lectured at University and Tafe institutions.

Patti Henderson lives in the beautiful Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast.
Although she has no formal art training, she feels that she has been creating art in some form all her life.
She...

Buderim artist Gretchen Keelty works across a number of media and disciplines. Her background in biology and anatomy influences much of her practice and she loves to tell a good story, through her ...

Wayne Smith established Studio 5 Art Gallery in 2015 based in the Caloundra Industrial estate. The recent rebranding of Studio 5 to Native Light Studio is a response to the work itself with its sty...

Amanda Davidson creates with salty memories in-mind and her pieces reflect fleeting, sandy, sun-kissed moments. Her current artwork is inspired by the natural grace of surfers and each painting is ...

Tah-Nee has been practising art in different forms for many years, always turning to brush and canvas as a form of expression, communication and escapism. Portraiture, figurative line drawing and t...

Helena Jackson-Lloyd specialises in Wildscapes – Large scale abstract mixed media interpretations of the natural environment.
Helena has held 11 solo exhibitions and exhibited in numero...

Molly has over 25 years’ experience working with glass, copper foil, wire, hand painted fabric and other recycled objects to create beautiful richly coloured art, recycled vintage crockery made i...

“I believe life is for living, so make it fun and an ongoing adventure.” Fleur’s works are an extension of this philosophy. She is a multi-faceted artist exploring different mediums and mixed...

He paints in oil, acrylic and water colour depicting landscapes, birds and wildlife. He is largely self taught but has participated in various classes and workshops to refine his style. He also cre...

Laura Vecmane is a contemporary visual artist passionately expressing herself through several classical and experimental creative media – painting, ceramic, ephemeral art, and sculpture since...

Marcel was born in Quebec, Canada and is now living in Landsborough. He is the founder and director of Bienarte Art School in Brisbane. His research for the ultimate oil painting technique leads hi...

Nicky Carey was born in Dublin Ireland. His art has visual musical qualities which embody the lilts and rhythms of his birth country. He moved to Reesville in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland in early...