Stevens Street Gallery

Stevens Street Gallery GALLERY Keeping art local! Whether you’re a purveyor of the fine arts or a passionate, arty minded purchaser, there’ll be something for you in the wealth of ‘finds’ at the Sunshine Coast’s reinvigorated Stevens Street Gallery, in the heart of historical Yandina. As a gallery and artisan store combined, you’ll be treated…

Janet Clay

Janet Clay PAINTER From early childhood, painting at the kitchen table to her experience working and exploring the communities of the northern Territory as a nurse. Janet evokes and portrays her emotions thought her art. Whether they be of her landscapes of the Australian outback or her inspirational seascapes from sailing through the pacific islands,…

Rachel Pedrana

Rachel Pedrana PAINTER & TEXTILE ARTIST 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. Rachel’s distinctive style of painting is Inspired by her understanding of composition & form accentuating natural elements, movement & light in her designs.…

Yandina Art & Framing

Yandina Art & Framing GALLERY Yandina Art & Framing has been consistently serving the people of the hinterland and beyond for over 25 years.  Brian Curry, who founded the business, has been a long standing identity in arts and music in the district, and his reputation for fine quality work, attention to detail and appreciation…

Shelley Harkness

Shelley Harkness PAINTER 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 that are evoked by the classic beach shacks that abound on our coastal fringes. Shelley wants…

Define Art

Define Art GALLERY 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. Our stores connect artists with the community by curating art spaces that showcase talented local Sunshine Coast makers and creators. One of…

Jules McCrae

Jules McCrae METALWORK & SCULPTURE Sunshine Coast artist Jules McCrae likes to describe herself as a functional artist, spending most of her working life in the Arts, beginning with an Associate Diploma in Commercial Art. This was followed by gaining a trade in Signwriting, learning the old traditions of brushwork which lead her to many…

Kerry Ide

Kerry Ide DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR Kerry’s love of nature and the animal world shines through in her illustrations. She is fascinated with our unique Australian flora and fauna and wishes to bring awareness to what a truly precious gift they are. While studying graphic design, Kerry discovered Wacom tablets and digital drawing. She was immediately captivated…

Shyanne Clarke

Shyanne Clarke PAINTER 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 store brands, featured in whole stores collections and on runways from Bondi to Hawaii, evolving expectantly into fine art. Like it always has…

James Stickland

James Stickland PAINTER 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, Cooroy Butter Factory Peoples choice. A self-confessed art addict where there is never enough time to paint. Studying under Sally Ryan former Julian Ashton School…

Karan Gerard

Karan Gerard PAINTER 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 the viewer to complete the story she is telling. She works primarily in watercolour, and has developed…

Karen Buckle

Karen Buckle PAINTER 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 abstract styles, Karen paints deliciously fresh fruity florals, colourful coastal creations inspired by sunny tropical Sunshine Coast Living. Location 10 Glenlea…

Gemma Troy

Gemma Troy GALLERY 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 inspiration from her childhood memories and nature. Her artwork is bright, expressive and energetic. Her poetry reaches depths…

Peter Evans

Peter Evans PAINTER 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 Children and creates his own artwork from his new Studio in Palmview Forest. His paintings are generally abstract…

Michael Augustine

Michael Augustine PAINTER 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 to the Sunshine Coast the focus is only fine art with an emphasis on traditional values in art. He…

Carlie Johnston

Carlie Johnston RESIN ARTIST The artist behind Seajay Art – Carlie’s art is inspired by the ocean and natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast. She explores a creative process using resin to provide depth and texture. In addition to wall art, she moulds and manipulates resin to create beautiful and unique homewares. Carlie has won…

Esther Beaton

Esther Beaton PHOTO PAINTING & DIGITAL PAINTING Hungarian-born Esther Beaton moved to the salubrious Sunshine Coast to be more in touch with the object of her art: nature. A past resident of Canada and the USA, where she obtained a BA in Archaeology, she became a full time commercial photographer upon moving to Australia over…

Sharon Hegarty

Sharon Hegarty PAINTER 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 & making props, teaching art, collaborating with interior designers supplying original artworks to hotels resorts and homes Australia wide. Sharon currently works with acrylics, watercolour &…

Denise Daffara

Denise Daffara PAINTER 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. Reoccurring motifs include Australian and New Zealand floral, plant and bird life. You’ll also find Matisse inspired feminine figures visiting her painted interiors and table…

Tess Clapperton

Tess Clapperton PAINTER 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 a passion for painting the natural world – beach, hinterland, and vistas recalled from her travels overseas and her native Poland. Location 2/21 Flinders…

Angelique Wavés

Angelique Wavés PAINTER & PHOTOGRAPHER 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, participated in over 40 group shows and her work is held in private collections both nationally and internationally Location 89 Yandina-Coolum…

Jackie Orme Ward

Jackie Orme Ward SHOEMAKER & LEATHERWORK Pendragon Shoes is the designer shoemaker team Jackie Orme Ward and Adrian Lockwood. They have been creating their original designs since 1987. They make one off designs and limited edition collections for clients both locally and around the world. Pendragon also teach workshops in sandal, shoe and boot making.…

Brisky Creations

Brisky Creations GALLERY BRISKY CREATIONS is a collaboration of the creatives in the family. ​ It is the name that all the weird and wonderful wares are created under. Often at local markets and gradually add bits and pieces to our online shop. Everyone in the family is creative and has input. Between all of…

Kym Tabulo

Kym Tabulo DIGITAL ARTIST 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 publications. Tabulo combines her drawings, paintings and photographs using an XP–Pen drawing tablet to produce digital collages. She works in…

Aileen Greig

Aileen Greig JEWELLERY, GLASS MAKING & METALWORK Aileen draws upon her early training as a silversmith to create unique jewellery. She originally trained many years ago at what was then called the Queensland College of Art and then went on to work as a jeweller in a commercial jewellery studio. She then went on to…

Teresa Durie

Teresa Durie PAINTER 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 ballet for many years in her childhood is the inspiration of her work. She has won awards for her…

Rod Arnold

Rod Arnold PAINTER 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 subject, appreciate a captured moment in time, the sense of place and the story being portrayed. His work is evidence of chasing light and…

Sara Hope

Sara Hope PAINTER 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, or alternatively creating inky and sassy female portraiture. Creating art transports Sara into an idyllic and alternate world where there is no…

Wayne Clayton

Wayne Clayton PAINTER 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. From greens and blues splashed with golds and coppers, to vibrant yellows dotted with warm browns, his work expresses the…

Tara Sage

Tara Sage PAINTER 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 of her upbringing in Western Australia, which were in such extreme contrast to the cool climate and high peaks of the…

Naomi Pettenuzzo

Naomi Pettenuzzo PAINTER 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 Reproduction Apprenticeship, later shifting to designing custom homes and property development. After the loss of her beloved husband, Naomi moved…

Margaret Turner

Margaret Turner PAINTER 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 private collections. She trained as a sculptor in the 80’s. She now paints and says that, while they exist on a flat surface the works…

Magali Feuga

Magali Feuga PAINTER 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 component of her life and art practice, her work is constantly exploring and experimenting without boundaries to create…

Tony Coles

Tony Coles PAINTER & DRAWER 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. Inspired by his local environment and the dynamics of land meeting sea, Tony’s paintings tend towards abstraction and the balancing…

Caloundra Regional Gallery

Caloundra Regional Gallery GALLERY Caloundra Regional Gallery presents a changing exhibition program featuring leading local and national artists. Professional curators and education staff develop and deliver a range of exhibitions and public programs exploring the unique culture and character of the Sunshine Coast. Location 22 Omrah Ave, Caloundra, QLD 4551

Art School Co.

Art School Co. ART SCHOOL Art School Co. is one of Australia’s largest private Art Schools with over 500 weekly students in attendance. During Open Studios, Art School Co’s teachers artworks will be on display including its Director Jess Le Clerc, who is one of Australia’s most prominent emerging, figurative & portrait painters. Location 32…

Gretchen Keelty

Gretchen Keelty DRAWER, PRINTMAKER, PAINTER & SCULPTOR 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 work and in person. Her still life collection has been acquired over decades and celebrates…

Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith PAINTER & SCULPTOR 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 stylised approach to country and the distinctive light . The most recent works are now exploring…

Amanda Davidson

Amanda Davidson PAINTER & COLLAGE ARTIST 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 a reflection of her love of the ocean and the pure enjoyment she personally gets out of surfing. Working…

Helena Jackson-Lloyd

Helena Jackson-Lloyd PAINTER & DRAWER 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 numerous group shows, both locally and interstate. She has been selected as a finalist in prestigious art awards including the John Leslie Art Prize (2020),…

Fleur Muffatti

Fleur Muffatti CERAMICIST, PAINTER & TEXTILE ARTIST “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 media in her of practice. She enjoys upcycling and repurposing where possible, exhibiting in Galleries in…

Jodi Casey

Jodi Casey RECYCLE & REPURPOSE I have always loved the diversity of art in all its forms. I initially started creating pieces in my shed for family & friends about 4 years ago my art technique grew from there. Rusty tools & metal are the perfect eye candy for me. There is just something about…

Denise Lamby

Denise Lamby DRAWING, INSTALLATION & TEXTILES Denise’s creativity with discarded materials continues to evolve and surprise. Passionately aware and influenced by the environment Denise has a strong artistic focus on repurposing and diverting post-consumer products from landfill. Her sculptural and mixed media work draws on numerous skills and techniques, from pen on paper to power…