Exhibitions etc – Arts Connect Inc

Exhibitions – Arts Connect Inc : Arts Connect Inc. encourages excellence within local arts practices through shared activities, workshops, collaboration and mentoring.

  • Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2015, in it’s ten year celebrations. Click here to find out more ..
  • 8 Day Tour of Norfolk Island 24th to 31 October 2015 – Plein Air Painting on Norfolk Island.  If painting is your passion you will love this 8 day tour to beautiful Norfolk Island, escorted by award winning Sunshine Coast artists, Lyn Fraser Roberts and Tricia Taylor.  Lyn and Tricia will source the most scenic spots on the island for you to enjoy and paint to your heart’s content.  Click here to find out more ..
  • SCULPTURE ON THE EDGE 2015 (SOTE), 12 September to 18th  October Click here to find out more ..
  • FLAXTON SAFARI – en plein air, 2nd October, 2015.  Beautiful Morning Sunlight at Spring Falls, Flaxton.  This area includes small lake, with waterlilies, bird life and bush.  A map of area will be provided.  Meet at 8 am – this is a 5-6 minute walk from the parking area.  3 hours of resource gathering, painting or photography.  Click here to find out more ..
  • OPEN STUDIOS (Maleny) – 31st October and 1st November 2015 with Heather Gall.  If you are thinking of a drive to the Hinterland, just for this weekend, I will be having a serious studio clearance on some artworks!   Christmas is just around the corner and I need to make more space!  I will be working on the day too and sharing a few tips!
  • MARY RIVER  SAFARI (Conondale) 14th November 2015 – en plein air
    The beginnings of the beautiful Mary River at Harper Creek (Private Property).  Hostess Jacky Lowry.  Meet at 9 am and follow in convoy to this selected spot or a jeep will be provided if there has been recent rains – (then it’s just half a minute walk from car park).  Followed by Afternoon Tea (provided).  Click here to find out more .. 

Arts Connect Inc (ACI)

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Arts Connect Inc. (ACI) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes the practice and enjoyment of the arts across the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, South East Queensland. Our members are drawn from many areas representing artists, art lovers and patrons.  Our visual artists have a diverse range of skills and experience across many art forms.

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Our goal is to establish and promote the hinterland as a unique ‘arts destination’ and to stimulate a greater understanding of the arts within local communities.  We encourage excellence in arts practices through shared activities including Members’ Exhibitions and Workshops.  Members and friends of ACI also enjoy music, song, food and art at our Social Functions.

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Two major activities of ACI are Sculpture on the Edge (now a national competition set in the beautiful setting of Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny) and our monthly trail of diverse Open Studios across the Blackall Range (commencing August 2015). Studios are open on the last weekend of each month, please visit our website for studio details and locations.

We appreciate support from SCRCouncil, RADF, our major sponsors and many local businesses.

Website:  Arts Connect Inc

Facebook:  Arts Connect – Facebook

YouTube:  Arts Connect – YouTube

Enquiries:  info@artsconnectinc.com.au

ACI Sculture on the Edge 1   ACI Socials

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