2019 Program 2019 Program

3 May - 16 June 2019
'The Force that Through the
Green Fuse Drives the Flower'

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower is an ambitious exhibition project that sets out to re-create the abundant and biodiverse natural ecosystems of the Noosa region – inside Noosa Regional Gallery – while also exploring how humans interact with and coexist with this space. Taking its title from the Dylan Thomas poem, the exhibition sets out to consider and convey the interconnectedness of nature and humankind, the energy and force that flows through each and the cycle of life and destruction that makes it wondrous and sublime.

Featuring:  A.J. Taylor,  Ash Keating,  Bianca Beetson,  Deidre But-Husaim,  Kim Guthrie,  Lisa Morgan,  Dr.Leah Barclay,
Lou Jaeger,  Natalie Ryan, Naomi White, Sam Leach, Sarah Rayner, Simon Finn, Ryan Jones and Tess Chodan. 

Image: Sarah Rayner, A short story from a long tale (detail), 2018, hand carved porcelain with terra sigillata. Photo credit:Greg Piper 

This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

An affiliate exhibition of the Victorian based           
ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 festival



21 June - 28 July 2019



I hope you get this, Raquel Ormella

This exhibition brings together new and recent work by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Raquel Ormella.
I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella includes work from a wide variety of media, and particularly draws on her experimental textile works. The exhibition explores key themes that Ormella has consistently focused on:social and environmental activism; human and animal relationships; nationalism and national identity.       

Image: Raquel Ormella,I hope you get this (detail),2018, silk and cotton embroidery thread on linen ,8x10cm.Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery Brisbane.Photo: David Paterson
A NETS Victoria and Shepparton Art Museum touring exhibition, curated by Rebecca Coates and Anna Briers.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program as well as receiving development
assistance from NETS Victoria’s Exhibition Development Fund, supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.



Ted Barraclough

Sunshine Coast artist Ted Barraclough grew up in the bush and knew all the local birds. He whittled and carved as a boy. Ted continued his interest in bird-watching and carving and eventually melded the two into his present art form, specialising in Australian Native Birds.




2 August - 8 September 2019


Use is a new exhibition of contemporaryjewellery and small objects, exploring the impact of ‘tools’ in artisan practice,developed by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland. Selected artists: Helen Bird, Jac Dyson, Lois Hayes, Catherine Hunter, Alicia Lane,Catherine Large, Samuel Lintern, Andy Lowrie, Nellie Peoples, Clare Poppi, Kierra-Jay Power, Paola Raggo, Elizabeth Shaw, Katie Stormonth, Rebecca Ward, Helen Wyatt and Xiaohui Yang.

Image: Catherine Large, Multichrome (detail)2017,Group of Multichrome Shovels. Photo: Michelle Bowden,Visuall





Wear 2 from Here - Gerhard Herbst
Wear 2 from Here explores the process and linage of choice through the medium of contemporary jewellery.
Sunshie Coast jeweller Gerhard Herbst explores the role and definition of contemporary jewellery into the future.

Image: Gerhard Herbst,Collar (detail),25x25cm.Photo:Courtesy the artist



1 November - 1 December 2019


 Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize
 Dedicated to the memory of contemporary   visual artist, art educator and collector,the   late Lyn McCrea, the national award   promotes excellence in contemporary   Australian drawing.

 Image: Winner 2018, Ginny Grayson, Min Little   Black Muse (detail), 2017, charcoal   on paper,   63cm x 79cm





6 December - 26 January 2019